Feb 10th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

The 84th Texas Legislative Session brought great funding opportunities for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD).  The passing of House Bill 158 meant that 94 percent of state sales tax revenue, $261.1 million, attributed to sporting goods was shared with TPWD for state park facilities and operations. The remaining six percent goes to the […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline
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The Wisconsin Cranberry Growers Association is looking for a farm to turn into research plots. Currently, cranberry researchers in Wisconsin must rely on growers volunteering their plots to complete their work. However, the association created a foundation that currently has raised $750,000 in private donations and $650,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in order to find an […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Northern Ocean County, located along New Jersey’s Atlantic Coast, will receive $128 million to replenish beaches and dunes that were struck by Hurricane Sandy in 1992. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who is working with a Department of Environmental Protection and a marine construction company, awarded a $128 million contract for the first phase of the […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Michigan’s congressional delegation is seeking $600 million in federal funding to construct a new passageway at the Soo Locks in Soult Ste. Marie. The 1,200-foot-long lock would be built to resemble the Poe Lock, which handles large freighters carrying iron ore. More than 60 percent of current U.S. and Canadian ships are restricted by size […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The city of Langley, located in Island County, Wash., is due for upgrades worth $14.7 million. The three infrastructure projects would address municipal needs such as the installation of water, sewer and storm lines, building pump stations and improvements to the roads. Financial backing could come from Island County’s rural economic development grant fund, the […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The city of Melrose is planning to rebuild most of its downtown after a fire destroyed 11 buildings and several apartments in 2016. A combined request of $3.85 million would cover construction, a sewer system and electric substation. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is requesting help from the Legislature in wake of the devastating fire, but […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Los Angeles voters passed proposition HHH that allocates $1.2 billion to addressing homelessness within the city. The city’s homeless population is second only to that of New York, which expands twice the size of Los Angeles. The proposition promises to target chronic homelessness, or a person has to have been without shelter for 365 consecutive […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has spent 16 years studying the site and estimates the clean-up for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site will total to about $1.05 billion. The clean-up calls for more dredging and capping of contaminated soil along a 10-mile stretch of Oregon’s Willamette River. Additionally, the clean-up’s increasing importance stems from […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging the Long Island Power Authority to approve construction of a 90-MW wind farm offshore of Long Island. The wind farm would be part of Cuomo’s larger goal to have 2.4 GW of offshore wind power provide 50 percent of the state’s renewable energy by 2030. The wind production […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Announcement for Program Funding, the U.S. Agricultural Department’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will award up to $252 million dollars to locally driven, public-private partnerships that improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released his second Buffalo Billion economic initiative that includes 20 proposals and $500 million in allocations. The proposals include a new visitor center in Grand Island, $10 million to clean up zombie properties in Buffalo, improvements to Goat Island and the Niagara Gorge in Niagara Falls and extending the Niagara […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

A total of $32 million consisting of local funds, private contributions and a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation was awarded to the City of San Francisco. The award will help the city to implement six transportation projects in reducing traffic congestion at Treasure Island. The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) will […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Oklahoma transportation commissioners voted to raise the heights of nine county bridges over Interstate 35 in order to increase the clearances beneath the bridges. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved a $769,750 contract with an engineering firm to design a plan that will elevate bridges. An estimated $3 million construction project to raise the bridges is part of the state’s […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

A development advisor has joined the city of Miami Beach in a public-private partnership (P3/PPP) for the expansion of affordable and workforce housing projects. The City wants to partner with private sector businesses to carry out workforce housing in municipal-led development projects at existing or new residential buildings and new mixed-use parking garages, as well as other locations. The business partner will assist with the procurement process and evaluating […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C.’s sports and convention agency has proposed a plan to turn several parking lots around the stadium into three multi-purpose athletic fields for youth sports, a food market and an indoor sports complex that could feature lacrosse, paintball, bowling, go carts, videogaming, trampolines and batting cages. plans also include three pedestrian bridges and a new […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The city of San Francisco is looking at the cost of modifying their seawalls to make them more resistant to seismic activity. A seismic retrofitting is estimated cost $3 billion, but an additional $2 billion would also be needed to help mitigate the impact of rising seas levels. Scientists estimate that there’s a 72 percent likelihood […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Several tollways, bridges and roads in Illinois are under construction and getting repairs in 2017 at a cost of $1.7 billion. The funds will pay for construction on the Illinois Route 390 Tollway, the 490 Tollway for the Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project and the reconstruction of the Central Tri-State Tollway. The billion-dollar cost will […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) rail line is in need of upgrades and federal grant money totaling nearly $1.1 billion will go towards its improvement. The funding will cover the reconstruction of the Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Maw Stations, the overhaul of about a mile of nearby tracks and will support the creation of […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The second phase of the Purple Line subway in Los Angeles, Ca. is on track and moving forward after receiving new grants and loans by federal and local officials in the amount of $1.6 billion. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) project will extend the the Purple Line about 2.6 miles and will offer additional subway stops along Wilshire Boulevard […]

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Jan 4th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

St. Louis, Mo., officials are planning a $138 million renovation of a downtown arena in partnership with the St. Louis Blues. The city intends to fund $67.5 million for the first phase of the project, which would include new seating, a new scoreboard, sound system and lighting upgrades, renovated locker rooms, renovated concessions stands and […]

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Jan 4th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

A $75 million grant was awarded to the Utah Transit Authority to build a bus line that should help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution in the Wasatch Front region. The grant, provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation, will cover half of the cost of the 10.5-mile Provo-Orem BRT Line. The bus rapid transit line will […]

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Jan 4th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Seattle transit authority officials are planning four transit projects utilizing a new infrastructure financing tool. The Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority and the Build America Bureau signed a Master Credit Agreement (MCA), which will help expedite multiple loan requests under a single agreement between the local transit authority and federal government. The first of the […]

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Jan 4th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Newport News, Va., officials announced $3.6 million in state and federal funding for five transportation projects. A $1.24 million grant from the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Smart Scale program will be used for a $8.2 million bridge replacement project at Lake Maury. A signal improvement project will receive $1.2 million. A complete streets project on Washington Avenue […]

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Jan 4th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Transportation authority officials in Jacksonville, Fla., are planning a $43.1 million transportation center for the city’s bus and rail systems as well as intercity bus services. The center will include 40,000 square feet for the authority’s administrative offices. The project is scheduled to begin construction in 2017 and be complete by November 2019. SPI’s team of procurement consultants help companies […]

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