Project Experiences


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....


Almeda-Genoa Constructors Rebuilds $815 Houston Highway

Having started work on the $815 million, 10.3-mi. SH 288 Toll Lanes Expansion Project (Drive288) in Houston — an initiative of the Blueridge Transportation Group (BTG) the developer, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and their joint- venture partners, Almeda-Genoa Constructors (AGC) — construction crews are eyeing the end of this year for the completion of the massive undertaking....


Wildish Construction Replacing 70-Year-Old Bridge in McMinnville

A $38 million project in Oregon's Yamhill County will replace a 70-year-old bridge with a new, wider bridge designed to accommodate the growing vehicle and pedestrian traffic on the main access into the city of McMinnville....


Crews Work to Complete $26M BTW Magnet School

For years, educators have dreamed of building a facility that would fully meet the needs of gifted students in Montgomery, Ala. That vision has finally been realized, as crews work to complete the new Booker T....


Crews Install Largest Concrete Beams Manufactured in Midwest On Tri-State Tollway's $4B Project

Crews in Illinois are carefully choreographing the placement of the largest concrete beams ever manufactured in the Midwest, as they continue reconstructing the Central Tri-State Tollway. The task under way is anything but routine....


Ruhlin/Shelly and Sands JV Begins Largest Project in ODOT District 4's History

In Summit County, Ohio, work has begun on a $161 million project that will make significant improvements around the Akron Beltway. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is overseeing the work, the largest in District 4 history, which includes a mix of roadway improvements and bridge replacements on I-76, I-77 and Route 8 in Akron....