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Ship and Oil Barge Collide in Houston Ship Channel, Spilling 168,000 Gal of Oil Into Texas Waters
03/25/14
A collision near the Houston Ship Channel on March 22 involving a 585-ft bulk carrier and a barge containing 924,000 gal of bunker fuel sent oil straight into Galveston Bay, the gateway to one of the busiest ports in the U.S.

U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Manda M. Emery


Work On North Tarrant Express To Finish Six Months Early
03/17/14
The $2.5 billion North Tarrant Express (NTE) will be completed six months ahead of schedule, according to project developer NTE Mobility Partners (NTEMP).

Photo courtesy of NTE Mobility Partners

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04/18/14 McInnis Breaks Ground On $55 Million Expansion At CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center

McInnis Brothers Construction has started work on Phase 3 of a $55 million hospital expansion at CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center in Shreveport, La. The project broke ground in mid-March with a fast-track construction process and is expected to be completed in late-2015.
04/18/14 $1 Billion In Coastal Restoration Work Projected In Louisiana By 2015

Louisiana is expected to see more than $1 billion of coastal restoration work in the next two years with $489 million of projects under construction and another $600 million of projects scheduled to start by 2015.
03/06/14 Audubon Nature Institute Starts $8.5 Million Reconstruction Of New Orleans Nature Center

Eight years after being flooded and damaged by Hurricane Katrina, the Audubon Nature Institute is embarking on an $8.5 million project to reconstruct facilities at the Nature Center.
03/06/14 New Orleans Storm Risk Reduction System Receives FEMA Accreditation

The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has accredited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS).
02/28/14 Corps of Engineers Brings $100 Million Drainage Project To New Orleans

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is constructing a new $100 million drainage system in the suburbs of New Orleans.
02/28/14 Weeks Marine Leading $70 Million Land Building Project In Port Fourchon

Dredging and construction company Weeks Marine is in the process of restoring a portion of Louisiana's eroding coastline in a $70 million land-building project.
02/17/14 Five Trends to Watch in 2014

Plenty of projects are in the works, across Texas and Louisiana, and with that continued strength, 2014 stands to be another good year. But many factors will determine what happens in the next 10 months
12/16/13 Projects Abound Across Texas, Louisiana in 2014

Work in Texas will continue to be strong, while significant gains in Louisiana are forthcoming in 2014
09/05/13 $1.1 Billion DFW Connector Opens

The DFW Connector is now open after holding its ribbon cutting late last month. The $1.1 billion project has transformed an 8.4-mile stretch of outdated and overwhelmed roadways to a state of the art traffic conduit for one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the country.
05/01/13 Corps of Engineers Awards $614 Million Contract For Pump Stations In New Orleans

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a $614.8 million project to build three permanent canal closure and pump stations in New Orleans.
04/24/13 New Orleans Considering $826 Million Airport Renovation

The New Orleans Aviation Board recently recommended a $826 million expansion and redevelopment plan at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
03/29/13 Sundt, URS, CEC To Complete San Antonio's Hausman Road Project

Sundt Construction Inc., along with partners URS Corp. and Civil Engineering Consultants (CEC), were selected as the design-build team for the City of San Antonio’s $62 million Hausman Road project. This is the city’s first-ever design-build road improvement project.
03/19/13 Dow Details U.S. Gulf Coast Investments

Some new specialty material production units under Dow Chemical Co.’s Performance Plastics franchise are coming to the Gulf Coast.
03/06/13 Shell To Add LNG Liquefaction Units in Louisiana, Ontario

To bring liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its marine and heavy-duty customers in North America, Shell is investing in two small-scale liquefaction units in Geismar, La., and Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.
02/25/13 ENR Texas & Louisiana: Top 20 Under 40

ENR Texas & Louisiana honors the region's rising stars in the construction industry.
02/20/13 Sundt To Build Replacement Terminal At Wichita Falls Airport

Sundt Construction, Inc.’s Texas Division will construct a replacement terminal building at the Wichita Falls Municipal Airport.
02/06/13 Hill & Wilkinson Awarded UTD Student Housing Project

A $53.25 million student housing project will break ground in in March 2013 at the University of Texas at Dallas.
02/05/13 Austin AGC Honors Top Central Texas Projects

Winners were recognized in 13 categories at the Austin Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America’s annual Outstanding Construction Awards at the end of January.
01/23/13 Texas A&M Launches 25 By 25 Initiative

Texas A&M University has new plans in place to expand its engineering enrollment up to 25,000 students by 2025. This ’25 by 25’ initiative was driven largely by the need for more engineers across the United States, including Texas.
01/09/13 McKim & Creed Acquires United Engineering Group

McKim & Creed, Inc. a Texas-based engineering, geomatics and planning firm, announced that it has purchased the assets of North Carolina-based United Engineering Group, Inc.
12/26/12 AGL Constructors to Develop I-35E Project in Dallas

The Texas Transportation Commission has selected AGL Constructors, a consortium comprised of Archer Western Contractors, LLC, Granite Construction Co. and The LANE Construction Co., as the developer of a 28-mile corridor of Interstate 35E from Dallas to Denton.
12/10/12 Construction Forecast: Cautious Optimism for 2013

A number of industry sectors in Texas and Louisiana, but not all, will see growth over the next year.
12/04/12 OSHA Cites Contractor Over Deadly Texas Crane Accident

While federal labor officials proposed penalties for the collapse during disassembly of a tower crane, they failed to cite a triggering cause.
11/28/12 Construction Career Day Connects Students, Construction Professionals

NCCR’s Build Your Future Campaign recently teamed up with the Construction Education Foundation of North Texas and North Lake College to host the second annual Construction Career Day.
11/28/12 BridgeTex Pipeline To Be Built Across Texas

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. and Occidental Petroleum Corp. are proceeding with the construction of the previously announced BridgeTex Pipeline.
10/31/12 Rice U. Team Takes Odebrecht Sustainable Development Award

The first annual Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development in the United States went to a team from Houston's Rice University for their solution for oil companies venturing further offshore.
10/09/12 Zachry-Odebrecht Lands $1.04 Billion TxDOT Contract

