Tag: federal funding


2023 construction outlook roundup: Proceed with caution

January 23, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

U.S. contractors have a lot on their minds as they look to the year ahead. Snarled supply chains and rising inflation could bring higher costs and lower profits in 2023. Workforce shortages, which make projects take longer and cost more, […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Texas contractor settles EEOC racial discrimination suit for $50K

July 14, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Lone Wolf Resources, based in Holly Lake Ranch, Texas, did not immediately respond to Construction Dive’s requests for comment. Lone Wolf’s lead attorney on the case, Jessica Theresa Travers of law firm Littler Mendelson PC, said she was not authorized […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Inflation impacting infrastructure spending in Pennsylvania

May 31, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials are concerned that federal funding may not have the benefit they expected. This is due to persistent inflation and problems getting basic materials such as concrete and asphalt. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, problems […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Atlanta receives funding for infrastructure projects

May 13, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

The city of Atlanta recently received $45 million in federal funding for infrastructure projects. This is the first payout to the city from the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which aims to improve roads and transit, clean water, […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Ohio, Kentucky governors seek federal funding for Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project

March 2, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear this week announced a joint pursuit of up to $2 billion in federal funding to support the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project. The goal of the project is to significantly reduce […]

Construction Processes, Financial

USACE announces plans for $23B in federal funding

January 25, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

With $17.1 billion from the IIJA, the Army will fund civil works studies and projects, maintain existing infrastructure, repair damage and dredge channels in response to floods and coastal storms, according to the release. These funds will also build on […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Senate votes to advance bill with $550B for aging US infrastructure

July 29, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The U.S. is one step closer to a massive, much-needed infrastructure spending package. The Senate voted Wednesday to advance a bipartisan bill, which includes $550 billion in new federal funding for infrastructure. The bill will now enter a process of […]

Construction Processes, Financial

How much federal funding will each state DOT receive?

January 20, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

State departments of transportation are set to receive funds totaling $9.8 billion as a result of emergency aid from the $900 billion COVID-19 relief measure passed late last year. That number is a part of nearly $10 billion total earmarked […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Sustainability

New York’s MTA needs billions in federal funding after COVID-19 crisis

July 7, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Just weeks after New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority announced it was beginning its largest capital program ever, COVID-19 hit the region, and the area quickly became the epicenter of the coronavirus infection in the U.S. As the state grappled with […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Federal bill would end mandate for iron in water infrastructure projects, allow alternative materials

October 29, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Several municipalities have regulations in place that significantly restrict the types of materials available used for infrastructure projects. Those receiving funds from several federal agencies, such as the Federal Highway Administration would have to make changes, should the bill become […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Los Angeles-area transit project costs could reach $14B

July 26, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

If private companies are enlisted to perform the design work, the firm responsible for the selected route will have the chance to build the project as a public-private partnership (P3), providing needed financing and possibly operating and maintaining the line […]