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Skanska Awarded Contract to Develop Offshore Wind Port at South Brooklyn Marine Terminal

BROOKLYN, NY — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces a contract award worth $861 million to transform the 73-acre South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) into one of the nation’s largest dedicated offshore wind ports. This critical infrastructure project will support Empire Wind, which is currently being developed …

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Hilco Redevelopment Partners Commences Vertical Construction at Logistics Campus of The Bellwether District

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Hilco Redevelopment Partners (HRP) has commenced installation of the first concrete panels at The Bellwether District, marking a key milestone in vertical construction of the site's expansive development. The first phase of development will include two buildings, totaling approximately 1 million square feet.

Since the project's October …

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JFK Airport Construction Sets Record MWBE Participation with $2.3B in Contracts Awarded

QUEENS, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces a historic milestone in the ongoing transformation of JFK International Airport, where a record $2.3 billion in contracts have been awarded to Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE). This is the largest participation of MWBE firms on any public-private partnership project in New …

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New York City Council Approves HOK-Designed New York City FC Stadium as Part of Willets Point Redevelopment

QUEENS, NY — The New York City Council has officially approved the Willets Point Phase II Redevelopment Plan, which includes a new soccer-specific stadium for New York City Football Club, designed by HOK. The project was approved by a 47-1 vote, marking a significant milestone for the revitalization of …

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Phelps Construction Group Begins Ellis Island Museum Renovations

BOONTON, NJ — Phelps Construction Group, a full-service construction management firm, has begun the renovations to the National Museum of Immigration on Ellis Island in New York harbor, a project for The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, working in partnership with the National Park Service.

Phelps Construction Group was …

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DBM Global's Banker Steel Tops Out JFK's New Terminal One Headhouse

NEW YORK, NY — DBM Global Inc. marks another construction achievement as its subsidiary Banker Steel Co. LLC placed the final piece of major structural steel on top of JFK International Airport’s New Terminal One Headhouse. The ceremonial piece lifted in place is one of the highest points of the …

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Turner Awarded Contract to Renovate Michie Stadium

WEST POINT, NY — Turner Construction Company was selected for the renovation of Michie Stadium in West Point, New York. The 38,000-seat stadium, home to the Army Black Knights, will have its east stands reconstructed and modernized.

The new east stands will provide 360-degree sights of the field and the …

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Skanska Utilizes Latest Technology to Build Petrocelli Surgical Pavilion in Manhasset, New York

Building an innovative surgical pavilion for New York’s largest health care system, Northwell Health, Skanska USA Building drew on construction technology to deliver a hospital that checks all of the desired boxes.

“This project was 20 years in the making,” said Will Corrigan, Associate Executive Director, Hospital Operations, of North …

Acrow’s Modular Steel Bridge Minimizes Traffic Disruptions During Major Highway Construction in New Jersey

PARSIPPANY, NJ — Acrow, an international bridge engineering and supply company, announces that it has designed and supplied a modular steel bridge to maintain three lanes of traffic during a lengthy construction project on the Garden State Parkway in northern New Jersey. Because the route is so heavily traveled, …

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New York Governor Announces Advancement of Kensington Expressway Project to Reconnect East Buffalo Communities

BUFFALO, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces a major milestone in the Kensington Expressway Project, which will reconnect neighborhoods within East Buffalo that have been divided for generations, while providing green space and a new vibrancy to the community. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a “Finding of No …

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Skanska Starts Work to Renovate MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — In preparation for FIFA World Cup 2026, Skanska has initiated work on a project to renovate the lower bowl of MetLife Stadium. The stadium and seating modifications will enlarge the playing field to meet the necessary FIFA size requirements, enabling the stadium to host eight games …

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Magni America's Sustainably-Focused New Headquarters Nears Completion

KENILWORTH, NJ — Magni America LLC, a subsidy of Magni Telescopic Handlers SRL, announces that construction is nearing completion on its new American headquarters located in Kenilworth, New Jersey, with a focus on sustainability and environmental responsibility. Drawing inspiration from its parent company in Italy, Magni America is …

LCR Activates Solar Partnership with Woman-Owned Brooks Construction

ENFIELD, CT — Louth Callan Renewables (LCR) launches a long-term partnership with Brooks Construction, a Connecticut-based civil contractor in the renewable energy industry, to perform the civil construction activities for 45 MWs of new solar projects in Maine, Maryland, Delaware, and New York. For every project that LCR grants …

AECOM Partners with Key Clients to Deliver the Next Generation of Major US Rail Projects

HARTFORD, CT — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces that numerous projects the company is delivering for major U.S. transportation clients have secured funding from the Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program. The program will provide approximately $16.4 billion in total funding for critical rail infrastructure along …

MPA Delivery Partners Selected for Hudson Tunnel Project

NEW YORK, NY — Arcadis, a global design and consultancy organization for natural and built assets, as part of the joint venture Mace-Parsons-Arcadis (MPA Delivery Partners), announces that the team has been selected by the Gateway Development Commission (GDC) as the delivery partner for the $16 …

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New Buffalo Bills Football Stadium Project Hits Major Milestone

BUFFALO, NY — Gilbane-Turner, the joint venture managing construction of the Buffalo Bills’ new stadium joined Governor Kathy Hochul, Buffalo Bills Owner Terry Pegula, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, and other local officials to announce that structural steel will begin going up on the stadium. The new …

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Skanska Reconstructs Waterfront Park in New York City for $135M

NEW YORK, NY — Skanska has signed a contract with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to reconstruct a waterfront park and pier in Staten Island, New York. The contract is worth $135 million, which will be included in U.S. order bookings for the fourth quarter of 2023. …

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Turner, Promethean Builders Top Out Redevelopment of One Times Square

NEW YORK, NY — Turner Construction Company and Joint Venture Partner Promethean Builders marked the topping out of the transformation of One Times Square in New York City. Local officials and crews attended the celebration, alongside building owner Jamestown, to commemorate the occasion.

One Times Square is a historic, 26-story …

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South Battery Park City Resiliency Project Achieves 13th WEDG Verification in the Nation

NEW YORK, NY — The Waterfront Alliance announces that the South Battery Park City Resiliency Project has become the 13th project nationally to achieve WEDG (Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines) Verification. The gold standard for waterfront design, WEDG is a national rating system and set of guidelines for resilient, ecological, and …

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Skanska Awarded $113M Contract to Construct LaGuardia Airport’s Jet Fuel Transmission Systems

QUEENS, NY — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces it has been awarded a contract by LGAFUEL LLC to carry out the $113 million construction of LaGuardia Airport’s fuel transmission systems in Queens, New York. The project will greatly improve the airport’s fuel network, creating a streamlined …

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U.S. Green Building Council Announces Top 10 U.S. States for Green Building in 2023

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the leading authority on green building and the global developer of the LEED green building program, releases its annual list of Top 10 States for LEED. For the first time ever, New York ranked No. 1, based on LEED-certified gross square …

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Turner Construction Projects Across the Northeast Lead the Charge in Climate-Resilient Building

With global warming, greater threats of extreme weather, and the hottest year on record having just ended, some firms are taking a greater interest in creating better resiliency in the structures they build, including Turner Construction Company of New York.

“Our climate is changing, and we are already being affected …

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Revitalizing America's Underground: A Surge in Tunnel Construction for Infrastructure Renewal

Aging tunnels in America, coupled with the country’s continued growth, have created an extremely high demand for attention. The imminent repair and replacement will result in significant growth in the tunnel construction market in North America over the next several years.

Thousands of tunnels are in dire need of attention …

AECOM Joint Venture to Support Delivery of Kensico - Eastview Connection Project

EASTVIEW, NY — AECOM announces that the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) has selected an AECOM joint venture to provide inspection services for the Kensico - Eastview Connection project. In this role, the joint venture will oversee the delivery of the Kensico Third Conveyance Tunnel, which will …

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Jamaica Station Improvement Project Awarded Engineering Excellence in Transportation

NEW YORK, NY — HNTB has received the 2024 American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York) Platinum Award - Transportation for the Jamaica Capacity Improvements (JCI) program, Phase 1 - Platform F. Each year, more than 50 member firms submit projects to be considered for ACEC …

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Skanska Completes First Phase of East Midtown Waterfront Esplanade and East River Greenway Project in New York City

NEW YORK, NY — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces the completion of the first phase of the East Midtown Waterfront Esplanade and East River Greenway development along FDR Drive in Manhattan. The project, awarded to Skanska by New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in 2019, …

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Turner Construction Company Moves Toward Completion of THE PENN DISTRICT in New York City

NEW YORK, NY — Turner Construction Company is playing a major role in the ongoing transformation of THE PENN DISTRICT in New York City. Turner is working with Vornado Realty Trust to convert two skyscrapers, PENN 1 and PENN 2, into modern towers with new amenities. As work is completed …

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Turner Begins Work on $260M Weill Cornell Medicine Student Residence

NEW YORK, NY — Turner Construction Company recently began construction on a residence building for Weill Cornell Medicine’s medical and graduate students in New York City. When completed, the project will nearly double the institution’s student residential living space.

The 16-story residence building will provide 272 beds for medical and …

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Delaware DOT Nears Completion on the BR 1-159 Bridge Project, Overcoming Complex Site Constraints

Throughout their career, construction personnel engage in projects of various difficulty levels. On the surface, the BR 1-159 on James Street over the Christina River is a simple project. However, a deeper look at the details reveals the complexity of Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) project constructed by Mumford …

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Large Renovation Projects will be Abundant in 2024

In past years, it was likely more difficult for companies to categorize renovation and repair projects as highly attractive. That may not be the case anymore. Public entities throughout the U.S. are designing extremely large renovation projects, and these upcoming projects will be attractive to firms of all types and …

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Billions Committed to Grow the Economy, Create Jobs, and Enhance Shipping on the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System

DETROIT, MI — The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (GLS) announces the release of an independent survey of public and private infrastructure investments to enhance marine shipping on the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System. These investments sustain 241,286 U.S. and Canadian jobs and help contribute to the …

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E.E. Cruz to Deliver $251M Hudson River Resiliency Project

HOBOKEN, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Property Management and Construction has awarded Flatiron’s affiliated company E.E. Cruz $251 million of resiliency work as part of the Rebuild by Design - Hudson River Project, overseen by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

“We are excited for this …

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Banker Steel, NYC Constructors Celebrate Topping Out at the New JPMorgan Chase Headquarters

NEW YORK, NY — DBM Global Inc. celebrates a milestone of its subsidiaries Banker Steel Co. LLC and NYC Constructors LLC (NYCC) in erecting the last piece of major structural steel atop 270 Park Avenue in New York City. The topping out ceremony celebrated the completion of the steel framework …

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Turner Adds to Bioscience Research Portfolio with Opening of One uCity Square

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Turner Construction Company, Wexford Science & Technology, LLC, Ventas, Inc., and the University City Science Center celebrated the opening of One uCity Square in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One uCity Square is a 13-story natural light-filled lab and office building with ground floor retail and convening space. The …

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Pennsylvania DOT’s South Atherton Street Project to Improve Infrastructure and Safety Around Penn State

In 2010, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) grew concerned about the drainage system around State College, Pennsylvania. They studied the system and determined it needed to be replaced due to the aging infrastructure that included pipes from the 1950s. Some parallel pipe, which ran from the curb line to …

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HDR Selected to Provide Program Management for MTA Station Capital Program

NEW YORK, NY — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York has selected an HDR-led team to support the procurement of a six-package program to make 24 subway stations accessible per the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The team will conduct site and technical investigations, finalize selection of optimal design …

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USACE, ECHDC Celebrate First Phase of Construction on Buffalo Outer Harbor Wetland

BUFFALO, NY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District and Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) celebrate completion of the 2023 construction season’s work on a new wetland ecosystem being built in Buffalo’s Outer Harbor.

