In a short, two-minute YouTube video uploaded by the Wall Street Journal in 2014, a worker is seen barely escaping unharmed from a fire in a wood-framed apartment building under construction in Houston, Texas. He stands on the edge of a fifth-floor balcony, frantically waving his arms, in desperate hope for a rescue.
Columbus, Ohio's National Veterans Memorial and Museum was the most significant construction project of 2018, the Associated General Contractors of America announced April 2. As a result, the project's contractor, Turner Construction Company, received the association's Construction Risk Partners Build America Grand Award, as well as the award for the best new building between $10 to $75 million.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Turner Construction Company have established a strategic partnership to promote workplace safety for a building project at UPMC Hamot hospital in Erie, Pa.
The partnership seeks to educate workers, control or eliminate serious hazards, and establish effective safety and health programs for the project.
In an effort to streamline passenger movement and provide a higher level of customer service, Reagan National Airport has launched a multi-year capital improvement plan known as Project Journey. The $1 billion undertaking will transform the traveler experience inside terminals, at the gates and along the roads.
Turner Construction Company announced that the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) has issued the firm notice to proceed with construction of a new concourse at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Part of the airport's ongoing Terminal B/C Redevelopment Plan — also known as Project Journey — the $374 million project aims to streamline and enhance the comfort and convenience of the nearly 24 million passengers who travel through the airport each year.
Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) — the leading non-profit organization connecting individuals from underserved populations with transformative career opportunities — has announced the expansion of its engagement with Turner Construction Company.
Construction workers have the opportunity to take part in all kinds of different projects, many unique in their own right. But a $260 million project under way at the JFK Airport in New York is bound to top career memories for many workers on site. It's a multi-faceted task that involves rehabilitating the iconic Eero Saarinen terminal — also known as The TWA Flight Center — and constructing two seven-story hotels and a 50,000-sq.-ft.
Work has kicked into full gear on a futuristic $2.66 billion football stadium that broke ground in Inglewood in mid-November 2016, but bogged down in mud during a wet Southern California winter. The new stadium will sit on a 298-acre site.
The original construction schedule had the stadium scheduled to open for the 2019 football season, but the muddy conditions forced a one year delay in the opening, which is now set for fall of 2020.