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8 construction projects to watch in 2022

January 6, 2022

Category: News

A number of the nation’s largest construction projects are set to start construction, hit major development milestones or otherwise spark interest in 2022. Priced from the hundreds of millions to the tens of billions, these developments-in-progress are notable for their […]


FHWA to Provide $1.4B for Emergency Road Repairs

December 21, 2021

Via: ENR
Category: News

The Federal Highway Administration has announced it will award about $1.4 billion to reimburse states around the country for repairs to highways and bridges, debris removal and other cleanup and rebuilding activities in the wake of floods and other disasters. […]


New York City Council Passes Natural Gas Ban in New Buildings

December 17, 2021

Via: ENR
Category: News

New York City officials passed a bill that would ban natural gas use in most new buildings under seven stories, as soon as 2024. The City Council passed the bill by a 40-7 vote on Dec. 15 that directs the […]


News

White House urges states to name infrastructure coordinators

January 18, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Some governors have already started appointing their own infrastructure leaders. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, created his own Infrastructure Planning Advisory Committee and appointed Becky Keogh, secretary for the state’s Department of Energy and Environment, as chairman. The committee […]


Construction Processes, Financial

$26.5B from IIJA targets bridge repair, replacement projects

January 18, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Crumbling bridges are a serious problem in the U.S. A 2021 American Society of Civil Engineers report found that more than a third of the country’s bridges need repairs, 45,000 were classified as structurally deficient and 79,500 need to be […]


Construction Processes, Financial

US DOT Releases 2022 Share of New IIJA $26.5B Bridge Program

January 14, 2022

Via: ENR

As the Biden administration continues rolling out funding provided in the $1-trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), the U.S. Dept. of Transportation released the first year’s installment of a new $26.5-billion program to replace and rebuild aging bridges around […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

Report: Materials prices soared 20% in 2021

January 14, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The producer price index for inputs to new nonresidential construction — the prices charged by goods producers and service providers, such as distributors and transportation firms — increased by 0.5% in December and 19.6% in 2021 as a whole, according […]