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The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) is requesting applications for their Public Works and Economic Development Facilities Program. Funding is available to develop public works projects such as water, wastewater, street or stormwater infrastructure projects. Applicants must meet specific distress criteria. Competitive projects are tied to job creation.

Depending on the level of distress, the federal match is between 50 and 100 percent. Typical awards range from $500,000 to $2,000,000. Applications are due September...

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The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) is requesting applications for their Public Works and Economic Development Facilities Program. Funding is available to develop public works projects such as water, wastewater, street or stormwater infrastructure projects. Applicants must meet specific distress criteria. Competitive projects are tied to job creation.

Depending on the level of distress, the federal match is between 50 and 100 percent. Typical awards range from $500,000 to $2,000,000. Applications are due September...

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The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been reauthorized for five years, through September 30, 2017. The “Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2012," part of the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” (HR 4348), was signed into law by President Obama on July 6, 2012. The American Public Works Association reports:

“In addition to the long term reauthorization, the NFIP was amended to include the following:

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Professionals from Freese and Nichols will be at booth number three at the Transportation and Infrastructure Summit in Irving on August 14 through 17. Both David Sloan, P.E., BCEE, and Kevin St. Jacques, P.E., PTOE, PTP, will be moderating panels. Follow the online summit conversation by using the hashtag #TandISummit on Twitter.

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For more information, contact Kelly Dillard .

Freese and Nichols was contracted by the City of Arlington to formulate and design drainage improvements to alleviate the repetitive flooding of approximately 30 residential structures in the Green Meadows subdivision. The flood prone homes are located in a low-lying area which is adjacent to an existing undersized channel.

The project started in 2008 with a dynamic hydraulic modeling study and alternatives analysis. Several...

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The blue glow emanating from Trinity Park last Friday night will soon become a feature of the Fort Worth landscape. Freese and Nichols tested the lighting of the Phyllis J. Tilley Memorial Pedestrian Bridge, and it passed with flying —walking? — colors.

The arch-supported stress ribbon bridge, the first of its kind in the United States, spans the Clear Fork of the Trinity River and connects Fort Worth's downtown and Cultural District. It is...

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Freese and Nichols’ master plan for Texas Wesleyan was featured in Fort Worth Business Press. The design will incorporate features to celebrate the historic significance of the street while focusing on sustainable development.

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A critical component for any project is obtaining the necessary financial support to fund the project. This is especially important in funding projects with a diverse customer base. The project not only needs to meet the customers’ expectations for a reliable and sustainable water supply to meet future growth, but reduce rate impacts through outside funding assistance programs.

Freese and Nichols (FNI) assisted the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) in pursuing the following Texas Water...

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