Highway/Heavy/Utility Contractors Council The Highway/Heavy/Utility Contractors Council was formed to provide a forum for issues of unique significance to heavy/civil/highway contractors. The leadership of this council works regularly with the leadership of the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). The council is open to any heavy/civil/highway contractor members. Interested members can also volunteer to participate in sub-groups that include: roads, bridges, specialty, and administration. If you are interested in joining the Highway Council please contact Council Chair Ric Miller. View Highway/Heavy/Utility Contractors Council Charter. Core Objectives Develop Additional Opportunities for Highway Council Member Involvement AGC/ODOT annual meeting Workgroup opportunities on specific issues ODOT Relations Continue meetings with ODOT leadership: ODOT director, deputy director—Highway Division, etc., to discuss issues of importance to the industry Continue ODOT/AGC leadership group to improve communication and ODOT practices Work with ODOT as OTIA III projects come online: provide feedback and participate in task forces to provide industry feedback. Continue to work with ODOT committees/leadership to move AGC issues forward and ensure timely resolution to issues of concern. Coalitions Work with other highway-related groups to move issues of mutual concern forward (OCAPA/APAO—Construct by Contract, OCAPA—Aggregate Sourcing, etc.) Education Work with ODOT or others to provide additional trainings as needed. Highway/Heavy/Utility Contractors Council Minutes If you would like copies of meeting minutes or materials, please send your request to John Rakowitz. Related Resources Labor Agreements & Wage Information Get assistance with labor issues, including contract interpretation, information on prevailing wage laws, and more. See current labor agreements and wage/fringe information » Focus on Safety AGC works closely with public officials to shape the legislation and regulations that impact the construction industry. Check out AGC’s core policies » Events & Training Build valuable skills and network with other industry professionals. Learn about education and training opportunities » Need more information? Contact John Rakowitz, Director of Public and Strategic Affairs, for more information.