NY's Clean Energy Hub Assures Bright Future

The future of clean energy in the New York region looks very promising. Consolidated Edison Inc, (Con Edison), one of the world's largest energy delivery systems, is building the Brooklyn Clean Energy Hub. This "Hub" will be a transmission substation that will strengthen New York's power grid. Once completed, it will help them meet the region's growing demand for electricity and serve as a gateway for offshore wind power. Con Edison has served New York for 200 years and has a record o ... Read more

Taiwan Port Expansion Project

The rapid growth of Taiwan has led it to become the 20th largest economic power in the world. With a population of 23 million (about the population of New York), Taiwan has had to expand and upkeep its infrastructure to meet international and local demands. Taiwan's total trade in 2022 reached $907 billion (about $2,800 per person in the US). Both exports and imports for the year reached record levels, totaling $479.52 billion (about $1,500 per person in the US) and $427.60 billion (about ... Read more

Grandmont Elated with ICE® 18ZR

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River have been major North American trade arteries since long before the U.S. or Canada achieved nationhood. Today, this integrated navigation system serves mariners, farmers, factory workers, and commercial interests from the western prairies to the eastern seaboard. Interestingly, the St. Lawrence River portion of the seaway is not a continuous canal; rather, it consists of several stretches of navigable channels within the river including several locks ... Read more

Virginia Beach Coastal Wind Farm Update

Located 27 miles off the shore of Virginia Beach, local utility company Dominion Energy is in the next phase of constructing a wind farm to provide service to thousands of Americans. Once fully built, the wind farm will power an estimated 660 thousand homes and will support up to nearly 1,100 jobs! This type of energy provider will avoid as much as 5 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually -- the equivalent of planting more than 80 million trees. The wind farm will be stationed o ... Read more

ICE® 16VM Repairs Nantucket Foundation

Nantucket, MA is a special island with a rich history, located 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod.  The island is only accessible by boat or air travel and draws in thousands of tourists who come annually during the summer months. For nearly a century, Nantucket was the whaling capital of the world from 1700-1800 due to whale oil being incredibly valuable and essential for lighting homes during this period. Today, you can walk on the same cobblestone streets, stay at the home of a for ... Read more

Jiangsu Sutong Bridge Construction

In June 2003 construction began on what is claimed to be the world's longest span cable-stayed bridge to date. The Sutong Bridge lies between Nantong City and Suzhou of Jiangsu province, and became a part of the national key trunk route planned by the Ministry of Communications from Jiayin in Helongjiang province to Nanping in Fuijang province. Sutong Bridge, which crosses the 6km Changjiang River, has several roles: it has aided the trunk road net in both the province and throughout the ... Read more

Skanska Supports Offshore Wind Farm

The first utility-scale offshore wind project for Rhode Island is underway to bring clean energy to its citizens. Just off the shore of Kingstown, RI, Revolution Wind is constructing wind turbines to provide energy to Rhode Island and surrounding communities. Once complete, the 704-megawatt wind farm will deliver 400 megawatts of clean, affordable offshore wind power to Rhode Island and 304 megawatts to Connecticut, powering more than 350,000 homes across the two states, helping them re ... Read more

Beaver River Bridge Replacement

The Beaver River Bridge located just outside of Pittsburgh, PA, is being reconstructed and the project is now approaching the third and final phase of the process. This project, in North Sewickley Township, Homewood Borough and Big Beaver Borough in Beaver County, involves the complete replacement of the Mainline Bridge over the Beaver River. Along with the Beaver River Ridge construction, two miles of the Turnpike's east-west mainline (Interstate 76) between Milepost 12 and Milepost 14 PA ... Read more

Connecticut Commuters Read All About It

Strategically placing a billboard can be one of the more effective ways to gain customers and popularity for a company that is trying to grow. Areas where there are high traffic volumes tend to be the common ground where you would find a billboard placed. Recently, a new billboard was installed in Meriden, CT, where Colony Street intersects with I-691. Colony Street runs underneath the interstate giving the billboard a more eye level view for commuters on I-691. Meridian has a populati ... Read more

New Jersey's Route 78 Gets A New Look

Route 78 in Bedminister, NJ is receiving some new updates to help alleviate the increased volume of traffic that it has received over the last few years.  Route 78 is an east-west highway that runs from Harrisburg, PA all the way through the whole state of New Jersey ending at the Holland Tunnel.  I-78 accommodates over four million trucks annually, representing 24% of all truck traffic in the nation. It also is a major connection point to the New York metropolitan area's thr ... Read more