Jul 22nd 2021 | Posted in Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
Largo City Hall rendering

Florida – Largo city officials anticipate moving into a formal design development phase of the city’s $55 million project to develop a new city hall downtown. This new central facility is intended to promote the redevelopment of the West Bay Drive downtown corridor into mixed-use space in support of the city’s strategic initiatives of public health […]

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Jul 22nd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) soon will begin solicitations for the largest improvement program in its history. AUS is set to advertise for bids this summer for a principal architect/engineer and start procurement for a project management/construction management consultant support in late 2021 as it embarks on its new Airport Expansion and Development Program (AEDP). The […]

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Jul 22nd 2021 | Posted in Energy by Texas Government Insider

In response to directives from the governor’s office to take steps to increase power generation capacity and ensure reliability of the Texas power grid, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) released a 60-point plan on July 13. The “Roadmap to Improving Grid Reliability” addresses operational improvements to the Texas power grid, including legislative changes, […]

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Jul 9th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
TWDB logo

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) unanimously adopted the 2022 State Water Plan on July 7 that contains $80 billion in strategies to meet water demand over the next 50 years. Regional water planning group members, agencies, and organizations helped develop the plan that projects a 73 percent population increase over the next 50 years, […]

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Jul 9th 2021 | Posted in Energy by Government Contracting Pipeline
Oregon State Capitol

Oregon – A deadly record-breaking heat wave, wildfires, and power outages spurred the Oregon Legislature to pass HB 2021 to support renewable energy and resiliency projects by establishing a clean energy standard. The bill is awaiting the governor’s signature. The legislation appropriates $50 million to the Community Renewable Investment Fund for the Oregon Department of Energy […]

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Jul 6th 2021 | Posted in Vertical by Texas Government Insider

The city of El Paso is preparing design-build documents for an estimated $79.1 million public safety complex featuring police and fire academies. Additional campus facilities would include a logistics center and fire department headquarters. At their June 22 regular meeting, El Paso councilmembers unanimously approved a contract for an architectural and engineering services firm to […]

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Jul 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Florida Keys flooding

Florida – Monroe County officials approved a $1.8 billion plan to address sea-level rise as the Florida Keys community braces for increased flooding and property loss over the coming decades. Its resolution reaffirms the use of the updated Unified Regional Sea Level Rise Projects of the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact and direct staff to […]

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Jun 28th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider
Klyde Warren Park rendering

The city of Dallas, Regional Transportation Council, and North Central Texas Council of Governments reached an agreement to seek $30 million in federal funds for the proposed $100 million expansion of Klyde Warren Park. On June 23, the Dallas City Council approved the city’s participation in the interlocal agreement to apply for Surface Transportation Block […]

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Jun 28th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Baltimore Penn Station rendering

Maryland – Plans are in motion for renovating Baltimore Penn Station and redeveloping the surrounding area. An Amtrak high-speed rail expansion will involve renovating an existing platform and constructing a new platform. Essential core and shell improvements will bring historic Penn Station to a state of good repair. This includes masonry repairs, existing window refurbishment, a […]

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Jun 21st 2021 | Posted in State, Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Houston flooding

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is drafting an action plan that includes a set aside of $750 million in federal disaster mitigation funding to Harris County and will direct at least $500 million in additional funds to the county through a regional mitigation program. After Harris County was denied a direct allocation by the […]

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Jun 21st 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
MAX Red Line Extension

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award $250 million in funding to 22 transit projects under construction or in development in 13 states. Some of Small Starts projects in development that will receive funds from the FTA’s Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program are: California – The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority will receive a […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Government Contracting Pipeline
Bridgeport Bridge

Oklahoma – State transportation commissioners approved a $1.79 billion FY 2022 Budget Work Program on June 7 that prioritizes bridge grading and rehabilitation projects. Several major bridge projects are included for FY 2022 in the 8-Year Construction Work Plan developed by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) that orders projects by fiscal year throughout the state. […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Education, Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Mayfield High School