USACE and its contractor, Michigan-based Ryba Marine Construction Co., placed bedding …

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Steel Erectors, Crane Service Companies Take Top Place in 3D Lift Plan of the Year Competition

CHICAGO, IL — A1A Software LLC announces the winners of its Lift Plan of the Year contest, which include a structural steel erector based in Illinois, a crane and rigging service company in Pennsylvania, and Texas contractor offering both structural steel erection and crane services.

Steven Beemsterboer, a Project …

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Turner Receives Awards of Excellence from CTBUH for The Spiral in New York City

NEW YORK, NY — Turner Construction Company was recognized by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) with an Award of Excellence for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and for its work on The Spiral in New York City. The Spiral, which serves as Turner’s headquarters, was recipient of …

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Stantec Selected to Lead Preliminary Design for Estimated $100M Urban Highway Removal Project in Rochester, New York

ROCHESTER, NY — Stantec was selected by the City of Rochester, New York, to lead preliminary design for the Inner Loop North Transformation Project. The estimated $100 million project is one of many underway across the country aimed at reconnecting communities divided by the construction of highways in the mid-20th …

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Barton Malow, AECOM Hunt, Alexander Selected to Renovate Beaver Stadium

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA — Penn State has named a tri-venture of national construction firms to serve as construction management (CM) for the recently announced renovations to the Beaver Stadium. Barton Malow, AECOM Hunt, and Alexander Building Construction Co. will lead construction on the project, which will include directing …

New York Governor Announces more than $483M in BRIDGE NY Funding to Rehabilitate and Replace Local Bridges and Culverts

ALBANY, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces that $483 million in assistance to rehabilitate and replace bridges and culverts will soon be available to local governments across New York in the latest installment of the state's BRIDGE NY initiative. The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) will work through …

Federal Railroad Administration Invests $16B in America’s Busiest Corridor

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announces it has awarded $16.4 billion for 25 passenger rail projects along the Northeast Corridor (NEC), a railroad line running between Boston and Washington, D.C. This particular line is one of the highest volume passenger rail corridors …

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New Jersey Governor, Newark Mayor Break Ground on Mulberry Commons Pedestrian Bridge

NEWARK, NJ — Gilbane recently joined Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Governor Phil Murphy, Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz, Newark Municipal Council Members, and other dignitaries to break ground on the Mulberry Commons Pedestrian Bridge, which will link Mulberry Commons Park with Newark Penn Station. The ceremony took place in …

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Turner, Pike Construction Services Embark on $650M Expansion Project at Strong Memorial Hospital

ROCHESTER, NY — Turner Construction Company and Pike Construction Services have begun work on a $650 million expansion of the University of Rochester Medical Center's Strong Memorial Hospital. Hammes Company, LLC serves as the University of Rochester Medical Center's representative, and Ballinger is the architect.

The Strong Expansion Project will …

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Environmental Milestone Achieved with Startup of World’s First Low Content Evaporator

SYRACUSE, NY — Earlier this year the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) in partnership with Aeromag, which selected Burns & McDonnell to provide design-build services, broke ground on a new glycol recycling facility at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). A significant project milestone was recently met when Aeromag, the owner …

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Turner to Build Westchester Medical Center Patient Care Tower

VALHALLA, NY — Turner Construction Company has secured a contract to build a $186 million Patient Care Tower on Westchester Medical Center’s Valhalla, New York campus.

Construction is set to begin at the end of 2023 and will result in the addition of 96 hospital beds to serve patients needing …

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Route 18, East Brunswick Drainage and Pavement Rehab Project Upgrades 60-Year-Old Utilities and Roadway

On Route 18 in East Brunswick, New Jersey, the highway that saw its last major improvement in 1960 now suffers from flooding issues and deterioration, but heavy commuter and commercial traffic complicates work.

To solve those problems, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) included strict provisions for small, spread-out …

AECOM Joint Venture Awarded Contract with US Army Corps of Engineers to Improve Water Infrastructure Resiliency

CINCINNATI, OH — A joint venture between AECOM and Black & Veatch (AECOM-B&V Lakes and Rivers JV) has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to provide architectural and engineering services for infrastructure projects for the 17 states within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, and …

Stantec Selected by RWE and National Grid Ventures to Serve as Primary Environmental Consultant for Community Offshore Wind

NEW YORK, NY — Stantec has been selected by RWE and National Grid Ventures to serve as the primary environmental consultant for the Community Offshore Wind Project.

Located off the coast of New York and New Jersey, Community Offshore Wind’s lease area is critical to bringing clean, renewable energy to …

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Michael Baker International Selected as Program Manager for Pennsylvania Safety Transportation and Research Track

PITTSBURGH, PA — Michael Baker International announces that the firm has been selected as the program manager for the Pennsylvania Safety Transportation and Research Track (PennSTART) by the Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC). PennSTART will be a comprehensive test track and research facility for traffic incident management training and for …

New Details Revealed on Design and Construction of University of Pittsburgh's BioForge Facility

PITTSBURGH, PA — The University of Pittsburgh, in collaboration with Massachusetts-based ElevateBio, is launching a $250 million biomanufacturing center. This initiative aims to develop advanced cell and gene therapies while rejuvenating the region’s life sciences industry. ElevateBio, the anchor tenant, will use equipment and technologies in the facility to research …

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Turner Construction Company to Expand and Modernize Albany International Airport

ALBANY, NY — Albany International Airport held a groundbreaking ceremony with Turner Construction Company to mark the launch of a project to expand the terminal's capacity and enhance the traveler experience. The project also includes the expertise of CHA, contributing engineering services, and Gensler, the project architect.

This …

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New York Governor Announces Completion of Phase Two of the $1.7B Hunts Point Access Improvement Project

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces a major milestone in the state's $1.7 billion Hunts Point Access Improvement Project. Phase Two of the project, which rehabilitated key sections of the Bruckner Expressway and Bruckner Boulevard to create a more direct route to the Hunts Point Market, will be …

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SUNY Upstate University Hospital Nappi Wellness Institute, Designed by Stantec, Opens to Offer Holistic Services

NEW YORK, NY — The State University of New York (SUNY) recently opened its Upstate University Hospital Nappi Wellness Institute, a new 200,000-square-foot outpatient facility. Stantec designed the health care space that combines family medicine, pediatric care, behavioral health, and other specialty clinics under one roof.

Embracing a new model …

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James J. Anderson Construction Co., Inc. Creates Broad Street Quay Wall as Part of Philadelphia Navy Yard Revitalization

Why would an established highway contractor with a history of using a crane with diesel hammer for pile driving be working at the Philadelphia Navy Yard with a sophisticated pile driving rig? That would be fair question by anyone familiar with James J. Anderson Construction Co., Inc. (JJA) and Junttan …

New Jersey Governor Announces FHWA Approval of $425M in Additional Federal Fiscal Year Funding for NJDOT and NJ TRANSIT Projects

LONG BRANCH, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announces that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded an additional $425 million in federal transportation dollars to the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) for transportation projects. This is the highest amount New Jersey has ever received, and the fourth-highest award nationwide, …

New York Governor Announces Major Construction Complete on $121M Project to Reconstruct Section of Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces that major construction is complete on a $121 million project that reconstructed the Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) in both directions between West 161st Street and the Alexander Hamilton Bridge. This significant construction project will improve traffic flow, enhance safety, and encourage economic …

Flatiron’s E.E. Cruz to Deliver Bronx River Parkway Bridge Replacement

NEW YORK, NY — The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has selected Flatiron’s E.E. Cruz subsidiary for the $137.7 million best-value bid-build project to replace the Bronx River Parkway Bridge. The complex infrastructure project will require ongoing collaboration with Amtrak, CSX, MTA, and the current Penn Station …

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Skanska Awarded $70M Contract from Lehigh University to Redevelop Historic Clayton University Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

BETHLEHEM, PA — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces it has been awarded a $70M contract by Lehigh University to comprehensively redevelop its historic Clayton University Center located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

“We’re proud to partner with Lehigh University and to be playing an integral role within the …

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Gilbane, Lake|Flato, KSS Architects, and Penn Engineering Celebrate the Topping Off of Philadelphia’s First Six-Story Mass Timber Project

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Gilbane Building Company, Lake|Flato Architects, Inc., KSS Architects, and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) School of Engineering and Applied Science celebrated the topping out of Amy Gutmann Hall, which will be the first six-story mass timber building in Philadelphia. The ceremony marked the completion …

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New York Governor Joins Federal, State, and Local Officials to Break Ground on I-81 Viaduct Project in Syracuse

SYRACUSE, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul recently joined federal, state, and local officials to officially break ground on the Interstate 81 Viaduct Project in Syracuse, formally launching one of the largest and most ambitious construction projects ever undertaken by New York State, in partnership with the federal government. Overseen by …

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DBIA Announces Projects in New York and Pennsylvania as National Design-Build Project/Team Merit Award Winners

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) announces the winners of the 2023 National Design-Build Project/Team Merit Awards. A total of 62 projects from across the United States were submitted for consideration in 10 different categories. The submissions underwent evaluation by a panel of industry experts.

“With the continued growth of …

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New York State DOT Improves the Resilience of the Bridges of Westchester County

Located directly north of New York City, Westchester County is a dynamic and highly populated area. The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is in the middle of the Lower Westchester Bridge Bundle project, which is impacting multiple bridges in the area. The project will help keep traffic flowing …

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$129M in Funding is Released to Support Rural Health Care Projects

A new round of health care funding allocations was recently announced. This new funding will support approximately 170 rural health care projects waiting to be launched nationwide. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) administers several types of rural programs, and the agency announces new funding (totaling $129 million) in Emergency …

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Green Infrastructure Funding Represents Upcoming Projects Currently in Design Phases Throughout the U.S.

A significant amount of funding is now available for green infrastructure projects. These types of projects promote environmentally friendly solutions to current problems, and the funding supports rain gardens, stormwater parks, permeable pavement, subsurface detention systems, tree planting, solar installations, and electrified school buses. Primarily, the projects are designed for …

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $8.8M in Grants to Accelerate Innovation in Highway Projects as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announces $8.8 million in grants for 10 projects in eight states and the District of Columbia to encourage the use of tools that can improve safety on bridges and in work zones. The grants, which can …

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Stantec Wins National Award from the Congress for the New Urbanism

ALBANY, NY — Stantec's Albany Skyway project recently received a CNU Charter Award in the Neighborhood, District, and Corridor category from the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU). CNU’s annual awards recognize outstanding achievements in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and planning. Selections were made based on New Urbanism …

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Gilbane Building Company Joins Buffalo AKG Art Museum for Celebratory Ribbon-Cutting

BUFFALO, NY — Gilbane Building Company joined the Buffalo AKG Art Museum (formerly the Albright-Knox Art Gallery) for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the start of the museum’s summer opening season. The event marked the first opportunity for the public to visit the museum’s renewed and vastly expanded campus designed …

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ASTM North America Unveils Plan for New Penn Station

NEW YORK, NY — ASTM North America unveils its comprehensive vision for a new Penn Station that can be delivered to New Yorkers faster and at a lower cost than previous proposals with reduced risk to taxpayers and the community.

