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.



Flawed Bridge Retaining Wall Delays Completion of Arkansas Highway Extension

A faulty retaining wall has delayed completion of the 5.8-mi.-long extension of the King Expressway, the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) announced. The transportation agency told the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record in November that the $80.14 million project connecting the U.S....


Kiewit Tackles Draining, Grading Issues On I-80 in California

Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. started work on the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Solano Transportation Authority's (STA) $93.7 million Interstate 80, Interstate 680 and State Route 12 Interchange Project 2A in August 2020 — an initiative that is improving and widening the eastbound SR 12 to EB I-80 connector in the I-80 corridor, as well as improving the connectivity between regionally significant destinations....


New Bridge Under Construction in Pittsburgh to Replace Collapsed Structure

The first signs of replacement for Pittsburgh's collapsed Fern Hollow Bridge in Frick Park were visible May 9 when construction crews began pouring concrete for the underground support for the first bridge pier, followed later in the week by drilling activities....


Boston Residents Brace for More Traffic From $157M Repairs to Sumner Tunnel

After nearly a century of service, the Sumner Tunnel running beneath Boston Harbor, a heavily traveled route linking East Boston and Logan International Airport to the rest of the city, is about to undergo an extensive restoration....


C.W. Matthews Expects to Complete $111M Phase 2 of Jackson County, Ga. Project in Coming Months

C.W. Matthews Contracting Co. Inc. began work on the Georgia Department of Transportation's $111 million I-85 Widening, Phase II (SR 53 to US 129) project in June 2021 that is taking place in the municipalities of Braselton and Pendergrass (Jackson County) to ease traffic congestion....


Wisconsin Finance Committee OKs $282.9M for Transportation

On April 27, Gov. Tony Evers' plan to invest $282.9 million in Wisconsin's infrastructure won overwhelming bipartisan approval from the Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance. Approval from this committee is the last step needed for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) to deploy Wisconsin's allocation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) for infrastructure improvements throughout the state....


NYSDOT Finalizing Plans to Improve State Route 5S in Village of Florida

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is refining plans for a $6.65 million corridor improvement project, targeted for construction in 2023, on a part of State Route 5S in the village of Florida....


First Bridge in Michigan's Bundling Pilot Project Opens to Traffic in Lapeer

The Bentley Street bridge over Farmers Creek in Lapeer, Mich., opened April 29, the first bridge to be repaired under the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) bridge bundling pilot project. "We're very happy with the bridge," said Jeff Graham, Lapeer's director of public works, whose office is on Bentley Street....


A Year Late, Virginia's I-95 Express Lanes Expansion Set to Open in 2023

The expansion of the Interstate 95 Express Lanes project to the Fredericksburg area of northern Virginia is now slated to be finished late in 2023, more than a year behind schedule, toll operator Transurban announced May 2....


To Protect Eagles' Nests, Part of PA Thruway to Be Built with Blasting Restrictions

Construction of the southern section of the Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway (CSVT) is about to begin and, when it does, blasting will be scheduled to accommodate eagles nesting nearby. On May 2, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) awarded a $115 million contact to Trumbull Corp....