For the $2.26-billion Transbay Transit Center in downtown San Francisco, Shimmick Construction coordinated construction up and around a temporary access trestle and four levels of shoring struts and wales.
To construct this parking structure, the McCarthy-led design-build team worked with the zoo for more than three years, conducting a feasibility study that looked at eight parking structure options, location possibilities as well as budgets and schedules.
Not only was the Wolfgang Puck Food Court delivered under budget and ahead of schedule, but the facility was constructed inside of a busy, fully operating airport terminal, with thousands of passengers and staff passing the jobsite every day.
Constructed on the last available parcel of campus land, the Blackstone Residence Hall was squeezed between a major college entrance, a busy street and two existing structures, with no green space on the site.
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.