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Contract Surety 12.21.2021

Making Tracks In Chicago

  Toot, toot! The recent completion of a  bypass structure on the Chicago “L” system, marks the completion of a significant part of the overhaul on the long-beleaguered Red and Purple lines.  Breaking Up a…
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Making Tracks In Chicago
Contract Surety 12.16.2021

Dam Safety?

  At least 15,600 of the country’s 91,000 dams are classified as “high-hazard” structures. If they fail, the potential for loss of life and property damage is high. Though insufficient to address all the problems—and…
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Dam Safety?
Contract Surety 12.16.2021

Infrastructure: What’s Next?

  Along with tremendous opportunity, infrastructure investments in the United States and around the world are anticipated to exacerbate the labor shortage and set off new risks as well. Industry excerpts share their predictions. What…
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Infrastructure: What’s Next?
Contract Surety 12.10.2021

Green Infrastructure for The Bronx?

Although there is still a final hurdle to clear, involving the purchase of land, there’s growing optimism that one of New York City’s most ambitious green infrastructure efforts is poised for take-off. The project? Daylighting…
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Green Infrastructure for The Bronx?
Contract Surety 12.10.2021

Bridge Over Troubled Waters?

Construction challenges on the Beltway 8 bridge over the Houston Ship Channel are illustrative of the problems involved in completing large-scale infrastructure improvements on time—and on budget across the country. You’re not alone if you…
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Bridge Over Troubled Waters?
Contract Surety 12.03.2021

$17 Billion: Port Infrastructure

  Suddenly, it seems, shortages, delays and disruptions have become part of our daily lingo. Of course the reality is that our infrastructure and capacity issues have long needed attention. The federal infrastructure package has…
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$17 Billion: Port Infrastructure
Contract Surety 12.02.2021

Construction and Technology?

  The scale, scope, and complexity of infrastructure challenges in need of attention across the country has upped the imperative for advancing the use of technology. Industry experts observe that the integration of technology and…
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Construction and Technology?
Contract Surety 11.28.2021

Making The List In New York?

  In regions across the country public leaders are making lists—and checking at least twice—as projects covered by the new infrastructure bill are prioritized. Locally owned construction companies have ideas—and experience— as well, and are…
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Making The List In New York?
Contract Surety 11.25.2021

Building Partnerships to Relieve Congestion?

Partnership—and coordinated effort? Hey, it could happen. Given the need to get the supply chain flowing, federal and state transportation agencies are cooperating to accelerate critical projects and relieve congestion. Here’s what’s underway in Southern…
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Building Partnerships to Relieve Congestion?