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Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Begins Concourse D Upgrade

ATLANTA, GA — WSP, an engineering, environment, and professional services consultancy, joined airport, city, and federal leaders, including U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, for the start of a long-awaited expansion of Concourse D at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

“This $1.4 billion project is one of many planned at Hartsfield-Jackson …

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USDOT Secretary Buttigieg Visits Alabama to Celebrate Investments that will Reconnect Communities

BIRMINGHAM, AL — As part of the Biden-Harris Administration's ongoing Investing in America Tour, U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg traveled to Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama, to celebrate awards that will reshape and reconnect communities.

Buttigieg and USDOT recently announced $3.3 billion in funding from President Joe Biden’s …

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Spirit Airlines Unveils New Spirit Central Campus in Dania Beach, Florida

DANIA BEACH, FL — Spirit Airlines celebrates the official opening of Spirit Central, its new corporate campus at Dania Pointe in Dania Beach, Florida. The campus spans more than 11 acres and features four buildings, including a support center with offices, an amenity building, a new crew training facility built …

Jacobs to Design Miami-Dade Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion and Upgrades

MIAMI, FL — Jacobs was selected by the Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department (WASD) to design upgrades for the county's three wastewater treatment plants benefitting nearly 2.4 million residents and hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

Under the six-year professional services agreement, Jacobs will support upgrades aimed at …

Roy Anderson Corp Awarded $72.7M Hangar 3 Project at Pensacola International Airport

PENSACOLA, FL — Tutor Perini Corporation, a civil, building, and specialty construction company, announces that its subsidiary, Roy Anderson Corp, has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $72.7 million by the City of Pensacola, Florida, for Hangar 3 of Project Titan at Pensacola International Airport. The scope …

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VHB Awarded Three ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards for Elevating Transportation in the State of Georgia

ATLANTA, GA — VHB was recognized with two Engineering Excellence Awards and a People’s Choice Award at the 2024 Georgia Engineering Awards. The event celebrates exceptional engineers, engineering projects, and industry achievements throughout the state.

VHB and Thomas & Hutton (T&H) were recognized with the State Award (First Place) in …

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Hoar Celebrates Topping Out of UAB Medicine Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Hoar Construction announces the topping out of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Medicine’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility, signifying the new downtown Birmingham building has reached its tallest point. The 11-story rehabilitation facility broke ground in May of 2022 and is expected to be completed by early …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on the New Cape Canaveral Hospital and Medical Office Building

BREVARD COUNTY, FL — Gilbane recently attended the groundbreaking celebration of the Cape Canaveral Hospital and Medical Office Building in Merritt Island. Collaborating with project partners, Lawrence Group, Concord Group, and BCER, for design, project management, and engineering, this facility will replace the current Cape Canaveral Hospital, …

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Jacobs to Deliver New Water Reclamation Facility in St. Johns County, Florida

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, FL — St. Johns County, Florida, is undertaking its largest capital improvement project to date, a $191.8 million advanced water reclamation facility (WRF) and associated improvements that will treat 3.25 million gallons per day (MGD) of wastewater for beneficial reuse. Jacobs has been contracted to provide design-build …

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Economic Growth in Tuscaloosa Spurs Alabama DOT’s $52M US 11 Widening Project

In the 1990s, Mercedes-Benz made the decision to build its first-ever U.S. manufacturing facility in Alabama, and throughout the years the company has continued to invest millions of dollars to increase its development in the state, according to the Encyclopedia of Alabama website. In the spring of 2022, Mercedes-Benz opened …

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Lane Construction Wins $299M Contract for Seminole Expressway/SR 417 Widening Project in Florida

SEMINOLE COUNTY, FL — Lane Construction, the U.S. subsidiary of Webuild Group, has won a $299 million contract to widen the Seminole Expressway/SR 417 in Seminole County, Florida.

The Seminole Expressway/SR 417 is a hurricane evacuation route and a major portion of the eastern beltway around Orlando. This …

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Clayco Awarded Hankook Tire Expansion Project in Clarksville, Tennessee

CLARKSVILLE, TN — Clayco, a full-service, turnkey real estate development, architecture, engineering, and construction firm, announces its partnership with Hankook Tire to build the company’s expansion at the Tennessee Plant in Clarksville. The expansion will feature 2.2 million square feet of facilities for tire manufacturing and technological innovation.

The …

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Historic Downtown Dothan Revitalization Project Breaks Ground

DOTHAN, AL — The City of Dothan, Alabama, recently broke ground on its downtown revitalization project. The ceremony, which took place at the historic Dothan Opera House, was attended by city and county officials, former mayors, current Mayor Mark Saliba, and other community members. The groundbreaking signals the beginning of …

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Tennessee Builders Alliance Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Nissan Stadium

NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Builders Alliance (TBA) recently celebrated the beginning of construction of the New Nissan Stadium, the future home of the Tennessee Titans, with a groundbreaking ceremony in Nashville. The ceremony was attended by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Nashville Mayor Freddie O’Connell, and Tennessee Titans Controlling Owner …

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Superior-de Moya Joint Venture Reaches Substantial Completion of Sanibel Causeway’s Permanent Roadway

After Hurricane Ian wiped out portions of the original three-mile-long Sanibel Causeway, which connects the Sanibel and Captiva barrier islands to the mainland in southwest Florida, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) awarded a joint venture team a phased design-build contract to make initial repairs, open a new permanent causeway, …

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $3.3B for Locally-Led Projects that Reconnect Communities

ATLANTA, GA — U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announces $3.33 billion in grant awards for 132 projects through the Reconnecting Communities Pilot and Neighborhood Access and Equity discretionary grant programs as part of President Joe Biden’s Investing in America Agenda. The funding is aimed at reconnecting communities that …

ARC Board Approves Major Update to Metropolitan Transportation Plan

ATLANTA, GA — The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) Board approves a major update to the Atlanta Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), which allocates $168 billion in federal, state, and local funding through 2050 to improve transportation and safety across the 20-county region.

The MTP is designed to accommodate significant growth that …

Lane Construction Opens Traffic on Central Florida’s Final Link of the Wekiva Parkway

SEMINOLE COUNTY, FL — The Lane Construction Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of Webuild Group, has opened all high-speed system-to-system movements and access ramps on Section 8 of the Wekiva Parkway in Seminole County, accomplishing the final link that completes the beltway around Central Florida.

The $253 million design-build …

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Southern Research Opens Biotech Incubator, Built by Brasfield & Gorrie

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Southern Research recently marked the official opening of its Station 41 biotech incubator, which is one of four programs that make up the newly launched Station 41 biotech commercialization hub. The incubator provides wet lab space and office space, shared lab equipment, and services to support biotech …

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Christman Receives AGC of Tennessee's Build Knoxville Award for Morristown-Hamblen West Project

KNOXVILLE, TN — The Knoxville branch of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Tennessee has honored The Christman Company with a Build Knoxville Award for the Morristown-Hamblen West project.

Morristown-Hamblen West, an extension of the Covenant Health and Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, is a 67,000-square-foot facility featuring an emergency room, diagnostic …

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2024 PCI Design Awards Winners

NASHVILLE, TN — The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announces the winners of the 2024 PCI Design Awards. There are 19 winners in the specials, buildings, and transportation categories and 15 honorable mentions. The PCI Design Award winners in the Dixie Contractor area include:

  • GATE Precast Company won a Sustainable Design …

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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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B&B Underground and Drilling Uses Vermeer Equipment to Tackle Reclaimed Water Project in Deland, Florida

Clean water is a crucial resource that has received a lot more attention in recent years. While some parts of the United States have been dealing with severe droughts, increasing populations are testing water treatment plants in other regions. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida experienced a rise in population, …

Day & Zimmermann Awarded $985M Tennessee Valley Authority Non-Nuclear Maintenance Contract

NASHVILLE, TN — Day & Zimmermann (D&Z) announced that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has awarded its Maintenance and Construction division a contract to perform maintenance and modification services for all of the utility’s hydroelectric dams, gas, coal, and pumped-storage hydroelectricity facilities. D&Z will also perform scaffolding, coatings, insulation, asbestos …

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JE Dunn, LG Chem Celebrate Groundbreaking of Historic Electric Vehicle Battery Cathode Manufacturing Facility

CLARKSVILLE, TN — JE Dunn Construction, Middle Tennessee’s largest general contractor, and LG Chem, a global science-oriented chemical company, broke ground on the new battery material manufacturing facility located in Clarksville, Tennessee. This project, kicking off with a $1.6 billion injection for the first phase, represents one of the …

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Orlando International Airport Terminal C Project Awarded Grand Award in Transportation Engineering Excellence

ORLANDO, FL — HNTB, an infrastructure solutions firm, has received an Engineering Excellence Grand Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies Florida (ACEC Florida) in the Transportation category for its Orlando International Airport Terminal C project. The ACEC Florida Engineering Excellence Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the consulting …

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Clayco is Selected by Rivian to Construct an EV Manufacturing Plant

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA — Clayco, a full-service, turnkey real estate development, architecture, engineering, and construction firm, announces the company was chosen by U.S. electric automaker Rivian to construct an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant at Stanton Springs, Georgia. This collaboration demonstrates Clayco and Rivian’s shared vision for a greener …

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Georgia DOT’s Akers Mill Ramp Project Completes Northwest Corridor Express Lanes System in Atlanta

In the booming metropolitan Atlanta region, the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes project is among the largest transportation projects ever implemented in the state of Georgia. This innovative express lanes system — a roughly $900 million Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) undertaking — added 29.7 miles of reversible, managed toll express …

Tennessee Unveils State’s First-Ever 10-Year Fiscally Constrained Transportation Project Plan

NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reveals its first-ever proposed 10-year fiscally constrained project plan, with the goal of better communicating with citizens and communities of the long-term investment strategy for infrastructure in Tennessee. The $15 billion fiscally constrained plan includes both the annual TDOT work program …

First CM/GC Contract Awarded for the US 17/SR 404 Spur Bridge Major Maintenance Project

SAVANNAH, GA — The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awards its first Construction Management/General Contractor (CM/GC) contract to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. for the US 17/SR 404 Spur Bridge Major Maintenance Project (PI No. 0019219) that will replace the existing bridge’s cables, bearings, and joints. In addition to the …

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Sundt Begins South Tampa Resiliency Project

TAMPA, FL — A Tampa utility company has awarded the South Tampa Resiliency Project, a 36-megawatt natural gas peaking power plant, to Sundt Construction. Sundt recently began construction of the plant on MacDill Air Force Base.

The project is essential to ensuring power for the Air Force base in …

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Hartsfield-Jackson Concourse D Widening Project Underway

ATLANTA, GA — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) recently celebrated a milestone in one of the airport’s most ambitious projects to date. Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens celebrated with ATL General Manager Balram “B” Bheodari the raising of a 900-pound steel beam on the first module of the new addition to …

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Turner Tops Out Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, Georgia

BRASELTON, GA — Turner Construction Company celebrated the topping out of phase 1 of a clinical expansion of Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, Georgia. The vertical expansion is of the patient tower that was built by Turner in 2014.

The expansion is part of a two-phase project, with the …

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Balfour Beatty Tops Out Broward County Convention Center’s East Expansion and Omni Hotel

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Balfour Beatty announces the topping out of Broward County Convention Center’s East Expansion and Hotel during a public ceremony. Balfour Beatty teammates and industry partners, along with local officials, attended the event where the placement of the two uppermost steel beams were placed atop the 400,000-square-foot …

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Turner Awarded $65M in Contracts to Expand Johnson & Johnson Vision Manufacturing Plant

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Turner Construction Company was chosen as the contractor for a $65 million expansion to the Johnson & Johnson disposable contact lens manufacturing plant in Jacksonville, Florida. The expansion is designed to increase sustainability of the plant through waste reduction and efficient use of natural resources.

The projects …

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HDR Selected to Manage Transformative East Bank Redevelopment in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — HDR has been selected to manage the transformation of more than 500 acres in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. The Imagine East Bank Vision Plan outlines the largest development project in the city’s history and envisions a new future for what is mostly underused land adjacent to …

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The State of Tennessee Breaks Ground on $415M Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Training Academy

NASHVILLE, TN — The State of Tennessee broke ground on a Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Training Academy (MALETA) campus in Nashville, Tennessee. Tennessee Governor Bill Lee attended the groundbreaking alongside state lawmakers and law enforcement officials.

MALETA is a consolidated law enforcement campus that will include training facilities, a housing and …

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Skanska Completes $19.5M Dorothy Thomas Exceptional Center Campus Replacement in Tampa

TAMPA, FL — Skanska USA announces the completion of a $19.5 million campus replacement at the Dorothy Thomas Exceptional Center, a Hillsborough County public school that was a former community gym now dedicated to serving students with emotional and behavioral disorders.

