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AGC of Texas Elects New President, Miller to Lead Highway and Bridge Contractors

AUSTIN, TX — Wade Miller of Waco has been elected President of the Associated General Contractors of Texas (AGC of Texas), the association that represents most of the state’s highway and bridge builders. Miller is President of Lorena-based Big Creek Construction and is the first Waco-area highway contractor to lead …

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Burton Selected as Chief Financial Officer of SitePro Rentals

DALLAS, TX — SitePro Rentals, an equipment rental provider, announces the appointment of Lee Burton as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This strategic move aims to fortify SitePro’s financial leadership and further accelerate the company’s growth trajectory.

As CFO, Burton will be responsible for financial reporting, financial planning …

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Design-Build Construction Firm, Kingham Dalton Wilson, Announces Executive Leadership Changes

HOUSTON, TX — Kingham Dalton Wilson, Ltd. (KDW), a construction company specializing in design-build industrial and commercial construction, announces it will expand its executive leadership team to support a growing range of projects.

The design-build firm will add two longtime team members to its C-suite. Jay Kingham, who joined …

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DFW Airport's Central Terminal Area Expansion Program Promises Enhanced Passenger Experience

DALLAS, TX — HOK is part of the design team for the Central Terminal Area Expansion Program at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The project includes the addition of two new concourse piers at Terminals A and C as well as a full modernization of Terminal C. Nine new gates …

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Flatiron Expands Resiliency, Climate Adaptation Market Positioning with $102M Port Arthur Ship Channel Project

PORT ARTHUR, TX — Flatiron is building resiliency protection to help communities brace for impacts of storm surge, sea-level rise, and other environmental threats. Resiliency has become a significant market for Flatiron, with the company recently adding a major project in Texas to its other projects already underway.

In Port …

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Sakai America Inc
Your local Sakai America Inc dealer
NED - Texas
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H&E Opens New Branch in San Angelo, Texas

SAN ANGELO, TX — H&E Rentals (H&E) announces the opening of its San Angelo branch, the 26th rental equipment location in the state of Texas. Since this time last year, H&E has opened 15 new branches across the country, five of which are in the Lone Star State. The facility …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Graves as Waco Sales & Operations Manager

WACO, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the hiring of Richard Graves as its new Sales & Operations Manager in Waco. In his new role, Graves will lead the sales efforts of KSM’s growing Waco branch as well as day-to-day oversight of its rental, parts, and service departments.

Graves …

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SitePro Rentals Opens in Shreveport, Continues Construction Equipment Expansion in Louisiana and Eastern Texas

SHREVEPORT, LA — SitePro Rentals announces the opening of their latest branch in Shreveport, Louisiana. The nearly 8,000-square-foot facility on over three acres of land, will service construction professionals in northern Louisiana and eastern Texas.
“This location will help us connect our branch network in Texas and Louisiana with our …

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Sundt Promotes Rosales to Project Director

EL PASO, TX — Sundt Construction promotes Angelica Rosales to Project Director. In her new role, she will lead business development, proposals, and relationship management from preconstruction through construction.

“Angelica has built invaluable relationships within our community and contributed to Sundt’s most impactful project awards and community contributions,” said Vice …

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Turner/Byrne/Straight Line Joint Venture Selected to Lead Work of $550M Hospital Project

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Turner Construction Company, alongside joint venture partners Byrne Construction Services and Straight Line Management, celebrated the groundbreaking of the University Health Palo Alto Hospital campus in San Antonio, Texas. The $550 million hospital will improve health care services for the Southside San Antonio community. …

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Liebherr Construction Eq
Your local Liebherr Construction Eq dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
TxDOT Announces McLeod as Houston Director of District Design

HOUSTON, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces the selection of Brett McLeod as the Houston District’s Director of Design. McLeod will oversee the district’s in-house and consultant-led PS&E development, pavement design, hydraulics, bridge design, bridge preservation and maintenance, surveying, and plan review functions.

McLeod began his career …

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Vitela Joins LAN as Program Manager

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Alfred Vitela III, PE, has joined planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as Program Manager. Vitela will support LAN’s program management business, including the building improvements to campuses within the Alamo Colleges District located in San Antonio, Texas.

