Tag: North Carolina

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Duke University’s snub a ‘major setback’ to $3B North Carolina light rail project

March 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Durham Mayor Steve Schewel suggested that GoTriangle might resort to eminent domain in order to see the highly anticipated light-rail project through to fruition, The News & Observer reported. A $237 million tunnel underneath Durham increased construction costs to from […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, approves $2.5B light-rail project

December 10, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The FTA’s New Starts funding initiative is part of the agency’s $2.3 billion-a-year Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program and is reserved for select transportation projects of $300 million or more that are seeking funding of at least $100 million. In […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Contractor races to complete $650M North Carolina toll lanes

August 3, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Some of the biggest challenges to highway projects, which, by their very nature, typically involve huge excavation components, come from environmental concerns. To the northeast of Charlotte in the Raleigh-Durham area of the state, a $2.2 billion toll road, part […]

Construction Processes, Design, Financial

Charlotte, North Carolina airport in midst of $2.5B capital building program

May 29, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Dive Brief: Charlotte-Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina, is underway with a $2.5 billion capital plan, Destination CLT, that will expand and modernize the facility, allowing the airport to accommodate an expected increase in passenger flow. Projects under construction […]