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FHWA offers $729M for storm-damaged infrastructure

January 29, 2024


As natural disasters driven by climate change ramp up, every sector is grappling with resilience, said Jill Kurth, AECOM’s Los Angeles Metro executive, in an interview with Construction Dive. Jurisdictions are responding to climate breakdown in a variety of ways, from undergrounding utilities for wildfire prevention to building seawalls and reconfiguring roads and bridges to mitigate flooding.

“Climate readiness is now being seen as a public safety issue,” said Kurth.

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