Infrastructure

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Note from the editor

The country's need for strong infrastructure has been at the center of debate in Washington, D.C., this year. Contracting groups have urged the government to push for more funding for public projects. The country's bridges and roadways are aging fast, and replacing them would not only introduce millions of dollars in new work, but also thousands of construction jobs at a time when the industry desperately needs them.

At the same time, civil builders are looking into the advancement of infrastructure. This pertains to both technological improvements, as well as cultural ones, to build the long-lasting, sustainable public projects of the future.

Here is a look at some of Construction Dive's recent coverage on infrastructure.

Report: More than a third of US bridges are structurally deficient. It could take decades to fix them.

As the Senate advances a bipartisan infrastructure bill, bridges across the country continue to deteriorate. Here are three that exemplify the urgency.

• Published Aug. 3, 2021

White House identifies the 7 worst states for infrastructure

• Published April 15, 2021

Buttigieg says infrastructure faces a 'once-in-a-lifetime moment' as bridges, roads get C- grade

The transportation secretary said now is the time to fix America’s crumbling infrastructure.

• Published March 4, 2021

Public, private agencies focus on diversifying the infrastructure workforce

As infrastructure investment finally reaches the top of the national policy agenda, industry experts test ways to make America's infrastructure workforce more inclusive.

• Published Aug. 17, 2021

Indiana DOT, Purdue University developing wireless EV charging for highways

• Published Aug. 10, 2021

AGC, ABC sue Labor Department over Davis-Bacon wages in Nevada

• Published Oct. 12, 2021

Schedule, contract price set for $2.6B San Diego Airport terminal project

• Published Oct. 11, 2021

Skanska/Traylor Bros. chosen for $1.6B Portal North Bridge project in New Jersey

• Published Oct. 19, 2021

Everything you need to know about infrastructure

The country's need for strong infrastructure has been at the center of debate in D.C. this year. The country's bridges and roadways are aging fast, and replacing them would not only introduce millions of dollars in new work, but also thousands of construction jobs at a time when the industry desperately needs them. Here's a look at some of Construction Dive's most recent coverage on infrastructure.

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  • Report: More than a third of US bridges are structurally deficient
  • White House identifies the 7 worst states for infrastructure
  • Skanska/Traylor Bros. chosen for $1.6B Portal North Bridge project in New Jersey