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.



New Train Station in Coatesville, Pa., May Help Boost City West of Philadelphia

The long-planned effort to build a new $65 million train station in Coatesville, Pa., took another step forward Oct. 22 when federal, state and local officials broke ground on a project that will seek to revitalize the Chester County city....


Taxpayers to Save Money in New Road Deal for Ga.'s Fort Gordon

When Fort Gordon needs roadwork performed, a new contract now allows Columbia County, Ga., to help pave the way. The county and the U.S. Army installation, based southwest of Augusta, signed an intergovernmental support agreement Oct....


NCDOT to Widen, Raise I-95 Through Lumberton to Prevent Floods

Torrential rain from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 sent the Lumber River over its banks onto Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C., closing the East Coast's main north-south highway for several days. Just two years later, it happened again after Hurricane Florence....


Work On Hampden Bridge Bundle Proceeds

Work on the Hampden Bridge Bundle, a project that involves rebuilding eight bridges and rehabilitating a ninth bridge along a 4-mi. stretch of I-95 in Hampden, Maine, is proceeding, with Cianbro of Pittsfield, Maine, the lead contractor....


Oklahoma Transportation Commission Approves New $7.7B Plan

A state commission gave the green light to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation's new $7.7 billion, eight-year construction plan. The plan is updated annually and the new one covering through federal fiscal year 2029 covers approximately 300 more projects and $1.6 billion more than the previous one....


Atkinson Completes Phase of $242M I-5 Project

Crews from Atkinson Construction (formerly Guy F. Atkinson) reached an important milestone in reshaping Interstate 5 and the surrounding communities near Lakewood, Wash. Atkinson, in conjunction with the Washington State Department of Transportation, recently announced that the second phase of construction to widen I-5 and rebuild intersections is now substantially complete....


Construction Starts On $50M Butte County Highway Job

In a major milestone, Caltrans has started construction on a safety and passing lanes project on State Highway 70 in southern Butte County. Teichert Construction of Sacramento and MCM Construction of North Highlands are the contractors on the project....


MassDOT Plans $1.7B Overhaul of Turnpike Infrastructure in Allston

After 10 years of discussions, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and his administration have embraced a design for a once-in-a-generation, $1.7 billion infrastructure overhaul of the state's turnpike by the Charles River in the Boston's Allston neighborhood....


Tunnel on Danbury, Conn.'s West Side Not a Viable Option in I-84 Plan

A proposed and much-discussed half-mile-long tunnel to straighten Interstate 84 between Exits 2 and 4 on Danbury's west side is among several options being considered by the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)....


Wolf Administration Highlights Collaborative Pilot to Pave Roadway With Recycled Plastic

Officials from the Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation (PennDOT), Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Environmental Protection (DEP) and General Services (DGS) highlighted a pilot project to pave part of a Ridley Creek State Park roadway with an asphalt and recycled plastic mixture....