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I-64 Improvements Under Way in West Virginia

Aiming to improve capacity on Interstate 64 between Nitro and St. Albans, the West Virginia Department of Transportation also expects the $240 million, multiyear project will enhance safety and support economic growth in the region.

“It’s a big project with a lot going on and a lot of coordination,” says …

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Public Safety and Drone Training Facility Designed by LEO A DALY and Partners

RALEIGH, NC — Wake Tech Community College (WTCC) is developing a new 76,405-square-foot Public Safety Simulation Complex for 4D public safety simulation training. Designed by LEO A DALY, the new facility will provide training for the college as well as state and local public safety agencies.

“Public safety officers …

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USACE Awards Contract to Dredge Baltimore Harbor and Channels

BALTIMORE, MD — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, has awarded a $23.9 million contract to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. LLC, out of Quincy, Massachusetts, for Baltimore Harbor and channels maintenance dredging for Fiscal Year 2023.

In coordination with the Maryland Department of Transportation …

Arcadis Selected to Provide Project Management Services for $220M Rail Manufacturing Facility Investment

LEXINGTON, NC — Arcadis announces its appointment to provide Siemens Real Estate with project management services for a $220 million manufacturing facility project in Lexington, North Carolina. The project will include construction of a new rail car factory to manufacture rolling stock, including passenger rail cars, as well as the …

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Balfour Beatty, Metcon Joint Venture Selected for Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Construction Program

RALEIGH, NC — Balfour Beatty’s Building operations and joint venture partner Metcon Inc., in association with Right Build and Varnedoe Construction, have been selected by Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to deliver an approximately $650 million phased construction program at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). As part of its Vision …

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Construction Underway on Route 29 Improvements in Fairfax, Virginia

FAIRFAX, VA — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Fairfax County broke ground on multimodal improvements along Route 29 (Lee Highway) between Union Mill Road and Buckleys Gate Drive to improve safety, traffic flow, and bicyclist and pedestrian accessibility and connectivity.

The project will reconstruct and widen 1.5 miles …

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Skanska Celebrates Topping Out Milestone at 17xM, 11-Story Mixed-Used Development in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, DC — Skanska recently celebrated the topping out of 17xM, an 11-story, 334,000-square-foot mixed-use development in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s central business district. 17xM has achieved WiredScore Platinum and will be the first SmartScore-certified office building in North America. The project is also targeting LEED Gold and Fitwel …

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The I-440 and Blue Ridge Road Improvements Will Bring Relief to Raleigh Beltline

The population of Raleigh, North Carolina has been growing steadily with the metro area at nearly 1.6 million. Interstate 440, known locally as the Beltline, nearly encircles the center of Raleigh. Just like when a person’s midsection grows, their belt needs to be taken to the next notch over, so …

Balfour Beatty Awarded $242.35M Design-Build Contract by North Carolina Department of Transportation

HAVELOCK, NC — The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) awards Balfour Beatty a $242.35 million design-build contract to deliver improvements to Interstate U.S. 70 between the Havelock Bypass and east of Thurman Road in Craven County. The project will upgrade the 6.4-mile section of U.S. 70 to improve mobility …

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Carolinas AGC Celebrates 2022 Pinnacle Awards and Construction Excellence Awards

CHARLOTTE, NC — Carolinas AGC (CAGC) has bestowed the 2022 CAGC Pinnacle Awards to six construction projects that enhance their communities, and the Build with the Best Pinnacle Award to an individual who continually partners with the construction industry with great success. In addition, four projects won Construction Excellence Awards, …

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Charleston Harbor Becomes Deepest Port on the East Coast with Completion of the Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project

CHARLESTON, SC — Charleston Harbor is now the deepest port on the East Coast at 52 feet. Gov. Henry McMaster, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Tim Scott, Rep. Nancy Mace, state leaders, representatives from the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), and other partner agencies who helped the U.S. Army Corps of …

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Gilbane Selected to Lead Planning, Design, Development, Construction, and Operations of USC's Health Sciences Campus

COLUMBIA, SC — Gilbane has been selected by the University of South Carolina (USC) to lead the planning, design, development, construction, and operations of the university’s new Health Sciences Campus in the BullStreet District in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The initial engagement with Gilbane was presented to the Board of …

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Projects in Washington, D.C. and Maryland Receive Build America Awards from AGC and Construction Risk Partners

The Association of General Contractors (AGC) and Construction Risk Partners recently honored this year’s best new and renovation construction projects with Build America Awards at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Build America Merit Awards were also presented to construction companies at the convention.

“These awards are designed …

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Skanska Celebrates Topping Out Milestone at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center’s Renovation and Expansion Project

RICHMOND, VA — Skanska recently reached a milestone by topping out at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center in Midlothian, Virginia, where it is providing renovation and expansion services. Construction includes renovations to existing spaces and the addition of two floors to help the hospital meet patient needs and provide …

S.T. Wooten Corp. Wins National Airport Paving Award

HAVELOCK, NC — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announces S.T. Wooten Corp. of Wilson, North Carolina, as the winner of the 2022 Ray Brown Asphalt Pavement Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement. S.T. Wooten Corp. was recognized at a ceremony during NAPA’s 2023 Annual Meeting in …

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Virginia DOT Gives Commuters a Solution for Washington D.C., Congestion with 95 Express Lanes

The area in and around Washington, D.C., is famous for its congestion, including along I-95, the primary north-south economic corridor. There are no reasonable alternatives for users to avoid the severe traffic conditions. Contributing to a solution that provides travelers reliability and choice are the 95 Express Lanes, currently being …

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Western Specialty Contractors Charlotte Branch Restores Historic Buncombe County Courthouse Facade

CHARLOTTE, NC — Western Specialty Contractors - Charlotte Branch recently used its expertise in historic masonry to restore the facade of North Carolina’s Buncombe County Courthouse.

Located in Asheville, North Carolina, the historic courthouse was designed by architect Frank Pierce Milburn and built between 1924 and 1928. The 17-story skyscraper’s …

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Concrete General Inc., Reconstructs I-70 Bridges Over MD 65 for Safer Truck Travel

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is currently at work on a project in Washington County, which borders Pennsylvania. The project is part of an initiative by former Governor Larry Hogan to address poorly rated structures across Maryland. Nearly 70 bridges across the state are getting upgraded due to the …

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Concrete General Inc., Reconstructs I-70 Bridges Over MD 65 for Safer Truck Travel

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is currently at work on a project in Washington County, which borders Pennsylvania. The project is part of an initiative by former Governor Larry Hogan to address poorly rated structures across Maryland. Nearly 70 bridges across the state are getting upgraded due to the …

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West Virginia Governor Celebrates Completion of I-70 Bridge Project in Wheeling

WHEELING, WV — Gov. Jim Justice and leaders from the West Virginia Department of Transportation held an event to officially commemorate the completion of the I-70 Bridge Project in Wheeling.

The project, which rehabilitated or replaced 26 bridges and ramps along a seven-mile stretch of I-70 in Wheeling, was the …

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Alligator River Bridge Replacement Receives $110M Mega Grant from USDOT

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded nearly $1.2 billion to nine projects across the country through the National Infrastructure Project Assistance (Mega) discretionary grant program, made possible by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The Mega grant program funds projects that are too large or complex for …

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Army Corps, Prince George’s County Sign Partnership Agreement, Moving Anacostia Watershed Restoration into Construction Phase

UPPER MARLBORO, MD — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DoE) signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration project during a ceremony at the county’s DoE headquarters in Largo, Maryland. The PPA will usher in …

Biden-Harris Administration, USDOT Make Available Nearly $9B to Modernize Busiest Passenger Rail Corridor in America

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) making available nearly $9 billion in funding to upgrade and expand passenger rail services along the Northeast Corridor (NEC). These funds will be issued through the Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program …

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Carolina Crossroads Program Reconfigures Fast Growing I-20/26/126 Corridor

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is in the middle of a massive project known as the Carolina Crossroads. Located northwest of the state capital, Columbia, the project focuses on an area that has been a sore spot for years. When complete it will make commuting around the capital …

USDOT Announces Nearly $98M in Loans for Safety Improvements on Virginia’s I-81

ROANOKE, VA — The U.S. Department of Transportation announces that its Build America Bureau has provided two low-interest loans totaling $97.6 million to the Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board (CBT), the governing body of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), for improvements to Interstate 81. The Bureau helps communities of all …

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Virginia DOT Announces First Segment of I-64 Widening Project Advances

RICHMOND, VA — Secretary of Transportation Shep Miller announces that the Commonwealth is advancing a long-awaited project to begin widening the 64 Gap — the 29-mile section of Interstate 64 between Richmond and Williamsburg where the highway narrows from three to two lanes in each direction.

“This notoriously congested stretch …

Balfour Beatty Honored with Eagle Awards, Project of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, NC — The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas honors Balfour Beatty with three 2022 Excellence in Construction (EIC) Eagle Awards for delivering Charlotte Country Day School’s New Cannon Campus, Redline Design Group’s Upfit, and The Beach Company’s The Jasper. The Jasper was also named the General …

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Barnhill Contracting Joins Growing Communities

Infrastructure needs to expand to keep up with a growing population. The need drives many infrastructure projects, including one in North Carolina. By undertaking the Nashville-Rocky Mount projects, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is readying the area for the expected population growth.

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Clark Construction, Federal Realty Tops Out Latest Component of Pike & Rose in North Bethesda

NORTH BETHESDA, MD — Clark Construction Group and Federal Realty Investment Trust recently joined representatives from Choice Hotels, Sodexo, and design and trade partners to celebrate the topping out of 915 Meeting Street, a new 276,000-square-foot trophy office building in North Bethesda, Maryland. The topping out ceremony marks the completion …

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KTGY-Designed Mixed-Use Development Breaks Ground

WASHINGTON, D.C. — KTGY, a full-service architecture, branding, interior, and planning firm focused on residential, retail, hospitality, and mixed-use developments, announces the groundbreaking of Vermeer, a mixed-use development located in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Washington, D.C., which has recently been redeveloped from an industrial area to a mixed-use …

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Michael Baker International Selected by CSX Transportation to Lead Program and Construction Management for the Transforming Rail in Virginia Initiative

RICHMOND, VA — Michael Baker International, an engineering, planning, and consulting services company, announces that the firm has been selected by CSX Transportation (CSXT) to lead program and construction management for significant rail enhancement projects as part the Transforming Rail in Virginia (TRV) initiative.