The Texas Dept. of Transportation has selected a developer for the expansion of state highway 99, Grand Parkway, a 184-mile outer loop that will give area drivers a third route to get around the Houston metropolitan area.
10/03/12 Cajun Constructors Acquires Industrial Design & Construction

Cajun Constructors Inc., a subsidiary of Cajun Industries LLC announced this week that it has acquired Industrial Design & Construction, a privately held general industrial construction firm with a primary focus in mechanical construction.
10/03/12 US 290 Construction Dates Moved Up 20 Years

With $168 million in funding from state legislators in hand, along with an additional $2 billion in funding that the Texas Department of Transportation identified in its budget earlier this year, the 38-mile US 290 corridor, one of the most congested roads in Texas, will see expansion work up to 20 years sooner than expected.
10/02/12 ExxonMobil To Expand Louisiana Lubricants Plants

Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil will invest more than $200 million to expand its Baton Rouge chemical and lubricants plants.
09/17/12 SpawGlass Develops Project Estimating App

As the construction industry evolves, so too must the tools with which engineers and contractors do business. Plenty of companies are developing their own apps that do everything from managing project data to calculating cost-per-square-foot of concrete. Texas-based SpawGlass has joined the mix after seeing the need for an app with a broader scope.
08/31/12 Idle Methanol Plant Moves From Chile To Louisiana

An idled methanol plant currently located in Chile is now being relocated to Geismar, La.
08/22/12 La. Officials Hope Observation Well Will Determine Cause Of Sinkhole

A slurry-filled sinkhole in the Bayou Corne area of Louisiana’s Assumption Parish that first developed at the beginning of August has reached a size of 476 feet by 640 feet. Texas Brine is drilling an observation well near the sinkhole to help root out the cause.
08/13/12 Contractors See a Mixed Outlook in Local Markets

While industrial contractors saw improved revenue last year, many general building contractors struggled to keep projects in the pipeline.
08/08/12 TCEQ Approves Permit for Sub-15MW CHP Systems

A new permit by rule recently approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality could lead more commercial and industrial facilities to use combined heat and power technologies for their power needs.
07/25/12 Texas Agencies Test Desalination Waters

State officials hope to boost shrinking water supplies with potential construction of a new brackish groundwater desalination facility in central Texas.
07/11/12 Questions Raised About Disassembly Process Following Fatal UT Dallas Crane Collapse

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the cause of a fatal tower crane collapse at the University of Texas at Dallas campus in Richardson on July 7, but experts familiar with the accident are already pointing to problems with the dismantling process.
06/11/12 Design Firms Seek New Opportunities in Softer Market

Design revenue among top firms continues to decline, but highway megaprojects, health care work and the oil and gas sector offer some a boost.
05/23/12 BNSF Pegs Texas Expansion and Maintenance Plan At $199M

Continued expansion at the Tower 55 site in Fort Worth and other improvement projects are part of BNSF Railway Company’s $199-million maintenance and expansion plan in Texas this year.
05/23/12 Skanska To Construct $46.5M Texas Casino

The Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas awarded a contract to Skanska to construct a hotel and expand and renovate its existing casino in Eagle Pass, Texas.
05/17/12 Hatch Mott MacDonald Acquires Lambert Engineers

Deal enables Hatch Mott MacDonald to deliver an entire suite of infrastructure engineering services, covering the transportation, environmental, coastal, oil & gas, and water sectors in Louisiana.
05/17/12 Petroplex To Develop $600M Multimodal Bulk Liquid Terminal In Louisiana

Petroplex International has raised capital to develop a $600-million multi-modal bulk liquid terminal in St. James Parish with a projected initial storage capacity of 4 million to 6 million barrels.
05/17/12 BASF To Build New Formic Acid Plant In Louisiana

BASF plans to build a world-scale production plant for formic acid at its site in Geismar, La.
04/16/12 Top Project Starts Spark Hope for Regional Recovery

The top 40 projects to break ground in 2011 totaled more than $11.7 billion, and some contractors expect to see a better 2012.
03/14/12 Trainor Glass Default Raises Questions About Sub Vulnerability

Are capital-intensive subcontractors with substantial fabricating operations the most likely not to make it through to the end of the construction recession?
03/13/12 McKim And Creed Acquires Texas Surveying Company

Firm has acquired a 31-person AECOM survey operation based in Texas, formerly known as SURVCON.
03/02/12 DFW Airport Reveals $175M Plan For New Parking Facility

The Terminal A Parking structure is a new component of the Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program (TRIP), the seven-year $1.9 billion program which will renew DFW’s four original terminals.
03/01/12 Formosa Plastics Plans $1.7B Expansion at Point Comfort Site

A $1.7-billion expansion of Formosa Plastics’ Point Comfort, Texas, site could create an estimated 1,800 construction jobs, according to the company.
02/20/12 ENR Texas & Louisiana’s Top 20 Under 40

The region’s top young professionals not only demonstrate excellence in their given fields, they also seek to foster future leaders.
01/09/12 Texas Rated Most Improved for Sub-Friendly Policies

By passing legislation on reverse auctions, payment and risk transfer, Texas has transformed itself into one of the states that treats subcontractors more equitably, says a new report.
10/17/11 Firms Muddle Through Low-Growth Market

Three years into the economic downturn, many specialty contractors aren't sure what to make of today's market, much less where it is headed. ENR Texas and Louisiana takes a deeper look into how many firms are making their businesses work.
09/26/11 New Orleans' Twin Span Bridge Raises Bar On Embedded Sensor Technology

Replacement of Hurricaine Katrina-wrecked bridge raises the bar on embedded sensor instrumentation and information technology in bridge design.
09/21/11 How Sensors on I-10 Twin Span Bridge Reduce Unknowns

Devices cast into the bridge’s key elements already are delivering a wealth of data to inform the industry.
09/14/11 Obama Pushes Jobs Bill With $105 Billion for Construction

