|12/10/2013||Pa. Businessman Charged With Wire Fraud for Forging Engineers' Seals on Bid Docs|
A Dormont businessman forged engineers' seals on bid documents for five federally funded bridge projects, according to federal court documents filed Monday.
|12/11/2013||Bertha, World's Largest TBM, Gets Stuck on $1.4B Seattle Job|
Dec. 11--Augers, tubes and a crane are standing by at the Highway 99 tunnel job site, to help workers drill 60 feet deep and remove the unidentified buried object that blocks boring machine Bertha.
|12/11/2013||Olympic Officials to Check on Construction in Sochi, Rio de Janeiro|
Dec. 11--With reports of construction delays still hovering around the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee will send officials to both cities to meet with organizers.
|12/11/2013||J.E. Dunn Construction Names First Non-Family CEO|
Dec. 11--J.E. Dunn Construction Co. has chosen a new CEO and president, naming Gordon Lansford III, the firm's current chief financial officer, to replace Terry Dunn.
|12/12/2013||Court Dispute Could Delay Ohio Wind Project|
Dec. 12--Ongoing legal disputes, including appeals to Ohio's Supreme Court, could further delay construction of a proposed wind farm in Champaign County that has already been in the works for several years.
|12/11/2013||Likely $2.3B Influx Puts PennDOT Big-Ticket Projects in Play|
A $22 million bridge project in Beaver County that crews will finish in spring remains an anomaly.
|12/10/2013||Crews Are More than 40% Done With $308M Sellwood Bridge in Oregon|
Dec. 10--Crews working to build the new Sellwood Bridge are more than 40 percent done with the project, but the average citizen wouldn't know it by looking at the construction site.
|12/10/2013||Wis. DOT Names Low Bidder for St. Croix Bridge Approach|
Dec. 10--The apparent low bidder has been named for the construction of the first part of Wisconsin's approach to the new St. Croix River bridge.
|12/10/2013||Seattle Officials Approve Design of Amazon 'Bubble Building'|
Dec. 10--The Seattle Department of Planning and Development has approved Amazon.com's design for building a 38-story office tower and a five-story structure of three intersecting spheres on its block between 6th and 7th avenues and Blanchard and Lenora streets.
|12/10/2013||No Bail for Two Charged in Deadly Philadelphia Building Collapse|
PHILADELPHIA - A judge has ruled that two men facing charges in a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people will remain behind bars until their next court date in February.
|12/10/2013||Supreme Court Looks at EPA Rule on Cross-State Pollution|
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it could breathe new life into a federal rule requiring states to reduce power plant pollution from the South and Midwest that fouls the air in the eastern U.S.
|12/09/2013||UW-Milwaukee Proposes Microgrid Facility|
Dec. 09--The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is proposing to create a microgrid combining wind, solar and battery power at a research building in Glendale.
|12/10/2013||Delta Water Tunnel Plan Presents California With Tough Choices|
Dec. 10--A new future for the troubled Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta was laid out for public review Monday in 34,000 sprawling pages of analysis associated with two giant water-diversion tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
|12/09/2013||World Bank: Mideast Water Accord Signed, Clearing Way for Red Sea Desal Project|
WASHINGTON -- The World Bank says senior Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian officials have signed an agreement to share scarce water resources in the Mideast region that includes use of desalinated sea water.
|12/09/2013||California Releases EIS for $25B Delta Water Tunnel Project|
Dec. 09--Gov. Jerry Brown's $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels that would make it easier to move water from Northern California to farms in the Central Valley, and cities in Silicon Valley and the Los Angeles area, reached a milestone Monday with the release of the project's 25,000-page environmental study.
|12/09/2013||Matrix Service Buys U.S. Subsidiary of Norwegian Firm Kvaerner for $80.3M|
Dec. 09--Tulsa based Matrix Service Company is buying Norwegian based Kvaerner North American Construction, Inc. (KNAC) from Norwegian firm Kvaerner ASA in an all-cash transaction worth $80.3 million, Matrix announced Monday.
|12/09/2013||Sandy-Battered Jersey Shore Town Awaits $40M Seawall|
Dec. 09--MANTOLOKING, N.J. -- Work on a $40 million, four-mile-long steel seawall that will extend through this Ocean County town and into the beachfront areas of neighboring Brick Township trounced by Hurricane Sandy could begin early next year, officials said.
|12/08/2013||Coastal N.J. Homes Raised After Sandy, But Many Roads May Still Flood|
Dec. 08--Raising houses in flood-prone areas has been a key part of rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Sandy.
|12/08/2013||Workers Breaks Ground on $110M Development in Philly's University City Neighborhood|
Dec. 08--UNIVERSITY CITY has seen a lot of changes by way of more fine restaurants and trendy shops in the last decade.
|12/08/2013||One Month Later, Progress in Philippine Typhoon Zone|
TACLOBAN, Philippines -- The government is back at work, and markets are laden with fruits, pork, fish and bread.
|12/07/2013||Northeast Corridor High-Speed-Rail Plan Slows to 160 mph|
Dec. 07--Has Amtrak abandoned its vision of 220-mile-per-hour bullet trains speeding up and down the Northeast Corridor?
|12/07/2013||Proposed Minn. Pipeline Poses Conflict With Potential Copper Mine|
Dec. 07--Another resource squabble has flared in northern Minnesota.
|12/07/2013||Calif. Delta Water Tunnel Project Needs $1.2B More for Planning|
Dec. 07--The giant Delta water-diversion tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown need $1.2 billion more spent on planning and design before construction starts or is even assured.
|12/07/2013||Replacement for N.C.'s Bonner Bridge Hits Legal Roadblocks|
Dec. 07--HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C. -- State and local officials loudly blamed environmental groups' legal battles for this week's sudden closure of the deteriorating Herbert C. Bonner Bridge for safety reasons, cutting off this island from the mainland.
|12/06/2013||U.S. Grants Wind Farms Leeway on Eagle Deaths|
WASHINGTON -- Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.