Federal Spending 10/14/2009 A Snapshot of Shovel-, Wrench- and Pencil-Ready Projects By Tom Ichniowski As the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act reaches the eight-month mark, the construction industry is seeing a decidedly mixed picture. The $787-billion stimulus package’s estimated $130 billion of construction money is flowing out through many federal and nonfederal agency channels, but those agencies are moving their ARRA money out at varying rates on diverse projects across the U.S. See profiles of 24 projects below. Click here for full introduction » TRANSPORTATION Osage River Bridge The new $8.5-million bridge being built over the Osage River near Tuscumbia,
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.