Key question is whether Republicans will back new infrastructure spending, or just tax cuts?
08/15/11 TxDOT, Contractors Make Big Moves on I-35

With $1 billion in current interstate work under way and more on the horizon, TxDOT expands public outreach and improves internal planning.
05/12/11 Contractors Prepare to Set Gates to Close New Orleans Storm Surge Barrier

By Two, 550-ton sector gate leaves poised for installation next week in a $1.3-billion barrier being built to reduce risk of hurricane storm surge entering New Orleans’ vulnerable, eastern side, will plug a gaping hole in the city’s armor for the 2011 hurricane season.
05/12/11 Morganza Floodway Opening Imminent
04/22/11 BP Agrees to Pay $1Bil For Gulf Restoration Effort
04/14/11 New Orleans Flood Defenses Detailed With Operations and Maintenance In Mind
04/14/11 Subcontractor Employee Crushed on Pump Station Project
04/13/11MTI Makes Third Big Truss Lift On Huey P. Long Bridge Project
04/04/11Deepwater Horizon Team Sets Forensic Hearings
03/30/11Jury Awards $451,000 to Worker Over Same-Sex Harassment
03/30/11Corps Readies New Orleans Defenses But Cautions That Risk Remains
03/21/11Magazine Street Rehab Under Way
03/02/11Report: Baton Rouge Roads Most Congested for Mid-Size Cities
02/23/11La. DOTD Awards James Construction Contract for I-49 North Segment
02/14/11Contractor Sounds Evacuation Alarm Prior to Texas Parking Deck Collapse
02/14/11Super Bowl Expansion Fumbled
02/07/11Snap-on Employs Imaging Technology To Help High-Risk Asset Managers Track Their Tools
01/25/11Texas Ignores Clean-Air Rules, Promotes Clean Coal
12/01/10BuildMonth Projects Benefit Houston
12/01/10Spring Branch ISD Plans $13.5-Million Reconstruction
12/01/10Red River Army Depot Awards Contract to URS Corp.
12/01/10Cadence McShane Finishes one Project, Gains Another
12/01/10New Roof for Austin’s Great Hills Baptist Church
12/01/10Satterfield & Pontikes To Build School, Army Training Center
12/01/10Texas A&M University Plans Student Housing Second Phase
12/01/10Haskell’s Largest Design-Build Health Care Project
12/01/10Navy Selects Cram Roofing for Government Project
12/01/10Central Health Breaks Ground on $18-Million Facility
12/01/10Turner Finishes $43 Million in DFW School Projects
12/01/10Hillwood Plans Two Projects in Florida and North Texas
12/01/10Integrated Electrical Services Gets Colorado Contract
12/01/10Episcopal School of Dallas Opens $23-Million Facility
12/01/10State’s First High Performance School Completed
12/01/10Texas A&M Project: Early IT Planning
12/01/10Lewisville Dam Safety Initiatives Implemented
12/01/10Trinity River Authority Gets $104 Million for Wastewater Project
12/01/10Broad Oak Energy Borrowing Base Grows by $250 Million
12/01/10Port of Houston Updates: Steel Throughput Increases Fourfold
12/01/10Bush Intercontinental Airport Receives $15-Million Grant
12/01/10Fluor Awarded Shell’s Malaysian Project
12/01/10Texas Water Development Board Earns Project of Year Award
12/01/10$153 Million for Transportation Projects
12/01/10IH-35 Expansion Project Under Way
12/01/10METRO Gets $2.9 Million in Federal Funding
12/01/10Appropriations Request Less Than Previous Years
12/01/10NTTA Board Elects New Officers
12/01/10$195 Million in Projects Approved by Oklahoma Board
12/01/10Overland Partners Earns Statewide Accolades
12/01/10HKS Earns Design Award for Hospital Project
12/01/10Corgan, CIGNA and Valliance Bank Honored by IIDA
12/01/10NTTA Recognized for Customer Service
12/01/10SHW Group Wins Sixth Caudill Award
12/01/10Two Texas Landscape Architects Honored
12/01/10DART Leader Elected to APTA Board
12/01/10KAI Texas Increases Space in Fort Worth
12/01/10Speed Fab-Crete Adds Projects, Products
12/01/10PageSoutherlandPage To Move Into Downtown Dallas
12/01/10T. Boone Pickens Opens Sunbelt Builders Show in Grapevine
12/01/10 DOTD Allocates $23 Million to La. 1 Widening Project
12/01/10 GBRIA Presents 2010 Contractor Safety Excellence Awards
12/01/10 Landrieu Announces $1.8B Settlement for New Orleans Area Schools
12/01/10 McDonnel Group Awarded Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz Renovation
11/30/10HKS Joins Design Team for Austin’s Grand Prix Track
11/17/10Oklahoma City Defies Recession
11/08/10In Memoriam: State Representative Edmund Kuempel
11/01/10 Health Care Market On Sound Ground
11/01/10Satterfield & Pontikes Starts SBISD Work, Completes Military Project
11/01/10Baylor Med Center at Garland Unveils ER Expansion, Renovation
11/01/10Electric Co-Op Picks Cadence McShane, Kirksey Architecture
11/01/10Two North Texas Firms Complete New Mexico Hospital Project
11/01/10Dallas Independent School Names McCarthy for Nine Projects
11/01/10New UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus Building Opens
11/01/10Holy Ghost Church Breaks Ground on New Multipurpose Space
11/01/10Providence Christian School Opens in New Building
11/01/10BOKA Powell Designs Frisco Discovery Center
11/01/10Custom Made Organ Installed in Houston
11/01/10Barnhart Balfour Beatty to Manage Dorm Project
11/01/10State Agencies Team Up for Bridge Safety
11/01/10Houston Receives EPA Funding To Reduce Greenhouse Gases
11/01/10Boerne ISD Awarded State Energy Grant
11/01/10Sullivan Land Services Lands Port of Houston Contract