The TRV program represents an …

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North Carolina Project Earns USACE Savannah District Military Construction Team Top-Level Award

FORT BRAGG, NC — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, Military Construction team took home the Gold for the American Concrete Pavement Association’s Military Airports award category during a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, for the Pope Army Airfield runway reconstruction project that was completed within 120 …

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Bond Bread Project Receives Approval by Historic Preservation Review Board

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The redevelopment of the 2.2-acre Bond Bread Factory/WRECO Garage site at Howard University recently received unanimous approval by the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB). Redevelopment of Bond Bread/WRECO will be led by a master development team consisting of D.C.-based developers The Menkiti Group, Fivesquares Development, …

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HGA Wins Two AIA Northern Virginia Design Awards

WINCHESTER, VA — Honoring outstanding architectural design and planning, the annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) Northern Virginia Honor Awards program acknowledges HGA’s design excellence in government and institutional architecture for the General Services Administration (GSA). 

The two award-winning buildings include: 

Arthur J. Altmeyer Social Security Administration Building
The …

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Hillside Court Playground+ Wins Two Golden Hammer Awards

RICHMOND, VA — The Hillside Court Playground+ in Richmond, Virginia, won two awards at the 2022 Golden Hammer Awards celebration: Best Placemaking and Urban Design and the Teen Choice Award. Phase I of Playground+ includes new basketball courts, which formally opened in late fall of 2021 and honors Sharmar “Simba” …

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I-66 Mega-Project Transforms Mobility in Northern Virginia

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the I-66 Express Mobility Partners consortium is nearing the completion of a massive project in Northern Virginia. The years-long ‘Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project’ is sure to have a significant impact on travelers in the area.

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Mueller Associates Joins Design Team for Historic Hirshhorn Museum Revitalization

BALTIMORE, MD — Mueller Associates has been selected to provide mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering services for the modernization of the historic Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, a multi-year design project that will transform galleries and public spaces and enable the museum to address a significant increase in attendance in …

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Perkins&Will Selected to Design Howard University’s New STEM Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Global architecture firm Perkins&Will, in collaboration with K. Dixon Architecture (KDA) and R. McGhee & Associates (RMc), has been selected to design the new interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Center at Howard University, a historically Black college and university (HBCU). The STEM Center, which …

AM Partners Selects Tutor Perini-Led Team for Phase 1 South of the New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan

TYSONS, VA — After a competitive procurement process, Accelerate Maryland Partners LLC (AM Partners) selected Tutor Perini as the design and construction (D&C) contractor for Phase 1 South of Maryland’s New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan. The Tutor Perini team includes O&G Industries, Lunda Construction, and …

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First Phase of Cintra-Led $3.7B Multi-Modal Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project Opens to the Public

MANASSAS, VA — Just outside of the nation's capital, the initial phase of a private sector funded $3.7-billion transportation project, called Transform 66 Outside the Beltway, has opened to the public as commemorated by federal, state, and local officials at an event near Manassas, Virginia.

Due to the ongoing collaboration …

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Michael Baker International Selected by North Carolina DOT for Interstate 95 Widening

ROBESON COUNTY, NC — Michael Baker International announces that the firm has been selected by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to provide construction management and construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services for the widening of Interstate 95 (I-95) in Robeson County, North Carolina. The five-year project will widen …

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West Virginia DOT Refreshes I-70 Corridor With Extensive Bridge Reconstruction Program

Interstate 70, a major east-west highway, runs from Maryland to Utah. It goes through or near multiple major cities, including Wheeling, West Virginia. The city is in the northern part of the state that separates Ohio and Pennsylvania. The West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) is in the middle of …

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West Virginia Governor Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Wheeling Streetscape Project

WHEELING, WV — Gov. Jim Justice recently joined West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) officials for a ceremony to celebrate the start of a major project to improve safety and beautify downtown Wheeling’s streets.

Work is scheduled to begin the second week of October on the nearly $32-million Wheeling Streetscape …

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Army Corps, Maryland DOT Sign Agreement to Commence $4B Chesapeake Bay Restoration Project

BALTIMORE, MD — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the $4-billion Mid-Chesapeake Bay ecosystem restoration project at MDOT Headquarters.

The PPA — signed by Col. Estee Pinchasin, Baltimore District Commander, and …

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Four Projects in Virginia, West Virginia, and South Carolina Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Four state department of transportation projects in Virginia, West Virginia, and South Carolina won regional awards in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition recognizes state DOTs for making a …

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Greystar Breaks Ground on 135,200-Square-Foot Industrial Development in Charleston Metro

CHARLESTON, SC — Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC (Greystar) broke ground on a 135,200-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in Monck’s Corner, South Carolina. CBRE has been selected as the exclusive marketing and leasing agent.

Located at Mount Holly Commerce Center, the warehouse and distribution building is Greystar’s first logistics project …

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Lane Construction Addresses Congestion Issues on I-40/I-77 With New Interchange Configuration

Growing traffic along aging infrastructure is a common occurrence and the genesis of many construction projects. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is working on the I-40/77 Interchange due to increases in traffic.

Interstates I-40 and I-77 intersect in Statesville, which is west-central North Carolina. A critical component of …

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Local, State Leaders Break Ground on U.S. 17 Widening Project

WILLIAMSTON, NC — An $86-million project to widen 10.6 miles of U.S. 17 in Martin and Beaufort counties is officially underway today after a groundbreaking event in Williamston.

Local leaders from Martin and Beaufort counties joined representatives from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) in the ceremony at the …

Maryland DOT Releases Record $19.9B Draft Six-Year Capital Budget Plan

HANOVER, MD — The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) releases its Draft Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP) for fiscal years 2023 to 2028, outlining a record $19.9-billion six-year investment to replace and repair aging infrastructure, expand transit opportunities, assist Maryland's economic recovery, and preserve and expand the state's transportation network.

The …

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Perkins&Will Celebrates Completion of George Mason University Humanities & Social Sciences Building

FAIRFAX, VA — Perkins&Will celebrates the completion of Horizon Hall, a soaring 218,000-square-foot academic and research facility at George Mason University (GMU) that is the new home of the university’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences. The campus’s largest building houses classrooms, faculty spaces, spaces for study and reflection, and …

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Skanska Selected to Rebuild Offshore Wind Staging Port at Portsmouth Marine Terminal

PORTSMOUTH, VA — Skanska announces it has been selected by the Virginia Port Authority to redevelop approximately 72 acres of the 287-acre Portsmouth Marine Terminal for use as an offshore wind staging port. The $223-million project includes improving 1,500 feet of an existing 3,540-foot wharf. The redevelopment of the marine …

North Carolina Announces Record $789.4M for Drinking Water and Wastewater Project Funding Statewide

RALEIGH, NC — Governor Roy Cooper announces that communities statewide will receive a record $789.4 million in water and wastewater infrastructure funding to help pay for 385 projects statewide, including 140 construction projects.

“Clean drinking water is necessary for healthy families and thriving communities and businesses," Cooper said. "The historic …

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Reconstructed MD 273 Bridge Over Big Elk Creek Creates Safer Pedestrian Crossing in Fair Hill

When thinking about infrastructure, most people envision roads, bridges, and tunnels that enable traffic to flow. Infrastructure, however, is also for the benefit of pedestrians. A Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) project – the MD 273 (Telegraph Road) Bridge over Big Elk Creek – will help …

USGBC National Capital Region Celebrates Project and Leader Awards

WASHINGTON D.C. — After two years online, USGBC National Capital Region recently returned for an in-person A Midsummer Night’s Green celebration at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. Industry leaders and sustainability advocates from across the region gathered to honor the recipients of the 2022 Community Leader Awards, which recognize …

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Webber Awarded $283M Contract to Widen I-95 in North Carolina

Construction is set to begin in early October for Section B of the Interstate 95 widening, a project that was recently awarded to Webber LLC of The Woodlands, Texas. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) awarded the contract, which will widen the interstate from its present four lanes to …

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Balfour Beatty Joint Venture Celebrates Grand Opening of North Carolina Central University’s $55.4M Student Center

DURHAM, NC — Balfour Beatty, in joint venture with Holt Brothers and Structure Building Company, formally celebrated the grand opening of North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) Student Center during a ribbon cutting ceremony with Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., Chancellor of NCCU, NCCU Board of Trustees, and community partners. …

HGA Completes Lamond-Riggs/Lillian J. Huff Library in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — National interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces the completion of the Lamond Riggs/Lillian J. Huff Library in Washington, D.C. HGA designed a two-story 23,000-square-foot building to replace the existing library located on South Dakota Avenue in Northeast Washington, D.C. Consigli Construction Co., Inc. led the collaborative design-build project. …

I-77 Panther Interchange Brings Economic and Transportation Benefits to Growing Area of Northeastern South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is in the middle of the I-77 Panther Interchange Design-Build Project. Located in York County, the Northeastern part of the state, near the border of North Carolina, the project offers both transportation and economic benefits.

I-77, a north-south highway, runs from the center …

New Health Care Building at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Tops Out

BETHESDA, MD — The Clark Construction team delivering the P-114 Medical Center Addition and Alteration at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, reached a significant milestone with the completion of structural concrete on the medical campus’s new 575,000-square-foot health care facility (Building C).

