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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 22nd 2020 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
The Historic First National Bank Building at Independence Hall National Park. Note: This building is U.S. National Park Property.

Renovate or replace – these are the options government entities must decide between constantly. The tools, systems, facilities, programs, and technology necessary for efficient operations in cities, counties, schools, and state agencies are high priorities. Aging operational infrastructure is outdated, ineffective, costly, and, in some situations, dangerous. New projects are being announced weekly as public […]

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Jan 17th 2020 | Posted in News by Texas Government Insider

Ahead of an anticipated request for proposals (RFP), committees in Baytown and Galveston are marshaling their resources to be the next berth for the USS Texas battleship after restoration work is complete in La Porte. Officers with the Battleship Texas Foundation are working to finalize the RFP for the new berth location. They anticipate issuing […]

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Jan 17th 2020 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Maine – The state’s department of transportation (MaineDOT) released a three-year work plan on January 14 that consists of more than $1.6 billion in highway, bridge, and multimodal capital projects. Overall, the work plan contains 2,051 individual items with an estimated value of $2.59 billion. Capital-related work includes bridge replacements, highway construction and paving, acquisition of buses […]

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Jan 17th 2020 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

Maryland – The state’s Board of Public Works (BPW) voted to advance the Traffic Relief Plan, a $9 billion plan to address the nation’s second-worst traffic congestion and improve the quality of life for commuters in the region. Also included in the vote were amendments to the conditional public-private partnership (P3) designation for the plan. The […]

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Jan 17th 2020 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

State and federal governments are providing significant funding for collaborative land deals that boost economic development. While some of this activity has occurred in the past, it was definitely not on the scale that is now evident. And, most of the current funding is flowing to public-private partnerships. Not only has the federal government passed […]

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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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