With $5.9 billion in stimulus package money ready to go, the Dept. of Defense unveiled an expenditure plan that adds up to big opportunities for small contractors. The DOD plan, which was released to Congress on March 20, outlines nearly 3,000 projects that cover a broad mix of new construction, renovations and facility upgrades at sites in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico. The plan includes $2.3 billion in work under the military construction program, with the vast majority dedicated to projects under $10 million. The plan focuses on family housing, troop housing and quality-of-life
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.