Thousands of new contracting opportunities will be tied to decarbonization projects

Get ready to hear a lot about decarbonization. That’s the new magic word. It can be used to refer just about any program that removes or replaces carbon emissions. Because the term entails such a wide range of activities, it will soon open the door to an equally diverse pool of funding. Since the U.S. […]

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Tax credit incentives powering wave of community development

A windfall of federal funding will literally change the landscape throughout America over the next several years. The recently passed $1 trillion infrastructure bill makes funding available for all kinds of large capital projects. Additional funding is available through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), and many parts of the country still have Coronavirus Aid, […]

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Governments line up road improvement projects for 2022 and beyond

America’s vast network of roads is a treasured public asset – an essential component of global competitiveness. The country’s roadways also are the backbone of economic vitality for every region of the U.S. Because of this, officials at all levels of government must continually care for this public resource. Fortunately, care and upkeep will be […]

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Toll of natural disasters sparks resiliency projects

The sudden onset of a natural disaster creates immediate havoc, and the cost of destruction that has become the norm is huge. To counter the cold unpredictability and extremely high costs of protecting the country’s environment, officials at various levels of government are announcing resiliency projects. Federal and state funding for infrastructure resiliency projects is […]

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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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