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Toward Infrastructure Improvement: An Agenda for Research Acronyms APWA American Public Works Association ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers AWWA American Water Works Association BRB Building Research Board CERF Civil Engineering Research Foundation CERL Construction Engineering Research Laboratory CIS Civil Infrastructure Systems DOC Department of Commerce ELS Environmental Impact Statements EPRI Electric Power Research Institute ERC Engineering Research Centers GEOB Geotechnical Board GIS Geographic Information Systems GNP Gross National Product GPS Global Positioning Systems GRI Gas Research Institute NAE National Academy of Engineering NCPWI National Council on Public Works Improvement NIMBY Not in My Back Yard NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OTA Office of Technology Assessment R&D Research and development SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Technology SHRP Strategic Highway Research Program TBM Tunnel boring machine TRB Transportation Research Board
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