The approximately 40,000-square-foot renovation and expansion replaces 12 mobile …

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Superior and WSP Begin Work on Florida DOT’s $171M Brooks Bridge Project

FORT WALTON BEACH, FL — Superior Construction, an American family-owned infrastructure contractor, along with WSP, an engineering, environment, and professional services firm, will replace the John T. Brooks Bridge on behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). This $171 million project, whose design introduces one of the …

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MYCON Begins Construction on Phase One of Multi-Building Industrial Development in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) has begun construction on the first phase of Airpark Commerce Pointe, an industrial distribution development near Nashville International Airport. This project marks the first ground-up design-build industrial project to be run out of MYCON’s Nashville office, and the firm’s first project …

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Ryan Companies Starts Construction on 56,000-Square-Foot Charter School Near Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — Ryan Companies announces the groundbreaking of the 56,000-square-foot Rutherford Collegiate Prep (RCP) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The school is the latest charter school offering in the region from Noble Education Initiative (NEI), a local nonprofit organization that manages four other public charter schools in the region, as the …

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Superior Construction Completes $80.9M Pasco County Project

TAMPA, FL — Superior Construction has achieved substantial completion of its State Road 52 realignment project in Pasco County, Florida. The heavy civil contractor realigned SR 52 from Uradco Place to west of Fort King Road, improving connectivity near the highly traversed I-75 corridor, between the rapidly-growing cities of Dade …

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Orion Marine Group Completes the First Phase of the NASA Causeway 125 Days Early

Working together in a collaborative manner, the team building the $127 million new dual high-level NASA Causeway Bridge, in Titusville, Florida, completed the first eastbound bridge more than four months early, earning the contractor an incentive bonus, and allowing for easier movement of spacecraft flight hardware to the Kennedy Space …

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Perini Management Services, Inc. Awarded $47M Project for New Visitor Center in Everglades National Park, Florida

MIAMI, FL — Tutor Perini Corporation, a civil, building, and specialty construction company, announces that its subsidiary, Perini Management Services, Inc., has been awarded a fixed-price project valued at approximately $47 million by the National Park Service for the construction of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Visitor Center in …

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Hensel Phelps Completes the BNA International Arrivals Facility and Marketplace

NASHVILLE, TN — The Hensel Phelps team announces that the Nashville International Airport (BNA) International Arrivals Facility marketplace and new gates are available to passengers. The project team worked to complete phase two of the $445 million program after finishing the Terminal Lobby earlier this year. The progressive design-build team …

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Florida DOT Releases Construction Timelines for Moving Florida Forward Projects

ORMOND BEACH, FL — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recently joined legislative leadership to announce updates on the Moving Florida Forward Infrastructure Initiative, including expected construction timelines for the Interstate 95 (I-95) at U.S. 1 Interchange project. Proposed to the Legislature in January 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis’ Moving Florida …

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Ajax Paving Repairs Critical Florida Evacuation Route with SmoothRide Technology

Unlike Florida’s inland regions, its coastal counties are highly susceptible to storm surge from the hurricanes and tropical storms that can batter the region each late summer/early fall. To ensure the safety of residents in these areas, evacuation zones – generally major highway arteries – have been designated, allowing fast, …

USACE Jacksonville Announces Contract Award for Rehabilitation of Brevard Co. Mid and South Reach Shore Protection Projects

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards a $47.6 million contract to The Dutra Group of San Rafael, California, to execute a Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies (FCCE) rehabilitation of the Mid and South Reach segments of the Brevard County, Florida, federal shore …

Arrowhead Engineered Products Opens New Nashville-Area Distribution Center

NASHVILLE, TN — Arrowhead Engineered Products (Arrowhead), an aftermarket parts distribution company, and developer and design-builder Mortenson, recently held the grand opening of Arrowhead’s new Nashville-area Distribution Center, one of the largest in the region and built to support the growing operations of Arrowhead.

Arrowhead selected Portland, Tennessee, to …

AtkinsRéalis to Design Central Florida Expressway Extension

ORLANDO, FL — AtkinsRéalis, a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world, announces it has won a design and support contract with the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) for a state road extension near Orlando.

"Modernizing transport infrastructure by using innovative design and …

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AtkinsRéalis Awarded $26M Florida DOT Engineering Services Contract

TALLAHASSEE, FL — AtkinsRéalis, a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world, has been awarded a contract to provide general engineering consulting (GEC) services for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The company has been providing GEC services to multiple FDOT districts across …

Jacobs to Manage Intelligent Transportation System for Florida's Turnpike

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Jacobs was selected to operate and maintain Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and manage traffic operations for Florida's Turnpike Enterprise, a division of the Florida Department of Transportation. Jacobs will operate, manage, and maintain more than 500 miles of ITS-connected roadway infrastructure across the state.

Under the …

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Florida DOT Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Brooks Bridge Replacement Project

CHIPLEY, FL — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Brooks Bridge replacement project in Okaloosa County. The $171 million project includes constructing two new parallel bridges over the Santa Rosa Sound to increase bridge capacity and improve traffic flow for this primary east-west …

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Alabama Governor Announces Widening of I-65, Hoover Interchange Project, and Widening of I-59

MONTGOMERY, AL — Governor Kay Ivey announces three major interstate projects totaling approximately half a billion dollars. The governor made the announcements at Hoover City Hall to a gathering of local officials from Shelby and Jefferson counties, state senators and representatives, federal officials, economic development officials, and others. The largest …

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Titans Select Tennessee Builders Alliance to Oversee Construction of New Stadium

NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Titans announce that Tennessee Builders Alliance (TBA) will serve as construction manager at risk on its new stadium project team. The Metropolitan Sports Authority approved the selection at a recent board meeting.

TBA comprises construction industry leaders including Nashville-based I.C.F. Builders, Brentwood-based Polk & …

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Skanska Completes Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute in Downtown Orlando

ORLANDO, FL — Skanska USA, a construction and development firm, announces the delivery of the Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute, a medical facility in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Located at the corner of Lucerne Terrace and Columbia Street, the combined inpatient and outpatient facility will be dedicated solely to the …

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Design-Build Team of Hensel Phelps, HNTB, Gensler, and Beck to Provide Design and Preconstruction Services for Tampa International Airport Project

TAMPA, FL — The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority (HCAA) and the Hensel Phelps | HNTB | Gensler | Beck Design-Build team officially signed the $74 million Part 1 Contract to provide design and preconstruction services for the Airside D Program at Tampa International Airport (TPA). The new ground up Airside …

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FHWA, National Park Service Celebrate Completion of Roadway Safety Improvements Along Natchez Trace Parkway

TUPELO, MS — Officials from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and National Park Service (NPS) celebrated the completion of a 40-mile roadway rehabilitation and safety improvements project along the Natchez Trace Parkway in Alabama and Mississippi. The Parkway is one of the nation’s most visited national parks with 6 million …

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The 20-Mile Second Segment of First Coast Expressway Moves Forward

Aiming to reduce congestion on area roads as the population of Jacksonville, Florida, grows and support economic growth, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has embarked on the construction of the First Coast Expressway connecting Duval, Clay, and St. Johns counties.

“The First Coast Expressway has already helped to boost economic …

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DBIA Announces Projects in Florida and Georgia 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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Ferrovial Awarded $79.9M Construction Contract in Florida

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Ferrovial announces, through subsidiary Webber, it was awarded a $79.9 million construction project in Florida. Ferrovial, through its construction subsidiaries, is now working on projects across 10 states, strengthening its growing presence in the U.S.

“I am proud of the work our team is doing to …

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USACE Jacksonville Awards Contract for Renourishment of Vilano Beach

JACKSONVILLE, FL — USACE Jacksonville announces the award of a $20.2 million contract to Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington, Louisiana, for emergency renourishment of the St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (Vilano Beach).

The project will renourish approximately three miles of shoreline along portions of south Ponte Vedra …

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The Weitz Company Selected to Construct Multi-Modal Connector Pedestrian Bridge and Rental Car Lobby at the Orlando International Airport

ORLANDO, FL — The Weitz Company has been selected by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) to complete the MCO Terminal C Multi-Modal Connector Pedestrian Bridge and Rental Car Lobby after the board approved the next steps on the project including an estimated $113 million in construction costs and approximately …

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Skanska Completes $38M Expansion and Renovation to Tampa Convention Center in Downtown Tampa

TAMPA, FL — Skanska USA announces the completion of the largest renovation project in the history of the Tampa Convention Center in Downtown Tampa, Florida, that will cater to locals and business and leisure travelers. The project scope included a series of capital improvements such as a 23,500-square-foot expansion to …

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Complex Construction and Community Mitigation Require Seven Phases for I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvement Project

Faced with tight spaces and complex construction, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) divided roadway work for the Interstate 16/Interstate 75 Interchange Improvement project in Macon, Georgia, into six phases with multiple construction contracts.

But the complexities didn’t stop there. Because the highway improvements impacted the adjacent Pleasant Hill neighborhood, …

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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 …

Balfour Beatty Awarded Approximately $320M to Deliver New Prison in Georgia

ATLANTA, GA — Balfour Beatty will deliver a new state prison in Georgia valued at approximately $320 million on behalf of Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission, in association with Georgia Building Authority and the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC).

The modern facility will support GDC’s operations in providing a …

Lane Construction Continues to Improve Driver Safety in Florida with $102M Road Contract

ORANGE COUNTY, FL — The Lane Construction Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of Webuild Group, announces it has been awarded a highway construction project by the Florida Department of Transportation to improve the safety and operations of the Interstate 4/State Road 535 (Apopka to Vineland Road) interchange in Orange …

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USDOT Awards $25M RAISE Grant for 2.2 Miles of Atlanta BeltLine Multi-Use Trail

ATLANTA, GA — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announces the award of a $25 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant to the City of Atlanta and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. The funds will be used for the construction of a 2.2-mile network of multi-use trails in …

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Skanska Completes Transformative Project at Coachman Park in Downtown Clearwater

CLEARWATER, FL — Skanska USA, a construction and development firm, announces the delivery of Coachman Park, a transformative waterfront redevelopment in Downtown Clearwater, Florida, that is creating an outdoor destination that will serve both locals and visitors.

Under the approximately $72 million construction contract with the City of Clearwater, …

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Burns & McDonnell Awarded Engineer of Record for Wastewater Treatment Facility Supporting Growth in the City of Perry

PERRY, GA — Burns & McDonnell will be the engineer of record for a new construction manager at risk wastewater treatment facility for the City of Perry. The new plant on a 46-acre greenfield site will accommodate needs for new homes and businesses, including a planned industrial park nearby.

The …

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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates the Topping Out of 300 Banyan in West Palm Beach, Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — Gilbane Building Company, Brand Atlantic Real Estate Partners, Wheelock Street Capital, and teams of skilled builders and tradespeople recently celebrated the topping out of 300 Banyan. This marks the completion of vertical construction on the 12-story building, which has 115,000 square feet …

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Alabama DOT and Ikaros Widen Congested US 82/McFarland Boulevard

Aiming to decrease congestion along U.S. 82, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has embarked on a $33.9 million widening of the road in Tuscaloosa County.

“This is a capacity project,” says Terence Williamson, Project Manager for ALDOT. “This is to handle the load from growth.”

Tuscaloosa County has …

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Projects in Florida and Georgia Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Four state department of transportation (DOT) projects in Florida and Georgia 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 difference in their …

Florida Governor Champions Transportation Infrastructure Through the Framework for Freedom Budget with $14.8B Investment

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Governor Ron DeSantis signed his Florida Framework for Freedom Budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024, which prioritizes Florida’s transportation infrastructure with a historic investment of $14.8 billion for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to fund essential projects to bolster the state’s transportation network, address congestion, enhance safety, …

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Ferrovial Awarded the Improvement of I-85 in Atlanta for $79M

ATLANTA, GA — Ferrovial, through its U.S. construction subsidiary, has been awarded the contract to improve a section of I-85 in Atlanta, Georgia, for $79 million. The project reinforces its presence in the country, a strategic market for the company generating the largest volume of its income.

The Georgia …

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JE Dunn and Dongwha Electrolyte Break Ground for New Production Facility in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, TN — JE Dunn and Dongwha Electrolyte broke ground on a brand new 35,000-square-foot production facility in Clarksville, Tennessee. Located northeast of the city, the new facility will produce electrolyte material, a chemical that allows an electrical charge to pass between two terminals inside a lithium-ion battery. The groundbreaking …

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Jacksonville Jaguars Unveil Plans for Stadium of the Future

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The Jacksonville Jaguars introduces conceptual designs for the Stadium of the Future, a design project nearly three years in the making intended to inspire a transformation of Downtown Jacksonville.

The Jaguars and City of Jacksonville officials began work toward a long-term stadium solution in July 2020 with …

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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates ABC Award for the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — Gilbane Building Company recently accepted the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eagle Award for Excellence in Construction for the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement project. The ABC Awards ceremony celebrates the year’s most outstanding construction projects and contractors for their achievements in leadership, …

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New AdventHealth Riverview Hospital Reaches Important Construction Milestone

TAMPA, FL — Construction firm Robins & Morton and AdventHealth West Florida Division celebrated the topping out of the new AdventHealth Riverview Hospital. The topping out ceremony marks the structural completion of the hospital.

"The topping out of AdventHealth Riverview Hospital is a significant milestone in our efforts to expand …

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Georgia DOT Nears Final Stretch of Transform 285/400 in Atlanta

Aiming to reduce congestion and improve safety at the Interstate 285/SR 400 interchange in Atlanta, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has made substantial progress on its approximately $800 million Transform 285/400 improvement project in a fast-growing area of the metro.

