Insights by Amy Squitieri

Federal Highway Administration issues new bridge preservation guide
Federal Highway Administration issues new bridge preservation guide

The FHWA released an updated Bridge Preservation Guide, an important part of a broader asset management program that addresses the aging infrastructure.

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One lead agency, one federal decision: No simple solution for environmental reviews
One lead agency, one federal decision: No simple solution for environmental reviews

The White House wants infrastructure projects to be delivered in two years (or less) with one lead agency yielding one decision.

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Cultural Resource Insights of 2017
Cultural Resource Insights of 2017

This post looks back at issues affecting cultural resources in the past year.

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A look at varying methods on addressing historic bridges
A look at varying methods on addressing historic bridges

Interested in how the Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act process is evolving for historic bridges?

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Old dams need attention as potential historic properties
Old dams need attention as potential historic properties

Recent flooding events in California have brought attention to the need to repair or replace many older dams in the US.

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Cultural resource insights of 2016
Cultural resource insights of 2016

As we welcome the New Year, this post revisits noteworthy news from Mead & Hunt on cultural resources from 2016.

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Four environment and infrastructure stories to watch in 2017
Four environment and infrastructure stories to watch in 2017

With a new president and newly consolidated power among Republicans nationally and in many states, 2017 should be an interesting year for the environment and infrastructure challenges we work to address.

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Streamlining Section 106 for historic bridges
Streamlining Section 106 for historic bridges

Through its Successes in Stewardship newsletter, FHWA supports states’ efforts to accelerate project delivery.

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State overcomes challenges by prioritizing historic bridges
State overcomes challenges by prioritizing historic bridges

Rehabilitating historic bridges is difficult, but owners have found success invest in historic bridges that can fill ongoing transportation needs.

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FAST Act update from Federal Highway Administration
FAST Act update from Federal Highway Administration

FHWA issued guidance on implementing key provisions of the FAST Act that will hopefully accelerate project delivery and streamline environmental and historic preservation review processes.

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