Infrastructure projects could get a cash boost from Nov. 6 voting, with about $3.2 billion in state measures and some $36 billion in local initiatives passed, according to analyses and media reports.The American Road & Transportation Builders Association says 68% of its tracked measures passed, totaling $2.4 billion for road upgrades, including a tax hike in Arkansas set to raise $1.3 billion over 10 years. Among local measures approved was a sales-tax hike in Orange County, N.C., set to raise $661 million over 30 years. New Jersey voters said yes to $750 million for higher education, and those in Connecticut
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.