Tag: Arkansas


University of Arkansas Wins $3.5M Grant to Expedite Remote Military Construction

April 10, 2023

Via: ENR

The University of Arkansas College of Engineering recently received a $3.5-million grant to study the quickest way to 3D-print horizontal mission structures for the U.S. military. The task is to identify optimum design patterns from native materials that can be […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA fines Arkansas contractor $287K for confined space deaths

December 8, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2020 that 1,030 workers died in confined space incidents from 2011 to 2018, Of those, 61 died in sewers, manholes and storm drains. Employers must test confined spaces in pre-entry planning to find […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Arkansas opens $142M of transportation projects to low bids

January 22, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The U.S. 412 widening initiative is one of the $1.8 billion Connecting Arkansas Program projects that is being funded by a 10-year, one-half cent sales tax that will expire in 2023. About 200 miles of highways and interstates will be […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

$1B Arkansas bridge corridor estimate busts $535M budget

January 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Being able to work out the complete cost and scope of a project and identify potential overruns in advance are some of the advantages of the design-build project-delivery method. In addition, the owner or owner’s representative — in this case […]