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CNY announces milestone at Crossing at Jamaica Station TOD

CNY, acting on behalf of developers BRP Companies and Goldman Sachs, announced a milestone that took place on Friday evening into Saturday morning, Dec. 15-16, at The Crossing at Jamaica Station: a concrete pour for foundations of the Queens project’s 30-story residential high rise and slab on grade for 25,000 square feet of ground floor retail.

Contract awarded for tallest ICF high rise in U.S.

A 16-story mixed-use development near New York City will set a new benchmark for the construction industry.  It will be one of the most energy-efficient large-scale buildings in Westchester County, N.Y. — projected to be the tallest building to be built in the United States with Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs).

NYC ranks first in sustainable urban transportation in North America

New York City ranks No. 1 among 23 North American cities for overall sustainability of its urban transportation systems, according to the first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index. No city in the United States or Canada makes it into the top 20 cities ranked in the global index.

Sea-level rise, not stronger storm surge, will cause future NYC flooding

Rising sea levels caused by a warming climate threaten greater future storm damage to New York City, but the paths of stronger future storms may shift offshore, changing the coastal risk for the city, according to a team of climate scientists.

New York City hosts annual Create + Construct Symposium

A diverse group of architectural, engineering and construction experts will participate in the third annual Create + Construct symposium on Sept. 19 in New York City. The symposium is sponsored by Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH).

NYC completes largest-ever expansion of Bluebelt System on Staten Island

A $48 million infrastructure upgrade added more than three miles of storm sewers, installed hundreds of catch basins, replaced existing water mains, and included the largest ever expansion of the Bluebelt system.

NYC completes construction of 115 rain gardens in Flushing

The Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Design and Construction (DDC) announced the addition of approximately 115 specially designed rain gardens to the northern Queens neighborhood of Flushing.

McLaren Engineering completes New NYC Ferry Landings

New ferry landings designed by McLaren Engineering Group opened on the NYC Ferry South Brooklyn Route in Bay Ridge, Atlantic Basin, and Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 6), in New York Harbor.

JV team completes wastewater treatment plant projects $71.7 million under budget

The CB&I, Michael Baker International and Gannett Fleming joint venture (JV) team announced completion of construction management services for four projects as part of the six-year upgrade of the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Brooklyn, N.Y. Not only were the four construction projects, valued at approximately $1.3 billion, delivered under budget, the team achieved all consent order milestones, allowing $71.7 million to be returned to the city.
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