Chao says Trump plan will have "mix of practical solutions—both public and private"
December rate, not seasonally adjusted, increased to 7.4% from November's 5.7% but declined from year-earlier 7.5%.
Industry economists note that Nov. $1.18-trillion rate was highest since 2006; nonresidential sector's level strongest in eight years.
The 2016 ENR Photo Contest drew nearly 1,100 entries.
Report says infrastructure projects' capital costs total $330 billion; benefits range from $500 billion to $1 trillion.
Roadways that communicate with and charge the electric vehicles that drive on them. Autonomous trucks that deliver freight faster and safer, with less stress on highways and bridges. These are just a few of the innovative transportation concepts, once considered impossible, that could become reality in the near future.
The Legacy Awards are given annually by ENR regional editors to an individual or individuals who have achieved a lifetime legacy of service in design and construction.
Our safety judges noted that many firms have improved not only their safety records but also their approaches to safety and their safety cultures.