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Infrastructure, Public Works

$165M city budget supports public safety, infrastructure

September 21, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry on Thursday presented the $165 million city budget he’ll present to City Council next week that calls for additional police officers and firefighters and funding for infrastructure improvements. The budget – […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Get cracking on infrastructure, or continue to pay the price

August 29, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

Our politics may be fractured, but there is one issue nearly all of us agree on: We need better roads, bridges, dams, seaports and airports, water systems, electric grids, and internet connectivity. That is, we need better public infrastructure. In […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Private freight rail is key to our infrastructure

July 20, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

The White House recently released much-anticipated specificity on addressing America’s public infrastructure and transportation systems – both of which require a massive facelift. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, our interconnected system of roads, bridges, waterways, electric systems […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Trump to push for overhauling roads, bridges, air traffic

June 6, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

Trump plans a series of events this coming week to highlight his effort to modernize American infrastructure — the highway, waterway, electrical and airway systems on which the nation operates. His campaign for public and private funding for the projects […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Bay Area Counties Shell Out Big Bucks to Mend Storm-Battered Roads

April 21, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

Anyone driving around the Bay Area knows our roads have taken a beating during this winter’s heavy rain. Now the question remains: How much will it cost to fix potholes and other pockmarks? NBC Bay Area reached out to the […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure Price Tag: $1 Trillion+

April 12, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

Unless you live under a very thick rock, you’re aware that on January 20th, president-elect Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Despite exclamations of joy or dismay at Trump’s presidency, there is one common […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Trump’s Budget Would Be Disastrous for Chicago Transit

March 31, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Donald Trump’s failure to repeal and replace Obamacare last week represented the first major defeat for his fledgling administration. But obviously there are still many future battles to be fought. Among the most pressing issues is the proposed budget he […]


Telecommunications

Utilities, regulators find common ground in reforms to encourage cloud computing

March 3, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

The traditional utility business model once again is blocking a new opportunity for utilities to be more nimble and innovative, but regulators say they are on the case. New technologies are flooding utility databases with system and customer information. To […]


Infrastructure

How to locate pipelines: National Pipeline Mapping System

February 28, 2017

Via: Transportation.gov

Whether they are emergency responders, city planners, pipeline operators, homeowners, students or just curious neighbors, it’s important for community members to know where pipelines are located so they can be avoided or found, serviced and monitored. The U.S. Department of […]


Public Water System

Where does all of Portland’s snow go?

February 17, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

fter Monday’s blizzard that dropped more than two feet in some places, another snow event is expected to move through Maine on Wednesday evening. Now the question is, where are we going to put all this snow? In Maine’s largest […]