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Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts by USDOT & FAA in the Caribbean

September 15, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

In the wake of Hurricane Irma's destructive path through the Caribbean, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is supporting storm recovery efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands with a fully-staffed mobile air traffic control tower at Cyril E. King International…

Shelter In Place – Georgia Experiences Severe Flooding, High Winds and Extreme Wind Gusts

September 14, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

ATLANTA, GA –  As Tropical Storm Irma moves throughout the state today, Georgia DOT strongly advises residents to stay safe and shelter in place. …

Governments Adopt ‘Florence Declaration’ and Agree to Work Closer to Advance Geothermal Energy

September 14, 2017 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

Florence, Italy — Governments have agreed to work together to identify and implement measures that will significantly increase the speed of geothermal…

Majority of Americans Willing to Pay More to Rebuild and Grow Transportation Infrastructure

September 12, 2017 - in Corporate, Featured, News, Transportation

NEW YORK  – As federal and state lawmakers continue to search for solutions to fund and finance critically needed transportation infrastructure, HNTB Corporation’s latest America THINKS national public opinion survey finds Americans with definitive…

Emergency Declaration Issued by USDOT in Advance of Hurricane Irma

September 11, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to issue a Regional Emergency Declaration in advance of Hurricane Irma for the States of Alabama, Florida, Georgia,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $500 Million Funding Opportunity through TIGER Program

September 11, 2017 - in Featured, Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the opportunity for state and local stakeholders to apply for $500 million in discretionary grant funding through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.…

U.S. DOT Supports First Responders and Emergency Preparedness

September 7, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

At the U.S. Department of Transportation, we take emergency preparedness seriously. That’s why the Federal Highway Administration, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are…

Sponsored: MicroStation CONNECT Edition – The Foundation of Efficient Civil Engineering Design Workflows

September 6, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Most of us must work with various file formats, integrate multiple disciplines, and improve project workflow efficiency. With all the different applications used by the many consultants that collaborate on today’s design projects, a lack of interoperability…

FAA’s Hurricane Harvey Update

August 31, 2017 - in Featured, News, Stormwater, Water

The Federal Aviation Administration has continued to handle emergency and relief operations at a number of airports in the Hurricane Harvey area, including at Houston Hobby and George Bush Intercontinental. The FAA is prepared to support the resumption…

Ryan Says Congress Likely to Need Budget Extension; Could Delay Oct. 1 FAST Act Increases

August 29, 2017 - in Featured, Financial, News

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Congress will probably need to extend current-year funding of most government operations before the new budget year begins Oct. 1, an action that could delay another year of scheduled increases in highway funding. Ryan made…