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Citing FIU bridge collapse, feds propose 10-year debarment for FIGG

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  • The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has suspended FIGG Bridge Engineers Inc. from taking part in any federally funded tasks and has proposed a ten-12 months debarment period of time for the firm, according to U.S. Section of Transportation correspondence. The company’s suspension went into effect July 14.
  • The letter from USDOT Acting Inspector General Howard R. “Skip” Elliott to lawmakers explained the FHWA was taking the action from FIGG “to secure the community desire.” He explained the agency’s conclusion was based on FIGG’s conduct similar to the Florida Global College (FIU) bridge collapse in Miami in March 2018.
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