APC is a trade association consisting of more than 400 members that include contractors, consulting engineers, material suppliers, manufacturers, and others with an interest in Pennsylvania’s road and bridge construction industry. The association has been serving the industry for more than 80 years and represents the majority of active highway contractors in the state.



May 25 – PA Turnpike Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PA Turnpike letting results.

May 25, 2016

APC Building Closure – May 27

APC has been advised by PPL Electric that they plan to replace our transformer, which will happen on Friday, May 27, 2016. While this work is being performed, all commercial electricity to the APC Building will be suspended. It will therefore be necessary to close our building when the power is shut off. Please note, during the power outage our phone system will be down. If you should need immediate assistance during this closure, please email staff members directly.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

May 25, 2016

May 20, 2016 – PennDOT Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PennDOT letting results.

May 20, 2016

ARTBA Successful on Local Hire Issue

Earlier this week the House Transportation, Housing & Urban Development Subcommittee approved legislation that would fund the U.S. Department of Transportation in FY 2017. The measure would provide $43.3 billion for highway investment (as called for in the FAST Act) and $12.2 billion for public transportation ($200 million more than the FAST Act recommends).

The measure also includes language retaining common sense limitations on the Obama Administration’s initiative to allow state and local agencies to impose geographic and economic hiring preferences on federal-aid highway and transit contracts. As we did a year ago, ARTBA and AGC of America advocated strongly for this provision, which requires the public agency requesting the hiring preference to make certifications relating to the pool of available labor, displacement of current workers and cost increases. Read More…

May 19, 2016

Member Anniversarys

Company milestone celebrations recognize the advancements of your company and serve as a tool to raise awareness of your business in your community. Is your company celebrating a milestone anniversary this year? Let us know – we’d love to share your news with our HIGHWAY BUILDER magazine readers. Send your email (about 300 words) to Cindy Sells at csells@paconstructors.org by May 27, 2016 for inclusion in the summer issue.

May 19, 2016

ARTBA – July Events

ARTBA is holding two events in Washington, DC in July. Registration for the July 13 workshop is complimentary with your P3 Conference Registration.

  • 28th Annual ARTBA Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference
    July 13-15, 2016
    Go Here for more Information
    (Early bird registration ends May 20)
  • 3rd Annual National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates
    July 13, 2016
    Go Here for more Information
May 18, 2016

APC Members Urge Congress to Fix Federal Highway Fund Deficit

Several APC members completed a recent trip to our nation’s capital as part of the ARTBA’s and Transportation Construction Coalition’s Annual Fly-In. This year’s message was to communicate with our congressional delegation that the levels of funding authorized in the newly enacted federal FAST ACT need to be honored. Additionally, the delegation was asked to sign on the “Graves-Norton” letter, which was asking the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee to consider making a permanent solution to the federal Highway Trust Fund structural revenue deficit as part of any tax reform proposal that Congress may be considering in the near future. The FAST ACT did not address this structural deficit when it was enacted last year.

Appointments were held with Congressmen Meehan, Kelly, Perry, Shuster, Dent, Barletta, Costello, Doyle and Thompson.

May 12, 2016

Pilot Project Special Provisions for Bridge Decks

PennDOT has issued a Step Two Clearance Transmittal for Pilot Project Special Provisions for Bridge Decks, Sections 704 and 1001. Members are urged to review this CT and comment before May 18 (links below). APC issued comments to Step One, listing several concerns.

May 6, 2016

APC Flagger Train-the-Trainer: JULY 22

Registration is now open for the next Flagger Train-the-Trainer session on July 22, 2016, at the APC office in Harrisburg.

May 5, 2016

Spring 2016 Issue of Highway Builder Now Available

The Spring 2016 edition of Highway Builder has been mailed to subscribers. An electronic (pdf) version is also available for download here.

April 18, 2016

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