Related Links: DOT list of grant winners and project summaries The Dept. of Transportation has awarded $511 million to projects in 33 states and Puerto Rico in the third round of the department's popular TIGER grants, which help to fund an array of infrastructure and other transportation projects around the country. The Round III Transportation Investment Generating Economic Results grant winners, which DOT announced on Dec. 15, included 46 projects. As with the two previous TIGER grant rounds, demand for federal money far outpaced the amount available. States, cities and other agencies submitted 828 applications, requesting about $14.1 billion, “which
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.