11/01/10KBR Awarded Projects in Samoa, Egypt
11/01/10TxDOT To Proceed With West Rail Project Near Brownsville
11/01/10CTLGroup Expands Into Austin
11/01/10Atrium Cos. To Open Manufacturing Facility in Greenville
11/01/10JE Dunn Construction Grows Small Scale Renovations Division
11/01/10JQ Fort Worth Moves Into Former Cattle Raisers Museum Space
11/01/10HKS Expands Global Presence with Shanghai Office
11/01/10Homeless Assistance Center Earns International Accolades
11/01/10Hill & Wilkinson Earns UT System Silver Step Safety Award
11/01/10TDIndustries Acquires JBS Mechanical in Phoenix
11/01/10Studio RED Architects Named Finalist in Design Competition
11/01/10Corgan-Designed High School Wins 2010 PCI Design Award
11/01/10AEG Power Solutions Completes Solar System
11/01/10Green Energy Management Merges with CDSS Wind Down
11/01/10Beck Technology Releases Latest Version of DProfiler
11/01/10Welder Killed at Okla. Water Tower Construction Site
11/01/10TxDOT Safety Efforts Yield Reduced Injuries, Fatalities
11/01/10TxDOT Updates Methods To ID State’s 10 Most Congested Roads
11/01/10Tyler Bridge Project Completed Six Months Early
11/01/10NTTA Starts Improvements to Prevent Wrong-Way Drivers
11/01/10Commission Enacts New TxDOT Planning Regulations
11/01/10State Approves Funds for Enhancement Projects
10/29/10T. Boone Pickens Opens Sunbelt Builders Show in Grapevine
10/29/10Ten Minutes With Lucia Athens
10/20/10Fluor Takes Loss On Huge U.K. Offshore Windfarm
10/08/10BP Toughens Safety Culture
10/01/10TAMU Comes to Killeen
10/01/10Wilmer-Hutchins Gets First New Elementary School in 25 Years
10/01/10HTS Texas Helps Military, School Districts Keep Their Cool
10/01/10Cadence McShane Works K–12, Retail and Medical Projects
10/01/10$200-Million Uptown Dallas Mixed-Use Project Opens
10/01/10Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford Completes TCU’s Scharbauer Hall, Reed Hall
10/01/10Satterfield & Pontikes Builds Green School in San Antonio, Teague ISD
10/01/10Structura Inc. Wraps up Arthouse Renovation
10/01/10VCC Construction Awarded Louisiana Contract
10/01/10URS Corp. Wins Contract for Red River Army Depot Support
10/01/10Charter Builders Starts $40-Million Lewisville High School Project
10/01/10PinPoint Commercial Completes Humble Surgical Hospital
10/01/10Six-Building Complex Near Dallas Arts District Unveiled
10/01/10Ascension’s Portneuf Medical Center Leads Idaho’s Top Private Projects
10/01/10Submersible Bridge in Laredo Passes the Flood Test
10/01/10Orion Awarded $18-Million Contract for Bayou Restoration
10/01/10Hanson Pipe Provides Box Culverts to Replace Deteriorating Pipes
10/01/10SAWS Granted Permits for One of its Largest Non-Edwards Supplies
10/01/10Collin County Regional Airport Gets New Runway, Control Tower
10/01/10EPA Awards Funds to Reduce Diesel Emissions at Texas Ports
10/01/10BNSF’s Chihuahuita Connection Aids El Paso, Border Infrastructure
10/01/10Study of Disinfectants on PE Pipe Completed, Available to Public
10/01/10Alignment Chosen for Dallas North Tollway Extension
10/01/10Proposition 12 Bond Proceeds Fund $250 Million in Projects
10/01/10Texas Transportation Commission Approves $76M for Federal Program
10/01/10TTA Earns Public Works Project of the Year, Three Other Awards
10/01/10IH-35/U.S. 82 Interchange in Gainesville Gets Funding
10/01/10TxDOT Executive Director Named Public Sector Entrepreneur of Year
10/01/10Dallas’ Huffman Builders Franchise MOB Model
10/01/10LBJ Express, North Tarrant Express Named 2010 Projects of the Year
10/01/10McShane Development Celebrates 15 Years of Work in Austin
10/01/10 La. DOTD Researchers Develop New Virtual Method to Help Save Lives
10/01/10 Joint Venture Team to Design-Build $40 Million Port of New Orleans Project
10/01/10 VOA Serves as Architect for Barksdale AFB Contract
10/01/10 Ryan Gootee Awarded Rosa Keller Library
10/01/10 Pre-Katrina Business Returns to New Orleans
10/01/10 DOTD Celebrates Opening of U.S. 171 Corridor in Western Louisiana
10/01/10 MAPP Inks Contract to Revamp Local Historic High School
10/01/10 L.B. Landry High School Opens in New Orleans
10/01/10 DonahueFavret/WELBRO to Renovate Hyatt Regency in New Orleans
10/01/10 Corps Awards $82.6 Million Contract for Northern Segment of West Return Floodwall
10/01/10 CAAL Hosts Annual Convention in Destin
10/01/10 South Texas Report
09/30/10Feds Approve Rail Rerouting For Tex-Mex Border Towns
09/30/10Refiner Valero Restarts $3 Billion in Projects
09/29/10Walter P Moore’s Jacobi Delivers Keynote Message: BIM Becoming Gold Standard
09/21/10With Boost From ARRA, Fort Hood Hospital Contract Goes to Balfour Beatty-McCarthy JV
09/01/10 Regional Report: East Texas
09/01/10 Feeling the Recession - East Texas builders welcome work
09/01/10TDIndustries New System Links Field Techs With Instant Info
09/01/10Cowboys Stadium GC, Architect Team Up for Green UNT Stadium
09/01/10NPR Selects Balfour Beatty to Build Wash, D.C. Headquarters
09/01/10Three New Education Buildings Open at Champion Forest Baptist
09/01/10Cadence McShane Expands Plano Senior High School, VLK Office
09/01/10Cherry Recycling Residential Asphalt Shingles in Houston
09/01/10Skanska Develops TAMU Health Science Center Clinical Building
09/01/10Irving ISD Designing Net-Zero Middle School
