The U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn, N.Y., announced two new arrests related to an ongoing probe of corruption on construction projects of giant New York utility Consolidated Edison. The sting had led to charges filed in January against 10 current and former Con Ed construction officials for receiving $1 million in kickbacks from contractors. Benton J. Campbell said Russell Ball, CEO of Roadway Construction Inc., Brooklyn, was charged on April 16 with paying “tens of thousands of dollars in bribes” to Con Ed officials on water-main and utility-line construction projects between 2002 and 2004. He made the payments in exchange for
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.