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

Senate Democrats Criticize Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal

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Democrats continue to be disappointed with President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plans, a proposal that would rely heavily on private sector investors to advance large-scale infrastructure projects.

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

Iowa approves $3.4B infrastructure plan

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The transportation commission approved a 2019-2023 program that includes airport, transit, railroad, trail and highway projects

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Report: OR has nation's best infrastructure

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News & World Report infrastructure ranking of 50 states is based on scores in energy, transportation and internet access, among others The U.S.

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.

4 ways states will fund infrastructure projects in 2018

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President Donald Trump's soon-to-be-revealed $1 trillion infrastructure plan will likely leave many states funding projects with P3s, bond issues, infrastructure banks and taxes and fees

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

Don't Give Up On A Trump Infrastructure Program—Improve It

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Our nation’s infrastructure is no laughing matter, and infrastructure advocates are understandably frustrated

Infrastructure and Resilience Projects Ahead

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Energy, industrial and transportation projects fuel solid growth for design firms across the Texas and Louisiana region

$11B set to shape Illinois infrastructure

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Bruce Rauner's multi-year plan is the state's first to include asset management and repair projects in addition to construction

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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Poll: White House shirking U.S. infrastructure

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trillion infrastructure plan will gain traction Only 10% of those polled said it was very likely that the president's $1.5

DOT Releases $1.5B for 26 Infrastructure Projects

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billion in infrastructure funding on Wednesday which will be used to pay for 26 projects under the federal Infrastructure For Rebuilding America (INFRA) program. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $1.5

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Lost in Space, Found in Infrastructure

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With infrastructure implications Danger Will Robinson! Danger!

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

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.

Infrastructure Legislation? Maybe Next Year

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During Wednesday's White House daily press briefing , a reporter asked press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders about the administration's promised infrastructure bill

Happy Birthday America! Your Infrastructure is Calling.

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Its critically needed upgrade won't happen without dedicated vision, iconic projects and dynamic public leadership. Mobilizing citizens to push for change must be a strategic national priority

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

Michigan Becomes 1st State to Form Infrastructure Commission

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Having sound and modern infrastructure is vital to the health and well-being of the people of Michigan,” Snyder said. This legislation helps us take the necessary steps to ensure Michigan has a modern and reliable infrastructure system

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.

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.

Illinois Announces $11 Billion Infrastructure Plan

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billion in the next six years on infrastructure repairs and improvements. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner announced a proposal to spend $11.05 Rauner said " “Investing in transportation creates jobs and economic opportunity, improves safety and makes Illinois a better place to raise a family.

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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Mixed reactions to Infrastructure Week's 'time to build' campaign

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Here's what some construction leaders and others have to say about the annual event's stark call to "fix" the country's infrastructure

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Smart Infrastructure Shapes Future Growth

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Airports and mass transit projects planned to meet demand

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.

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

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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