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  • State finally gets design-build law right

    California passed a law allowing projects to be delivered via design-build more than 20 years ago, then kept tweaking it until no one was sure exactly what was allowed and by whom. A new law clarifies all that.

  • FREE winter weather forecast

    Should your public works department be preparing for another polar vortex? Find out by attending this free webinar on Oct. 15.

  • 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.

  • 16 chosen for national public works training program

    Open only to public works professionals with less than 10 years of experience, the year-long Emerging Leaders Academy provides intensive leadership and management training.

  • FREE download: Managing flood risk

    An engineering organization blasts Washington's inability to develop a viable mechanism for building and maintaining infrastructure that alleviates flooding. This free report assesses what needs to be done.

  • 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.

  • Buyers beware: Road salt prices are way up

    Communities report prices for the winter-operations necessity are almost 50% higher.

  • How one person can clean out an entire culvert

    When sediment completely blocked a culvert on his property, Concrete Construction Editor-in-Chief Bill Palmer found this nifty tool online. His wife then proved that it works.