60+ Companies Honored for Outstanding Performance in Safety and Construction
Cargill earned an Owner Excellence in Leadership award from NWIBRT.DMS. Sixty Northwest Indiana construction companies were recently honored for their outstanding performances in safety and project excellence at the Construction Awards Banquet held in Merrillville by the Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable (NWIBRT) and the Construction Advancement Foundation (CAF).
Colorado Architecture Firm Leads Growing Trend of Homeowners Building Barndominiums
Colorado architecture firm F9 Productions is leading the the trend for homeowners building barndominiums in Colorado and beyond. According to Newhomesource.com: "A barndominium is a metal structure that's combined with traditional barn space and are called “barndos” for short. Homeowners can make their barndominium as customized and elaborate as traditional stick-built homes or they can choose a simple design."
Repairs begin on one of DougCo's oldest intersections
The Broadway/Plaza intersection in Highlands Ranch.Douglas County Government. (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) Around 40,000 cars a day go through the Broadway and Plaza Drive intersection in Highlands Ranch; now, the 41-year-old intersection is due for an upgrade.
Castle Rock celebrates new library
A construction-themed Storytime was held at the Castle Rock Library during groundbreaking ceremonies for a new library on Monday, May 2. |Douglas County Libraries. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] Groundbreaking for a new library in Castle Rock drew more than 150 people Monday. The crowd included library, town and Douglas County officials to mark the official start of construction of the more than $23 million project.
Local Contractors and Home Owners Feeling Supply Pinch
Labor and supply chain issues continue to hampter restoration efforts for contractors and home owners alike. A property owner on Vance Tank Road in Bristol, Tennessee is still trying to complete repairs and renovations from a fire in February of this year.
Conjuring a downtown for Rohnert Park
The 30-acre former State Farm site along Rohnert Park Expressway slated to become a downtownMarc Albert/KRCB. After a number of 'false starts,' Rohnert Park may soon receive a long-awaited downtown.
Region Association Taking Action to Increase Mental Health Awareness
Following a recent awareness survey about mental health topics in the construction industry, officials from the Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable (NWIBRT) are organizing a nationally accredited seminar to educate employers about mental health first aid. This will teach employers steps to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults.
Rt. 24 & Columbia Tpk. Traffic Congestion Improvements
Alternatives to improve traffic movement between the Route 24 eastbound off-ramp and the intersection of Columbia Turnpike (CR 510) and Park Avenue (CR 623) The Route 24 and Columbia Turnpike Interchange Improvements Concept Development project (a mouthful) examines traffic congestion and offers four alternatives to improve traffic movement and congestion at key intersections.
Local Architecture Firm Unveils One Of The First Homes To Be Rebuilt in Louisville Colorado After The Marshall Wildfire
Exterior Perspective of Marshall Wildfire Home RebuiltF9 Productions. Colorado architecture firm F9 Productions unveils one of the first homes it has been commissioned to re-design for one of the over 1,000 Marshall wildfire victims in Louisville Colorado. The firm was commissioned in January of 2022 and the design was completed in April. The home entails a total of three floors including a full basement and three car garage totaling 5,151 square feet. The lower floor, shown below, includes a large storage room, dueling mechanical room, den, kitchenette, reading nook, spare bedroom and bathroom.
Morristown or Morris City?
Morristown has seen substantial improvements to its infrastructure as construction quickly turns our hometown into what more closely resembles an up-and-coming city. So, what do you think, Morristown or Morris City?
What Is The Biggest Barrier To Builders Being Able To Build More Houses?
On an upcoming episode of Monday Morning Coffee with Inside the Firm, Colorado entrepreneur and podcast host, Lance Cayko, asks Ecuadorian immigrant and prominent U.S. businessman, Edwin Carrion, "What Is The Biggest Barrier To Builders Being Able To Build More Houses?"
Mixed Feelings Among Macon Residents As Amphitheater Construction Progresses--Still No Projected Completion Date
For a couple of months, at the very beginning of 2022, there was a lot of local bluster about the new 10,000 seat, partially covered, outdoor amphitheater, currently under construction on the property of the Macon Mall.
Motorist Alert: New Road Closure announced in Clay County
Beginning the week of April 25, daytime, single-lane closures will take place along Town Center Boulevard from the traffic circle to East-West Parkway. The project is part of a milling and resurfacing initiative.
The St. Louis college dropout who became a billionaire this year
Recently I wrote about the three richest people in St.Louis, all of whom are billionaires. Well, there is a new billionaire in St. Louis to add to the list. When Forbes released their annual list of billionaires this month, Robert Clark appeared for the first time with a net worth of $1.6 billion. Clark is the founder of Clayco, a real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build, and construction firm.
Local Architect and Builder Offers Input To Boulder County Building Officials On Wildfire Mitigation
On a recent episode of Inside the Firm Alex and Lance offers input to Boulder County building officials on wildfire mitigation efforts after the devastating Marshall wildfires.
Building Costs Update for Colorado and Beyond!
On a recent episode of Inside the Firm Alex and Lance give an update on the insane inflation that is occurring in the building industry and beyond with what appears to be an actual inflation rate of upwards of 18%!
Motorists Alert: New road closures announced in Clay County
Road projects in Clay County are underway with several finishing in mid-to-late spring.Clay County Commissioners. Manhattan Avenue in Green Cove Springs is now permanently closed as roadways are being realigned in the Goose Creek Subdivision; a new subdivision in its initial phases of development.
NJT Approves Construction of Safe Haven for Trains During Extreme Weather Events
The Delco Lead Project Will Provide Safe Haven for Rail Cars During Extreme Weather Events and Allow for Rapid Return to Service. April 13, 2022 – The New Jersey Transit Board of Directors approved the first construction contract for early action work on the Delco Lead Storage and Inspection Facility project in New Brunswick. This project will create a "safe haven” for rail cars and locomotives in case of severe weather events.
NJ Transit Begins Construction on Portal North Bridge
April 7, 2022 - Governor Phil Murphy and NJ TRANSIT today announced the issuance of the “Notice to Proceed” on the new Portal North Bridge project. The bridge, which is part of the larger Gateway Program, will improve the capacity and reliability of rail travel between New Jersey and New York City.
Hard Working Americans Doing Construction On A Rainy Day
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