Executive Branch Fills in Gaps on Stimulus and Buy American

By Tymon Berger Stanislaw Ashbaugh In reading the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act back in February it became readily apparent that the Recovery Act’s Buy American provision would not play well with existing buy-domestic laws and rules. For one existing federal contracts only required cons...
Posted on: 08/17/2009

Stimulus Spending: a Stream for Horizontal Projects, a Trickle for Vertical

Although the relatively brisk pace of stimulus-aided transportation work is evident on the highways very few non-transportation projects have been started with the help of Recovery Act dollars. To help break the logjam AGC of America called on federal officials to address critical shortages of c...
Posted on: 08/04/2009

More Stimulus-Funded Projects: DOE

Department of Ecology announced stimulus-funded clean water projects totaling when combined with state funds more than $140 million including $2.7 million to construct the Deschutes Parkway Reclaimed Water Pipeline and $1.8 million to retrofit Tacoma’s stormwater treatment system. For links to t...
Posted on: 06/23/2009

Subscribe to WSDOT's Stimulus News You Can Use

WSDOT e-newsletter has info on highway project delivery and rail and transit projects. Notable info from the current issue: WSDOT met its goal to obligate 50% of state funds before June 29 so it’s eligible to receive more funds if other states miss that deadline; 107 projects are pending advert...
Posted on: 06/09/2009

Where's the Work? Project Lists from Public Agencies

Department of General Administration Link to upcoming projects on General Administration website General Administrations powerpoint presentation from June 1 AGC Brown Bag Event Contact: John Lynch 360.902.7227 jlynch@ga.wa.gov Port of Seattle Link to projects ...
Posted on: 06/03/2009