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  • Public works rating system explained in plain English

    The American Public Works Association and partners released the Envision checklist two years ago. Here, a global contractor's chief sustainability officer explains why the system's so revolutionary.

  • Economists Optimistic About 2014 Commercial, Industrial Growth

    Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist David Crowe provided a collaborative economic forecast today combining their expert economic...

  • How much federal highway aid does your county get? (interactive map)

    Counties own almost half the nation's roads, one of every three bridges, and one-third of transit and airport systems. But they're getting less and less financial support to maintain these critical assets.

  • Elgin Sweeper celebrates 100 years of innovation and industry leadership

    This year, Elgin Sweeper, the leading manufacturer of street sweepers for general street maintenance, special industrial and airport applications, celebrates 100 years in business.

  • Work Truck Show 2014 success reflects rebounding industry

    Indianapolis, IN, was once again the center of the vocational truck universe as more than 10,000 industry professionals gathered for The Work Truck Show 2014, March 5–7 at the Indiana Convention Center.

  • 10 cool headlines from winter 2014

    Spring starts tomorrow, but before you say goodbye to the cold weather, here are the top 10 most-read stories from PWmag.com this winter. Don't miss 'em!

  • AASHTO approves geogrid software

    Third party confirms product meets American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials standards for Geosynthetic Reinforcement of Aggregate Base Course of Flexible Pavement Structures.

  • In memoriam: APWA Past President George Crombie

    Public works professionals are mourning the loss of APWA Past President George R. Crombie, who passed away earlier this week.

  • In pictures: World of Concrete 2014

    A look back at some of our favorite images from Las Vegas.

  • Atlanta's snow crisis was man-made

    Having to hole up overnight in school or the local Target is what happens when we maintain certain building practices in places where hurricanes, tornadoes, and other natural disasters are inevitable.