Nov/Dec 2016

Nov/Dec 2016

Since the last article, there have been several changes to both the Federal and State Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has published the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate.

Creating and conserving Texas’ water supply is as important now as ever, and all Texans have a hand in ensuring its future availability: contractors employed to build and maintain water infrastructure, water providers and utilities that supply clean water to cities...

As every construction contractor knows, complying with laws and regulations is part of the cost of doing business. Unfortunately, that cost is rising at a precipitous rate for contractors in the waning days of the Obama Administration.

For the last year, here at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), we have been working with our local partners to develop a plan for how best to address Texas’ growing transportation needs. That plan is the 2017 Unified Transportation Program (UTP).

We’re all guilty. Sometimes we lack awareness of our situation; sometimes we lose focus. We take risks. They stack up. And that’s when accidents happen. Gary Norland provided riveting testimony about a dramatically life changing moment...

The Texas Project Award Program began in 1987 when Raymond Stotzer, Engineer-Director of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, asked Tom Johnson to partner with him to recognize department and contractor project employees...

Austin Area AGC leaders searched for a different type of event to raise PAC money after having spring and fall golf outings in recent years. They think they found their answer.

AGC members set another Scholarship Gala record on Oct. 5 by raising $828,873 with a to-capacity attendance, splendid entertainment by Neal McCoy, and a night full of fun that might be hard to match.

t is difficult to determine which of our many activities are the most interesting. I am going to start off by reviewing our West Texas Area changes.

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