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Pegasus Link Constructors Leads $1.7B Project

Construction of the $1.7 billion 11-mi. 635 East Project that is reconstructing and widening I-635 from U.S. 75 to I-30, including the I-635/I-30 interchange, began in spring 2020. Pegasus Link Constructors (PLC) was awarded the contract from the Texas Department of Transportation in May 2019, which has the joint-venture of Fluor Enterprises Inc....


Bottom Line Equipment Expanding Its Baytown Facility

Two years ago, the management group at Bottom Line Equipment made a commitment that it would double the company's revenue in five years. A $4 million investment in its busiest location is the next move in its strategic plan to achieve that goal....


Texas Women in Construction — Meet Kaisha Plambeck of Skanska USA

Kaisha Plambeck offers a very succinct answer when asked what she likes about being in the construction world — "I really get to be myself." The Texas native who once dreamed of a career in design has found both comfort and success as a senior project engineer at Skanska USA and could not be happier....


Firm Earns Award Recognition for Houston Airport Project

Manhattan Construction Company recently announced work on the United Technical Operations Center at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, has earned a national Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award, presented during the ABC Convention 2021 in Grapevine, Texas, on March 10....


Rosendin Kicks Off Construction On 500-MW Solar Project

In southeastern Texas surrounded by farmland, Rosendin's Renewable Energy Group (REG) has begun building the largest solar power project in the state. The Aktina Renewable Power Project calls for the installation of 1.4 million solar modules across 4,000 acres in Wharton County, located outside the Houston metro area....


Longview Bridge and Road Reconstructs Texarkana Highway

Longview Bridge and Road is reconstructing 6 mi. of I-30 from the Arkansas State Line to Kings Highway in the city of Texarkana [Bowie County], replacing the four-lane [two lanes in each direction separated by a median] asphalt highway with six concrete lanes to handle an increase in traffic that is impacting the area....


Derr and Isbell Construction Work Quickly With Link-Belt TCC-1400

Construction is under way at The Stack, a 16-story project in Deep Ellum, a historic downtown Dallas neighborhood. Derr and Isbell Construction LLC of Euless, Texas, has a long company history of lifting structural steel and precast for projects across the country, and was awarded the contract for the 474,000 sq....


Officials Green Light $1.7B in Funding for DART Line

The Dallas City Council recently unanimously approved continuing with the building of a second light rail alignment going through downtown Dallas, also known as D2. The city council also said it would support DART in obtaining a Federal Transit Authority [FTA] grant to help fund the project....


Skanska Promotes Joe Lindemann to VP of Operations

Skanska USA has announced that Joe Lindemann, an industry veteran with 38 years of experience in commercial construction, has been promoted to vice president of operations in north Texas. Lindemann, who is based in Skanska's north Texas office, joined the company in 1983 as a laborer and was most recently a project executive – field operations....


Iron Bound Auctions Hosts Two-Day Sale in Seminole, Texas

Iron Bound Auctions held a two-day sale on March 23 to 24 at its main site in Seminole, Texas. Sales Manager Tony Peters reported almost 1,100 lots were sold over two days. The auction was a live event, with bidding available online as well....







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