“The majority of work on I-285 and on SR …

Jacobs Selected as Program Manager for Orlando International Airport Terminal C

ORLANDO, FL — Jacobs was selected by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) to provide executive program management and oversight services at Orlando International Airport. Through infrastructure management at the airport's new Terminal C, Jacobs will help GOAA accommodate an additional 10-12 million passengers annually. Jacobs will also oversee projects …

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Alabama Associated General Contractors Hosts the Annual BUILDSouth Awards

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Alabama Associated General Contractors (Alabama AGC) recognized the most innovative projects, safety efforts, and other victors of the statewide construction industry at the annual BUILDSouth Awards Ceremony at the Club in Birmingham.

The BUILDSouth Awards celebrate members who have made achievements in safety, workforce expansion, and …

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Brasfield & Gorrie Breaks Ground on Davidson Technologies’ New Global Headquarters in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, AL — Davidson Technologies, Inc. recently broke ground in a ceremony celebrating the construction of their new global headquarters at Huntsville, Alabama’s Redstone Gateway.

“This is a very fitting progression for this company, coming from being here and being a local homegrown company, and then growing into Redstone Gateway …

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Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Awards the New Airside D to the Hensel Phelps Design-Build Team

TAMPA, FL — The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority (HCAA) awards the design-build team consisting of Hensel Phelps, HNTB Corporation, Gensler, and The Beck Group the contract to design and construct the new Airside D at the Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Florida.

The HCAA Board of Directors …

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Lane Construction, Superior Construction to Collaborate on $1B Joint Venture for Florida DOT

TAMPA, FL — The Lane Construction Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of the Webuild Group, and its joint-venture partner Superior Construction, have been named the preferred team in exclusivity for a project to modernize the Westshore Interchange (I-275/SR 60) in Tampa, Florida, a multi-year effort with a combined …

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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates the Topping Out of the Venice Campus Bed Tower Expansion

VENICE, FL — Gilbane Building Company and Sarasota Memorial Health Care System marked a major milestone with the topping out of the Venice Campus Bed Tower expansion. Opening in 2024, the new patient tower will add 102 new private patient rooms to the Venice hospital, with dedicated surgical, cardiac, and …

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RC Construction Expands Hurlburt Field in Preparation for New Military Aircraft

Dwarfed by the adjacent Eglin Air Force Base (the world’s largest airbase) and nowhere near as famous as nearby Pensacola Naval Air Station (home to the world-famed Blue Angels), Hurlburt Field in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, is nonetheless a key component in our national defense structure. Serving as the headquarters …

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Balfour Beatty Completes Construction Activities at The Krog District

ATLANTA, GA — Balfour Beatty completes construction of The Krog District redevelopment project, which provides new and additional life in Atlanta, Georgia. Retailers, consumers, and a slate of upcoming tenants will enjoy the mixed-use space delivered using the latest technologies and lean construction methods in partnership with architect ASD | …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on Palmetto High School Replacement Project

PALMETTO, FL — Gilbane Building Company announces the ground breaking of the Palmetto High School replacement project. The School District of Manatee County has partnered with SchenkelShultz Architects and Gilbane Building Company to perform services that entail renovations, upgrades, and new construction of a two-story building with a 60,000-square-foot addition …

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UES Helps Assembly Atlanta Project Get Off of the Ground

New life is blooming in Doraville, Georgia, with construction of Assembly Atlanta nearing completion, but first Orlando-based UES (formerly Universal Engineering Sciences) is performing some essential geotechnical, testing, and inspections to ensure successful delivery of the mixed-use development.

“This type of development puts a spotlight on Atlanta and Georgia,” says …

Florida DOT Opens First in the Southeast Concrete Testing Facility on U.S. 301

CLAY COUNTY, FL — Drivers on northbound U.S. 301 will soon play an important role in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) effort to identify the most effective concrete pavement designs throughout the state. The new concrete “test road” is the first of its kind in the southeastern United …

Tennessee General Assembly Passes Gov. Lee’s Landmark $3.3B Transportation Bill

NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) recently marked the legislative passage of the Lee administration’s Transportation Modernization Act, a landmark bill that will create a new strategy and invest $3.3 billion to accommodate Tennessee’s record growth, address traffic congestion, and meet transportation needs across rural and urban …

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Jacobs to Manage Infrastructure Program for Fulton County Schools

ATLANTA, GA — Jacobs was selected by Fulton County Schools (FCS) in Atlanta, Georgia, to manage the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST) Capital Improvement Program. The current program will implement FCS' Capital Plan 2027, which includes $648 million in capital improvements for FCS facilities, safety, and technology …

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Qcells Invests $2.5B in Solar Power Manufacturing Facility from the Gray/Stantec Design-Build Team

CARTERSVILLE, GA — With a historic $2.5 billion investment, Qcells is building a solar power manufacturing facility in Georgia. This is the largest solar investment in U.S. history and will offer significant benefits to the state and national economies. Gray, a global builder in the manufacturing industry, and Stantec …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on Sunbridge K-8 School

KISSIMMEE, FL — Gilbane Building Company joined the School District of Osceola County (SDOC) to celebrate the groundbreaking for Sunbridge K-8, located in Kissimmee, Florida. Attendees included Superintendent Dr. Deborah Pace; School Board Member Vice Chairwoman Erika Booth; Dave Sharma, Facilities Director; Ed Napier, Director of Construction Services, Zyscovich …

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Florida DOT Improves Okeechobee Road in Miami-Dade County

On heavily traveled SR 25, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has embarked on one of several projects to enhance travel a major arterial roadway in Miami.

“The purpose of this project is to improve the overall traffic operation and safety along these parts of a 10-mile corridor,” says George …

Jacobs Awarded $3.2B Contract at Kennedy Space Center

BREVARD COUNTY, FL — Jacobs was recently awarded the Consolidated Operations, Management, Engineering, & Test (COMET) contract at NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC).

The contract is estimated at approximately $3.2 billion over 10 years and extends Jacobs' role managing KSC's launch infrastructure as well as ground processing for NASA programs, …

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The Nashville International Airport Terminal Lobby and International Arrivals Facility Team Reveals the New Grand Lobby

NASHVILLE, TN — After roughly 38 months of design and construction, Hensel Phelps reached a monumental milestone by turning over the new Nashville International Airport Terminal Lobby to the public for the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority.

The design-build project with Fentress Architects showcases a new airwave roof extending from the …

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Ryan Breaks Ground on Feeding Tampa Bay’s Headquarters Expansion

TAMPA, FL — Ryan Companies announces the beginning of construction on Feeding Tampa Bay’s new headquarters. The company will lead the project as the design-build firm with BDG Architects as the architect of record.

Slated to open in 2024, Feeding Tampa Bay’s new 210,463-square-foot headquarters will allow the organization to …

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I-24 Reconstruction Aims to Support New Development in Chattanooga

Determined to improve safety and operational efficiency, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is eliminating loop ramps on a 1.6-mile section of Interstate 24 and creating a frontage road in southern Chattanooga to reduce congestion and support new development.

“There are a number of conflict points caused by loop ramps …

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Projects in Georgia and Tennessee Receive Build America Awards from AGC and Construction Risk Partners

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

“These awards are designed …

Florida Governor Makes Historic $14.7B Investment in Florida’s Transportation Future

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Governor Ron DeSantis unveils his Framework for Freedom Budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024. The proposed $14.7 billion budget prioritizes a historic investment in transportation infrastructure across the state of Florida. This investment is in addition to the Moving Florida Forward Infrastructure Initiative, which invests $4 billion to …

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Hartsfield-Jackson Celebrates T-North Extension Opening

ATLANTA, GA — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has officially opened its Concourse T-North Extension at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

“Adding [the T-North extension] to our infrastructure simply strengthens our position as a global gateway,” Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens said. “The extension will enhance the customer experience. ... So I'm happy …

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Highlands College Opens First On-Campus Student Housing

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Highlands College has opened the first residence hall on its new campus in Birmingham, Alabama, creating the opportunity for students to live on campus for the first time.

The residence hall supports the four-pillar approach of Highlands College that leverages academic instruction, hands-on training, spiritual development, and …

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Ryan Breaks Ground on 50th Charter School Project

BRADENTON, FL — Along with Red Apple Development, Ryan Companies is celebrating the ribbon cutting of Lakewood Ranch Preparatory Academy Lower School, a K-5 charter school, and the construction start of the upper school grades 6-12.

This new project marks Ryan's 50th time they have been the general contractor …

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University of Miami Announces Plans for New Football Operations Center

MIAMI, FL — The University of Miami and Miami Athletics shares plans to build a new on-campus football operations center for Hurricanes football. Designed by HOK and Arquitectonica, the seven-story building will elevate the program and the student-athlete experience.

“We are excited to announce plans to build this best-in-class, …

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Orlando Health Responds to Increased Demand for Orthopedic Services with New Institute

Responding to an increased demand for orthopedic services, Orlando Health is nearing completion of a 375,000-square-foot orthopedic institute.

“In central Florida, we have seen a significant surge in the need for orthopedic services,” says April Ernst, Administrator for Allied Health & Support Services for the institute. “We also saw a …

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Centennial Yards Company Breaks Ground on $5B 50-Acre Mixed-Use Development to Transform Downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — Centennial Yards Company announces the groundbreaking of Centennial Yards, one of the largest city-center developments in the United States. Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens joined Atlanta Hawks owner Tony Ressler; CIM Group Co-Founder and Principal Richard Ressler; Grant Hill, Vice Chair of Atlanta Hawks; and Michael Russell …

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Gresham Smith Wins Top Prize in ACEC Tennessee’s Engineering Excellence Awards

NASHVILLE, TN — Gresham Smith announces that the design of the I-24 MOTION project for the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) received the 2022 Grand Conceptor Award, the top prize, from the American Council of Engineering Companies Tennessee (ACEC Tennessee) 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards program.

Three additional Gresham Smith-designed projects …

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LEO A DALY Earns Multiple AIA Palm Beach Design Awards

PALM BEACH, FL — Several LEO A DALY projects received 2022 Design Awards from the Palm Beach chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

“It is great to be recognized by the AIA for our design and the work of our team to execute these challenging and impactful facilities,” …

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Tennessee Started 837 Transportation Projects in Year-One of Infrastructure Law, New Report Shows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tennessee leveraged $1.1 billion in federal highway and bridge formula funds in FY 2022 to help jumpstart 837 new improvement projects in communities across the state during the first year of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a review of U.S. Treasury Department data through September …

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Parking Deck Renewal Project Flying High at Hartsfield-Jackson

Multiple projects are under way as part of ATLNext, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s capital improvement program, including parking deck renewals.

The development master plan is designed to boost capacity, renew and replace existing facilities, and enhance ATL’s aesthetic appeal, according to an airport spokesperson, adding, “ATLNext, through 2042, will help …

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Superior Construction Wins Two Florida DOT Projects Worth a Combined $112.5M

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Superior Construction, an American family-owned infrastructure contractor, has won two Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) contracts worth approximately $112.5 million. The heavy civil contractor was awarded FDOT’s project to complete improvements to the I-295 and U.S. 17 Interchange, as well as a contract to improve the …

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SHVO Secures Historic Preservation Board Approval for One Soundscape Park in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, FL — SHVO, a real estate development and investment firm, announces the Historic Preservation Board's (HPB) approval for One Soundscape Park, a new ultra-luxury office property in Miami Beach.

In a recent meeting, the HPB reviewed plans for the contemporary high-design and high-performance property designed by Peter …

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Stantec-Freese and Nichols JV Awarded Five-Year Contract for Water/Wastewater Projects by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

MOBILE, AL — Stantec and Freese and Nichols (Stantec-Freese and Nichols JV) have been awarded a five-year, $25-million multiple award task order contract for architecture and engineering services by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District. Stantec-Freese and Nichols JV will provide the district’s Water and Wastewater Technical …

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Hensel Phelps Wins Project of the Year and Two Eagle Awards at ABC Central Florida Excellence in Construction Award Ceremony

ORLANDO, FL — Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Excellence in Construction awards program is a competition that honors both general and specialty contractors for innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects. The award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect, and engineer. All projects were judged …

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VHB Expands Florida Trail Network with Orlando Urban Trail Gap & Extension

Outdoor activities like bike riding and trail use are booming nationwide and are especially popular in the Sunshine State where weather favors year-round use. Paved multi-use trails have numerous benefits beyond health and wellness. VHB recently partnered with the City of Orlando and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to complete …

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Dothan City Center Design and Redevelopment Plan Recognized

The Alabama Chapter of the American Planning Association (ALAPA) has recognized the Dothan City Center Design and Redevelopment Plan with the 2022 Franklin M. Setzer Urban Design Award.

