Designing a D.C. Gateway

ENR Construction

Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge replacement is a product of focused aesthetics goals

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D.C. local worker requirement not being met


A recent audit of Washington, D.C.’s s First Source mandate that requires local workers be given employment preference on construction projects funded with tax dollars shows that the requirement is not being met

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Baltimore-DC Maglev Could Be Speeding Toward 2020 Construction Start

ENR Construction

Construction of a high-speed maglev train system between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., could begin as early as 2020

Researchers: DC most likely pick for $5B Amazon HQ2

Construction Dive

Hamilton Place Strategies compared Washington, D.C., with other cities on Amazon's HQ2 short list and found it has above-average scores for various Amazon criteria

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Washington, D.C. is first LEED Platinum city in the world


Washington, D.C. Today, 65% of D.C. neighborhoods are walkable, 58% of commuter trips are by bike, walking, or public transit, and the D.C. was named the first LEED for Cities Platinum city in the world by the U.S. Green Building Council last month.

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Washington, D.C. Council Considers Gas-Powered Leaf Blower Ban

Green Industry Professionals

The ban would effectively force residents and businesses to transition to battery-powered leaf blowers

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DC Metro Sacks More Inspectors

ENR Construction

What began as an investigation into the July 2016 derailment of a Washington, D.C., Metro train has uncovered several years’ worth of falsified track inspection records, resulting in dismissals or disciplinary action for more than half of the system’s track inspection staff

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Washington D.C.’s flattened skyline can be a virtue


While some complain that Washington D.C.’s s building height limit has resulted in lookalike, boxy buildings, an architecture critic views the restriction as a feature, not a bug

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Green Building Code Proposed in Washington DC is a National Model

Green Building Law Update

The Mayor will submit the codes to the DC Council for adoption. The new Green Code is significant, not only for those constructing or renovating buildings within DC, but because it portends a new green regulatory scheme that may well be a national model.

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DC Water Set to Begin Final Segment of Anacostia Tunnel

ENR Construction

Construction of the largest and final segment of the Anacostia River Tunnel System is set to begin this month

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U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters - vegetative roof assembly, Washington, D.C.


million square foot headquarters located in Washington D.C.Driven by Federally-mandated sustainable requirements, a 300,000 plus square-foot Vegetative Roof Assembly (VRA) was incorporated into the architectural design for the U.S. Coast Guard’s 11-level, 1.2

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BIMStorm @ Ecobuild in D.C.

Collaborative Construction

I've been invited to speak at the Ecobuild Conference in Washington, D.C. If you live near D.C. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! which will be held December 6 - 10. this is a great event to attend. You will meet dozens of interesting and influential people and be exposed to a variety of innovative new ideas.

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D.C. Espionage Museum Displays Stunning Façade

ENR Construction

The International Spy Museum's sleek new building above existing structures on L'Enfant Plaza required an innovative structural design

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DC Water begins $580M leg of Anacostia River tunnel

Construction Dive

The five-mile Northeast Boundary Tunnel is the last leg of the $2.7 billion Clean Rivers Project intended to ease sewer flooding in parts of the city

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Infrastructure skills training center opens in Washington, DC

Construction Dive

Mayor Muriel Bowser said the District was opening the center because it could only fill 50% of its open infrastructure jobs in 2017

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D.C. Air Rights Project Restores City Traffic Grid

ENR Construction

Constructing a podium for the largest air rights project to date in Washington, D.C., is one thing

Washington, DC issues permit for preliminary hyperloop work

Construction Dive

The permit, which lacks details, was issued to the Boring Company, owned by Elon Musk, just weeks after Baltimore issued a similar permit


PC Construction Blog

The PC Construction team associated with the Main Process Train project in Washington, DC had much to celebrate. Continue Reading. All Design-Build Projects Water Treatment Construction

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The lyric 440K apartments: D.C. architecture takes a progressive turn


When describing the architectural styles of Washington, D.C., progressive is not a term most would associate with buildings in the nation’s capital. But over the last decade, the Mount Vernon Triangle ? located east of the Washington Convention Center?

