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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced May 5 plans to gradually reopen construction projects throughout the city. The city of Boston will be taking an incremental approach to broaden the allowable categories, he said during a video call with Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103, and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) of Greater Boston have officially entered into a new sports marketing partnership with the Boston Bruins. Now, while cheering on the Bruins at a TD Garden home game, fans will notice something new: IBEW Local 103 and NECA contractors' names written on the ice.

JLL Capital Markets has arranged an $870 million construction loan for the first phase of the South Station redevelopment, which comprises a 1.2 million-sq. ft., 51-story mixed-use tower that will be built at Boston's South Station transportation hub.

IBEW Local 103 members, staff and family donated hundreds of toys to the 6th Annual "Friends of Mayor Martin J. Walsh Holiday Toy Drive." "Thank you IBEW Local 103 for donating two truckloads of toys this morning to ensure every child can celebrate this holiday season," Walsh said on Twitter.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh rolled out a comprehensive and transformative vision that will invest in Boston's waterfront to protect the city's residents, homes, jobs, and infrastructure against the impacts of rising sea level and climate change. Announced in October during his annual speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Mayor's plan, "Resilient Boston Harbor," lays out strategies along Boston's 47-mi.

Heavily congested construction sites like the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge spanning the Massachusetts Turnpike in Boston pose a problem for planning agencies. Conventional bridge construction projects can take years to complete and impede the traffic patterns throughout construction, which does not appeal to the public.

HUB Foundation Company used a BAUER MC 96 duty-cycle crane with a BC 35 trench cutter and a BAUER MAT DE 500-20 slurry handling system to put in the foundations for a residential tower at Bullfinch Crossing in Boston. It represents the contractor's bold entrance into the slurry wall market and the first time Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) has sold this package of machinery in North America.

Work on a $123 million dredging project in New England's largest seaport is under way, with plans to continue for about three years to deepen the project to its newly authorized depths. The dredging project in the Boston Harbor is designed to accommodate large container ships that are calling on the United States' east coast now that the Panama Canal improvements are completed, according to the U.S.

The board of directors for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation approved a contract for about $177 million to replace Boston's North Washington Street Bridge that carries traffic over the Boston Inner Harbor between the North End and Charlestown.

Amazon announced Jan. 18 that it has chosen 20 potential locations for its new headquarters. In 2017, more than 230 cities stepped up to the plate with proposal packages including tax incentives and more to vie for the retail giant to choose them for its HQ2.

American Crane and Rigging has purchased a WolffKran W8033.20 from Empire Crane Co., LLC, based in Syracuse, N.Y. For its first job, it has been rented by American Iron Inc. to build the 2100-ton structural steel, $120 million addition to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania located in West Chester, Pa.