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  • SSSBA to host free webinar on short span steel bridge design

    In cooperation with the American Galvanizers Association (AGA), the Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) will host a free one-hour webinar on the innovative design of short span steel bridges (under 140 feet) on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

  • Free tool for writing construction equipment RFPs

    Caterpillar’s updated procurement website gives agencies a simple way to ask and compare product features, pricing, capabilities, and financing options for multiple equipment brands.

  • Esri releases Heartbleed virus advisory

    The OpenSSL Vulnerability CVE-2014-0160 (Heartbleed) has been big news in the past week. Since learning about the vulnerability, Esri staff have been performing maintenance to validate, secure, and patch Esri servers and infrastructure to close this vulnerability and ensure Esri customers are...

  • Thirteen innovative steel bridge projects earn national awards

    Thirteen amazing steel bridge projects have earned national recognition in the 2014 Prize Bridge Awards Competition.

  • APWA North American Snow Conference

    An overview of the 2014 APWA North American Snow Conference.

  • How to choose the right bird-control method

    If having a site professionally analyzed isn’t an option, follow these three steps to ensure your department deploys a solution that’s both effective and humane.

  • It's Work Zone Safety Awareness Week!

    This annual national event is credited with lowering worker fatalities almost 40%. Recent stats suggest that there's still more that can be done to save lives.

  • Congratulations, U.S. Water Prize winners!

    Two of the four recipients of the U.S. Water Alliance's fourth annual program have received coverage in PUBLIC WORKS for their innovative programs: the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati and the water and sewer districts of Orange County, Calif.

  • Drought is only one explanation for California’s water crisis

    As California continues to battle its water crisis, the situation is drawing remarkable attention from media, local officials, and even the federal government. While the ongoing historic drought has made the state’s supply shortages more visible and severe, the roots of California’s water woes are...

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    The hottest topics among people who visited PUBLIC WORKS online.