More stories about News

  • Now THAT is resilient!

    Superstorm Sandy wreaked infrastructure havoc all along the East Coast in October 2012 but didn’t dent the credit ratings of New York State transportation agencies, says Standard & Poor's.

  • Report: PVC fails less than any other pipeline material

    A second Utah State University study of PVC pipe performance in water and wastewater systems affirms the material’s 100-year lifespan. Previous research by the university’s Buried Structures Laboratory showed the pipe fails less often than ductile iron, cast iron, steel, concrete, and asbestos...

  • Service dogs need access too!

    For the past 12 years I have traveled from one end of this country to the other with my service dog. The most difficult task for us was finding places for Maddie to relieve herself.

  • Esri launches small-government department platform

    The Engineering Department of Tazewell, Va., is the first to take advantage of a GIS licensing program for communities with populations of 100,000 or less.

  • Manhole maker expands materials selection

    Infrastructure access solutions provider EJ acquires custom molder of thermoset composite materials.

  • 3 great National Public Works Week ideas

    The 54th annual celebration of the public works profession began on Sunday.

  • High & dry: water supply in an era of drought

    Organized by the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association, the Whole Water Conference is open to anyone interested in resource planning, integrating recycled water, storm water, desalination, and groundwater management. Speakers include Marsi Steirer of San Diego Public...

  • Parsons Brinckerhoff awarded Everglades stormwater management contract

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has awarded a contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff for construction management services in connection with a water quality restoration project in the Everglades.

  • City of Cleveland: RFP to Design/Build/Own/Operate the Waste Reduction and Recycling Project

    The City of Cleveland (City), Department of Public Works, through its Director, is soliciting proposals from qualified firms interested in proposing to Design, Build, Own and Operate, The Waste Reduction and Recycling (WR&R) Project for the City of Cleveland.

  • Florida DOT awards best-value interstate rebuild

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has announced that it has selected I-4 Mobility Partners as the apparent best value proposer to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the I-4 Ultimate project.