Oct 19th 2022 | Posted in Federal, Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration awarded the first round of grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Bridge Investment Program. The first round of planning grants will provide $18.4 million to 23 projects in 23 states that improve safety, support economic competition, and provide resilient highway infrastructure to withstand the effects […]

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Oct 14th 2022 | Posted in Federal, State, Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Photo courtesy of the Texas Water Development Board.

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has approved its Clean and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds’ 2023 Intended Use Plans (IUP). The plans detail how the agency intends to utilize $222.3 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). The IIJA funds will be allocated as additional capitalization grants to the states. Texas expects […]

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Sep 9th 2022 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Maryland – The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) has released its Draft Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP) for fiscal years 2023 to 2028, outlining a record $19.9 billion six-year investment to replace and repair aging infrastructure, and expand transit opportunities. The Draft FY 2023-2028 CTP is nearly $2.2 billion more than the FY 2022-2027 CTP. That increase is the […]

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Aug 19th 2022 | Posted in Federal, Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) together awarded $49.2 million in innovative technology grants to improve mobility and multimodal connections. Grants can be applied to technologies ranging from systems that detect and prevent wrong-way crashes to advanced technology to improve trucking operations and terminal operator […]

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Aug 12th 2022 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider
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The U.S. Department of Transportation has released the official list of awardees from the FY 2022 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity (RAISE) discretionary grant program. The RAISE grant program provides funding for surface transportation projects of local and regional significance. California won the largest amount of RAISE funds with $119.6 million, Texas ranked […]

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Jul 20th 2022 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Hawaii – The governor of Hawaii has signed the state budget, leaving in place $400 million for financing of the new Aloha Stadium in Halawa. Of the $400 million, $350 million is through the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, while the other $50 million comes from the Stadium Development Special Fund to cover expenses […]

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Jul 8th 2022 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Missouri – The governor signed Fiscal Year 2023 state operating budget bills on June 30. The budget is approximately $47.5 billion, including $12.5 billion in general revenue. Missouri is going into FY 2023 with a nearly $3 billion surplus in general revenue. Public higher education institutions will receive $460.1 million for capital improvement projects. Some of […]

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Jun 6th 2022 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is renewing its commitment to supporting communities in need of modern and resilient building codes and flood damage prevention ordinances with the launch of its $100 million Resilient Communities Program. Communities that receive the funds will develop, adopt, and implement modern and resilient building codes and flood damage prevention […]

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May 2nd 2022 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline
Phoenix interchange

Arizona – The state of Arizona launched the Infrastructure Investment Jobs Act Task Force to ensure the state continues to use federal infrastructure funds efficiently and effectively. The task force will strategically align Arizona’s priorities and investments with federal funding opportunities. Funding from the Infrastructure Investment Jobs ACT (IIJA), a $1.2 trillion spending bill passed by Congress, […]

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Mar 30th 2022 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Facilities Commission (TFC) will host a mandatory pre-submittal conference at 10 a.m. March 29 for architectural, engineering, and construction services for Phase Two of the Capitol Complex Project in Austin. Phase Two is comprised of two new state office buildings, parking structures, and extension of pedestrian mall (“Capitol Mall”) within the complex. Selected […]

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Mar 30th 2022 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Florida Everglades

Washington, D.C. – Legislators across the country secured millions of dollars from the $1.2 trillion omnibus spending bill in earmarks for projects in their states and districts. The basic bill provides federal agencies with $730 billion in nondefense funding, a $46 billion increase over fiscal 2021. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership secured $350 million for […]

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Mar 21st 2022 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The $1.2 trillion omnibus appropriations legislation signed on March 15 includes more than $52.87 billion for energy and water development, an increase of $3.42 billion from fiscal year 2021. The bill supplies funds for water resources development programs and over $8 billion for related activities of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

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Mar 11th 2022 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider
El Paso Bridge of the Americas

Two Texas land ports of entry are set to receive a portion of $3.4 billion in funding from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for modernization and construction projects through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Federal funding will support the construction and modernization of land ports of entry (LPOEs) on the country’s northern and southern borders […]

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Feb 9th 2022 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Kimball Health Services hospital

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $1 billion to build and improve community facilities in 48 states to increase access to health care, education, and public safety. More than 730 projects will benefit from the USDA funding designed to spur community development and build sound infrastructure for people living in rural […]

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Jan 31st 2022 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider
Texas Military Preparedness Committee - Corpus Christi Naval Air Station

The Texas Military Preparedness Commission awarded a new round of $15.3 million in grants to assist military communities across the state that may be impacted by any future Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) rounds. Funds from the Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (DEAAG) program will be invested in infrastructure projects. Additional funding will go to […]

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Oct 29th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider
Naval Air Station Kingsville Fire Department

The Kingsville City Commission approved two grant applications on October 12 seeking state funding for the construction of a fire rescue truck facility and relocation of the Pass and Tag Office at Naval Air Station (NAS) Kingsville. By applying for Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grants (DEAAG), Kingsville hopes to secure funds that will support its […]

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Sep 30th 2021 | Posted in Legislation/Policy by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – The governor of California signed a $15 billion climate package on September 23 that includes investments for building wildfire and forest resilience, supporting immediate drought response and long-term water resilience, and protecting communities from climate risks such as extreme heat and sea level rise. The $5.2 Billion Water and Drought Resilience Package invests […]

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Sep 30th 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider
TRS building rendering

The Teacher Retirement System (TRS) board of trustees on September 17 authorized the purchase of a new headquarters at the Mueller Business District in Austin, pending final negotiations. TRS, which manages a pension trust fund of nearly $200 billion, estimates the move will save it up to $15 million over the next 20 years by […]

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Sep 8th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration will make nearly $362 million available through its Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program. CRISI funds projects that reduce congestion, improve short-line and regional railroad infrastructure, relocate rail lines, enhance multi-modal connections, and facilitate service integration between rail and other modes such as at ports or […]

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Sep 8th 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) will co-develop a carbon dioxide storage solution in the Coastal Bend in support of national decarbonization targets. Such a solution would involve infrastructure to transport and permanently store carbon dioxide captured by various industrial target sources in the greater Port of Corpus […]

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Aug 26th 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider
Capitol Complex construction

The Texas Facilities Commission (TFC) anticipates issuing three solicitations by the end of the month for construction managers at risk (CMARs) to oversee major capital projects for state facilities. TFC intends to release a CMAR solicitation for the second phase of the Capitol Complex by the end of the month. The second phase will add […]

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Jun 28th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider

Hundreds of airports in Texas will receive millions of dollars in Airport Rescue Grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The agency will award $7.39 billion in grants to airports across the country to keep U.S. airport workers employed, construction projects going and help U.S. airports recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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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 4th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Minnesota Gold Line BRT station rendering

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is recommending $2.5 billion to help fund the construction or completion of 25 rail, bus rapid transit (BRT), and streetcar projects in 12 states as well as others that earn eligibility in fiscal year 2022. FTA’s FY 2022 Annual Report on Funding Recommendations includes $1.56 billion for 17 […]

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Apr 22nd 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) awarded the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) a $5 million grant to test a new user-based funding method for highways and bridges. To help pay for road infrastructure improvements and maintenance and optimize roadway performance, TxDOT plans to assess the feasibility of using smartphone technology to better understand travel patterns. […]

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