Washington D.C.


Excavation Complete on NEBT Project in Washington, D.C.

Excavation of the Northeast Boundary Tunnel (NEBT) in Washington, D.C., a joint-venture project valued at $580 million being constructed by The Lane Construction Corporation and its parent company, Webuild Group (formerly Salini Impregilo), is complete....


Wall of Remembrance Being Built at D.C.'s Korean War Veterans Memorial

Construction on the Wall of Remembrance and an overall rehabilitation of the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was started in mid-March. The wall is a new, permanent addition to the memorial that will include the names of 36,574 American servicemembers and more than 7,200 members of the Korean Augmentation to the United States Army who gave their lives defending the people of South Korea....


D.C. University Eyes New Plans While Staying True to Its Roots

Approximately midway between the Yard, the quadrangle at the heart of Howard University's campus and the historic nightlife strip of Washington's U Street NW, stands a compact brick Georgian building. Stacks of quoins rise from Bryant Street, stepping back to frame tall arched windows before reaching a pitched roof and a smokestack....


D.C. Takes On Its Largest-Ever Project

In Washington, D.C., work continues on a $453 million undertaking to replace a popular bridge named for a revered abolitionist. The New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge project, which includes reconstruction of the Suitland Parkway/I-295 interchange, is the largest public infrastructure effort in the District Department of Transportation's (DDOT) history....


Car Free Lane Construction to Begin on Two Washington, D.C., Streets

Washington, D.C.'s District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced Aug. 13 that construction of Car Free Lanes on 7th Street NW and M Street SE will begin Aug. 17, weather permitting. According to DDOT Director Jeff Marootian, the project is part of a year-long effort to improve bus performance and safety throughout the District, thus fulfilling a commitment of D.C....


Advocates Push for Maglev Train Project Between Baltimore, Washington

Scientists first came up with the idea of using superconducting magnets to levitate a train car above a concrete guideway to dramatically increase both its speed and power. These electromagnets are cooled to extreme temperatures during use, which greatly boosts the power of the magnetic field....


Carter Machinery to Acquire Baltimore-Based Alban Tractor Co.

Salem-based Carter Machinery, a Caterpillar Inc. dealer, announced an agreement to acquire the assets of Baltimore-based Alban Tractor Co. Inc. effective Feb. 4, 2020. In connection with the acquisition, Carter Machinery will become the Cat dealer in an expanded service territory that will now include Northern Virginia; Washington D.C.; Maryland; and Delaware....


Schuster Concrete Construction Commissions First Potain MDT 809 in the U.S.

The first Potain MDT 809 in the United States is deployed on a job site in Washington D.C. Launched at bauma 2019, the new Potain crane has been purchased by the Owings Mills, Md.-based construction company Schuster Concrete Construction (Schuster) and is helping to build the "City Ridge" development, which is a project that will transform the former Fannie Mae headquarters into an urban village....


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Nears End of Platform, Station Improvements

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is nearing the end of a full platform reconstruction and major station improvements to the six Blue and Yellow Metrorail line stations south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport....


D.C Area Battles Heavy Rains

Washington, D.C. and surrounding areas in Maryland and Virginia were under a flash flood emergency issue on July 8, as heavy rains reported as a month's worth in approximately an hour caused flooding. In the city of Baltimore, Md., a 12-in....






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