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Sustainability

FDOT starts demo on damaged Pensacola Bay Bridge

September 29, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

As of Monday, the FDOT has inspected 202 underwater footings, 105 spans, 202 piers and 525 beams. So far, the agency’s assessment has revealed that: Five spans must be replaced in full. Two spans must be partially replaced. An as-of-yet […]


Sustainability

ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of September 21 – 25, 2020. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Arizona’s Infrastructure in ‘Mediocre Condition,’ Needs More Federal and State Funding, ASCE Report Says

September 28, 2020

Via: ENR

Arizona infrastructure has received a grade of C from the Arizona Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers in its “2020 Report Card for Arizona’s Infrastructure,” released Sept. 16 in Phoenix. ASCE says the state’s infrastructure is in “mediocre […]


Construction Processes, Legal

New York State Bans Hydrofluorocarbon Refrigerants

September 25, 2020

Via: ENR

New York has finalized regulations designed to significantly reduce the use of greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons—a refrigerant common in air-conditioning systems. New York joins California and Colorado, among other states, in finalizing regulations that phase out HFCs. With this action, […]


Sustainability

State Dept. Embassy Building Program Continues Busy Pace

September 24, 2020

Via: ENR

As the State Dept. office in charge of embassy construction adjusts to workplace changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it has continued to award a stream of construction and design contracts for new projects at posts around the world. Addison […]


Sustainability

Not Sure How to Promote Your Construction Company? Start With Safety

September 23, 2020

Via: Construction Marketing Blog

Not only are we in the midst of difficult times, but we also have to account for the inevitability of a major recession, and that the economy is only going to get worse before it gets better. So, how does […]


Sustainability

Construction scores a hat trick: Starts, jobs, backlog all rise

September 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Nevertheless, the good news came with a dose of caution: “While there are reasons to believe that the months ahead will present challenges for nonresidential construction — including tighter credit conditions, weak state and local government finances and elevated commercial […]


Construction Processes, Legal

What to do when an employee is afraid to return to the jobsite due to COVID-19

September 17, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Contractors across the country are dealing with labor issues related to the coronavirus pandemic. Some workers who are receiving unemployment benefits are staying away from work until their assistance runs out, but others are being kept away by a more […]


Sustainability

Phoenix rises as US construction starts plummet

September 17, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

While commercial and multifamily construction activity plummeted in the first half of 2020, one major metro area was spared. Starts in the top 20 metropolitan areas posted a decline of 22% through the first six months of 2020 compared to […]


Construction Techniques

Researchers receive patents for prestressed concrete innovation

September 16, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Prestressing is generally used when a concrete element has to withstand very high loads — for instance, beams, bridges or cantilevered structures. In conventional pretensioning technology, the reinforcements or tendons — usually made of steel — are anchored on both […]