Infrastructure: Page 3


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    Climate risk planning portal from Argonne National Lab gets new features

    The platform uses one of the world's largest supercomputers to model climate change hazards for vulnerable populations and infrastructure.

    By Ysabelle Kempe • Feb. 27, 2024
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    Infrastructure builders optimistic, despite drop in some sectors

    Inflation and a lack of workers continue to challenge these projects amid the federal funding boost.

    By Jen A. Miller • Feb. 27, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Construction Dive

    Construction Dive editors curate some of the industry’s top stories from this year.

    By Construction Dive staff
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    Regional Report

    Tampa’s sunny construction market has builders feeling good

    Contractors in Tampa — a big city with a small town feel — reap the benefits of one of the fastest-growing metros in the U.S.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    Project Wins

    McCarthy/Vaughn JV tapped for $5B Dallas hospital build

    The new complex will have 552 beds in what the owners claim will be one of the largest pediatric hospital campuses in the country.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    Granite posts profit for 2023, earns $26M in Q4

    The California-based road builder’s pivot to small jobs is paying off, but charges from outstanding legacy projects left a blot on its quarterly results.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Q&A

    Biology background shapes Jacobs exec’s approach to construction

    Chrissy Thom leads the contractor’s Americas East division in developing advanced AI products, digital twins, new commercial models and other innovative solutions.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Q&A

    Detroit GC Walbridge confident in EV plant construction boost

    Executive Vice President Randy Abdallah talks about manufacturing projects, improving site safety with AI and using smart contracts in construction.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    IIJA may increase transportation’s GHG emissions as states spend more on highways

    The White House is also expected to delay the transition to electric vehicles in a revision to the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed emissions regulation.

    By Dan Zukowski • Feb. 20, 2024
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    Project Wins

    Millstone Weber nabs $405M Missouri I-70 expansion job

    The contractor is teaming up with designer Jacobs to build the first portion of the 200-mile, $2.8 billion highway overhaul.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    EV battery plant construction booms even as automakers hit the brakes

    Although demand for electric vehicles has slowed, EV-related projects are continuing to help power the construction industry.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Buy America rollout causes confusion and delays: trade groups

    The White House must adjust how it implements requirements for construction materials or risk weakening the impact of federal infrastructure funding, the groups said in a petition.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Project Milestones

    Turner JV breaks ground on $550M Texas hospital

    University Health’s Palo Alto Hospital is one of two facilities being built by the state entity in the San Antonio metro area.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    WSP names Shawn Wilson as transportation, infrastructure lead

    Wilson, who previously served as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, will help the firm find growth opportunities.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
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    Project Wins

    Five Star Electric wins $67M New York MTA cabling project

    The Tutor Perini subsidiary will lay approximately 150,000 feet of fiber-optic cable for North America’s largest transportation network.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
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    Project Wins

    PCL nabs $667M Saskatchewan hospital job

    The firm will design and build a new acute care tower at Prince Albert Victoria Hospital with a heliport and an expanded emergency department.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Project Wins

    Kiewit-Shea JV nabs $1B Baltimore Amtrak tunnel contract

    It’s part of the $6 billion effort to replace the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, which poses the biggest bottleneck on the Northeast Corridor.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    Drexel researchers create AI system to spot cracks in infrastructure

    The team wants to use the same technology leveraged in facial recognition and drug development to flag warning signs in aging public works.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    AECOM Q1 revenue, profits up as backlog dips

    CEO Troy Rudd cited strength in water, resilience and other infrastructure markets, but the firm pulled two previously announced deals from its development pipeline.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    Project Wins

    Flatiron wins $350M in resiliency projects

    The Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Port Arthur, Texas, infrastructure upgrades will help protect against flooding and storm surges.

    By Feb. 6, 2024
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    Project Wins

    Granite wins $55M Tucson, Arizona, road-widening job

    The Grant Road Improvement Project is part of Pima County’s $2.1 billion, 20-year regional transportation plan.

    By Feb. 6, 2024
  • Amazon to invest $10B in 2 Mississippi data centers

    The retail giant will build multiple complexes in two industrial parks across Madison County amid continued growth in the industrial sector.

    By Jan. 31, 2024
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    January 2024 wins: Contractors report their latest awards

    Construction Dive rounds up the newest project wins from some of the country’s biggest builders.

    By Construction Dive Staff • Jan. 31, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Hensel Phelps names new president, other leaders

    The Colorado construction giant has tapped Brad Jeanneret and added new executive roles: chief administrative officer and chief health and safety officer.

    By Jan. 31, 2024
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    Holder Construction to manage $950M Nebraska airport expansion plan

    The Eppley Airfield’s terminal in Omaha will almost double in square footage, and will feature more gates, streamlined security and a unified concourse.

    By Jan. 30, 2024
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    NJ study finds wide disparity in public construction contracts

    Just 3.7% of prime contracts went to minority-owned businesses, while women won less than 10% of professional services dollars meted out by the state.  

    By Jan. 30, 2024