Roads Around the World: Bob & Beverly’s Diary of their “Around the World Trip”

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018

From Bob:

The time has finally arrived! Beverly and I begin our “Around the World by Private Jet” trip. I still pinch myself; finding it hard to believe that Beverly and I are recipients of this incredible gift from our FTBA family. It is truly the …

2018 FTBA Convention Photos Available!

The most common question we are asked following the Convention is “Are the pictures ready?!” Well… we’re happy to say, YES! The 2018 FTBA Convention pictures are ready to view and purchase. A huge thank you to our amazing photographer, Brittany Clark, from Brittany Morgan Photography. She always does …

2018 FTBA Convention – Bob Burleson Retirement Dinner Speeches

This year during the FTBA Convention, much to Bob’s protest, we wanted to honor his efforts and highlight his accomplishments. Take a moment to watch a few guests speak regarding Bob’s accomplishments and impact on the industry, and then Bob’s personal remarks while reflecting on 30 years well spent.…

2018 FTBA Convention – Bob Burleson Retirement Videos

After a 30 year career leading our Association, FTBA President Bob Burleson will be retiring at the end of 2018. He has been a champion for Florida’s transportation industry and a great advocate for all of our members. This year during the FTBA Convention, much to Bob’s protest, we wanted …

2018 FDOT Work Program Overview Presentation

Each year at the FTBA Annual Convention we have the pleasure of having the FDOT Secretary join us during the General Session for the annual FDOT Work Program Overview. This is always a well attended and much anticipated presentation. Thank you to FDOT Secretary Dew and his staff for …

FHWA Focus Inspection Findings – Temporary Barrier Walls/Crash Cushions

The FHWA Division Office conducted focused inspections for “Temporary Barrier Walls/Crash Cushions” in PY 2018. The attached report summarizes the findings of their inspections.

The Division selected projects in each district for conducting these inspections based on applicability to this focus inspection. Consequently, a total of 25 projects were inspected …

Bob Clark recognized as a “GR8 Inspiration”

Congratulations to FTBA Committeeman, Bob Clark, owner of FTBA member company Tampa Steel Erecting Co. He was recognized by Tampa News Channel 8 as a “Gr8 Inspiration” this week. Bob has spent his lunchtime every Friday for the past 17 years breaking bread with others in a hope to connect …

Important: FDOT Preliminary Request for Information (Steel and Aluminum)

** IMPORTANT UPDATE: FDOT has updated the spreadsheet provided. If you have not already done so, please check to make sure you have downloaded the updated version. You can download the file here.**

FDOT is sending out today a request for information on steel and aluminum tariff …

2018 FTBA Best in Construction Winners


SR-5 Earman River Bridge – Emergency Repair


Palm Beach County / District 4



Central Railroad Corridor Greenway (CRCG) Improvements at North Indian River County Greenways


Indian River County / District 4


Congratulations to the 2018 FTBA TransPac Challenge Cup Winners

The 2018 FTBA TransPAC Challenge Cup went back home to GLF Construction Corporation for the second year in a row! The GLF Construction team, along with their Concrete Services, LLC teammate, were the big winners again down at Streamsong. You have a year to get out on the green and …