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Fluor Awarded Maintenance Alliance Contract for Power Plants in Georgia and Alabama

July 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy

IRVING, Texas—Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded a five-year maintenance alliance contract with a Southern Company subsidiary for its North Georgia and Alabama Coastal power generation facilities. These six fossil-fuel power…

States Awarded More Than $49 Million in Pipeline Safety Grants

July 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Pipelines

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced more than $49…

Interstate Highway System Turns 60, Facing Increased Travel and Insufficient Maintenance

June 28, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

Washington, DC – As the U.S. Interstate Highway System turns 60 years old this week, it faces increasing congestion, unprecedented levels of travel…

Idaho Embarks on a Summer-long Project to Maintain Seven Treasure Valley Bridges

June 20, 2016 - in Bridges, Maintenance, Projects

BOISE– Starting next week, the Idaho Transportation Department will initiate a summer-long project to maintain seven bridges across the Treasure Valley, funded through new user fees. Five of the bridges are located on Interstate 84 between Boise and Nampa,…

A Watershed Moment in Public Alerting

June 14, 2016 - in Feature, Featured

A real-time web map goes a long way to prevent sickness when force majeure strikes. Last winter, a torrential storm caused two water pump outages in Atlanta, Georgia, risking contamination and necessitating a boil water advisory be issued to affected residents.…

Parsons Awarded Environmental Operations, Maintenance, and Monitoring Services Contract

May 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance

PASADENA, Calif., May 24, 2016—Parsons is pleased to announce that it was awarded a 5‑year contract to provide FMC Corporation with operations, maintenance, and monitoring (OM&M) services at nearly 2 dozen environmental remediation sites in 14 states.…

United States Senate Proclaims National Public Works Week May 15-21, 2016

May 23, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Washington, D.C.  – The U.S. Senate passed a resolution (S.Res.471) on Wednesday, May 18, recognizing National Public Works Week (NPWW) during May 15-21,2016  and declaring that “public works infrastructure, facilities, and services are of vital importance…

Americans’ Water Rates are Rising While Infrastructure Remains in Peril, Says New Survey

May 10, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

NEW YORK, May 10, 2016—The price Americans pay for municipal water is rising faster than any other city household expense, according to a new survey published today by Circle of Blue, the award-winning network of journalists and researchers that reports…

VDOT Brings Out the Pothole Hunter

April 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

RICHMOND, Va. – Spring flowers are in bloom and so are potholes. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is using humor to provide awareness on how to report potholes by bringing out their own “spokesperson,” Pothole Hunter Phil Itkwik. Itkwik…

Well-maintained Roadways Improve Fuel Efficiency

March 3, 2016 - in Corporate, Modeling, Roads

Most people know that properly inflated tires can improve a vehicle’s fuel efficiency, but did you know that properly maintained roadways can improve fuel efficiency across an entire pavement network? “We are moving into a new era of pavement management…