Conferred at the annual award program, the award was nominated by the Wiregrass Foundation and is given in memory of Frank Setzer, …

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Superior Construction and The de Moya Group Work Jointly to Restore Sanibel Causeway in Just 15 Days

As Hurricane Ian barreled into Southwest Florida, the storm surge resulted in deaths and destruction, including washing away and breaching multiple portions of the three-mile long Sanibel Causeway, the only access to the islands of Sanibel and Captiva. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) prioritized temporary repairs to the causeway …

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Balfour Beatty Delivers Greenstone Properties’ 14th + Spring Office Tower and Crescent Communities’ NOVEL Midtown

ATLANTA, GA — Balfour Beatty completes construction of Greenstone Properties’ and Crescent Communities’ joint development in Atlanta featuring the newly delivered 14th + Spring Office Tower and NOVEL Midtown multifamily community. The new multifamily and office towers add Class A+ office space, 340 residential apartments, and 3,200 square …

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Baker’s Construction Services Utilizes Grade Control Technology for Intricate Atlanta Motor Speedway Track Reconstruction

For NASCAR fans, the start of the 2022 season brought more than just the excitement and anticipation of a new Cup Series, it also meant the unveiling of the new Next Gen car – NASCAR’s first major technology and design change since 2013. For Bristol, Tennessee-based Baker’s Construction Services, …

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USACE Awards Large, Foundational Construction Contract for CEPP EAA A-2 Reservoir

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District, awarded the second Corps construction contract for the Central Everglades Planning Project Everglades Agricultural Area (CEPP EAA) Phase Reservoir, a key component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). This contract is for the foundation and cutoff wall …

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Construction Companies Help Clean Up and Rebuild Florida Communities in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ian

Two months after Hurricane Ian made landfall on Florida’s Gulf Coast, cleanup and rebuilding efforts are still ongoing throughout the state. The Category 4 hurricane went down as the fifth largest hurricane in U.S. history, with a death toll of more than 100 Floridians and upwards of $40 billion in …

EPA Announces $315M WIFIA Loan to Increase Water Treatment Capacity and Reduce Emerging Contaminants in Nashville, Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces a $315-million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Metro Water Services in Nashville, Tennessee. With EPA’s WIFIA loan, Metro Water Services will modernize its infrastructure to provide safe, reliable drinking water to its growing service area.

“Metro …

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Altamonte Springs Connects to Innovation with New Autonomous Vehicle Flex Path Plan

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL — VHB is helping the City of Altamonte Springs, Florida (population 45,500), elevate sustainability and transportation technology to improve mobility for residents and visitors — and electric autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttles are an important part of their plan. VHB partnered with the future-focused city to plan and …

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Trammell Crow Company, High Street Residential, and Georgia Tech Break Ground on Science Square

ATLANTA, GA — Trammell Crow Company (TCC), a commercial real estate developer, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony in partnership with its residential subsidiary, High Street Residential (HSR), and Georgia Advanced Technology Ventures (GATV), a cooperative organization of the Georgia Institute of Technology, for the first phase of Science Square.

Formerly known …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Tops Off at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Event Center

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, completed the steel topping off of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina’s new 38,000-square-foot event center, slated for completion this year.

In partnership with Adache Group Architects and HBA, the new, two-level building will feature 28,500 …

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University of Florida Unveils New Football Training Center

GAINESVILLE, FL — The James W. “Bill” Heavener Football Training Center at the University of Florida recently opened, just ahead of the 2022 season. Designed by HOK and constructed by Parrish-McCall, the 142,000-square-foot building includes two floors of high-performance training spaces for student-athletes. Modern amenities throughout the facility support …

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Florida Poly's New Research Building Opens its Doors

LAKELAND, FL — Florida Polytechnic University unveiled its new Applied Research Center. The $47-million building expands the university's research capabilities and will further its mission to serve students and industry through excellence in education, discovery, and application of engineering and applied sciences.

At more than 90,000 square feet, the Applied …

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Portman, Hoar Announce Topping Out of the Moore Building in Midtown Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — One of the tallest new buildings in Nashville’s Midtown district has reached its highest point. National developer Portman and Creed Investment Company recently celebrated the topping out of the Moore Building, a 16-story office tower with street-level retail. Construction is set for completion in February 2023.

The …

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Balfour Beatty Completes New AdventHealth Training Center

ORLANDO, FL — Balfour Beatty successfully delivers the new AdventHealth Training Center in downtown Orlando, which serves as the training site for the Orlando Magic and a destination sports medicine center to Central Florida. The facility celebrated its official grand opening at a ceremonial event with Orlando Magic, AdventHealth, Balfour …

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Britt Demolition and Recycling Razes Carraway Methodist Medical Center to Make Way for New Development

What was once a bustling and thriving area of Birmingham, Alabama, eventually became an economic blight, including the former Carraway Methodist Medical Center. That’s all changing now, thanks to a developer and a demolition contractor.

Established in 1908, the hospital was formerly a Level 1 Trauma Center. Financial setbacks eventually …

Mega Site Construction Job in Southeast Awarded to Barnett Southern Corporation and its Partnership

SAVANNAH, GA — Barnett Southern, a commercial and industrial site development company, and its business partners McLendon Enterprises and Complete Sitework Services, have been awarded the contract for site and utility development (Phase I) of the recently announced Hyundai Motors electric vehicle plant. The $5.5-billion manufacturing facility will …

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Final Three Phases Underway on Florida DOT’s Extensive 95 Express Program

Work on the final three sections of the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) 95 Express project is under way and will help keep traffic moving on this 29-mile stretch of the congested South Florida interstate highway.

The local 95 Express projects are part of a regional network of Express …

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Georgia DOT Project Wins Regional America’s Transportation Award

A Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) project won a regional award 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 difference in their community, with …

SNC-Lavalin Awarded $60M US Contract for Georgia Department of Transportation's Design-Build Program

ATLANTA, GA — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world, has been awarded a contract to provide general engineering consulting (GEC) and construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). The company has been …

First of the I-285 Eastside Bridge Replacements Opens to Traffic

DECATUR, GA — The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) announces the opening of the new Redwing Circle bridge over I-285 in DeKalb County. Construction partners closed the old structure on February 14, and the new bridge was completed ahead of the 180-day schedule allowance.

Continued construction activities include final …

Stantec-Designed Strata Wynwood Mixed-Use Development Completed in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District

MIAMI, FL — The new Strata Wynwood mixed-use residential building, designed by global firm Stantec, is the newest addition to the Wynwood Arts District in Miami. The project includes 257 residential units, artist studios, three floors of office space, street-level retail, and 474 parking spaces. Stantec provided building architecture …

AECOM Awarded Program Management Contract for Orange County Public Schools in Florida

ORLANDO, FL — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces it has been selected by Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) in Florida to provide program management services in support of its capital facility program. The district-wide program encompasses remodeling, renovations, and additions to existing schools and facilities as well as …

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Florida DOT Receives Grants Totaling $37M to Enhance Transportation Safety

TALLAHASSEE, FL — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has been awarded two grants that support Florida’s commitment to enhancing safety and supporting innovative transportation solutions. The grants, awarded in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Transportation, bring over $37 million in new funding to Florida.

In partnership with …

EXP Joins Hillsborough County Leaders at Apollo Beach Boulevard Ribbon Cutting

TAMPA, FL — EXP recently joined Hillsborough County leaders, partners, and community members to celebrate the official ribbon cutting of the Apollo Beach Boulevard/I-75 Roadway Construction Project. The ceremony, taking place at Paseo Al Mar Boulevard, acknowledges a year and a half of construction, design, and planning to complete the …

Investments at the Space Coast Propel Expansion for Burns & McDonnell

MELBOURNE, FL — Supporting momentum generated by aerospace, defense, and space projects along with historical launches along Florida’s Space Coast, Burns & McDonnell is opening a new 2,800-square-foot office in Melbourne, Florida. Burns & McDonnell employee-owners there will serve the firm’s Southeast clients that work primarily in space facilities and …

University of Miami Breaks Ground on New Comprehensive Cancer Center

MIAMI, FL — Designed by HOK, the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center - Transformational Cancer Research Building (TCRB) will be a hub for cancer research, innovation, wellness, and patient-centered care.

The University of Miami recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the TCRB. Set to open in 2024, the …

Gilbane Building Company Begins Renovation at Orange Technical College in Orlando, Florida

ORLANDO, FL — Gilbane is providing construction management services for the comprehensive renovation project located in the heart of Creative Village within Orange Technical College’s (OTC) main campus. OTC is part of Orange County Public Schools and has five campuses offering various technical programs of study leading to career certifications …

Dewberry is Selected to Lead I-4 at US 27 Interchange Improvement Project in Polk County, Florida

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has selected Dewberry to lead an interchange improvement project that will increase capacity, enhance traffic operations, and improve safety in Polk County, Florida. Dewberry will provide concurrent project development and environment (PD&E) study and design services for the I-4 and U.S. 27 interchange project. …

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall Transformation Complete at the University of Georgia

ATHENS, GA — Designed by HOK and built by DPR Construction, the expanded Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall at the University of Georgia (UGA) supports the 2021-2022 college football national champions with 136,300 square feet of new space and 28,700 square feet of renovated space in the Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall athletic …

Kohler Co., Burns & McDonnell Complete 546,000-Square-Foot Distribution Warehouse at Kohler’s Huntsville Campus

HUNTSVILLE, AL — Kohler Co., a manufacturer of kitchen and bath products, and Burns & McDonnell have completed construction of a 546,000-square-foot warehouse at Kohler’s Huntsville campus. Spanning 28 acres, the major capital investment project will increase production and shipping capacity for the company’s lines of STERLING Vikrell bath and …

New CROFT-Designed Kennesaw Recreational Center Wins Design Award

KENNESAW, GA — CROFT & Associates' newly-designed recreational center for the city of Kennesaw has officially opened — and already won its first award. The $10.5-million, 48,700-square-foot recreational center, originally designed to be constructed in two phases, was ultimately completed in its entirety and ahead of schedule.

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Ryan to Build Taste and Scent Innovation and Customer Experience Center in Lakeland, Florida's Citrus Belt

LAKELAND, FL — Ryan Companies US, Inc. (Ryan), a national commercial real estate solutions provider, has been appointed as the lead developer, architect, construction, and management team on IFF’s new Citrus Innovation Center at Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Florida. Ryan will break ground on the 28,000-square-foot facility this summer, …

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Freedom First Budget Makes Record Investments in Florida’s Transportation Infrastructure

TALLAHASSEE, FL — With Governor Ron DeSantis’ signing of the 2022-2023 Freedom First Budget, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) continues to build upon critical enhancements and innovations for Florida’s multimodal transportation system. This historic $12.6 billion in funding for Florida’s transportation infrastructure ensures that Florida continues to serve as …

Hensel Phelps Awarded Zone 1 F-35 Flightline Facilities at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, FL — The United State Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District awarded the Hensel Phelps Southeast District the $531-million Zone 1 F-35 Flightline Facilities project at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.

In October 2018, Hurricane Michael swept through the Florida Panhandle and left many areas …

Tennessee DOT Improves SR 63 for Greater Efficiency and Connectivity

Responding to residents’ requests for improvements to a main arterial road between Campbell and Claiborne counties, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is widening and reconfiguring State Route 63.

“It’s to make this roadway as safe and efficient as possible,” says Mark Nagi, Community Relations Officer for TDOT. “We …

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SmithGroup Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting of the Transformed Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

ATHENS, GA — SmithGroup, an integrated design firm, celebrates the opening of the newly modernized Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new patient tower. The new 229,000-square-foot, $194-million patient tower concludes a two-phase transformation of the medical campus in Athens, Georgia, designed by SmithGroup. …

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I-285/I-20 East Interchange Project Advances with Announcement of Developer Selection

ATLANTA, GA — The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) State Transportation Board approves selection of the Apparent Best Value Proposer for the I-285/I-20 East Interchange project, one of the Major Mobility Investment Program (MMIP) projects. Georgia DOT used a best-value procurement method for the Design-Build-Finance project, which evaluates both …

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Hoar Announces Topping Out on Science and Engineering Complex at UAB

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Hoar Construction announces the topping out of Phase I of the new Science and Engineering Complex at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), signifying the building reaching its highest point. The $76-million development represents Phase I of a three-part project that aims to consolidate all of …

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New Westbound SR 84 Bridge Installed Over I-95 in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — The newly constructed 209-foot westbound SR 84 bridge has been installed over I-95, part of the I-95 Express Lanes Phase 3C Project. The innovative operation was managed by the Archer Western - de Moya Joint Venture, along with Mammoet, BCC Engineering, and The Corradino …

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Design Renderings Revealed for the Museum of Science & History (MOSH)

JACKSONVILLE, FL — DLR Group releases updated design renderings for the Museum of Science & History in Jacksonville, Florida. In collaboration with DLR Group, the project is being realized through the design partnership of local firm kasper architects + associates and SCAPE landscape architecture.

The museum was originally founded …

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U.S. Rep. Fleischmann Joins Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at New Burns & McDonnell Office in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

OAK RIDGE, TN — To support new and ongoing projects in the region, Burns & McDonnell opened a new, permanent office in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The 100 percent employee-owned engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting firm plans to add 20 employees at this office, including hiring from local universities, within …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Expands South Florida Presence with New Office in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — In response to growing client and market demand, Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces the establishment of its newest office, located in The Square in the heart of West Palm Beach. The new office marks the firm’s second office in …

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Marsh Construction Services Benefits From Booming Business Expansion Near Savannah

Founded by brothers Timmy and Travis Marsh, Marsh Construction Services is successfully evolving to take advantage of a current surge in commercial construction opportunities in the Savannah, Georgia, area.

