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Wisconsin Panel OKs Planning Funds for $300M UW Engineering Building

June 29, 2022

Via: ENR

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is preparing to move forward with a proposal to build a $300-million college of engineering building. The Wisconsin State Building Commission approved $1 million from the state building trust funds to prepare plans for the building […]


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New York transit authority to upgrade most inaccessible subway stations by 2055

June 28, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The issue has been on the city’s radar for years. The earlier of the two lawsuits dates back to 2017. And a 2018 report from the city comptroller’s office found that nearly 200,000 New Yorkers with disabilities lived in neighborhoods […]


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House Appropriators Call For FY23 Hikes in Many Construction Programs

June 27, 2022

Via: ENR

As the House’s July 4 recess draws near, the chamber’s Appropriations Committee has pushed through many of the bills to set fiscal year 2023 spending levels for federal agencies. Results so far include recommended increases in many major construction programs. […]


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$1B Upgrade to Central California Dam Begins Construction

June 23, 2022

Via: ENR

A $1-billion upgrade to the B.F. Sisk Dam in California’s Central Valley was launched this month as part of an effort to reduce the impact of severe seismic events on the 55-year-old earthfill structure. The 382-ft-high, 3.5-mile-long compacted earthfill embankment […]


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Pulse: Southeast Construction Bids for June 2022

June 21, 2022

Via: ENR

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking bidders to construct the Central Everglades Planning Project Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir foundation and cutoff wall in Palm Beach County. The work includes clearing, grubbing, demucking, blasting, foundation preparation, installation of a […]


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Proposed, under construction, abandoned: 6 key US pipeline projects

June 21, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

It’s a complicated time to build a new oil or gas pipeline in the U.S. While the fossil fuel industry continues to see healthy demand and profits amid skyrocketing gasoline prices and war in Ukraine, construction costs are rising and […]


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Sherman Minton Bridge Closed for Construction

June 17, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Drivers in Louisville, Kentucky should brace themselves for more lane closures on the Sherman Minton Bridge, as part of the ongoing construction. The right lane on both sides were blocked starting Thursday night at 9 P.M., including the on-ramp from […]


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Major Iowa Road Plans Bolstered By Federal Infrastructure Law Approved

June 16, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

The Iowa Department of Transportation’s five-year Transportation Improvement Program was approved on Tuesday thanks to the Iowa Transportation Commission approval of the project. Iowans all over the state will see improvements to their roads and bridges. A great deal of […]


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How construction starts fare by US region

June 14, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Construction Dive is taking a look at the four different regions of the U.S. and how analysts expect these construction markets to rebound from the pandemic. U.S. construction starts across the board should continue to grow for the rest of […]


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Wolf Administration Urges Pennsylvanians to Review Transit Options and Apply for Transportation Assistance Programs

June 14, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Pennsylvanians are urged by officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Human Services (DHS) to use Find My Ride (FMR) to learn about public transit options and apply for transportation assistance programs. The participants underscored transit’s critical role […]