Members of the Clark …

North Carolina DOT Awards Final Segment of Fayetteville Outer Loop Project, Construction is Set to Begin this Month

After a three-year delay, construction for the final segment of the long-awaited Fayetteville Outer Loop will begin this month following the recent awarding of the $151.8-million contract. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) awarded the contract to Branch Civil Inc. of Roanoke, Virginia.

The five-mile segment will be constructed …

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Woolpert-RS&H Joint Venture Selected by USACE Norfolk for $240M Architecture, Engineering Contract

NORFOLK, VA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District has selected the joint venture of Woolpert and RS&H to provide full architecture and engineering services in a five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The Woolpert-RS&H JV will provide design support to vertical and horizontal construction requirements within …

Brasfield & Gorrie Completes Challenging GRAIL Laboratory and Research Facility Project Ahead of Schedule

When faced with completing a warehouse-to-laboratory project in six months, during a pandemic, Brasfield & Gorrie rose to the challenge and finished construction 13 days early for GRAIL Laboratory and Research Facility project in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park in Durham.

“The schedule was the most challenging part of the …

CHKD Opens 14-Story Pediatric Mental Health Hospital

NORFOLK, VA — The Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) celebrated the opening of their new pediatric mental health hospital and outpatient center (Children’s Pavilion) this spring to address children’s mental health needs. Located in Norfolk, Virginia, on the Eastern Virginia Medical Center (EVMC) campus, this 14-story facility currently …

Skanska Selected to Build Virginia Tech’s $69.5M Undergraduate Science Laboratory Building

BLACKSBURG, VA — Global construction and development firm Skanska has been contracted to build Virginia Tech’s new Undergraduate Science Laboratory Building. Located in Blacksburg, Virginia, the new $69.5-million, approximately 102,000-gross-square-foot building will provide a teaching laboratory and general use classroom space to support Virginia Tech’s growing enrollment and Beyond Boundaries …

Stantec-Designed Edmondson Avenue Bridge Wins National Engineering Design Award from ACEC

BALTIMORE, MD — Stantec recently received a National Recognition Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition for a project in Baltimore, Maryland. The annual competition recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement, and value. …

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Capital One Hall Earns LEED Gold Certification

TYSONS, VA — National interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces that the recently completed Capital One Hall in Tysons, Virginia, has earned LEED Gold certification. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the most widely used green building rating system in the …

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Corridor H Extension Aids Economic Growth in West Virginia

One of West Virginia’s largest highway systems, Corridor H, will offer an easier way for people and goods to reach Washington, DC, and other destinations.

“The project will open up traffic from the central part of our state to the eastern part,” says Tommy Collins, Project Manager with the …

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Stantec Designs First WELL Gold Certified High School in the U.S.

SANDY SPRING, MD — Sandy Spring Friends School’s new Pen y Bryn Upper School, designed by global integrated design firm Stantec, recently earned WELL Gold certification recognizing a commitment to occupant health and well-being. Stantec provided architecture, interior design, and engineering for the Upper School, located on the 140-acre …

USDOT Announces up to $1.76B Loan for the Purple Line Light Rail Transit Project in Maryland

BETHESDA, MD — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announces that its Build America Bureau (Bureau) has provided up to a $1.76-billion low-interest loan to Purple Line Transit Partners for the Purple Line Light Rail Transit Project in Maryland. The loan will finance up to 33 percent of the $5.9 …

USDOT Announces up to $200M TIFIA Loan for the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge Replacement Project in Maryland

NEWBURG, MD — The U.S. Department of Transportation announces that its Build America Bureau has provided a $200-million low-interest loan to the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) for the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge Replacement Project. The Bureau helps communities across the country reduce the costs of …

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Army Corps Receives More Than $97M for Essential Water Resources Projects in Chesapeake Bay Region

BALTIMORE, MD — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, received more than $97 million from the Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act, signed into law by President Biden on March 15, 2022, which will provide necessary funding for construction and operations and maintenance missions across the mid-Atlantic …

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DPR Construction Leads 16-Story Tower Build in Charlotte’s South End

Charlotte, North Carolina, is a rapidly growing city full of both history and charm. It currently ranks as the third-fastest growing major U.S. city, but growth hasn’t only occurred over the past few years – Charlotte has been on the upswing for over a decade.

South End is a particularly …

Halff Awarded Joint Venture Contract with FEMA

RICHARDSON, TX — Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), a member of the AECOM-led Compass Production and Technical Services Joint Venture (Compass PTS JV), has been awarded a contract to provide production and technical architecture and engineering services for the Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) Program by the U.S. …

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Skanska Celebrates Topping-Out Milestone of New Mixed-Used Development in McLean, Virginia

MCLEAN, VA — Skanska recently reached the topping-out milestone in the construction of Heming at 1800 Chain Bridge Road, a new mixed-use development in McLean, Virginia. The 28-story building will include 410 residential units, 38,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space, and a three-level outdoor public plaza.

Representatives from …

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Stringless GPS Technology Opens New Possibilities for Gerald D. Bowman Contractors, Inc.

Conducted properly, any business can be a positive, evolving, continually learning experience. Resisting the call for improvement can often lead to failure; heeding it can help ensure success and growth. No one knows that better than Jerry Bowman who, after more than three decades in business – and sensing impending …

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ACEC Virginia Recognizes Dewberry with Five Engineering Excellence Awards

FAIRFAX, VA — The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Virginia chapter announces the winners of its 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards. Among those recognized was Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia.

The Alaska Statewide Mapping project received the Pinnacle Award and the Grand Award. …

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Burns & McDonnell Successfully Energizes Boone to Ward Hollow Transmission Line in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV — Burns & McDonnell in partnership with American Electric Power (AEP) successfully completed a four-year-long project to retire and rebuild an area transmission system, improving reliability between Boone and Kanawha counties in West Virginia.

The Boone to Ward Hollow Transmission Line engineer-procure-construct (EPC) project launched in December 2017, …

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DC Mayor, Universal Health Services Break Ground on New Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center, GW Health

WASHINGTON, DC — Mayor Muriel Bowser, Universal Health Services (UHS), George Washington University, and Children’s National Hospital recently broke ground on the new Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center, GW Health in Ward 8 on the St. Elizabeths East Campus.

Made possible through a public-private partnership between the Government of the …

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I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing Brings Congestion Relief Near Fredericksburg

The state of Virginia is in the middle of multiple projects along I-95. The projects are part of the Improve 95 Program and in the vicinity of Fredericksburg, an hour south of Washington, D.C. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is currently focusing on several projects in the Fredericksburg area …

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New Mixed-Use Ecodistrict will Transform Best Products Property in Henrico County, Virginia

HENRICO COUNTY, VA — Green City Partners, LLC, a partnership between Future Cities and Concord Eastridge, will transform a 204-acre underutilized parcel into a sustainable and resilient community, called GreenCity, in Henrico County, Virginia. This $2.3-billion investment will result in the creation of a mixed-use ecodistrict that will …

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Pulse Flow Reverse Osmosis Offers Higher Water Recovery and Lower Brine Reject

As droughts and growing population affect water security around the globe, desalination becomes an increasingly important option. In communities searching for sustainable, long-term solutions, new technology can increase the efficiency of water treatment efforts.

Initially developed in the late 1950s, reverse osmosis (RO) desalination evolved into the leading desalination process. …

USDOT Announces up to $1.05B Financing for Capital Beltway Express Lanes Construction in Virginia

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA — The U.S. Department of Transportation announces that the Build America Bureau provided a $1.05-billion low interest loan to Capital Beltway Express, LLC to refinance an existing loan for the Capital Beltway express lanes and construction of a northern extension called the 495 NEXT Project.

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Army Corps to Receive $62M for Infrastructure, Disaster Relief Projects in Chesapeake Bay Region

BALTIMORE, MD — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, will receive approximately $62 million in supplemental funding to support critical missions over several years across the Chesapeake Bay region, including local dredging projects; completion of the District of Columbia flood risk management project; mitigation work associated with …

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Balfour Beatty, Branch Civil Honored by Carolinas AGC with Pinnacle Award for Best Heavy-Highway Project

MAYSVILLE, NC — Balfour Beatty and joint venture partner, Branch Civil, were honored by the Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) with its Pinnacle Award for the successful delivery of North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) US 17 Maysville Bypass project in Maysville, North Carolina. The project was named …

EPA to Provide WIFIA Loans Totaling $396M to Modernize Baltimore’s Water Infrastructure

BALTIMORE, MD — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces $396 million in Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) financing to the City of Baltimore. EPA’s WIFIA program will help fund projects to modernize water infrastructure across the city, focusing on supporting low-income communities and communities of color.

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Maryland DOT SHA Reconstructs I-270/MD 85 Interchange for Easier Commute to and from the Nation’s Capital

Frederick, Maryland is located north of Washington, DC, and is about a one-hour drive from the capital. The city is a bedroom community for DC and like others in that category, it has experienced strong growth. To keep traffic in the area flowing smoothly, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s …

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President Biden and USDOT Announce $1.2B for Highways in Rural Appalachia

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Biden and the U.S. Department of Transportation announce more than $1.2 billion for the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) toward the timely completion of designated corridors in 11 states in the Appalachian region.

Under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, annual funding for the ADHS will increase …

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Skanska Celebrates Topping-Out Milestone at UNC Hospitals Surgical Tower in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

DURHAM, NC — Global development and construction firm Skanska recently reached the significant “topping-out” milestone in the construction of UNC Hospitals Surgical Tower in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

A steel beam was signed by executive leaders and staff of UNC Hospitals, members of the UNC Health System, and the Skanska …

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Skanska Selected to Build New Central Energy Plant for Wake Technical Community College’s Eastern Wake 4.0 Campus

WENDELL, NC — Global development and construction firm Skanska announces it has been selected to construct a central energy plant for Wake Technical Community College’s seventh physical campus, Eastern Wake 4.0, in Wendell, North Carolina.