09/01/10KAI Texas Selected for Western Heritage Museum Design
09/01/10Ziegler Cooper-Designed Austonian Opens for Occupancy
09/01/10Satterfield & Pontikes Completes Health Care, Military Facilities
09/01/10Dallas High-Rise Condo Museum Tower Breaks Ground
09/01/10Leo A Daly Designs Two Parkland Community Clinics
09/01/10HKS Selected To Design Children’s Medical Center Southlake
09/01/10W. S. Bellows Construction Tops Out Texas Children’s Maternity Center
09/01/10Kimbell Art Museum Unveils Final Design for New Building
09/01/10Parkland Hospital Selects Architects for Central Utilities Plant
09/01/10Texas Regional Medical Center Sunnyvale Project Completes
09/01/10Cadence McShane Awarded Spring Branch ISD Elementary School Project
09/01/10TBG Partners Completes Design, Finish-Out of BCG Dallas Offices
09/01/10Texas A&M Texarkana Student Housing Under Way
09/01/10Hill & Wilkinson Awarded Two Automobile Dealership Contracts
09/01/10DART, FWTA Receives Millions in Federal Grant for Streetcar Projects
09/01/10PUC Rule Requires Electric Utilities to Reveal Storm Outage Protection
09/01/10Terex Marks First Year of Oklahoma City Minerals Processing Plant
09/01/10DART Explores Funding Options for Next Growth Phase
09/01/10Pringle Wind Farm Under Way in Texas Panhandle
09/01/10James Edmonds Again Named Port of Houston Authority Chairman
09/01/10Port of Houston Authority Approves $2 Million for Dredging Terminal Berths
09/01/10EPA Halts Flexible Permits That Don’t Meet Clean Air Act Requirements
09/01/10Port San Antonio Wins Base Redevelopment Award
09/01/10Houston Advance Research Center Receives Funds for Air Quality
09/01/10LBJ Express $2.7-Billion Financing Completed Ahead of Schedule
09/01/10TxDOT Pass-Through Financing Allocates Money for 11 Projects
09/01/10State Approves $150 Million in Proposition 12 Bond Projects
09/01/10Officials Begin Austin’s MoPac Improvement Project, Launch Study
09/01/10Road Reconfigurations Part of Woodall Rodgers Deck Project
09/01/10Northwest Highway and W. Lawther Intersection To Close
09/01/10FM 1709 Median Construction Work Begins in North Tarrant County
09/01/10Sterling Starts Bridge Demolition, Construction in Collin County
09/01/10LBJ Express $2.7-Billion Financing Completed Ahead of Schedule
09/01/10Hill & Wilkinson Relocates DFW Offices, Plans for Future
09/01/10TEXO Presents 2010 Distinguished Award Winners for DFW-Area Firms
09/01/10Safety Rules at W.T. Byler
09/01/10McCarthy Awarded Gold for Safety From M.D. Anderson
09/01/10SRS Acquisition Expands Into Oklahoma
09/01/10Studio Red Selected as 2010 AIA Diversity Recognition Honoree
09/01/10AUI First Firm in Texas To Receive ABC Green Contractor Certification
09/01/10Regional Hispanic Contractors Assoc. Names Worker of the Year
08/24/10CII Highlights Safety Studies, Broadens Outreach Efforts
08/23/10Construction Worker Killed at Tulsa Job Site
08/23/10BP Is Target of New Scrutiny for Refinery Safety
08/17/10Renovation of TCU’s Amon G. Carter Stadium Announced
08/06/10Texas Schools Act on CPSC Orders to Repair Risky Light Poles
08/24/10 DHS, FEMA Announce $25 Million for Katrina, Rita Repairs
08/01/10 Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects Designs Covered Marketplace on Former Aycock Barn Site
08/01/10 Point Bio Energy Plans Baton Rouge Port Facility
08/01/10 VOA Selected as Architect for Fort Polk Design-Build Contract
08/01/10 First Ramp Meters Slated for Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge
08/01/10 DOTD Field Tests Solar-Powered Taxiway Lights at False River Regional Airport
08/01/10 GBRIA Presents 2010 Contractor Workforce Development Excellence Awards
08/01/10 Huey P. Long Bridge Span Lift Significant Technical Achievement
08/01/10 Odebrecht Gets New Orleans Flood-Protection Contract
08/01/10 Orion, F. Miller Construction Get $18 Million Bayou Lafourche Project
07/13/10LBJ Express Financing Secured, Project to Start by Early 2011
07/13/10CH2M Hill Leads Fort Worth’s Development of New IPM Initiative
07/13/10Federal Recall Issued for Stadium Light Poles
07/01/10 New System Monitors Asphalt Mat
07/01/10 Central Texas Report
07/01/10Satterfield & Pontikes Wins School, Naval Air Station Contracts
07/01/10Dallas Firms Tasked With GSA Feasibility Study
07/01/10Women’s Center Opens at Texas Regional Medical Center
07/01/10Mega-Movers Inspires Historic Church’s New Two-Part Design
07/01/10Ronald McDonald House of Dallas Opens in Medical District
07/01/10Cadence McShane Starts CTI Foods, Completes Industrial Project
07/01/10New Fort Hood Barracks Upgrades Soldiers’ Accommodations
07/01/10MAPP Completes Dallas Office Project for George W. Bush
07/01/10Johnson Space Center Building Earns LEED Gold Certification
07/01/10Irving Convention Center Construction Moving Forward
07/01/10Wood County Airport Wins General Aviation Airport of the Year
07/01/10Houston in Attainment for PM2.5, Avoids EPA Penalty Threat
07/01/10EPA Studies Emissions From Houston-Bound Cargo Ship
07/01/10DFW International Airport Partners with EPA to Fight Climate Change
07/01/10Houston’s METRO President Resigns, Interim Leader Named
07/01/10TCEQ Names Texas Environmental Excellence Award Winners
07/01/10Fluor Awarded Three Middle Eastern Contracts
07/01/10CB&I Awarded Concept Development for Yamal LNG Project
