Infrastructure Roundup

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said Thursday the House intends to do a piecemeal infrastructure overhaul with five or six bills instead of one huge umbrella bill. “We

President Trump outlines $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill

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The Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America is divided into four parts — and is light on specifics

What construction wants from Trump's infrastructure plan

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Six industry influencers weigh in on what they want to see in the details of a national infrastructure plan

Trump's Infrastructure Comedy of Errors

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Industry executives may have hoped the recently passed tax law and President Trump’s promises to fix the nation’s crumbling infrastructure would lead to new superhighways paved with gold

Trump's infrastructure plan could follow fall midterm elections, report says

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Questions about funding sources, as well as political opposition, are expected to delay approval of a comprehensive infrastructure package

Infrastructure Funding Detour

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The Washington Post writes that President Trump told lawmakers Tuesday he was abandoning a key element of his planned $1 trillion infrastructure package, complaining that certain partnerships between the private sector and federal government simply don’t work

Federal agencies promise to speed major infrastructure reviews and permitting

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Policies laid out in a new memorandum of understanding aim to reduce permitting time for major infrastructure projects to no more than two years

Shining a Light on Infrastructure

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Finally, infrastructure’s moment may soon arrive in U.S. politics, but will critical projects such as replacing 19th-century sewer lines get the attention they deserve

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President's Infrastructure Plan Pothole

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The President has said his infrastructure plan will be made public after the tax reform legislation is passed but the Republican tax proposal could significantly discourage private investments in public projects

Infrastructure skills training center opens in Washington, DC

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Mayor Muriel Bowser said the District was opening the center because it could only fill 50% of its open infrastructure jobs in 2017

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Top 10 States for Infrastructure

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Keyword 'Infrastructure' has found its way into almost daily conversations as the country continues to organize and find funding to repair and rebuild U.S.

Report: House committee could have infrastructure bill ready by summer

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Upgrading the nation's infrastructure has support from both sides, but the question of how state and local governments and taxpayers will chip in is a work in progress

Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America

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The White House has released the long-awaited infrastructure plan ( available here ). Here are some highlights

Infrastructure Projects Should Include More Minority- and Women-Owned Contractors

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New infrastructure funding models should not sweep aside participation by minority- and women-owned contracting firms

Googlizing Infrastructure

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The question for the built industry - and the professionals who deliver planning, design, and construction services is how do we googlize the infrastructure we deliver for our clients? As you read the article think in terms of how arming your clients with "Big Data" related to the infrastructure you deliver. Big data is having a big impact on business and the internet.

Bipartisan congressional caucus introduces infrastructure guidelines

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infrastructure has lagged other countries and faces a potential $2 trillion gap by 2025 In its report, the group said the quality of U.S.

AECOM report: 80% of respondents say national prosperity depends on civil infrastructure

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AECOM's survey of more than 500 industry professionals worldwide identifies infrastructure's challenges, including funding struggles and lack of innovation

Kentucky's $2.4B infrastructure plan awaits governor's signature

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The money will go toward state bridge, repaving and highway projects, and the state's rural roads

Trump could preview infrastructure plan in State of the Union

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The president is not expected to provide further details of his infrastructure plan until after his State of the Union address next week

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Report: Michigan scores D+ for infrastructure

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In the 2018 Report Card for Michigan's Infrastructure, the state got low scores for its roads, bridges, transit and schools, among others

Trump's Infrastructure Package Likely Delayed

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TheHill.com reports that during Monday's press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders indicated work on the promised $1 trillion infrastructure package will likely be delayed until next year, after the legislature takes care of tax reform.

Congress investigating high costs of infrastructure in U.S., New York City

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infrastructure projects are the most expensive in the world The Government Accountability Office will try to figure out why U.S.

Congress' infrastructure funding efforts remain fragmented

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billion infrastructure plan Proposals from Republicans and Democrats may be taking the wind out of President Donald Trump's $1.5

Tennessee, Memphis Invest $37M To Improve City Infrastructure

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The investments will improve public infrastructure surrounding the St. Read Tennessee, Memphis Invest $37M To Improve City Infrastructure on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Featured Public-Private Partnerships Research & Development Tennessee Transportation & Infrastructure Economic Development Employment Expansion FastTrack Infrastructure Memphis Pinch District St.

Key Infrastructure Aide to Leave White House Post

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Gribbin's departure isn't expected to affect long odds of passing big infrastructure package this year

Autonomous Vehicles Will Revolutionize Transportation; Smart Infrastructure Is Key

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Autonomous vehicles promise to revolutionize mobility, but they’ll need the right infrastructure to do it

Smart Infrastructure Shapes Future Growth

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Airports and mass transit projects planned to meet demand

FY 2018 Omnibus - Infrastructure Details

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Infrastructure funding will see a $21.2 Infrastructure segments that will see additional funding if the bill is passed include The $1.3 trillion, 2,232 page Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 was released Wednesday evening. Both the House and Senate must come to some agreement on the bill and send it to the president or face passing the sixth stopgap measure to avoid a government shutdown at midnight Saturday. . billion increase under the proposal.

What Infrastructure Needs: Smart Permitting

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The Trump administration has begun to lay out its infrastructure rebuilding strategy, and it is increasingly clear that a cornerstone involves private-sector funding through public-private partnerships (P3s

Federal Infrastructure Plan Draft Leaked

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The Hill reports a leaked draft of the long awaited infrastructure plan sums up the Administration's proposed plans in six pages

Key White House Infrastructure Advisor Quits

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DJ” Gribbin, President Trump's top infrastructure policy adviser is reportedly leaving the administration to move on to new opportunities, according to TheHill.com. David J. “DJ”

Long Trek Ahead for Infrastructure Bill

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President Trump’s infrastructure investment proposal has moved to the next step—congressional scrutiny—and faces what looks like a steep uphill path to enactment

Aging infrastructure. Urban environment.

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The city of Pasadena needed to replace an aging boiler and steam turbine generator at its Glenarm Power Plant. The problem? The site was just yards away from a historic neighborhood and high school

Budget deal includes $20B for infrastructure, $90B for post-disaster recovery

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Lawmakers have allocated money for existing water and energy infrastructure projects and new rural initiatives like broadband

Green Infrastructure For Better Communities

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A new online guide launched by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) explains the many benefits of “green infrastructure”—designed systems that harness nature to create proven benefits for communities. billion less than a comparable grey infrastructure approach.

Infrastructure Bill Ready "Closer to the Summer"

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Bill Shuster, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman, said Thursday that an infrastructure bill could be ready "closer to the summer."

Congress Digs Into Trump Infrastructure Plan

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Months of waiting are over as President Trump has finally laid on the table a detailed outline of his long-promised infrastructure investment plan, which the administration says will produce at least $1.5