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Metal Roofing is a Symbol of Modernization

August 2, 2022

Via: gb&d magazine

Metal has unique properties that separate it from other material choices. For more than three millennia metal has been a durable, aesthetically appealing design element used for significant buildings. No substance has been as important as metal in the story […]


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No Bidders Submit for $210M St. Louis Convention Center Expansion’s Second Phase

May 12, 2022

Via: ENR

A contract to build the second half of a $210-million convention center expansion in St. Louis drew no bidders as contractors face pricing uncertainty and staffing woes. Members of the St. Louis Board of Public Service said during their May […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Infrastructure act will pump $3B into nation’s ailing dams

December 7, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The recently signed federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes about $3 billion for dam safety, modernization and removal, as well as for hydropower projects. While that sum is not enough to cover all needed repairs and upgrades for the […]


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Report finds U.S. Interstate system needs to be reconstructed, modernized

June 22, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

The U.S. Interstate Highway System will need to be rebuilt and expanded to meet the nation’s growing transportation needs, according to a report released today by TRIP—a national transportation research nonprofit. As the system reaches 65 years old, it is […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Chicago Transit Authority Launches Red/Purple Line Modernization

September 23, 2019

Via: ENR

Most of the Chicago Transit Authority’s Red/Purple Line is more than 100 years old. On the city’s north side between the Lawrence and Bryn Mawr stations, the wooden tracks are supported by structural steel supports that are held together by […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Chicago readies $2B Red, Purple Line modernization

May 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In December, the CTA announced its selection of Fluor Corp. and Walsh Construction Co. to engineer, design and build the first phase of the RPM project. The two will work together as a joint venture under a $1.2 billion contract, […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Port of Alaska construction costs soar to nearly $2B

February 4, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

According to port officials, 90% of all the fuel and other cargo delivered to Alaska comes by ship, and the Port of Alaska handles 50% of that traffic. Its docks are 50 years old, and officials fear that the 10-year […]


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, Interaction of Expertise

Jacobs to oversee $410M Omaha school construction program

August 14, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

In June, Jacobs won another management contract from the Alleghany County Airport Authority — $12.8 million to oversee the $1.1 billion Pittsburgh International Airport terminal modernization construction project. As construction projects become more complicated, owners sometimes need more than the […]