Seaports? Who would have predicted there could be this many large port projects?

Very large contracting opportunities are being announced weekly in regions with U.S. seaports.  Literally billions of dollars will be spent in the near future on all types of public projects related to ports. The American Association of Port Authorities estimates ports and private-sector partners will spend $154.8 billion over the next five years on seaport […]

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Citizens will hopefully get involved in this issue

The president’s proposed $1 trillion national infrastructure plan has become something of an anomaly. Once a highly touted campaign promise, the long-awaited plan has been void of any specifics and last spring was reduced to a set of ambiguous “principles.” However, both pre-campaign and post-inauguration, Trump’s proposal relied heavily on capital investment by the private […]

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Rural America offers immediate contracting opportunities for firms interested in providing broadband service

With every aspect of life becoming increasingly digital, Internet access is crucial for individuals, law enforcement, healthcare providers, companies and communities. For rural America, Internet connectivity is literally imperative for a community’s survival. Economic development is impossible without broadband and families expect their children to have access to the Internet so they are not hampered […]

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Contracting opportunities in Texas, Florida may span a decade

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma made an indelible mark on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The back-to-back storms ravaged the Texas and Florida coasts in late August and early September and left behind a wide swath of damage and destruction that will take years to restore and rebuild. The initial goal of saving lives and property completed, […]

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Technology networks – another critical part of our infrastructure that cries out for immediate attention

The very recent Equifax data breach was another ominous “wake-up call.” Americans were reminded once again that our data networks are very vulnerable.  More significant, though, is the fact that cyberattacks don’t just involve data breaches. Critical infrastructure can be compromised just as easily – water systems, electrical grids, airports and public transportation. Lives can […]

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Spending on educational facilities breaking records throughout the U.S.

In 2016, about $88.9 billion was spent in educational construction work in the United States. That’s the largest year-over-year dollar value increase since 2008. And with enrollments increasing in classrooms in Pre-K to post-secondary public schools and colleges and universities, that trend is expected to continue, creating thousands of contracting opportunities for private-sector firms. When […]

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