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Surety Bonds 06.21.2021

Let’s Stay Open, Right?

A recently discovered crack in the I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge over the Mississippi River underscores the widespread impact of emergency closures. Yep, infrastructure, strikes the supply chain again.  Shutdowns Are Costly  As reported by…
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Let’s Stay Open, Right?
Surety Bonds 06.16.2021

Stuck in Traffic: Add It Up!

The cost of freight transport delays have been analyzed by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The conclusion? Yikes! Perhaps understanding just how painful the “chokepoints” along our interstate highways are will help…
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Stuck in Traffic: Add It Up!
Surety Bonds 06.16.2021

Big Construction in the Northeast?

It’s happening. Step by step, big infrastructure projects are hitting the schematic and pre-design phases. Dollars and budgets are lining up too. Valued at a total of over $132 billion, here are the top 10…
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Big Construction in the Northeast?
Surety Bonds 06.08.2021

88,000 Square Feet Along the River?

  What would you build with that? How about constructing a snake run, a flow bowl and an amoeba pool? Sounds like a $6.1 million skatepark, right?  After 17 years of planning, fundraising and building…
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88,000 Square Feet Along the River?
Surety Bonds 06.08.2021

Dig This?

  For years, building a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River has been deemed a “top priority” infrastructure project for the New York-New Jersey region—and the country. Finally, a plan and funding are coming…
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Dig This?
Surety Bonds 05.25.2021

California’s Water: $5.1 Billion?

Drought conditions necessitate attention to the every aspect of the water system in California. State leadership is proposing a $5.1 billion response effort to improve the infrastructure for drinking water, wastewater, ground water and water…
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California’s Water: $5.1 Billion?
Surety Bonds 05.25.2021

Denver’s Pedestrian Mall: $149 Million

Since it opened in 1982, Denver’s 16th Street Mall has been one of the most successful pedestrian malls in the country—and a highly functional commuter hub too. It’s overdue for renovations, and the city council…
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Denver’s Pedestrian Mall: $149 Million
Surety Bonds 05.25.2021

Ahead of Schedule and On Budget?

A $320 million dollar highway renovation effort currently underway in Indiana involves the renovation of over 50 bridge structures along a heavily traveled interchange. It’s on time, on budget—and minimizing traffic disruption too. What’s the…
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Ahead of Schedule and On Budget?
Surety Bonds 05.25.2021

Bellwether Construction Reports

The Doge Momentum Index is now at a 12-year high. Economists report that the progress is led by a 77% rise in the institutional category—in just the last three months. Of course those in the…
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Bellwether Construction Reports