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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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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 […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Why construction stocks are like honey for the bear market

June 15, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

This week, the prospect of a recession got real. Scary real. Nearly six months into the stock market’s tumultuous ride, investors woke up Monday to see the claws of the bear now too late to duck: 40-year-high inflation for six […]


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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 […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Ohio county to spend more than $20 million on road construction

June 10, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Montgomery County in Ohio plans to spend about $21 million improving the its streets and bridges in the coming years. According to the Dayton Daily News, the projects include more than $2.7 million for asphalt resurfacing this year, a $900,000 […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

Developers, contractors go to great lengths to secure materials, appliances

June 8, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Before Miami-based Eden Multifamily had even begun site work on EDEN Crystal Lake in Port Orange, Florida in March 2021 (pictured above), it already had a container filled with fiberglass bathtubs ready and waiting to be installed in the apartments […]