The $6 billion project would fully revitalize the Penn Station …

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Skanska Completes $414M Renovation of Pennsylvania Station Long Island Railroad (LIRR) Concourse in New York, New York

NEW YORK, NY — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces the completion of the $414 million renovation of Pennsylvania Station’s Long Island Railroad (LIRR) Concourse. The project, awarded to Skanska by Penn District Station Developer LLC in 2020, aimed to modernize and widen LIRR’s 33rd Street train …

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Skanska, Halmar Awarded $1.24B to Reconstruct JFK’s Central Terminal Roadways and Ground Transportation Center

QUEENS, NY — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, and joint venture partner, Halmar International, LLC, announces it has been awarded a contract by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to carry out the $1.24 billion design and reconstruction of John F. Kennedy …

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Projects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Four state department of transportation (DOT) projects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York won regional awards in the 2023 America’s Transportation Awards competition, created by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition recognizes DOTs for making a …

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Oakland Avenue/Route 286 Reconstruction in Western Pennsylvania Adds Capacity and Enables Further Development

Located in western Pennsylvania, approximately 60 miles east of Pittsburgh, Indiana County has had a great deal of commercial growth and local infrastructure needs to be improved to keep up. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 10 has nearly completed the Oakland Avenue/Route 286 Reconstruction Project, which will help …

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Progress on Hudson River Tunnel Project

NEWARK, NJ — The Biden-Harris Administration is taking a critical step forward on one of the largest infrastructure projects in American history: the revitalization and expansion of the Northeast Rail Corridor, specifically the Hudson River Tunnel (HRT) project between New York and New Jersey. Thanks to the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure …

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $150M Grant for Bus Rapid Transit in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA — The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces a $149.9 million construction grant award to Pittsburgh Regional Transit for the new Downtown-Uptown-Oakland bus rapid transit (BRT) line. Funded by the President's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Downtown-Uptown-Oakland BRT project will provide fast, convenient transit for …

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Gilbane | Turner Join for New Buffalo Bills Stadium Groundbreaking Ceremony

BUFFALO, NY — The joint venture of Gilbane Building Company and Turner Construction Company announces that a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new home of the Buffalo Bills. The stadium, to be named Highmark Stadium, will be the largest project ever built in Western New York. It is scheduled …

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PA Turnpike Celebrates Construction of Next Mon/Fayette Expressway Phase

HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) and elected officials recently broke ground, signifying construction is underway for the Mon/Fayette Expressway PA Route 51 to I-376 Project’s southern section. Decades ago, Pennsylvania state legislators entrusted the PTC with building the Mon/Fayette Expressway (PA Turnpike 43), and in 1988 the …

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Renderings Revealed of NYCFC’s New Stadium and Residential Neighborhood in Willets Point

NEW YORK, NY — Related, Sterling Equities, and New York City Football Club (NYCFC) met with Community Board 7 to unveil a new set of renderings at their quarterly meeting that outline early proposed visualizations for the Willets Point Revitalization Plan. The project is set to deliver the …

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Governor Shapiro, Pennsylvania DOT, Local and Federal Partners Announce I-95 Reconstruction Plan to Safely and Quickly Reopen Roadway

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Governor Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvania Secretary of Transportation Mike Carroll, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, U.S. Department of Transportation Under Secretary for Policy Carlos Monje, Ryan Boyer from the Philadelphia Building Trades Council, and contractors recently announced that the demolition of the damaged section of I-95 is …

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Gilbane Building Company, Massaro Construction Group Break Ground at the University of Pittsburgh’s Arena and Sports Performance Complex

PITTSBURGH, PA — The joint venture team of Gilbane Building Company and Massaro Construction Group (Gilbane | Massaro) recently joined the University of Pittsburgh and HNTB to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new $240 million arena and sports performance complex (ASPC) at Pitt as part of the Victory Heights master …

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Suffolk Construction Built Complicated 336,000-Square-Foot Multistory Distribution Center on Four-Acre Lot in Brooklyn

A multilevel spec warehouse project in Brooklyn, New York, turned complicated when the owner found a tenant requiring significant changes, leading the contractor to swiftly respond, deftly adjust and deliver a remarkable project ahead of time and under budget.

“I’m proud of the team’s ability to adapt every day to …

New Jersey DOT Announces Grand Opening of Transportation Training Facility in Bordentown

BORDENTOWN, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announces the opening of a transportation training facility in Bordentown, Burlington County.

The facility previously served as the New Jersey National Guard Bordentown Combined Support Maintenance Shop. NJDOT acquired the property from the New Jersey Department of Military …

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Delaware DOT Breaks Ground on I-95/896 Interchange Improvements Project

NEWARK, DE — Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, and state and local officials from Newark joined Secretary of Transportation Nicole Majeski for a groundbreaking event to mark the start of the Delaware Department of Transportation's I-95/896 interchange improvements project.

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Consigli Construction Celebrates Topping Out at 4650 Broadway, New Mixed-Use Property in Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY — Arden Group, a U.S. middle-market real estate fund manager, announces the topping out of 4650 Broadway, the new mixed-use building located in an Opportunity Zone within the Inwood section of Manhattan.

Arden, along with Consigli Construction Co, Inc. (Consigli), who served as General Contractor on …

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Breakthrough Properties Commences Construction on Life Sciences Development in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Breakthrough Properties, a global developer of life sciences real estate backed by a joint venture of Tishman Speyer and Bellco Capital, announces it has closed financing and commenced construction on a life science building in the heart of Philadelphia's Center City District.

Breakthrough worked with …

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UPMC Mercy Opens Vision and Rehabilitation Facility

PITTSBURGH, PA — UPMC Mercy Pavilion recently received its first patients, ushering in a new era of advanced vision care and healing. The 10-story, 410,000-square-foot building in central Pittsburgh is home to the UPMC Vision Institute and UPMC Rehabilitation Institute.

HOK served as the lead designer for the patient-focused facility, …

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Extra Lanes Reduce Congestion on SR 72 in Delaware

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is in the middle of a project in Bear, which is approximately 10 miles south of Wilmington. The work is occurring on State Route 72, which runs through the city and New Castle County. Upon completion, area residents will experience more reliable travel times …

NYCFC Selects HOK, Turner Construction Company to Design and Build New York City’s First-Ever Soccer-Specific Stadium

NEW YORK, NY — New York City Football Club (NYCFC) has selected HOK as the architect and Turner Construction Company as the general contractor to design and build New York City’s first-ever soccer-specific stadium.

NYCFC is also working with Queens Development Group (QDG) to bring forward a once-in-a-generation project for …

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DPR Celebrates Topping Out of BeiGene’s U.S. Manufacturing & Clinical R&D Center

HOPEWELL, NJ — DPR Construction, a life science facility builder, placed the final steel beam on the warehouse building at BeiGene’s flagship U.S. Manufacturing & Clinical R&D Center at the Princeton West Innovation Campus in Hopewell, New Jersey. A topping out celebrates the completion of the steel structures for …

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HOK Designs New Mount Sinai Center for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health in New York

NEW YORK, NY — HOK has designed the new Hamilton and Amabel James Center for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health. The 65,000-square-foot facility will be housed in a former nursing residence in Manhattan, and will become the first of its kind within a U.S. medical school when it opens by …

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Union Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project is Underway

NEW YORK, NY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) announce the start of construction work for the Union Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project.

A formal press event was held at the site with …

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LaGuardia Airport Terminal B Named World’s Best New Airport Terminal by Skytrax

QUEENS, NY — The new LaGuardia Airport Terminal B was named the world’s Best New Airport Terminal based on customers’ feedback from around the world. Simultaneously, it was announced that Terminal B is the first airline terminal in North America to achieve the highest global 5-Star Airport Terminal Rating from …

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FHWA Announces $300M Investment in Bridge Projects Across the United States, $21M to Fund the Castleton-on-Hudson Bridge Project in New York

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently revealed plans to allocate nearly $300 million for nine small- and medium-sized bridge projects in both urban and rural areas. The grants, awarded in eight states and the District of Columbia, are part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law's Bridge …

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Pittsburgh International Airport Creates New Terminal to Meet the Air Travel Market of Today

There’s a massive construction project taking place at the Pittsburgh International Airport. When the new terminal opens, it will mark the end of a 30-year period and the beginning of a new era.

The current terminal building was built in the early 1990s. At that time, 80 percent of the …

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Arcadis, VHB Selected by Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Support Historic Capital Program

NEW YORK, NY — Arcadis, a global design and consultancy organization, in a joint venture (JV) with VHB, announces its selection by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) Construction & Development (C&D) to provide general engineering consulting (GEC) services to support an unprecedented capital infrastructure program in 2023 and …

Delaware DOT Marks End of I-95 Restore the Corridor Project

WILMINGTON, DE — Governor John Carney and Secretary of Transportation Nicole Majeski were joined by the state’s congressional delegation, Mayor Mike Purzycki, and representatives from the contracting community to celebrate the completion of the $200 million I-95 Restore the Corridor project. The project began in February 2021 and major construction …

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NYU Unveils John A. Paulson Center, Home to Athletics, Dorms, Theatre, and More

NEW YORK , NY — The John A. Paulson Center, with design led by Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake, accommodates NYU’s academic needs, embodies its character and vibrancy, and offers new ways for the university to engage with its community and the city of New York. It has a …

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New York Governor Celebrates Final Phase of the JFK Transformation with Groundbreaking for a New $4.2 Billion Terminal 6

QUEENS, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey recently celebrated a key milestone in the Port Authority's transformation of John F. Kennedy International Airport with the groundbreaking for the $4.2 billion project to develop a new Terminal 6. The 1.2-million-square-foot new terminal …

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Stantec Announces Design of 10-floor Patient Tower at Mount Nittany Medical Center

STATE COLLEGE, PA — Stantec is providing architectural and engineering services for the new 300,000-square-foot, 10-floor patient tower at Mount Nittany Health’s Medical Center in State College, Pennsylvania. This transformative project will provide advancements to inpatient care with a focus on modern and innovative technology.

As the leading health care …

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Kiewit Partnered with Delaware DOT to Quickly Restore I-95 Through Wilmington

The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 led to the construction of many highways in the United States in the 1950s and 60s. Some sections of Interstate 95 – a main north-south highway that runs from Florida to Maine and into Canada – were constructed during the 1960s, including the portion …

Atlas Selected to Provide Environmental Services to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

HARRISBURG, PA — Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (Atlas), an infrastructure and environmental solutions provider, announces that it has been selected to provide environmental services to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) to support its Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Reclamation Program. PADEP’s AML Reclamation Program is responsible for managing AML …

Plaza Construction Completes New York City’s Tin Building

NEW YORK, NY — Plaza Construction recently rebuilt and reopened the Tin Building at Pier 17, the site of the former Fulton Fish Market and now houses the Jean-Georges Gourmet Food Hall. Plaza led the detailed replication of the NYC Landmarks building in the South St. Seaport district.