Pipeline from Marcellus Shale to DC?

Collaborative Construction

Pipeline to DC? Not sure if this will come to pass at current prices for natural gas, but it shows the potential for the energy sector to produce good paying jobs and to lower the cost of energy for millions. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! James L. Salmon, Esq. Collaborative Construction 300 Pike Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Summary of Services and James L.

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D.C.-Based Developer Focuses on Historic Preservation

ENR Construction

As business associates see it, Washington, D.C.-based based developer Douglas Jemal deserves as much credit as anyone for helping to preserve the District of Columbia’s cityscape

Structural Issues Shrink Plans for Elevated D.C. Park

ENR Construction

Plans to created an elevated public park atop piers that once supported Washington, D.C.’s s 11th Street bridges have been slimmed down following an extensive structural study

Landmark DC Property Poised for “Urban Village” Makeover

ENR Construction

The future of the iconic Fannie Mae property in northwest Washington, D.C., with a mixed-use “urban village” redevelopment plan that includes residences, hotels and commercial space

DC Metro Chief Defends Track Repair Blitz

ENR Construction

The head of Washington, D.C.’s

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Deal Reached to Rebuild Arlington Memorial Bridge in D.C.

ENR Construction

Officials will use design-build to cut 18 months and $35 million from earlier estimates

Following Mishaps, D.C. Metro Presses on With Repairs

ENR Construction

An aggressive effort to overhaul the aging Metro system in Washington, D.C., is producing results as it nears the one-year mark, with more than 28,000 cross-ties and nearly two miles of grout pads now replaced

Construction Employment Rises in 35 States, D.C. from February 2017 to February 2018

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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Construction Employment Increases in 40 States & D.C.

Construction Equipment

Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between April 2014 and April 2015 and in 30 states and D.C. between March and April, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by AGC.

Less is more for this D.C. law firm’s renovation


The main goal behind the renovation of the Jenner & Block law offices in Washington, D.C. is to address the rapidly evolving workplace requirements of today’s legal sector. This includes developing solutions that will realize economies of space and maximize efficiency

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PC Construction Blog

The multibillion-dollar, long-term DC Clean Rivers Project is designed to achieve a 96% reduction in combined sewer overflows. Continue Reading. All Water Treatment Construction

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Clark Construction files $5M lawsuit against architect of DC's 'The Wharf'

Construction Dive

The general contractor is alleging that architect Perkins Eastman's design documents for the project contained major errors and omissions

Tests Reveal Panel Problems On DC Metro Silver Line

ENR Construction

Contractors on the $2.7-billion Silver Line Metro extension in northern Virginia will protect or replace 1,569 precast concrete panels used on five stations after multiple issues were discovered on hundreds of the panels

DC Water Project Wins U.S. Water Prize for Turning Wastewater into Electricity

PC Construction Blog

DC Water’s Bailey Bioenergy Facility was recognized by the US Water Alliance with the prestigious 2016 U.S. Water Prize. The awards, which recognize organizations that are leading the way with creative water solutions, will be.

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A Great Tiny House Goes up in Washington DC

Jetson Green

The Matchbox, which was recently built in Washington DC by Jay Austin, is a great example of just how cozy and functional a tiny home can be. This house is part of the Boneyard Studios tiny house community in Washington DC, which is basically an experiment in simple and sustainable living.

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New Safety Czar Shakes up DC Metro

ENR Construction

The new chief safety officer for Washington, D.C.’s

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D.C. United Scores Zoning Approval for Soccer-Specific Stadium

ENR Construction

After playing in 56-year-old RFK stadium since 1996, and withstanding years of starts-and-stops on its stadium proposal, D.C. United has become the latest Major League Soccer team to win the right to build its own soccer-specific facility

DC Schools Rise to the Head of the Class

ENR Construction

DC Public Schools and the DC Dept of General Services surpass high standards to deliver world-class facilities. Bonus Regions

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