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structures (such as highways or schools or bridges or docks) constructed at government expense for public use

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Tom Buick, Chiel Public Works Officer, Transportation Director and County Engineer, Maricopa County, AZ
This recognition is only possible due to the efforts of the dedicated men and women of the Public Works department," said Public Works Director Sean Dorsey.
Sometimes, the role of public works and DOT maintenance crews in traffic incident management (TIM) may not be fully understood.
The launching of major public work projects beginning the end of this year or in the first half of 2012 will drive sales for the slumping industries of cement, premixed concrete, construction and steel in the next three or four years.
The model extends the growing research on service-learning, focusing on public work and problem solving as the link between education and preparation for citizenship.
The appropriations for subsidized projects suffered a heavier blow from the government's 10% cut in overall public works spending in the fiscal 2002 budget due to the deteriorating financial conditions at local governments and the government's policy of focusing on directly controlled public works.
The draft proposal by the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy proposes a 10% cut in public works spending in fiscal 2002 from the previous year and a further 5% reduction each year from fiscal 2003 through fiscal 2006, bringing the total reduction to 27% over the five-year period.
But has the public as a whole ever really thought about what it is those men and women in the public works department do for us all on a daily basis?
Political finesse helps Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht grab a big piece of Florida's public works projects.
This book traces the story of a major public works project, the Thames Embankment, built between 1861 and 1874.
The procurement regulations, which were issued by the Maryland Board of Public Works, would require State contractors to disclaim a deduction for royalties and similar payments to affiliated companies unless those affiliated companies reported those payments as income on a Maryland tax return.
The Senate Environment and Public Works Clean Air Subcommittee is near completion of a series of hearings that have addressed a variety of topics associated with the development and implementation of the stricter air quality standards.
The disputes about growth involve the issues of property rights, taxation, and government planning for public works such as transportation and water.
The neoliberals at the Democratic Leadership Council tend to agree that the idea of a big public works jobs plan is just too "Old Democrat.
2 million," according to Richard Brett, public works manager of road operations in Thunder Bay.
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