“We’re proud …

New Terminal One at JFK Builds Out Executive Leadership Team With New Key Hires

QUEENS, NY — The New Terminal One (NTO) — a privately financed $9.5 billion consortium led by Ferrovial, JLC Infrastructure, Ullico, and Carlyle — announces four key hires supporting the design, development, construction, financing, operation, and maintenance of a terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). …

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Quality Buildings Unlocks Productivity With Potain Igo T 130 on Unconventional Build

At a four-story construction site in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania, a Potain tower crane appears encased inside the courtyard of the complex it is erecting. It’s an engineering illusion that depicts how contractor Quality Buildings uses self-erecting cranes to reimagine its entire building process.

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Populous-Designed UBS Arena Earns LEED Certification

ELMONT, NY — Populous-designed UBS Arena has been awarded LEED Certified status, a culmination of sustainable efforts including thoughtful site development, material selection, design, and operation in its first year of use. An arena that was made for music and built for hockey, the Oak View Group (OVG) owned …

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2023 PCI Design Awards Winners

WILMINGTON, DE — The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute announces the winners of the 2023 PCI Design Awards. Three panels of jurors honored 25 winners and eight honorable mentions for the specials, buildings, and transportation categories.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the PCI Design Awards program, which recognizes creative and …

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Trudeau Construction Company Prepares Tupper Lake Community for New Development

Mountains, rolling hills and snow-covered forests. These are just a few features of Tupper Lake, New York: a picturesque town located approximately 150 miles north of Albany and nestled in the Adirondack foothills.

Although it’s a relatively small community, there’s plenty of contracting work to do for Josh Trudeau, …

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WSP Wins Grand Conceptor Award from ACEC/PA for Forbes Road Emergency Slide Repairs Project

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC/PA) recently honored engineering firms from across the commonwealth at the organization’s annual Diamond Awards for Engineering Excellence. The highest honor, the Grand Conceptor Award, was presented to WSP USA Inc. for the Forbes Road Emergency Slide Repairs project.

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New York Governor Announces Ribbon Cutting of Long Island University's $26M College of Veterinary Medicine Learning Center

BROOKVILLE, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces the ribbon cutting of Long Island University's (LIU) College of Veterinary Medicine Learning Center at its Long Island University Post campus in Brookville, Nassau County. Long Island University invested $53 million to establish the College of Veterinary Medicine, which includes the announcement of …

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CannonDesign Rejuvenates Historic Sports Venues for Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games

LAKE PLACID, NY — CannonDesign recently helped the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) rejuvenate Lake Placid's historic Olympic Center and other venues to help the city host the 2023 FISU World University Games.

The FISU World University Games is the largest winter multi-sport collegiate athletic event in …

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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Groundbreaking on $87M Restoration of the Orchard Beach Pavilion

NEW YORK, NY — Gilbane Building Company joined NYC Parks, NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and Bronx elected and community officials, to break ground on the $87 million Orchard Beach Pavilion project to restore the historic 140,000-square-foot space. The groundbreaking was celebrated with a ceremony in Orchard Beach.

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USDOT Awards Mega Grants to Hudson Yards Concrete Casing Project in New York, Roosevelt Boulevard Multimodal Project in Pennsylvania

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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Route 70 Road and Utility Upgrades Provide Better Connectivity in Southwest New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is in the middle of a major capital project on Route 70. The long-term project, located in southwest New Jersey across the river from Philadelphia, was identified in 2011. Upon completion, the corridor will be modernized and safer for drivers and pedestrians.

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New York Governor Announces Third and Final Phase of $1.7B Hunts Point Access Improvement Project Now Underway

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces the latest milestone in the state's $1.7 billion Hunts Point Access Improvement Project. A $446 million contract has been awarded for the third and final phase of the project, and work is now getting underway. This new phase of the project includes …

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Skanska Awarded $480M Contract to Construct New Jamaica Bus Depot and Parking Lot in Queens, New York

QUEENS, NY – Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces it has been awarded a contract by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to carry out the $480 million construction of the new Jamaica Bus Depot, delivering a new LEED-certified bus depot and accompanying administrative building. The project will …

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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Gilbane | Turner in Association with 34 Group Selected to Build New Stadium for the Buffalo Bills

BUFFALO, NY — The joint venture of Gilbane Building Company and Turner Construction Company in association with 34 Group, has been selected by the Buffalo Bills to provide construction management of their planned new NFL stadium in Orchard Park. The project team also includes the project management firm, Legends …

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SL Green Celebrates the Topping Out of One Madison Avenue in Midtown South

NEW YORK, NY — SL Green Realty Corp., New York City’s largest office landlord, together with its joint venture partners including the National Pension Service of Korea and Hines, announces the topping out of its transformative One Madison Avenue office tower, located in Manhattan’s Midtown South submarket. With …

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New Report Gives Update on First Year of IIJA Transportation Projects in Pennsylvania and Delaware

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a recent review of U.S. Treasury Department data through September 30, over 1,000 transportation projects in Pennsylvania and Delaware have been jumpstarted by federal highway and bridge formula funds during the first year of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

"A key takeaway from the …

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Expanding and Reinvigorating America’s Busiest Transit Hub: Moynihan Train Hall Project Wins OCEA Silver Award

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announces the upgrade and redesign of Moynihan Train Hall in New York City as the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Silver Award Winner. The OCEA Award, which recognizes civil engineering projects around the country, honors projects that exemplify engineering skill and provide considerable …

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HRI, Inc. Completes Phase One of I-80 Project

There’s often great excitement when infrastructure projects begin. There may be speeches and pictures with various politicians and other bigwigs as they put shovels in the ground. However, projects can’t move forward or get to the opening stage without proper funding. An important and needed infrastructure project in Centre County, …

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Accenture’s New York Innovation Hub Awarded WELL Certification Platinum

NEW YORK, NY — The 300,000-square-foot New York Innovation Hub for Accenture, a global professional services company, has achieved WELL v2 Certification at the Platinum level (the highest possible) by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI).

The space met IWBI’s standards for air, water, light, acoustics, and more while supporting …

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Gilbane Building Company to Create Pediatric Research Building for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — In an effort to create the pediatric research building of the future, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has joined forces with Gilbane Building Company, Pride Enterprises, and McKissack & McKissack to construct the Schuylkill Avenue Research Building. The tri-venture Gilbane/Pride/McKissack will provide construction management services …

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Revitalization Begins with New Commuter Rail Station

As municipalities strive to encourage people to use public transport, it’s helpful to have train stations that are aesthetically pleasing and easily accessible. The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is in the middle of a development project for the Claymont Train Station.

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AECOM Joint Venture to Provide Engineering and Project Management Services for the Glassboro-Camden Line Light Rail Project

GLASSBORO, NJ — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces its South Jersey Transit Partners (SJTP) joint venture with STV Incorporated has been selected by the Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) Project Team to provide engineering, project management, and additional professional services for the GCL Light Rail project in New Jersey. The …

Skanska Awarded $167M Contract to Reconstruct and Rehabilitate the Williamsburg Bridge in Brooklyn, New York

NEW YORK, NY — Skanska USA, a global construction and development firm, announces that it has been awarded a contract by the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) to carry out the $167-million rehabilitation of the Williamsburg Bridge, providing needed improvements and replacement of aging components across the …

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New York Governor Announces $230M to Lift Nine Upstate Airports to New Heights

ALBANY, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces $230 million in awards to nine upstate airports for revitalization projects that reimagine and further modernize airports across upstate New York. This funding comes from the Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization Competition, a competitive solicitation which aims to promote, revitalize, and accelerate …

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Advancing Academic Research at Lehigh University’s New College of Health

BETHLEHEM, PA — National interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces the recent completion of Lehigh University’s Health | Science |Technology (HST) building. Prominently situated at the northeast corner of the university’s historic Asa Packer campus, the sustainably-designed facility provides a modern environment for research into public health; supports chemistry, materials science, …

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New Terminal One at JFK Breaks Ground, Begins Construction of First Phase of Development

NEW YORK, NY — The New Terminal One (NTO) — a consortium of labor, operating, and financial partners — recently joined a groundbreaking event to inaugurate the official first construction phase of a new terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), along with New York Governor Kathy Hochul, the …

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I-579 Urban Open Space Cap Project Wins Grand Prize in America’s Transportation Awards Competition

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) I-579 Urban Open Space Cap Project, which reconnected a community of color in downtown Pittsburg, has earned the national Grand Prize in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition. The competition was sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), …

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Reliable Wins

Bright white lights shine down on a large, 10-foot diameter blue pipe that is attached with three chains to a ZX870LC-6. The excavator lifts the pipe up and places it into a 35-foot-deep trench. It’s 4 a.m. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but for the Marona Construction Company crew, the workday is …

New York Governor Announces Major Milestone on Conversion of State Route 17 into Interstate 86

MIDDLETOWN, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces a major milestone in the long-awaited conversion of State Route 17 into Interstate 86 in Orange and Sullivan Counties. Work has begun on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the upgrade of the roadway to interstate standards, with public outreach and involvement …

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New York Governor Accelerates Projects to Improve Access to Buffalo's Waterfront

BUFFALO, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces the acceleration of several significant projects along Buffalo's waterfront. Advanced funding from the New York Power Authority to the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) will jumpstart four major projects on the Outer Harbor and at Canalside. These projects complement recreation and transportation …

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Pennsylvania Governor Celebrates Biden Infrastructure Law Investments with White House Infrastructure Coordinator

HARRISBURG, PA — Governor Tom Wolf was joined by White House Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu to celebrate federal investments in Pennsylvania thanks to the Biden Infrastructure Law.

"Infrastructure affects everything we do, from where we live and work, to how we visit our family and friends, to the food we …

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Long Island Rail Road Expansion Opens in New York

NEW YORK, NY — A major expansion to the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)’s Main Line is now open to the public. Joint Venture (JV) partners Arup and Jacobs delivered the project on schedule and on budget.

