New trends impacting future transportation-related projects

The effects of COVID eased America’s dependence on automobiles in ways that continue to alter the fabric of U.S. infrastructure. Lockdowns inspired massive portions of the population to look for more diverse methods of travel, and public officials took note of the trends. This is obvious in funding that has been appropriated for pedestrian and […]

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Data-driven initiatives benefiting from funding influx

Public officials throughout America are leveraging data in ways that can only be described as futuristic. Through partnerships with companies that specialize in data capture, data integration, and data analysis, big changes are occurring. The results are impressive – cost reductions, more efficient planning, fewer required resources, and improved citizen services. City leaders are capturing […]

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Contractors will play key role in building, refurbishing municipal facilities

Municipal buildings represent the center of government in communities throughout the U.S. In almost all cases, town halls and public buildings are esteemed as hallmarks of civic pride. The public assets have a cultural value as well as a functional one, and efforts to renovate, enhance, or rebuild them are common. However, because of recent […]

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Contracting opportunities rife among aging correctional facilities

America’s prison system is responsible for housing and rehabilitating a very large population of inmates. The resources and accommodations required are great, and the system, the largest in the world, has reached a point of no return. Many of its parts are in critical need of repair. As a result, there are hundreds of contracting opportunities. […]

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Momentum building for health-care contracts in the public sector

As 2021 winds down, officials at every governmental level are unrolling budgets for 2022. As they consider spending options for an unpredictable future, many appear to be relying on lessons learned from the previous fiscal year – the year when COVID dominated almost everything. To this end, it’s not hard to identify risk factors that […]

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Large upcoming USACE projects require private sector expertise

For hundreds of years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has overseen some of the country’s most monumental civil works – projects that improved waterway passages, conserved the environment, mitigated flooding, and, ultimately, made the nation more livable. The sprawling scope of USACE projects has almost always depended on assistance from private sector contractors. […]

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Funding flowing over for new water, wastewater infrastructure projects

In the immediate past, water and wastewater infrastructure projects rarely created any public excitement … but that may be changing. Citizens throughout the country now realize the critical need for clean and safe drinking water and careful management of wastewater facilities. And, contractors who provide water-related services are welcoming a massive and expanded marketplace for […]

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