Related Links: List of all TIGER round-four awards The U.S. Dept. of Transportation has awarded $485.4 million to 47 highway, bridge, rail. port and other projects in the latest round of its highly popular TIGER grant program.The new awards, which DOT announced on June 22, went to projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia. The grants constitute the fourth round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program. Since the program was launched in 2009, DOT has distributed a total of $3.1 billion for 218 projects.DOT Secretary Ray LaHood told reporters in a conference call, “Through TIGER we
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.