Dot Foods Investing Over $89M In Two New Distribution Centers

Business Facilities

Dot Foods will build a $39M distribution center in Ingersoll, Ontario, and a $50.5M operation in Manchester, TN.

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Green Dot Corporation Relocating HQ To Texas

Business Facilities

Green Dot will establish an Austin-based headquarters as it grows its tech workforce and embraces a “Work from Anywhere” model.

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DOT Announces $905m in INFRA Grant Awards

The Constructor

Department of Transportation (DOT) announced $905 million in grants through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America program. On June 30, the U.S.

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GHH and Volvo among Red Dot winners

Digger Blog

A couple of very different dumper vehicles are among the winners of Red Dot design awards for 2020. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

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Dot’s Pretzels Investing $15M In Kansas Expansion

Business Facilities

Read: Dot’s Pretzels Investing $15M In Kansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Food Processing Kansas Manufacturing CBRE Copaken Brooks corporate expansion Dot's Pretzels Edgerton ElevateEdgerton!

US DOT Seeks Applicants for $2.9B in Discretionary Grants

ENR Construction

Announcement covers two new, one existing DOT program

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Florida DOT to replace deadly FIU pedestrian bridge

Construction Dive

Florida DOT will oversee and manage the construction of the bridge meant to replace the one that collapsed and killed six in March 2018 while under construction on the Florida International University campus in Miami

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US DOT Allocates $20.2B in IIJA Transit AId

ENR Construction

The top five states to receive DOT transit funding, NY, Calif., Ill., NJ, Texas, will get more than a quarter of the total amount.

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DOT Proposal Aims to Guide Infra. Spending

Construction Equipment

The Transportation Department is engaging with lawmakers by sending out a spreadsheet filled with specifics in what promises to be a pitched debate over President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan. Edward McGlone, deputy assistant secretary for congressional affairs, created the

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Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

Business Facilities

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.

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Norman Mineta, Former DOT Sec., House Transportation Chairman, Dies At 90

ENR Construction

First Asian-American to lead DOT was put in internment camp during World War II

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DOT Proposes Rule Update Clarifying DBE Qualifications

ENR Construction

The proposals would loosen some requirements for disadvantaged business enterprises, and expand reporting requirements for prime contractors

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Electric Vehicles Poised To Transform Economy, Says US DOT

ENR Construction

Officials tout bipartisan nature of infrastructure investments at annual transportation conference

Norman Mineta, Former DOT Sec., House Transportation Chairman, Dies At 90

ENR Construction

First Asian-American to lead DOT was put in internment camp during World War II

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Connecting the Dots: How to Avoid Information & Technology Silos

Construction Business Owner

Connecting the Dots: How to Avoid Information & Technology Silos. Alex Headley. Wed, 03/03/2021 - 16:26.

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Volvo Autonomous Hauler Wins Red Dot Product Design Award

Construction Equipment

The Volvo TA15 autonomous electric hauler, part of the TARA autonomous transport solution from Volvo Autonomous Solutions, has won a 2020 Red Dot Award for product design.

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Cummins in Action: QSB4.5 Dot Power Platform

Construction Equipment

-sponsored- The Dot is the latest innovation in autonomous agriculture. Dot aims to reduce both fuel and labor costs for any type of job Designed with efficiency in mind, and powered by the Cummins QSB4.5,

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3 Lessons From the West Virginia DOT on Developing a Drone Program

Construction Business Owner

3 Lessons From the West Virginia DOT on Developing a Drone Program. In July, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (ASHTO) estimated a $37 billion loss over the next 5 years in state DOT revenue due to decreased fuel taxes and tolls as a result of the pandemi

Georgia DOT Drops Big P3 Procurement After Price Comes in Unexpectedly High

ENR Construction

State DOT chief engineer cites volatile material prices and uncertain times

DOT Drone TV

Construction Equipment

. . American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) reports 33 state DOTs are involved in studying and testing drones for traffic and construction use, under the watchful eye of the FAA. A special report by AASHTO's Transportation TV explores the many ways that state DOTs are using drones.

