The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, housed in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State, is set to host two concurrent conferences Feb. 28 through March 1, 2018, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel: the fourth Residential Building Design & Construction Conference (RBDC) and the 26th Annual Housing & Land Development Conference (H&LD).
Twenty-six awards were presented to projects from throughout North America at the 54th annual PCI Design Awards, which includes best-in-class awards for both transportation structures and buildings, as well as special awards for industry advancement, sustainable design, and all-precast concrete construction.
Modjeski and Masters, a nationwide leader in the design, inspection, and rehabilitation of all bridge types, including long-span and movable structures, welcomed Michael F. Britt as company president on January 1, 2017.
Nonresidential construction surged in November, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nonresidential spending expanded to $712.4 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized rate in November, representing the highest level of spending in eight years.
Skanska USA announced the completion of reconstruction of Interstate 275 (I-275) between SR-60 and Hillsborough River, a $225 million project led by the joint venture of Skanska and Ajax and designed by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff on behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation.
Southern California Edison selected AECOM and EnergySolutions, a nuclear waste management and decommissioning services firm, as the decommissioning general contractor for San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station through their joint venture, SONGS Decommissioning Solutions.