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Pulse: Project News for the Week of March 6, 2023

The 2 million-sq-ft facility will produce up to 12 GWh of battery cells per year. Construction is expected to start in June 2023 and be completed by July 2025. New Hampshire Dept. of Transportation is planning to widen the Everett Turnpike in Merrimack from Exit 11 to south of Exit 13. The project is valued at $93.3 million. Bidding is scheduled to take place in February 2024. The New Hampshire Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 483. The project will take place.
Pulse: Project News for the Week of March 6, 2023

Industry Leads for the Week of March 6, 2023

Aemetis Inc. plans to construct a renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel plant at the Riverbank Industrial Complex in Riverbank. The plant will process forest and orchard wood and have the capacity to produce 45 million gallons of renewable fuels per year. The Carbon Zero 1 project scope includes construction of equipment foundations, fabrication and erection of storage and denaturant tanks. Construction is expected to begin in 2023. Estimated EPC cost is between $500 million and $600 million. Future... more
Industry Leads for the Week of March 6, 2023

Battery Power to Take Center Stage at CONEXPO 2023

Fossil fuel-free equipment is going to be a major trend to watch for at the 2023 CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show, to be held in Las Vegas, Mar. 14-18. Photo courtesy BOMAGLeading the ChargeBobcat will exhibit its all-electric T7X compact track loader and also show its battery-electric excavators, including the E10e, E19e and E32e. BOMAG will be showing new models of its road-preparation and surfacing machines that match their conventional, gas-powered counterparts for performance but are 100% battery-powered, including... more
Battery Power to Take Center Stage at CONEXPO 2023

West Virginia Wild: Crews Carve Out Corridor H Through the Appalachian Mountains

Last year, A.L.L. Construction won an approximately $50-million, 3-mile job, and Triton Construction is preparing to build a $148-million, 3,300-ft-long bridge over the Cheat River. The Kerens to Parsons section of Corridor H under construction requires constant environmental monitoring in a national forest. Photos courtesy of MBI The sections under construction and future planned work are part of an overall 123-mile, four-lane highway, a half century in the making, taking shape through a national forest and... more
West Virginia Wild: Crews Carve Out Corridor H Through the Appalachian Mountains

Construction Economics for March 6, 2023

ENR’s 20-city average cost indexes, wages and materials prices. Historical data and details for ENR’s 20 cities can be found at ENR.com/economics

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Construction Economics for March 6, 2023

US DOT Awards $185M to Projects to Re-Link Divided Neighborhoods

The U.S. Dept.of Transportation has awarded $185 million in grants to 45 projects that aim to undo the harm done to neighborhoods years ago by highways and other types of infrastructure that cut residents off from jobs, schools, food stores and health care facilities. 

The group of awards, formally announced on Feb. 28, represents the first installment of the $1-billion Reconnecting Communities program launched in the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Of the 45 grants,

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US DOT Awards $185M to Projects to Re-Link Divided Neighborhoods

Washington Dam Owner Will Pay $1M for Rehab's River Pollution

A Washington state dam owner has agreed to pay $1 million in restitution and fines after a maintenance project polluted a river with unpermitted crumb rubber and threatened the Chinook salmon population the project was designed in part to assist. 

The payment, which is still pending court approval, would be the largest for an environmental crime in state history, officials say. 

Electron Hydro LLC, which operates a 26-MW hydroelectric dam on the Puyallup River in Pierce County,

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Washington Dam Owner Will Pay $1M for Rehab's River Pollution

Southwest Snapshot: Rainbows and Cubes

While Clayco Corp. was constructing the Cubes at Glendale, a 335-acre industrial park in Glendale, Ariz., Paul Fries, photographer and owner of drone services firm UAVision LLC, Mesa, Ariz., documented the project’s progress. “I was the pilot that flew the monthly progress photos and mapping missions,” Fries says.  

One day in October, Fries was in the midst of his monthly flight when weather conditions began creating a magnificent rainbow in the near distance.

“This was

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Southwest Snapshot: Rainbows and Cubes

Pulse News for March 2023

The project involves converting the former Links at Queen Creek Golf Course, a 106-acre property, into 205 low-density apartments, 292 medium-density apartments and 248 single-family homes. The project entails expanding the facility's capacity from 3.3 million gallons per day to 6.6 mgd and making improvements to the headworks, aeration basins, digesters and disinfection systems. NEVADAIn order to host the Formula One Grand Prix auto race in November in Las Vegas, Liberty Media plans to carry out construction... more
Pulse News for March 2023

Southwest People: March 2023

Carrie Perrone

Carrie Perrone has rejoined design firm SmithGroup as higher education studio leader in Phoenix. She had been director of higher education at RSP Architects in Tempe. Perrone had previously served as a principal and education strategist at SmithGroup, with a focus on planning and designing learning environments. The firm has 1,300 employees in 19 offices in the U.S.

