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ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2022 Best Projects Winners Revealed

July 13, 2022

Via: ENR

ENR Texas & Louisiana is pleased to announce the winners of its 2022 Best Projects competition! After a month of hard work, an independent panel of experts from all corners of the AEC industry reviewed a total of 94 projects […]


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Modular bridge reconnects Louisiana community hit by Hurricane Ida

December 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The Leo Kerner Swing Bridge was the only vehicular bridge the 1,200 residents of Barataria had to the mainland. When a rogue barge destroyed that link in the storm, they were left stranded. The state Coast Guard installed a temporary […]


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Texas & Louisiana Industry News for September 2021

September 28, 2021

Via: ENR

Construction started this summer on Texas Children’s Hospital for children and women in Austin. The freestanding hospital, which will serve families in Austin and Central Texas, is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2024. McCarthy Building Cos. […]


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Louisiana Contractors Brace for Impact On Labor, Materials in Efforts to Rebuild

September 17, 2021

Via: ENR

Between COVID-19, the five named storms that hit the state in 2020 and the industry’s ever-present labor shortage, Louisiana contractors have spent the last year trying to get by with a maxed-out workforce and pandemic-related supply chain shortages. Hurricane Ida […]


Sustainability

Communities Prepare as Mississippi River Hits Flood Stage, Spillway Opens in Louisiana

April 10, 2020

Via: ENR

Flood protections, including a temporary floodwall made of HESCO barriers, were erected in Davenport, Iowa, with assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Rock Island District on April 8 in anticipation of the Mississippi River cresting 18 ft, considered […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Uncategorized

Louisiana Receives $80M Federal Windfall For Highway Construction

September 24, 2018

Via: ENR

Louisiana highway projects will get an extra $80 million boost from redistributed federal highway funds that other states did not spend. State officials say this is the largest amount of redistributed federal funds the state has ever received, although this […]