Photo by Bob Vale Engineering student (left) and a contractor tour guide interact in East Side Access rail tunnel; more than 425 students toured the project on a Moles-sponsored tour on April 12. Related Links: Learn About Moles Education Programs at Redesigned Website! MTA Capital Programs-East Side Access ENR New York/MTA a Decade Late, $4.4B Over Budget on East Side Access Project Those who build civil works underground aren't seen much by the public or by the industry's next generation. But this was not the case on April 12, when hundreds of engineering and construction college juniors and their contractor
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.