| browse concepts or read more news
Emergency water main repairs close SB Becks Run Road in Carrick area
Emergency repairs to a water main in Carrick will shut down alternating lanes of Becks Run Road through Saturday morning.
9 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Traffic Road Infrastructure Civil engineering Allegheny County Pennsylvania Street Lane Pittsburgh metropolitan area
U.S. Senate considers Flint funding, but time is short
Water bill includes at least $100 million for Flint, but the future of Senate legislation uncertain.        
20 points by Detroit Free Press | United States Senate United States Congress Barack Obama Democratic Party Infrastructure Lead poisoning United States Water
N.Y. governor signs law mandating lead testing in schools
The state's nearly 700 districts will conduct the testing by Oct. 31.       
37 points by USA Today | High school Water supply network State Water Drinking water Lead poisoning Infrastructure New York City
City launching negotiations to bring water to Faraday, Apex
Water could flow by March 2018 to Faraday Future and other tenants that might someday move into the Apex Industrial Complex.
27 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Water Water supply network Las Vegas metropolitan area Infrastructure Nevada Construction Water resources Clark County Nevada
Surprise move by rural Nevada utility spawns community's water worries
On the day Shoshone Estates Water Co. dissolved in mid-July, the rural Nevada water utility sent out an ambiguous letter to its roughly 80 customers ...
12 points by Las Vegas Sun | Water industry Public utility Drinking water Natural monopoly Water Infrastructure National Rural Water Association Water supply network
Judge rules Dominion's coal ash site pollutes Virginia water
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Arsenic is illegally flowing out of one of the sites where Virginia's biggest utility stores coal ash, polluting surrounding waters, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Virginia Coal Norfolk Virginia Fly ash Infrastructure Public utility Public Pozzolana
Letter: Dangerous driving
Dangerous drivingDuring two major snowstorms, on Feb. 9 and 13, the governor urged residents to stay off the roads for obvious reasons, and even praised employers who would dismiss workers in order to allow more room on our roads and highways for plow drivers to do their work. Unfortunately, he has...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Texas Infrastructure Motorway
DPW works to ease rollout of new billing system
Change rarely comes easy — especially if it also means higher bills.But as the city spends $160 million to install new water meters and launch a new billing system, officials from Baltimore's Department of Public Works are laboring to gain converts.On Saturday, officials were at the Waverly branch...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Infrastructure Water Buffalo Bills Bills The Wire
Bills opposing fluoridation of water supplies killed by House committee
Two attempts to curtail fluoridation of public water supplies have been shot down by a committee of the New Hampshire House.One bill, HB230, would have made it harder to file petitions seeking to add fluoride to water supplies. The other, HB585, would have changed state law to ban fluoridation outri...
3 points by Concord Monitor | Water supply network New Hampshire Water Bill Clinton Infrastructure County Town United States Constitution
Apex Industrial Park seen as ‘innovation hub,’ report says
Apex Industrial Park is poised to become an “innovation hub” made up of technology and manufacturing companies anchored by Faraday Future and Hyperloop One, according to a report set for release Wednesday.
147 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area Las Vegas Nevada North Las Vegas Nevada Las Vegas Beltway Manufacturing Infrastructure
Flint urging state to reverse water bill credit cutoff
Flint Mayor Karen Weaver plans to urge Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder against ending a state-funded water bill relief program        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Water Infrastructure Drinking water Water supply network Environmental engineering Water quality Water pollution Water supply
Report sees progress, challenges in upgrading transportation
BOSTON — Massachusetts has made gains in modernizing its aging transportation infrastructure, but needs to spend hundreds of millions more to continue making progress.That's one of the conclusions of a new report issued by the advocacy coalition Transportation for Massachusetts.The report finds that a number of investments, including bridge repairs and new transit vehicles, have been undertaken since passage by the Legislature of a transportation finance law in 2013.
3 points by Boston Herald | Transport United States Road Bridge Infrastructure Million Need Civil engineering
Mount Charleston fire truck tips over, blocks road
The fire truck rolled over about 11:30 a.m. on State Route 158 near mile marker 6, said Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Jason Buratczuk. It was still on its side as of 4 p.m., awaiting a special tow truck to right it.
5 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada Road Motorway Freeway Autobahn Infrastructure Mount Charleston Clark County Nevada
Decatur reopens near Washington after water main break
Southbound Decatur Boulevard near Washington Avenue was closed Tuesday morning because of flooding but has reopened.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Las Vegas metropolitan area Las Vegas Nevada Decatur Boulevard Water RTC Transit Water supply Infrastructure Pipeline transport
Boil order issued in Stickney after water main breaks
A boil order was issued Monday evening in west suburban Stickney after a water main broke.
130 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Water Boiling Street Cherry Jones Jayne Atkinson Infrastructure Cook County Illinois Pershing Road
Water emergency affects UNC-Chapel Hill campus
And the UNC-Notre Dame game has been rescheduled.       
825 points by USA Today | Drinking water Water Water supply network Infrastructure
Trump's plan to spend on infrastructure leads companies to pitch their products as infrastructure
Gone are the days when federal infrastructure spending was measured in highways, bridges and ports. As President-elect Donald Trump considers a massive new spending plan on public works, policy experts, lawmakers and companies are racing to make the case that infrastructure could include projects...
554 points by Los Angeles Times | Infrastructure Donald Trump Verizon Communications Mick Cornett Mayor Ivana Trump Fred Trump Taxation in the United States
Upton: Flint aid seems headed for budget bill
“Bottom line is: Flint is going to get their money,” southwest Michigan U.S. Rep. Fred Upton told Capitol reporters        
-2 points by The Detroit News | United States Congress United States Senate United States House of Representatives Federal government of the United States United States Capitol Democratic Party Infrastructure Washington D.C.
Editorial: House should move Flint relief bills
The House should give the Flint relief package the same overwhelming support that the Senate did        
-1 points by The Detroit News | United States Congress United States Environmental Protection Agency Water supply network Infrastructure Water resources United States Drinking water United States Senate
Leave the footpaths or face bulldozer, Dhaka North mayor tells illegal occupiers
Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq has warned of taking down illegal establishments thrown up on the footpaths with bulldozers if their owners continue to ignore ‘requests’ to relocate.
275 points by | Dhaka Infrastructure Public works Eviction Real estate Road
IGT officials say Maryland lottery inflated $262 million contract
Maryland lottery officials inflated a $262 million, eight-year information technology contract for monitoring wagers to include kinds of internet gambling that aren’t allowed under state law, according to one of the losing bidders.
12 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Maryland Procurement Gambling United States Abraham Lincoln Approval voting Public relations Infrastructure
Bangladesh minister concedes failure to improve road traffic discipline
Despite hogging the limelight by his cross-country hopping, Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader has conceded failure to improve the level of road traffic discipline in Bangladesh.
254 points by | Road Auto rickshaw Transport Infrastructure The Road Dhaka Tram accident Traffic
Why some people in California are straight up not showering
Families cope with more failing wells as the drought persists for a fifth year in California.       
-1 points by USA Today | Water supply network Water Infrastructure
Letter: Smooth ride? Thank Democrats
Smooth ride? Thank DemocratsVirtually all businesses rely on our system of roads and bridges in order to be profitable. This is especially true for any company in retail or manufacturing where products and materials have to be transported to the business and then to the consumer. Without serviceable...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Federal government of the United States Interstate Highway System Bill Clinton Infrastructure United States Senate Highway United States Road