07/01/10Plants Commended for Benefitting Local Communities, Environment
07/01/10Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Celebrates 75-Year Anniversary
07/01/10Rosendin Electric Inc. Completes Acquisition of KST Electric Ltd.
07/01/10Sundt Expands Texas Operations by Opening San Antonio Location
07/01/10Ensight Structural Engineering, Haynes Whaley Join Forces
07/01/10Llewelyn-Davies Sahni Marks 30 Years of Architecture, Urban Design
07/01/10Cowboys Stadium Wins TCEC ‘Eminent Conceptor’ Top Award
07/01/10BakerCorp Marks Two-Year Anniversary in San Antonio
07/01/10LeeBoy Names Closner Equipment as South Texas Region Dealer
07/01/10LBJ Managed Lanes Project Ahead of Schedule; Starts 2011
07/01/10FM 1938/Davis Boulevard Extension Begins in Tarrant County
07/01/10Kermit Highway Passing Lanes Completed
07/01/10SH 146 Southbound Breaks Ground
07/01/10U.S. 290/Hempstead Corridor Achieves Development Milestone
07/01/10Maintenance Project Started in Waco District
07/01/10Deficient Highways Contribute to Half of Roadway Deaths
06/29/10$1.4-Billion South Texas Powerplant Both Praised and Damned
06/18/10Despite Bumpy Bid Process, Texas Span Work Is Under Way
06/15/10Work To Start Soon on $3.6-Billion Samsung Austin Plant Upgrade
06/09/10No Texas Oily Birds, But Concerns Remain About Wildlife, Economy
06/02/10Texas Coast Clear Today But Long-Term Outlook Cloudy
06/01/10 Getting There
06/01/10McCarthy Building Completes $240M Houston Hospital Expansion
06/01/10Armed Forces Reserve Center Under Construction in Lewisville
06/01/10San Antonio BRAC Project Reaches New Heights, Workers Double
06/01/10Contract Awarded for Lackland’s First Airmen Training Complex
06/01/10Historic Fort Sam Houston Theater Gets $17M Renovation, Expansion
06/01/10Yates Construction Builds Army Reserve Center, Fort Worth School
06/01/10Houston’s Three Eldridge Place Achieves LEED Gold Certification
06/01/10Hermann Park Lake Plaza Earns LEED Gold Certification
06/01/10Houston Selects Cadence McShane for Green Elementary School
06/01/10Texas Stadium Implosion Site Will Serve as TxDOT Staging Area
06/01/10Energy Issues Likely Part of 82nd Legislature Discussions
06/01/10HKS Architects Offset Electricity with Wind Power
06/01/10DFW Airport Awards $900M Project to Balfour Beatty Construction JV
06/01/10SH 161 Project Will Expand Artery on Major Interstates in DFW Region
06/01/10Williamson County Toll Road 5-Mi Extension Starts
06/01/10Bay Area Highway Projects Move Forward; More in the Works
06/01/10Southwest Parkway Work Crosses Tarrant County in Multiple Areas
06/01/10U.S. 67 Expansion Project Starts
06/01/10Skanska Texas Office Makes Diversity a Priority
06/01/10Houston Loses More Construction Jobs Than Any Other Metro
06/01/10New Board Member Joins Mobility Authority
06/01/10Houston AIA Chapter Selects 2010 Design Awards
06/01/10Linbeck Wins Aon Award for Dallas Opera House
06/01/10ROMCO Equipment Co. Wins Customer Satisfaction Award
06/01/10Hoffman Fixtures Acquires Phoenix Fabrication LLC in Oklahoma City
06/01/10Terex Roadbuilding Modifies Operations, Sales and Operations
06/01/10Yates Construction, Mundy Cos. Earn ABC National Safety Awards
06/01/10STG Design Relocates Offices to Downtown Austin
06/01/10Roadtec Forms Texas Partnership with Closner Equipment Co. Inc.
06/01/10KBR Acquires Energo Engineering
06/22/10 DonahueFavret\WELBRO to Renovate Hyatt Regency New Orleans
06/01/10 DOTD announces $81.4 million for roads damaged by hurricanes
06/01/10 DOTD celebrates completion of Ambassador Caffery Extension
06/01/10 EXCEL awarded Mosaic maintenance contracts at Louisiana locations
06/01/10 Conti mobilizes to the Big Easy
06/01/10 Shinseki announces $3.3 million for New Orleans contract will prepare site
06/01/10 The Lemoine Co. starts construction of LSU School of Business
05/21/10 West Texas Market Report
05/17/10Debate Over Radioactive Waste in Texas Gets Hot
05/03/10Redesign Delivers Cost-Effective Bridges to Fort Worth
05/01/10Dallas College Uses Project to Brand Campus
05/01/10$26-Million Contract Awarded for San Antonio BRAC Building Project
05/01/10Mycon Selected to Build Encore Wire’s R&D Center
05/01/10M.J. Harris Builds Rehabilitation Hospital of Mesquite
05/01/10Cadence McShane Selected for Several Projects Statewide
05/01/10Tellepsen Completes Bayshore Elementary Four Months Early
05/01/10Skanska Completes Arts Facility for Texas Southmost College
05/01/10Williamson County Approves Unique Command Center
05/01/10Norman, Okla., Firm Starts $15-Mil Expansion Project
05/01/10SHW Designs Marshall Elementary School to Meet LEED Criteria
05/01/10Greenhaven Earns LEED Silver for Texas Multifamily Community
05/01/10Guadalupe Valley Electric Co-op Selects SpawGlass for Western Ops
05/01/10Hardin Begins Work on Center for Health and Wellness in Odessa
05/01/10Brennan’s of Houston Re-opened in Mid-February
05/01/10St. David’s South Austin Hospital Starts $72-Million Expansion
05/01/10Llewelyn-Davies Sahni Leads HISD Renovations, HCC Bioretention Ponds
05/01/10Key Completes 204,000-Sq-Ft LEED Project for CIGNA
05/01/10Schlitterbahn Plans Cedar Park Conference Center and Waterpark
05/01/10Alliance Global Logistics Hub FTZ Finishes No. 1
05/01/10FTA Approves University Corridor Light Rail Transit Project
