Tag: Houston


Houston investing in bike infrastructure

May 4, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

The city of Houston, Texas is investing in bike infrastructure. The bike plan for Houston includes 1,800 miles of safe trails and protected lanes, although less than 400 miles have been completed. This is still an improvement for a city […]


Houston Ship Channel Bridge officials hire new engineer

October 15, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The Harris County Toll Road Authority stopped construction on the bridge in January pending COWI’s review of FIGG’s design for the main pylons at the cable-stayed section of the bridge. Originally, it was an opportunity for FIGG to work with […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Immigration reform could relieve pressure on Houston’s construction labor market

March 28, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The concern around the shrinking pool of available construction workers is not just happening in Houston but throughout the rest of Texas and around the U.S., where many metros are experiencing building booms and need a steady supply of skilled […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Construction set for $962M Houston tollway bridge project

February 8, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

As many of the nation’s bridges continue to fall into disrepair or obsolescence, some local authorities are coming up with innovative ways to make the necessary bridge upgrades without creating additional commuter logjams. Last month, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation […]