Top News 2017-10-24T07:36:04+00:00

Oroville Team Passes Milestone, Presses on With Spillway Fix

Engineering News-Record » A mix of brute force and cutting-edge technology enabled contractors to replace a large portion of Oroville Dam’s spillway chute in just 165 days, meeting a Nov. 1 deadline set in anticipation of the start of northern California’s winter rainy season. Over the winter, emergency-spillway improvements will continue.

December 7th, 2017|

After cutting taxes, Trump looking to localities to raise revenue for infrastructure

The Washington Post » Even as President Trump and Republicans in Congress seek to cut federal taxes, the White House has quietly come up with a very different plan for infrastructure: It wants to reward states and localities willing to raise taxes or other revenue to pay for new projects.

December 7th, 2017|

Trump will start infrastructure push in January, White House officials say

CNBC » The White House will move forward with a massive infrastructure program in 2018, after failing to enact such a measure in President Trump’s first year in office, according to officials. Observers expect a proposal for $200 billion in federal spending aimed at spurring up to $800 billion in state, local and private sector spending.

December 7th, 2017|

Trump to release infrastructure plan next month

The Hill » The White House has been working behind the scenes to craft a detailed, 70-page infrastructure memo. The document, which will be submitted to Congress next month, will likely serve as the building block for lawmakers to write actual legislation.

December 7th, 2017|
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