Tag: federal

Construction Processes, Legal

Arkansas neighborhood associations sue state, federal DOTs to stop $1B Little Rock project

July 27, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Attorneys for the neighborhood associations claim that the injunction is necessary as work is scheduled to start this month with utility relocation. Construction is scheduled to begin later this year or in early 2021. The 30 Crossing project scope of […]

Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

States pick up the slack in efficiency policy as federal government lags

January 6, 2020

Via: BDCNetwork

Despite little action on energy efficiency at the federal level, many states forged ahead with significant policy initiatives in 2019. Among these: Washington, Colorado, and Hawaii adopted expanded energy and water efficiency standards, including for faucets, commercial kitchen equipment, and […]

Construction Processes, Financial

NYC construction spending to hit $190B by 2022

October 30, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The Building Congress also called on federal and state government officials to step up their investments in the city’s infrastructure and transportation systems. Of particular importance to the group is adequate funding of the Gateway Program by President Donald Trump’s […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Fall, trenching & hazmat hazards: safety violations across the USA

April 23, 2019


A fatal fall, hazmat exposure and trenching hazards are among the workplace conditions that resulted in federal and state OSHA violations in recent cases. California fines contractor after worker fatally injured California OSHA issued four citations and $67,500 in penalties […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Construction firms pulling back from federal market due to new reporting rules

November 14, 2016

Via: BDCNetwork

Construction companies are stepping away from the federal contracting market because they say recently finalized reporting rules have placed too much risk on them. The Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order (EO 13,673) requires contractors to disclose any violations […]

Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Feds deny $76M Baltimore infrastructure grant request

September 29, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

The U.S. Department of Transportation has rejected Maryland’s application for a $76 million federal FASTLANE grant that would have helped pay for new Interstate 95 exit ramps and created better access to Baltimore’s Port Covington development, spearheaded by Under Armour […]