Columns that will support the $41.9 million overpass and interchange at Bell Road and Grand Avenue [US Highway 60], will begin rising on the east side of the project now that nine shafts have been drilled, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
ADOT and the Federal Highway Administration are scheduled to present oral arguments May 11 in U.S. District Court in Phoenix as a judge considers motions for summary judgment in the case brought by Protecting Arizona Resources and Children and the Gila River Indian Community.
This month, a Lunch + LEED event in Tempe will focus on Nike’s path to LEED Platinum and how retail stores can use green resources and available opportunities to reduce consumption and energy.
According to the online event page, the presentation will, “examine the recent trends in high performance retail design” and how to garner the highest level of certification offered by the US Green Building Council by reviewing the NIKE case study in Henderson, Nev.
Marcus Sanchez, Vice President at Henderson Engineers, and Elyse Cocco, a mechanical engineer at Henderson Engineers, will present at the event, which takes place at 1700 N. McClintock Dr., Tempe, Ariz. The cost is $20 for USGBC AZ members and $30 for non-members.
Copper Springs Hospital to Open in Arizona on May 10
Copper Springs Hospital, a brand new 72-bed behavioral health facility, is set to open May 10 in Avondale, Ariz. The hospital will create more than 220 healthcare related jobs.
Sarcon Construction Corporation's Sante Fe Municipal Airport renovation project is nearly completed. The renovation of the 60-year-old building includes access to food and restrooms for travelers waiting to pass through TSA security checkpoints. The new additions are set to open in May.
The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) wrote and delivered a letter on April 18 urging members of the House and Senate to “swiftly reauthorize and improve programs designed to help train technical workers.”