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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Apr 30th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider

The city of Wylie developed two alternatives for a proposed aquatics center complex comprising both indoor and outdoor facilities to serve an area devoid of municipal aquatic venues. Option A would feature an outdoor aquatic center with 18,000 square feet of water surface area. It would have a lazy river, leisure pool, wave pool, and […]

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Apr 30th 2021 | Posted in Vertical by Texas Government Insider
Port of Palacios commercial center

The Matagorda County Navigation District #1 is reaching out to the private sector to study the feasibility of expanding and diversifying the Port of Palacios’ commercial profile. To achieve this ambition, the port will hire a consultant to help it explore options for acquiring additional land, partnering with private parties, and exploring new commercial opportunities. […]

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Apr 22nd 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider
Alamo Plaza rendering

San Antonio councilmembers brought the seven-year Alamo Plaza saga to a close on April 15 by approving a revised Alamo Plan to kickstart an effort that was sidelined by the state’s denial last year of a permit to relocate the historic Cenotaph. Project partners, which include the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and Alamo Trust, […]

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Apr 22nd 2021 | Posted in Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rice Memorial Hospital

Minnesota – After discussing a draft request for proposals (RFP) for the construction of a hotel connected to a downtown hospital, Willmar Community Development Committee members instructed staff to continue conversations with hospital officials. City staff envision a boutique hotel-conference center connected by skyway or tunnel to the city-owned Rice Memorial Hospital, which is operated by […]

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Apr 22nd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Denver RTD Union Station Commuter Rail

Colorado – The Regional Transit District (RTD) Board approved engineering and environmental planning on a mid-level design for a proposed diesel rail line connecting Boulder, Longmont, and Denver. RTD officials said the board’s authorization triggers a new planning and environmental linkages study, a review of current vehicle technology and impacts, and efforts to engage the community […]

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Apr 15th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
San Marcos Regional Airport

More than two years in the making, the draft master plan for San Marcos Regional Airport calls for an estimated $38 million in capital improvements in the next five to 10 years. City councilmembers reviewed the draft plan at their April 6 work session where consultants presented key findings and recommendations to: Extend Runway 17/35 […]

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Apr 15th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider
Houston bridge

Although Texas’ bridges rated highly in structural integrity among other states in recently released federal data, an estimated $6.25 billion is needed to repair its spans. Proposed bridge work includes replacing 2,896 bridges for an estimated $1.3 billion, widening and rehabilitating 74 bridges for $31.76 million, rehabilitating or replacing 10 bridge decks for $1.2 million, […]

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Apr 5th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Houston waterway

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas approved a consent decree between the city of Houston, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the State of Texas to improve Houston’s wastewater system. Under the decree, an estimated $2 billion of additional work will go toward upgrading Houston’s aging wastewater system and keeping […]

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Apr 5th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Georgia Ports Authority - Garden City Terminal

Georgia – Board members at the Georgia Ports Authority approved $205 million in capital improvement projects on March 29 that will increase the Port of Savannah’s container capacity by 20 percent. A terminal enhancement dubbed the Peak Capacity project will establish 2,100 new grounded container slots. The project will add 650,000 twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) container units […]

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Apr 5th 2021 | Posted in Energy by Government Contracting Pipeline
offshore wind turbines

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on March 29 announced its intent to partner with offshore wind and transmission developers to scale the industry by opening $3 billion in debt capital to facilitate the development of offshore wind access. The news was part of a flurry of announcements that included information about a […]

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Apr 1st 2021 | Posted in Energy by Government Contracting Pipeline
Atlantic City boardwalk lights

New Jersey – Designs for eight microgrid projects received $4 million in grants from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities in the second phase of the state’s design incentive program to support resiliency, especially during and after extreme weather events. Collectively, these eight microgrid projects, if implemented, would provide resilience to 56 critical infrastructure facilities. […]

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Apr 1st 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Redondo Beach - Seaside Lagoon

California – The Redondo Beach City Council authorized staff to prepare a request for proposals (RFP) for firms to conduct a study and develop a public amenities plan for the area known as King Harbor. Councilmembers have made the revitalization of the waterfront a key strategic priority for many years to reverse the trend of piecemeal […]

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Mar 23rd 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider

The town of Flower Mound is commissioning a feasibility study for an outdoor tennis center. Consultants will be expected to conduct a needs assessment as well to assist the town community in determining whether to proceed with planning, funding, and developing a tennis center. The town is seeking a system-wide approach to evaluating current tennis […]

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Mar 23rd 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
New Braunfels - proposed surface water treatment plant

Flood and water system improvement projects in Hidalgo County and the city of New Braunfels will benefit from more than $82.6 million in financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). At their March 10 meeting, board members approved more than $91.12 million to five projects across the state. New Braunfels will receive $40 […]

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Mar 23rd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Frederick monorail station - rendering

Maryland – The state’s Department of Transportation (MDOT) released a feasibility study on March 2 that determined a monorail route is possible between the city of Frederick and the Shady Grove Metrorail Station in the Washington, D.C. area. The study area includes the Interstate 270 corridor and extends approximately 28 miles from Frederick to the Shady […]

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Mar 23rd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Mon-Fayette Expressway map

Pennsylvania – Advertising for bids is expected to begin in 2022 for an 8-mile segment of the southern section of the Mon-Fayette Expressway project. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) divided the project into multiple sections. The Mon/Fayette PA Route 51 to I-376 Project is the final of four projects that would provide a four-lane, limited access […]

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Mar 4th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Government Contracting Pipeline
Minnesota State Capitol

Minnesota – Gov. Tim Walz released his 2021 Local Jobs and Projects Plan that would invest $518.1 million in infrastructure projects across the state. Funds would go to maintain existing buildings, invest in communities, and leverage available federal funds. Almost half of the proposed plan would support asset preservation projects at state agencies and higher education […]

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Mar 4th 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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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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