Courtesy of the Southern Nevada Water Authority Dwindling Lake Mead is site of $526-million intake tunnel project to boost water supply. Courtesy of the Southern Nevada Water Authority The fatal accident occurred in post-TBM grout work. Related Links: Third Lake Mead Intake Tunnel Tough Job for Water Authority Big Drop in Lake Mead Level Curbs Hoover Water, Power A construction accident at the four-year-old raw-water intake project at southern Nevada's Lake Mead, now a $526.6-million job, claimed its first fatality on June 11, when Thomas A. Turner, a union laborer and operating engineer, was struck in the head by a
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.