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Diamonds: A DOT's best friend Diamonds: A DOT's best friend

An interchange configuration introduced to the U.S. less than a decade ago has earned the overwhelming approval of state and federal transportation authorities since then. Read more

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First, Lead-Contaminated Water; Now, it's in the Soil

Residents of an Indiana public-housing complex must find a new place to live.

Handheld hydraulic breakers from Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco’s LH series of handheld hydraulic breakers benefits contractors by...

Six Days to Zero Hour!

If you can’t get to Minneapolis for the American Public Works Association's annual...

How Come Federal Employees Get Such Great Retirement Benefits?

Yesterday I got a press release from a consultant who helps federal government...

The Not-So-New Definition of ‘Disability’

New language that goes into effect in October requires state and local governments...

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Summer is the busy season for groundskeepers. Following these tips will lower the...

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County’s Plan to Improve Solid Waste Management

The metrics -- 4,751 square miles and 10 million people – are mind-boggling. To better manage commercial and other large-volume properties in unincorporated areas, Los Angeles County is turning to outside expertise. Read more

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County Launches 20-Year Waste Management Plan, Costs

Award-winning agency that processes 800,000 tons of waste every year is taking the next step toward fully integrating collection, recycling, processing, waste-to-energy, hazardous chemicals, and a landfill. Read more

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City to Spend More Than $1 Billion on Sidewalk Repairs

The nation's second-largest city is rehabilitating 11,000 miles of sidewalk to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It's a 30-year, $1.4 billion effort. Read more

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City Inks $10 Million Water, Sewer Maintenance Deal

The 10-year contract covers 4,750 connections, 60 miles of water main, 600 hydrants, 3,000 valves, three storage tanks, and one water supply well. Read more

 DOT Considers Additional Roundabouts
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DOT Considers Additional Roundabouts

Georgia’s hired a consulting firm to complete preliminary plans for improving... Read more

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