Millions in Federal Funds Will Improve DC Area Projects – NBC4 Washington

Millions of dollars in federal funding will be given to several project sites in the D.C. area to improve infrastructure, according to the Department of Transportation.   U.S. transportation officials announced $2.2 billion for local infrastructure projects on Thursday, paving the way for new bridges, roads, bike lanes, railways and ports in scores of communities across … Read more

Bunbury Outer Ring Road last-minute Federal Court challenge fails, construction in Gelorup to resume

A last-minute legal challenge against the construction of a controversial bypass highway in WA’s south has failed in its bid to stop bulldozers from clearing native bushland.     Key points: A Federal Court judge has dismissed a legal environmental challenge against the highway At $1.25 billion, it is WA’s single most expensive road project Clearing … Read more

Bunbury Outer Ring Road court injunction extended as environmental challenge begins

A Federal Court injunction that halted the construction of a contentious $1.25 billion highway in Western Australia’s south has been extended, as an environmental legal challenge gets underway. Key points: At $1.2 billion, the road is WA’s most expensive A last minute environmental challenge has been mounted in court A halt on construction has been extended as proceedings enter a … Read more

DCPSC encourages D.C. utilities to pursue federal funding

Washington, DC, July 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (Washington, D.C.) The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (Commission) opened a proceeding (Formal Case No. 1172) to identify available funding sources for Pepco and the Washington Gas Light Company (WGL) under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (Bipartisan Infrastructure Law). The U.S. … Read more

Lind Fire fully contained after destroying several homes, seriously injured firefighter recovering | News

Lind Fire fully contained after destroying several homes, seriously injured firefighter recovering | News | We recognize you are attempting to access this website from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA) including the EU which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore access cannot be granted at this time. … Read more

Bunbury Outer Ring Road construction halted with 11th hour Federal Court injunction

An 11th hour Federal Court injunction has temporarily halted the construction of a contentious major highway project in Western Australia. Key points: The Bunbury Outer Ring Road is WA’s most expensive ever road project Work to clear land for the road began this week, amid protests But an 11th hour Federal Court injunction has temporarily halted work Clearing of bushland to make … Read more

WA infrastructure advisory body floats per-kilometre charge to ease traffic pressure

Infrastructure WA, the body charged with advising the Premier’s Department on the state’s medium and long-term infrastructure needs, has proposed overhauling road funding by eventually replacing the fuel excise with a road-user charge that also creates incentives to reduce congestion. Key points: Infrastructure WA has made 93 recommendations about the state’s future needs The report aims to … Read more

City Unveils Trio of Civic Spaces for Sydney

In late 2020, the council endorsed plans for the development of Central Square and surrounding streets that will become the epicentre of an expanded Central Sydney by 2050 alongside a renewed Central station. Other projects already under way or in planning include the George Street south extension and the pedestrianisation south of Rawson Street to … Read more

Wondering what the ACT budget means for you? Here are the five key takeaways

The ACT government has today released its 2022-23 budget, setting out its spending for the coming year. There are few surprises enclosed in the documents, with major announcements for health and housing already made in the past week. But what the papers do reveal is an ACT economy that is thriving, despite outside forces continuing to threaten … Read more

Protests ensue as clearing begins on controversial $1.25 billion Bunbury Outer Ring Road

Residents opposed to a major highway being built through a community in WA’s South West have protested as bulldozers move in, with police intervening as people tried to block machinery.  Key points: Protesters have disrupted the first day of clearing at the Bunbury Outer Ring Road Former Greens leader Bob Brown rallied at the site, … Read more