Extending from Floral Park to Hicksville, New York, the 9.8-mile third track expansion …

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NYC East Side Coastal Resiliency Project Earns Envision Gold Award for Sustainable Infrastructure

NEW YORK, NY — The East Side Coastal Resiliency project, among the largest and most technically complex infrastructure projects in New York City’s history, has earned the Envision Gold Award for Sustainable Infrastructure from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. HNTB Corporation, through a joint venture with the LiRo …

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Planning Makes Perfect

Steel Fab Enterprises, of Lancaster Pennsylvania, was selected to fabricate and erect the Amtrak Train Station and Walkway in Middletown Pennsylvania. The project presented many challenges, including working next to active railroad lines, all assemblies having to be lifted by crane over de-energized power lines, and only being able …

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New Jersey DOT Reconstructs Route 35 Bridge in Perth Amboy

Imagine the immigrants who came to the United States on boats from around the world. One of the first glimpses of the United States that the anxious and excited immigrants saw may well have been Perth Amboy, New Jersey. The city is in northeast New Jersey and is on the …

Biden Administration, USDOT Announce Over $233M in Grants to Upgrade Intercity Passenger Rail Service

NEW YORK, NY — The U.S. Department of Transportation awards over $233 million to 11 projects in eight states to improve and modernize vital intercity passenger rail service. Funded by the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program (Partnership Program), these investments will help replace bridges and tunnels along …

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Precasteel Makes Maiden Voyage on LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal Replacement Project

Bringing a new product to market is never an easy task, especially when it is being supplied to a large joint venture working on a high-profile project like the $8 billion Central Terminal Replacement Project at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Walsh Construction and Skanska USA, operating as the Design-Build …

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LaGuardia Terminal B Redevelopment Named One of the Nation’s Best Design-Build Projects

With recent market analysis showing that the design-build project delivery method will account for as much as 47 percent of construction spending by 2025, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is seeing significant growth and success in design-build projects across the country. One such design-build project, the LaGuardia Terminal B …

Governor Hochul Announces $21.1M Project Underway to Replace Adirondack Northway Bridges in Warren County

LAKE GEORGE, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces that a $21.1-million project is underway to replace the bridges carrying the northbound and southbound lanes of the Adirondack Northway (Interstate 87) over U.S. Route 9 in the Town of Lake George, Warren County. The two-year project will replace the twin spans …

LaGuardia Airport Opens Final Two Gates and Remainder of Taxiway at New Terminal B

NEW YORK, NY — LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), the private entity managing and redeveloping LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announce that the last remaining elements of the new terminal have opened. Governor Kathy Hochul and other dignitaries celebrated the completion of …

Stantec to Design Science Center Renovation at Shippensburg University

SHIPPENSBURG, PA — Global integrated design firm Stantec was selected to provide architectural design services for the Franklin Science Center renovations at Shippensburg University. The aging science building is home to the school’s biology, chemistry, health sciences, physics, and psychology departments and supports more than 4,000 student visits each week. …

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Celebration Marks Groundbreaking of Old City Development

WILLIAMSPORT, PA — Pine Ridge Construction Management and Lycoming College recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the Old City Williamsport development project with a gathering at the building site along Basin Street between Third and Fourth Streets. The multi-phase development will begin with the build-out of 12 three-story residential townhomes and …

Gilbane Building Company to Build First in Nation Offshore Wind Tower Manufacturing Facility for the Port of Albany

BETHLEHEM, NY — Gilbane Building Company has been selected by the Albany Port District Commission (APDC) to serve as the construction manager for a wind tower manufacturing facility at the Port of Albany in Bethlehem, New York. The wind tower manufacturing hub will be the first of its kind in …

Walnut Street Extension at Greenfield Lancaster to Improve Traffic Flow, Preserve Farmland, Create Jobs, Expand Recreation for Community

EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP, PA — High Real Estate Group LLC (HREG), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), county and township officials, and local stakeholders broke ground on a multimodal transportation project that will alleviate traffic congestion and improve safety on a key highway corridor in Lancaster County. The multimodal transportation …

New York Chapters of the AIA, ASLA, and ULI Honor LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

NEW YORK, NY — LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B continues to receive recognition for its transformational design. The New York Chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) presented the HOK-designed project with a Merit Award in the Structures category at the …

HDR Project in Pennsylvania Recognized in 2022 Healthcare Design Showcase Awards

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania was recognized as a Finalist in the 2022 Healthcare Design Showcase Awards.

This annual program honors the best design and architecture in the health care industry. Jurors from several organizations, including The Center for Health Design, …

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New York Governor Announces Groundbreaking for Regeneron's $1.8B Expansion in Westchester County

TARRYTOWN, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces the groundbreaking for Regeneron's previously announced $1.8-billion research, preclinical manufacturing, and support facilities at the company's Westchester County campus in Tarrytown. The company, a biotechnology leader that invents and manufactures medicines for people with serious diseases, committed to creating at least 1,000 new …

Three Projects in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Three state department of transportation projects in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey 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 …

Stantec Projects in New York and New Jersey Win National Engineering Design Awards from ACEC

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

New York Governor Announces Construction of $9.5B New Terminal One at JFK Airport Will Begin This Summer

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces that construction of a $9.5-billion, world-class New Terminal One at JFK International Airport will move forward this summer now that financial and environmental approvals have been secured, including the recent financial close for the first phase of the project.

"The construction of …

New York Governor and New Jersey Governor Announce Major Step Toward Modernization of Penn Station

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announce that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), in partnership with Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT, is requesting proposals from architecture and engineering firms to guide the Penn Station Reconstruction effort recently outlined in the Penn Station Master Plan …

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New York’s Moynihan Train Hall Named Top 2022 Engineering Achievement

NEW YORK, NY — The new Moynihan Train Hall in New York City recently received the Grand Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), representing the year’s most outstanding engineering effort.

Designed by Severud Associates of New York City, the project was named the best of 195 …

Hill International Awarded CM Contract for PennDOT’s I-95 Central Access Philadelphia Project at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Hill International announces it was awarded a contract by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 6-0 to provide construction management for the Central Access Philadelphia (CAP) project, which will replace and expand the existing cap/bridge structures over Interstate 95 (I-95) and Christopher Columbus Boulevard along the …

New York Governor Announces Start of $83M Safety Enhancement Project on Section of Eastbound Long Island Expressway in Queens

QUEENS, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces that construction has begun on an $83-million project in Queens to enhance traffic flow and reduce congestion on the eastbound Long Island Expressway (I-495) between the entrance ramp from the southbound Clearview Expressway to the Exit 29 ramp to Springfield Boulevard. The project …

Pennsylvania DOT and South State, Inc. Rehabilitate US 1/Roosevelt Expressway Viaduct

Departments of Transportation across the country aim to do bridge repairs in a low-key manner and keep them safe for motorists. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is in the middle of a project focused on repairing a couple of bridges in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia.

U.S. 1, the …

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New York Governor Announces Opening of Albany Skyway, Public Process for Livingston Avenue Bridge Replacement to Begin

ALBANY, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces the opening of the Albany Skyway, a new elevated park reconnecting downtown Albany to the Hudson River waterfront. The Skyway converted what had been an underutilized exit ramp from northbound Interstate 787 into an urban oasis that provides access to the Corning Riverfront …

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Long Island’s First Waste-to-Energy Facility Breaks Ground

BROOKHAVEN, NY — American Organic Energy (AOE), a sister company of Long Island Compost, recently broke ground on a new anaerobic digester in the hamlet of Yaphank, Town of Brookhaven in New York’s Suffolk County, marking the start of construction on the first-of-its-kind facility on Long Island.

The digester will …

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SR 273/I-95 Interchange Improvements Reduce Traffic Weaving Near Newark, Delaware

Weaving is necessary for textile production. But when traffic is weaving – that’s a problem. The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is engaged in the SR 273/I-95 Interchange Improvements project to reduce weaving outside of Newark, Delaware, which is in the northwest part of the state.

In 2017, DelDOT completed …

Gilbane | Turner Joint Venture in Association with HOK Selected for Design and Construction of New York Public Health Laboratory

ALBANY, NY — The joint venture of Gilbane Building Company and Turner Construction Company in association with design firm HOK has been awarded an initial contract to advance the creation of a new $750-million public health laboratory on the Harriman State Office Campus Complex in Albany.

“Gilbane is honored to …

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SLAM, Perkins&Will Unveil Community Health Care Hub in Suburban Mall

ROCHESTER, NY — Architect of record The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), along with project partner and design architect Perkins&Will, unveil plans for the new University of Rochester Orthopaedics & Physical Performance Center. Phase one of the outpatient campus will be located in a former Sears retail space at the Marketplace …

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Volvo CE Breaks Ground on $6.4M North American Technician Training Center

SHIPPENSBURG, PA — Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) recently broke ground on a new $6.4-million technician training center at the company’s North American headquarters in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Scheduled to open in early 2023, the world-class facility will host in-person and virtual training courses for heavy equipment technicians.

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Final Phase of New Jersey’s $320M Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges Project Eases Congestion and Increases Safety

Amidst the final phase of work for the 11-year, $320 million Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges project between Stafford Township and Long Beach Island, New Jersey, “One of the main challenges is the need to have all travel lanes open during the summer season,” said Steve Schapiro, Spokesperson for …

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$26M Beach Renourishment Project Works Around Challenges

MANASQUAN, NJ — Every few years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges sand from the Atlantic Ocean and pumps it to a 21-mile stretch of beach from the Borough of Sea Bright to Manasquan, New Jersey. This coastal storm risk management and erosion control project aims to reduce hurricane …

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New Skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan Wins City Council Approval

NEW YORK, NY — A new city-shaping skyscraper will soon rise from the Greater East Midtown neighborhood of Manhattan, enabled by a series of zoning actions recently approved by the New York City Council. The new 1,575-foot-tall, mixed-use tower at 175 Park Avenue designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) …

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New York Governor Opens Taystee Lab Building

NEW YORK, NY — The new Taystee Lab Building, an asset repositioning project that transformed an existing Taystee Bakery facility, recently celebrated its grand opening by holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by New York Governor Kathy Hochul. The building anchors the burgeoning Manhattanville Factory District in West Harlem, a master-planned …

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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. …

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PKF Mark III Reconstructs 50-Year-Old Route 30 Over Beach Thorofare/Absecon Boulevard Bridge Near Atlantic City

Atlantic City has a colorful history. It has been a tourist town for many years. These days, tourists are drawn to Atlantic City for its casinos, as much as for it beaches and boardwalks. One route to get to the famous Atlantic City and its attractions is Route 30, which …

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USACE, City of Buffalo Celebrate Protection of Critical Infrastructure at Ralph Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park

BUFFALO, NY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District and the City of Buffalo recently celebrated completion of the new seawall at Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park. The $10.6-million project included repairs to over 1,300 feet of seawall. The seawall protects one of Buffalo’s most critical …

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Skanska USA Celebrates Opening of Second Pedestrian Skybridge at New LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

NEW YORK, NY — Skanska USA, lead partner in the Skanska-Walsh Joint Venture, joined Governor Kathy Hochul and Rick Cotton, Executive Director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and LaGuardia Gateway Partners to celebrate the opening of LaGuardia Airport Terminal B western skybridge, marking the terminal …

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Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Acts Provides Pittsburgh District More Than $881.9M in Supplemental Funding

PITTSBURGH, PA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District recently released its Fiscal Year 2022 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) supplemental funding for Construction, Continuing Authorities Program, Environmental Infrastructure, and Operations and Maintenance.

Through the IIJA, Pittsburgh District will receive more than $881.9 million in supplemental funding …

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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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New York State DOT Improves I-390/I-490/Route 31 Interchange with Four-Phase Reconstruction

Congestion at the Interstate 390, Interstate 490 and Route 31 interchange prompted the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) to improve operations and safety with a four-phase, $172.8 million project at the Town of Gates interchange.

“The biggest operational need for this intersection before we implemented this project was …

NAPA Announces Winner of Top National Award for Quality in Asphalt Paving

GREENBELT, MD — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announces the winner and finalists of the 2021 Sheldon G. Hayes Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement. The award, bestowed annually since 1971, recognizes the country’s highest quality highway pavements.

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Pennsylvania Governor Announces Additional $246M Investment at Port of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Governor Tom Wolf announces a $246-million state investment into the Port of Philadelphia to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability. This funding builds upon the governor’s comprehensive $300-million Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia announced in 2016.

“The port is an economic driver, …

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Army Corps, Partners Celebrate Beginning of Construction for Major Long Island Coastal Project

NEW YORK, NY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, Army Corps leadership, and federal, state, and local officials and partners, recently celebrated the commencement of construction on the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Coastal Storm Risk Management Project during a formal ceremony at Fire …

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LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B Wins UNESCO’s 2021 Prix Versailles Award

NEW YORK, NY — The World Jury of the Prix Versailles has honored LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B in New York City with the prestigious World Title in the Airports category.

