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Category: Construction Processes


Construction Processes, Design

JCJ Architecture to design new housing facility for Barrier Free Living

December 6, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Set to break ground in fall 2019, a new JCJ Architecture-designed housing facility for Barrier Free Living will provide permanent housing for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities. The 65,000 sf, $30 million project will feature 74 apartments, administrative offices, […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

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 […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How Technology Is Reshaping the Construction Industry

December 5, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

What do a pickup truck, a nail gun, a portable circular saw, a cement mixer truck, and a modern hydraulic excavator all have in common? The obvious answer is that they are all tools and equipment commonly found on construction […]


Construction Processes, Design

Florida Power & Light’s $888M plant designed for sea rise

December 5, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Since much of Florida is at sea level and is surrounded by water except for its northern border, the issue of sea level rise in the state is critical. Because of this threat, Monroe County, Florida, which includes Key West […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction begins on Texas border gates

December 4, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Border wall construction and repairs are ongoing, despite a resistance on the part of many lawmakers to commit to additional funding. President Donald Trump managed to squeak $1.6 billion in border wall funds out of Congress in the last spending […]


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 […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Federal judge allows preconstruction on stalled XL Pipeline

November 29, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

In the Nov. 8 order that halted work on the project, the judge said that the State Department’s original review was not thorough enough and ordered the agency to provide a supplement to its 2014 Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, […]


Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise

To build water-efficient cities, water managers and urban planners must coordinate better

November 28, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

For improved water efficiency in cities, water managers and urban planners must coordinate their efforts better, according to a new report led by University of Arizona landscape architecture and planning researchers. Lack of time and resources and practitioners not in […]