The City of Richland faces several infrastructure challenges, including the need to upgrade and expand its transportation network to accommodate increasing traffic and population growth. Additionally, the city’s water and sewer systems require significant investment to ensure reliable and efficient service, particularly as the region faces ongoing drought conditions. The city also faces challenges related to affordable housing and the availability of high-speed internet access. Finally, the city must address the impacts of climate change, including rising temperatures and the potential for increased wildfire risk, on critical infrastructure, including roads, buildings, and communication networks. Addressing these infrastructure challenges requires investment in the city’s transportation, water, housing, and emergency management systems to ensure long-term sustainability and resilience.
Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan
Project Start Year
Project Spend Total
SR-240 Widening – Hagen to Kingsgate
This project will construct additional lanes on SR-240 from Hagen Road to 1,000 feet west of Kingsgate Way.
SR-240 Widening – Village Parkway to Beardsley
This project will construct additional lanes on SR-240 from Village Parkway to Beardsley Road.
Construct a new segment of Trowbridge Boulevard as a minor arterial street with curb, gutter, sidewalk, bike lanes, streetlights and storm drainage facilities from Col Duc Avenue to Gage Blvd.
Columbia Park Trail Transmission Pipeline
Construction of approximately 8,100 linear feet of 18″ water pipeline in Columbia Park Trail from the Windmill Road to the intersection of Riverwood Street and Edgewood Drive.
Tapteal IV Pump Station & Reservoir
The project consists of adding a new pump station and storage reservoir in the Tapteal IV pressure zone.
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How to Read a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for Business Development?
When a city, municipality or state issues a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), it can be overwhelming and daunting, but there are a few key things you need to investigate. Let’s start with the definition of CIP – A Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contains all the individual capital projects, equipment purchases, and major studies for a local government; in conjunction with construction and completion schedules, and in consort with financing plans. The plan provides a working blueprint for sustaining and improving the community’s infrastructures. It coordinates strategic planning, financial capacity, and physical development. A CIP stands at the epicenter of a government’s Planning, Public Works, and Finance departments. When a CIP is issued, it typically includes the following information:
- A listing of the capital projects or equipment to be purchased
- The projects ranked in order of preference
- The plan for financing the projects
- A timetable for the construction or completion of the project
- Justification for the project
- Explanation of expenses for the project
Now, for business development, while the capital plan is interesting, the capital program is for capital expenditures that extends five to ten years beyond the capital budget. Knowing the difference is important so you can influence upcoming program versus just responding to an RFP. If reading the CIP makes your head explode, or you want to save time, Request a Demo of Citylitics CIP dashboard with over 20,000 CIPs from USA and Canada. Citylitics has 20,000 plus available CIPs, how can we help you? What states, cities or counties are you looking to improvement your business development, we can assist you in influencing an upcoming RFP versus simply responding to an RFP. Citylitics Capital Projects Dataset is a comprehensive resource for businesses and organizations looking to track and analyze planned infrastructure spend in their area. The dataset offers a range of features and benefits, including:
- Comprehensive Market View: The dataset provides a single view of all planned infrastructure spend, with powerful filters such as population, project value, fiscal year, project status, project description, geography, and more. This allows businesses to gain a comprehensive understanding of the market and identify new opportunities.
- Identify Opportunity Hot Spots: The dataset offers map views and filters that allow users to identify opportunity hot spots where they need to allocate resources. This helps businesses to understand where they should focus their efforts to achieve the best results.
- Create Data-Driven Forecasts: The dataset provides bottom-up data for the next 5 years of planned infrastructure spend, allowing businesses to create data-driven forecasts they can be confident in.
- Uncover True Market Needs: The dataset allows businesses to develop long-term business plans, R&D, and growth initiatives based on true, bottom-up market needs instead of opinions and anecdotes. This helps businesses to make more informed decisions and achieve better results.
With Citylitics Capital Projects Dataset, businesses can gain a deeper understanding of planned infrastructure spend in their area, which can help them to identify new opportunities and make more informed decisions.