Savannah, Ga., city officials have capped construction costs on a new city arena at $147.6 million, clearing the way to move forward with issuing more construction contracts. News outlets report the Savannah City Council approved the price cap on Aug.

Washington, D.C. and surrounding areas in Maryland and Virginia were under a flash flood emergency issue on July 8, as heavy rains reported as a month's worth in approximately an hour caused flooding. In the city of Baltimore, Md., a 12-in. main on Howard Street near Pratt Street ruptured early July 8.

AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, recently announced that it has been selected, as part of the Bridging North America consortium, to design the Gordie Howe International Bridge by the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA).

TheĀ American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced a formal partnership with AECOM aimed at strengthening the global infrastructure firm's position in the design, construction and management of safer transportation infrastructure projects.

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) The remaking of New Jersey's transit agency, characterized recently as “a national disgrace” by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, continued on Jan. 30 with the naming of a new executive director plucked from a major international engineering and construction firm.

The Colorado Department of Transportation began work late last year to add tolled express lanes along a 12.5-mi. (20.1 km) stretch of C-470 in Denver — one of several such projects it has completed or will complete in the coming years. The $276 million project is expected to open to traffic on schedule in spring of 2019.

Regional leaders gathered to sign a letter of support for the Hyperloop Advanced Research Partnership (HARP) to help bring commercial Hyperloop technology companies to the front range of Colorado. A community conversation was held on Aug. 16, 2017, to discuss the opportunity for the future of the Pikes Peak region.

AECOM, a fully integrated global infrastructure firm, and Shimmick Construction announced a definitive agreement for AECOM to acquire Shimmick, a heavy civil construction market company in the California and western United States. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close in AECOM's fiscal fourth quarter.

The I-595 Corridor Improvements Project in Florida and David Spector, director of the Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE), have been recognized as models of excellence in innovative transportation financing by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced that it has been awarded a five-year term $41.5-million program and construction management contract as part of the New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP's) Wastewater Resiliency Program (WRP).

A new interchange along I-79 near Morgantown, W.Va., is nearing completion. The project is under the direction of the West Virginia Division of Highways. The $22 million project consists of providing a new interchange on I-79 approximately halfway between I-79, at Exit 152 — U.S.