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April 10, 2008

Digital Edition



ENR April 10, 2008, Digital Edition COVER STORY

FLOOD CONTROL
New Orleans Braces As Mississippi Swells
The Corps of Engineers is preparing to operate flood-control measures to protect New Orleans from a surge of Mississippi River water caused by heavy rains in the North and awards a $775-million contract for a surge gate to Shaw. Full Story 

Cover Photo: Angelle Bergeron/ENR

FEATURE
MANAGEMENT
Study of Design Fees Indicates Project Type Doesn't Matter
A study of design fees for college buildings indicates project complexity has little impact on the fees charged. Full Story

NEWS
  1. ENERGY CONSERVATION
    Overall Performance Metrics Make Case for Going Green
  2. RISK MANAGEMENT
    Twin Plane Crashes at Firm Focus Attention on Policies
  3. HOMEBUILDING
    Surging Baby-Boomer Market Keeps Some Builders Afloat
  4. NUCLEAR POWER
    Shaw and Westinghouse Negotiating for Three Sites
  5. DREDGING
    Belgium Firm Awarded Major Contract For Panama Canal
  6. FLOOD CONTROL
    New Orleans Storm-Surge Barrier Contract is Awarded

DEPARTMENTS
  1. Construction Week
  2. Washington Observer
  3. Construction Economics
  4. Viewpoint
  5. Products
  6. Pulse

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