The name Eastern Wake 4.0 denotes the term Industry 4.0, a reference to a fourth …

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Charlotte Gateway Station Brings Intermodal Transportation to the Uptown Area

The new $135 million Charlotte Gateway Station will bring intermodal transportation center to the North Carolina city’s Uptown area.

“The project is undertaken as transformational to move the inter-city passenger rail station to Uptown Charlotte,” says Matthew Simmons, Deputy Director of the Rail Division at the North Carolina Department …

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Skanska Celebrates Topping-Out Milestone at Virginia Hospital Center Outpatient Pavilion Project in Arlington, Virginia

ARLINGTON, VA — Skanska USA recently reached the significant “topping-out” milestone in the construction of Virginia Hospital Center’s (VHC) new Outpatient Pavilion in Arlington, Virginia.

The topping-out signifies the placement of the highest structural feature, in this case a steel beam, on a project. Representatives from Skanska, VHC, and Skanska’s …

U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg Announces Over $241M in Grants for America’s Ports

PORTSMOUTH, VA — The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary announces the award of more than $241 million in discretionary grant funding for 25 projects to improve port facilities in 19 states and one territory through the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP).

These grants demonstrate rapid action on …

$50M Investment in Transportation Enhancements Announced for Baltimore's East-West Corridor

BALTIMORE, MD — The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) and the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) announce a partnership to facilitate faster and more reliable transit trips and strengthen multimodal connections along an east-west corridor that runs from the Fox Ridge community in eastern Baltimore …

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FHWA Selects Stantec-Led Joint Venture for Construction Management and Inspection Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) has selected the Stantec-Volkert-JMT Joint Venture to lead a five-year, $80-million shared capacity task order contract for construction management and inspection services. In this role, the team will support EFLHD in administering …

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University of Virginia’s Ivy Corridor Project Connects North and Central Grounds

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — As a prominent connection on the University of Virginia’s (UVA) campus and a designated entrance corridor for the City of Charlottesville, construction for Ivy Corridor is underway. The formerly underutilized site includes four blocks of property along Ivy Road between the Ivy-Emmet intersection and Copeley Road and …

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USDOT Announces up to $338.6M TIFIA Loan for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel - Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project

NORFOLK, VA — The U.S. Department of Transportation announces that its Build America Bureau (the Bureau) has provided a direct Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan in the amount of up to $338.6 million to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel District for the construction of the Parallel Thimble …

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Buttigieg Announces Nearly $1B in Grant Awards for America's Infrastructure

CHARLOTTE, NC — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announces that the Biden Administration will invest nearly $1 billion in American infrastructure through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grants program. The funding has been awarded to 90 projects in 47 states and the District of …

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Vermeer MV Solutions New Facility Officially Open

PIEDMONT, SC — Vermeer MV Solutions recently celebrated the grand opening of their new, 130,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Piedmont, South Carolina, with a ribbon-cutting event. Formerly known as McLaughlin Group, Inc., Vermeer MV Solutions has been a manufacturer of vacuum excavation innovation for 100 years.

In November 2018, Vermeer …

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West Virginia DOT Improves I-64 Over Kanawha River

Completing an infrastructure project involves coordinating multiple moving parts. For the Nitro-St. Albans I-64 Improvement project, which is taking place just outside of Charleston, West Virginia, the team has an excessive number of entities to coordinate. The West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) and the team assembled for the five-phase …

Balfour Beatty Awarded $57.8M to Deliver Air Force Communications Center at Joint Base Andrews

CAMP SPRINGS, MD — Balfour Beatty has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract of $57.8 million via Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command to deliver an Air Force Consolidated Communication Center at Joint Base Andrews in Camp Springs, Maryland. Once complete, the facility will bolster the nation’s defense capabilities in the area …

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New Safe and Efficient Infrastructure Coming to Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC — Global design firm Stantec, along with consultants Alta Planning + Design and SeamonWhiteside, have completed the master plan for Mount Pleasant Way in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, which has been approved by the town council. The plan includes designs to provide safe, viable, and …

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Skanska Breaks Ground on 17xM Office Tower

WASHINGTON, DC — Skanska, a global development and construction firm, recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest mixed-use development at 1700 M Street, Northwest. Skanska executives were joined by community members and local leaders at the site of the future 11-story, 334,000-square-foot trophy office building. Planned to deliver …

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Skanska to Begin Construction on New Mixed-Use Development in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Skanska, a global development and construction firm, recently released plans for OZMA, its 13-story, mixed-use development in Washington, D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood. A full provider, Skanska will finance, develop, and manage the construction of the project. Once completed in 2024, OZMA will feature 275 residential units with …

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Virginia DOT and Shirley Contracting Company Expand Route 7 Near Washington DC to Accommodate Growing Traffic

Located in Northern Virginia and part of the suburban ring of Washington DC, Fairfax County has experienced dynamic growth. The county, which is the economic powerhouse of the state, has seen an expansion of buildings and businesses. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is in the midst of a project …

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Balfour Beatty Successfully Completes Construction of The Jasper in Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC — Balfour Beatty has successfully completed construction for The Jasper, a new 12-story mixed-use building located in Charleston’s Harleston Village neighborhood. The new landmark property is set to become the city’s newest business center featuring office space, rental homes, and dining and retail options with views of the …

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Clark Delivers UMMC Midtown Outpatient Tower, Celebrates Grand Opening

BALTIMORE, MD — Clark Construction Group recently joined Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, representatives from the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), and city and state leaders to celebrate the grand opening of the University of Maryland Medical Center's (UMMC) Midtown Outpatient Tower in Baltimore, Maryland. Clark served as the general …

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Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Opens in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON D.C. — After three and a half years of construction, the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge recently opened to traffic. The new bridge, the largest infrastructure project in city history, spans nearly 1,500 feet with six lanes of traffic and bike lane and pedestrian access. Archer Western, a member …

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HGA Completes Capital One Hall at the Heart of Capital One Center in Tysons, Virginia

TYSONS, VA — National interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces the completion of Capital One Hall in Tysons, Virginia. At the heart of Capital One Center, a new mixed-use urban redevelopment spanning 24.5 acres, Capital One Hall recently opened with weekend performances by Josh Groban and Little Big Town.

Situated amidst …

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Innovative Congestion Management Project Relieves Bottlenecks on I-270 in Maryland

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration’s (MDOT SHA) Innovative Congestion Management (ICM) project to relieve bottlenecks on Interstate 270 from Frederick to Interstate 495, the Washington, D.C., Beltway, combines roadway improvements with real-time ramp metering to improve traffic flow along the corridor.

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USDOT Announces up to $1.66B TIFIA Loan for the New Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Project

HAMPTON ROADS, VA — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announces that its Build America Bureau has provided a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) direct loan in the amount of up to $1.66 billion to Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission (HRTAC) for the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (HRBT) …

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US Navy Selects WSM Pacific SIOP Joint Venture to Support West Coast Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, HI — Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Pacific has selected the WSM Pacific SIOP Joint Venture, comprising global engineering and design firms Stantec, WSP USA, and Moffatt & Nichol, to lead multidiscipline architect-engineer services as part of a five-year, $500-million single …

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Henrico County’s Mental Health East Center Wins USGBC Climate Champion Award

RICHMOND, VA — The Henrico County Mental Health and Developmental Services (MHDS) East Center was recently recognized as a USGBC Virginia Community Leader Award recipient: 2021 Climate Champion Award. These awards recognize local excellence in high-performance building design, environmental stewardship, community impact, and volunteerism.

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Lakeside Builders, LLC Sees Diversity as Key to Success

Owned and operated by Mick El-Massri, Lakeside Builders, LLC has grown with the city since its inception more than 25 years ago. As Charlotte evolved, so did Lakeside Builders. While the company originally did everything from start to finish – from site development to construction and property sales – …

Maryland DOT Releases Draft Six-Year Capital Budget for FY 2022 - FY 2027

HANOVER, MD — The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently released its Draft FY 2022 – FY 2027 Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP), which details MDOT's $16.4-billion six-year capital budget. The Draft CTP outlines investments in each of MDOT's transportation business units funded by the Transportation Trust Fund, including: Maryland Aviation …

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Skanska Announces Completion of Construction on Patterson High School and Claremont Middle/High School in Baltimore, Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD — Skanska USA announces the completion of the construction on the $88-million Patterson High School and Claremont Middle/High School project in Baltimore, Maryland. Skanska provided construction management for the 242,188-square-foot, three-story building which can accommodate more than 1,500 students. The new structure replaces the existing building, which Skanska …

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Skanska Breaks Ground on New Nine-Story Commercial Office Building, Retail, and Public Plaza in Arlington

ARLINGTON, VA — Skanska, a global development and construction firm, will soon break ground on its newest project, located at 3901 N Fairfax Drive. Once completed, the nine-story trophy building will feature 191,000 square feet of office space, and 10,000 square feet of retail space, in addition to an …

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Stantec Selected for Resilience Review for Naval Support Activity, Anne Arundel County, and City of Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS, MD — The United States Naval Support Activity (NSA), the City of Annapolis, and Anne Arundel County, Maryland have partnered to conduct a community resilience review to ensure continued function and ensure mission preparedness of the Annapolis-based United States Naval Academy. The cooperative partnership has selected leading global design …

AECOM Awarded Third Consecutive Environmental Remediation Contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

BALTIMORE, MD — AECOM announces that it has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to continue providing nationwide environmental remediation services through the MAMMS III contract. The multiple-award contract, with a shared program ceiling of $240 million, includes five base years and up to …

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Archer United JV Increases Capacity on I-26 with Midlands Connection Project

Aiming to increase capacity and improve safety on Interstate 26 between Little Mountain and Irmo, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has embarked on the $421 million Midlands Connection project.

