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Water: What You Pay For

Posted by Infra on Monday, August 31st, 2015
Water: What You Pay For

Learn the least you should know about the water you not only love, but need to survive! Find out about the water service a typical residential water bill covers, and the costs of delivering a consistent, reliable flow of safe and affordable drinking water to your faucet.

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Utah DOT: Long-Range Transportation Plan

Posted by Infra on Friday, August 28th, 2015
Utah DOT: Long-Range Transportation Plan

This video describes UDOT’s long-range transportation planning process.

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Wilsonville, OR: Aerial Inspection of the Baldock Solar Station

Posted by Infra on Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Wilsonville, OR: Aerial Inspection of the Baldock Solar Station

Earlier this summer, the Oregon Department of Transportation participated in an aerial inspection of the solar panels at the Baldock Solar Station Array. The inspection was performed by Aerial Inspection Resources, who flew a drone equipped with a high resolution infrared camera that can detect malfunctioning solar cells by the extra heat they emit. PGE owns the nearly 7,000 panel array that is located at the French Prairie Rest Area, south of Wilsonville, and was interested in seeing how they could save time and manpower by inspecting the panels with this type of system.

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Plattsburgh, NY: Airport Construction Time Lapse

Posted by Infra on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
Plattsburgh, NY: Airport Construction Time Lapse

Plattsburgh International Airport is currently undergoing a $55 Million Dollar expansion. The airport will remain operational during the expected 2 year construction project. Travelers are reminded to plan accordingly, allowing extra travel time for arrival at the airport.

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Hyperloop: The Train of the Future

Posted by Infra on Monday, August 24th, 2015
Hyperloop: The Train of the Future

The Hyperloop is a conceptual high-speed transportation system put forward by entrepreneur Elon Musk, incorporating reduced-pressure tubes in which pressurized capsules ride on an air cushion driven by linear induction motors and air compressors.

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Washington State DOT: How To Move a Bridge (Time Lapse)

Posted by Infra on Friday, August 21st, 2015
Washington State DOT: How To Move a Bridge (Time Lapse)

Over the weekend of Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, crews relocated the obsolete 379-ton 1920’s era Puyallup River bridge about a quarter-mile to WSDOT property. WSDOT’s goal is to recycle the truss by offering it for another purpose. If unsuccessful, WSDOT will recycle the steel.

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Victory Highway, NV: Exploring the Dunphy River Bridge

Posted by Infra on Thursday, August 20th, 2015
Victory Highway, NV: Exploring the Dunphy River Bridge

Elizabeth Dickey of Nevada DOT takes you on a tour of the historical section of Highway 40 called “Victory 1.” Out of three bridges in this section, two need to be replaced in order to meet modern safety standards.

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Jacksonville, FL: JAXPORT’s First Rail Lines

Posted by Infra on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
Jacksonville, FL: JAXPORT’s First Rail Lines

JAXPORT marked a project milestone today as construction workers placed the first rail lines for the new Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) at Dames Point…JAXPORT’s ICTF, which will be completed later this year, will allow the direct transfer of cargo containers between ships and trains, speeding up the shipment process and reducing the number of trucks on the road.

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Snake River, WA: Restoring America’s Greatest Salmon River

Posted by Infra on Monday, August 17th, 2015
Snake River, WA: Restoring America’s Greatest Salmon River

Snake River Salmon have been trucked, put on barges, diverted up fish ladders — all in the hope that enough would bypass the four dams standing in their way to reach their historic habitat, and ensure their future existence.. But it’s not working. The time has come to breach the dams and reconnect wild salmon to this important watershed.

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Clean Energy: The Time Is Now

Posted by Infra on Friday, August 14th, 2015
Clean Energy: The Time Is Now

In America, the transition to a clean energy economy is already underway. We’re calling on candidates to show us a plan to power the country with 50% clean energy by 2030. The time is now.

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