Last spring, at the Plant Vogtle construction site near Waynesboro, Ga., executives representing Georgia Power, its lead contractors and trades groups gathered to commit publicly to turning around the $16-billion nuclear power-plant expansion.
On Oct. 17, the Southern Environmental Law Center issued a statement on behalf of opponents to the proposed Mid-Currituck Bridge, claiming that NCDOT is delaying building the seven-mile Currituck Sound crossing due to rising costs and lower traffic forecasts.
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.