Monday, August 8, was supposed to have been a day of celebration for Maryland’s Purple Line, as state transportation officials and the Federal Transit Administration would officially ink an agreement for a $900 million New Starts grant for the new $5.6 billion light rail system across Washington, D.C.’s northern suburbs.
Even as crews work to solve engineering quandaries associated with building the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant project in southeast Washington at the Dept. of Energy’s Hanford Nuclear Waste Site, work continues on tearing out the old facilities.
ENR announces its Best of the Best Projects winners for 2016, the culmination of a nearly year-long effort put forth by dozens of industry judges and the ENR editorial team to identify the pinnacle of design and construction achievement in the entire U.S.
This blog examining California construction will ask questions, give you previews of what is to come in ENR California and report on what we are hearing, reading and seeing in the state's construction industry.
Officials for the Caltrain electrification project in San Francisco announced February 17 that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has decided to delay a $647 million Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) for the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP) until the Administration develops the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget.
ENR MidAtlantic will publish some of the top 2016 starts in our April issue based on Dodge Data & Analytics as well other sources, including past ENR issues. Below is a preliminary list of 25 of those top starts listed in alphabetical order.
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.