July 28, 2016
OSHA Regulations

OSHA Silica Regulations

New silica exposure regulations causing industry concern.

ARTBA joins lawsuit in federal court to challenge validity.

On March 24, (OSHA) issued new regulations to significantly tighten the existing federal standard for allowable worker exposure to crystalline silica dust: a basic …

July 26, 2016
President's Letter

President’s Message

A renewed sense of synergy on multiple levels:

Continuing to build on an inspiring year.

The passage of the RhodeWorks program in early February was a milestone moment. For the first time in Rhode Island’s history, the transportation construction industry …

July 15, 2016
Safety Week Recap

Safety Week Recap

Safety awareness/training kicks off active spring season.

CIRI-led effort coincides with National Safety Week.

National Safety Week, which takes place annually the first week in May, has become a key tradition for the construction industry. Again in 2016, CIRI sponsored …

July 15, 2016
ARTBA Regional Meeting

ARTBA Regional Conference

ARTBA Northeast Regional Meeting held in Providence.

CIRI was co-sponsor for annual two-day event.

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) conducts a series of annual regional meetings, which are valuable opportunities for transportation construction professionals to network and …

July 15, 2016
Scholarship Awards

Scholarship Awards

2016 Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships awarded.

Six students honored at CIRI Annual Spring Dinner Meeting.

Marking the sixth year of its scholarship program, CIRI has awarded $2,500 to each of six students to apply to their college studies. Since its …

June 30, 2016
ARTBA Outlook

ARTBA Outlook

Transportation funding outlook brightens on both federal and state levels.

ARTBA’s Alison Black and RIDOT Director Alviti featured at May 25 event at Alpine CC.

During the first six months of 2016, major funding commitments by the U.S. Congress and …

June 30, 2016
RhodeWorks Report

RhodeWorks Report

RIDOT releases first RhodeWorks quarterly report.

New focus on increased accountability and transparency is evident in expanded format.

RIDOT Construction Contracts To Be Advertised: FFY 2016 4th Quarter (7/1 through 9/30) Project Expected Award Value ($M) Providence River Pedestrian Bridge…

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