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Most construction companies expect strong demand in 2020 for all building types, but they also all report difficulty in finding workers.
The serpentine approaches of the Gordie Howe Bridge are necessary because of the right-of-way available to the P3 project's designers and the ground, weakened by previous salt mining, has taken extensive remediation to ready it for not one but four projects counting the ports of entry and the new Michigan interchange.
The Baudette-Rainy River Bridge crosses a remote area of Northern Minnesota and Ontario but it's the only crossing for 50 miles in either direction and a port, a small airport and unknown conditions made replacing it a tall order.
Selected from 59 candidates, these 20 winners are making contributions to their companies, firms and universities, and moving the construction industry forward here in the 11-state Midwest region.
Robert P. Madison fought in Italy in World War II, studied under Gropius and Freyssinet, worked with friends like I.M. Pei, was the first African-American architect ever in Ohio, started only the 10th black-owned firm in the nation's history and at 96 he's still active.
The 2020 Class of ENR Midwest Top Young Professionals of 20 design and construction professionals has been chosen. The recognition program, held annually by all of ENR's Regional Editions, recognizes young industry professionals, all under 40, who represent the best-of-the-best in their careers, by exhibiting qualities of leadership, career progress, community involvement.
ENR Midwest has announced the finalists for 2019 Project of the Year.