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

SPS-Walsh JV Helps Connect Massachusetts

The I-90/ I-95 interchange in Massachusetts is currently being remodeled for a completion date goal of early 2027. This new interchange will provide new bridges, wider exit ramps, and a safer environment for all people that use it. There are eight bridges that are part of this busy intersection and of the eight, five will be replaced, including the one that crosses the Charles River. The Charles River stretches 80 miles throughout Massachusetts and has been a helping factor with construction ... Read more

I-495/ I-90 Improvements Project- Part 2

The Interstate 495 (I-495) at Interstate 90 (I-90) interchange in Massachusetts is one of the state's busiest roadway junctions. Currently, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MASSDOT) is in a five-year project to revamp the area including Mass Pike and Interstate 495 interchanges. First responders and local business advocates are excited for the potential benefits, as this $400 million project is the largest in the state and will replace all the ramps on the interchange, ... Read more

44E Keeping Things ICE® Cold!

The Port of Portland is the second-largest tonnage seaport in New England and one of the largest oil ports on the East Coast. Over the years, the local economy has shifted from fishing, manufacturing, and agriculture towards a more service-based economy. Most banks such as Bank of America and Key Bank have positioned their Maine operations in Portland which provides jobs as well as drives in businesses from outside the state that may not have had prior interest.     ... Read more

NJ's Route 22 Redesigned

Route 22 Redesign  Edited by: Alan Zimmerman    Route 22 in Union Township, NJ is receiving a new look. This new project will replace the existing bridges carrying Route 22 eastbound and Route 22 westbound over Route 82 located between the Garden State Parkway Exit 140 and Exit 140B, which are in poor condition and will be coordinated with other infrastructure work currently being completed on the Parkway. Improvements and construction will cover a wide area of ... Read more

America’s New Space Bridge

America's New Space Bridge Edited by Alan Zimmerman & Debbie Reaney  The Robert F Kennedy Space Center is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Florida. Located on Merrit Island, the space has about 700 facilities and buildings grouped throughout the center's 140,000 acres (about half the area of San Antonio, Texas). NASA began acquiring land in 1962, buying up over 131 square miles (about the area of Athens, Georgia) of land and resources to start space programs th ... Read more

I-495/ I-90 Improvements Project

I-495/ I-90 Improvements Project Edited by Alan Zimmerman  As Massachusetts continues to grow, it is not surprising that the I-495 and I-90 interchange needs to be renovated to improve the flow of traffic and commuters' safety. With heavy traffic volume and sharp turns, the area can create a recipe for disaster. On an average day, I-495 carries approximately 110,000 vehicles and I-90 will carry 100,000 vehicles. This important interchange connecting the highways is used by nea ... Read more

New Bridge & Protected Fish

New Bridge & Protected Fish  Editor: Debbie Reaney    Vancouver-based contractor, Cascade Bridge, who specializes in bridge construction and rehabilitation was recently chosen to replace the century-old Cherrylane Bridge off U.S. Highway 12 near Lenore, ID. The original Cherrylane Bridge, which sees approximately 350 vehicles a day, is 15.4 feet wide and stretches 788 feet across the Clearwater River. Constructed in 1919 and last rehabilitated in 1978, ... Read more

Lane Con Makes Drivers’ Dreams Come True

Lane Con Makes Drivers' Dreams Come True Theme Park Fans, Rejoice! Florida "Main Street" to be Expanded Editor: Allison Braswell If a family is heading to Central Florida for a vacation, chances are that they are visiting at least one of the fun-packed theme parks in Orlando such as Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld. But, with increased travel comes worsening road congestion on Florida's Turnpike (SR 91).  With over 500 miles of toll roads, the Turnpike ... Read more

Dundalk Marine Terminal is Efficiency Bound

Dundalk Marine Terminal is Efficiency Bound  Editor: Allison Braswell  The 570-acre Dundalk Marine Terminal is the largest and most versatile cargo facility at the Port of Baltimore, it is also one of the top 10 busiest terminals in the nation. It is not unusual for semi-trailer truck drivers to wait for up to eight hours to pick up shipping containers that cargo ships unload onto the terminal due to the sheer volume housed on every vessel. Not only does the heavy tra ... Read more