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Infrastructure, Public Works

City of Reno Upgrades its Infrastructure

February 6, 2018

Via: American Infrastructure

Luckily for Reno, Nevada, there have been few more well-timed and fortuitous Capital Improvement Projects in our country’s history than the City of Reno’s Virginia Street Bridge Replacement Project. When the City of Reno, its regional partners, and hundreds of […]


Basic Services, Electric Utility, Emergency Services, Public Utilities

A New Challenge for Disaster Zones: Driving an Electric Evacuation

December 26, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

When Florida Gov. Rick Scott told residents “you need to go right now,” as Hurricane Irma barreled toward the state, many were able to jump in their cars and leave. An estimated 3 million people took to the highways, creating […]


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

Public Works Funding Falls as Infrastructure Deteriorates

August 8, 2017

Via: NY Times

It’s basically the opposite of a major government infrastructure program. Government spending on transportation and other public works is in decline as federal funding stagnates and state and local governments tighten their belts. Such spending equaled 1.4 percent of the […]


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

The Benefits of Private Financing for Public Works

July 17, 2017

Via: NY Times Public Works

President Trump has announced the outlines of an ambitious $1 trillion agenda to rebuild America’s crumbling roads and bridges, outdated water systems and dilapidated public buildings. While the general goal of investing in infrastructure has broad bipartisan support, Mr. Trump’s […]


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 […]