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State DOTs Urge Congress to Move Project Funding Via Highway, Transit Formulas

February 26, 2018 - in Financial, News

​The organization representing all state departments of transportation has called on Congress to route new infrastructure appropriations through existing formula-based federal highway and transit programs, and warned against allocating it through discretionary…

Caltrans Distributes $173.4M in State Grants to Local Transportation Agencies

February 26, 2018 - in Financial, News

The California Department of Transportation said it has awarded $173.4 million in the first round of Local Partnership Program grants funded through last…

Louisiana to Tap $600M in GARVEE Bonds to Build Major Highway Projects in Three Areas

February 26, 2018 - in Financial, News

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn Wilson said they would seek $600 million in federal Grant…

Agilitas Backs Buyout of Hydro International

February 23, 2018 - in Financial, News

Agilitas, a pan-European private equity firm, today announces the buyout of Hydro International Limited ("Hydro" or the "Company"), a leading global provider of advanced products, services and technology for the treatment of wastewater and the control of stormwater,…

FRA Announces $73 Million Available for Rail Capital Projects and Operating Assistance

February 19, 2018 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that it is accepting applications for $73 million in grant funding for projects that can strengthen intercity passenger rail, support…

FHWA Distributes $2.4B More in Federal-Aid Highway Obligation Authority to State DOTs

February 13, 2018 - in Financial, News

The Federal Highway Administration issued its latest notice Feb. 2 to distribute another $2.4 billion in obligation authority for federal-aid highway programs. That allows state DOTs to access part of their authorized funds from the Oct. 1 start of the 2018…

Minnesota Department of Transportation Saved Taxpayers $83 Million in 2017

February 13, 2018 - in Financial, News

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Reflecting the agency’s commitment to maximizing value for Minnesotans, a new report finds that the Minnesota Department of Transportation saved $83 million in 2017 from new and revised practices in its construction program delivery and…

​Governor Wolf Announces 45 Multimodal Transportation Projects to Benefit 22 Counties

February 12, 2018 - in Financial, News

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that 45 highway, bridge, bike and pedestrian, and ports and waterways projects will benefit communities in 22 counties through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Multimodal Transportation…

Gannett Fleming Names 2018 Stockholders

February 7, 2018 - in Financial, News

(Harrisburg, Pa.) Gannett Fleming names Andrew Gillespie, PE, PEng; Teresa Peterson PE, CME, LEED AP O+M, ENV SP; Eric Rensel; and Terry Snow, PE, as stockholders of the firm. These recognized firm leaders drive innovation and strengthen client relationships.…

EDA Grants Assist California Roads, Freight Rail Project to Support Texas, Arkansas

February 6, 2018 - in Financial, News

The Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration said it is awarding a $2.9 million grant to support a road infrastructure project in California, and $1.5 million for a freight rail project that supports business in Northeast Texas and southwest…