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Avoid These Costly Mistakes on Public Infrastructure Projects

Public infrastructure is the backbone of global economic activity, facilitating the delivery of a wide variety of services across the globe. Between 2013 and 2030, the projected global GDP growth will require an estimated $57 trillion spent on infrastructure investment alone. That’s nearly 60 percent more than the $36 trillion spent over the past 18 […]

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How to Best Prepare Your Business to Bid on Infrastructure Projects

The government routinely spends billions of dollars every year on infrastructure development projects. As a construction company, your company can take advantage of this and find a source of continuously available work if you can successfully bid and win an infrastructure contract. There is a lot of competition for these kinds of contracts since they […]

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4 Ways COVID-19 Delays Can Impact Roadwork (And What to Do About It)

When you are working on a road construction project, it can be frustrating running into any issues. It may seem counter-intuitive, given that fewer drivers are on the road and that shutdowns would seem like a better time to do roadwork. Still, the pandemic has created major delays that have rippled throughout the construction industry.  […]

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5 Common Challenges with Roadway Construction Projects

Any construction project has its share of challenges. However, when it comes to road repairs and highway construction, there are a variety of things to consider and address that are unique to road work. In this brief article, a Miami construction attorney with Cotney Construction Law shares five of the most common challenges with road […]

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Environmental Regulations to Consider During Infrastructure Projects

Recently, there have been major changes to environmental regulations regarding infrastructure projects. As with any infrastructure project, there are several things you must consider beyond simply the cost and the timeline — the impact on the environment and community must also be evaluated. In this brief article, a Miami construction mediation attorney with Cotney Construction […]

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What to Do If Poor Infrastructure Results in OSHA Violations

citizen, infrastructure is important. The quality of roads, sewage, and the electrical grid are huge factors to consider in any project, but it can be especially frustrating when poor infrastructure results in OSHA violations or serious damage and delays to your project.  If you are facing any challenges at a job site due to deteriorating […]

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Requirements When Creating an Infrastructure-Related Bid

Creating a construction bid is the foundation of any project. However, when bidding on infrastructure-related projects, like the building of roadways, there are additional things you must consider. In this article, an Orlando contractor lawyer with Cotney Construction Law discusses the most important considerations when crafting a bid for a government infrastructure project and how […]

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3 Tallahassee Road and Highway Projects Near Completion

Here at Cotney Construction Law, we represent construction professionals from all facets of the industry. Among our most valued clients are those that work on invaluable infrastructure projects. For this reason, we wanted to spotlight three Tallahassee transportation projects that are nearing completion. Although contractors on these projects have had to surely endure numerous challenges, […]

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New Florida Law Requires Sea Level Impact Projection Studies on Coastal Construction Projects

When we last discussed flooding’s impact on infrastructure, we covered Miami Beach’s plans to spend $500 million to improve pumps, upgrade pipes, and elevate roads. Flooding is a growing issue that is already threatening to make areas of Florida uninhabitable. In order to combat this issue, a new Florida law will require contractors on publicly […]

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Environmental Regulations Waived to Streamline Infrastructure Projects

On July 15, 2020, the Council on Environmental Equality (CEQ) issued its final rule updating the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This is the first time in over 40 years that CEQ has updated its NEPA implementing regulations. As stated on the White House website, these updates are designed to “streamline the development of infrastructure […]

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