Corps of Engineers Morris (far right in hardhat) observes recovery activities in Buffalo, N.Y. after 1977 blizzard. Related Links: Memoir of Lt. Gen. John W. Morris, December 2000 (Link to PDF) Family obituary and memorial donation details Lt. Gen. John W. “Jack” Morris II, who led the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the 1970s through an agency revamping and a period of tough scrutiny from regulators and environmentalists, but also one in which the Corps managed two huge and politically charged construction programs, died on Aug. 20 in Wilmington, N.C.His son, Col. John W. Morris III (ret.) confirmed 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.