The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet expects to issue in October the first construction contracts for a $165-million bridge to replace the Eggner's Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake in the southwestern part of the state. Emergency repairs to the original 80-year-old span, which carries U.S. 68/Ky. 80 over the Tennessee River, originated this spring after a barge carrying rocket components struck the crossing in January.
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