Approximately five years ago, the brothers rebranded their company as Marsh Construction Services. This rebrand followed several decades of doing …

Lane Construction Wins Tyndall AFB Contract

PANAMA CITY, FL — The Lane Construction Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of Webuild Group, has been awarded a $357-million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to rebuild a portion of Tyndall Airforce Base (AFB) that will result in more resilient infrastructure to address future climate-change …

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Henry County Transit Master Plan Will Shape Mobility Connections in Suburban Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — Residents of Henry County, Georgia, enjoy the perks of living only 30 minutes south of downtown Atlanta on Interstate 75, along with the benefits of parks and recreation opportunities, plentiful and affordable housing, and attractions like the Atlanta Motor Speedway closer to home. Those perks are reflected …

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Sarasota Memorial Opens New Oncology Tower

SARASOTA, FL — Sarasota Memorial's latest addition to its Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute, a new, eight-story inpatient and surgical Oncology Tower, elevates and expands cancer treatment in Southwest Florida. Designed with input from staff, patients, and physicians, the facility features 56 private suites for hospitalized cancer patients and nine …

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Suffolk Selected for Tampa International Airport Expansion

TAMPA, FL — Suffolk, a builder and real estate enterprise, has been selected for the design-build expansion of Airsides A and E at Tampa International Airport. This expansion will support Hillsborough County Aviation Authority and Tampa International Airport as they project up to 38.8 million annual passengers, 402,000 tons …

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Alabama DOT Reconstructs SR 255 to Meet Rising Traffic Demands in Huntsville

The city of Huntsville has been growing. Under Mayor Tommy Battle, the city has pursued businesses to move into town – they have responded. When business picks up in a location, traffic does as well. This is why the city of Huntsville has been engaged in infrastructure projects, including Research …

Halff Awarded Joint Venture Contract with FEMA

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

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USACE, SFWMD Celebrate Indian River Lagoon - South C-23/24 Stormwater Treatment Area Groundbreaking Ceremony

FORT PIERCE, FL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) and South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) recently hosted a groundbreaking event to celebrate the start of construction on the Indian River Lagoon - South C-23/24 Stormwater Treatment Area.

“We are here with our outstanding partners at …

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HDR Earns 2022 ACEC Engineering Excellence Award for Project in Florida

MARTIN COUNTY, FL — An HDR project in Florida recently received a 2022 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The state-winning project advanced to the national ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards competition, which culminates with the announcement of national award winners at the Engineering Excellence Awards …

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I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project Reaches Major Milestone with Express Lanes Opening in Orlando

ORLANDO, FL — SGL Constructors has completed the I-4 Ultimate managed lanes, known locally as “I-4 Express”, a significant milestone in the roadway’s comprehensive redevelopment. The implementation of the managed lanes along the highway is an innovative solution to address traffic congestion and provide motorists with more reliable travel options. …

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Archer Western - de Moya Joint Venture Expands the Gateway Expressway

The Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) nearly $595 million Gateway Expressway project aims to reduce congestion and improve safety, in Pinellas County, with elevated toll lanes on State Road 690 and 686 and express lanes on Interstate 275.

“The Gateway area of Pinellas County is a highly developing area, …

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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. …

DLR Group to Design Orange Technical College - East Campus

ORLANDO, FL — Global design firm DLR Group has been selected to design the new Orange Technical College - East Campus. Orange Technical College, part of Orange County Public Schools, encompasses five technical college campuses across Central Florida and is integrating a new vision to achieve specialized curriculum at each …

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New Laboratory Design Coming to Nashville Facility

NASHVILLE, TN — A new clinical and pathology laboratory building is being added to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s collection of laboratory facilities in Nashville, Tennessee. It replaces an existing 40-year-old facility that has undergone numerous renovations and adaptations and is undersized for Vanderbilt’s current testing volumes at the hospital and …

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DOE, Army Corps of Engineers Sign Agreement to Construct Facility Giving Visitors New Perspective on K-25

OAK RIDGE, TN — A new facility that will share the history of the K-25 Building from a new vantage point is one step closer to reality through a newly formed partnership between two government agencies.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) signed …

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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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Tennessee DOT Partners with Charles Blalock and Sons to Replace US 64 Bridge

For 85 years, motorists have driven over the Ocoee River on the now aging U.S. 64 bridge, but later this year, a new $12.6 million signature bridge will replace the existing structure in Polk County, Tennessee.

The project “will improve the safety and operations of the facility, update the bridge …

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.

Eurovia Atlantic Coast, dba Northeast Paving Co. …

NAPA Announces 2021 Larry H. Lemon Award Winners

GREENBELT, MD — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announces the winners of its 2021 Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement utilizing less than 50,000 tons of asphalt. The winning companies received their awards during NAPA’s 2022 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, …

The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) Selects Balfour Beatty, Stellar as Joint Venture Construction Manager for MOSH Genesis Project

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) announces the selection of Balfour Beatty and Stellar as a joint venture to lead construction management for the MOSH Genesis project.

Balfour Beatty and Stellar will oversee all vertical construction for the $85-million project, which will bring a new museum …

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University of Florida Elevates Campus Gateways for Returning Students

GAINESVILLE, FL — At the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, VHB is helping fast-track the completion of two significant new entry gateways to accommodate the campus community in spring 2022. With new features that elevate sustainability and pedestrian safety, the Northeast and Newell Gateways will serve as a first …

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World Trade Center Developer Financing Legacy Miami, First COVID-Conscious, Pandemic-Ready Skyscraper

MIAMI, FL — The developer of New York’s World Trade Center complex — Silverstein Capital Partners — is now financing construction of the world’s first COVID-Conscious designed and Pandemic Ready residential, hotel, and medical center skyscraper at the Miami Worldcenter project in downtown Miami. The 55-story, 671-foot-tall, half-billion-dollar Legacy Residences, …

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USGBC Florida Celebrates First Statewide Leadership Award Winners

TALLAHASSEE, FL — USGBC Florida recently announced the 2021 statewide Leadership Award winners at its inaugural virtual celebration. These awards recognize local excellence in high-performance building design, environmental stewardship, community impact, and volunteerism in the state.

The program included a keynote by George Bandy, Jr., Board Member of GBCI and …

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Special Measures Protect Water Sources in Alabama’s $110M US 98/SR 158 Extension Projects

As the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) constructs the $110 million State Road 158 extension to connect with the new U.S. 98 west of Mobile, Alabama, many factors make stormwater management critical, including the project’s history.

When ALDOT started work on the new alignment in 2007, stormwater runoff into wetlands …

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

BRUNSWICK, GA — 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 …

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Bridge Replacement Project Designed by Neel-Schaffer Wins Georgia GPTQ Award

ATLANTA, GA — Neel-Schaffer announces a project it designed for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) was awarded top honors in the Bridge/Structural category of the Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality (GPTQ) Preconstruction Design Awards.

The winning project — CR 5813/College Street over Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge Replacement — was …

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

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

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Riviera Beach Chooses Haskell-CDM Smith JV for New Water Plant

RIVIERA BEACH, FL — With the promise of delivering high-quality drinking water and spurring local economic growth and stability, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, selected the joint venture (JV) of Haskell and CDM Smith to design and construct a new $100- to $150-million water treatment facility.

The new facility …

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Benton Boulevard Extension Wins ACEC Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality and ASCE Georgia Civil Engineering Awards

SAVANNAH, GA — VHB and Chatham County Engineering were recognized with both a Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality (GPTQ) Preconstruction Design Award from American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Georgia and a Civil Engineering Project of Merit Award from the Georgia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) …

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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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Superior Construction Partners with Florida DOT to Reconstruct the I-10/US 301 Interchange

A critical part of northeast Florida’s transportation network, the Interstate 10 and U.S. 301 interchange near Baldwin is receiving a $107 million major upgrade.

“The reconstruction project is designed to accommodate increased truck traffic making the northbound U.S. 301 to eastbound I-10 movement,” says Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary …

Governor DeSantis’ Florida Freedom First Budget Invests $10.4B in Transportation Infrastructure

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Governor Ron DeSantis recently unveiled his Freedom First budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23. The proposed budget invests a historic $10.4 billion in funding for Florida’s transportation infrastructure. This budget builds upon the state’s investments in critical improvements and enhancements over the last three years and will allow …

Groundbreaking Ceremony Launches Construction of New NASA Causeway Bridge

TITUSVILLE, FL — Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Space Florida, and NASA recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new NASA Causeway Bridge, a $126-million project to build two high-level fixed bridges over the Indian River, providing a new gateway to Kennedy Space Center and …

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ACEC/MA Announces Pond/Michael Baker International as a Bronze Excellence Award Winner

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Pond/Michael Baker International as a 2021 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award winner for their work on the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center.

Connections are at the heart of the groundbreaking Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVilla …

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UMA Geotechnical Construction Goes Deep to Anchor Blankets Creek Pump Station

You need to build a stable foundation for improvements to a pump station but you’re located in a 5-foot water table within proximity to a creek. How do you keep the foundation from rising? One Georgia county’s engineer chose to pin it down with rock anchors and UMA Geotechnical Construction …

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Balfour Beatty Substantially Completes West Expansion of the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center Project

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Balfour Beatty achieves a major milestone on the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center project by substantially completing the building’s West Expansion in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The milestone signifies the successful turnover of the first major phase of construction that will significantly increase Broward County’s meetings, …

EPA Announces $424M WIFIA Loan to Improve Water Quality and Climate Resiliency in Miami-Dade County, Florida

MIAMI, FL — At a virtual event with Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and other local officials, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox announced a $424-million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department. EPA’s fourth WIFIA …

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USACE Awards First Construction Contract for CEPP EAA Reservoir

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded the first Corps construction contract for the Central Everglades Planning Project Everglades Agricultural Area Phase reservoir, a key component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).

The Corps awarded Contract 10A for the first increment of work …

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Turner Construction Company Marks Topping Out Milestone at 1030 Music Row Project

NASHVILLE, TN — Turner Construction Company’s (Turner) Nashville office recently completed the structural portion of 1030 Music Row, a 126,000-square-foot boutique office building constructed with mass timber framing and panels. Located in Nashville’s Music Row neighborhood, the building is a first of its kind.

“It’s really exciting to see …

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Hubbard Construction Company Uses First All-Electric, Process Heating Liquid Asphalt Distributor to Resurface Orlando Road

To help meet their company’s goal of a zero carbon footprint by the year 2040, Hubbard Construction Company, headquartered in Winter Park, Florida, recently started using the first all-electric, process heating liquid asphalt distributor, manufactured by E.D. Etnyre & Co. in Oregon, Illinois.

“Etnyre’s Green Distributor can considerably reduce …

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Skanska Selected for $81.7M Reconstruction of Big Bend Road at I-75 Interchange in Hillsborough County, Florida

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces it was selected to lead the reconstruction of Big Bend Road at Interstate 75 (I-75) interchange in Hillsborough County. The company is spearheading the $81.7-million design-build project on behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Construction …

AECOM to Provide Architecture and Engineering Services for Kennedy Space Center and Other NASA Facilities

MERRITT ISLAND, FL — AECOM announces that it has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide architecture and engineering services as part of its Southeast Regional Architect and Engineering (SERAE) program. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), multiple-award contract has a shared program ceiling of …

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Western Specialty Contractors Branches in Florida, Texas, and Georgia Help Businesses Recover from Natural Disasters

HOUSTON, TX — Losing a structure or building to an unforeseen natural disaster, such as recent Hurricane Ida along the Gulf Coast, can be devastating to the owner and its tenants.

The decision to move forward with repairs may not come quickly, but when it does, facility managers and owners …

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The Museum of Science & History Selects DLR Group for MOSH Genesis Project

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) announces the selection of DLR Group as the lead architect for the MOSH Genesis project on the Northbank of Downtown Jacksonville. DLR Group will work with kasper architects + associates, a Jacksonville-based architecture firm, and SCAPE, a New …

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Stantec, The de Moya Group Selected for Florida DOT Project to Improve River Road Capacity

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL — The Florida Department of Transportation District 1 (FDOT D1) has selected the design-build team of Stantec and The de Moya Group to widen River Road from north of US 41 to south of I-75 in the West Villages district of Sarasota County, Florida. With a construction …

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Double Diamond Interchange Improves Traffic Flow at I-26 Interchange in Tennessee

The $15.6 million reconstruction of the Interstate 26 interchange with Boone’s Creek Road (State Route 354) in Washington County, Tennessee, has improved vehicle flow, enhanced safety, and supported economic growth in the area.

