Tag: Virginia

Construction Processes, Financial

Virginia to invest $365M in school construction

May 23, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Nationwide, schools anticipate a burst of federally funded upgrades to facilities this summer. That’s in part due to loosening of backlogged projects and summer break, which makes school construction easier in the absence of most students and staff. Congress approved […]


Skanska profits dip as backlog rises

October 31, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Skanska reported an estimated $20.7 billion in backlog for the quarter, the highest in the last four years. Additionally, Skanska’s $2.2 billion worth of order bookings in the U.S. was more than double that amount from Q3 2021. It accounted […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Virginia becomes sixth state to create a worker protection unit

March 16, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

State attorneys general across the U.S., according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, have stepped in to protect worker rights using their relatively wide range of powers, enforcement and otherwise. Between mid-2015 and the summer of 2020, the […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Virginia awards $3.3B Hampton Roads tunnel project to Dragados-led design-build team

February 20, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The team that HRCP beat out to win the project was Hampton Roads Capacity Constructors, which was comprised of Fluor Corp., The Lane Construction Co., Traylor Bros., Bouygues Construction and AECOM. In addition to being the VDOT’s largest project ever, […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Virginia officials mandate boring for $3B Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel

August 9, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Despite all of the advances in tunnel boring technology, Elon Musk’s The Boring Co. is attempting to up the industry’s game. The company’s stated goal is to be able to increase machine speed and efficiency and cut tunneling costs by […]