ENR McGovern (left) and Lehrer achieved renown for leading the restoration of the Statue of Liberty, pictured here in a 1984 ENR cover profile. Related Links: Pavarini McGovern Lehrer LLC Eugene McGovern, co-founder of Lehrer/McGovern Inc., died suddenly on Jan. 22. He would have turned 73 on Jan. 29.McGovern, a construction consultant based in Boca Raton, Fla., and Cody, Wyo., started his career at construction giant Morse/Diesel Inc.While there, he met Peter M. Lehrer. In 1979, the two formed Lehrer/McGovern. The firm was catapulted into the limelight after it landed the high-profile centennial restoration of the Statue of Liberty, which
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.