“The interesting thing for the SCDOT is that this is the third largest contract that we have ever had,” …

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Doosan Bobcat Continues Expansion with Groundbreaking of $70M Manufacturing Campus in North Carolina

STATESVILLE, NC — Doosan Bobcat North America recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the start of construction for a new $70-million, 600,000-square-foot manufacturing, warehouse, and distribution addition to the current office and manufacturing complex in Statesville, North Carolina. The expansion project will double the facility’s footprint to nearly 1.2 …

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Officials Unveil New Circuit Courthouse in Howard County, Maryland

COLUMBIA, MD — Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and state and local officials recently cut the ribbon on the new Howard County Circuit Courthouse in Columbia, Maryland, part of the Baltimore metropolitan area. The 238,000-square-foot facility was completed on time and on budget, despite the pandemic, through Howard County’s first …

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SCDOT Moves Forward with Phase 2 of Carolina Crossroads

COLUMBIA, SC — The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announces that it is moving forward with a $127-million contract to build Phase 2 of the Carolina Crossroads project. This contract comes just three months after a $210-million contract for Phase 1 was awarded and brings the total amount currently …

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Skanska Selected for Carilion Clinic Franklin Memorial Hospital Operating Room Addition and Alterations

ROCKY MOUNT, VA –– Skanska USA has been selected to provide renovation and expansion services for Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital. Located in Rocky Mount, Virginia, the effort will include adding two new procedure rooms and providing two updated operating rooms to help the hospital meet patient needs and provide more …

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Industry Leaders Break Ground on Six New Schools as Part of Alternative Construction Financing Project

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MD — The Prince George’s County Education & Community Partners (PGCECP) broke ground on six new community schools as part of a multi-school delivery program for Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS). Through this alternative construction financing project, industry leaders will work together with district and community …

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Technical Foundations Brings Innovative Solutions to Challenging Sites

Technical Foundations has been providing specialty foundation contracting services along the Eastern Seaboard for 27 years, with a heavy focus on Virginia and the Carolinas. The contractor’s reputation for taking on unique projects is evident in its selection of equipment, the most recent of which was the rental of a …

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Announces the Selection of SmithGroup to Design Expansion

RICHMOND, VA — The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) in Richmond, Virginia, announces that SmithGroup, an integrated design firm, has been selected to lead the museum's upcoming expansion project. VMFA conducted a comprehensive international search for a design firm for the project that will address the growth of …

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Woolpert Designs Replacement for Capers Hall at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, SC — The Citadel contracted with Woolpert to be the architect of record for the Capers Hall Replacement Project at the Charleston, South Carolina, campus, providing architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and structural engineering. The overall project will cost an estimated $67 million and will raze and replace the …

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Project in South Carolina Receives Honorable Mention for the SEAA Project of the Year Awards

SUNNY ISLES, FL — A project in Charleston, South Carolina, has been named a recipient in the annual Project of the Year awards by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). One winner was selected in each of four categories based on the dollar amount of the erection contract. Honorable …

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Skanska Selected to Build Radford University’s $80.5M Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity

RADFORD, VA — Global construction and development firm, Skanska, has been selected to build Radford University’s new Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity (CAIC). Located in Radford, Virginia, the $80.5-million, 177,917-square-foot building will replace the existing space for the College of Visual and Performing Arts and create interdisciplinary student …

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Virginia DOT Undertakes Largest Highway Construction Project in its History with $3.3B Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion

To ease a daily commuter backup averaging six miles – and even greater congestion during the peak summer season – the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) undertook the largest highway construction project in the history of the Commonwealth. The $3.3 billion Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion project between Norfolk and …

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VRE Advancing L’Enfant Station and Fourth Track Expansion, Contributing to Virginia Rail Vision

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Virginia Railway Express (VRE) launched the alternatives analysis and concept design phase for the L’Enfant Station and Fourth Track project. When complete, this project will replace the existing side-platform commuter station with an island platform, allowing for bi-directional service and operational flexibility. This project will also add …

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Capital One Hall Set to Open in Fall 2021

TYSONS, VA — Capital One Hall in Tysons, Virginia is the heart of Capital One Center, a new 24.5 acre, mixed-use urban redevelopment of Capital One’s corporate headquarters that is set to open in the fall of 2021.

Situated within the growing Tysons East neighborhood, a residential and commercial district, …

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Doosan Bobcat to Invest $70M to Add Jobs and Expand Manufacturing Operations in Statesville, North Carolina

WEST FARGO, ND — Doosan Bobcat North America announces plans for a $70-million expansion of its Statesville, North Carolina, manufacturing facility. The company plans to construct an additional 580,000 square feet for its manufacturing operations, which will create 250 new, full-time jobs over the next five years in Iredell County. …

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HGA Renovates Salvation Army Headquarters to Support Organization’s Mission

ALEXANDRIA, VA — HGA announces the completion of the renovation of The Salvation Army’s (TSA) National Headquarters in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. The 40,000-square-foot headquarters, originally designed by HGA in the 1980s, was in need of an interior refresh and modern advancements to more effectively support the organization’s mission and …

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South Carolina DOT Moves Forward with Carolina Crossroads Phase 1

COLUMBIA, SC — Secretary of Transportation Christy A. Hall has signed the contract for the Carolina Crossroads Phase I project in Columbia. The signing formalizes the partnership between the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and the Archer-United joint venture (Archer Western and United Infrastructure) for the Phase …

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Three Maryland Capital Beltway Bridge Projects Under Way

Three replacement bridges on the heavily traveled Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County in Maryland are under construction and expected to open by the end of the year.

“These bridge projects will help provide a safe, reliable and efficient transportation network for all who live in and travel through Prince …

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US 21 Bridge Over Harbor River in Beaufort County Opens With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

BEAUFORT, SC — The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new bridge along US 21 (Sea Island Parkway) over the Harbor River in Beaufort County. Speakers included State Senator George E. Campsen III of District 43, State Representative Michael F. Rivers Sr. …

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VHB Leads Project Improving Pedestrian Mobility in National Landing

ARLINGTON, VA — VHB officially kicked off the conceptual design and environmental review phase for the pedestrian, bicycle, and micromobility connection project between Crystal City/National Landing and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Arlington County, Virginia. This project, also known as CC2DCA, is intended to meet the growing need …

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Washington, DC’s First World War I Memorial Celebrates Opening with First Colors Ceremony

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington, D.C.’s first World War I Memorial recently celebrated its grand opening with a live broadcast First Colors Ceremony. The United States World War I Centennial Commission, the Doughboy Foundation, the National Parks Service, and the American Battle Monuments Commission gathered together virtually with people across the …

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Hensel Phelps Completes Construction on Baltimore Washington International Airport Concourse A Five Gate Extension

BALTIMORE, MD — Hensel Phelps and the Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) celebrate completion of the new Concourse A Five Gate Extension at Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI). Completed in 16 months, the new gates support MAA’s continued growth and expansion.

The design of the expansion mimics the existing Concourse A …

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I-70 Bridge Renovation Project Underway in West Virginia

At just over 14 miles long, West Virginia's segment of Interstate 70 is the shortest among all the states the highway crosses on its route from Utah to Maryland. Even so, the portion of I-70, which crosses the northern panhandle of West Virginia through Ohio County and the city of …

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Bizzack Construction Partners with Virginia DOT for Multiphase Corridor Q Program

When the economy is going through a downturn, politicians often look to infrastructure projects to stimulate it. The goal is to get people working and money flowing through the system – while striving to improve the country’s poorly rated infrastructure. Beyond the near immediate economic impact infrastructure has, there are …

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Dewberry Breaks Ground on Town of Vienna Police Station

VIENNA, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that construction has begun on the Town of Vienna’s Police Station in Vienna, Virginia.

The firm provided architectural design services for the new 29,441-square-foot building. The existing police building is being demolished, and the site will be redeveloped …

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UMA to Break North Carolina DOT Record for Largest Square Footage of Soil Nail Wall

COLFAX, NC — UMA Geotechnical Construction, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, is working on a project that will become the largest square footage of soil nail walls done under a single contract in North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) history. The contractor is on track …

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Commercial, Financial Close Reached for Prince George’s County Public Schools Alternative Construction Financing Project

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MD — Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and Prince George’s County Education & Community Partners (PGCECP) announce commercial and financial close on the alternative construction financing project to design, build, finance, and maintain six public schools in Prince George’s County, Maryland, making it the first jurisdiction …

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Hensel Phelps Awarded the CM-At-Risk Terminal Modernization Project at Asheville Regional Airport

ASHEVILLE, NC — The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) awards Hensel Phelps the CM-at-Risk Terminal Modernization project at the Asheville Regional Airport in Asheville, North Carolina. The CM-at-Risk project will expand and modernize the existing single story, seven gate terminal building to a two-story building with a minimum of …

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Massive I-85 Widening Project Increases Capacity in Northwest South Carolina

A massive road widening project is taking place in South Carolina. The I-85 widening project stretches 29 miles from Spartanburg County in northwest South Carolina to the North Carolina border.

The heavily trafficked interstate, which runs from Virginia to Alabama, is particularly congested in the area where the widening is …

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Stantec Celebrates Opening of Virginia’s Tallest Twin Bridges

BREAKS, VA — Global design firm Stantec celebrates the opening of the US Route 460 Connector Phase I Project, which includes the tallest twin bridges in Virginia at 265 feet. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) design-build project begins at the Kentucky state line and proceeds one mile east as …

Balfour Beatty Receives EIC Eagle Award for Parker Poe Interior Buildout Project

CHARLOTTE, NC — Balfour Beatty has been recognized by the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Carolinas Chapter with its Excellence in Construction (EIC) Eagle Award for Parker Poe law firm’s interior buildout project.

Parker Poe’s interior buildout project features a 83,000-square-foot, three-floor upfit for the law firm’s newly relocated headquarters …

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HDR Projects in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina Receive National Recognition

NORFOLK, VA — The American Council of Engineering Companies has recognized HDR projects in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina with national awards. The three projects were winners of the Grand Award, Honor Award, and National Recognition Award.

