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Mar 27th 2020 | Posted in Water by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $2.7 billion in available funding for State Revolving Funds (SRFs) to assist with surface water and drinking water infrastructure projects. Of the total, more than $200 million will go to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. This year, the EPA is providing the […]

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Mar 27th 2020 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Kansas – State legislators passed a $10 billion transportation infrastructure plan renamed The Eisenhower Legacy Plan that will span 10 years of scheduled projects. The bill, which is awaiting Gov. Laura Kelly’s signature, is an amended version of Kelly’s FORWARD plan, which she announced in February. This plan allows for the maintenance and improvement of roads and highways […]

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Mar 27th 2020 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

Over the last few weeks, state leaders have been forced to mandate drastic actions in an attempt to halt the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Normally, state emergencies are declared when natural disasters strike – hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, and floods. This time, however, the United States called on states to protect citizens and to help […]

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Mar 20th 2020 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider

Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) trustees recently approved a resolution for the district to become “Dallas College” upon final approval in June. DCCCD’s application is scheduled to go before the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) in June. Once its single accreditation application is approved, the Dallas County Community College […]

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Mar 20th 2020 | Posted in Water by Texas Government Insider

The city of Austin and Austin Public Works Department are scheduled to let several flood mitigation, water, and wastewater projects this spring that will address infrastructure needs. Some of the largest projects are: Ullrich WTP – Process Drain and Support Systems Improvements. This $6.74 million project will make improvements to multiple process areas at the […]

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Mar 20th 2020 | Posted in Water by Government Contracting Pipeline

Maryland – The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) estimates that in order to add toll lanes to Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway, 70 miles of large water and sewer pipes would need to be relocated at a cost of up to $2 billion. Some main lines are up to 8 feet in diameter, which the […]

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Mar 20th 2020 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline

Wisconsin – Madison’s four main high schools – East, La Follette, Memorial, and West – are in need of repairs and renovations, and a new proposal aims to split $280 million evenly between the four schools. At its March 23 meeting, the school board will vote on which questions to put on the ballot for this […]

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Mar 18th 2020 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, News, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

At a time when every country is worrying about unemployment, colleges and universities throughout the U.S. are aggressively planning and launching initiatives designed to prepare students for jobs that will be in high demand in the coming decades. Education officials are upgrading, launching new construction, and redesigning curriculum to stay competitive with recruiting efforts. There […]

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Mar 13th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Killeen City Council approved a $645 million master plan update for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport on March 10 that outlines many projects already underway and slated through 2037. The city’s consulting firm split the projects into three phases: short-term from 2018 through 2022; mid-term from 2023 to 2027; and long-term from 2028 to 2037. […]

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Mar 13th 2020 | Posted in Water by Texas Government Insider
Pflugerville Wastewater Treatment Plant

The city of Pflugerville hired an owner’s representative on March 10 to oversee the design and construction of the project to expand its water treatment plant from 17.3 million gallons per day (MGD) to 30 MGD by 2022. Pflugerville’s master plan estimates the expansion cost at $39 million. The project includes the expansion of the […]

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