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Improvements to U.S. 95’s North Corridor Awarded $5.1 million USDOT Grant

July 11, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

COEUR d'ALENE - The United States Department of Transportation awarded $5.1 million for the upcoming U.S. 95 north corridor access improvements. The FASTLANE grant, which must still be approved by Congress, represents a significant portion of the estimated…

RTA Announces $5 Million Grant for New Canal Street Ferry Terminal

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans announced that the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded the New Orleans Regional Transit…

Federal Railroad Administration Awards Wisconsin $3 Million to Increase Safety along Railroad Crossings

February 23, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail

Village of Pewaukee, Wis. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today awarded a $3 million grant to the State of Wisconsin to increase safety…

Terracon Foundation Presents $50,000 Grant to Society of Women Engineers

December 16, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

OLATHE, Kan.—The Terracon Foundation presented a $50,000 National Partner grant to the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). The grant funds will be used to support SWE’s Collegiate Leadership Program. The check was presented by Catherine Rocky, P.G., EIT,…

EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Kansas State University for Projects on Campus in Manhattan, Kan.

September 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Stormwater

Lenexa, Kan.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $20,000 grant to Kansas State University to carry out a green infrastructure demonstration and training project on its campus in Manhattan, Kan. Faculty and students will create “living…

Water Systems Council Receives EPA Grant for Educational Assistance to Water Well Owners

August 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2015—The Water Systems Council, the only national, nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and small water well systems, has received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide technical assistance,…

MARAD Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for Port of Brownsville Marine Cargo Dock

August 10, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Transportation

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Maritime Administrator Paul ‘Chip’ Jaenichen today joined state and local officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a marine cargo dock at the Port of Brownsville.  The $27.5 million project, of which $12…

International Consortium Receives a Grant to Explore the Use of Bamboo as an Urban Construction Material

PITTSBURGH, June 8, 2015—A University of Pittsburgh-led consortium is one of 14 new multilateral university partnerships created by the Global Innovation Initiative , a program funded by the U.S. and UK governments to foster multilateral research collaboration…

Boston University Receives National Science Foundation Funding to Develop “Smart City” Cloud Platform

January 23, 2015 - in Planning, Smart Cities

Boston—Boston University’s Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering today announced it has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a “smart-city” cloud platform designed to streamline…

Grant Will Help Researchers Develop System to Assess Risk of Mudslides, Rock Falls

October 22, 2014 - in Erosion control, Maintenance, Projects, Sensors

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – An engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has received $1.14 million in funding to develop a decision support system for assessing areas at risk for mudslides or rock falls caused by the effects of wildfires. The funding…