Tag: Disaster Recovery

Simpson Strong-Tie Donates $25,000 to Aid Recovery Efforts in the Philippines After Super Typhoon...

Pleasanton, Calif. — On December 20, 2021, Super Typhoon Rai (known locally in the Philippines as Odette) became one of the strongest storms on...

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill requiring disaster recovery funds adhere to latest codes

Funding also provided to train code officials and the construction industry in the latest codes Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the...

Acrow Bridge provides 14 bridges for post-Hurricane Maria reconstruction in Puerto Rico

Acrow Bridge is in the process of assembling the last two of 14 bridges ordered as part of the reconstruction of Puerto Rico’s transportation infrastructure in the wake of Hurricane Maria in September 2017.

USACE identifies disaster recovery projects to be accomplished with 2018 supplemental funding

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.

U.S. DOT announces $277.5 million for hurricane-damaged transit systems

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) allocated $277.5 million in Emergency Relief funding for public transportation systems damaged by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

Jacobs wins FEMA Puerto Rico response contract

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., in a joint venture with CDM Smith, has been awarded a $65 million one-year contract with a $35 million six-month option to provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) public assistance recovery operations, construction and project management, and technical support services for Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria.

NIST seeks comments on tool to select resilience projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking feedback about the utility and ease of use of a software-based tool designed to help communities select cost-effective resilience projects.

Oklahoma county signs first pre-event disaster recovery agreement

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) announced that Cleveland County, Okla., recently signed the first pre-event contract for disaster recovery services after the National Association of Counties (NACo) began offering this new member benefit last month.

King Engineering merges with Ardurra Group

King Engineering Associates, a Florida-based engineering firm, is merging with the Ardurra Group, a Texas, Louisiana, and New York engineering and disaster recovery firm.

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