The stalled $3.1-billion Fontainebleau development on the Las Vegas Strip, which filed for bankruptcy protection in early June, is facing mounting challenges in reaching completion. On July 14, Turnberry West Construction LLC, the project’s general contractor, sued the owner and its lenders in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Miami on a hefty $675.3-million mechanic’s lien, including 15% interest. Photo: Luetta Callaway/ENR Complex developer-contractor court case is squeezing project subcontractors. The 737-ft-tall, 3.4-million-sq-ft hotel-casino-retail complex, which is about 70% completed, is being built by Fontainebleau Resorts LLC, an investment group led by Miami-based developer Jeffrey Soffer, who also owns Turnberry West Construction.
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.