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Winter weather hurts an already aging infrastructure in NYC



Today's major snowstorm and last year's harsh winter expose New York City's aging infrastructure and the lack of investment to maintain that system. For example, the sewer, water and gas pipes are bet… Read More

San Diego releases report on outlining enhancements for it infrastructure


  • Voice of San Diego

San Diego needs billions of dollars to fix its infrastructure, according to its Multi-Year Capital Planning Report. Improving the water and sewer system will require $1.5 billion over the next five ye… Read More


Changes needed to increase use of P3s in U.S., experts say


  • Hill, The

The public sector is increasingly looking to public-private partnerships to build infrastructure, write P3 experts John Buttarazzi and Steve Steckler. They contend that the current tax system makes fi… Read More