Grand Award
Virginia Initiative Plant Nutrient Reduction Improvement, Norfolk, Virginia

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New Geometric Design to Boost Safety on MD 3 in Prince George’s County

In August 2018, construction commenced on a $2.9 million project on MD 3 (Crain Highway), along a half-mile stretch between Forest Drive and Sylvan Drive in Bowie, Maryland’s fifth-largest city. Ardent Construction, LLC out of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is the prime contractor on what is officially known as the MD 3 …

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Stantec Earns Top Engineering Design Award for North Carolina’s First Continuous Flow Intersection

CHARLOTTE, NC — Stantec has earned a top engineering design award for work supporting Corning Optical in accommodating increased traffic around the development of its new headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. The global design firm was recognized with The Grand Conceptor award — the top prize — by the American …

Balfour Beatty Awarded $127M to Renovate Historic Randall School in Southwest DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Balfour Beatty has been awarded $127 million for the delivery of Museum Place on behalf of JV MPDC, LLC, a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group and Mitsui Fudosan American, Inc. The redevelopment project will renovate the historic Randall School, creating an arts …

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Groundbreaking at Trenton Mill Lofts Marks Continued Growth in Revitalizing North Carolina’s Downtown Areas

GASTONIA, NC — Kaufman Lynn Construction recently broke ground for the Trenton Mill Lofts, located in the heart of Gastonia’s Franklin Urban Sports and Entertainment (FUSE) District. Trenton Mill Lofts will serve the rising number of North Carolinians choosing to live in smaller cities like Gastonia, considered a vital corridor …

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HDR Project Recognized at Bentley’s 2020 Year in Infrastructure Virtual Awards Gala

RALEIGH, NC — An HDR project in North Carolina received global recognition with this year’s Bentley Year in Infrastructure Awards. The Marc Basnight Bridge (Bonner Bridge Replacement) received an Advancing Project and Asset Longevity Special Recognition award.

Open to all Bentley software users, the Bentley Year in Infrastructure Awards program …

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North Carolina DOT Aids Interconnectivity With Macy Grove Road Improvements

Keep the traffic moving. That’s the goal that the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has for the Macy Grove Road Improvements project. The project is taking place in and around the town of Kernersville (population of approximately 25,000), which is in the north central part of the state and …

North Carolina DOT Completes Major Mountain Highway Project

SPRUCE PINE, NC — North Carolina Department of Transportation officials announced the completion of a major project to widen eight miles of U.S. 19E from its intersection with N.C. 80 in Yancey County to the multi-lane section of highway just west of Spruce Pine in Mitchell County.

The end result …

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Prince George’s County Education & Community Partners Selected for Schools Alternative Construction Financing Project

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MD — Following a competitive procurement process, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) has selected Prince George’s County Education & Community Partners as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain six public schools in Prince George’s County, Maryland, as part of an alternative delivery …

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USGBC North Carolina and USGBC South Carolina Share Sustainable Business Awards Winners

RALEIGH, NC — The U.S. Green Building Council of North Carolina and the U.S. Green Building Council of South Carolina communities share the 2020 Carolinas Sustainable Business Awards winners.

The Sustainable Business Awards promote and recognize excellence in sustainable design, environmental stewardship, and community impact, and highlight the green building …

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Virginia Launches Largest Infrastructure Project in Commonwealth's History

HAMPTON, VA — Governor Ralph Northam recently joined the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and state and local leaders to break ground on the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion Project. The $3.8-billion project will increase tunnel and interstate capacity along 9.9 miles of Interstate 64 between Hampton and Norfolk, reducing …

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Capitol Crossing Project Receives USGBC National Capital Region Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Capitol Crossing - 200 Massachusetts Avenue was recently awarded the 2020 Community Leader Award for Innovative Design, New Construction-Commercial by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) National Capital Region chapter. Dewberry provided mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering …

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Dewberry Awarded Engineering Services Contract for Berkeley County Infrastructure Improvements

BERKELEY COUNTY, WV — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that it has been selected to provide engineering services for the Berkeley County Public Service Water District’s (Berkeley Water) water distribution system in Berkeley County, West Virginia.

Task orders may include water modeling and capital planning, new …

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Doosan Adds Three New Locations to Serve South Carolina Customers

GREENVILLE, SC — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, is partnering with Gateway Dealer Network to add three locations in South Carolina. In addition to providing increased service and support for customers, these new locations will offer more access to buy or rent Doosan equipment.

The newest additions, with locations …

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I-81 Corridor Program Will Ease Congestion and Improve Safety

Aiming to improve safety and enhance reliability, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has launched the 325-mile-long Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Program.

“A sustainable investment of this magnitude along the Interstate 81 Corridor ensures that we can enhance the quality of life for Virginians, meet increasing freight demands, and increase …

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Skanska to Provide Construction Management Oversight for $111.7M UVA Alderman Library Renovation and Expansion

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — Skanska USA has been selected to work on the $111.7-million renovation and expansion of the University of Virginia’s historic Alderman Library. Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, the effort to repair and replace many aspects of the existing library is the first major transformation since the library was constructed …

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USGBC North Carolina and South Carolina Announce 2020 Carolinas Sustainable Business Awards Finalists

RALEIGH, NC — The U.S. Green Building Council of North Carolina and the U.S. Green Building Council of South Carolina communities share the 2020 Carolinas Sustainable Business Awards finalists.

The Sustainable Business Awards promote and recognize excellence in sustainable design, environmental stewardship, and community impact, and highlight the green building …

Dewberry Awarded Construction Management Contract for Virginia Railway Express Improvements

QUANTICO, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that it has been selected to provide construction management services (CM) for the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Quantico Station Improvements project. This American Public Infrastructure project is one of many VRE planned enhancements for its existing 19 stations …

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District DOT and Virginia Mark Milestone of Long Bridge Project to Expand Regional Rail Transportation Network

WASHINGTON, D.C. — D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Virginia Governor Ralph S. Northam, through their respective transportation agencies, announce a major milestone for the Long Bridge Project to expand passenger and commercial rail capacity along the east coast. The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the Virginia Department of Rail …

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North Carolina DOT Widens I-26 for a Better Route Near Asheville Passage

The Blue Ridge Mountains, which are part of the Appalachian Trail, extend over 600 miles. They run north to Pennsylvania and south to Georgia. Near the mountains is Asheville, North Carolina, and I-26. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is widening the highly traveled interstate to free up congestion …

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Three North Carolina Transportation Projects Among Best in Southeast

RALEIGH, NC — Three transportation projects in North Carolina are among the best in the Southeast, according to a regional transportation organization.

The Surf City Bridge Replacement, the Marc Basnight Bridge/Herbert C. Bonner Bridge Replacement, and a project to use drones to deliver health care supplies were recognized with America’s …

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Virginia DOT's I-81 Operational Improvements Receive National Recognition for Operations Excellence

RICHMOND, VA — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has been named a Top 12 national finalist in the America’s Transportation Awards competition sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. VDOT’s I-81 Corridor Operations Expansion Program won in …

Dewberry Awarded Quality Assurance Contract for Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion

HAMPTON, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that it will be providing quality assurance (QA) for the entire $3.8-billion Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) project.

The HRBT project is the largest construction project in Virginia and the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) history and is …

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Elkridge Library/DIY Center Parking Area Selects Belgard’s Aqualine Permeable Pavers as Project Attains LEED Gold Certification

ELKRIDGE, MD — Howard County’s Elkridge Library and DIY Education Center, a 35,000-square-foot endeavor, exemplifies an evolving and more expansive approach to library design. Interspersed among traditional bookshelves, marine-themed exhibits now guide visitors through the geological wonders of Maryland’s 39-mile Patapsco River, which has historical and economic impacts dating back …

Gov. Justice Announces $20M in Paving Projects Across West Virginia

HARRISON COUNTY, WV — Gov. Jim Justice recently joined leaders with the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) for an event at North Central West Virginia Airport, where he announced that more than $20 million will be spent on paving projects, all across the state, as part of the Governor's …

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Liebherr USA, Co. Offers First Look Inside its New Headquarters

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — The newly expanded Liebherr USA, Co. corporate headquarters is open in Newport News, Virginia. The $60-million expansion features a 60,000-square-foot administrative building, an 82,000-square-foot workshop and training facility, a 92,000-square-foot parts distribution warehouse with retail operations, a guardhouse, and a one-story, 7,500-square-foot wash bay building.

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South Carolina’s Historic Harbor River Bridge Gets an Upgrade

Some pieces of infrastructure have been around for so long that they are more than a way to enable traffic to flow: they are part of history. However, sometimes current needs take precedence over nostalgia and the modern infrastructure benefits all parties. The Harbor River Bridge project in South Carolina …

Transportation Projects Honored in 2020 North Carolina DOT Mobi Awards

RALEIGH, NC — The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently honored communities that developed the state’s best multimodal projects, including a public transportation service in Shelby and a bridge with a multi-use path connecting Surf City to Topsail Island.

The NCDOT Mobi Awards, which started last year, honor transportation …

U.S. Transportation Secretary Chao Announces Over $273M in Grants to 184 Airports in 41 States, Six Territories

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announces that the Trump Administration will award more than $273 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 41 states and the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall …

Virginia DOT Awarded More Than $4.5M in Federal Grants

RICHMOND, VA — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) was recently awarded two federal grants totaling more than $4.5 million to enhance safety, improve congestion and incident management, and predict parking availability.

“With these grant awards, the federal government recognizes the Commonwealth’s commitment to developing innovative solutions to transportation challenges,” …

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Bourn Environmental Utilizes GNSS Technology to Restore Piney Run

Any self-respecting Marylander will tell you that the Chesapeake Bay is far more than just a food source for the state’s world-famous crab cakes. It is something of a focal point for the area’s eco-structure. Ensure the viability of the Bay and its watershed, it is widely believed, and the …

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CII and MIMOSA Join Forces to Move Interoperability Forward for Capital Projects

AUSTIN, TX — CII and MIMOSA announce their collaboration to adopt and progress the standards for an open, vendor neutral digital ecosystem supporting data and systems interoperability in capital projects, operations, and maintenance enabling digital transformation of the full asset lifecycle.

