MOVING OUR ECONOMY
The Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) offers diverse programs and services to provide its members with a global competitive edge.
Assisted Pima County with Job Order Contract increase to $2 million dollars
ATB members delivered a record-high level of pavement preservation and road repair projects. Approximately $130 million region wide
Assisted the region in reducing asphalt mix designs to increase project efficiency
Facilitated the region developing Chip Seal mix specifications to a regional standard
Continued strengthening working relations with regional municipalities to discuss and provide solutions to industry issues and key topics
Collaborated with local municipalities
Supported local transportation funding and ballot measures
Sponsored regional committees to assess and improve project delivery process
Connected industry leaders with young professionals across private and public sectors with over 900 people in attendance at events
EDUCATE, SUSTAIN, AND PROMOTE THE COMMON INTEREST IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Founded in 1984 by Ed Snell (Tricon), Ben Luster (Luster Contracting), Gordon Nelson (Nelson Pipeline), and Lucky Hurford (SAECO), Tucson Underground Contractors Association represented local contractors only. Years following, the association changed its name to reflect and expand service offerings.
In 2014, TUCA amended its name to be the Arizona Transportation Builders Association (ATB) and remains a nonprofit organization consisting of more than 100 individual businesses and organizations in Southern Arizona.