“Traffic congestion in the area had been an issue, and bridge height has been a problem for …

Balfour Beatty Delivers Additions, Renovations to Atlanta Public School’s West Manor Elementary Nine Weeks Early

ATLANTA, GA — Balfour Beatty has completed construction on Atlanta Public School’s West Manor Elementary School, located in the Lynhurst community of Atlanta, nine weeks ahead of schedule. The $11-million additions and renovations project began in June 2020 to improve functionality and the overall appearance of the school’s interior and …

Balfour Beatty V2R Team Selected for Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s Bay Street Innovation Project

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Balfour Beatty Vision 2 Reality (V2R) Team has been selected to deliver the Bay Street Innovation Corridor (BSIC) project on behalf of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA). The JTA Board of Directors selected the Balfour Beatty V2R Team during a recent meeting, following the conclusion of a …

Stantec to Help Tampa Bay Water Increase Potable Water Supply for Hillsborough County

TAMPA, FL — Tampa Bay Water has selected global design firm Stantec to design Pipeline B for the Southern Hillsborough County Supply Expansion Pipeline. The project will meet the growing demand for potable water in the county’s South-Central service area. Stantec will provide design and permitting services for Pipeline B, …

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Rodney Cook Sr. Park at Vine City Opens in Georgia

ATLANTA, GA — Designed to help revitalize an often-neglected neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, a new dual-purpose park and watershed management project has officially opened. The $45-million Rodney Cook Sr. Park at historic Vine City replaces empty lots with a 16-acre community park while integrating functional green engineering features: it can …

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USACE Celebrates Completion of Construction for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project

LORIDA, FL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) recently hosted a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the completion of the construction for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. The Kissimmee River Restoration Project restores more than 40 square miles of the river floodplain ecosystem, 20,000 acres of wetlands, …

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Hensel Phelps, Fentress Architects Practice Sustainable Site Design for the Fred D. Thompson US Courthouse and Federal Building

NASHVILLE, TN — The U.S. General Services Administration along with their design-build contractor, Hensel Phelps | Fentress Architects, is nearing completion of the six-story, 288,000-square-foot Fred D. Thompson U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. This landmark facility will house the U.S. District Court’s eight courtrooms, 11 …

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Barton Malow Enhances Fan Experience at Camping World Stadium

Teamwork leads to success on a unique $60 million stadium upgrade in Orlando, Florida, aiming to enhance the fan experience at the city-owned Camping World Stadium while increasing revenue and economic benefit to the community.

“To stay competitive for bowl games and college football, there needs to be a certain …

Miami-Dade County's DTPW Receives Envision Bronze Award

MIAMI, FL — The Miami-Dade County's Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) received an Envision Bronze award from ISI for the Dolphin Station Park-and-Ride/Transit Terminal Facility project. This is Miami-Dade County's second Envision award for a public project. The project officially opened in March 2020. Its purpose is to …

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Net Zero ASHRAE Headquarters Serves as Model for the Industry

Aiming to create a high-performing, energy-efficient global headquarters building, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) renovated an Atlanta-metro, 1970s-era structure, which now serves as an exemplar and industry best practice.

“We hope others follow suit and renovate existing buildings,” says Ginger Scoggins, Chair of the …

Balfour Beatty Starts the Redevelopment of The Krog District

ATLANTA, GA — Balfour Beatty has started construction activities as part of The Krog District redevelopment in Atlanta, Georgia. The Krog District redevelopment project includes site improvements and enhancements of existing properties as well as adding two mixed-use buildings with retail and office space.

The two ground-up core and shell …

HNTB Selected to Continue Providing Transportation Planning Services to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

ORLANDO, FL — The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority has (GOAA) selected HNTB to continue serving the agency as consultant for transportation planning services. The selection continues HNTB’s service to GOAA in this role, which the firm has been providing since 2016.

Under the new agreement, HNTB is responsible for a …

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Griffin Electric Wires Star Metals Residences Project in West Midtown Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric), an electrical subcontractor throughout New England and the Southeast for over four decades, recently completed work on Star Metals Residences in Atlanta’s West Midtown neighborhood. The new, 740,000-square-foot mixed-use development features 409 multi-family units, as well as ground level …

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Projects in Florida and Tennessee Receive Project of the Year Awards from SEAA

SUNNY ISLES, FL — Projects in Sunny Isles, Florida, and Nashville, Tennessee, have been named a recipient in the annual Project of the Year awards by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). One winner was selected in each of four categories based on the dollar amount of the erection …

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Alabama DOT Partners with McInnis Construction to Replace the US 331 Bridge Over Patsaliga Creek

Located one hour south of Montgomery, Luverne, Alabama, bills itself as the friendliest city in the south. The small town, which has a population of approximately 2,800 is located one hour north of the border between Alabama and Florida. At 103 miles in length, U.S. 331 runs the entire route …

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The Kendeda Building at Georgia Tech Earns Living Building Certification

ATLANTA, GA — The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, built by Skanska USA, has earned Living Building Challenge certification, the world’s most ambitious and holistic green building achievement. The certification from the International Living Future Institute independently verifies that the Kendeda Building is among the greenest in the …

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H&E Opens New Facility in Marietta, Georgia

MARIETTA, GA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Marietta branch, the fifth facility located in Georgia and the third in the Atlanta area. The 30,000-square-foot facility sits on 3.5 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop with six …

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First Coast Expressway Moves Closer to Completion

Two more projects are under way on the First Coast Expressway – SR 23, a new 46-mile, multilane, limited-access toll road in northeast Florida. Three projects are complete and two more will be let in the coming years.

“The First Coast Expressway will support current and future economic growth in …

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Takeuchi Officially Opens New Training Center with Ribbon-Cutting Event

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at its new 37,000-square-foot Training Center in Pendergrass, Georgia. Located next door to the company’s headquarters, the Takeuchi Training Center will now be the site of sales and technical instruction for the company’s salespeople, dealer principals, dealer technicians, …

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Ferrovial Awarded $229M I-16/I-75 Project in Georgia

MACON, GA — Ferrovial, via its U.S. construction subsidiary Webber, has been selected by the Georgia Department of Transportation for the upgrade of a section of the I-16/I-75 highway in the city of Macon, Georgia. The project, awarded to a joint venture with the company United Infrastructure Group …

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Georgia DOT Improves One of the State’s Busiest Freight Corridors with I-16/I-95 Interchange Project

Located on the Georgia coast, Savannah draws millions of visitors each year. Besides, those who are drawn to the southern town for its hospitality, architecture, and history, the city is also home to a bustling port as it exported more loaded containers than any other port in the country from …

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Florida Ballpark at Alfred A. McKethan Field at the University of Florida Opens for 2021 Season

GAINESVILLE, FL — Florida Ballpark at Alfred A. McKethan Field in Gainesville, Florida, designed by Populous, debuts its enhanced player and fan experience. The new ballpark replaces McKethan Stadium, which opened in 1949 and hosted its last game in 2020. The $65-million ballpark is located on the southwest part …

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Skanska Completes Primary Construction Work on Fifth + Broadway Project

NASHVILLE, TN — Skanska USA announces the completion of the core of its work as general contractor on Fifth + Broadway, Brookfield Properties’ mixed-use project at the very heart of downtown Nashville. Skanska was initially engaged in 2014 as the project was in the planning phase.

Breaking ground in …

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Ryan Companies Breaks Ground on Tradition Preparatory High

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL — Ryan Companies US, Inc., a national developer, builder, designer, and property manager, announces the groundbreaking of Tradition Preparatory High School in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Tradition Preparatory will be the second phase of Renaissance Charter School, a K-8 Charter Schools USA/Red Apple Development (RAD) …

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Major Reconstruction Project Upgrades Nashville's I-440

With the completion of the I-440 Reconstruction Project – the largest project in Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) history – additional vehicle capacity, less traffic congestion, and improved safety have been realized along one of middle Tennessee's busiest corridors. Interstate 440, which extends from Interstate 40 to Interstate 24 in …

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Georgia DOT Provides Updates on I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvements Project

MACON-BIBB COUNTY, GA — Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) continue construction activities related to the I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvement Project in Macon-Bibb County. The recent activities are listed below.

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  • The dedicated right turn lane on the I-16 eastbound off-ramp to Spring Street will remain …
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NBA’s Orlando Magic and AdventHealth Break Ground on Training and Sports Medicine Center

ORLANDO, FL — The HOK-designed AdventHealth Training Center will provide the Orlando Magic with an innovative sports performance center and the community with a wellness facility focused on whole-person health and sports science.

AdventHealth and the Orlando Magic are building an innovative health and wellness model that brings whole-person …

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Ferrovial and Lilium to Develop US Vertiport Network

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Ferrovial, a global infrastructure operator, and Lilium, the aviation company developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet aircraft, have signed a framework agreement to develop a network of at least 10 vertiports. The zero-carbon infrastructure and services will cover strategic locations in all major …

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Dowdle Construction Overcomes Water Damage and Structural Challenges to Transform Old Lumber Mill Into Silo Studios

“When you work on old buildings, every day there’s a surprise or something that doesn’t work like you thought it would,” said Glynn Dowdle, President and Principal of Dowdle Construction Group in Nashville, Tennessee.

However, when the building you work on sat abandoned for almost 15 years with gaping …

Governor DeSantis, Florida DOT Announce Completion of 23rd Street Flyover in Panama City

PANAMA CITY, FL — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently joined Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin J. Thibault, PE as well as other state and local partners in Panama City to celebrate the completion of the 23rd Street Flyover project. The $67.9-million project is part of a continuing effort …

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Governor DeSantis’ Florida Leads Budget Proposes $10.4B in Funding for Florida DOT

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Governor Ron DeSantis unveils his Florida Leads budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022. The proposed budget provides $10.4 billion in funding for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). This budget continues to invest in essential improvements and enhancements that will allow FDOT to stay focused on providing a …

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Joint Venture of Skanska, New South, FS360, and Synergy Selected for $124.5M Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport

ATLANTA, GA — The joint venture led by construction and development firm Skanska, along with New South Construction, FS360, and Synergy Construction, announces it will construct five additional gates at the north end of Concourse T at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. In addition to building the …

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Northside Hospital Gwinnett Unveils New Prefabricated Inpatient Units to Care for Critically Ill and COVID-19 Patients

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA — Northside Hospital Gwinnett in Lawrenceville, Georgia, is the first hospital in the Southeast to install the STAAT ModTM (Strategic, Temporary, Acuity-Adaptable Treatment) units to care for COVID-19 and other critically ill patients. These modules, designed by HGA and prefabricated and assembled by The Boldt Company, were …

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BNA’s New Concourse D Awarded LEED Silver Certification for Green Design and Construction

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville International Airport’s new Concourse D has received LEED Silver certification for sustainable design and construction — making it one of only nine newly constructed airport facilities in the world to attain this distinction under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) rigorous LEED v4 standards.

With …

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Skanska to Build $187M Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute

ORLANDO, FL — Skanska, a construction and development firm, announces it was awarded the contract to lead construction for the new 371,000-square-foot Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute in downtown Orlando. The combined inpatient and outpatient facility will be dedicated solely to the care of orthopedic patients.

The institute includes …

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Georgia DOT Combats Greater I-20 Truck Traffic with Capital Maintenance Project

Benjamin Franklin advised Philadelphians, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Franklin was referring to fire prevention, yet this same wisdom can apply to many things in life, including construction. In fact, this reasoning is driving the I-20 capital maintenance project by the Georgia Department of Transportation …

Balfour Beatty Completes Construction on $298M River Landing Project in Miami

MIAMI, FL — Balfour Beatty has completed construction on River Landing Shops and Residences, a 2.5 million-square-foot, mixed-use development along the Miami River. On behalf of real-estate investment trust, H&R REIT and South Florida developer, Urban-X Group with Matthews Southwest providing owner representative services, the $298-million megaproject will be a …

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CenterPoint Earns Green Building Certification at Second Port Everglades Facility

HOLLYWOOD, FL — CenterPoint Properties announces it has earned the Florida Green certification for 3413 McIntosh Road in Hollywood, Florida. The Florida Green Building Coalition has now awarded its Silver certification to both of CenterPoint’s buildings at its first-ever South Florida development, the Port Everglades International Logistics Center.

“When we …

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Turner Construction Company Reaches Major Milestone on New Monroe Street Parking Garage in Downtown Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, AL — Turner Construction Company announces the start of precast erection on the Monroe Street Parking Garage expansion and renovation in downtown Huntsville. The milestone signifies that vertical construction has begun.

The $14.4-million Monroe Street Parking Garage project includes the demolition of the existing two-story west section of the …

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HDR's Bayou Sara Swing Bridge Project Receives National Recognition

MOBILE COUNTY, AL — The American Council of Engineering Companies has recognized HDR's Bayou Sara Swing Bridge project with a national award. The project, based in Mobile County, Alabama, won the Honor Award.

Accelerated Bridge Replacement Reduces Time and Cost by Reusing Structures
Replacing a swing span in 48 …
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Congestion Relief on the Horizon for Chattanooga’s Critical I-75/I-24 Juncture

Big changes are coming down the pike in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a splendidly scenic riverside community considered to be one of America’s most breathtaking cities. Flourishing growth over the years has resulted in congestion woes at the I-75/I-24 interchange. Currently, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is working to address operational …

Baptist Health Care Breaks Ground on New Health Campus

PENSACOLA, FL — Baptist Health Care (BHC) recently held a virtual groundbreaking event for the construction of its new health campus. The event was streamed via Facebook Live and YouTube Live. The event was held 71 years to the day from the groundbreaking of BHC’s flagship facility, Baptist Hospital.

“This …

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Tennessee State Museum Receives Urban Land Institute Award

NASHVILLE, TN — Tennessee State Museum was awarded the Excellence in Development Award in the Large Public Sector category by Urban Land Institute Nashville. Judges praised the design of the museum including the use of local materials to create a world-class museum.

