Related Links: Letter from industry groups supporting bill OMB Proposes BRAC-like Board for Buildings CBO Raises Questions About Plan to Shed Excess Federal Real Estate The House of Representatives has approved legislation that aims to reduce the inventory of excess federal properties while redeveloping valuable assets. The House cleared the bill, the Civilian Property Realignment Act, on Feb. 7 by a 259-164 vote. If enacted, the legislation would provide opportunities for the redevelopment of federal buildings. The measure, introduced by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), now heads to the Senate. A similar bill has been introduced in the Senate but it
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.