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  • Public Works magazine's 2014 AEC survey

    Does spending more on consulting services indicate public works departments have better budgets or thinner work forces? The answer lies somewhere in the middle.

  • Public Works magazine's 2014 AEC survey: In-house help wanted (finally)

    Does spending more on consulting services indicate public works departments have better budgets or thinner work forces? The answer lies somewhere in the middle.

  • Caltrans approves rebar for bridges

    New provision expands use of ASTM A1035 beyond pavement use as dowel bars and deformed bars for continuous reinforced concrete.

  • Four firms to develop park designs

    Winnowed from a field of 41 teams, four design firms will each receive a $25,000 stipend to conceptualize the 11th Street Bridge Park in Washington, D.C., by Sept. 9, 2014.

  • Padre Dam awards design contract for Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Project

    At a recent meeting, Padre Dam Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors approved a $160,464 contract to Brown and Caldwell to design a new Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Project in East San Diego County, California.

  • City of Cleveland: RFP to Design/Build/Own/Operate the Waste Reduction and Recycling Project

    The City of Cleveland (City), Department of Public Works, through its Director, is soliciting proposals from qualified firms interested in proposing to Design, Build, Own and Operate, The Waste Reduction and Recycling (WR&R) Project for the City of Cleveland.

  • Florida DOT awards best-value interstate rebuild

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has announced that it has selected I-4 Mobility Partners as the apparent best value proposer to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the I-4 Ultimate project.

  • DOT uses pervious concrete for parking lot expansion

    Supporting mobility and minimizing environmental impacts, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is installing pervious pavement systems at two park and ride lots in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.

  • Visualizing your design

    Just as public outreach becomes even more important and necessary in public works, we are fortunately seeing the launch of new tools to help us become more successful in our efforts. Social media has improved communication by allowing us to deliver our messages quicker and more efficiently with...

  • Will You Design the Next D.C. Attraction?

    Project teams wanted: The 11th Street Bridge Park design competition is seeking to turn an existing bridge and underutilized waterfront into a dynamic elevated park with shoreline civic spaces, an environmental education center, and urban agriculture.