Photo by Billy Birdwell/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District Among projects authorized in the new WRRDA is Savannah Harbor expansion, including dredging to deepen the entrance channel and inner harbor. Related Links: Text of WRRDA conference report House Transportation and Infrastructure summary of final WRRDA Senate Environment and Public Works Committee summary of legislation The Senate overwhelmingly has approved a major new water-resources measure that would authorize more than $12 billion in new Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, launch a new federal loan program for Corps and Environmental Protection Agency projects and mandate faster Corps project reviews.The
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.