Omaha has been issued $69.7 million to finance its Saddle Creek Retention Treatment Basin

The U.S. EPA has awarded the city of Omaha, Neb., with a $69.7 million loan in order to aid in financing the city’s Saddle Creek Retention Treatment Basin. This is the second loan issued under the agency’s Water Infrastructure and Innov...

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top transportation funding leader expressed pessimism over whether her chamber would advance a long-term infrastructure measure this year, a sentiment shared by the Trump White House.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) emphasized that transportation funding bills the Senate considered last year, as well a...

The Water Resources Development Act would authorize a host of projects nationwide.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday night approved a nearly $3 billion bill to improve the nation's ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects.

The Water Resources Developme...

June 8, 2018

The Virginia Port Authority has received the green light on $350 million for a dredging project to deepen its harbor from 50 feet to 55 feet by 2024, with the aim of being able to handle up to 19,000-TEU ships transiting through the Suez Canal.

The state budget was hammered out by lawmakers in a special session and sent...

June 5, 2018

With a growing chance that Congressional leaders may reduce if not eliminate the traditional "August recess" this year in order to pass a variety of spending bills before the federal government's fiscal year begins on Oct. 1, lawmakers moved on three infrastructure- and transportation-related measures this week....

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today the availability of $25.8 million in grant funds to support transit planning efforts in communities across the country. The competitive grant funds are provided through FTA’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Developme...

May 8, 2018

The Denton County Transportation Authority has announced it will soon have a more efficient bus operations infrastructure with help from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration. The agency was recently awarded $2,625,000 million in funding from FTA’s Bus & Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investmen...

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement project, a public-private partnership (P3), has led to the completion of 390 bridges with 50 more under construction.

By the end of the month, eight additional bridges will open for traffic and 20 will begin construction.

The $899 million proje...

February 2, 2018

A higher gas tax and new fees for alternative-fuel vehicles are among the ways America can pay for a major overhaul of its outdated infrastructure — and create jobs in the process, says a bipartisan group that includes U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty.

“This will put people to work, and everybody knows we need to do it,” said Esty,...

January 23, 2018

Complaints about Louisiana's roads and bridges are usually loudest in the places where drivers find themselves sitting in stand-still traffic. But those infrastructure concerns don't stop in the cities. The state's aging system of roads and bridges is putting a pinch on Louisiana’s largest industry — agriculture. 

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