Designing a D.C. Gateway

ENR Construction

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

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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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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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D.C. local worker requirement not being met

BD+C

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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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. is first LEED Platinum city in the world

BD+C

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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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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Many DC projects don't comply with local hiring mandate

Construction Dive

Despite an audit revealing that Washington, D.C.'s 's First Source mandate is often not adhered to, the district's Department of Employment Services has issued only one fine during the history of the program

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

BD+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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Construction exec indicted for trying to bribe DC Metro official

Construction Dive

Contractor Hardutt Singh allegedly attempted to bribe the former head of the Metro's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Department

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State, federal lawsuits pin defective DC Metro concrete on contractor

Construction Dive

Both the U.S. Department of Justice and the Commonwealth of Virginia allege that Universal Concrete Products Corp. knew Silver Line concrete panels were defective but falsified documents to make it appear they met specifications

DC Attorney General alleges electrical contractor misclassified 535 workers

Construction Dive

The lawsuit seeks monetary and injunctive relief for the employees and recovery of penalties to the District of Columbia, which could be up to $5,000 per misclassified worker

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

BD+C

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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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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TOPPING OUT CELEBRATED IN DC

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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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.

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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

Only 15 States and D.C. Have Laws for Testing Lead in School Water

Constructor Magazine

Despite health risks, 35 states lack specific legislation to ensure testing for lead in school drinking water, per white paper released by USGBC

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A Tale Of Two Cities: Amazon Picks NYC, Northern Virginia For New HQ

Business Facilities Blog

Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Corporate Real Estate Daily News Economic Development Featured New York Office, IT & Call Centers Quality Of Life Retail Taxes & Incentives Tennessee Transportation & Infrastructure Virginia Workforce Development Amazon Arlington headquarters Long Island Long Island City Nashville National Landing New York City Northern Virginia Operations Center of Excellence Queens Site Selection Washinton DC metro

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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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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Construction Employment Rises in 45 States, D.C. from August 2017 Year-Over-Year

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment Rises in 45 States, D.C.

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

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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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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Construction Employment Rises in 45 States, D.C. from July 2017 to July 2018

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Forty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July 2017 and July 2018, while 29 states and D.C. The post Construction Employment Rises in 45 States, D.C.

A CAPITAL PROJECT: CLEANER, HEALTHIER RIVERS IN WASHINGTON, DC

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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Construction Employment Rises in 43 States, D.C. from June 2017 to June 2018

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between June 2017 and June 2018, while 32 states and D.C. The post Construction Employment Rises in 43 States, D.C.

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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DC Metro awards $214M Potomac Yard Metrorail contract to Halmar-Schiavone JV

Construction Dive

Higher-than-anticipated bids prompted officials to alter the design, such as eliminating one entrance and revising another, to lower costs from the originally budgeted $268 million

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

BD+C

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?

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

A Shipping Container Apartment Complex Soon in DC

Jetson Green

Washington DC will soon get it’s very own apartment complex made of repurposed shipping containers. Photo: Travis Price Architects. The complex will be located at 3305 Seventh Street. NE in Brookland.

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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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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

Construction Employment Up in 37 States & D.C.; Down in 21

Construction Equipment

Construction employment expanded in 37 states and the District of Columbia between July 2014 and July 2015 while only 28 states and D.C. added jobs between June and July, according to an analysis today of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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

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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