In honoring the world’s best contemporary architecture, the World Selections “pay tribute to the qualities of innovation; creativity; reflection of …

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Princeton University’s Lake Campus Development Breaks Ground

PRINCETON, NJ — The new 74-acre West Windsor Lake Campus, or Lake Campus, at Princeton University has broken ground, expanding the university onto land parcels directly across Lake Carnegie from the main campus. The Lake Campus will soon offer sustainability-minded, housing, recreation, and athletic facilities.

The Lake Campus joins the …

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Army Corps Railhead Improvements to Facilitate Deployments at Fort Drum

SYRACUSE, NY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will soon begin work on a $27-million project to modernize and expand railway-loading facilities for the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum in northern New York. Last fall, a contract was awarded to Structural Associates, …

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New UBS Arena is the First Major Redevelopment for Belmont Park, New York

The new $1.1 billion UBS Arena at New York’s historic Belmont Park features unparalleled sightlines, terraces and acoustics for the optimal fan experience.

“This arena can handle all types of events,” says Jason Carmello, Project Architect with Populous in Kansas City, Missouri, a global leader in designing arenas and …

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

ALBANY, NY — 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).

“U.S. maritime ports play a critical …

New Jersey Governor and NJ Transit Award First Contract for Newark Penn Station's Modernization

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT’s Board of Directors recently approved a first-of-its-kind all-inclusive professional services contract to perform master planning, design services, and construction support services as part of a long-term project for the major restoration and renovation of historic Newark Penn Station. In addition, the Board of Directors …

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As Part of a $1.5B Expansion, Javits Center Opens Working Rooftop Farm and Landscaped Terrace

NEW YORK, NY — Stantec celebrates the completion of the Javits Center’s new rooftop event space as part of its $1.5-billion expansion project on Manhattan’s West Side. The 200,000-square-foot rooftop includes a glass-enclosed pavilion, an outdoor terrace, and a one-acre working farm, which is expected to generate up to 40,000 …

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HDR, IPD Team Celebrate Opening of the Pavilion, Penn Medicine’s Vision for Advanced Care

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Designed by PennFIRST, an integrated project delivery team including HDR, Foster+Partners, BR+A, LF Driscoll, and Balfour Beatty in partnership with Penn Medicine’s clinical and facilities experts, the Pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is an inpatient facility and a …

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SLAM Designs New Facility for Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) announces the recent completion of the 180,000-square-foot, six-story facility for the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. The four-year, regional medical campus is in partnership with Tower Health. Students will receive clinical training at Reading Hospital, Tower Health’s …

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Historic Cinema Transformed into Modern Office Space in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA — The Box Office is a new 77,000-square-foot anchor for the SouthSide Works live-work-play-stay development on Pittsburgh’s South Side. HOK worked with commercial real estate investment and development firm SomeraRoad to design Class-A office space that will attract tenants looking to find a new or expanded home in …

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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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Delaware DOT Upgrades SR 24 Corridor for Greater Safety

Concerned about safety along State Road 24 in southeastern Delaware, the Department of Transportation has embarked on the series of projects to address problem spots.

“The Route 24 Corridor is one of the few major east/west connector roads for local and beach traffic moving across the state,” says Kathryn Beasley …

USDOT Announces up to $606.7M TIFIA Loan for the Farley Building Transportation Project in New York City

NEW YORK, NY — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau has provided a direct TIFIA loan in the amount of up to $606.7 million to the New York State Urban Development Corporation, doing business as Empire State Development, for the construction of the Farley Building …

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New York Governor Announces Construction Start at Largest Green Hydrogen Plant in North America

ALABAMA, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces that alternative energy technology provider Plug Power has begun construction on a $290-million electricity substation and green hydrogen fuel production facility at the Western New York Science, Technology, and Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) located in the Town of Alabama, Genesee County.

Plug Power, …

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New York Governor Unveils Commuter-First Vision for Penn Station and Revitalized Surrounding Neighborhood

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Hochul recently unveiled her vision for a new commuter-first Penn Station and revitalized surrounding neighborhood that reflects the community's needs and focuses on public transit and public realm improvements. The plan prioritizes the reconstruction of the existing station while the station expansion and the Gateway …

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Summit One Vanderbilt, an Immersive Observatory Experience, Opens to the Public

NEW YORK, NY — SL Green Realty Corp. recently celebrated the grand opening of SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, the world’s most immersive observatory experience. SL Green executives, SUMMIT One Vanderbilt creators, One Vanderbilt partners, and New York City leaders celebrated at a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the destination to …

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Niagara Falls State Park Transformation Initiative Wins Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award

NIAGARA FALLS, NY — The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announces the Niagara Falls State Park Transformation Initiative as the 2021 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award winner. The OCEA Award, which recognizes exemplary civil engineering projects around the country, honors projects which exemplify state-of-the-art engineering skill and provide …

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Pennsylvania DOT Updates US 1 to Improve Mobility Near Philadelphia

U.S. 1 is a major north-south highway that traverses the entire east coast of the United States. A section of U.S. 1 is undergoing construction in Bucks County, just outside of Philadelphia. Known as the U.S. 1 Improvement Project, the project aims to update and improve the section of the …

EPA Announces $13.8M WIFIA Loan to Improve Drinking Water Quality in Great Neck, New York

GREAT NECK, NY — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces a $13.8-million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Water Authority of Great Neck North, New York, to help finance infrastructure upgrades that will modernize its water treatment plant to better address potential contaminants and better …

AECOM to Serve as Construction Manager on the First Purpose-Built Offshore Wind Project in the United States

LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWNSHIP, NJ — AECOM announces that its AECOM Tishman business has been selected to manage construction of the New Jersey Wind Port, the nation’s first purpose-built offshore wind marshaling and manufacturing port, located in Lower Alloways Creek Township, New Jersey, on the eastern shore of the Delaware …

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New York Governor Announces Completion of $425M Mixed-Use Development in Brooklyn

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces the completion of The Fountains, a major $425-million transformative project on the state's former Brooklyn Developmental Center site in East New York. This redevelopment of a six-acre complex includes 1,163 affordable homes across several buildings, nearly 22,000 square feet of commercial space, …

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VHB-Led Master Plan Takes Off at Syracuse Hancock International Airport

SYRACUSE, NY — VHB recently kicked off the Syracuse Hancock International Airport Master Plan Update, a 20-year infrastructure development plan to outline the future needs of the regional airport for the client, Syracuse Regional Airport Authority. As the airport expands due to growing interest in the area by cargo- and …

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I-295 Direct Connection Cleans Up One of New Jersey’s Most Congested Intersections

One of the busiest interchanges in New Jersey is in the middle of a long-term construction project. Known as the I-295 Direct Connection project, the project will make commuting in Camden County – which borders the Delaware River and Philadelphia – much smoother.

Three roads – I-295, I-76, and Route …

Route 1 Congestion Relief Project Named Finalist in America’s Best Transportation Project Competition

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announces that the Route 1 Permanent Hard Shoulder Running Project, which uses the shoulder as a travel lane during peak commuting times to relieve congestion and improve safety, has been named a finalist in AASHTO’s 2021 America’s …

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New STEM Building at University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Breaks Ground

BRADFORD, PA — The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (known as Pitt-Bradford) is celebrating the groundbreaking for construction of its new, 39,000-square-foot Engineering & Information Technologies Building. The project was designed by national architecture/engineering firm, HED, working with LGA Partners as the architect of record, interior designer, and construction …

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Northeast Community Propel Academy Opens its Doors for 1,600 Philadelphia Students

PHILADELPHIA, PA — After more than a year of remote learning, 1,600 students from the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) recently returned to school in the new Northeast Community Propel Academy, a 180,000-square-foot K-8 facility resulting from a public-private partnership (P3) between the district and the experts at Gilbane and …

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Pennsylvania DOT Improves PA 18 Corridor with Long-Awaited Reconstruction

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) $10 million PA 18 Improvement Project is enhancing the local road network under and surrounding Interstate 70 Exit 17 at Jefferson Avenue in Washington County, southwest of Pittsburgh.

“The project corridor’s aging infrastructure and effects from years of heavy traffic congestion resulted in …

Two New Jersey DOT Projects Earn Regional Recognition in AASHTO’s 2021 America's Transportation Awards

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announces that two NJDOT projects have been named regional winners in the 2021 America’s Transportation Awards Competition. NJDOT received awards for two small category projects: Route 1 Permanent Hard Shoulder Running Project (Operations Excellence category) and Transportation Asset Management System …

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LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B is World’s First to Achieve LEED v4 Gold Certification

NEW YORK, NY — LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B in New York City has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, making it the first airport terminal to achieve this designation under more stringent LEED v4 requirements. The …

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New York Governor Announces Completion of Pudding Street Bridge and Intersection Reconfiguration in Putnam Valley

PUTNAM VALLEY, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces that work is complete on the $28.9-million project to construct a new bridge over the Taconic State Parkway at the Pudding Street intersection in Putnam Valley as well as new ramps to better enable motorists to get on and off the …

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Murphy Administration Announces $161.25M in FY22 County Aid in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announces the release of $161.25 million in Fiscal Year 2022 County Aid to help make infrastructure improvements on the local level. The program is funded through the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF).

“Providing state funding to county …

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Restore the Corridor Increases Longevity for I-95 in Delaware

Interstate 95 is a major north-south highway that runs the entire length of the United States and even makes its way into Canada. The route was developed in the mid-1950s, though the segment that runs through downtown Wilmington was originally built in 1964. Some portions of the roadway and bridges …

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USGBC Honors Projects in New York and New Jersey with 2021 Leadership Awards

NEW YORK, NY — During the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Live virtual conference, USGBC Leadership Awards were given to leaders around the world who are creating the next generation of sustainable, healthy, equitable, and resilient buildings, cities, and communities. The following are recipients in the Constructioneer area:

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SLAM Completes Phase Three ICU/IMU Floor at Doylestown Health's Cardiovascular and Critical Care Pavilion

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), in partnership with Doylestown Health, has completed phase three of the new $54-million, 100,000-square-foot, three-story addition to Doylestown Hospital, called the Cardiovascular and Critical Care Pavilion. Phase three marks another milestone in the hospital’s commitment to expanding care for their most vulnerable patients, …

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MacMor Construction Increases Productivity with Powerful Equipment

Dirt work is in Brian Golden’s blood – and the connection to each generation of his family is present every day at MacMor Construction LLC. Founded in 2013 and named after his daughters – Mackenzie and Morgan – MacMor started as a three-man crew and has grown into …

AECOM to Provide Program Management Services for New Jersey Turnpike Interchange 1 to 4 Widening Program

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — AECOM announces that it has been selected to provide program management services for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s $1.1-billion Interchange 1 to 4 Widening Program. AECOM will provide program management, preliminary engineering, and environmental services for the project’s permitting, design, and construction phases.

“We look forward to …

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Arverne East Achieves Clear Path Toward Construction

NEW YORK, NY — Arverne East, a multifaceted, 116-acre development in the Rockaways at the far edge of New York City recently achieved multiple milestones that will advance the development toward construction. The development obtained Uniform Land Use Review Procedure approvals, construction is set to begin on the nature preserve …

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New York Governor Announces Construction Completion and Opening of Under The K Bridge Park in Brooklyn

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces the completion of construction and official opening of Under the K Bridge Park, which will utilize land occupied by the former Kosciuszko Bridge to transform nearly seven acres beneath the Kosciuszko Bridge in Brooklyn into open space for the North Brooklyn …

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Commingled Contaminants, Groundwater, and Two Feet of Snow Challenge First Phase of Remediation for Jersey City Development

What happens when contaminants from historic fill and decades of assorted industrial activities mix together in soil with a shallow water table?

