ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Infrastructure Construction

Cumbria coal mine: Government delays decision on controversial new pit again

A final decision on whether a hugely controversial new coal mine in Cumbria should get the go ahead has been delayed again.The government had been due to rule next week on whether planning permission for the pit near Whitehaven should be granted or not.But, amid major climate concerns, ministers have now said they will make a decision by 8 November instead – when a new prime minister will be in place.The proposed £165m facility, which would be the first new coal mine opened in the UK in 30 years, has been at the centre of debate since plans for it...
ENERGY INDUSTRY
Picture for Cumbria coal mine: Government delays decision on controversial new pit again
nypressnews.com

A father of 5 is among at least 37 dead in the Kentucky floods as battered infrastructure hampers search for the missing

“He was a hero,” his wife, Macy, told CNN. “He was the one that was out helping people instead of worrying about himself.”. Many who survived the floods are finding themselves in destroyed communities. Scores of people have lost their homes. Some remain stranded because of washed-out roads, without access to clean water or electricity, unable to reach loved ones because of lost cell service and unable to receive critical supplies, including medication.
PERRY COUNTY, KY
Picture for A father of 5 is among at least 37 dead in the Kentucky floods as battered infrastructure hampers search for the missing
RELATED CHANNELS
altoday.com

Richard Shelby announces $27 million for Alabama in transportation grants

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby announced yesterday that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded Alabama three Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grants, which total $27,179,948, to fund efforts for infrastructure improvements in Alabama – $20 million for the City of Huntsville, nearly $5.2 million for the City of Cordova, and $2 million for the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments.
HUNTSVILLE, AL

As Louisiana Flood Resiliency Mission Heads to France, Governor Edwards Gets Firsthand Look at Netherlands Flood Control Infrastructure Project and Research Facility

As Louisiana Flood Resiliency Mission Heads to France, Governor Edwards Gets Firsthand Look at Netherlands Flood Control Infrastructure Project and Research Facility. Louisiana / The Netherlands – On Tuesday, the third day of a weeklong mission to Europe, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and more than a dozen Louisiana economic, coastal, and business leaders shifted their quest for exportable water management insights from Amsterdam to France, according to the Louisiana Office of the Governor. Following a high-speed train ride from Amsterdam to Paris, the governor will proceed to the Luxembourg Palace to meet with the 348-member French Senate, one of the French Parliament’s two legislative chambers.
LOUISIANA STATE
RELATED PEOPLE
alreporter.com

Sen. Shelby announces $27 million for Alabama in DOT RAISE grants

Senator Richard Shelby, R-Alabama, has announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Alabama three Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity grants. The grants total $27,179,948, to fund efforts for infrastructure improvements in Alabama: $20 million for the city of Huntsville, nearly $5.2 million for the city of Cordova, and $2 million for the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments.
ALABAMA STATE

Fredericksburg to receive $1.4M in federal funds for parking facility to support tourism

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — The federal government is awarding major funds to the City of Fredericksburg to support the growing tourism industry. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.4 million grant to the City for construction of a parking facility needed to support local tourism. The goal of the project is to provide greater access to restaurants and local attractions.
FREDERICKSBURG, TX
RELATED CONTRIBUTORS
wajr.com

$4.2 million in federal RAISE grants awarded to Greenbag Road project

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Morgantown, Monongalia Metropolitan Planning Organization has received a $4.2 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant for Green Bag Road work. U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.),...
MORGANTOWN, WV
WLBT

Congressman Thompson announces $12.6 Million award to Yazoo City

BOLTON, Miss. (WLBT) - United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced on Tuesday the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $12,641,440 million to Yazoo City. The award has been made through the FY22 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity (RAISE) Grants Program. The press release states the award...
YAZOO CITY, MS
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
bcdemocrat.com

Government briefs for week of Aug. 10

This summer the Nashville Town Council voted 4-1 to remove member Anna Hofstetter from the vice president position for the remainder of the year. The motion was made by council member Tyra Miller at the June 16 town council meeting. Miller made the motion at the beginning of the year...
NASHVILLE, IN
BBC

Repairs needed to Douglas Harbour number one linkspan ramp

All Isle of Man ferry sailings are having to dock on the same side of Douglas Harbour after a fault was discovered with a linkspan drawbridge. The Department of Infrastructure (DOI) confirmed one of the hydraulic pumps on Douglas Harbour's number one linkspan at Victoria Pier had failed on Monday.
BOATS & WATERCRAFTS
Fontana Herald News

Fontana will get $15 million federal grant for transportation projects

The City of Fontana will receive a $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for local roadway upgrades, federal officials announced on Aug. 10. This project will provide major complete street improvements, such as additional lane capacity, an integrated traffic system, medians with protected left turns, a roundabout, bus turnouts, streetlights, signage, and raised medians.
FONTANA, CA
spectrumnews1.com

Port of Los Angeles, Inglewood receive federal transportation grants

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Port of Los Angeles and Inglewood will receive grants from a U.S. Department of Transportation Program to rebuild infrastructure, and Sen. Alex Padilla and Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Wednesday it will improve safety and benefit the California economy. The grants — totaling more than...
LOS ANGELES, CA