Infrastructure

Starting with planning and funding, through ground breaking, and up to completion, whether it's bridge construction, roads and highways, airport, public work projects, or energy construction, keep informed about infrastructure developments locally and around the world.



Rehab Commences on Bridges Carrying DE Highway 1 Over Broadkill River

On Oct. 4, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) began piloting an $18 million rehabilitation of the weathered DE Highway 1 bridges over the Broadkill River east of Milton in Sussex County....


VIDEO: VA's $454M RiverRenew Project to Improve Water Quality in Alexandria's Old Town

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Sept. 30 in Alexandria, Va., ahead of the city's October start on its $454.4 million RiverRenew Tunnel Project to remediate four combined sewer outfalls. It represents the largest infrastructure effort in Alexandria's history....


NCDOT Calls On Lane Construction to Improve I-440 With $365M Project

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is overseeing a $365 million undertaking known as the I-440 and Blue Ridge Road project. The improvements to I-440, between just south of Walnut Street in Cary and north of Wade Avenue in Raleigh, are being made to improve traffic flow, access and efficiency....


VIDEO: Flagstaff Bridge Project Earns National Award Recognition

The Arizona Department of Transportation's Fourth Street Bridge replacement project in Flagstaff is receiving national recognition. The project is among a list of 12 in line for national awards from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)....


Historic Project Results in New U.S. 35

Experienced drivers in the East know that the winding two-lane roads in West Virginia can be a scenic wonder. It's a must to drive some of these roads with the windows down, view the fall colors and listen to John Denver sing "Country Roads."But drivers who need to reach their destinations promptly know that some of these roads can be a teeth-grinding experience....


Flatiron Embarks On One of California's Largest Projects

Construction crews from Flatiron are embarking on one of the largest highway construction projects in the California region. Overseen by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the $480 million Fix50 project will see a long-awaited upgrade of the busy section of Highway 50, a key corridor in mid-town and East Sacramento (Sacramento County), with the addition of high-occupancy vehicle lanes; widening of 12 bridges; and newly-built retaining walls....


Contractors Will Have Busy Fall Season Upgrading Roads

TxDOT officials recently announced that a project to resurface the pavement on U.S. 271 in Red River County has commenced. The contractor, Richard Drake Construction Company LP, was granted 96 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project valued at more than $4.5 million....


Texas Transportation Commission Approves 10-Year Plan

The Texas Transportation Commission recently unanimously approved TxDOT's 10-year plan retaining allocations for funding the I-45 improvement project in Houston. The project, commonly known as the North Houston Highway Improvement Project, or NHHIP, is supported by the majority of people who commented during the Unified Transportation Program's (UTP) public comment period....


S.C. Roads, Highways Are Still Bad, But DOT Reports Repairs Being Made

Despite increased funding to improve South Carolina's roads and bridges, the Upstate's traffic is still congested and, overall, the state's highways have remained deadly. But, in a report released Sept....


Replacement of Cranston, R.I. Bridge May Last Until Next Spring

Cranston, R.I.'s Park Avenue railroad bridge, the city's primary east-west connector for cars and trucks, will likely remain closed until at least spring 2022 due to a shortage of Amtrak workers. The crossing was shut down May 15 with the goal of having it reopen in time for the new school year....