Louis Berger Group has agreed to pay $69 million to settle civil charges by the Dept. of Justice that the company systematically inflated its overhead charges in cost-plus work for the federal government from 1999 to 2007. Related Links: Dept. of Justice press conference Criminal complaint against Louis Berger Group Probe Leads to Wolff's Likely Exit from Berger The settlement was announced Nov. 5th in Newark, N.J., by U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman. “Money that could have been used for more good work instead went to LBG’s bottom line,” he said. “It allowed a corrupt few to send a message about
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.