Mar 27th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Dallas Area Rapid Transit recently reached 20 percent completion of the preliminary design for the $1.4 billion D2 Subway through downtown Dallas. The D2 Subway project is a future second light rail line through downtown Dallas that extends from Victory Park to Deep Ellum. The next phase is preparing a supplemental draft environment impact statement […]

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Mar 27th 2020 | Posted in Water by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $2.7 billion in available funding for State Revolving Funds (SRFs) to assist with surface water and drinking water infrastructure projects. Of the total, more than $200 million will go to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. This year, the EPA is providing the […]

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Mar 20th 2020 | Posted in Water by Texas Government Insider

The city of Austin and Austin Public Works Department are scheduled to let several flood mitigation, water, and wastewater projects this spring that will address infrastructure needs. Some of the largest projects are: Ullrich WTP – Process Drain and Support Systems Improvements. This $6.74 million project will make improvements to multiple process areas at the […]

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Mar 20th 2020 | Posted in Water by Government Contracting Pipeline

Maryland – The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) estimates that in order to add toll lanes to Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway, 70 miles of large water and sewer pipes would need to be relocated at a cost of up to $2 billion. Some main lines are up to 8 feet in diameter, which the […]

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Mar 13th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Killeen City Council approved a $645 million master plan update for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport on March 10 that outlines many projects already underway and slated through 2037. The city’s consulting firm split the projects into three phases: short-term from 2018 through 2022; mid-term from 2023 to 2027; and long-term from 2028 to 2037. […]

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Mar 13th 2020 | Posted in Water by Texas Government Insider
Pflugerville Wastewater Treatment Plant

The city of Pflugerville hired an owner’s representative on March 10 to oversee the design and construction of the project to expand its water treatment plant from 17.3 million gallons per day (MGD) to 30 MGD by 2022. Pflugerville’s master plan estimates the expansion cost at $39 million. The project includes the expansion of the […]

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Mar 13th 2020 | Posted in Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline

Massachusetts – The city of Fall River is drafting a new request for proposals (RFP) to seek a developer who will purchase and redevelop the site of the former Bedford Street police station. City officials said their goal is to issue a RFP with a response deadline of April 24. They are targeting start of construction […]

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Mar 6th 2020 | Posted in Water by Texas Government Insider

Bastrop councilmembers are considering an engineers’ report recommending construction of three to four water wells and a water treatment plant for a preliminary estimate of $38.3 million. In 2018, it was determined the city’s alluvial well fields were at risk to drought and water quality issues that could not be treated by its outdated water […]

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Mar 6th 2020 | Posted in Vertical by Texas Government Insider
Academic Sciences Building plan

Texas Tech University System regents approved funding on February 28 for the design and programming of a new $85 million Academic Sciences Building at the Lubbock campus. The facility would comprise two buildings totaling 150,000 to 160,000 square feet adjacent to the campus’ original chemistry and science buildings. Research and teaching laboratory space for geosciences, […]

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Feb 28th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Houston METRO hosted a Business Now forum on February 20 to provide an overview of upcoming contracting opportunities financed in the $7.5 billion METRONext Moving Forward Plan. The METRONext projects are expected to generate more than 100 prime contracting opportunities along with hundreds of additional opportunities for smaller business providers. Program goals spread over 20 […]

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Feb 28th 2020 | Posted in Vertical by Texas Government Insider

The University of Texas System board of regents amended the system’s capital improvement plan on February 27 to include a $60 million project that includes a new basketball and rowing training facility. Regents approved the project to replace the Denton A. Cooley Pavilion basketball training facility after it is decommissioned following completion of the Moody […]

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Feb 28th 2020 | Posted in Infrastructure by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – Sacramento and West Sacramento joined to select a final design for an estimated $210 million bridge to connect the cities and replace the I Street Bridge. The I Street Bridge Replacement Project will include the construction of a new bridge upstream of the existing I Street Bridge. The bridge will provide a new connection […]

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Feb 21st 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Florida – Clearwater councilmembers adopted a resolution earlier this month to encourage the development of a commercial aerial transit system in their city. The system’s solar energy-powered pods would carry up to four passengers at up to 50 mph about 20 feet off the ground. Elevated tracks with stops in Clearwater’s downtown, Island Estates, Pier 60, […]

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Feb 7th 2020 | Posted in Vertical by Texas Government Insider

Fort Worth City Council moved closer to the design phase of the $400 million to $500 million expansion of the city’s convention center by naming a Design Review Committee. The committee is expected to meet over the next two years and provide recommendations to City Council. Discussions have focused on expansion of the convention center’s […]

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Feb 7th 2020 | Posted in Water by Texas Government Insider

The Upper Trinity Regional Water District (UTRWD) anticipates opening several procurements this spring for its $490 million Lake Ralph Hall reservoir project after securing a final federal permit on February 6. The lake will be one of the first major reservoirs to be built in Texas in 30 years. Design is nearing completion for the […]

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Jan 31st 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington – The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) is working on a Sustainable Airport Master Plan that includes an estimated $2.3 billion in 30 near-term projects. The largest project is the construction of a new terminal with 19 gates. Staff members also are planning an automated people mover that will link the airport’s main terminal, new terminal, […]

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Jan 24th 2020 | Posted in Vertical by Texas Government Insider

The city of Amarillo’s plans to renovate the Amarillo Civic Center Complex earned the support of a citizen executive committee that recommended a $319 million project to be funded by voter-approved debt. At a City Council work session on January 21, the committee recommended several amenities including a new 75,600-square-foot exhibit space, a 10,100-seat arena, […]

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

Florida – Miami-Dade leaders are revising a request for proposals (RFP) for construction of 9.5 miles of Metrorail through Miami Gardens. Known as the North Corridor, the route is part of the county’s Smart Plan. The project may now depend on funding from the state and the federal government. The RFP has been revised due to […]

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Jan 24th 2020 | Posted in Water by Government Contracting Pipeline

Louisiana – The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority will tender almost 30 major coastal restoration and flood protection projects this year. Total construction costs are estimated at $1.97 billion for all 28 projects that will create or nourish more land than will be lost to erosion, subsidence, and sea level rise. The state is expected to lose […]

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Jan 10th 2020 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider

Travis County has plans to design a $79 million women’s jail and has begun negotiations with a design firm. Women are currently housed in three separate buildings at a 30-year-old jail in Del Valle. A nine-month study in 2018 showed it to be a challenge for the women to go to programs and get medical treatment […]

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Jan 10th 2020 | Posted in Water by Texas Government Insider

The Public Service Board of El Paso Water approved $140 million in infrastructure projects on January 8 as part of a $448.94 million water, wastewater, and reclaimed water budget for fiscal year 2020-2021. Major capital projects for the new fiscal year include an expansion of the Bustamante Wastewater Treatment Plant to add a new headworks […]

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Jan 10th 2020 | Posted in Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline

Idaho – Boise State University plans to move forward with renovating Albertsons Stadium, starting with upgrades to the stadium’s east side. Renovations will include a complete remodel of the stadium’s east side, such as an exterior facelift, expanded concourse, upgraded amenities, premium seating, a new academic center, and a dedicated home for BroncoLife. The project does […]

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Jan 3rd 2020 | Posted in Water by Government Contracting Pipeline

South Dakota – Sioux Falls plans to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant in order to accommodate increased usage as a result of the city’s growth. Improvements will be made to primary, preliminary, secondary, and tertiary treatment, as well as to solids handling. Other site improvements will be made as well, including those that address the plant’s […]

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