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Jersey Water Works Releases 2016 Workplan

April 28, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Water

Jersey Water Works, the cross-sector collaborative formed to address the problems of New Jersey’s aging urban water infrastructure, today released its workplan for 2016. Among the 2016 workplan’s key items are: Facilitating the inclusion of best practices…

INFRA Video Game Deals with Issues of Deteriorating Infrastructure

February 2, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

INFRA is an atmospheric and completely non-violent first-person puzzle adventure that deals with the issues of deteriorating infrastructure. The player…

Secretary Foxx Announces Bus Tour to Highlight Importance of Addressing America’s Infrastructure Deficit

February 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that he will launch a four-day bus tour on Tuesday, February 17.  Beginning…

New ARCADIS Report: Built Assets Contribute $27 trillion to Global Economy

May 30, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance

Built assets generated a total global income of $27.1 trillion in GDP in 2013 according to a new study published by ARCADIS, (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm. Developed in conjunction with the Centre…

Massachusetts to Move to Fix Aging Water Infrastructure

August 8, 2013 - in Renewal/Retrofit, Water

State lawmakers are talking about ways to find more money for cities and towns to fix aging water infrastructure and expect to introduce a proposed finance package in September. Now that a $500 million tax law is in place to pay for transportation, addressing…

Global Competitiveness Report Marks U.S. Infrastructure Downturn

May 27, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

The United States' global rank in infrastructure has dropped off considerably from where it was four years ago, both in absolute and relative terms, according to a recent report. U.S. infrastructure ranked 14th in the world this year, a full seven slots lower…

Los Angeles Faces a 60-year Backlog on Road Repairs

May 6, 2013 - in Maintenance, Transportation

The heart of the problem with poor pavement in Los Angeles is aging streets, heavy traffic, undulating terrain and the sheer size of the network. The streets in the poorest shape tend to be in hillside neighborhoods, such as the Hollywood Hills, Mount Washington,…

America’s Infrastructure Grade Up to a D+

March 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced its endorsement of the 2013 Report Card for American’s Infrastructure that was released today by the American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE). A slight uptick occurred in the 2013 Report Card’s…

America's Infrastructure Grade Up to a D+

March 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced its endorsement of the 2013 Report Card for American’s Infrastructure that was released today by the American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE). A slight uptick occurred in the 2013 Report Card’s…

Infrastructure Updates a Costly Burden for Cities

May 18, 2012 - in Water

Water lines buried decades ago beneath Urbana’s streets are breaking apart more frequently, forcing city officials to develop a plan to replace miles of infrastructure. Urbana is not the only city facing aging water infrastructure. According to a report…