Project Experiences


Huntsville Hopes $45M 'Cultural Pillar' Could Make It a New Music City

Committed to becoming a cultural pillar within the local community, Huntsville's new 8,000-capacity amphitheater and food village will feature world-class musicians when it opens next year. Construction is under way on the $45 million structure, which will provide educational events, festivals and the backdrop for local businesses and other organizations wanting to host large-scale gatherings....


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....


Case, Werk-Brau Clearing the Way for New Homes in Raleigh, N.C.

For 18 years, Williams Land Clearing has been clearing the way for residential and commercial development across North Carolina. From logging to stumping, from clearing to hauling, Williams is the first team on site, and handles it all with the right combination of skilled operators and rugged equipment....


USACE Demolishes Ohio River's Oldest Locks, Dams

After withstanding the constant and erosive flow of Ohio River waters for more than 80 years — and the efforts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to demolish them — the Ohio River's oldest locks and dams finally are disappearing below the surface, replaced by a modern facility....


Gilbane Crews Work to Expand Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood

Nine months into the $236 million project to expand University Hospitals (UH) Ahuja Medical Center, crews reached a milestone in pouring the first elevated concrete slab. The phase two expansion will add about 300,000 sq....


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....


Baldwin and Shell Takes Center Stage On University of Central Arkansas' $45M Windgate Center

Despite a record-setting snowstorm and a delay in obtaining materials, crews in Conway, Ark., remain on schedule constructing The Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts. The building, located on the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) campus, is scheduled to be completed in time for the fall 2022 semester....


ATS Construction's 72-Hour Paving Sprint Rehabs Kentucky's Blue Grass Airport

Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky., plays a key role in the economics of the state. Located near the capital, the airport services a city that is home to the state's flagship university and is a center for horse racing and horse breeding....


Crews Prescribe Diverging Diamond Interchange to Remedy Woes in Maryland

A project to enhance safety and increase capacity at an interchange in Frederick County, Md., continues toward an early 2023 completion date. Under the direction of the Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA), construction began in fall 2018 at the I-270 (Washington National Pike) and MD 85 (Buckeystown Pike) Interchange....