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As Historic Floods Swamp the Midwest, Oklahoma Counts On TriAx Geogrids for Constructability and...

In many parts of the South and Midwest, road construction projects use chemical stabilization to deal with weak, wet soils and create an acceptable...

Nebraska Receives $25 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the immediate availability of $25 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration to help repair roads damaged by flooding in Nebraska.

Report Identifies Ways Communities Can More Effectively Measure Progress Toward Resilience

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends steps U.S. communities can take to better measure their progress in building resilience to disasters, including measuring resilience around multiple dimensions of a community, and incentivizing the measurement of resilience.

NIBS report shows how society benefits when buildings can withstand natural disasters

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) issued Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report, more than a decade after releasing its original report on the same topic and only days after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declared 2017 the costliest year on record for weather and climate disasters.
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