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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…

Dewberry Assesses East Coast Flood Damage through Aerial and Satellite Photography Interpretation

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has completed a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) contract to interpret aerial and satellite…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5.7 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads in West Virginia

July 1, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $5.7 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from…

El Niño Caused Tidal Flooding in Many U.S. Cities

June 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

The frequency of nuisance tidal flooding in many U.S. cities increased as predicted for the 2015 meteorological year, according to a NOAA report released on June 8, 2016. In some cities, the days of nuisance flooding exceeded trends and broke records, especially…

Fargo and Moorhead Approve Final Agreement with Army Corps to Construct the FM Diversion

The Moorhead City Council approved a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) on June 13 by a vote of 7-1. The PPA was also approved by Fargo on June 6. Fargo and Moorhead are the two original local sponsors of the…

Miami-Dade County Partners to Use Natural Infrastructure to Improve Resilience

April 4, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

MIAMI, Fla.—In an effort to find smart solutions for sea-level rise, storms, floods and other climate impacts in South Florida, The Nature Conservancy announced several new partnerships and two demonstration projects in Miami-Dade County to highlight and…

USGS Tracks Louisiana Floods to Help Guide Emergency Relief

US Geological Survey water science specialists are in the field assisting flood relief work in Louisiana by documenting the extent of historic, long-lasting flooding this month across a broad swath of the state, from Shreveport in the northwest to the Pearl…

Federal Highway Administration Releases $1 Million in Emergency Relief Funds to Repair Highway and Bridge Damage in Louisiana

March 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $1 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to help…

Federal Highway Administration Releases $2 Million in Emergency Relief Funds to Repair Highway and Bridge Damage in Tennessee and Mississippi

March 18, 2016 - in Financial, Maintenance, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Mississippi…

USGS Crews Measure Record Flooding in Eastern Texas

March 16, 2016 - in Corporate, Stormwater

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring record flooding in parts of eastern Texas following intense rainfall. Rainfall amounts of 18 – 20 inches over the last four days have led to record flooding and evacuations in eastern Texas. Seven USGS crews…