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.
It took years for Bertha, a tunnel-boring machine, to mine 1.7 miles underneath downtown Seattle, but crews will spend just five months removing the 57.5-ft-dia machine from the receiving pit near Seattle’s Space Needle.
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 in Maryland paved the way last week for what they are calling the nation’s first large-scale offshore wind projects. The Maryland Public Service Commission granted offshore wind renewable energy credits, otherwise known as ORECs, to two proposed wind projects with a combined value of $2.09 billion.