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  • State finally gets design-build law right

    California passed a law allowing projects to be delivered via design-build more than 20 years ago, then kept tweaking it until no one was sure exactly what was allowed and by whom. A new law clarifies all that.

  • Bill would provide $5B for local roads

    The Senate wants to give cities and counties more say in how they spend their MAP-21 federal road dollars. Scroll to article's end to support the measure.

  • PW Solutions: 2014 WaterWorks

    Articles and products focusing on all things Water.

  • WRRDA provides for water, sewer, and waterway projects

    The Water Resources Development Act’s recent reauthorization gives local water and sewer authorities two much-needed things: more influence on federal projects that affect their constituents and a new financing option.

  • An Infrastructure Vacation

    Assuming I can ever afford to retire, I have two travel fantasies. Both rely on sound infrastructure.

  • Establishing the 'City Engineer' position

    PW blogger Pamela Broviak takes a look at how the City Engineer position has evolved.

  • 4 FREE water management resources

    Drought, flooding, toxic algae … if your agency isn’t dealing with a major water-related issue right now, consider yourself lucky.

  • Saved! At least through May 31, 2015

    The Highway Trust Fund’s not going broke after all, thanks to a grudging, 11th-hour save by Congress. But pensions are being raided to make it happen.

  • Highway Trust Fund Crisis

    Fifty-three years ago, President John F. Kennedy saw a threat to the nation's future economic growth and security and grabbed the reins of leadership.

  • How drones work

    Drones may be the greatest thing since the Internet, if public agencies can convince constituents they aren’t too invasive.