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  • Battle at the beaches

    Impatient with official efforts immediately after the Deepwater Horizon oil well explosion, Gulf Coast managers took cleanup into their own hands.

  • Brainstorming summit helps shape road rehab plan

    Faced with a burgeoning backlog of road improvement projects, East Baton Rouge Parish (county), Louisiana, needed to make some tough choices. Which projects would deliver the most benefit for the available funds?

  • Voter-supported growth

    Pay-to-play tax plan finances five years of road improvements.

  • PUBLIC WORKS Article Links December 2009

    Article Links for the Current Issue of PW Mag

  • Claims regarding fatal failures succeed

  • Influential Intermediaries

    How bringing in funding-program specialists helped New Orleans afford to rebuild.

  • Stimulus reporting deadline extended; guidance issued

    The Obama administration wants 70% of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to be invested by the end of 2010. At mid-year, it was less than 10% of the way there.

  • How to manage the funding your operation receives

    As of May 22, $36.7 billion of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds had been paid out. The federal government's target is to have 70% of the $787-billion Act invested by the end of 2010, which is why successful applicants focus on projects that can start now and deliver results quickly.

  • Engineering Wonders

    San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge may be one of the most recognizable in the world, but the following bridges have their own awe-inspiring features.

  • APWA 2008: Complete Coverage

    Your one-stop resource for news, articles, links and resources from the 2008 American Public Works Association International Congress and Exposition in New Orleans, LA. Check back every day of the show for new information, articles and links.