Tag Archives: Federal Funds

When Proposed Public and Private Projects Collide

Infrastructure projects take years to develop:  the environmental review, funding, design, procurement, and construction of a public project is time consuming in any state, but even more so in California given the strict regulations and oversight any public agency must comply with.  During that lengthy process, private properties situated in the proposed project alignment remain in … Continue Reading

Six Regional Projects Awarded Federal Funding

Good news California:  local projects are continuing to receive federal funding.  Caltrans announced last week that the U.S. Department of Transportation has granted nearly $35 million in TIGER funds to six local and regional projects throughout the state. The projects receiving funding include: East Side Access Improvement Project ($11.8 million): This Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation … Continue Reading

Nossaman 2014 Eminent Domain Seminar Upcoming

You know how sometimes you go to one of those educational seminars, and it sounds interesting, but then it turns out that a lot of it doesn’t really apply to what you actually do?  We hate it when that happens, and so we are constantly trying to find that perfect seminar that covers exactly what … Continue Reading

FHWA Resources

The FHWA recently published a series of useful short videos on its website.  For those of you working on transportation projects involving federal aid, check them out below: Right-of-Way Coordination and Certification Requirements.  Before an agency gets to construct its project, it needs to coordinate and certify the right-of-way.  This video provides an overview of the … Continue Reading

For All You Infrastructure and Right of Way Junkies….

If you’re an infrastructure and right of way junkie like me, you’ll be interested in a few of the updates below.  If you’re not a transportation nut (and understandably so), it still doesn’t hurt to get caught up on the happenings in California and at the federal level.  So read on. MAP-21:  This Summer, Congress passed the … Continue Reading

National Eminent Domain Webinar: Join Us on December 1

Want the scoop on what future challenges local government agencies face with respect to eminent domain and redevelopment?  Want to hear from some of the most well-recognized eminent domain attorneys across the nation?  Want to get some CLE credit?  Want to get all your questions answered?  Want to do it all from your desk, in a short one-and-a-half hour … Continue Reading
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