Massachusetts

Monroe Tractor has promoted two employees from within and hired a service manager and district sales manager to its team of professionals. Dan Duhn, Branch Manager Dan Duhn Duhn joined Monroe Tractor with 21 years of experience working with Case equipment in the sales, parts and service departments.

Connolly Brothers Inc. , a general contractor and construction management firm, announced the completion of the new $16 million corporate headquarters for Harmonic Drive LLC, a manufacturer of gearheads, gear component sets and servo actuators. Connolly Brothers provided pre-construction, design and engineering, and construction management services for the new 97,000-sq.-ft.

Quality Fleet Service, Inc. , based in South Hadley, Mass., has joined the Bell Trucks America team. The company was in search of an articulated truck line to round out its heavy construction equipment offerings and Bell was a perfect match, according to Nicholas Moynihan, president of Quality Fleet Service.

Barko Hydraulics (Barko) announced the addition of Heavy Machines Inc. (Heavy Machines) as the new Barko forestry equipment dealer of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. As a diversified equipment distributor serving several regions throughout the United States, Heavy Machines has two branch locations in Maine, located in Portland and Skowhegan, to serve customers in the northeastern United States.

The Skanska-McCourt Joint Venture (Skanska US and McCourt Construction Co. ) started its work on the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's (MassDOT) nearly $204 million (total cost) rehabilitation of the Chelsea Viaduct Bridge in Boston, a project that began in April 2019.

Mecalac, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact construction equipment for urban environments, has opened a new 14,000-sq. ft. facility in Norfolk, Mass., to serve as the North American headquarters and further support the growth of the brand in this market.

Amidst a dire, statewide shortage of critical medical supplies, the region's largest electrical workers' union, IBEW Local 103, has donated 20,000 medical-grade protective masks to the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) for direct distribution to front-line caregivers at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

The Pawtucket Red Sox — the Boston Red Sox's TripleA team — from Pawtucket, R.I., is moving into a new 10,000-capacity baseball stadium in Worcester, Mass., which is expected to be ready by April 2021, in time for the season. In addition to construction of the ballpark, Madison Properties is developing a five-story office building with a rooftop overlooking the ballpark, two hotels (a 150-room hotel, with 65,000-sq.

Worcester Sand & Gravel has sold its six Shrewsbury properties, totaling more than 187 acres, for $7.45 million, according to Worcester Registry of Deeds records. The buyer is a limited liability corporation, 160 Holden Street LLC, which is registered to the address of GFI Partners, a Boston real estate consulting firm.

The Route 18 road widening and bridge reconstruction project in Weymouth and Abington is the latest Accelerated Bridge construction project in Massachusetts, which includes others in the Accelerated Bridge Program, an eight year $3 billion campaign that targeted more than 500 bridges across the state.

Connolly Brothers Inc. , a general contractor and construction management firm, announced it has completed a new 60,000-sq.-ft. corporate office and maintenance facility for W. L. French Excavating Corp. in Billerica, Mass. The 48,000-sq.-ft. maintenance facility includes 10 drive-through maintenance bays, three high equipment bays with 5-ton and 10-ton overhead cranes, truck tire carousel, diesel filter cleaning system, truck and heavy equipment wash bay, parts storage and service management offices.