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Dec 2nd 2022 | Posted in Energy by Government Contracting Pipeline
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California – The California Public Utilities Commission approved a $1 billion vehicle electrification charging project, most of which will be devoted to accelerating the number of midsize and heavy-duty trucks on state roads. The cost of the five-year program will be spread out among utility ratepayers across California with 70 percent of funds being devoted to […]

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Dec 2nd 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Minnesota — The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) announced $191 million in grants and loans for water and infrastructure repairs in 29 communities. The funding came from the PFA’s Clean Water and Drinking Water revolving loan funds (CWRF), the Water Infrastructure Fund (WIF) grants, and Point Source Implementation (PSI) Grants programs. The highest-funded clean water projects in […]

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Dec 2nd 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
John Pappajohn Pavilion. Courtesy of The University of Iowa Facilities Management.

Iowa – The University of Iowa’s (UI) 10-year facilities master plan is underway with big transformations set to begin in 2023. The facilities master plan will include projects for state-of-the-art new buildings, new equipment, and learning spaces. A $70 million gift from the Richard O. Jacobson Foundation will make a new inpatient tower possible for UI […]

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Dec 2nd 2022 | Posted in Infrastructure by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington D.C. — The capital city released the DC Build Back Better Infrastructure Task Force report to outline how the city will use $3 billion in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The report includes 17 project proposals for the task force to consider. Recommendations for the task force include: Transforming the North Capitol Street […]

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Dec 2nd 2022 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
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Transit authorities throughout the country are quickly becoming big-time developers…and in more ways than one might have ever thought possible. Many citizens and contractors may not be aware of how large this trend has become…and how fast it is moving. The mixed-use projects that transit authorities are launching include all types of development. One of […]

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Nov 30th 2022 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
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Officials at every level of government are committed to making roadways safer for vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians. The enthusiasm along with available funding is restructuring roadways throughout the country. Contracting firms of every type will be in high demand as roadway infrastructure undergoes a massive change in the next several years. Federal funding programs that […]

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Nov 23rd 2022 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
(Photo: A rendering of what a redesigned Duke Energy Convention Center could look like, as seen from 5th Street and Elm. Courtesy of the city of Cincinnati.)

Governing bodies throughout the country build event centers, meeting halls, and arenas each year, but currently there is an abundance of new projects of this type. These large projects require private sector contractors of all types making the demand for construction, engineering, architectural, design, landscaping, and technology firms extremely high. Facilities that are being rebuilt, […]

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Nov 18th 2022 | Posted in Infrastructure, Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Cincinnati — The Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project will build a companion bridge alongside the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor which connects Cincinnati and Covington, Kentucky. Infrastructure improvements on one mile of Ohio corridor and three miles of Kentucky corridor are planned for this project. Proposed improvements include refining entrance and exit ramps on Third, Fourth, […]

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Nov 18th 2022 | Posted in Infrastructure, Texas Government Insider, Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

The Pflugerville City Council approved a $146 million contract to expand the city’s surface water treatment plant with construction set to begin in 2023 and an estimated completion in 2026. The plant upgrade will increase water capacity and address damage caused by invasive hydrilla and zebra mussel infestations in Lake Pflugerville. The expanded water capacity […]

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Nov 16th 2022 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
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Earlier this month, voters in the U.S. responded to bond packages that amounted to $66 billion in total debt. More than half of the bond packages were approved and a combined $37 billion in municipal funding became available for a diverse array of projects. This reflects a $9 billion increase in voter approval for bond […]

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