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    Orlando emphasizes 'wow factor' in digital twin project

    Unlike many other cities' digital twins, the project will map the entire 40-square-mile metro region.

    By Jason Plautz • March 2, 2022
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    Infrastructure act

    Following the IIJA: Construction Dive's infrastructure act news roundup

    White House releases technical assistance guide, DOE will use its funding for 21 clean energy projects and a provision lets localities prioritize hiring locals and people from marginalized groups.

    By Updated May 24, 2022
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    Infrastructure

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

    By Construction Dive staff
  • Public construction firms announce earnings

    Several of these industry giants reported losses in their most recent financial periods while others saw profits fall.

    March 1, 2022
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    Ukraine war 'likely to have multiple effects' on materials prices

    Inflation is casting shadows over how much the $1.2 trillion in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act can ultimately accomplish.

    By March 1, 2022
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    Granite stock hits 1-year low after Q4 miss blamed on weather, portfolio shift

    "We begin 2022 as a changed company from a year ago, but we still have work to do," CEO Kyle Larkin told analysts on Friday.

    By Feb. 28, 2022
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    New York rolls out statewide cyber command center amid Russian attacks in Ukraine

    The invasion should be a "wake-up call" to local leaders, as critical infrastructure like traffic and emergency alert systems could be targeted for cyberattacks, a University of California at Berkeley professor said.

    By Cailin Crowe • Feb. 28, 2022
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    Tutor Perini's 2021 profit, revenues fall amid continued COVID-19 challenges

    The Los Angeles-based construction giant sees plenty of infrastructure opportunity ahead, but won't slash margins to win it.

    By Feb. 25, 2022
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    New report details how states are spending $350B from the American Rescue Plan

    Infrastructure, prisons and broadband are three categories that are already receiving funding.

    By Feb. 24, 2022
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    Despite Biden PLA order, non-union contractors can win federal projects

    Although more federal projects will require labor agreements, firms with no union experience can compete for those jobs, attorneys say.

    By Feb. 24, 2022
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    LaGuardia Airport tops off $4B terminal renovation with completed skybridge

    The NYC project is the largest public-private aviation partnership in U.S. history and marks a new chapter for the notoriously outdated airport.

    By George Kevin Jordan • Feb. 22, 2022
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    Technology will be key for contractors on IIJA jobs, say experts

    The infrastructure act presents a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to digitize, according to one contech executive.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Feb. 16, 2022
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    White House launches low-carbon construction initiative

    "Buy Clean" policies for federal projects will promote the use of materials with low carbon footprints.

    By Feb. 16, 2022
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    2022 could be a big year for new transit openings if delays, shortages abate

    This year, transit agencies expect to finish three times as many bus and rail projects as in 2021, but labor and materials challenges could impede them.

    By Dan Zukowski • Feb. 15, 2022
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    California's high-speed rail cost rises to $105B, more than double original price

    Officials added another $5 billion to the price tag of the state's long-awaited bullet train project.

    By Feb. 15, 2022
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    Opinion

    Why private construction jobs are requiring surety bonds, too

    Bonding is no longer just a requirement for public works projects.

    By Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt • Feb. 11, 2022
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    Balfour Beatty infrastructure arm appoints new CEO

    Gavin Russell, formerly an executive on the finance side of the company, will fill the role.

    By Feb. 8, 2022
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    New White House guide breaks down IIJA funding

    The document helps state and local governments find money in the infrastructure act and prepare to receive it.

    By Feb. 8, 2022
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    Jacobs profit falls, backlog rises 12%

    During an earnings call on Feb. 8, the Dallas-based company said it will continue its expansion into data solutions, smart infrastructure and intelligence.

    By Feb. 8, 2022
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    'A global infrastructure investment renaissance is beginning': AECOM raises guidance as Q1 profits soar

    The contractor is winning work at the highest rate in its history, CEO Troy Rudd said this morning, but the company won't see benefits from the infrastructure act until 2023.

    By , Feb. 8, 2022
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    Biden mandates PLAs on federal projects

    In a win for organized labor, the president enacted new labor requirements on federal construction projects over $35 million.

    By Feb. 4, 2022
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    Tunneling robot speeds installation of underground utilities

    Petra's boring technology uses thermal spallation drilling to tunnel through bedrock without touching it. 

    By Mary Salmonsen • Feb. 2, 2022
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    Pittsburgh bridge collapse raises questions, funding concerns

    The Fern Hollow Bridge's poor inspection rating and the way in which it collapsed point to signs of long-standing issues, per local news reports.

    By Feb. 1, 2022
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    5 ways COVID-19 has changed airport design and construction

    The pandemic has left its mark on air travel, including the physical infrastructure that enables it. Here's what contractors need to know.

    By Feb. 1, 2022
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    State DOTs want minimal interference from feds on IIJA funds

    A letter from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials defended states' authority to choose how they allocate new infrastructure act money.

    By Feb. 1, 2022
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    2022 outlook

    What contractors need to know for the year ahead

    While market observers still see plenty of challenges on the horizon, they are optimistic about the new year, this roundup of Construction Dive stories shows.

    Jan. 27, 2022