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Apex-Brasil hosts virtual webinar on state of Brazil’s infrastructure industry

July 28, 2020 - in Announcement, Events, News

Brazil aligns its infrastructure concession strategy, making the country an attractive foreign investment destination even amid COVID-19   BRASÍLIA, Brazil  – Apex-Brasil, the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, today hosted a virtual…

DFI Announces New Chair of Project Information Management Systems Committee

July 28, 2020 - in News, People

Hawthorne, N.J. : DFI announces that Jamey Rosen, P.Geo., a senior principal geoscientist at Geosyntec Consultants, is the new chair of its Project Information…

American Concrete Institute and Post-Tensioning Institute Announce Expanded Partnership

July 28, 2020 - in News

Collaboration on joint committee and new structural post-tensioned concrete code requirements to benefit designers, industry, and public   FARMINGTON…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $47.5 Million in Grant Awards to Select Projects Nationwide to Improve Passenger Ferry Service

July 28, 2020 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $47.5 million in grant awards to selected projects nationwide to improve access, safety, and reliability of America’s ferries and…

Kansas DOT Begins Highway Expansion Project, Issues CCLIP Funds

July 28, 2020 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Julie Lorenz, secretary of the Kansas Department of Transportation (at left in above photo), joined Kansas Governor Laura Kelly (D) (at right in photo) on July 20 to officially “break ground” on a long-delayed U.S. 50 highway expansion project. [Above…

AASHTO, Industry Letters Highlights Immediate Fiscal Need of State DOTs

July 28, 2020 - in Financial, News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials urged in a July 20 letter to Congressional leadership that state departments of transportation across the country need an “immediate infusion” of at least $37 billion to prevent disruptions…

August 2020 Trends

July 27, 2020 - in Featured, News, Trends

In this section, Informed Infrastructure compiles infographics from trusted sources that reveal insight on infrastructure spending. We also compile some of the top infrastructure stories that shouldn’t be missed. For ongoing news coverage, turn to Informed…

Michael Baker International Awarded FEMA MT-1 Processing Services Contract

July 27, 2020 - in Corporate, News

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia  - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services celebrating 80 Years of Making a Difference,  announced today the continuation of its 45-year relationship with the U.S. Department…

Jacobs Announces New Leadership for People and Places Solutions Line of Business

July 27, 2020 - in News, People

DALLAS - Jacobs (NYSE:J) today announced new leadership roles for Ken Gilmartin and Patrick Hill, effective Aug. 1, 2020, within its People & Places Solutions (P&PS) line of business. Ken Gilmartin and Patrick Hill will both be promoted to executive…

Building Innovation 2020 Resilience Sessions to Cover Zero Energy, Housing Affordability

July 27, 2020 - in Announcement, Events, News

WASHINGTON, DC – Resilience is a national issue. Natural disasters like wildfires and floods are only increasing in frequency and volume, costing the U.S. an average of $100 billion annually. This is part of the reason building resilience will be prominently…