Roadways that communicate with and charge the electric vehicles that drive on them. Autonomous trucks that deliver freight faster and safer, with less stress on highways and bridges. These are just a few of the innovative transportation concepts, once considered impossible, that could become reality in the near future.
The Village Shores Senior Community in Richfield, Minn., is getting a major infrastructure upgrade and expansion—one that includes carving an elevator core through every floor slab of a 10-story, 1980s-era, post-tensioned building.
From its humble beginnings in 1967, when construction teams were mustered at the owner’s home, to being ranked 254th on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list in 2015, Indianapolis contractor Bowen Engineering Corp. has grown strategically while playing to its strengths.
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.