Bob Alger of Lane Construction Elected ARTBA Chairman

October 11, 2018

Robert (Bob) E. Alger, P.E., president and chief executive officer of The Lane Construction Corporation, has been elected 2018-2019 American Road & Transportation Builders Association.  Alger’s entire 40-year career has been spent with Lane.  Under his leadership, the company has grown from a regional Northeast contractor to become a national transportation and heavy civil construction powerhouse.

His roster of ARTBA volunteer leadership positions includes: senior vice chairman, first vice chairman, Contractors Division president, Contractors Division first vice president, ARTBA Foundation trustee, and Trans2020: “MAP-21 Policy Promotion, Implementation & Funding Enhancement Task Force” co-chair.  Alger’s leadership roles extend to numerous other industry groups.

Outlining his chairman’s agenda, Alger said ARTBA would remain laser-focused on its core mission of transportation market development by working to achieve three main goals: a permanent revenue solution for the Highway Trust Fund; passage of a new infrastructure investment package that includes significant investments in the National Highway Freight Network; and laying the groundwork for the scheduled 2020 reauthorization of the FAST Act highway and transit investment law.  The association will also “continue to collaborate with federal agencies to build a regulatory environment conducive to more efficient and safe project delivery,” he added.

Watch a video about Alger on ARTBA’s YouTube Channel.


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