Kentucky – As part of the Better Kentucky Plan, the state will send $127 million to local school districts to fund construction and renovation projects and accept applications for $250 million in grants for clean water initiatives. The funds are part of the $1.3 billion that the state will direct to improving schools, expanding internet access, […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
City of Dallas Loop 9

To be eligible for state and federal funding, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is developing a Regional 10-Year Plan that proposes allocations of $4.28 billion for projects in fiscal year 2022. NCTCOG is focusing on fully funding existing projects that are already in its system and that will be included in its […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Energy by Texas Government Insider

Bills to reform the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and weatherize the state’s power grid were signed into law on June 8 to address leadership and system failures during Winter Storm Uri. Senate bills 2 and 3 will require the weatherization of power generation facilities, natural gas facilities, and transmission facilities to withstand extreme […]

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Jun 4th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider
African black-footed penguins

Plans for a new veterinary hospital and education center at the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco are entering the design phase after the City Council approved a contract for architectural services with construction drawings anticipated in six months. Part of a four-phase bond project approved by voters in 2019, the estimated $8.33 million complex will […]

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Jun 4th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Bell County water district office

The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 is considering an estimated $228 million in water and wastewater treatment upgrades to serve the cities of Killeen and Belton and surrounding areas. In a presentation to district board members on May 26, a ranked list of water system capital upgrades totaled a projected $173 […]

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Jun 4th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Government Contracting Pipeline
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Ohio – A $2 billion transformation of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is being proposed in an updated master plan that contains several major capital projects to support the airport’s ability to remain competitive when passenger traffic returns to pre-pandemic levels. Prior to COVID-19, the airport served more than 10 million passengers in 2019 and realized the […]

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May 24th 2021 | Posted in Vertical by Texas Government Insider
McKinney Municipal Complex Concept Drawings

New designs for the city of McKinney’s new Municipal Community Complex are incorporating historic and communal concepts. Architects presented new concept designs at the City Council on May 18 that focused on floor plans for Council Chambers and various city departments to be housed in the building that will be generally north of East Virginia […]

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May 24th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded more than $898.9 million in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants for infrastructure and safety projects at 447 airports. Grant projects funded through the AIP promote safety, efficiency, environmental stewardship, infrastructure, and security at the nation’s airports. Examples of airports receiving grants for projects in this round include: […]

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May 24th 2021 | Posted in Energy by Government Contracting Pipeline
Emergency Operations Center

Kentucky – A recent energy study recommended a combination of nanogrid installations and regional community microgrids to achieve increased resilience in Kentucky. The study identified 558 sites suitable for nanogrid installations and 12 potential regional community microgrids. An ideal deployment strategy would install nanogrids or microgrids at critical facilities in Kentucky such as national defense and […]

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May 18th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Madawaska-Edmunston Bridge

Maine – To meet the increasing demands on public transportation and lands in Maine, Gov. Janet Mills presented a $140 million bond package. The scaled-back version of Mills’ State of the Budget Address preview earlier this year will dedicate $100 million to maintain and upgrade the state’s transportation system and $40 million over four years to […]

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May 18th 2021 | Posted in Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
Aloha Stadium Entertainment District rendering

Hawaii – The Aloha Stadium Authority voted on May 6 to demolish the 46-year-old stadium to make way for a mixed-use development that could include residential, retail, entertainment, hotel, office, and other spaces. The date for demolition of the existing facility will not be known until the request for proposals (RFP) phase is completed for the […]

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May 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant

Indiana – The city of Fort Wayne anticipates bids for 22 large, multi-year water, sewer, and storm infrastructure projects in 2021 as it continues its $92 million improvement plan to improve reliability, solve drainage issues, and protect the environment. Among the major projects is the construction near the Third Street Sewer Pump Station of a […]

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Apr 30th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Penn Station rendering

New York – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Amtrak, and NJ TRANSIT unveiled two reconstruction alternatives for Penn Station as part of the proposed Empire Station Complex. A two-level alternative would transform Penn Station by leveraging the existing configuration’s two-level boarding configuration while improving existing Penn Station layout, creating a central atrium, and repurposing some of […]

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