PCL Civil Constructors made extensive preparations as Hurricane Matthew approached to secure the jobsite and equipment of its project to replace the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on the coast of North Carolina. And yet, as the storm pulled away, two 140-ft-long barges were found beached, almost 30 miles away. An NCDOT engineer provides details.
The Nevada Dept. of Transportation will shuffle its Las Vegas-area highway construction plan in order to fast-track infrastructure needed to support a proposed new stadium for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders’ potential relocation to Las Vegas.
Milan-based contractor Salini Impregilo S.p.A. has accepted an informal challenge by Italy’s prime minister, Matteo Renzi, to complete a long stalled contract to build a record-breaking suspension bridge over the Messina Strait, between the mainland and Sicily.
How did state DOTs like Missouri, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts successfully bundle dozens to hundreds of bridges into rapid-replacement programs? This webinar will feature answers from project officials who were involved in executing this crucial type of project delivery.
In this webinar, Mike Robertson Manager of Engineering Data for GTAA will describe the value the airport derives from having up to date information shared across all the airports stakeholders including the many contractors that work on the continually improving the airport.
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.