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Product Snapshot: Drill Driver and Dump Truck

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:26

The M18 hammer drill, drill driver and impact driver are all now available with Milwaukee’s One Key technology, which allows for Bluetooth control of tool features.

Pulse: Project News for the Week of October 22, 2018

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:14

Project news from Dodge Data & Analytics

In Seattle, Transit Team Eyes Cause of Rail System Cracks

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:00

Seattle’s Sound Transit is investigating the cause of cracks in the rails of its signature Link light-rail system.

Construction Pours Out Campaign Funds for Candidates

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:00

With the federal midterm elections just a few weeks away and party control of both houses of Congress at stake, construction associations, companies and unions are making their late-in-the-game contributions to back favored candidates.

When to Avoid Costly Conflicts

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:00

There was a conflict between a building contractor and an owner we’d like to tell you about, but not because we want to explain who was right or wrong.

Construction Economics for the Week of October 22, 2018

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:00

ENR’s 20-city average cost indexes, wages and materials prices. Historical data and details for ENR’s 20 cities can be found at

Top Specialty Contractors in California and Hawaii: Preliminary List

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:00

There's still time to participate in ENR California's Top Specialty Contractors Survey for 2018.

Excellence in Safety: Award of Merit: SoJo Station

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 17:46

SoJo Station in South Jordan was designed with the benefits of transit-oriented development in mind.

Excellence in Safety: Best Project: Primary Children's Hospital Surgical Expansion

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 17:40

The renovation, relocation and expansion of surgery and surgical support areas at Primary Children’s Hospital encompassed 40 phases and included six new operating-room suites, labs, pre-op and post-op units, pharmacy, clinical engineering, central processing and units for post-anesthesia care and minor procedures.

Renovation/Restoration: Best Project & Judges' Special Recognition: Ogden Weber Applied Technology College

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 17:25

Housed in an upgraded 43,000-sq-ft warehouse, this build-out integrates high-tech laboratory space into a World War II-era structure built with wood timbers and bow trusses.

Higher Education/Research: Best Project & Judges' Special Recognition: Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 17:16

The three-story Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine is an L-shaped facility surrounding a courtyard used year-round by students, faculty and staff.

Highway/Bridge: Award of Merit and Excellence in Safety, Award of Merit: Grand Avenue Bridge

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:30
Replacing the obsolete 1950s-era Grand Avenue Bridge required shifting the highway alignment through the historic downtown area.

Highway/Bridge: Best Project & Judges' Special Recognition: U.S. 34 Permanent Repairs Project (CP 1 - 4)

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:15
The Big Thompson Flood of 2013 severely damaged U.S. Highway 34 and also destroyed several bridges and hundreds of homes.

Cultural/Worship: Best Project and Judges' Special Recognition: Kirkland Museum

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:00
The Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Arts presents the work of Denver artist Vance Kirkland and contains more than 30,000 pieces by nearly 1,500 other artists and designers.

ENR MidAtlantic's 2018 Best Projects: Region’s Top Work Sets High Bar

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:18

Annual Best Projects competition honors 32 projects in several categories

Project of the Year: Best K-12 Education Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:17

Working under a strict 26-month schedule and within the contractor’s guaranteed maximum price of $145 million, the design-build team on the Duke Ellington School of the Arts completed the project before the 2017-18 school year.

Award of Merit Airport/Transit: District Department of Transportation, Car Barn Training Center

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:16

This 30,000-sq-ft training and maintenance center supports a streetcar system created to link neighborhoods in the nation’s capital.

Best Water/Environment and Excellence in Safety Award of Merit: SWIFT Research Center

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

Faced with economic and environmental uncertainties, the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) was challenged to adapt its 249 million gallons per day wastewater-treatment network to address and maintain reliable service to more than 1.7 million residents across southeast Virginia while safeguarding the region’s diminishing water supply and ecologically sensitive Chesapeake Bay.

Award of Merit Water/Environment: Anacostia River Tunnel

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

Designed to substantially reduce combined sewer overflows to the waterways of the nation’s capital, the $240-million, 12,300-ft-long hydraulic tunnel traverses a route that includes varying subsurface conditions, fragile utility networks and above-ground environments ranging from rivers and parks to densely populated urban neighborhoods.

Best Sports/Entertainment: Shenandoah University's Athletics & Events Center

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
This 77,000-sq-ft athletic center is the culmination of Shenandoah University’s 25-year effort to create an on-campus home for its 21 sports teams.


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