Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) and a diverse group of philanthropic, non-profit, and community leaders to release Resilient Chicago, a roadmap for addressing the city’s most pressing challenges through the lens of urban resilience.
The new Chicago Public Library, West Loop Branch, donated to the city by developer Sterling Bay and designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, is an adaptive reuse project that preserves the building’s industrial character while creating a new cultural and social center for the neighborhood.
The Great Lakes Commission announced a request for proposals (RFP) for the 2019 Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program grant program. Two grant options are offered: watershed-scale projects and site-specific projects.
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) North Dakota Section released the inaugural Report Card for North Dakota’s Infrastructure, giving eight categories of infrastructure an overall grade of a “C.”
Chicago unveiled the designs of five architecture finalists with renderings and models representing the potential future O’Hare Global Terminal, part of O’Hare International Airport’s $8.5 billion expansion.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) granted a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management Project known as “Plan B.” The permit approval followed the DNR’s completion of a supplemental environmental review.
The Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority (MSCA) approved an agreement with Enbridge Energy Limited Partnership to build a multi-use utility tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac. The tunnel will house a replacement segment for the Line 5 pipeline that sits on the bottom of the Straits and other utilities.
The joint venture (JV) team of Walsh Construction Company and Fluor — along with the team’s designer Stantec Consulting Services — was selected as the preferred partner to design and build Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization Program for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). EXP, as part of the team, will provide all architectural and engineering services and all disciplines for all buildings, including new stations, temporary stations and miscellaneous support facilities.
On Nov. 13, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final SEIS) for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management project, describing the potential environmental and social effects of the revised Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project.