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HR Green was recently hired by the City of Pacific, Missouri to complete a Flood Mitigation Study. One important goal for the study is to put Pacific in good position for mitigation project funding. Since August 2015, three record flood events have occurred within the two million acre lower Meramec River basin.
As part of HR Green’s ongoing commitment to helping communities leverage Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding for brownfields assessments and cleanup, the company announced today that it has helped the city of Waterloo, IA secure two more EPA grants totaling $400,000. Since 2000, HR Green’s efforts have secured for the city a total of $2.65 million in grants and loans.
HR Green was recently awarded a 2016 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies, Missouri Chapter (ACEC/MO) for its Route 109 Widening and Roundabouts project.
The 2014 U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) National Bridge Inventory database found that there are more than 2,000 fewer structurally deficient structures than there were in 2013. However, that means more than 61,000 structurally deficient bridges are still in need of significant repair.
Aaron Gwinnup, a Water Resources engineer located in Cedar Rapids, received the first ever Paul Meyerman Award presented at the Iowa Water Conference held March 2 and 3 in Ames, IA.
A resilient community is one that can weather the economic trade winds. Leaders build a resilient community by having the ability to anticipate risk, and bounce back rapidly from setbacks through adaptability, evolution, and growth in the face of turbulent change.
The McHenry County Division of Transportation recently received the American Public Works Association — Fox Valley Branch Project of the Year award. The project also received the 2015 American Council of Engineering Companies – Illinois Merit Award. HR Green was responsible for the design and construction engineering of the Johnsburg Road Widening Project in coordination with the Village of Johnsburg and McHenry County Division of Transportation
Communities across the country have aging and inadequate water infrastructure. Most of our underground water infrastructure was built 50 or more years ago, in the post-World War II era. In some older urban areas, many water mains can even be a century or more old. It is estimated $2.6 billion is lost as water mains leak treated drinking water. In addition, billions of gallons of raw sewage are discharged into local surface waters from wastewater conveyance systems.
As 2014 begins to fade into history the question on everyone’s mind is “What is in store for Transportation experts in 2015?” Technological advancements will continue to be the driving force of change but integration of modes of transportation and innovation in design and contracting are sure to be popular in 2015. What is certain is that a rapidly changing landscape seems to be the norm these days—here are some emerging trends for Transportation planners and experts.
As the nation continues to move steadily forward in recovering from the economic downturn many community leaders are asking themselves “what can we learn from the past 10 years?” The short answer is: Resilience.