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Southwest People: March 2023

March 2023 City Scoop: Las Vegas

City GrillRoss Edwards Senior Vice President McCarthy Building Cos.Construction in Las Vegas is experiencing an unprecedented backlog in both the public and private sectors, including megaprojects, but firms are constrained by the shortage of skilled labor. "While this poses a challenge, we remain optimistic that Nevada businesses will continue to grow at a steady pace, in large part due to our local economic diversification," Edwards says. Water-use and undisturbed land usage are issues the state Legislature... more
March 2023 City Scoop: Las Vegas

Southwest Industry News: March 2023

Of Labor has called off its efforts to revoke Arizona's occupational health and safety plan after the state addressed federal officials' workplace safety and health concerns. Arizona lawmakers passed state laws to ensure penalty levels for safety violations track OSHA's annual adjustments and to authorize adoption of an ETS when the federal agency deems necessary. A spokesperson for the Industrial Commission of Arizona, which contains the state agency responsible for administering its workplace safety plan,... more
Southwest Industry News: March 2023

Southwest On The Scene: March 2023

Recently completed the topping out of the $17.5-million Matador Activity Center at Arizona Western College. The center features a two-story, 45,000-sq-ft building set on 3.5 acres. Located in Yuma, Ariz., the center, which will open in the fall, will include a lecture hall, multiple instructional modalities, shared common areas, conference rooms, maker space, an eatery, game areas and a multimedia center and esports arena. "Achieving topping out on the Matador Activity Center is exciting and brings our objective... more
Southwest On The Scene: March 2023

Univ. of Arizona's Collaboration Fosters Clear Campus Vision

Since before Arizona became a state, the University of Arizona has served as a center for learning and discovery, over time becoming a leader in scientific research and space exploration. From the 1891 opening of Old Main, the Tucson school’s first building, to the more than 800 buildings and over 19 million sq ft of space it now has, the university’s planning, design and construction department shapes the vision for campus growth, functionality and aesthetics.

With more than 51,000

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Univ. of Arizona's Collaboration Fosters Clear Campus Vision

Sprawling Grove Development Takes Shape in Phoenix

The Okland-led team building the $400-million, 750,000-sq-ft project-which includes seven buildings of office and medical space, a sports training facility, residential above a parking garage, retail and restaurants-has endured all of the pandemic-era challenges of material and price disruptions, and then some, since the bulk of construction started in 2021.RED Development, Phoenix, is the master developer, with Mesa, Ariz.-based WoodPatel providing master planning, civil engineering construction documents and... more
Sprawling Grove Development Takes Shape in Phoenix

Work From Home? Maybe if You Want to Kill Your Culture

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As someone who has never had much interest in education in the traditional sense — I lasted about five weeks before dropping out of college — most of my valued knowledge and experience has come from working with and around people.

So I believe there is no substitution for collective innovation that comes from people collaborating in a shared space. A work-from-home

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Work From Home? Maybe if You Want to Kill Your Culture

Feds Outline Workforce Rules for $39B in Chip Plant Funding

Semiconductor chip producers must pay their construction workforce prevailing wages and will be "Strongly encouraged" to use project labor agreements if they want a piece of the $39 billion available in federal funding to support their fabrication plant construction, expansion or modernization projects, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says. CHIPS Program Office released its first notice of funding opportunity Feb. 28 for projects that will boost domestic production of advanced chips used in a wide variety... more
Feds Outline Workforce Rules for $39B in Chip Plant Funding

Worker Drowns in Underground Vault

Most fatal accident investigations find precursors or missed opportunities that could have prevented the tragedy. But the death of a Chicago suburb public works employee who became trapped in an underground vault that filled with water may qualify as one that could never have been foreseen.

 A watermain break while the worker, Matt Heiden, was in the vault, flooded the chamber and drowned him.

In a press release, the Village of Westmont said Heiden was unresponsive when he was removed

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Worker Drowns in Underground Vault

Southwest Region's 2022 Project Starts Reaffirm Recovery

Related Link ENR Southwest Top Starts 2022 Project starts in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico remained strong in many sectors. The 20 projects on ENR Southwest's annual Top Starts ranking, with contractors beginning work in the region between Jan. 1, 2022, and Dec. 31, 2022. Infrastructure projects were led by the $331-million Interstate 17/Anthem Way Interchange in Phoenix. McCarthy previously built Longroad's 200-MW sister project, Sun Streams 2. The $193-million Superstition Vistas Infrastructure Improvement... more
Southwest Region's 2022 Project Starts Reaffirm Recovery

Southeast Pulse: March 2023

Contracts, Bids, Proposals

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Florida East Coast Realty Inc. is in the planning phase of a design-bid-build project for a $1-billion, 92-story, 2-million-sq-ft mixed-use tower in Miami, the One Bayfront Plaza Mixed Use Tower. With a target construction start date of September, plans call for the demolition of an existing 19-story building and construction of 1,361 apartments, 200 hotel rooms, a parking garage for 2,117 vehicles and an associated

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Southeast Pulse: March 2023

Southeast People: March 2023

Cheryl Lang

Cheryl Lang has been promoted to president of precast concrete manufacturer Tindall Corp. She joined the Spartanburg, S.C., firm in 1990 as a controller and was most recently senior vice president of administration.

