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  • Virginia team wins Operations Challenge for fifth time

    City of Franklin and Virginia Beach employees Steve Motley, Steve Poe, Jason Truitt, and Captain Donnie Cagle proved their mastery of wastewater collection systems, laboratory, process control, maintenance, and safety.

  • How to plan (and pay for) resilient infrastructure

    As climate change continues to raise the threat of natural disasters, more cities and counties are taking on the role of building sustainable infrastructure. But funding these major infrastructure projects is not a simple matter.

  • Virginia's 'Waste Line Express' continues to deliver: Moving solid waste by rail

    A regional solid waste operation partners with a railroad to move trash without increasing traffic.

  • VDOT partners with Skanska for $1.5b project

  • Thought leaders contemplate recycled water

    Experts share what they've done to break down barriers to reuse as a water supply option.

  • Putting it All Together

    Nonresidential construction is expected to increase 5% this year and 4% next year according to some sources, and the 2008 Outlook—our annual survey of public works budget expectations mirrors these expectations.

  • Curb appeal

    Discover the beauty and benefits of decorative pavement. By taking a decorative approach, cities do more than dress themselves up. They increase the visibility and awareness of crosswalks and bike paths, calm traffic without creating an eyesore, and revitalize neighborhoods and business districts...

  • Department of Public Works, Norfolk, Va.

    A city founded in 1682 might seem an unlikely candidate for most progressive public works department in the United States, but after reviewing characteristics such as innovative approaches, staff qualifications, training opportunities, and fiscal control, PUBLIC WORKS' choice for our first...