Mar 2nd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $76 million in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants to Chicago O’Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood international airports. Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport will receive $31 million to construct 10,200 feet of the Northeast end-around taxiway system to eliminate the need for aircraft to cross active runways. The taxiways […]

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Mar 2nd 2021 | Posted in Vertical by Texas Government Insider
Dougherty Arts Center - concept rendering

Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) staff on February 22 presented several options for the Dougherty Arts Center replacement at the city’s Design Commission. The project is in the design phase to relocate the existing center in Butler Shores Park. It is anticipated that design and construction phase services will follow a series of public […]

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Feb 23rd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Pennsylvania – A $105 billion plan to connect seven New England states and downstate New York by high-speed rail is gaining traction. Developed at the University of Pennsylvania, the high-speed North Atlantic Rail would transport passengers at speeds more than 200 mph and reduce the travel time between New York City and Boston to 100 […]

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Feb 23rd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
San Antonio International Airport terminal

One of the largest capital projects in the history of the city of San Antonio is in the talking stage as officials of the San Antonio International Airport are discussing a possible $2 billion airport redevelopment plan. Included in the early talks are replacement of Terminal A and building a third terminal. Those projects would […]

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Feb 19th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Long Creek Bridge

Missouri – State transportation officials are ready to move out of the planning phase and advertise for bids in December to replace the Long Creek Bridge. The estimated total project cost is $36 million to replace the bridge on Route 86 over the Long Creek arm of Table Rock Lake with a new bridge south of […]

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Feb 10th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

The city of Georgetown will host a pre-proposal meeting on February 16 for architectural and design services for the construction of an airport maintenance facility. At 10 a.m. CST, the city will conduct a virtual conference to present its plans to design and construct a new airport maintenance facility with an additional area for covered […]

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Feb 10th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider
Waller Creek Sports Complex concept

The city of Austin issued a request for information (RFI) for ideas and potential concepts for public-private partnerships (P3s) to develop a sports complex on a 60-acre parcel of city land along Walnut Creek. Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) is asking for input including business ideas or programming activities that will support the development […]

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Feb 10th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) unveiled the designs for four Red Line stations on January 28 as part of the $2.1 billion first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) project. CTA will rebuild the Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn, and Bryn Mawr rail stations, transforming each into new, modern, larger, and fully accessible stations […]

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Feb 2nd 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Northeast Water Pollution Control Plant

Pennsylvania – More than $100 million in financial assistance from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) will contribute to the city of Philadelphia’s construction of a new 300-million-gallons-per-day (MGD) wastewater treatment facility. The planned project at the Northeast Water Pollution Control Plant includes a diversion structure to reroute wastewater flow from existing 66-inch and 78-inch sewer […]

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Feb 2nd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
I-95 traffic

Connecticut – The state’s Department of Transportation (CTDOT) unveiled its $9.7 billion five-year Capital Plan for 2021-2025 that includes investments in the state’s multi-modal transportation network. Capital projects featured in the plan include state-of-good-repair as well as upgrades across all modes of transportation – highways and bridges, public transportation, bicycle and pedestrian amenities as well as […]

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Jan 25th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington – The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission released a report that outlines the future of the state’s aviation industry. Among the report’s recommendations are a preliminary list of six sites for a future airport with expansion potential and a proposal to meet near-term aviation demand at two or more existing airports while the work to locate […]

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Jan 8th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Wylie Water Treatment Plant

The North Texas Municipal Water District is planning more than $570 million in projects for its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 all systems budget. Some projects for the budget year involve up to $25 million for a Systemwide Meter Vault Improvements – Setpoint Control Phase V project that includes a new control valve, flow meter, vault, […]

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Jan 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Enid Kaw Lake Water Supply rendering

Oklahoma – The Enid Municipal Authority secured $205 million in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board for the city’s Kaw Lake Water Supply Project. This project will provide raw water from Kaw Lake to Enid’s new 10.5 million gallon a day (MGD) water treatment plant via a raw water micro-tunnel intake structure constructed at Kaw […]

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Dec 14th 2020 | Posted in Energy by Texas Government Insider

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is inviting vendors to a virtual pre-proposal conference at 1 p.m. January 12, 2021, as it prepares to assess and short-list Automated Transportation System (ATS) technologies. NCTCOG aims to gather input on ATS compatibility with regional goals. In addition, it plans to develop modular infrastructure designs and […]

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Dec 14th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Oklahoma city bridge at night

Oklahoma – The Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved an eight-year $6 billion highway plan on December 7 that contains future highway and bridge construction using state and federal funds, including major urban projects and continued improvements to rural two-lane highways. The Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021-2028 Eight-year Construction Work Plan programs 1,350 construction and safety projects for […]

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Dec 4th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
BRT station at Duquesne University

Pennsylvania – Design completion is coming to a head on the $230 million Downtown-Uptown-Oakland-East End Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The Port Authority of Allegheny County is partnering with the city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority to implement BRT service between downtown Pittsburgh and neighborhoods to the east and connect the second- […]

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Nov 24th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – The Metra board approved $386.8 million in capital spending in 2021 to invest in railcars, locomotives, bridges, and stations. More than half of the capital funding will go towards major projects, including: $69.9 million for locomotive and car rehabilitation. Metra will fund programs to overhaul 21 recently purchased Amtrak locomotives and upgrade locomotives with […]

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Nov 16th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – Los Angeles World Airports released a draft environmental impact report for the Airfield and Terminal Modernization Project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) that includes additional gates, a people mover, and roadway improvements. The project will replace inefficient and outdated remote gates with new, state-of-the-art facilities, reduce congestion around LAX with new roadways, and […]

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Nov 6th 2020 | Posted in Energy by Government Contracting Pipeline

New Jersey – Amid public opposition to a gas-fired power plant, New Jersey Transit is planning procurements for the construction of a $557 million renewable energy plant in Kearny. Designed to improve system resiliency, the plant will provide a reserve power system drawing from solar and battery storage rather than natural gas. The transit authority will […]

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Nov 6th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Port of Los Angeles

California – The city of Los Angeles Harbor Department is considering public-private partnership (P3) models to accelerate the deployment of zero emission (ZE) trucks at the Port of Los Angeles. In a recently released request for information (RFI), the department noted its goal of achieving 100 percent zero emission drayage trucks in the San Pedro Bay […]

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Nov 6th 2020 | Posted in Infrastructure by Government Contracting Pipeline
Perth Amboy Station rendering

New Jersey – More than $11.2 billion in capital projects was approved by the NJ Transit board of directors on October 21. The board adopted a Five-Year Capital Plan that contains two sets of projects – the first set includes $11.21 billion of projects already funded by existing or expected resources. The second set identifies another […]

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Oct 28th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
DART Silver Line - Addison station rendering

The town of Addison selected a real estate broker as it prepares to release a master developer solicitation for a $500 million transit-oriented development around the future Silver Line Rail Station operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Addison has been planning this development for years, highlighted by its Addison Circle Special Area Study. Potential […]

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Oct 28th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
T.E. Maxson WWTP

Tennessee – The city of Memphis is planning several upgrades to the T.E. Maxson Wastewater Treatment Facility to expand biological treatment capacity and improve processing of biosolids. A $156 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will help the facility achieve new federal permit requirements for effluent disinfection […]

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Oct 19th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) expects to procure a second contractor in the next six to nine months for the Cotton Belt Veloweb Trail. The contractor will be responsible for building critical sections of the 26-mile regional bicycle-pedestrian trail that will run parallel to the Silver Line and connect seven cities across three North Texas […]

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