Rendering courtesy of Maine Dept. of Transportation One of the largest TIGER awards is $25 million, for the planned $158.5-million bridge across the Piscataqua River, between Maine and New Hampshire. Related Links: DOT press release on TIGER awards, with links to more information Profiles of each TIGER-winning project After another fierce funding competition, the Dept. of Transportation has awarded $584 million to highway, bridge, rail, port, pedestrian-safety and other projects in the latest round of its TIGER grant program.The sixth Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program awards, which DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx announced on Sept. 12, went to 72 projects
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.