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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Detroit-area I-75 to see $799M of construction through 2023, part of $1.6B modernization

January 28, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The MDOT’s original plan was to award as many as five separate contracts for the 18-mile I-75 modernization. The decision to divide the project into three pieces and hand over Segment 3 to Oakland Corridor Partners — John Laing Investment […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Massachusetts General Hospital announces $1B expansion

January 24, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

This is the second $1 billion expansion for a Boston hospital announced in the last few years. The $1.2 billion Boston Children’s Hospital expansion, which is underway now, had to overcome opposition from some groups that were concerned that the […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

San Antonio suburb approves tax district for $250M mixed-use project

January 23, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Solms Landing will also generate $320,000 of construction sales taxes for the city, according to developers, and $2.6 million in sales taxes for the state. Once complete, the development is expected to provide an annual payoff of almost $2 million […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Infographic: U.S. Large Project Starts – Medical Facilities and Law Enforcement

January 21, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

Due to its complexity, much of the subject matter concerning the economy requires detailed editorial commentary, often supported by relevant tables and graphs. This infographic looks at U.S. large project starts for medical facilities and law enforcement. At the same […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Infographic: U.S. Large Project Starts – Bridges and Manufacturing and Distribution Plants

January 21, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

Due to its complexity, much of the subject matter concerning the economy requires detailed editorial commentary, often supported by relevant tables and graphs. This infographic looks at U.S. large project starts for bridges and manufacturing and distribution plants. At the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Salesforce Transit Center officials move forward with steel girder repair

January 18, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In a December presentation to the authority, consulting engineer LPI reported that fissures in the damaged steel girders evolved from small cracks that formed in welded areas of the beams. This, the firm said, led to cracks in the flanges. […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

First resilience benchmarks for U.S. communities released

January 17, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

First-of-their-kind resilience benchmarks for U.S. communities that can be used to evaluate the current state of resilience and guidance for areas of improvement has been released. The benchmarks, developed by the International Code Council and the Alliance for National and […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

5 Ways Technology Has Improved the Quality and Sustainability of Modern-Day Structures

January 16, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

There is no denying that technology has altered our lives forever. From the powerful smartphones we carry with us everywhere we go to the satellite systems that guide us in the right direction as we navigate from one place to […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

$1B Arkansas bridge corridor estimate busts $535M budget

January 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Being able to work out the complete cost and scope of a project and identify potential overruns in advance are some of the advantages of the design-build project-delivery method. In addition, the owner or owner’s representative — in this case […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Federal shutdown threatening some infrastructure projects

January 14, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The Oklahoma DOT this week announced that, because of uncertainty around federal funding right now, it would delay bidding for 45 projects worth $137 million. The Nevada DOT, on the other hand, said it received a first-quarter federal funding commitment […]