Tag: atlanta


Atlanta construction exec deals with supply chain snarls

September 19, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Kali Bonnell has built her construction career at Redwood City, California-based DPR Construction, where she worked her way up from intern in 2008. In May, she advanced from project engineer with the firm’s Special Services Group to its Atlanta business […]


Construction site is swarmed, burns at Atlanta’s ‘Cop City’

March 6, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

The action was the latest violence and destruction of property connected to the 85-acre police, fire and public safety training center being built in a forested area on Atlanta’s south side. Last fall, activists vandalized the Birmingham, Alabama-area home of […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Atlanta receives funding for infrastructure projects

May 13, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

The city of Atlanta recently received $45 million in federal funding for infrastructure projects. This is the first payout to the city from the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which aims to improve roads and transit, clean water, […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

1 million square feet of worker safety in Atlanta

June 28, 2017


Approximately 4,000 construction workers are about to be a little bit safer, due to a partnership formed recently between the Georgia Institute of Technology Onsite Safety and Health Consultation Program, Holder Construction Co., Associated General Contractors of Georgia Inc. and […]

Construction Processes, Design

Atlanta suburb prohibits wood-framed construction for high rises

April 3, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

Sandy Springs, Ga., an Atlanta suburb, amended its building code to prevent buildings taller than three stories and larger than 100,000 sf from being wood-framed. Supporters of the change cited safety, durability, and longevity as concerns regarding wood-framed construction. Read […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Atlanta suburb alters building codes to prohibit wood-framed construction for tall structures

March 31, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

As Sandy Springs is banning wood-frame apartment buildings, other developers and designers are pushing wood skyscrapers — or plyscrapers — all over the world, using cross-laminated timber (CLT). In April, a liberal political party in Stockholm, Sweden commissioned Anders Berensson […]