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South Carolina DOT Makes Safety Changes

Construction Equipment

Two years ago, two South Carolina Department of Transportation workers were killed when a heavy truck failed to slow for traffic stopped at a construction site. This month, the head of the SCDOT told a state Senate committee that the department has moved to increase safety for construction workers

The Dotted Line: Avoid these change order snafus

Construction Dive

Contractors cannot afford to leave money on the table — especially now — which means they need to pay more attention to contract issues that could affect their bottom lines

The Dotted Line: How will clients approach contracts post-pandemic?

Construction Dive

Owners will likely demand more flexibility in future construction contracts so they can easily suspend or stop projects, as well as mitigate their risk

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Arizona DOT to Share Data with Autonomous Truck Co.

Construction Equipment

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and Embark Trucks Inc. have agreed to work together to share information to promote safety in highway work zones when automated vehicles are deployed. The shared data will support continued safe navigation of highway work zones by autonomous trucks

The Dotted Line: Avoid liability 'surprises'

Construction Dive

It's important for contractors to know what their insurance policies cover and, in the case of commercial general liability, what they don't cover

US DOT Launches $1.75B Transit Accessibility Program

ENR Construction

Program is part of the IIJA

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How State DOTs are Coping With COVID-19

Construction Equipment

To keep transportation functioning during the Coronavirus pandemic, state departments of transportation are engaging in broad array of operational efforts. Here's a roundup from AASHTO's Daily Transportation Update. Temporary load permits for trucks To help ensure a steady flow of critical goods as

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Senate Appropriators Quiz Buttigieg About DOT Budget

ENR Construction

Bipartisan interest seen in speeding up regulatory approvals, and Republicans continue to question FHWA guidance memo on highway funding

US DOT Selects Winners of $703M in Port Infrastructure Grants

ENR Construction

Alaska wins the most funds, while California gets the most grants

Arizona DOT Thwarts Graffiti Artists

Construction Equipment

Spray paint used to tag the signs can make the words difficult to read at night, and cleaning and replacing the signs is a hazardous task for DOT workers. Graffiti is an ongoing threat to interstate freeway signs on Arizona overpasses. ADOT Interstate Signing Supervisor Dudley Heller developed a shield that makes it difficult for vandals to reach the sign.

AASHTO Approaches Congress on State DOT Aid

Construction Equipment

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) renewed its call for $37 billion in emergency funding for state departments of transportation across the country in an October 5 letter to Congressional leadership. This crucial federal backstop will prevent

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US DOT Picks Winners for $1.5B in INFRA Grants

ENR Construction

The U.S. of Transportation has awarded $1.5 billion for 26 freight and highway infrastructure projects in the latest round of its seven-year-old Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grants program

Georgia DOT Contractors Find, Repair Bridge Damage

ENR Construction

Contractors on a highway widening project spotted bridge damage and alerted the state

GAO: State DOTs Often Use Engineering Firms on Federal Highway Projects

ENR Construction

The congressionally requested report showed that half of the state DOTs spent at least 60% of their total engineering and design-related costs for such highway projects on outside engineering consultants

Florida accelerates $2.1B of DOT projects during state coronavirus shutdown

Construction Dive

The largest project that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving forward during the state's 30-day lockdown is the $865 million Howard Frankland Bridge project in the Tampa Bay area

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The Dotted Line: Putting together the pieces of a modular project contract

Construction Dive

Until then, the dotted line is sometimes a blurred line Despite prefab's popularity, many legal aspects of the dynamic building method are still being sorted out among industry and legal experts.

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Florida lawmaker questions state DOT weather-related delays

Construction Dive

Following a local media investigation that found DOT-approved delays have added 41 years to projects, a state senator has prompted the governor to call for greater scrutiny on contractor extensions

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Colorado DOT Sues Flatiron-AECOM Over Late $204M Highway Job

ENR Construction

Transportation agency says joint venture still has not completed the C-470 project, which had an original deadline in 2019.

Spat between union and Connecticut DOT drags FIGG into another bridge controversy

Construction Dive

A bill calls for state DOT engineers rather than consultants like FIGG to inspect infrastructure projects while a union in support of it questions the FIU bridge designer's role in the Arrigoni Bridge project as an example

US DOT Awards Record $2.2B in New RAISE Grant Round

ENR Construction

Grants go to 166 projects across 50 states

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