At the future site of The Cove mixed-use development in Jersey City, New Jersey, “This is without question the most complicated remedial project that I’ve been involved with,” …

New York Governor Announces Nearly $42M in Repavement Projects for Key Interstates in Finger Lakes Region

ROCHESTER, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces that work has begun on two projects totaling nearly $42 million to restore the riding conditions and enhance safety along two key stretches of interstates in the Rochester-Finger Lakes region: I-390 from Route 5&20 (Exit 10) in Avon to the Thruway (Exit …

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PennDOT to Rehabilitate 232-Year-Old Trinity Lane Bridge Over Gulph Mills Creek in Upper Merion Township

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announces that construction has begun on a project to rehabilitate the 232-year-old bridge carrying Trinity Lane (Route 320) over Gulph Mills Creek in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County. During the three-month rehabilitation project, PennDOT’s contractor will utilize original salvaged …

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US Navy’s Naval Facilities Engineering Command Selects Stantec for Large Waterfront Project Support

KITTERY, ME — The U.S. Navy’s Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic has selected global design firm Stantec to lead multidiscipline architect‐engineer services as part of a five-year, $60-million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. Through this IDIQ contract, Stantec will support the planning, design, construction, and renovation of large waterfront …

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New York Governor Announces Niagara Falls State Park to Build $46M Visitor Center

NIAGARA FALLS, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces the design for a new, $46-million visitor center in Niagara Falls State Park. The new facility will be a gateway to adventure along the Niagara River Corridor, greatly improving the visitor experience, complementing nature, increasing the length of visits within the …

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Pennsylvania DOT Upgrades the Connection Between I-80 and I-99

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is in the midst of a three-phase project in Centre County. Upon completion, the project will build local access, create a high-speed interchange connection between I-99 and I-80, and make improvements on a local road.

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Murphy Administration Announces $47.3M in FY2021 Local Bridge Fund Grants

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announces 39 Local Bridge Fund grants totaling $47.3 million to help counties maintain local bridges in a state of good repair.

“The Murphy Administration is committed to improving the quality of life in New Jersey, and the Local Bridge Fund …

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Stantec Unveils Concept Designs for Battery Coastal Resilience Project in Lower Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY — Global design firm Stantec releases concept design renderings for the $129-million Battery Coastal Resilience Project in Lower Manhattan. Stantec is serving as lead designer for the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) project, which will ensure usability of this public space for millions of yearly …

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New Jersey DOT Replaces Wittpenn Bridge with State’s First Orthotropic Spans

Work is progressing on the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) $495 million Wittpenn Bridge replacement, the state’s first orthotropic bridge, over the Hackensack River.

“The new bridge offers operational and safety improvements,” says Nick Dogias, Project Manager for NJDOT.

The new structure replaces a bridge built in …

New York Governor Announces $48.9M for Clean Water Systems and Local Drinking Water Infrastructure Projects Statewide

ALBANY, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces that the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation Board of Directors has approved more than $48 million in grants, interest-free loans, and low-cost loans to support vital drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects across New York state. The FY 2022 Enacted Budget …

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Volvo Construction Equipment to Invest $4.3M in North American Training Facility

SHIPPENSBURG, PA — Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is making a major investment in technical training facilities and programs with the addition of a $4.3-million training center in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Upon its planned opening by the end of 2022, the facility will provide a space to develop and deliver in-person …

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Pennsylvania DOT Tackles Major Harrisburg Bottleneck on I-83

A bottleneck for years, the beltway around Harrisburg – Pennsylvania’s state capital – is receiving $1 billion upgrades from the state’s transportation department.

“We have capacity needs, old pavement needs and some of the ramp designs are outdated, and they are related to safety,” says John M. Bachman, Senior …

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New Christina River Bridge Gives Commuters and Pedestrians From Both Sides Greater Access to Redeveloped Areas

The Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) Christina River Bridge and approaches project in Wilmington, Delaware, is expected to benefit area residents in multiple ways. DelDOT believes the project – which is essentially complete – to have an economic impact, improve travel in the area, and assist pedestrians.

The west …

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Turner Tops Out The Spiral at 66 Hudson Boulevard

NEW YORK, NY — Turner Construction Company in New York City, recently raised the final beam more than 1,000 feet to celebrate the official topping out of the The Spiral at 66 Hudson Boulevard, which will represent the future of connected workspace for industry leaders.

“The topping out at The …

Murphy Administration Announces $29M in FY2021 Rail Freight Assistance Program Grants

TRENTON, NJ — The Murphy Administration announces 10 grants totaling more than $29 million through the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) FY2021 Rail Freight Assistance Program.

The grants help support economic activity by preserving and improving the existing freight transportation system and by making freight rail service more …

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Skanska Completes Transformation of the James A. Farley Building into New York City’s New Moynihan Train Hall

NEW YORK, NY — Construction and development firm Skanska announces that it has completed the significant transformation of the James A. Farley Post Office Building into the new 225,000-square-foot, 21st century Moynihan Train Hall for Empire State Development. The mixed-use Moynihan Train Hall increases total concourse floor space in …

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Stantec-Designed One Vanderbilt Avenue Transit Improvements Open for Public Use

NEW YORK, NY — The completion of One Vanderbilt Avenue, which is the second tallest office tower in New York City at 1,401 feet, marks a significant milestone for the Midtown transit system. All components of One Vanderbilt’s $220-million transit improvement project, designed by a Stantec-led team and funded …

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Haugland Group Builds COVID-19 Hospital in Record Time

As COVID-19 raged across areas of New York in the spring of 2020, hospitals were running out of beds, especially intensive-care beds. To meet that demand, Haugland Group built an alternative care facility in 21 days at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.

“The sense of community, pride and …

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U.S. DOT Announces $766.5M Grant Agreement to New Jersey Transit for the Portal North Bridge Project in Hudson County

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces a $766.5-million Capital Investment Grant (CIG) agreement with New Jersey Transit Corporation (New Jersey Transit) for the Portal North Bridge Project in Hudson County, New Jersey. The project will improve the reliability of commuter rail …

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New York State Thruway Authority’s $355M Cashless Tolling Project Now Operational

ALBANY, NY — Stantec, along with project partners Cashless Tolling Constructors, LLC and KC Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. celebrate a significant milestone as the New York State Thruway Authority’s (NYSTA) $355-million project to implement cashless tolling along 450 miles of roadway is now operational. As part of the …

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RAL Development Services’ Broadridge Project Launches in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA, PA — RAL Development Services (RAL), a real estate development firm based in New York City, announces the launch of Broadridge, a 14-story mixed-use project located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Broadridge will include 305,000 square feet of residential space distributed among 478 rental units that range from studio apartments to …

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Enid A. Haupt Conservatory Restored to Past Grandeur

The landmark Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx received an $18 million restoration, preserving it for future generations.

“The main reason for the project was that structural issues needed to be addressed,” says Bob Zirkel, Vice President in charge of the project …

New York State DOT Announces Major Construction Complete on Freemans Bridge Rehabilitation

SCHENECTADY, NY — New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez announces that major construction has been completed on the rehabilitation of Freemans Bridge over the Mohawk River in Schenectady County. The project eased travel and enhanced safety along a heavily traveled connector between the City of Schenectady …

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Mixed Use Carbon Neutral Design Wins ASHRAE LowDown Showdown

NEW YORK, NY — HGA presented at the virtual 2020 ASHRAE LowDown Showdown event and won First Place in the international competition. Aequitas, an integrated team of designers, architects, engineers, and sustainability experts, worked together to create a 300,000-square-foot, 15-story mixed-use building located in New York City. The challenge …

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Historic Pulaski Skyway Receives a Major Upgrade

The $1 billion restoration of the iconic Pulaski Skyway, in Northeastern New Jersey, maintains its historic appearance while employing innovative engineering and construction techniques.

“The Skyway is an amazing feat, built in the 1920s to early 30s,” says Scott Thorn, Project Manager for the New Jersey Department of Transportation …

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NCSEA Honors LaGuardia’s Pedestrian Bridge as One of Year’s Best Structural Engineering Projects

NEW YORK, NY — Designed by HOK as part of LaGuardia Airport’s new $5.1-billion Terminal B project in New York, Pedestrian Bridge B won a 2020 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award presented by the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA).

The NCSEA’s annual program highlights the best examples of …

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Delaware DOT Continues Improvements to US 40

Another piece of the Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) improvements along the U.S. 40 corridor, the intersection with SR 72 in Bear, nears completion and will reduce congestion.

“The intersection has been operating beyond its capacity with an increase in northbound and southbound demand,” says Todd Oliver, with …

AECOM Tishman Delivers Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget Completion of One Vanderbilt

NEW YORK, NY — AECOM Tishman recently marked the historic opening of One Vanderbilt, joining owner SL Green, Mayor Bill DeBlasio, and city leaders at a ribbon cutting to celebrate New York City’s newest skyscraper. The building abuts Grand Central Terminal and is now the second tallest office tower in …

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Three Dewberry Projects Receive 2020 ACEC NY Engineering Excellence Awards

ALBANY, NY — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, received three awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC NY).

The Engineering Excellence Award winners are selected among submissions from more than 60 member firms that are judged on a variety of criteria, including …

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Pennsylvania’s I-90 Reconstruction Project Will Improve Safety, Smoothness, Efficiency

In northwestern Pennsylvania, Interstate 90 runs through Erie County from the Ohio border to the New York border. It is the primary west-east highway for the area surrounding the city of Erie, and serves as a gateway into Pennsylvania for many tourists. Originally constructed at the end of the 1950s, …

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Announces CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Awards Recipients

SCHAUMBURG, IL — The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) announces the results of their biennial CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Awards program. Of the entries received, eight projects were selected to receive recognition.

Project entries were evaluated on the basis of: satisfaction of owners objectives, development of innovative solutions, maximizing …

Two New Jersey DOT Projects Win 2020 America’s Transportation Awards

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announces that two NJDOT projects have been named regional winners in the 2020 America’s Transportation Awards Competition.

New Jersey received honors for the following projects:

  • Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges Project Contract 4, which was named best Quality …

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TyBot Speeds Orrs Bridge Project in Pennsylvania

Construction of an iconic replacement for the Orrs Bridge in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, features the TyBot robot completing the strenuous rebar ties, saving time and labor.

“What TyBot enabled us to do on this job was to keep the schedule,” says LaMar Childs, President of LB Construction Enterprise in …

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Murphy Administration Announces $161M in FY21 County Aid

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announces the release of $161.25 million in Fiscal Year 2021 County Aid grants to help make infrastructure improvements on the local level. The grants are funded through the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF).