The Tennessee State Museum illuminates the rich …

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Florida DOT Enhances Safety and Community Connectivity with I-95/I-10 Interchange Improvements

I-95 around Jacksonville, Florida, experiences a lot of traffic. Consider that according to census data released earlier this year, Jacksonville is the 12th most populated city in the United States. Over the decade, the city had the 15th largest population growth in the country and is now home to over …

AECOM, Jackson Health System Partner to Deliver $170M Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center

MIAMI, FL — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces major project completion of the Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial (Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center). AECOM provided program management and staff augmentation services to design and construct this comprehensive rehabilitation …

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JE Dunn Construction Begins Emergency Department Upgrades at Northside Hospital Gwinnett

ATLANTA, GA — JE Dunn Construction has begun a major $57-million expansion of the emergency department at Northside Hospital Gwinnett, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, to be followed by significant renovations of emergency department facilities during a second phase of the project.

The expansion will add two new floors and approximately 38,000 …

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KCI Named as Bentley Year in Infrastructure Awards Finalist

ATLANTA, GA — KCI announces that the HUB404 project has been selected by Bentley Systems as a 2020 Year in Infrastructure Awards finalist.

The international program focuses on the use of Bentley software in construction, design, and operations. These tools are utilized across practices such as infrastructure design, construction management, …

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Hoar Construction Announces Completion of Expansion Project at Lakeshore Foundation

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Hoar Construction announces the completion of construction on a $17.5-million expansion initiative at the Lakeshore Foundation Master Campus in Homewood, Alabama, near Birmingham. The Lakeshore Foundation is a nonprofit organization providing opportunities for people with disabilities in Alabama and across the country to lead healthy, independent lives …

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Local Retail Marketplace Wins 2020 ULI Nashville Excellence in Development Award

NASHVILLE, TN — The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has selected the L&L Market development in West Nashville for a 2020 ULI Nashville Excellence in Development Award. The project was among two other outstanding real estate development projects from around Nashville selected as winners in the small, private sector category.

L&L …

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Hensel Phelps Celebrates Topping Out of Tampa International Airport Main Terminal Curbside Expansion

TAMPA, FL — Hensel Phelps recently celebrated the topping out of the Main Terminal Curbside Expansion for the Blue Side at Tampa International Airport. The 150,000-square-foot project includes new express curbsides that will make the airport more efficient by allowing guests to bypass the ticketing level or baggage claim areas …

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Brightline Trains Deploys Innovative Box-Jacking Technique in Orlando

Brightline Trains, the first privately funded passenger rail system in the United States in more than a century, is building a $2.7 billion expansion from South to Central Florida, and in the Orlando area deployed an innovative box-jacking technique to reduce closure of a major road.

“We are looking …

Georgia DOT Named Overall Winner in 2020 NOCoE TSMO Awards

ATLANTA, GA — The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has been selected as the 2020 NOCoE (National Operations Center of Excellence) TSMO Awards Overall Winner. The awards celebrate the expanding discipline of transportation systems management and operations (TSMO), which aims to get the most out of the existing transportation system …

Georgia Governor Joins Kubota for Gainesville Facility Groundbreaking

GAINESVILLE, GA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp recently headlined Kubota Manufacturing of America Corp.’s groundbreaking ceremony for the company's new engineering and design center in Gainesville, Georgia.

Kubota’s newest facility will consist of engineering offices, workshops, and testing buildings, as well as large-scale grading and development of several outdoor …

Balfour Beatty to Deliver Jacksonville University’s New Basketball Performance Center

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Balfour Beatty has been awarded by Jacksonville University (JU) to construct its new Basketball Performance Center that will serve as the future home of the institution’s men’s and women’s basketball program and day-to-day operations. The new facility will provide a new home for student-athletes, enhance the university’s …

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USGBC Georgia Announces 2020 Chrysalis Award Winners

ATLANTA, GA — Six winners took home green awards after the virtual celebration of the Chrysalis Awards.

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Georgia created the Chrysalis Awards to support broadening the conversation between the green building industry and the green community. The goal is to support and recognize the people …

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Skanska USA Completes Renovations for New Atlanta Office at Marquis One

ATLANTA, GA — Skanska announces that it has completed the renovation of and moved to its new Atlanta office at 245 Peachtree Center Avenue. Taking 15,004 square feet on the 25th floor at Marquis One, the company relocated from 55 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard.

Skanska’s new office layout emphasizes community …

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16@95 Improvement Projects Kick Off With Virtual Ceremonial Groundbreaking

SAVANNAH, GA — The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) recently celebrated the start of construction for the 16@95 Improvement Projects. In accordance with social distancing practices, instead of a typical in-person groundbreaking ceremony, Georgia DOT produced a video to celebrate this occasion.

The projects will improve traffic flow and …

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Florida DOT Projects Receive Recognition from America’s Transportation Awards

TALLAHASSEE, FL — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) received two regional awards for the S.R. 82 Widening Project and SunTrax Phase 1 from the Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) as part of the annual America’s Transportation Awards competition.

“This recognition further highlights the department’s continued …

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Oldcastle APG’s Echelon and Belgard Sustainable Materials Integral to Bellwood Quarry Megaproject

The Bellwood Quarry, Atlanta’s iconic filming location, awaits its closing scene as plans move forward for a transformation that will greatly impact residents. No longer will the mini canyon be featured as a Walking Dead zombie pit or a Stranger Things supernatural playground. Georgia’s landmark crater will soon be flooded …

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SR 180 Widening Creates Better Access to Orange Beach

Alabama’s Orange Beach is situated on the state’s Gulf Coast. With its miles of attractive beaches, quality restaurants, and opportunities for fishing, the town is a popular tourist destination. Getting to and from Orange Beach, however, can be a challenge. The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is engaged in the …

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Chao Announces Nearly $100M to Improve Transit in South Florida

MIAMI, FL — The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces a $99.9-million grant to the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) for the South Corridor Rapid Transit Project in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The project will provide faster, more reliable transit service from Florida …

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 …

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Stantec-Designed 17 West Mixed-Use Development Completed in Miami Beach

MIAMI, FL — Global integrated design firm Stantec celebrates the completion of the five-story 17 West, a mixed-use development that includes Miami Beach’s first Trader Joe’s grocery store. Located on 17th Street between Alton Road and West Avenue in Miami Beach, the 185,388-square-foot development features 23 units, a rooftop pool …

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National Trench Safety Announces Relocation of Miami, Florida, Operation

MIAMI, FL — National Trench Safety, LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, along with trench and traffic safety engineering, and OSHA-compliant training classes, announces the relocation of its Miami, Florida, area operation.

NTS completed the relocation of its existing …

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Thompson's Station, Tennessee, Becomes New Home for Caterpillar Equipment Dealer

NASHVILLE, TN — Construction in Middle Tennessee continues to push forward, enabling Thompson Machinery, the local Caterpillar dealer, to invest $15 million in Thompson's Station, Tennessee. Even with a presidential election looming, global economic uncertainty, and national social unrest, Nashville and its surrounding counties continue to be the darling …

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Georgia DOT Focuses on Better Freight Movement with I-16/I-75 Interchange Reconstruction

The Georgia interstates see a significant amount of traffic. That traffic comes in the form of tourists who are going to and from Florida as well as freight due to the port in Savannah. In addition, there’s the typical local traffic. In order to move these various types of traffic …

Balfour Beatty Breaks Ground on In-Kind Construction Services for Atlanta Mission’s Restoration House Homeless Shelter

ATLANTA, GA — Balfour Beatty has started demolition and construction activities for the Atlanta Mission’s Restoration House, the first low-barrier day shelter designed to serve Atlanta-area women and children battling homelessness. Construction services for the new shelter located at the current Ethel Street facility will be funded by donations and …

CenterPoint Earns Green Building Certification for its First South Florida Development

HOLLYWOOD, FL — CenterPoint Properties announces it has earned the Florida Green certification for 3423 McIntosh Road in Hollywood, Florida, by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC). The CenterPoint development scored 37 percent above FGBC’s certification requirement to achieve the Silver level.

“We designed both buildings at the Port Everglades …

Skanska Selected for the $70.5M Reconstruction of Interstate 4 at SR 557 Interchange

LAKELAND, FL — Skanska announces it was selected to lead the reconstruction of Interstate 4 at State Road 557 interchange in Central Florida, a $70.5-million design build project on behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation. Construction is projected to begin in September 2020 and completion is slated for …

U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces $21.8M Grant Award for Central Avenue BRT Project in St. Petersburg, Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces a $21.8-million grant award to the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) for the Central Avenue “SunRunner” Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in St. Petersburg, Florida. The project will provide faster, more reliable transit service from …

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Florida DOT Projects Receive Recognition from Florida Transportation Builders Association

TALLAHASSEE, FL — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recently received Best in Construction Awards from the Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA) for 14 projects throughout Florida. Each year, the FTBA recognizes those companies and individuals who have responsibly executed outstanding road and bridge construction projects across the state.

“FDOT …

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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Tunneling Operations Underway on Plane Train West Extension Project at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

ATLANTA, GA — Clark-Atkinson-Technique, a Joint Venture, has broken ground on the Plane Train Tunnel West Extension project at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport. Underway since 2017, the design-build project includes a 900-foot tunnel extension of the airport’s automated people mover system, which is designed to …

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McCarthy to Build Most Advanced High Containment Laboratory in the Nation for the CDC

ATLANTA, GA — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has been chosen as Construction Manager as constructor (CMc) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a new High Containment Continuity Laboratory (HCCL) at the Roybal Campus in Atlanta. The new facility is part of the CDC’s 2025 Masterplan that …

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Hoefer Wysocki, JE Dunn Earn LEED Silver Designation for Hurlburt Field Medical Clinic Modernization

MARY ESTHER, FL — Architectural firm Hoefer Wysocki and JE Dunn Construction recently achieved LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the health care complex modernization and expansion at Hurlburt Field, an auxiliary field of Eglin Air Force Base in Mary Esther, Florida. Home to the …

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Florida's First Continuous Flow Intersection Receives ASHE's 2020 National Project of the Year Award

NAPLES, FL — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that its State Road (SR) 82 (Immokalee Road) continuous flow intersection (CFI) project in Southwest Florida has been awarded the 2020 National Project of the Year Award in the Over $20 Million Category by the American Society of …

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Hensel Phelps Completes Construction of the New Concourse D at Nashville International Airport

NASHVILLE, TN — The Hensel Phelps | Fentress Architects Progressive Design-Build Team is celebrating the successful opening of the new $292-million, 302,400-square-foot Concourse D and Terminal Wings Expansion project at Nashville International Airport.

Due to the unprecedented growth of the region, the Nashville International Airport (BNA) embarked on an aggressive …

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JCB North America Awarded New Contract with the U.S. Military

SAVANNAH, GA — JCB has been awarded a contract to supply the U.S. military with a fleet of specialized high speed excavators over the next eight years in a deal worth up to $269 million. The deal centers on the supply of High Mobility Engineer Excavators (HMEEs) for the U.S. …

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Georgia DOT Advances Mobility with I-85 Expansion in Greater Atlanta

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is making headway on its Major Mobility Investment Program (MMIP), an ambitious initiative to reduce congestion and advance mobility in key regions of the state. This $11 billion bundle of megaprojects – made possible by the state’s Transportation Funding Act of 2015 – is …

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 …

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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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JE Dunn Construction Transforms Tarpon Springs High School in Florida

TAMPA, FL — An $18.1-million modernization of Tarpon Springs High School in Pinellas County, Florida, was completed recently by JE Dunn Construction, the project’s construction manager.

From resolving drainage problems and demolishing multiple buildings, to upgrading interior systems throughout campus facilities and constructing a 12,261-square-foot building to serve as …

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Johnson Brothers Corporation Uses Robotic Total Stations for More Accurate Construction on Downtown Birmingham Bridge

To residents of Birmingham, Alabama, work on the downtown section of I-59/20 has been a major adjustment, to say the least. While it might not equal the shutdown of L.A.’s 405 in 2011, the gridlock after the 2007 collapse of the Mississippi River Bridge near downtown Minneapolis, or traffic headaches …

Beaches Energy Services Selects Burns & McDonnell to Deliver EPC Project in Jacksonville Beach

ORLANDO, FL — To meet the current and future needs of Beaches Energy Services’ more than 35,000 customers, the utility has selected Burns & McDonnell to implement a substation upgrade project in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. The upgrade is one of the first progressive engineer-procure-construct (EPC) projects in Florida for a …

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Announces the Opening of I-4/S.R. 408 Interchange Ramps Three Months Ahead of Schedule

TALLAHASSEE, FL — As a result of his directive to accelerate work on the I-4 Ultimate project due to decreased volume in traffic as a result of COVID-19, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announce the opening of five new Interstate 4 (I-4)/State Road (S.R.) 408 …

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Alabama Builds State’s First Diverging Diamond

Aiming to improve traffic flow, alleviate congestion and enhance safety, the Alabama Department of Transportation is constructing the state’s first diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 10 and State Road 181 in Daphne.