05/01/10Stimulus Funds Four U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Projects
05/01/10First Segments of DART Rail Orange Line Likely Delayed
05/01/10KBR Joint Venture, KBR Subsidiary Each Awarded Contracts
05/01/10Fluor Awarded Multiple Contracts Across the Globe
05/01/10Norse Energy Signs LOI, Exclusivity Agreement for Barnett Acreage
05/01/10Austin Selects LAN and AECOM as Austin Urban Rail Partners
05/01/10Austin Capitalizes on $31.8 Million in Recovery Act Funds
05/01/10BNSF Announces $2.4-Billion Capital Commitment Program
05/01/10Summit Leader: Texas Faces Transportation Funding Crisis
05/01/10One of State’s Largest Highway Projects - DFW Connector - Starts
05/01/10Texas Completes Obligation of ARRA Transportation Funds
05/01/10SH 121 Breaks Ground, Moves Closer to Linking Western Region
05/01/10Economic Woes Trickling Down to Texas, But Recovery Will Come
05/01/10BPSI, TDIndustries Ink Exclusive Distribution Agreement
05/01/10Rees Associates Opens New Houston Office
05/01/10UT Professor Earns ARTBA’s Research & Education Award
05/01/10Studio RED Wins AIA Diversity Recognition Program Award
05/01/10Closner Equipment Named to GOMACO’s Top 10 Distributors’ List
05/01/10Texas Firms Win Skid Steer Loader as Part of Anniversary Celebration
05/12/10 Corps Speeds Up Permitting For Gulf Coast Cleanup
05/12/10 Barrier Islands May Get Build-Up As Result of Spill
05/06/10 Crude Awakening
05/06/10 Corps Looks At Water Diversions to Protect Louisiana Coast
05/03/10 I-12 Award Restores La.’s Waning Faith in Design-Build
04/26/10Corps Awards Conti $495-Mil Contract for Ike-Damaged Structures
04/06/10Austinites Riding Rails Over Questionable Ties
04/01/10 Safety Net
04/01/10Fort Worth Museum of Science & History Inspires Building Ingenuity
04/01/10Alamo Colleges Opens New Northeast Lakeview Campus
04/01/10Bob Moore Construction Completes 200,000-SF ATC Complex in Dallas
04/01/10Lakeside Hospital Opens in The Woodlands
04/01/10OakBend Doctors Center Tops Out in Fort Bend County
04/01/10Cadence McShane Completes Dallas Medical Office Building
04/01/10Texas Health Resources Plans New Hospital in North Tarrant County
04/01/10Burt-Watts Completes ‘Bazaar’ New Austin Project
04/01/10Innovative Developers Inc. Remodels FWPD Station Interior
04/01/10Texas Stadium Implosion Scheduled This Month
04/01/10States, Industry Groups Take Legal Action Opposing EPA Mandates
04/01/10Anzalduas Bridge Creates Another Texas-Mexico Pathway
04/01/10$12 Million in Stimulus Funding Dedicated to Belton Dam Repairs
04/01/10PHA Approves $235 Million Sale of Tax Refunding Bonds
04/01/10New Supercritical Plant Employs New Environmental Controls
04/01/10EPA Awards $13 Mil to Okla. Dept. of Environment Quality
04/01/10Almost $600 Million in Water Project Funding Allocated
04/01/10NorthGate Constructors Begins Work on Massive DFW Connector
04/01/10New Data Shows Open-Road Tolling Improves Toll Plaza Safety
04/01/10State Approves $56 Million in Alternatively Financed Projects
04/01/10Odessa Reliever Route Overpass Among Prop. 14 Projects
04/01/10Austin’s Mobility Authority Closes $32-Million Loan for Expressway
04/01/10Building IT Into Construction
04/01/10Dallas Logistics Hub Buildings Achieve Gold LEED Certification
04/01/10Hill International Acquires Boyken International
04/01/10STV Acquires Dallas-Based Civil Structures Inc.
04/01/10TxDOT Selects Leader for New Rail Division
04/01/10BNSF Names Dean Wise Vice President, Network Strategy
04/01/10HKS, Hill & Wilkinson, Complete Dallas’ Ronald McDonald House
04/01/10Yates Construction Relocates North Texas Office Operations
04/07/10 La. DOTD Opens Proposals for I-12 Design-Build Project
04/01/10 New Orleans bridge project gets award
04/01/10 Landis named certified green contractor by ABC
04/01/10 Cajun Constructors receives Corps awards
04/01/10 Pelican Chapter ABC recognizes EIC winners
04/01/10 Nicholls University honored for architectural excellence
04/01/10 HDR selected for New Orleans streetcar extension’s environmental, engineering work
04/01/10 Louisiana AGC installs 2010 officers
03/15/10Industry Leaders Talk BIM With McGraw-Hill Construction Conference Attendees
03/01/10 North Texas, Oklahoma Report
03/01/10Turner Construction Grows Green Business
03/01/10Sterling Construction Completes $65M Purchase of Utah’s RLW
03/01/10Overhead Door Corp. Acquires Wayne-Dalton’s Door Business
03/01/10‘Real Men Drive Pink’ Promotes Male Breast Cancer Awareness
03/01/10McKinney’s Greenhaven Earns LEED for Homes Silver Certification
03/01/10Gonzales Wins AASHTO Public Transportation Honor
03/01/10Lubbock’s Lee Lewis Construction Wins CNA Leadership Safety Award
03/01/10Fort Worth Intermodal Airport, AllianceTexas, Celebrates 20 Years
03/01/10Re:Vision Dallas Competition Selects Winner for Inner-City Project
03/01/10Construction and Real Estate Consulting Firm Venturi Outcomes Opens Doors
03/01/10Studio RED Earns HUB Certification
03/01/10O’Connell Robertson Celebrates Project Completions With Donations
03/01/10Dallas ISD Taps SHW for New High School Campus Design
03/01/10The Stayton at Museum Way Secures $165 Million
03/01/10Aries Capital Invests $22 Million in San Antonio River Walk
03/01/10Austin’s Perry Brooks Building Shows Off New Facelift