“County Aid is just …

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 …

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New Jersey’s Route 3/Route 46 Interchange Improvement Project Enters Second Phase

Construction work is progressing on the second (Contract B) phase of New Jersey’s Route 3, Route 46, Valley Road and Notch/Rifle Camp Road Interchange Project. The federally funded New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) project, located in Passaic County, is intended to improve safety, reduce congestion, and provide additional local …

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 …

Dewberry Selected to Design Franklin Avenue Bridge

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that it has been selected by New Jersey Transit to design the rehabilitation or replacement of the Franklin Avenue Bridge over the Morristown Line in Denville, New Jersey. The work will be performed out of the firm’s Bloomfield, …

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LaGuardia Airport Opens New Terminal B Headhouse

NEW YORK, NY — With the opening this week of the new Terminal B Arrivals and Departures Hall (also known as a headhouse), Governor Andrew Cuomo’s vision for a unified LaGuardia Airport is becoming a reality. The facility was developed and operated by LaGuardia Gateway Partners (which includes Vantage Airport …

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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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Delaware’s SR 141/I-95 Interchange Expands Capacity and Increases Safety While Minimizing Wetlands Impact

When the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) undertook improvements at the State Road 141 and Interstate 95 interchange outside Wilmington, Delaware, even though the work only covered a few miles, they divided the project into two sections with seven phases and used extensive Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) techniques.

“This is …

Sand Point Services Completes Record-Setting Level 3 Expansion for St. Francis Hospital

ANCHORAGE, AK — Sand Point Services LLC (SPS), an Alaska Native Corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of the TDX Tanadgusix Corporation with offices in Cookstown, New Jersey, and Anchorage, Alaska, recently completed a renovation project at St. Francis Hospital in Trenton, New Jersey. The SPS team completed their work within …

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The Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project Will Ensure Safer Travel for the Local Community

Zipping along on a modern highway versus driving along trafficked roads with local commuters are very different experiences. The Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) Project in central eastern Pennsylvania aims to ensure that drivers can have each of these different driving experiences in the area.

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New York Governor Announces $20M Available for Airport Modernization and Safety Enhancement Projects

ALBANY, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces that $20 million in new state funding is available for airports across New York State to support safety improvements, modernize operations and increase general and business-related aviation capacity. The Airport Capital Grant Program, which is 100 percent state-funded, is part of the …

Pennsylvania's Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) Bridge Honored by AISC and NSBA

PITTSBURGH, PA — Michael Baker International, a provider of engineering, planning, and consulting services, announces that the Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has won a Prize Bridge Award from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA). The biennial Prize Bridge …

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Stantec’s Design for Albany Skyway Project Receives 2020 ACEC New York Diamond Award

ALBANY, NY — Global design firm Stantec has received a Diamond Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC New York) 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards for work on the Albany Skyway, an infrastructure renewal project poised to be the first elevated park in the Capital Region of …

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New York Governor Announces Approval of $300M in Funding for Reimagine the Canals Initiative

ALBANY, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces the New York Power Authority (NYPA) Board of Trustees has authorized a five-year funding plan for the Reimagine the Canals Initiative, first announced in a Governor's 2020 State of the State proposal, which will help expand tourism, boost economic development and reduce …

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Site Preparation Begins at 158,000-SF ‘City Harbor’ Project Set to Revitalize Ithaca’s Waterfront

ITHACA, NY — City Harbor, a substantial mixed-use project promoting wider access to Cayuga Lake, has entered site preparation stages, its project team has announced. The site, nestled along an inlet on the southern shore of the 37.9-mile Finger Lake, will feature 158,000 square feet of residential space, with an …

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Stantec Selected as Lead Designer for Battery Coastal Resilience Project in Lower Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY — Global design firm Stantec has been selected by the New York City Economic Development Corporation to lead design for the Battery Coastal Resilience Project, spanning one third of a mile of waterfront along the 25-acre Battery Park. The project is one of several underway or in …

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Wolf Administration Announces Start of Construction to Widen, Reconstruct 2.9-Mile Section of U.S. 202

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — The Wolf Administration announces that construction began on January 27 on a project to widen and reconstruct nearly three miles of U.S. 202 from south of Morris Road to Swedesford Road in Whitpain and Lower Gwynedd townships, Montgomery County.

“This project is a critical part …

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Skanska Completes Final Phase of Empire State Building Renovation with Opening of the 80th Floor

NEW YORK, NY — Skanska recently joined Empire State Realty Trust and other partners to reveal the Empire State Building’s new 80th floor. This milestone completes the final phase of a four-year, top-to-bottom reimagining of the guest experience for Empire State Building visitors, for which Skanska served as construction manager. …

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NewYork-Presbyterian David H. Koch Center Achieves LEED Gold

NEW YORK, NY — The NewYork-Presbyterian David H. Koch Center and Integrative Health and Wellbeing is the first project in New York City to earn certification and the first in the state to achieve LEED Gold under the more stringent LEED Healthcare rating system.

The design for the new ambulatory …

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Excavation Begins for New Residential Skyscraper in New York City

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Excavation and foundation work on Bjarke Ingels Group‘s (BIG) Strata Tower at 8 West 30th Street, has gotten deeper below the streets of New York City’s NoMad neighborhood.

Several excavators and piling machines are actively digging and inserting long metal pilings into the earth …

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Pennsylvania DOT P3 Board Approves I-81 Project to Address Safety and Mobility Needs

HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Public-Private Transportation Partnerships (P3) Board approved a proposed P3 project to reconstruct a 4.5-mile section of I-81 near Wilkes-Barre.

The P3 Board originally approved the project in late 2018 as a bundling of 15 bridge replacements along I-80 and I-81 in …

New York Governor Announces $1.5B Javits Center Expansion to be Substantially Complete by March 2021

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces that the historic $1.5-billion expansion of the Javits Center will be substantially complete by March 2021. The massive project, which will add 1.2 million square feet of total event-related space on Manhattan's West Side, is moving toward an on-time, on-budget completion …

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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Governor Cuomo Cuts Ribbon on New Albany Airport Transportation Corridor

ALBANY, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently cut the ribbon on the completed Albany International Airport Transportation Corridor. The northbound Exit 3 flyover ramp, as well as newly configured Exits 4 and 5 off and on ramps are now open. The new Exit 3 and the upgrades to Exits …

EIR Healthcare Announces New Strategic Partnership with IMC Construction

PHILADELPHIA, PA — EIR Healthcare, the modular innovation firm bringing efficient industrial practices to healthcare, real estate and hospitality, announces a strategic partnership with IMC Construction, a full-service, national, construction management firm. IMC Construction has named EIR Healthcare a preferred vendor partner, providing its modular manufacturing solution to building …

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DesignGroup Modernizes Mid-20th Century Library on Washington & Jefferson College Campus

PITTSBURGH, PA — DesignGroup took a mid-20th century library and created an updated space that blends with a campus of historic 19th century buildings. The newly renamed Clark Family Library at Washington & Jefferson College has been transformed into a two-level, 31,000-square-foot space of modern information commons combining quiet library …

EW Howell’s Interiors Division Brings the World’s Largest Hotel Fitness Center to TWA Hotel

PLAINVIEW, NY — EW Howell Construction Group, an education, retail, cultural, government and healthcare builder, has completed the build out of TWA Fitness, the world’s largest hotel fitness center, at the TWA Hotel, totaling 10,000 square feet. The firm’s interior division was tapped by MCR and MORSE Development as …

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 …

Five Dewberry Projects Recognized with ACEC NY Engineering Excellence Awards

NEW YORK, NY — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, took home five awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC NY) during the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards gala. Dewberry projects were awarded diamond, platinum, gold and silver awards.

Diamond Award – Development and …

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Geisinger Selects Stantec for Design of Systemwide Master Plan

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Geisinger, a health services organization, has selected Stantec to lead the design of a systemwide masterplan encompassing all inpatient and outpatient facilities spanning Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The global architecture, design and engineering firm will support Geisinger’s facilities administration, business strategy and development and leadership teams in …

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Modjeski and Masters Awarded DRBA Delaware Memorial Bridge Protection Contract

MECHANICSBURG, PA — Modjeski and Masters, an engineering firm specializing in the design, inspection and rehabilitation of all bridge types, announces its selection for the Delaware Memorial Bridge Protection System contract with the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA).

As the prime consultant for this contract, Modjeski and Masters …

NYC Department of Design and Construction Selects Hill International for Major Jails Program

NEW YORK, NY — Hill International, Inc., a global construction management firm, announces that the New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYCDDC) selected a joint venture of AECOM and Hill to provide program and project management for New York City’s borough-based jails program.

This multi-billion-dollar program features …

Phipps Conservatory Opens Exhibit Staging Center, Setting New Standard in Green Buildings

PITTSBURGH, PA — Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens continues to lead in sustainable building design and construction with the unveiling of the Exhibit Staging Center (ESC). Formerly an old public works building, the ESC showcases the latest advancements in green building technology on an existing site, transforming a space on …

New Jersey DOT Announces More Than $5.6M in Federal Grants to Improve Local Transportation

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) in partnership with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) announces the awarding of more than $5.6 million in 10 federal grants under the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) and Transportation Alternatives Set-Asides (TA Set-Asides) programs.

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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. …

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HNTB Celebrates Projects Recognized at ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards Gala

KANSAS CITY, MO — HNTB Corporation recently joined clients and partners in celebrating project collaborations, coast to coast, that earned recognition at the American Council of Engineering Companies’ annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. The winning projects reflect outstanding engineering achievement and are delivering mobility benefits that strengthen …

Ten US and Five Canadian Projects Receive Copper Architecture Award

MCLEAN, VA — From a new copper clad university building seeking LEED accreditation to a restored 100-year-old copper roof,  15 unique buildings from the United States and Canada recently earned a spot among the 2019 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) award-winners.
The NACIA awards program, organized by the Copper …

New Jersey DOT, NJTPA Announce Nearly $20M in Federal Grants to Improve Local Transportation

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) in partnership with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) announces the awarding of nearly $20 million in 27 federal grants under the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) and Transportation Alternatives Set-Asides (TA Set-Asides) programs.
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Murphy Administration Poised to Deliver $1.2B in Local Aid by End of 2019

TRENTON, NJ — The Murphy Administration announces a change in the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) Municipal Aid Grant cycle to better help municipalities plan and construct infrastructure projects. In addition, NJDOT is creating a Local Aid Resource Center to support local public agencies, fulfilling a pledge to …

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ICRI Awards Prism Construction Management with Repair Project of the Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The International Concrete Repair Institute has awarded “Repair Project of the Year” to Prism Construction Management and its work on Prism Capital Partners’ Residences at Edison Lofts in Edison Village. The industrial-to-residential redevelopment of the Thomas Edison Invention Factory and Commerce Center in West Orange …

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Dewberry Announces 11 Promotions Throughout New Jersey

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Dewberry announces the promotion of more than 65 employees nationwide, including two staff members within the firm’s Mount Laurel office, two within the Parsippany office and seven within the Bloomfield office. The promotions coincide with Dewberry’s ongoing expansion of engineering and consulting services in the Northeast region. …

Design Concept for Terminal Modernization Program at Pittsburgh International Airport Revealed


PITTSBURGH, PA — As part of a board meeting and the annual State of the Airport event, the Allegheny County Airport Authority Board of Directors approved a concept design for the Terminal Modernization Program at Pittsburgh International Airport. The new terminal will be built adjacent to the current Airside facility …

U.S. DOT Awards $53M in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation'sFederal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grants valued at $53.2 million to 10 projects to fund advanced technologies that will improve mobility and safety for drivers and enhance the performance of the nation’s highway …

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 …