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Western Colorado Project Briefings for 2024 Projects

By |2023-11-02T11:04:48-06:00October 12th, 2023|Events|

Western Colorado Project Briefings for 2024 Projects The Western Colorado Contractors Association (WCCA) and Colorado Contractors Association (CCA) invite members to attend  annual discussions that bring infrastructure and other project owners together with contractors and suppliers to discuss upcoming construction projects, long term project plans, and any other topics of mutual interest/concern such as

WCCA Traffic Safety Classes

By |2023-08-29T16:43:52-06:00August 29th, 2023|Classes, Education|

NEED WCCA FLAGGER AND TRAFFIC CONTROL SUPERVISOR CLASSES APPROVED THROUGH CDOT? In an effort to help connect WCCA Members in the region with needed accreditations and classes, WCCA has been working with Colorado Contractors Association (CCA), ATSSA, and Colorado Dept. of Transportation (CDOT) to provide consistent training and safety guidelines accepted for Safety in

Weigh In On Your Colorado State Regional Transportation & Transit Plans

By |2023-08-07T13:42:43-06:00August 7th, 2023|Government, News|

CDOT is soliciting input regarding the House Bill 23-1101 Transportation Planning Regions (TPR's) that is to ensure consistency and transparency of the planning process across the state.  The draft RTPs (including regional Coordinated Public Transit & Human Services Transportation Plans) for the 10 rural TPRs are available for your review and input. For the

Did you hear the one about the contractors not bidding on work?

By |2023-08-11T10:37:03-06:00August 2nd, 2023|News|

Several factors go into why contractors, not only in Western Colorado, but throughout North America are not bidding on certain projects.  Most municipalities are looking for alternatives to keeping within budget and still grow their community.  However, the need to save money and resources creates conditions that make it challenging for professionals to bid

Attracting Young Workers in Construction

By |2023-05-11T09:51:08-06:00May 10th, 2023|News|

Looking to hire students to expand your workforce?  There are several students entering the workforce from high school that are in need of a career path they can grow into.   Some member recently shared their advice for hiring students and building a workforce: When hiring students, be aware of the State and Federal Laws

Protecting the Construction Industry

By |2023-04-26T16:09:10-06:00April 26th, 2023|News|

Throughout the 2023 Colorado Legislative session, The WCCA Government Affairs Committee has been working to make sure to protect and promote the interests of members in Western Colorado.   In this and last month's committee meeting WCCA took the following actions (click on titles for bill information): Oppose: SB23-017- Additional Uses Paid Sick Leave.  Additional

Protecting and Promoting

By |2023-03-10T14:26:51-07:00March 10th, 2023|News|

Protecting & Promoting the Construction Industry WCCA Efforts in Western Colorado - 3/10/2023 update In Western Colorado there are different needs for the communities than larger metropolitan areas.  Transportation, building and related industries still provide a way of life in our region that must always be considered when it comes to funding and providing

2023 WCCA Directions

By |2023-02-21T17:21:44-07:00February 21st, 2023|News|

What are the main focuses of WCCA in 2023? In January of this year, Western Colorado Contractors Association (WCCA) asked member businesses questions in a Membership survey to find out what the Association's focus of 2023 should be and how WCCA could better protect and promote members in Western Colorado. SURVEY RESULTS: According to

West Slope Damage Prevention Council Clipboards

By |2022-11-16T13:16:41-07:00November 16th, 2022|News|

The West Slope Damage Prevention Council (WSDPC) is a coalition of contractors, facility owners, associations and locators who work together to help educate Western Slope businesses on ground disturbance safety.  By popular demand the WSDPC is planning the DAMAGE EMERGENCY CONTACTS CLIPBOARD that will go out to 500 businesses and be used on projects with

WCCA Constructive News- Municipal Bidding

By |2022-10-20T15:20:46-06:00October 20th, 2022|News|

Members reached out to WCCA in 2022 with concerns regarding the procurement of municipal projects.  To more accurately pinpoint concerns representative of the membership, WCCA sent out an anonymous survey in July that asked members their thoughts on municipal bidding processes, and where there may be concerns.  Most concerns submitted were that, although the project

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