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.


Sponsor the APC/CAWP Joint Annual Meeting

Be a sponsor of the APC/CAWP Joint Annual meeting in Key West, FL.  All sponsorships will be tied to the events of the entire Annual Meeting, including:

  • Wednesday Welcome Reception
  • Breakfast
  • Speaker Sessions
  • Optional Group Excursions – Snorkel Tour & Ghost Tour
  • Friday Night Dinner

Go here for a description of the various levels of sponsorship available, along with the benefits that will accompany each sponsorship.

January 21, 2015

American Road & Transportation Builders Association CEO Reacts to State of the Union Speech

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Pete Ruane released the following statement regarding the State of the Union address:

“Since the beginning of the year, Republican and Democratic congressional leaders in the House and Senate have frequently referred to a highway bill as one of their 2015 priorities. President Obama made similar statements in his State of the Union speech. Taken together, it leads us to wonder, ‘What are you waiting for?’”

“If the new Congress is serious about proving to the American people it can govern and if the President wants to accomplish something that has been on his agenda for years, then new investments in surface transportation are an area ripe for bipartisan consensus and action.

“However, policy legacies won’t be earned with more short-term gimmicks and temporary patches of the Highway Trust Fund. It will require Congress and the President to enact a long-term revenue stream to ensure state governments have the reliable federal partner they need to make overdue improvements to America’s roads, bridges and transit systems.”

January 21, 2015

January 21, 2015 – PA Turnpike Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PA Turnpike letter results.

January 21, 2015

Comments Requested on Revisions to DM-4

CT-B-14-013 – Proposed revisions to Pub. 15M – Design Manual Part 4 (DM-4) Policies and Procedures, Appendices and Sections 5 and 6 of the Design Specifications (This is the second of two clearance transmittals prior to the release of a new version of DM-4 in March 2015). To view the documents, go here. Respond directly to PennDOT by February 13, 2015 using the electronic spread sheet provided.

January 20, 2015

Estimate Withholding Proposed For Missed Milestone Dates

Comments are requested on  PennDOT Clearance Transmittal S-14-049 which proposes to modify Pub. 408, Sections 105.03(a) and 108.09 to establish withholding of estimates when an established milestone date is not met for contract work. To view the documents go here. Please provide comments to Bob Latham (rlatham@paconstructors.org) by February 4 to assist preparation of a unified APC response.

January 19, 2015

Council of University Transportation Centers Honors Nine Individuals for Advancing Transportation Research

Three leaders in transportation academia, five students, and one long-time industry advocate were honored January 10 by the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) for their outstanding contributions to transportation research and education. Read More…

January 19, 2015

Texas A&M University Professor Honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

Dr. Jon Epps, senior research fellow and executive associate director of Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) at Texas A&M University was awarded the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) prestigious “S.S. Steinberg Award” January 12 during the association’s annual Research & Education Division (RED) meeting in Washington, D.C.  Read More…

January 19, 2015

APC Members: Tell Us About Your Innovative Project

As a valued member of APC, you are invited to author an article for the Spring 2015 issue of HIGHWAY BUILDER magazine. HB is a leading resource for the Pennsylvania transportation construction industry and offers valuable opportunities for industry professionals to share information with their colleagues.

The spring issue will expand on the Fall Seminar theme, “Achieving Positive Results Through Innovation and Technology.”

Have an idea for an article? Want to highlight a unique project, process or product? Email a brief summary of your idea to csells@paconstructors.org by February 6, and our editor will follow up with you personally.

Final articles are due by February 27.

January 19, 2015

2014 APC/PennDOT Fall Seminar Photos

Photos from the 2014 APC/PennDOT Fall Seminar are now available on APC’s Flickr account. To view the photos, go here.

January 16, 2015

January 15, 2015 – PennDOT Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PennDOT letting results.

January 15, 2015

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