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.
The constant political back-and-forth in British Columbia, Canada, over how to deal with an aging George Massey Tunnel has ping-ponged from uncertainty to a $3.5 billion, 10-lane bridge, back to uncertainty, to no bridge and now to an eight-lane submerged tunnel.
Long-time principal of Robert P Madison International, Inc. fought in World War II, started the first African-American-owned firm in Ohio, worked on Cleveland's most well-known buildings, including the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame and Browns Stadium
Robert P. Madison started the first African-American-owned architecture firm in Ohio and only the 10th in the U.S., served in the 92nd infantry during World War II and fought in Italy, studied under Gropius and Le Corbusier and designed some of the most iconic buildings in Cleveland as well as major projects in places as far away as Senegal. Please join us in honoring him with ENR Midwest's Legacy Award December 3 at the Renaissance Chicago.
Full-service recycling and demolition contractor Cherry Cos. has been named ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2019 Specialty Contractor of the Year. The Houston-based firm has been family-owned and operated since 1952, and is one of the largest recyclers in Texas and Gulf Coast, recycling more than 2 million tons of concrete and asphalt, and thousands of tons of steel every year.
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 $330-Million Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project (MPWSP) took a step forward, as the California Supreme Court recently denied challenges to the sufficiency of the project's Environmental Impact Report (EIR)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
We are pleased to announce ENR Northwest’s 2019 Regional Best Projects winners! So far in ENR’s annual contest, ENR Northwest’s judges have awarded 16 honors for the region, which includes Washington, Oregon and Alaska.
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.
The National Transportation Safety Board’s Oct. 8 release of documents related to its FIU bridge collapse investigation raises questions but provides no definitive conclusions about why the partially built structure suddenly crashed to the ground on March 15, 2018, killing six.