“The interchange sits just south of a large shopping center and adjacent to many eateries, commercial developments, schools, …

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Celebration Pointe Announces Plans to Complete Phase 2 of Mixed-Use Development

GAINESVILLE, FL — Celebration Pointe, a mixed-use development in North Central Florida, located along Interstate 75 in Gainesville, announces that the 160-acre super-regional mixed-use development is gearing up to complete the second and final phase of its Main Street development. Cleveland, Ohio-based Cupkovic Architects, the master project architect of …

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United Renewable Energy Constructs Solar Project in LaGrange, Georgia

LAGRANGE, GA — A three-megawatt solar photovoltaic project has been completed and commercialized by United Renewable Energy LLC at Kimberly-Clark's facility in LaGrange, Georgia. The project was the result of collaboration between Kimberly-Clark's facility, United Renewable Energy as the project developer and builder and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC through a …

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Members of Workforce Development Program Tour Nashville International Airport

NASHVILLE, TN — Hensel Phelps recently hosted a job site tour of the BNA Concourse D & Terminal Wing Expansion Project with six members of the 4:13 Strong training program. 4:13 Strong provides training, skills, and job placement for at-risk men in Nashville, Tennessee. As a part of Hensel Phelps’ …

Tennessee DOT Holds Groundbreaking on SR-317 Improvement Project

COLLEGEDALE, TN — Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner Clay Bright recently joined federal, state, and local officials to officially break ground on the SR-317 (Apison Pike) improvement project in Collegedale, Tennessee.

Work is slated to begin soon on the 3.4-mile project to widen and improve the Apison Pike corridor …

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Wharton-Smith Celebrates Topping Out of Pine Crest Elementary School

SANFORD, FL — Wharton-Smith recently held some events that marked milestones at Pine Crest Elementary School project in Sanford, Florida.

At one event, Wharton-Smith project team members invited students, teachers and staff to sign their name on a steel beam that will become part of their new 110,754-square-foot school.

At …

HNTB Expands Presence in Bartow, Florida

BARTOW, FL — HNTB Corporation recently expanded its presence and opened a new, larger office in Bartow, Florida, located at 555 North Broadway. The office serves a range of clients across Florida’s west coast.

“HNTB brings regional and national expertise to solving complex transportation challenges for departments of transportation, toll …

The Walsh Group Opens Nashville Regional Office

BRENTWOOD, TN — The Walsh Group announces the opening of its new Nashville Regional Office in Brentwood, Tennesee. The new office becomes the firm’s 20th regional office, all of which are located across North America to support responsiveness to the company’s growing customer base. The new location reflects the company’s …

Allied Esports Selects HOK to Design New Mall Esports Venues

BUFORD, GA — Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company, has selected HOK as its partner in creating new retail esports venues.

Allied Esports’ new on-mall locations will offer visitors a variety of esports and gaming experiences, including nightly tournaments for all levels, PCs and consoles for walk-up play and …

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Skanska to Renovate New ASHRAE Global Headquarters with Net-Zero Retrofit Design

ATLANTA, GA — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, will renovate ASHRAE’s new global headquarters in Peachtree Corners, Georgia.

The net-zero-energy ready design is set to exceed all of ASHRAE’s own energy and indoor environmental standards to achieve a high-performing and environmentally sustainable building.

“ASHRAE is excited to …

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Alabama’s First Proton Therapy Center Ready to Open

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Proton therapy, a radiation technology for treating cancer, has come to Alabama with the opening of Proton International at UAB. The Brasfield & Gorrie-constructed facility, begun in the winter of 2018, recently opened with a ribbon cutting and reception. The new center is a partnership between …

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BL Harbert Takes Home Three BuildSouth Awards from Alabama AGC

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Alabama Association of General Contractors (AGC) every year recognizes Alabama’s top contractors for their work in the previous year through their annual AGC BuildSouth Awards.

The awards are given across several categories, including building construction, design/build, highway construction, international, construction management, heavy industrial construction and municipal …

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NASA Selects Jacobs to Continue Environmental Engineering Support Services at Marshall Space Flight Center

HUNTSVILLE, AL — Jacobs was selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as the sole provider to continue architect-engineer (A-E) environmental engineering services at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), located in Huntsville, Alabama, and other NASA centers and installations.

Jacobs has been providing environmental services to the …

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Jefferson County US 1 Widening Project Awarded

LOUISVILLE, GA — Back in 1989 the Georgia General Assembly adopted the Governor's Road Improvement Program (GRIP) that has since been amended to include over 3,300 miles of designated highways to enhance connectivity, effective and efficient transportation and safer travel. Of those 19 Georgia corridors, the US 1 and State …

HOK Announces 2020 Project Milestones in Georgia, Florida and Tennessee

ATLANTA, GA — HOK recently announced a list of project milestones and openings happening in 2020, with some projects in Georgia, Florida and Tennessee. The projects in the Dixie Contractor area are the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute and …

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Skanska, H. J. Russell & Company Joint Venture to Build Center for Advanced Surgical Services

ATLANTA, GA — The joint venture between global development and construction firm Skanska, and Atlanta-based H. J. Russell & Company, a minority-owned construction services firm, announces it will construct the Center for Advanced Surgical Services (CASS), adjacent to Grady Memorial Hospital’s (Grady) main campus in Atlanta. The free …

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Georgia DOT Section 106 Programmatic Agreement Addresses Environmental Procedures for Construction Projects

ATLANTA, GA — An agreement signed among four agencies will streamline the completion of certain approval processes for historic preservation during highway construction in Georgia. This first-of-its-kind Section 106 Programmatic Agreement (PA) will set the framework to encompass all types of transportation improvement projects from major widenings to new location …

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Emory University Breaks Ground on HOK-Designed Biomedical Research Facility in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — Emory University recently broke ground on a research facility that will focus on innovation, synergy and impact for biomedical research. Biomedical research studies the prevention and treatment of disease and the genetic and environmental factors related to disease in order to find new ways of improving health. …

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SR 400 Express Lanes Industry Forum Sees Record Turnout

ATLANTA, GA — The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) recently hosted an Industry Forum event to showcase the State Route (SR) 400 Express Lanes Project. The event was attended by approximately 310 executives representing the highway design and construction industry.

Several Georgia DOT representatives presented insight to the project …

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New Renderings Released of Atlanta-Area Elevator Test Tower and Headquarters Office

VININGS, GA — The planned Innovation and Qualification Center (IQC) in Vinings, Georgia has a new look yet again.

Designed by global architecture firm Gensler, the 420-foot structure is expected to house the bulk of elevator company thyssenkrupp’s new headquarters. It is under construction next to SunTrust Park and …

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Georgia DOT Provides Update to I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvement Project

BIBB COUNTY, GA — Georgia Department of Transportation construction crews with the I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvements Project are moving forward with ongoing project items. Details of the project to date are below.

Phase 2 and 3 - Regarding the Region from Hardeman Avenue to the I-16 Eastbound Exit
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Florida Governor’s Bolder, Brighter, Better Future Budget Proposes $9.9B in Funding for Florida DOT

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Governor Ron DeSantis recently unveiled his Bolder, Brighter, Better Future budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021. The proposed budget provides $9.9 billion in funding for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The investment will enable the department to continue to deliver transportation projects to meet the needs of …

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Takeuchi Breaks Ground on New Training Center Set to Open in Spring 2020

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, recently held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new training facility set to open in spring 2020. The new center will allow dealers from North America and around the globe to gain knowledge about Takeuchi products, and offer year-round service training …

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Robins & Morton Tops Out Phase One of Office Expansion

BIRMINGHAM, AL — General contractor and construction management firm, Robins & Morton, recently reached a milestone on their office expansion in Homewood, Alabama.

The firm topped out the new three-story parking deck structure at their corporate office location off Shades Creek Parkway. Topping out ceremonies mark the structural completion …

Georgia DOT Continues Work on I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvement Project

BIBB COUNTY, GA — Despite the weather, construction crews working on the I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvements Project are progressing with ongoing project items. Details of the project to date are below.

Phase 2 and 3

Crews continue working on both the substructure and superstructure of the bridge on I-16 westbound over …

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Seven Highway Projects Win National Roadway Safety Awards

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

“While our roads …

Florida’s Turnpike Widening Project at Dolphin Expressway Begins

MIAMI, FL — Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise has begun a widening project along Florida’s Turnpike Extension/SR 821, from SR 836/Dolphin Expressway to NW 106th Street. This project includes the following improvements:

  • Widening the Turnpike to 10 lanes, between State Road (SR) 836/Dolphin Expressway to NW 106th Street/Flagler Station Boulevard
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Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida DOT Announce $1.4B Westshore Area Interchange Construction Project

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced $1.4 billion for the reconstruction of the I-275/SR 60 Westshore Area Interchange in Tampa. The project is set to take place in fiscal year 2023-2024.

The reconstruction of this major system-to-system interchange in the Westshore …

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

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

“The administration is targeting BUILD Transportation …

WGI Continues Work on HEFT Widening

MIAMI, FL — The $129-million Florida Turnpike design-build project in Miami will widen the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike (HEFT) mainline from eight to 10 lanes.

The project includes a range of structural elements such as 22-foot tall noise wall founded in shallow lime rock, two new all-electronic tolling gantries, …

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USDOT Announces $157M in Infrastructure Grants to 34 Airports

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

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Hoar Construction Breaks Ground on Cleveland State’s Health & Sciences Facility

CLEVELAND, TN — Hoar Construction recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for Cleveland State Community College’s new $25-million Health & Sciences facility. This is the first building the campus will construct in more than 40 years and is part of a planned campus revitalization project.

This project will include nursing, EMT …

Kaufman Lynn Construction Completes Don Soffer Aventura High School

AVENTURA, FL — Kaufman Lynn Construction and the City of Aventura announce that the campus of Don Soffer Aventura High School has been granted a temporary certificate of occupancy (TCO), allowing the new four-story charter high school to officially open its doors. The 53,418-square-foot high school campus sits across two …

Genera Selects W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company as EPC Firm for New Ag Fiber Facility

VONORE, TN — Genera announces it has selected W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company (Yates) to manage the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the company’s first manufacturing facility in Vonore, Tennessee, following a $118-million investment secured by Genera to produce its Earthable line of sustainable agricultural fiber products.

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The Broward County Convention Center Expansion Project Begins in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Broward County and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau announce that the project to expand the Broward County Convention Center and add a new four diamond Headquarters Hotel in Fort Lauderdale has officially begun. This phased project began with a demolition event at the …

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Turner Construction Company Celebrates Topping Out of MTSU Classroom Building

MURFREESBORO, TN — Turner Construction Company recently celebrated the topping out of a $39.6-million classroom building under construction at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) that will house three of the most popular academic programs in its College of Behavioral and Health Sciences. The event marked crews reaching the highest point …

Shawmut Design and Construction to Bring New STEM Center to Ransom Everglades School

MIAMI, FL — Shawmut Design and Construction and architect Perkins+Will announce the enhancement of the Ransom Everglades School campus with a new STEM center. Scheduled for completion in early 2020, the new building is one element of the school's campaign to upgrade its Coconut Grove campus and academic programming.

The …

USDOT Announces $321.4M for Federal Lands and Tribal Projects

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

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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JE Dunn Construction Marks Key Milestone for Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy Project in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — JE Dunn Construction recently celebrated the placement of the final steel beam in the framing of a new Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy elementary school for Atlanta Public Schools (APS). At a midday “topping out” ceremony, workers, vendors, suppliers and APS representatives scrawled their signatures on the eight-foot …

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New Osceola County Fire Rescue Training Facility Opens with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

KISSIMMEE, FL — The new 11-acre fire rescue training facility at Gilbert Park in Osceola County, Florida, officially opened following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, provided site/civil engineering, architectural and environmental services for the $5.8-million project.

The facility has been designed to simulate a variety …

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Stantec Celebrates Groundbreaking of LA CLARA Luxury Condominium in West Palm Beach, Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — Global design and engineering firm Stantec celebrates the groundbreaking of LA CLARA, a 25-story residential building by Canadian real estate developer Great Gulf. Stantec is the architect of record, working in partnership with design architect Hariri Pontarini Architects, for the waterfront development located in …

Royal Caribbean Reveals HOK Design for New Headquarters in Miami

MIAMI, FL — HOK is leading the design for a new 350,000-square-foot headquarters to consolidate Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s employees in Miami. Reinforcing Royal Caribbean’s brand with a design inspired by cruise ships, the $300-million campus will be at the southwest corner of Dodge Island. It will bring together employees …

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JE Dunn Delivers Parking and Ground Transportation Center for Nashville International Airport

NASHVILLE, TN — JE Dunn Construction has completed a $102-million, technology-integrated parking and ground transportation center and related improvements at Nashville International Airport.
The new center is a component of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority’s BNA Vision, a $1.2-billion expansion and renovation plan to accommodate regional population growth and the …

AECOM Awarded Nationwide NASA Environmental Remediation Services Contract

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL — AECOM, a fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announces that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) awarded the firm a contract to investigate, design and implement environmental remedial actions at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the adjacent Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and …

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Turner Celebrates Topping Out of 1200 Broadway High-Rise in Downtown Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — Turner Construction Company’s Nashville office announced the topping out of 1200 Broadway, a mixed-use high-rise in downtown Nashville. The 26-floor complex began construction in September 2017 and is set for completion in December. The 860,000-square-foot complex is owned and being developed by Endeavor Real Estate Group …

U.S. DOT Announces $10M for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads in Tennessee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces the immediate availability of $10 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads damaged by flooding and landslides in Tennessee. The funds were approved shortly after being requested …

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 …