Photo by Johanna Knapschaefer/ENR Walsh Construction rescue team, from left: Steve Mendonca, Jeff Trider and Mark Chaisson. Photo by Johanna Knapschaefer/ENR Whittier Bridge construction site in Massachusetts became stage for a rescue. Related Links: Chilean Miner Rescue Effort Aided by Yankee Ingenuity Rescue Took Teamwork, But Ultimately It Was Up To One Man Swift communication and the heroic action of three Walsh Construction workers likely saved the lives of two kayakers who got trapped beneath the Whittier Bridge construction site in Newburyport, Mass., in floodwaters with strong currents following torrential rain.At 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 7, Jeff Trider, a pile-driving
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.