Image by Doug Scott After Image Courtesy of WSDOT Before Related Links: 2013's Best of the Best Projects Winners Overall Best Project, ENR Northwest 2013 This $55-million renovation and modernization project kept intact the 100-plus-year-old King Street Station's historic elements, including the original windows and doors, while performing a complete structural upgrade. During construction, the station, which serves about 10,000 people a day, remained operational. Highlights of the project included the rehabilitation of the structure's iconic 12-story clock tower, the repair and restoration of the main waiting room, and the installation of seismic upgrades, which met LEED Platinum standards. One
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.