Members have a say in million dollar state investments and fundings. And you don’t need to have an economics degree.

WTBA is a “cutting edge” association that is widely recognized for its expertise, the effectiveness of its programs, and the long-term impact of its forward-looking vision on the development of a very competitive Wisconsin transportation system.

Transportation Construction Support and Services

State Government Relations
WTBA continuously monitors and proactively supports state legislation that advances investment in transportation construction, and shapes an acceptable regulatory environment. The Association is extremely active at each stage of the Biennial Budget process, where most of these decisions are made.
Federal Government Relations
WTBA actively monitors and communicates its positions on key federal transportation legislation to Wisconsin's Congressional delegation. WTBA members are extremely active in ARTBA (American Road and Transportation Builders Association) and TRIP (The Road Information Program), and have held numerous leadership positions. The Association sponsors a member "Fly-In" each year to maintain continuous dialogue with the delegation and its staff. WTBA also organizes member communications directly with the delegation, at critical points in the federal legislative process.
Contracting & Engineering Services
WTBA provides extensive, up-to-date information on all transportation construction projects to be let with federal or state funding statewide. The Association also provides accurate, timely information on bids received and awarded.
Safety Services
WTBA contracts with a transportation safety construction consultant to: Staff a WTBA Safety Committee that works closely with OSHA to improve member safety performance. Provide timely information on changing safety regulations and respond to member questions. The Association is also active in federal and state safety regulatory processes.
Environmental Policy & Rulemaking
WTBA continuously monitors, tracks and proactively participates in rapidly changing environmental expectations, that impact numerous aspects of transportation construction.
The association produces over six major events each year, including a Contractor-Engineer Conference, Annual Convention, Brewers Event, Golf Outing, Summer Meeting, Fall Meeting and Holiday Party. Valuable trainings, committee meetings and networking opportunities are available throughout the year.
Communication & Publication
Members receive valuable industry and legislative information through a variety of sources such as a Weekly Update newsletter, Construction Notes newsletter, and hot topic mailings.
Industry Directory
The association publishes an annual membership directory for the entire transportation industry in collaboration with The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association, Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association and Wisconsin Earth Movers Association.

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WTBA has two membership categories:



Contractor Members are engaged in the construction of highways, public airports or other transportation infrastructure.


  • Members Only Events
  • Industry Directory Listing
  • Newsletters
  • ARTBA Membership
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Direct assistance in settling disputes, uniformity of specification interpretation and application, and appropriate training for new processes and procedures.





Associate Members are manufacturers/sellers of transportation construction supplies or services, engineering and design professionals and other professional services firms.


  • Members Only Events
  • Industry Directory Listing
  • Newsletters
  • ARTBA Membership
  • Sponsorship Opportunities


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