Photo courtesy of Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Dept. The Florida real estate market collapsed after the 2007 accident, which added to the developer's challenges with the project. Related Links: Jax Collapse Triggers Major Rescue Effort Contractor: Panel Rejects Claims of Collapse Liability One of the largest general contractors in the southeastern U.S. is seeking a buyer for a partially completed high-rise building it acquired by foreclosure when the developer defaulted on a $12.4-million civil award for nonpayment and breach of contract. Construction on the building in Jacksonville, Fla., was halted in December 2007, after an attached six-level parking garage partially
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.