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Airports to receive COVID-19 relief grants

The Federal Aviation Administration will distribute $8 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Pittsburgh draws inspiration for its “right-sized” airport

The indoor-outdoor design of the airport takes its cues from two distinct features of Pittsburgh: one cultural and one topographical.

Shenzhen, China, transportation hub inspired by mangrove’s root structures

With transit connectivity inspired by the root structure of mangrove trees, the new transit hub in Shenzhen, China, will link air-, land-, and water-based transit.

First Step: Internship and interview practice pay off

A childhood spent playing with Legos and Tinkertoys evolved into a college experience that included ASCE’s concrete canoe competition and more, helping Garrett Brogdon, A.M.ASCE, land his first job.

Running deflection testing in tandem optimized an airport runway assessment

Airport officials at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport coupled two types of deflection tests to assess the condition of one of its runways.

Slideshow: Delhi-area airport to be India’s greenest

The Delhi Noida International Airport will also merge Swiss efficiency and Indian hospitality, according to Zurich Airport International AG, the company that will build and operate the facility.

American Rescue Plan Act provides billions for transit, rail, airports, and water

Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act focuses on relieving the economic harm associated with the coronavirus pandemic, but it also includes significant funding for infrastructure.

Grand Cayman’s airport upgrades benefit from COVID-related traffic slowdown

The recently completed upgrades to Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman, the Cayman Islands, triple the airport’s aircraft movement capacity while improving its air quality.

ASCE’s 2021 report card marks the nation’s infrastructure progress

The nation’s infrastructure received an overall cumulative grade of C-, according to ASCE’s recently released 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.

Mass transit, aviation, water and wastewater receive early attention in Congress

As President Joe Biden’s cabinet begins to take shape, Congress takes steps to address early infrastructure priorities of the new administration.