Biden Planning “Shovel-Worthy” Projects in Infrastructure Package

Biden Planning “Shovel-Worthy” Projects in Infrastructure Package

John Porcari, the deputy secretary of transportation during the Obama Administration and an advisor to president-elect Joe Biden’s transition team, expressed optimism for a major infrastructure package in an address to the national conference of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) on November 12.

Porcari, former Secretary of the Maryland DOT and most recently an executive with engineering giant WSP, referenced Biden’s experience overseeing the delivery of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) under Obama as an advantage the former vice president can bring to the office. “There are real prospects for a bipartisan, broad infrastructure program.

Optimize Your Chapter 90 Funds

Optimize Your Chapter 90 Funds

The Chapter 90 program is a staple for Municipal Highway and Public Works Departments across Massachusetts. Executives and front-line workers alike are well acquainted with what it does and does not do. However, not all cities and towns are making the most of this critical state funding program.

MassDOT’s Pollack Talks Resiliency at Berger Seminar

MassDOT’s Pollack Talks Resiliency at Berger Seminar

At the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section (BSCES) annual Bertram Berger Seminar, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary Stephanie Pollack delivered a lunch keynote presentation that punctuated a morning of discussions on climate change....
Still No Infrastructure Plan

Still No Infrastructure Plan

It’s 2019. Where’s the Infrastructure Fix? More than two years into his presidency, Donald Trump’s highly touted $1.5 billion infrastructure plan has never materialized. The reason is simple; the dynamics that blocked more infrastructure investment prior...
Explaining the Somerville Ave Rendering

Explaining the Somerville Ave Rendering

For the past several years at DCI, we’ve used throughout our marketing program a rendering of our work on the $22-million full-depth reconstruction of Somerville Avenue in Somerville. The piece, drawn by the talented Bill Pardy, is unique in that it’s not...