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|August 20, 2021||Contract Awarded for $840M VA Hospital in Kentucky||
The 910,115-square-foot medical center will be built by Turner Construction and Walsh Construction as a joint venture. It will feature 104 beds, a facility for female veterans, two parking structur ...Read more
|August 20, 2021||Port of Long Beach Completes $1.4b Terminal Project||
The Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) at Middle Harbor uses “nearly all electric and zero-emissions equipment, the Port of Long Beach said in a press release today.
The port itself is th ...Read more
|August 18, 2021||Texas Wraps Up Phase 1 of $527m Highway Project Near San Antonio||
The HOV lanes, which are between Stone Oak Parkway and Loop 1604 near San Antonio are part of the first phase of a two-phase, $527 million regional project, called the US 281 North Expansion Projec ...Read more
|August 17, 2021||SBA is Working With Congress to Codify Biden’s Raised DBE Goals|
|August 17, 2021||Minnesota DOT seeks to update its DBE and ACDBE program|
|August 16, 2021||US Blew $30b on Afghanistan Construction Programs||
Here at Contractor News, we like to talk a lot about what we call the three C’s: contracting, construction, and corruption. Though we typically cover domestic issues, Afghanistan is a story that ...Read more
|August 13, 2021||New Orleans Convention Center Must Vote Again on Contract Bids||
The development follows challenges from bidders who did not secure the contract for hundreds of millions in upgrades to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Allegations of irregularities i ...Read more
|August 12, 2021||Study Says Public Private Partnerships Have Higher DBE Participation||
Researchers at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering published a study recently by professor Qingbin Cui and doctoral student Kinqi Zhang in the journal Transportation ...Read more
|August 11, 2021||OMB Report IDs Major Faults in Equity in Federal Programs||
OMB, under the leadership of Acting Director Shalanda Young, consulted with a number of US and international experts of matters of equity including assessment and improvement, data science and “o ...Read more
|August 9, 2021||Deadline for Applications to Build Chicago’s First Casino Extended||
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot tacked on an extra two months for bidders to submit plans to build a casino in Chicago.
Bidders were originally given until August 23 but on Friday the deadline w ...Read more