Private Investment Seeks Gain As Infrastructure Politics Shift

December 6, 2018

Via: ENR

With politics shifting on U.S. infrastructure investment in the wake of the November midterm results, public-private partnership participants offered differing perspectives last month in Washington, D.C., on how the project finance approach will fit into looming federal legislation and burgeoning […]

Cal/OSHA cites firm in trench death, proposes $141K fine

November 27, 2018

Currently, there are 22 U.S. states and territories including California that choose to administer their own worker safety and health plans. These programs must be approved by OSHA and meet or exceed the agency’s standards. After approval, OSHA also continues […]

Feds announce $491M of new border wall contracts

November 19, 2018

Earlier this month, CBP and the Army Corps announced that it had given a $145 million contract to SLSCO for similar levee wall work in the McAllen Station area of the Rio Grande Valley. This and the other two November […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Chicago’s $5B-$6B Lincoln Yards still up in the air

December 3, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Lincoln Yards project, which could create 2,500 construction jobs during the first decade of building, reportedly was one of the developments included in Chicago’s bid for Amazon’s $5 billion second U.S. headquarters, which the internet retailing giant ended up […]

Construction Processes, Design

Project of the Year: Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier

December 3, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Golden Gate Bridge Physical Suicide Deterrent System and Wind Retrofit Project will include the largest-scale installation of a bridge suicide net in the U.S. The additions and upgrades, designed by engineers at the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Why You’re Not a Construction Company Anymore

November 30, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Netflix and Apple are not media companies. Tesla isn’t known as a manufacturer. They are tech companies. They use technology to deliver pieces of technology. Walk onto any commercial construction site, and you will see project managers reviewing plans on […]