For the second consecutive year, the American Road and Transportation Builders Association ranked Nevada Department of Transportation’s bridges the nation’s best. The ARTBA released a ranking of the country’s bridges based on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s bridge inventory data. The analysis concludes that 1.8 percent of Nevada’s 1,900 public bridges are structurally deficient compared to the 9.6 percent national average.
Arizona Builder’s Alliance is holding a luncheon Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Doubletree Guest Suites to discuss status, plans and an overview of the upcoming $2 billion South Mountain P3 project, the first Highway P3 in Arizona.
The Associated General Contractors of New Mexico named J.B. Henderson President John Stroud the new 2016 board president. Stroud, who has worked for J.B. Henderson for 25 years, takes on the role of AGC’s board president as the construction industry in the state has one of the worst unemployment rates in the country.
Nearly 350 local workers walked off the job at the site of Tesla’s gigafactory near Reno, Nev., Feb. 29 to protest Tesla outsourcing some Gigafactory jobs to a third-party non-union contractor, Brycon Construction. This left about 60 laborers on the site.