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    The public works department in the City of Wasilla, Alaska, got five times the vehicle's Kelley Blue Book value on eBay.

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  • VIDEO: smart snow removal, or a dead-end plan?

    Public works leaders in Kansas City have announced that dead-end streets and cul-de-sacs will likely be last on the list for snowplowing, because of prior problems with plows getting stuck.

  • VIDEO: Close-up on the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East span

    San Francisco recently celebrated the completion of the $6.4 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge construction project. Here's a look at some of the highlights.

  • VIDEO: body parts found at water treatment plant

    What’s the most gruesome thing your crews have found out in the field?

  • Breakthroughs in bridge design

    Bridge designers and engineers are about to start applying the advanced modeling techniques, materials, and analyses that architects use to conceptualize innovative and functional buildings.

  • Weekly Watch List: 3 videos that prove you're not alone

    The ups (and downs) of public service are pretty much the same everywhere. Watch how solid waste managers in New Mexico and Ohio are handling recycling and collection challenges; commiserate with a county road department over permitting.

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