Repairs to a collapsed span of the Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake should be completed by May 27—four months earlier than originally anticipated. Hall Contracting of Kentucky Inc., Louisville, has won a $7-million emergency contract. It faces a $50,000-per-day penalty if it misses the May 27 deadline.
The former Soviet nation of Kazakhstan is ramping up completion of EXPO 2017—a futuristic megaproject estimated to cost between $3 and $5 billion that will showcase global energy efficiency and boost the host’s global profile
Cover photo by Neelam Mathews in Astana, Kazakhstan