The U.S. Navy’s four public shipyards have accumulated nearly $5 billion worth of deferred maintenance and restoration projects that could take as long as 19 years to rectify, according to a recently published U.S. Government Accountability Office report.
The Pittsburgh International Airport’s $1.1-billion proposed modernization recently received local approval but still needs the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorization.
When former Harrisburg, Pa., Mayor Stephen Reed (D) and his aides set out to retrofit the city’s aging incinerator in late 2000, the project spun out of control over the coming years, enlarging the debt the city owed on the facility to $300 million and sinking Harrisburg into financial ruin.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is jumping into accelerated bridge construction (ABC) with both feet, at least figuratively speaking, with replacement projects scheduled at opposite ends of the Keystone State over the next two weeks.
More than 900 West Virginia highway and bridge projects are in line to receive funding from a $1.6 billion bond proposal that goes before the state’s voters on October 7. The bonds are part of a $2.8 billion transportation funding initiative proposed earlier this year by Gov. Jim Justice (R).
After spending more than $1.5 billion for construction and operating licenses for four new AP1000 nuclear plants in Florida and North Carolina, Duke Energy announced it will end activity on those plants and, at least in Florida, will pursue more solar power.
South Carolina politicians investigating the failed V.C. Summer nuclear expansion would do well to focus on Westinghouse Electric Co.’s “unbuildable” design for its AP1000 nuclear reactors, people who worked on the project told ENR.
The Dec. 25 ENR MidAtlantic issue will include the annual rankings of the region’s Top Specialty Construction firms.
Bruce D'Agostino was named ENR MidAtlantic's 2017 Legacy Award Winner