State lawmakers voted down a right-to-work bill supported by New Hampshire’s Republican governor in a Republican majority state, delivering a stunning reprieve for unions at a time when other states are passing such bills over union opposition.
Two priority rail station projects are moving forward in Providence and Pawtucket/Central Falls, R.I., both with “built-in ridership in densely populated areas,” says the Rhode Island Dept. of Transportation spokesman Charles St. Martin.
Part of the ongoing $639 million commuter rail line upgrade being branded as the CTrailHartford Line, a new transit center in Meriden, Conn. is nearly complete, says John Bernick, rail administrator for Connecticut Dept. of Transportation.
In an address before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) announced the state is seeking a new general manager for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation who can lead capital projects such as the Green Line Extension.
Under a $750-million agreement finalized on Jan. 18 between the U.S. General Services Administration and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the university plans to build a new federal building and redevelop a large parcel of surrounding land, now the campus for a federal transportation center in Cambridge, Mass.
Design is complete and site preparation is underway for construction of a massive medical marijuana greenhouse facility on 30 acres of leased land at the Edmonton International Airport, a Canadian firm has announced.
The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation and a contracting team are in discussions regarding fabrication issues that caused a two-year delay in the completion of a key crossing
between Quincy and Weymouth.
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.