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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2 Million for Emergency Repairs to Federal Roads in Idaho, Oregon and Washington

June 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to stabilize and repair roads damaged by heavy rains on federal…

Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Formally Adopted

SALEM – The Oregon Transportation Commission last week adopted the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, an important document that creates a framework…

Oregon’s Clean Water Services Adopts SWMMLive and InfoMaster Technology

May 3, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Broomfield, Colo., May 3, 2016—Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart water infrastructure,…

New Willamette River Flood Inundation Maps to Aid Residents and Emergency Managers

April 19, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Modeling, Stormwater

PORTLAND, Ore. — New flood inundation maps focused on the Coast Fork Willamette River near Goshen, Oregon were published online Wednesday by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers. The maps, in conjunction with the…

Parties Agree to Klamath River Dam Removal Plan

April 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

SALEM, Ore. — The States of Oregon and California, PacifiCorp and the federal government – through the U.S. Departments of the Interior and Commerce – announced an agreement-in-principle to move forward with amending the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement…

TVWD’s Ridgewood View Park Reservoir and Pump Station Earns ISI’s Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Gold Award

March 31, 2016 - in Awards, Construction, Water

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Tualatin Valley Water District’s (TVWD) Ridgewood View Park Reservoir and Pump Station recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s (ISI) Envision rating system’s Gold Award. In partnership with Tualatin Hills Park…

ORcycle Bicycle App Improves Reporting Capabilities

November 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

SALEM — The ORcycle application for smartphones is getting an update, and safety advocates hope it will encourage riders to send in reports about problems on the transportation system so the proper road authorities can investigate and fix, if warranted.…

Oregon Preparing for Export: Assessing the Seismic Challenges of a Liquified Natural Gas Plant

November 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

In the international port of Coos Bay, Ore., construction will begin in late 2016 on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal that will be the largest private construction project in the state’s history. The bay is separated from the ocean by a tongue…

Farmers Irrigation District Unveils New Hydropower Turbine

October 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables, Water

Farmers Irrigation District, Energy Trust of Oregon and the Oregon Governor’s office will unveil at a ribbon-cutting ceremony an efficient 3-megawatt hydropower turbine that generates energy from water flowing through irrigation pipes. The new turbine…

Oregon Bridge Condition Report Identifies Need for Stable Strategic Investment

September 21, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate, Maintenance

Salem, Ore., Sept. 17, 2015—The latest bridge condition report from the Oregon Department of Transportation puts a dollar figure to the cost to Oregon’s economy if the state’s bridge system isn’t adequately maintained: In the next 20 years, Oregon…