The MOU establishes the basis for a CII/MIMOSA Joint …

City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department Selects Dewberry for 2020 Contract

RALEIGH, NC — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that it has been selected to provide on-call engineering design services by the City of Raleigh’s Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources (PRCR) department. The firm has held the contract for the last four years.

Under the contract, the …

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Four Lanes of Belmont Ridge Road at the Dulles Greenway Open in Ashburn

ASHBURN, VA — Drivers on Belmont Ridge Road now have four travel lanes at the Dulles Greenway (Route 267), according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Belmont Ridge Road now has two lanes in each direction at the Dulles Greenway interchange, with two-foot shoulders on both sides. On the …

I-40 Project Advances to Paving in Pigeon River Gorge

SYLVA, NC — More than half of the construction is complete on a major project to rehabilitate the westernmost 15 miles of Interstate 40 in North Carolina.

A new phase of work recently began when crews from Harrison Construction began milling out old asphalt and placing a new surface from …

Perini Management Services, Inc. Awarded Two Task Orders at Camp Lejeune Collectively Valued at $34M

JACKSONVILLE, NC — Tutor Perini Corporation, a civil, building, and specialty construction company, announces that its subsidiary, Perini Management Services, Inc., has been awarded two fixed-price task orders collectively valued at approximately $34 million by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic District, for work at Marine Corps Base …

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USGBC Virginia Celebrates 2020 Community Leader Award Winners

RICHMOND, VA — USGBC Virginia announces the winners of the 2020 Community Leader Awards, which recognize the people and projects leading the way to a greener future for all in Virginia. 84 attendees from across the state came together for an online ceremony honoring the recipients.

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AMT’s Oxford Conservation Park Wins Honor Award Through ASLA Potomac Chapter

ROCKVILLE, MD — At its virtual Awards Gala, the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recognized nine projects with professional awards. The online audience also learned from Paul Tukey, Chief Sustainability Officer of The Glenstone Museum, during his keynote address: The Moral Importance of Landscape Design. …

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces Winners of 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award

ORANGE PARK, FL — Twelve departments of transportation (DOTs) were named winners of the 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award (PPA) by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA). This is a record number of PPAs awarded in a single year since the awards were first presented in 2001. The award celebrates long-life asphalt …

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CenterPoint Earns LEED Certification for 226 GSP Logistics Parkway in Greer, South Carolina

GREER, SC — CenterPoint Properties announces 226 GSP Logistics Parkway in Greer, South Carolina has been LEED-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

“Our team delivered on CenterPoint’s mission to build and reposition properties that not only have the modern amenities today’s industrial tenants need, but also give them …

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Complete 540 to Close the Outer Loop Around Raleigh

There has been quick expansion in and around the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, and planners expect the pace to continue. Such growth leads to greater usage of roadways ultimately requiring an increase in capacity. This growth led to the beginning of the Complete 540 project.

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Hensel Phelps Awarded WMATA Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) recently awarded two design-build contracts to Hensel Phelps.

The Bladensburg Bus Garage, located in Washington, D.C., includes the demolition of an existing structure, site preparation, and construction of the new Bladensburg Bus Operations and Maintenance facility. The new facility …

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KBS Project Teams Honored for Excellence

RICHMOND, VA — KBS recognized two project teams for displaying excellence in quality and safety standards.

The South Falls team was given the Excellence in Safety award. The team includes: Gary Williams, Project Manager; Ben Khandan-Barani, Project Engineer; Scott Stallard, Norman Stallings, and Swain Priest, …

Maryland Contractor Unveils New COVID ICU for Veterans

WALDORF, MD — Hamilton Pacific Chamberlain (HPC), a general contractor headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland, recently completed the construction of an isolation unit within the Baltimore VAMC. The project, which was part of a federal undertaking to combat the spread of COVID-19, was an emergency project that was completed within 35 …

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RMF’s NIST Master Plan Project Wins American Planning Association Award

GAITHERSBURG, MD — RMF’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Master Plan project recently won an American Planning Association (APA) Honor Award for Outstanding Federal Planning. Located on NIST’s Gaithersburg Campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland, the project was sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the …

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South Carolina 277 Bridge Project Progressing Well with Tight Teamwork

Replacing the SC 277 northbound bridge over Interstate 77 in Richland County has required teamwork and careful preparation.

“It’s a unique bridge,” says John Burns, at the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT). “This bridge has a technical aspect to it, because it is on a large radius and …

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Thornton Tomasetti Employees from Washington D.C. and Austin, Texas, Receive American Concrete Institute Design Award

RESTON, VA — Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Managing Principal Mark J. Tamaro, PE, LEED AP, and Senior Engineer Jennifer Greenawalt, PE, SE, of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and Principal Zachary D. Kates, PE, LEED AP BD+C of its Austin office have received …

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Burns & McDonnell Moves to New Office in Chesapeake to Accommodate Expansion

CHESAPEAKE, VA — To make room for expansion — doubling the size of its local workforce within the next three years — Burns & McDonnell has relocated operations in Chesapeake, Virginia.

The engineering, construction, and architecture firm's new office is within the Liberty Executive Office Park. The new 27,000-square-foot office …

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Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center Now Open

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center is complete and delivering care to cancer patients in Washington, D.C. and the broader Mid-Atlantic region. Stantec, a global design firm recognized for its Particle Therapy Center of Excellence, led the architectural and interior designs of the 80,000-square-foot facility with …

Moseley Architects South Carolina Presence Grows

CHARLESTON, SC — Moseley Architects, an architecture and engineering firm, is expanding its footprint and establishing a new office in Charleston, South Carolina. Like the firm's other locations, this office will provide clients with professional architecture and engineering services for educational, collegiate, municipal, senior living, and housing projects.

"Establishing …

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South Carolina DOT Provides Update on Strategic 10-Year Plan

COLUMBIA, SC — The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has increased its work program with $3.2 billion in construction projects statewide, according to Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall, who recently updated the South Carolina Senate Transportation Committee on the agency's strategic 10-year plan to improve South Carolina's roads …

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Stantec-Designed I-70 Bridges Project Kicks Off in West Virginia and Ohio

CHARLESTON, WV — The Interstate 70 Bridges Project, with design led by global design firm Stantec, has kicked off construction in West Virginia and Ohio, on behalf of the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH). As part of the $214-million project to enhance and preserve the life of structures …

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USGBC Maryland Celebrates 2020 Community Leader Award Winners at Wintergreen

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Maryland Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC Maryland) community announces its 2020 Leadership Awards recipients at the annual Wintergreen networking and awards event. More than 115 green building advocates from across Maryland came together at the Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore, Maryland, to …

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Virginia DOT Celebrates Opening of Jones Branch Connector

TYSONS, VA — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Fairfax County recently celebrated a joint effort to construct a crucial new link for drivers, transit users, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

Scotts Crossing Road, a half-mile of new roadway and bridges over the Capital Beltway from Jones Branch Drive to Route …

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Atrium Health Pineville, Rodgers Builders Break Ground on New Patient Tower

PINEVILLE, NC — In order to enhance high quality, convenient access to care for the residents of North and South Carolina, Atrium Health has broken ground on a new patient tower at its hospital in Pineville.

The new tower at Atrium Health Pineville, which is being built by Rodgers Builders …

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Barnhill Honored with CAGC's Excellence Award for Capital Broadcasting Corp./WRAL Renovation Project

RALEIGH, NC — Barnhill Contracting Company was honored with a Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) Construction Excellence Award for their work on the Capitol Broadcasting/WRAL Headquarters project in Raleigh, North Carolina. The award was presented during the CAGC Annual Conference in Aruba and recognizes projects that illustrate best practice and …

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Courtland High School Wins VSBA Gold Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The renewal and transformation of Courtland High School for Spotsylvania County Public Schools has been recognized with a Gold Award from the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA). The project, which was designed by Quinn Evans, also received the VSBA’s People’s Choice Award.

The circa-1980 high school …

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ECU Student Center Honored with CAGC Construction Excellence Award

GREENVILLE, NC — The joint venture team of TA Loving/Barnhill Contracting Company was honored with a Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) Construction Excellence Award for their work on the East Carolina University Student Union project in Greenville, North Carolina. The award was presented during the CAGC Annual Conference …

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Joint Venture of Skanska-Corman-McLean Selected to Build Replacement for Harry W. Nice/Thomas Middleton Bridge

NEWBURG, MD — The joint venture, led by Skanska along with Corman Kokosing Construction Company and McLean Contracting Company, announce they will design and build the replacement for the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge, which connects Newburg, Maryland and Dahlgren, Virginia, across the Potomac River. …

Maryland DOT Projects Win Awards at Annual Maryland Quality Initiative Conference

BALTIMORE, MD — Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) projects received 17 awards at the recent Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) conference at the Baltimore Convention Center. The MdQI Awards of Excellence recognized project teams and private sector partners for exceptional projects in 2019.

MdQI, a consortium of agencies and associations representing …

RATIO, Henning Larsen to Design the City of Raleigh's Phase One: East Civic Tower

RALEIGH, NC — RATIO expands its North American portfolio with the win of Phase One of the Civic Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. As part of the city’s strategic plan, Phase One consists of the East Civic Tower, a city hall that will consolidate city functions and feature public service …

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Aeronautics Commission Hands Out Airport Improvement Grants

CHARLESTON, WV — Gov. Jim Justice and leaders with the West Virginia Aeronautics Commission (WVAC) announce that a combined total of $388,203 in grant funding has been secured for airports across the state. The grants were approved during the WVAC’s latest meeting.

