A Race to the Finish on Oroville Dam Spillway Fix

Engineering News Record » Seemingly chaotic but actually highly choreographed and sequenced, the $1.1-billion Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project moves at an ultra-fast-track pace for one important reason: to repair the structures in time to protect cities, farmland and hundreds of thousands of people downstream of Oroville Dam before Northern California’s rainy season begins in November.

2018-10-08T12:05:01+00:00October 3rd, 2018|California, Dams, Oroville Dam, Project to Watch|

Unbilled Costs Remain in Tutor Perini’s Finances

Engineering News Record » The majority of Tutor Perini’s unbilled costs, or more than $646 million, involve disputes about the scope of work and its cost. Another $334.7 million is made up of unapproved change orders. Tutor Perini, with $5.85 billion in 2017 revenue, is a major contractor on California’s high-speed rail project, among other big public works.

2018-10-08T12:10:43+00:00October 3rd, 2018|California High Speed Rail, Project to Watch|

Take a look at the new $3.8-billion super bridge that will span the Canada-US border (RENDERINGS)

Urbanized » Bridging North America (BNA), a private consortium that will design, build and then operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge over a 30-year period, has released drawings and computer renderings of the structure.

2018-10-08T12:26:49+00:00October 1st, 2018|Bridges, Canada, Gordie Howe International Bridge, Michigan, Project to Watch|

Cost, opening date for Gordie Howe Bridge coming next week

Detroit News » The official construction cost and targeted opening date for the Gordie Howe International Bridge, the second international crossing between Detroit and Windsor, will be released next week, a spokesman for the Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority. Earlier this month the construction group selected to build the bridge said it expected the project to cost an estimated $2.68 billion.

2018-09-27T08:43:47+00:00September 21st, 2018|Bridges, Gordie Howe International Bridge, Michigan, Money Pit, Project to Watch|

California bullet train picks its path between Burbank and Palmdale

Los Angeles Times » The California bullet train would cut through Sun Valley, San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Agua Dulce, the state rail authority proposed Wednesday as it laid out its plans for the complicated route from Burbank to Palmdale — one of its most controversial and costly segments. 

2018-10-08T09:30:17+00:00September 19th, 2018|California, California High Speed Rail, High-Speed Rail, Project to Watch|
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