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  • EPA to Assist Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience, Readiness

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing up to $600,000 in training and technical assistance to help water utilities in more than 20 communities bolster their climate change resilience and readiness.

     
  • Hanley Wood Agrees to Sell Exhibitions Business to Informa

    Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its Hanley Wood Exhibitions business to Informa PLC.

     
  • FREE webinar on alternative revenue sources

    An American Public Works Association leadership trainer interviews public works leaders who’ve identified and implemented programs that are enabling their teams to do more with less.

     
  • Nov. 20 webinar: basics of asphalt mix design

    Earn 2 professional development hours (PDHs) by completing a post-webinar test.

     
  • Calculate proper pavement thickness with free online tool

    PaveXpress recalibrates AASHTO design guidelines so engineers don’t specify asphalt pavement that’s thicker than it needs to be.

     
  • Building a memory that lasts

    Parks department overhauls one of the nation’s largest war memorials.

     
  • FREE webinar on roadway deicing and anti-icing operations

    Nov. 6 presentation explains how transportation departments and local governments are working creatively to reduce chloride impacts to waters.

     
  • Greenroads awards first non-U.S. project

    A $1.26 billion project that’s part of the Asia-Pacific Gateway Program is the first outside the U.S. to achieve Greenroads certification.

     
  • Cities receive recycling assistance through new program

    Columbia, S.C.; Florence, Ala.; and Richmond, Va., are the inaugural partners in a program that's expected to generate almost $13 million in economic value via more-effective curbside recycling.

     
  • America: one big pothole

    A former U.S. transportation secretary and congressman took Washington to task for not spending money on the nation’s infrastructure. “Without infrastructure, America would not be the great country that it is,” said Ray LaHood.

     
  • No environmental permitting necessary!

    The most recent highway bill directed U.S. DOT to list projects that don’t require full National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review. These new categorical exclusions (CEs)  offer excellent partnering opportunities for highway and rail projects.

     
  • It’s down to the wire for 25 public works projects

    The North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum has narrowed a list of 400 projects worth $370 billion to these contenders for 2014 Project of the Year. Last year’s was the New Bridge for the St. Lawrence Corridor.

     
  • Attention, Oracle and Esri ArcGIS users!

    This advisory will keep a recent Oracle update from crashing your agency's GIS system.

     
  • Relief on the horizon for thirsty Californians

    Construction’s begun on an ultrafiltration pilot project designed by Brown and Caldwell and built by Integrated Water Services.

     
  • NYC maintenance facility gets new life as community building

    The building, in the DUMBO section of Brooklyn, is set to be part of Brooklyn Bridge Park and will include an environmental education classroom.

     
  • Triad Award Call for Entries

    Hanley Wood’s Commercial Construction Group is seeking entries for the 2015 Triad Award, sponsored by Concrete Construction, The Concrete Producer, and Public Works magazines. This annual award honors outstanding publicly-owned concrete projects that demonstrate innovation, sustainability, and...

     
  • City pilots temporary sidewalk widening

    The Washington, D.C., Georgetown neighborhood is home to three colleges, so imagine the pedestrian traffic during Parents and Family weekends. To alleviate congestion, 16 extra feet of walkway is temporarily added along commercial streets.

     
  • Deadline extended! Cast your vote by Friday!

    Tnemec Co. Inc.'s extended the deadline for voting on Tank of the Year candidates through Fri., Oct. 24. Winners will be highlighted in a 2015 calendar.

     
  • Earn 2.5 continuing ed credit on Oct. 27

    Ohio DOT Pavement Specialist Craig Landefeld, PE, is among the experts who’ll discuss proper alignment and location of dowels in concrete pavement. Course is designed for engineers, construction managers, project managers, and inspectors involved in placement and/or retrofit.

     
  • Drug makers lose challenge to disposal law

    A federal judge says a California ordinance requiring prescription drug manufacturers to take back unused product is legal.

     
 
 
 

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