“I’ve said over and over that our airports …

Construction Continues on Complete 540

RALEIGH, NC — The North Carolina Department of Transportation continues work on construction of the Triangle Expressway extension (N.C. 540), the Complete 540 project. Activities scheduled to take place in the coming weeks include:

  • Building of a construction entrance on the north side of Sunset Lake Road in order to …
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Hampton Roads Academy Opens New Dining Hall and Lower School Wing

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Hampton Roads Academy recently celebrated the official opening of the Mary and Larry Pope Dining Hall, Rona and Erwin Drucker Lower School and the Martha H. Patten Hydroponics Lab.

W.M. Jordan Company provided construction management on the new 400-seat full-service dining hall, new Lower School wing …

USDOT Announces up to $501.5M Loan for the Complete 540 Project in Raleigh

RALEIGH, NC — U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide up to a $501.5-million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the North Carolina Turnpike Authority (NCTA) to help finance the Complete 540 Project in the …

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HDR Celebrates Groundbreaking of Virginia Hospital Center Outpatient Pavilion

ARLINGTON, VA — HDR recently joined Virginia Hospital Center, Hammes Company and the Arlington community to celebrate the groundbreaking of the VHC Outpatient Pavilion and parking garage. Designed to promote increased patient satisfaction, the seven-story new tower will add space for outpatient surgery, imaging, physical therapy and medical offices while …

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ICRI Announces 2019 Project of the Year and Awards of Excellence Winners

SAINT PAUL, MN — The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) announces the winners of its 2019 Project Awards. The Ile-aux-Tourtes Bridge Rehabilitation was chosen as the ICRI 2019 Project of the Year. This year, three finalists were chosen, and the winner was announced at an awards ceremony.

ICRI awarded seven …

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South Carolina DOT Opens Final Ramp of 85/385 Gateway Project

GREENVILLE, SC — South Carolina Secretary of Transportation Christy A. Hall recently announced the opening of the final, new ramp of the 85/385 Gateway Project during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Greenville, South Carolina.

"We are excited to deliver the final configuration of this new, modern interchange to the more than …

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Stantec Selected as Lead Designer for I-64 Widening Project in West Virginia

CABELL COUNTY, WV — Global design firm Stantec has been selected to lead design for the I-64 widening project in Cabell County, West Virginia. As part of the $71.7-million design-build project, approximately 2.5 miles of the four-lane interstate will be widened to six or eight lanes and five overpass bridges …

USDOT Announces up to $502.9M Loan for Infrastructure Projects in Hampton Roads, Virginia

HAMPTON ROADS, VA — U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Build America Bureau will provide up to a $502.9-million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission (HRTAC) in Virginia to help finance several …

Gov. Justice Approves Award of I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge Project

PUTNAM COUNTY, WV — While overlooking the Interstate 64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge, Gov. Jim Justice and leaders from the West Virginia Department of Transportation announced that the contract for the major project to expand and revamp the I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge has been awarded to the joint venture of Brayman …

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North Carolina DOT Awards Contract for Rockingham Bypass

RALEIGH, NC — State transportation officials have awarded a contract to begin constructing an interstate bypass of Rockingham in Richmond County. Vecellio & Grogan Inc. of Beckley, West Virginia, was awarded the contract at $146.1 million.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) proposes to construct a 7.2-mile bypass on …

North Carolina DOT Secures BUILD Grant to Reconstruct Part of I-95

RALEIGH, NC — Because of a $22.5-million federal grant recently awarded, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) plans to widen and improve 27 miles of Interstate 95 in Robeson and Cumberland counties. It is the second major federal grant the NCDOT has received since the summer of 2018 to …

Seven Highway Projects Win National Roadway Safety Awards

GARFIELD COUNTY, WA — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Roadway Safety Foundation honored seven highway safety projects in five states with National Roadway Safety Awards as part of a biennial program to highlight successful approaches to improving roadway safety at the state and local level.

“While our roads …

Skanska to Build New UNC Hospitals Surgical Tower in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, NC — Global development and construction firm Skanska announces it will construct the new UNC Hospitals’ Surgical Tower located in the center of the UNC Healthcare campus. The 335,000-square-foot project will cost $257 million, and Skanska is providing preconstruction and construction management at risk services. When completed in …

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Announces $900M Historic Investment in American Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces that the Trump Administration will invest $900 million in American infrastructure through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. The funding has been awarded to 55 projects in 35 states.

“The administration is targeting BUILD Transportation …

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West Virginia DOH Leaders Preview Major I-64 Project Between Merritts Creek and Huntington Mall

BARBOURSVILLE, WV — Leaders from the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH), including Deputy Commissioner of Highways Jimmy Wriston, PE, hosted members of the media for a press conference to preview the upcoming interstate widening project between the Merritts Creek and Huntington Mall exits on I-64 in Barboursville.

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Balfour Beatty Awarded $203M Contract by North Carolina DOT for U.S. 70 Improvement Project

WILMINGTON, NC — Balfour Beatty has been awarded a $203-million design-build contract by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to improve traffic on a 5.1-mile stretch of U.S. 70 in James City in Craven County. The project will upgrade the section of U.S. 70, which is one of the …

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CenterPoint Achieves LEED-NC Certification for Distribution Facility in Greer, South Carolina

OAK BROOK, IL – CenterPoint Properties announces the achievement of LEED-NC (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – New Construction) Certification for 220 GSP Logistics Parkway in Greer, South Carolina.

The distribution facility, which spans over 700,000 square feet, features energy-efficient installations that minimize environmental impact and reduce utility costs. …

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Clancy & Theys Celebrates Opening of North Ridge Elementary School

RALEIGH, NC — North Ridge Elementary School Principal Rob Soutter recently welcomed students, staff and parents to the new, two-story, 115,000-square-foot school built by Clancy & Theys. The old school campus, originally built in 1967, consisted of exterior, covered walkways that potentially left the children cold or wet when …

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Construction Begins on Interchange at Route 7 and Battlefield Parkway

LEESBURG, VA — State and local partners recently broke ground on a new interchange and other improvements to East Market Street (Route 7) that will increase capacity, improve safety and traffic flow and provide new options for cyclists and pedestrians.

The project includes replacing the traffic signal at East Market …

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Gov. Justice Celebrates Progress of Roads to Prosperity Program as Bridge Project Nears Completion

BRIDGEPORT, WV — From a grassy hill, overlooking construction on the U.S. Navy PO 1st Class Kevin S. Rux Memorial Bridge in Bridgeport, Gov. Jim Justice and leaders with the West Virginia Department of Transportation held an event to celebrate the amount of road work that has been completed in …

Maryland DOT and Business Units Have Won Nearly 300 Awards Since January 2015

HANOVER, MD — From a project that replaced an antiquated Eastern Shore bridge to another that established a one-stop shop for payment of vehicle insurance fees, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues to win acclaim for its initiatives and innovations. Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn announces that MDOT has …

USDOT Announces $157M in Infrastructure Grants to 34 Airports

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) will award $157 million in airport infrastructure grants to 34 airports in 19 states, plus the U.S. Virgin Islands. This is the sixth allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Federal Aviation …

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DLR Group Designs Maury Elementary School Renovation in Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Community members recently gathered with students and staff to celebrate the official opening of the newly-renovated Maury Elementary School. DLR Group’s design offers 21st century educational spaces to enhance learning and, in response to a growing student population, includes a significant addition that expands the building’s …

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Infrastructure Projects Named as Finalists in Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure Awards Program

COLUMBIA, SC — Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction and operations of infrastructure, recently announced its finalists in Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program. The annual awards program honors the work of Bentley software users advancing …

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FRA Announces More Than $326M in Grants to Support Railroad Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announces the recipients of more than $326 million in grant funds under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program and the Special Transportation Circumstances Program, for a variety of state and local railroad infrastructure projects. …

Parking Garage, Office Building, Two Airports Win Steel Project Awards

WINSTON-SALEM, NC — Three steel erection companies were presented with Project of the Year awards by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). Chosen by an independent panel of judges, the companies received their honors at SEAA’s 2019 Annual Convention, held in Concord, North Carolina. Submissions were accepted for projects …

USDOT Announces $321.4M for Federal Lands and Tribal Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration announces recipients of $321.4 million in Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP) grants. These are the first grants awarded under the program and will help build and repair roads and bridges that serve tribal or …

Chapin, South Carolina Wins 2019 Dire States Grant for East Chapin Sewer Force Main Project

CHAPIN, SC — CASE Construction Equipment has awarded the $25,000 Dire States Equipment Grant to Chapin, South Carolina for the East Chapin Sewer Force Main Project. The project will install a new parallel force main to relieve pressures in the service area on the existing sewer force main and pump …

Hill International Awarded Multiple-Facility Contract from The Aerospace Corporation

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Hill International, a construction consulting firm, announces it was selected to provide owner authorized representative services for multiple facilities for The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace). Aerospace is a national nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center that supports military, civil and commercial programs …

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Milestone Reached on New Liebherr USA Co. Headquarters Construction Project

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — The final piece of structural steel was recently installed at the Liebherr USA, Co. new headquarters building — a significant construction milestone. Work is on schedule for completion in 2020. The project will house Liebherr USA, Co. employees working in administration, finance, marketing, human resources, …

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Two Bridges over Norfolk Southern Railroad now Allow for Two-Way Traffic

NOKESVILLE, VA — The historic wrought-iron truss bridge and the recently constructed one-lane bridge carrying Aden Road (Route 646) over the Norfolk Southern Railroad have reopened to traffic, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

The old truss bridge was rehabilitated and reinstalled to improve safety for drivers, to …

USDOT Announces $705.7M in Emergency Relief for Road and Bridge Repairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announces more than $705.7 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help 34 states, as well as American Samoa, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, make repairs to roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and …

Waller, Todd & Sadler Contracted for Poquoson Middle School Modernization Project

POQUOSON, VA — The Poquoson City School Board has selected Waller, Todd & Sadler, a Woolpert Company, to provide architecture and engineering services for its Poquoson Middle School Modernization Project. The firm will meet with the project’s design committee, members of the Poquoson City Public Schools staff and members …