Launch Slideshow

2013 Year in Pictures

2013 Year in Pictures

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    Village of Spring Grove

    Snow & Ice Control

    More mothers of invention
    Stephanie Johnston
    January

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    Sergio Martinez/Ivy-It

    Graffiti

    Anti-graffiti greenery
    Kelley Lindsey
    February

  • The finished parking surface at the Southeast Precinct of the Omaha police department.

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    The finished parking surface at the Southeast Precinct of the Omaha police department.

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    Nebraska Concrete and Aggregate Association

    Pervious Pavement

    Density is our Destiny
    Jereme Montgomery and John Kevern
    March

  • Sunrise can be quite beautiful at a landfill, especially when you cant smell it. The methane extraction well on the left is complete and the well on the right is near completion at the Hardin County Contained Landfill near Elizabethtown, Ky.

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    Sunrise can be quite beautiful at a landfill, especially when you cant smell it. The methane extraction well on the left is complete and the well on the right is near completion at the Hardin County Contained Landfill near Elizabethtown, Ky.

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    Griffin Dewatering Corp.

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    MoDOT

    Workzone Safety

    Let construction season begin
    Public Works Staff
    June

  • Granite's durability and aesthetics are why the city's parks department approved the material for many elements of a major renaissance project.

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    Granite's durability and aesthetics are why the city's parks department approved the material for many elements of a major renaissance project.

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    Patrick McCue

    Sidewalk Materials, Parks, Redevelopment

    Rock-hard walkways
    Dan Rea
    July

  • The corrugated metal was lined with four-part steel rings, each 18 inches wide, which were then sprayed with high-strength cementitious grout for a smooth, watertight finish.

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    The corrugated metal was lined with four-part steel rings, each 18 inches wide, which were then sprayed with high-strength cementitious grout for a smooth, watertight finish.

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    AP/M Permaform

    Bridges & Culverts

    Culvert rehabilitation in three easy steps
    Angus Stocking
    August

  • Electrician Kevin Norris hauls his maintenance tools to the jobsite.

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    Electrician Kevin Norris hauls his maintenance tools to the jobsite.

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    Village of Oak Park

    Fleets, Trucks, & Accessories

    How fit is your fleet?
    Sharon J. Rehana
    October

  • The Debris Task Force conducts an assessment after an EF-5 tornado struck Joplin, Mo.

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    The Debris Task Force conducts an assessment after an EF-5 tornado struck Joplin, Mo.

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    Emergency Response

    10 ways to improve tornado response
    Tina Grady Barbaccia
    August

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    Sewers, Wastewater Collection, Trenchless Technology

    Horizontal directional drilling for gravity sewers
    John Coogan
    February

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    St. Charles Public Works Department

    National Public Works Week, Administration & Management, Public Outreach

    Takin’ it to the streets
    Kelley Lindsey
    May

  • The Reno-Stead Wastewater Treatment Plant's 2 mgd aertion basins provide biological treatment to remove organic and total nitrogen loads.

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    The Reno-Stead Wastewater Treatment Plant's 2 mgd aertion basins provide biological treatment to remove organic and total nitrogen loads.

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    Stantec

    Drinking Water

    Redefining ‘fresh’ water
    Dave Bennett and Vijay Sundaram
    September

Check out some of the images from our favorite and most-read stories of 2013. Within each image of the slideshow, you'll find a link to the story it came from and a link to the issue it appeared in. Let us know what your favorite pictures/stories from 2013 are on Facebook or Twitter!