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West Virginia Road Damage Tops $46 Million

July 8, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Division of Highways announces that road damage from recent flooding now totals $46,859,290. More than a dozen contractors have been hired to restore access to communities and repair major routes. WVDOH crews from around the…

ADS Expands Manufacturing Footprint with New Plant in Harrisonville, Mo.

July 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

HILLIARD, Ohio, July 6, 2016—Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE: WMS) (“ADS” or the “Company”), a leading global manufacturer of water management…

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…

Surging 28 Percent, US Municipal Water Infrastructure Forecast Reaches $532 Billion

July 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Capital expenditures (CAPEX) for U.S. municipal water & wastewater utilities – including spending on pipes, plants, and pumps – are expected to exceed $532 billion between 2016 and 2025, according to new forecasts from Bluefield Research. This new…

Asset Management Training Helps Companies Prioritize Investment

June 30, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Recently, ReNew Magazine, a Canadian publication focused on infrastructure, highlighted the changing landscape of municipal asset management practices in Canada, with organizations moving away from a focus on maintenance and toward broad scale investment planning.…

Geospatial Corporation Provides Quality Assurance for ILIM Programs for Underground Pipelines

June 30, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Pipelines

PITTSBURGH, June 29, 2016 – Geospatial Corporation provides complete Quality Assurance (“QA”) programs and Installed Locational Integrity Management (“ILIM”) programs for underground pipelines and conduits installed via Horizontal Directional Drilling…

Seven Western States Claim National Awards for Outstanding Transportation Projects

WASHINGTON – Today seven western state departments of transportation claimed awards in a national competition highlighting excellence in projects that have improved travel safety, reduced roadway congestion, and provided more mobility options. The Western…

Development Underway on a Global Standard for Car-to-Cloud Data Exchange

June 30, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

BERLIN, June 29, 2016—HERE, the location cloud company, today announced a significant step forward in efforts to drive a global standard for vehicle-to-cloud data - a development which in turn brings the promise of automated vehicles closer to reality. Following…

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 – particularly by large trucks – and insufficient funding to make needed repairs and improvements.  The…

Researchers Try to Cut Costs to Control Aquatic Invasive Plants in Florida

June 28, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Of all the invasive plants in Florida’s waterways, hydrilla costs the most to contain -- $66 million over a seven-year period, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher says. But UF/IFAS researchers…