Atkins Nuclear Secured Holding Corp., a unit of SNC-Lavalin Group, has named Jim Rugg president, based in Oak

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Southeast People: March 2023

DOE to Award up to $2.5B for Carbon Capture Projects

Of Energy seeks proposals for both demonstration and large-scale projects that use "Transformational" carbon capture technologies in the power and industrial sectors, the agency announced Feb. 23. It plans to spend up to $2.5 billion across two new programs established by the federal infrastructure law enacted in 2021.Carbon capture and storage or carbon capture, storage and utilization projects have had a complicated past, with some notable failures caused by runaway cost overruns, along with successes, such... more
DOE to Award up to $2.5B for Carbon Capture Projects

Energy Dept. to Award up to $2.5B for Carbon Capture Projects

The U.S. Dept. of Energy seeks proposals for both demonstration and large-scale projects that use “transformational” carbon capture technologies in the power and industrial sectors, DOE announced Feb. 23. The agency plans to spend up to $2.5 billion across two new programs established by the federal infrastructure law enacted in 2021.

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) or carbon capture, storage and utilization (CCUS) projects have had a complicated past, with some notable failures caused

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Energy Dept. to Award up to $2.5B for Carbon Capture Projects

March 2023 City Scoop: Orlando

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City Grill

John Harris

John Harris Executive Vice President Balfour Beatty

The sustained momentum and growth in tourism is keeping Orlando’s construction industry in high demand, says John Harris, Balfour Beatty vice president.

“It's strong demand

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March 2023 City Scoop: Orlando

March 2023 City Scoop: Charlotte

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Gary Creed

Gary Creed CEO Edifice General Contractors

Contractors in Charlotte remain focused on working through project backlogs that have built up over the past few years, says Gary Creed, CEO of Edifice Contractors in Charlotte.

“Everyone

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March 2023 City Scoop: Charlotte

Southeast On the Scene: March 2023

Miami’s Wynwood Arts District is getting a new million-sq-ft mixed-use campus following the announcement that L&L Holding Co. and Oak Row Equities have secured $215 million in construction financing for the Wynwood Plaza. The Gensler-designed project will bring Class-AAA office, residential, retail and outdoor space to 95 NW 29th St. in Miami. According to a Jan. 20 statement, full project financing is now in place, and major construction is set to start immediately with full

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Southeast On the Scene: March 2023

Airport Scores Big With Foresight, Flexibility

Airport CEO Doug Kreulen says BNA bet on the future when the airport was empty and passenger forecasts questionable. Betting on the FutureWhen the new international arrival facility at the airport opens in September, it will mark the completion of six years of work on BNA Vision, but some decisions to speed that project up were made before the passengers came back. "They've had some good foresight," says Callie Hepler, project manager for Hensel Phelps, which has teamed with Fentress Architects for terminal... more
Airport Scores Big With Foresight, Flexibility

Charlotte Airport Powers Through Pandemic Hurdles

The $231-million, 10-gate expansion of Concourse A at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) was nearing the end of its design phase in early 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic upended the passenger aviation industry.

Rather than proceed with bond sales to get the construction manager at-risk project underway that summer as scheduled, Jack Christine, CLT’s chief infrastructure and development officer, says the airport elected to “slow-roll” the 191,848-sq-ft expansion for a

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Charlotte Airport Powers Through Pandemic Hurdles

Ex-Atlanta Official Sentenced to Prison for Receiving Bribes From Contractor

Jo Ann Macrina, who served as commissioner of the Atlanta Dept. Paul Kish, an attorney representing Macrina, said via email that they "Are horribly disappointed" with the sentence, and that she even faced criminal charges. Kish says Macrina was a whistleblower who helped the Dept. Of Justice uncover fraud in the Atlanta city government. "We firmly believe she did not receive a fair trial."Prosecutors say Lohrasb "Jeff" Jafari, who was then the executive vice president of Atlanta-based design, engineering and... more
Ex-Atlanta Official Sentenced to Prison for Receiving Bribes From Contractor

Building Orlando Resort, PCL Rides Out Supply-Chain Snags

Christopher Kelsey, president of Dart Interests, the project owner, stated, "We are thrilled to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Conrad Orlando today, coming one step closer to welcoming our first guests in summer 2023."HKS, the project's architect, incorporated various curving features into its design. Photo courtesy PCL Construction Co.Maintaining ResiliencyAt that moment in early 2021, kicking off construction of a unique luxury hospitality project had to feel good to PCL and the rest of the project team.... more
Building Orlando Resort, PCL Rides Out Supply-Chain Snags
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