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Report: Construction workers most hesitant to get vaccinated

May 5, 2021

Category: News

The study found that overall vaccine hesitancy among all respondents decreased from 27.5% in January to 22.1% in March, indicating the progression of vaccine rollout is leading to increased acceptance, the researchers said. The resistance still concerns medical experts, and […]


Republican lawmaker introduces bill to continue border wall construction

April 27, 2021

Category: News

About 172,000 migrants were apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, the most in two decades, Bloomberg reports. They are drawn to the U.S. by the promise of work and stability in an economy expected to explode with post-pandemic opportunities, […]


Pennsylvania to invest in 43 multimodal projects to improve safety, mobility

April 19, 2021

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced today that 43 highway, bridge, rail, and bike and pedestrian projects in 21 counties were selected for $45.9 million in funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund. Reflecting the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) commitment to […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Tips For Ladder Safety in Construction

May 7, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Last week we took a look at the deadliest jobs in construction. One of the stats we discussed was the fact that about 34% of all construction worker deaths are caused by falls. What might surprise you is the fact […]


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St. Jude readies $1.9B construction push amid flurry of big hospital projects

May 7, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The construction projects St. Jude’s is undertaking as part of the new plan also encompass those currently in progress and include: Domino’s Village, which is a $110 million housing complex for St. Jude patients and families that is already under […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal, News

Lawmakers lobby for local infrastructure projects

May 6, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan is an ambitious, $2.3 trillion proposal that would see an overhauling of airports, highways, electrical grids, water systems, school construction, public transit and clean energy. Republican leaders — who countered Biden’s mammoth plan with their […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

10 Road Construction Work Zone Safety Tips

May 5, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Warmer weather means that roadwork season is in full effect which means more and more work zones are popping up on our interstates, highways, and streets. It’s also the time of year when more people are on the road traveling […]