The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge by Jacobs Engineering Group to Minnesota's attempt to collect millions of dollars from the company to fund payouts made to victims of the 2007 I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis. Jacobs Engineering Group v. Minnesota was among more than 150 cases that, on May 29, the court said it would not hear. The court gave no reasons for denying the requests.The bridge was designed in the 1960s by Sverdrup & Parcel & Associates, which Jacobs acquired in 1999. The span's collapse killed 13 and injured 145.The Associated General Contractors and other
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.