Even as hard-hit areas of two of the country’s most developed regions push for normalcy after back-to-back hurricanes in early September, policymakers and construction industry experts are weighing the longer-term implications of the damage in Houston, Florida and the Caribbean from Harvey and Irma—and how and whether infrastructure resiliency can be accelerated and how that will affect coastal development.
As Hurricane Harvey floodwaters linger in portions of Texas, assessments and some rebuilding have begun as residents and officials alike try to figure out how and whether to rebuild.
White House official says as many as three additional emergency spending bills will be coming.
General contractor Jordan Foster Construction will break ground on a $60 million reconstruction project next month on SH 130 to fix pavement problems and improve ride quality along the 41-mile roadway.
By 2027, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts the road that keeps 16 % of the nation’s oil and gas production operational will flood so often it will have to be closed more than 30 days a year.
William “Bill” G. Yates, Jr., chairman of The Yates Cos. Inc., has been named the recipient of ENR Texas & Louisiana’s fourth annual Legacy Award.
A jury of six industry experts has completed its review of 108 entries in ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2017 Best Projects competition. Jurors have recognized 37 projects across 17 categories as the region's best.