The Utility and Transportation Contractors of New Jersey is a non-profit trade association headquartered in Wall Township, New Jersey. Founded in 1965, UTCA represents approximately 1,000 member firms in the public and private sectors, active in all phases of heavy, highway, utility, and marine construction, as well as site work including remediation of brownfields and contaminated sites.
On behalf of its member firms, UTCA strives to improve working conditions for the construction industry through its efforts in legislative and regulatory matters, safety training, labor relations, specifications development, group cost savings programs, and individual problem solving. UTCA hosts an annual convention and trade show and regular networking events, and produces a number of publications including a monthly newsletter, bimonthly magazine, and regular industry updates and advisories.
UTCA is also affiliated with several national coalitions, including the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the US Water Alliance, and is one of the founding members of both the national Clean Water Construction Coalition and the Construction Industry Advancement Program of New Jersey (CIAP).