With Alabama, Tennessee and Puerto Rico recently officially added to ENR Southeast's existing geographic coverage area of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, ENR Southeast's annual Top Starts ranking will have its most expansive reach.
Winning this prestigious award this year is the $2.3-billion Salt Waste Processing Facility project. Completed in 2016, the SWPF was built to process the salt waste filling 51 underground tanks at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.