From the pilings to the deck and everything in between, a $6-
million, federally funded project will serve as a test bed for a variety of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) and composite technologies while replacing an existing 54-year-old vehicular bridge in southern Florida.
With the decentering complete of the fixed trusses that shape the daring kinetic roof of the Atlanta Falcons stadium, the steel erector is adding the eight movable parts, called "petals," that will close and open like an oculus.
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.
For the Georgia Aquarium’s Sea Lion Exhibit, contractors first demolished and removed an existing three-story concrete exhibit structure, selectively demolishing mechanical systems and cast-in-place concrete aquarium tanks while also removing theming, rockwork and acrylic glazing.
Construction of this $3.4-million, 12,500-sq-ft educational center for Birmingham’s PreSchool Partners, a 501c3 organization dedicated to preparing at-risk 3- and 4-year-olds for kindergarten, marked the group’s first facility and enabled it to significantly expand operations.