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    Permitting a water source in an environmentally sensitive area.

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    River crossing restoration projects are happening all over the country. What many public works departments may not be aware of is that they are not the only entities interested in replacing the infrastructure. Projects like this represent a unique partnership opportunity among local entities...

  • ‘Epoxy Creep’ blamed in Big Dig collapse

    According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), failure to account for shifting epoxy led to a fatal collapse that could cost the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority (MTA) millions of dollars in both civil and criminal penalties.

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    Every year PUBLIC WORKS magazine compiles its listing of the the top architecture, engineering and construction firms around the country. Use our archived collection of articles to read about previous and current firms that we have featured.

  • PUBLIC WORKS BRIEFS May 2006

    Public Works news from around the country.

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    In these days of rising costs for everything from fuel to new vehicles, fleet managers are looking high and low for new ways to meet their budgets.