Infrastructure


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    Future of key California high-speed rail line solidified with $4.2B

    After a lengthy fight over the project’s future in the state legislature, the 171-mile-long Central Valley bullet train extension linking Bakersfield and Merced is moving forward.

    By July 5, 2022
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    These men are advocates for more women in construction

    Find out why more women in construction is good for the industry and everyone in it.

    July 5, 2022
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    Infrastructure

    As the nation's infrastructure ages, projects get creative with technology and staffing.

    By Construction Dive staff
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    General Motors aims to make EV charging accessible to apartment residents

    Working with cities, states and local GM dealers, the automaker wants to solve the challenge of charging access for those who live in multifamily dwellings, the automaker’s EV charging analyst explains.

    By Dan Zukowski • June 29, 2022
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    Chip manufacturers press for federal funding as bill flails in Congress

    Intel delayed the groundbreaking ceremony on its Ohio facility, pointing to legislative inaction on the $52 billion CHIPS Act. 

    By June 29, 2022
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    Road collapses near $4.5B Gordie Howe Bridge project

    The 100-foot-long section of West Fort Street in Detroit caved in after crews had been driving sheet piling in the area, but no one was hurt.

    By June 28, 2022
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    New York transit authority to upgrade most inaccessible subway stations by 2055

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority agreed to add ramps or elevators to 95% of all inaccessible New York City subway stations under a lengthy timeline, resolving multiple class-action lawsuits.

    By Maria Rachal • June 28, 2022
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    Samsung picks builder for $17B chip plant in Taylor, Texas

    Mississippi-based Yates Construction will serve as general contractor for the Austin-area semiconductor factory project.

    By June 22, 2022
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    FERC proposes 'first-ready, first-served' interconnection rules to help spur new generation, storage

    The federal agency wants to bring proposed generation and energy storage projects online more quickly.

    By Ethan Howland • June 21, 2022
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    Proposed, under construction, abandoned: 6 key US pipeline projects

    Growing demand and tightening environmental regulations make for a mixed outlook for the oil and gas industry.

    By June 21, 2022
  • NABTU offers $200K reward in noose case at $6.5B federal construction site

    The trades organization condemned the incident as an act of violence and racist behavior.

    By Updated June 23, 2022
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    Houston's $31B Ike Dike megaproject nears final approval

    The seawalls and other barriers would protect the Texas coast from hurricanes and sea level rise, but funding is not yet secured.

    By George Kevin Jordan • June 14, 2022
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    How construction starts fare by US region

    Analysts forecast how activity in the West, Midwest, Northeast and South will rebound from the pandemic.

    June 14, 2022
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    Amid domestic semiconductor wave, Texas Instruments begins $30B build

    The manufacturing facility, which broke ground in Sherman, Texas, follows a trend of similar investments in the U.S.

    By June 14, 2022
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    The future of water infrastructure in the face of climate change

    As communities and clients seek to be more water conscious in their projects, teaming with the right partner is key to reducing a facility’s impact on water resources.

    June 13, 2022
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    Texas, Florida boost construction starts in the South

    Warehouse activity continues to grow, but Dodge expects deceleration in the sector.

    By June 9, 2022
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    Los Angeles pilots digital twin project to aid building decarbonization

    Digital twin platform Cityzenith is teaming up with the city of Los Angeles to help make its buildings more sustainable and reduce carbon emissions.

    By Melissa Goldin • June 8, 2022
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    Biden issues executive orders to spur clean energy construction

    The actions include a two-year pause on key tariffs to support domestic solar energy builds.

    By June 7, 2022
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    Federal funding uncertainty affects transportation planning, study finds

    While states and regions have strategies to mitigate the negative effects, their transportation asset quality, federal highway network size and access to funding alternatives factor into the extent it affects them.

    By Charles Pekow • June 7, 2022
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    Midwest starts lag national average

    The power and gas plant sector in the region, particularly its solar energy and wind farms, shows robust activity.

    By June 7, 2022
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    Northeast construction starts slow following rebound last year

    The headwinds of inflation, supply chain issues, COVID-19 and a potential recession mute activity in the region, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

    By June 3, 2022
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    16 projects lauded for their engineering excellence

    NYC's $1.6 billion Moynihan Train Hall project took the American Council of Engineering Companies' top prize.

    By May 31, 2022
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    Manufacturing projects boost starts in Western states

    Clients looking to build a more reliable supply chain, via projects like chip plants, will drive growth in the sector, said a senior economist at Dodge.

    By May 31, 2022
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    'We're sitting ducks': Road builders report increase in collisions

    Motorist accidents in work zones have not shown any signs of slowing down.

    By May 26, 2022
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    San Antonio's $2.5B airport expansion project takes off

    The city's airport authority plans to complete a third terminal, parking garage, ground transportation center and other improvements by early 2028.

    By May 26, 2022
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    UK prefab design company targets US expansion

    Bryden Wood's "kit-of-parts" approach leverages components that are similar on each project while also providing opportunities for customization.

    By May 25, 2022