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

WCCA 2023 Upcoming Events and Sponsorships

By |2023-02-17T10:56:41-07:00February 17th, 2023|Events, News|

The 2023 WCCA EVENTS ARE OPEN FOR SPONSORSHIPS & REGISTRATION!!!! WCCA networking events are not possible without our participants and sponsors!  Promote your company while helping our communities!  Sponsorships and participants are how WCCA can provide events open to members each year.  From these events, WCCA Members were able to network, have fun and

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

ACA Pay or Play Penalties Increase for 2023

By |2022-09-30T10:27:09-06:00September 30th, 2022|News|

On Aug. 16, 2022, the IRS updated its FAQs on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer shared responsibility (pay or play) rules to include updated penalty amounts for 2023. The adjusted $2,000 penalty amount is $2,880 and the adjusted $3,000 penalty amount is $4,320. Pay or Play Penalty Calculations An applicable large employer (ALE) is


By |2022-09-30T10:19:21-06:00September 30th, 2022|News|

Revised standard special provision: Required Contract Provisions Federal-Aid Construction Contracts. This revision changed the previous FHWA Form 1273 (dated May 1, 2012), with the revised FHWA Form 1273, dated July 5, 2022. This specification is effective on all federal-aid construction projects advertised on or after September 6, 2022.   Revised M Standard Plan: M-412-2 Concrete Pavement Crack Repair. The revised M Standard

ATSSA Virtual Traffic Trainings Q4

By |2022-09-30T10:16:19-06:00September 30th, 2022|Classes, Education, News|

ATSSA virtual training courses Nationally recognized ATSSA courses, including Traffic Control Technician (TCT), Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS) and Traffic Control Design Specialist (TCDS) courses are being offered in a virtual environment. Additional courses are regularly being added to the virtual schedule. Please check back often. Our instructor-led virtual courses help you keep up with essential

Western Colorado Project Briefings

By |2023-02-15T08:39:22-07:00September 30th, 2022|Events, News|

**PROJECT BRIEFING UPDATES** Briefings will be posted for 4th quarter in September Do not miss this opportunity to hear from Regional Project Owners from Western Colorado! Western Colorado Contractors Association (WCCA) and Colorado Contractors Association (CCA) invite construction related businesses and project owners to participate in our annual discussions of upcoming infrastructure projects for

Construction Hiring Event March 1, 2023

By |2023-01-12T15:55:11-07:00March 31st, 2022|Education, Events, News|

STUDENTS NOW SEEKING CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT SD51 Hiring Event March 1st, 2023 In the current climate of a growing construction industry there is a considerable employee gap between skilled workers retiring from construction and workers who have yet to enter the industry. The Career Center in Grand Junction has a current program where high school

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