03/01/10Smith Seckman Reid Awarded GSA BIM Contract
03/01/10Cadance McShane Selected for 1.2M SF Reconstruction Project
03/01/10Turner Selected to Build Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
03/01/10Texas Children’s Hospital Awards Gowan Mechanical Contract
03/01/10Bob Moore Construction Finishes Arlington LEED Project
03/01/10J-Q Completes Merger, Reports Strong Fourth Quarter Momentum
03/01/10IDI Nears Completion at Arlington Cancer Center
03/01/10Cadence McShane Construction Completes Allen Mixed-Use Project
03/01/10Brasfield & Gorrie Celebrate Grand Opening of Texoma Medical Center
03/01/10HCC Central Campus Selects Llewelyn-Davies Sahni
03/01/10National WWII Museum Expansion Project Under Way
03/01/10Dallas Highway Concrete, Asphalt Recycled on SRT/U.S. 75 Project
03/01/10Houston Light-Rail Moves Forward With $1.5B Expansion Project
03/01/10DART Leads Multi-Team Approach With $5.3M in Federal Grant Funds
03/01/10Port of Beaumont Opens New Orange County Wharf
03/01/10Austin Picks MWH Constructors to Build Water Treatment Plant No. 4
03/01/10Utah DOT Selects Fluor-Led Team for $1.1B IH-15 Corridor Expansion
03/01/10POH Approves $20 Million Toward Ship Channel Maintenance
03/01/10Dallas Bridge Construction Gets Thumbs Up
03/01/10Transportation Commission OKs 74 New Projects Worth $2 Billion
03/01/10Construction Begins on $1B DFW Connector Project
03/01/10Arlington’s FM 157/Collins Street Bridge at IH-30 Opens
03/01/10Tyler’s Toll Segment Breaks Ground
02/26/10Imported Aerial Lift Will Be Tallest in North America
02/26/10 Construction technique shaves three months off $110 million military project in New Orleans
02/26/10 Commission opens New Orleans Regional Transportation Management Center
02/26/10 DOTD celebrates completion of Perkins Road widening project
02/26/10 Contractors begin construction of St. Bernard Parish public works facility
02/26/10 The Lemoine Co. starts construction of medical office building
02/26/10 DOTD signs design-build contract for U.S. 90 interchange at La. 85
02/26/10 Brice breaks ground on new entertainment center
02/26/10 HDR selected for New Orleans streetcar extensions environmental, engineering work
02/26/10 Pelican Chapter ABC announces 2010 officers
01/26/10All Systems Go for DFW Connector
01/11/10Texas Stadium To End in ‘Cheddar Explosion’
01/01/10Texas Masonic Retirement Center, Hurst Conference Center Pick AUI Contractors
01/01/10Linbeck Puts BIM to Work on Cook Children’s Expansion Project
01/01/10Military Construction in San Antonio Hits $738 Million
01/01/10Walton Construction Wins $20 Million Tinker Air Force Contract
01/01/10Campus Living Villages Gets $34 Million Loan for Lubbock Property
01/01/10United Supermarkets Builds Second Distribution Center in DFW
01/01/10Cadence McShane Completes Houston Multi-Family Project
01/01/10Manhattan Construction to Build John Phelps Courthouse
01/01/10Architecture Firm Spearheads Project to Promote a Greener Georgetown
01/01/10Arthouse Construction Starts on Project to Triple Space
01/01/10Austin Companies Donate Funds, Materials, Services for DPS Station
01/01/10McShane Completes Dallas Medical Office Building
01/01/10PageSoutherlandPage the 2009 Architecture Firm Award from the Texas Society of Architects
01/01/10Balfour Beatty Construction Acquires SpawMaxwell Company
01/01/10Houston’s Discovery Green Project Achieves LEED Gold Certification
01/01/10Frisco ISD Facility Wins Terrazzo, Mosaic Association Award
01/01/10Overland Partners, CamargoCopeland Architects Win Design Award
01/01/10State Dam Safety Officials Present Annual Awards
01/01/10Beck Awarded Sarang Community Church Design Competition
01/01/10Encotech Engineering Consultants Opens San Antonio Office
01/01/10Haley-Greer Earns Artist/Craftsman of the Year by AIA Dallas
01/01/10Burwell Architects Merge into Ziegler Cooper Architects
01/01/10Heldenfels Enterprises Celebrates a Century of Family Tradition
01/01/10Victoria Klopfenstein Elected to ACE Mentor Program in DFW
01/01/10Bragg Crane Service Opens Four New Locations Including Odessa
01/01/10TxDOT’s Tyler District Wins National Award
01/01/10Balfour Beatty Infrastructure USA’s William "Bill" Miller Dies Nov. 8
01/01/10Warren Buffet-led Firm Acquires Fort Worth’s BNSF
01/01/10Southern Power Starts Work on Texas Biomass Plant; Among Nation’s Largest
01/01/10KBR Earns Sasol Technology Framework Contract in Southern Africa
01/01/10CB&I Upgrades Serbian Oil Refinery for $70 Million
01/01/10Port of Houston Authority Acquires 3.5 Acres Near Barbours Cut
01/01/10Grand Prairie Uses Block Grant Funds for Energy Efficiency Improvements
01/01/10William Velasco Elected DART Board Chair
01/01/10Boerne’s Jeff Haberstroh Named to US Green Building Council Board
01/01/10NTTA Links Highways with Sam Rayburn Tollway Opening
01/01/10CTRMA Seeking Contractor for Manor Expressway Project
01/01/10Alternatively-Financed Projects Approved for Funding
01/01/10$20-Million Southbound U.S. 75 HOV Reopened Ahead of Schedule
01/01/10TxDOT Begins Rehab Work On IH-10 East In Downtown With Stimulus Funds
01/01/10TxDOT Announces Winner of the 2009 Environmental Achievement Award
01/01/10TxDOT Team Wins National Award for IH 10-Katy Freeway Reconstruction
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