+ Image Source: 2009 Robert Wible & Associates Example of sreamlineing Savings for Typical 50,000 Sq. Ft. Commerical Project During the next four years our construction community and state and local governments will face immense challenges as they strive to revitalize, build and maintain sustainable economies, get Americans back to work, help the nation recover from the “Great Recession” and become a more disaster-resilient society at the same time.As a result of the recession, building and land use department staffs have been cut to the absolute minimum in many local jurisdictions. And now, as construction begins to rebound, it is
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.