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New Jersey

Linde-Griffith Construction Company may be 111 years old, but the contractor is far from set in its ways. This is why the owner and engineer of a multi-story condo project in Hackensack, N.J., called on them when its original contractor was unable to reach bearing capacity on a test pile program.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the awarding of 12 Airport Improvement Program grants totaling more than $4.8 million in state funds to support airport safety and improvement projects. These grants, which leverage federal funding and airport contributions, will support a total of $31.4 million worth of work.

Deutz Corporation is introducing its Deutz Power Center concept to the Florida, New Jersey and New York City markets. As of Feb. 14, 2020, Deutz took over sales and service responsibilities for the state of Florida, with plans to launch two Deutz Power Center locations in Jacksonville as well as the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area.

Burke Construction Inc.'s first pile driving project was no easy task. The job at hand for this heavy civil contractor was to install a steel seawall in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., but this was no straight line of sheet piles in the middle of the beach.

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) New sand is on its way to some New Jersey beaches that were rebuilt after Superstorm Sandy but have eroded since then. Federal, state and local officials announced that a new beach replenishment project will begin soon in Long Branch, Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright, an area that encompasses some of the most flood-prone sections of the Jersey Shore.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) More than two decades ago when a mega entertainment and shopping complex was being conceived on a vast swath of swamp land in New Jersey, the iPhone didn't exist, Amazon was only selling books online and malls were where you went for all your shopping needs.

NEW YORK (AP) The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey authorized more than $4 billion in rail projects, including a new rail link to LaGuardia Airport that had been a source of contentious debate in recent years. The new train connecting midtown Manhattan to LaGuardia and a replacement for Newark Liberty International Airport's monorail will cost about $2 billion each.

Govs. Andrew M. Cuomo and Phil Murphy announced their appointed members who will represent New York and New Jersey on the Gateway Development Commission, which will oversee construction of the new Hudson Tunnel Project. New York's appointees to the Commission are New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez, Thruway Authority Project Director Jamey Barbas and former secretary to the governor Steven M.

The Utility & Transportation Contractors Association of New Jersey (UTCA) held its 54th annual convention and trade show Sept. 26 through 28 in Atlantic City, N.J. After having held the convention for the past several years at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, the show returned to the Tropicana Casino and Resort where it had been held for many years.

MEDFORD LAKES, N.J. (AP) There's a tree in the field behind Jon Moraglia's house that still has a drone stuck in a branch at the top. It's been up there for about four years. That's back when he was playing around with toy drones. Now the 18-year-old takes drones very seriously.

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) Boardwalks at the New Jersey shore could be reclassified as roads as part of a plan to redirect funds to repair them under a plan some state lawmakers are pushing. The measure is aimed primarily at the famous Wildwood boardwalk, which is badly in need of repairs.