• Partnership builds bridges

    Two state DOTs refine the art of collaboration to design better (and less expensive) infrastructure.

     
  • Supporting roles

    The Bay Bridge project, which included removing and replacing a one-mile stretch of I-80 in San Francisco as well as building a transition structure at Yerba Buena Island between the eastern and western spans, is one of the largest public works projects in U.S. history.

     
  • Cut the fluff

    Some feel government has overextended expectations during good times.

     
  • Putting community first

    The South Brunswick Township's Parks Division steps up its game to get the parks ready for summer fun.

     
  • Construction machines stack up the fun

    Caterpillar’s machines are serious business on public works jobsites. Video shows the heavy equipment maker also has a lighter side.

     
  • Cost-effective service line repair

    Water utilities combat leaks with a flexible but durable pipe that’s installed via trenchless technologies.

     
  • Purchasing cooperative pays dividends

    A joint buying initiative gaining momentum in suburban Chicago has saved participating communities more than $1.23 million since it was launched three years ago. Thirty communities have joined forces to procure a wide range of public works and construction services.

     
  • Smooth operator

    With some basic tools, a shop towel, and a couple of hours, you can clean your engines' carburetors yourself and save time and money.

     
  • APWA Congress, Canadian-style

    The Best Show in Public Works heads to Canada for the first time in 25 years. Here are some highlights to help you plan your trip.