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New Tappan Zee work site bustles with activity
The Journal News
From a giant crane hoisting steel beams to workers tightening bolts on an emerging platform in the river, the site of the new Tappan Zee Bridge was bustling with activity recently. To promote the $3.9 billion bridge replacement, project officials took about a dozen members of the media on the river to see construction preparations. Leaders from Tappan Zee Constructors - the team designing and building the new bridge - and the Thruway Authority led the tour on a tugboat suitably named Tappan Zee II.
The falling-bridge lesson: The US infrastructure failure is still totally inexcusable
When a bridge falls in America - like this one near Seattle recently - infrastructure spending has a way of transforming from a fringey bugaboo to A1 national obsession. Fortunately, falling bridges in America are still a rarity. Unfortunately, infrastructure spending is being unnecessarily squeezed by sequestration and the incredible shrinking discretionary budget at the very moment that infrastructure spending is a historic bargain for the federal government.
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Ohio River crossing gets sister structure
A busy bridge that spans the Ohio River to link Louisville, Ky., and Jeffersonville, Ind., is getting a sister structure. The new bridge is one of two river crossings that are being constructed as part of a single project that is designed to alleviate congestion and improve safety along the corridor, and the work will also involve the reconstruction of an interchange at which three interstates converge in Louisville's downtown.
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Seven low highway bridges hold similar risks to Skagit span in Washington
The Seattle Times
Washington state has seven other highway bridges with clearances as low as the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, where an overheight load destroyed one of four spans recently. That fact suggests that without tougher oversight of cross-state hauling, the same kind of accident could happen again.
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US Army Corps of Engineers selects Mortenson Construction/HDR Architecture to design and build new energy-efficient housing at Fort Carson, Colo.
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The US Army Corps of Engineers has selected Mortenson Construction and HDR Architecture for a $94.9 million design-build contract for the 13th Combat Aviation Brigade Barracks at Fort Carson, Colo. Designed to maximize building energy efficiency by preparing to adapt to net zero energy use, it will create a lively and livable military residential community for nearly 1,000 soldiers who will call it home.
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McMurray Stern partners with AECOM and Clark Construction to build storage solution for Long Beach Court Building project
McMurray Stern, design-build specialty contractor of storage, workspace and records management solutions, was recently awarded the high density storage portion for the Long Beach Court Building renovation project. McMurray Stern will work closely with engineering and construction management firm, AECOM Technical Services, Inc. and design-build and construction provider, Clark Construction Group, LLC, among other companies to complete the renovation process.
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2013 leadership and Brunelleschi award nominations due MONDAY
Each year, DBIA acknowledges those who have made significant contributions to the industry. DBIA is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Distinguished Design-Build Leadership Awards and the 2013 Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award. Details are on the DBIA website; the deadline for submitting nominations for both is June 17, 2013.
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June 26, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, 11th Annual Golf Tournament
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June 26, DBIA-Florida Region/SMPS South Florida, Annual Forum, Preferred Delivery Methods from South Florida Owners, Davie, Fla.
July 10, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Kansas City Chapter, Commercial Real Estate Update
July 16, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Program, Design-Build in Healthcare Projects and Lean in Design-Build
July 16, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Los Angeles Breakfast Program
July 17, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Project Tour and Program
July 18, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, San Diego Golf Tournament
July 23, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Bay Area Lunch Program
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Aug. 9, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, 8th Annual Sporting Clay Tournament
Sept. 6, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Hawaii Golf Tournament
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Sept. 12, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Iowa Chapter 5th Annual Nine-Hole Golf Tournament
Sept. 17, DBIA-Great Lakes Region, Annual Awards and Golf Outing
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Dec. 5, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, San Francisco Evening Mixer
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