Infrastructure

As we drive to work, to our family's house, out to dinner and more, we see infrastructure projects on each side of the road constantly being built and renovated. Infrastructure projects and infrastructure development is a huge part of our day to day lives. Whether it's bridge construction, roads and highways, airport or public work projects, or energy construction, Construction Equipment Guide has the latest infrastructure news right here to help you stay up to date on developments across the country.


Construction of the New Jersey Department of Transportation's (NJDOT) $180 million, I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project began on March 20 when crews from South State Inc. arrived on the work site between I-295 and Route 42 in the Borough of Bellmawr in Camden County.

A $450,000 U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) grant was awarded to the Southeast Alabama Regional Planning & Development Commission to fund a technical and feasibility study of two Wiregrass Region highway projects. Alabama's Wiregrass Region is named for the warm-season grass that dominates other wild grasses in the area.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has reached a milestone in the critical Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (HRBT) expansion project. The transportation agency issued a Notice to Proceed (NTP) in mid-September to Hampton Roads Connector Partners (HRCP) to begin building the HRBT project.

The long-awaited Exit 3 off I-95 in Hardeeville, S.C., is closer to reality, as a Sept. 21 press conference made clear. But it's still unclear when construction will begin, how many jobs it's expected to create, and what the economic impact will be. State and federal officials, including South Carolina Gov.

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) embarked on a 10-day multi-city bus tour to visit equipment dealers across the Midwest, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and the West. Stops also included two in Illinois and one in St. Louis. The purpose of the tour is to highlight the critical need for federal infrastructure legislation.

The transportation construction industry anticipates the one-year extension of the FAST Act surface transportation authorization, which is set to expire at the end of September. Passage of the extension looks likely after Congress reached a tentative agreement on Sept.

Accelerated bridge construction (ABC) was the method chosen by SEMA Construction to replace the 50-year old Seagoville Road twin-bridges over I-635 in Dallas to minimize the impacts on traffic using the busy highway. SEMA Construction Inc. crews demolished the existing northbound bridge and replaced it with a new span on the weekend of Aug.

The New Youngs Bay Bridge along U.S. 101 linking the cities of Astoria and Warrenton in northwestern Oregon, a crucial link for commuter and commercial traffic, is undergoing a major rehabilitation via a $12.4 million investment to extend its lifespan.

A connector road from Rhode Island Route 4 to Interstate 95 South in Quonset is one step closer to reality following U.S. Sen. Jack Reed's announcement Sept. 18 that two new federal grants totaling a combined $25.3 million were awarded to the state by U.S.

A Mount Storm, W.V.-based contractor has been awarded a $38.7 million project to widen U.S. Highway 340 to four lanes from the end of the Charles Town, W.V., Bypass to nearly a half-mile south of the state line in Clarke County, Va. It is the latest in a series of road and highway construction projects to be contracted by the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) in the northeastern corner of the state.

Bay Cities Paving & Grading Inc. , the general contractor located in Contra Costa County, began work on the $123.2 million project to build 11 new mi. of express lanes and other road infrastructure on southbound I-680. This includes the addition of 3 mi.