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  • FREE workplace safety assessment tools

    Nearly 11 employees die on the job every day. Use this website's Incident Rate Calculator and other FREE resources to maximize productivity by minimizing injury.

  • Bill would provide $5B for local roads

    The Senate wants to give cities and counties more say in how they spend their MAP-21 federal road dollars. Scroll to article's end to support the measure.

  • Financing stand-off threatens $3B project

    Already under construction, San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center is now in limbo. Developers and the city are stalled over a new tax increment financing (TIF) proposal.

  • 3 months to new OSHA reporting requirements

    Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, employers will have to report in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an eye within 24 hours. Will the new requirements have a measurable impact on job safety?

  • 4 Solid Waste Innovations

    As the volume of municipal solid waste grows, engineers and officials are looking increasingly toward smarter management. Here are four smart municipal solid waste management innovations.

  • Oct. 8: Managing disinfection by-products (DBPs)

    Innovative utility solutions to unexpected challenges stemming from EPA’s Stage 2 Disinfection Byproduct Rule (Stage 2 DBPR).

  • FREE bridge design guidance

    Roadway alignments and interchanges are becoming more complex. This free technical document explains how to calculate the right fit for skewed and curved steel I-girder bridges.

  • Fracking not to blame for tainted water

    Scientists have concluded that fracking isn't linked to the much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas.

  • Construction continues on Vermont 'Bridge in a Backpack'

    This innovative bridge construction technique is saving time and money.

  • Cities, counties still braking on debt

    Local governments have issued more municipal bonds for the second time in three months. Analysts are divided, though, over what this actually says about city and county finances.