Monday, August 8, was supposed to have been a day of celebration for Maryland’s Purple Line, as state transportation officials and the Federal Transit Administration would officially ink an agreement for a $900 million New Starts grant for the new $5.6 billion light rail system across Washington, D.C.’s northern suburbs.
Oregon and Washington continue the joint effort in restarting -- yet again -- discussions focused on replacing the aging Interstate Bride over the Columbia River, the Interstate 5 crossing that links the two Pacific Northwest states.
This blog examining California construction will ask questions, give you previews of what is to come in ENR California and report on what we are hearing, reading and seeing in the state's construction industry.
The Ohio Dept. of Transportation has released information for potential contractors looking to find work on a $3-billion-project to improve the traffic-choked Brent Spence Bridge connecting Covington, Ky. with Cincinnati, Ohio.
The presenters at ENR’s annual FutureTech conference in San Francisco May 30-June 1, cautioned the sold-out audience of engineers, construction professionals, venture capitalists and technologists that the construction industry continues to be plagued by inefficiency and a general lack of adoption of new technologies, although big strides are being made in sharing and managing data.
However, an upbeat air filled the hall as many touted three key improvements in delivering a connected built environment; cloud computing, mobile phones shifting computing access and low-cost chips and sensors enabling IoT.