Vitela …

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Widacki Joins HNTB as Senior Project Director

HOUSTON, TX — A.J. Widacki, PE, joins HNTB Corporation as a Senior Project Director bringing more than 40 years of transportation engineering, highway design, and project management experience. Throughout his vast career, he has worked on complex transportation projects for the Texas Department of Transportation, Harris County Toll …

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Alamo Colleges First Responders Academy Opens in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Future students and staff recently attended the grand opening of the new Alamo Colleges District San Antonio College First Responders Academy facility. The building, built by Gilbane Building Company, is slated to host its first class of students in the spring of 2024.

“We are …

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Atlas Technical Consultants Announces Leadership Change, Names Hinman Chief Executive Officer

AUSTIN, TX — Atlas Technical Consultants (Atlas), an infrastructure and environmental solutions provider, announces the appointment of Jacqueline (Jacque) Hinman as Chief Executive Officer. Hinman replaces retiring Chief Executive Officer L. Joe Boyer.

Hinman has 35 years of career engineering industry experience, which includes serving for nearly 20 years …

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Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
Nueces Power Equipment
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Faria Returns to HDR as Design Director, Transportation Architecture

AUSTIN, TX — Paulo Faria, CAU/SP, joins HDR as a Design Director for Transportation Architecture. In this position, Faria will leverage his 25 years of experience to craft user-centered storylines and design solutions, elevating HDR's global design brand.

“I look forward to advancing the ethos of design excellence within …

Houston Mayor Joins HPW & Partners to Celebrate $1.7B Project Milestone

HOUSTON, TX — City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner recently joined Houston Public Works (HPW) and other water provider organizations for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the newly operational Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) Expansion.

The multi-year construction project began in 2017 and has the capacity to provide Houstonians with over …

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Jackson Joins HNTB as Central Division Government Relations Director

DALLAS, TX — Sarah Jackson joins HNTB Corporation as Government Relations Director for the firm’s Central Division. She brings more than 17 years of experience in federal, state, and local government, management, stakeholder engagement, and strategic planning.

Jackson will direct the firm’s government relations activities for Texas, Louisiana, Missouri, Kansas, …

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KAI Promotes Milenkov to Engineering Design Principal

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX — KAI announces the promotion of Aleksandar Milenkov, PE, LEED AP to Engineering Design Principal at its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, office. Milenkov joined KAI in 2020 as Director of Mechanical Engineering.

In his new position, Milenkov will provide overall practice leadership for KAI’s Engineering business. His primary …

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KDC Starts Construction on Oncor Midlothian Distribution Center

MIDLOTHIAN, TX — KDC and Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC recently started construction of a new distribution center at Railport Business Park in Midlothian, Texas.

The nearly 422,000-square-foot, LEED-certified build-to-suit industrial facility will sit on 60.7 acres in Midlothian, about 31 miles southwest of downtown Dallas. Oncor is the largest …

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Atlas Copco Compressors Inc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Romco Equipment Co
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LAN's Baker Selected for Leadership San Antonio Class 48

SAN ANTONIO, TX — John Baker, PE, a Vice President at Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN), has been distinguished with a selection to the Leadership San Antonio Class 48 (LSA 48). This program, co-sponsored by the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber …

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Lawrence is Named KAI Architectural Studio Leader in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

DALLAS, TX — KAI announces the promotion of James Lawrence, AIA, LEED AP to a new role as Architectural Studio Leader at its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, office. Lawrence joined KAI in 2022 as a Senior Project Manager.

In his new role, Lawrence is set to elevate the architectural studio to …

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McCarthy Holdings, Inc. Announces Promotion of Jouvenal to Chief Operating Officer

DALLAS, TX — McCarthy Holdings, Inc. (McCarthy), a 100 percent employee-owned construction company, announces the promotion of Joe Jouvenal to Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing all operations for the firm and its subsidiaries and will also oversee the corporate human resources, quality, and …

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Musolino Named CEO of TDIndustries

DALLAS, TX — TDIndustries, Inc. (TD), a provider of facilities services and mechanical construction solutions, announces the appointment of Frank Musolino as its fourth Chief Executive Officer, marking a milestone in the company's 77-year history.

"Frank Musolino is well-suited to lead TD toward a dynamic future," said TDIndustries' Board Chair …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Begins Construction of New U-Haul Project in Princeton, Texas

DALLAS, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) has been awarded a sixth contract with North America’s largest do-it-yourself moving and self-storage operator, U-Haul. The general contractor has started construction on the new six-building, 168,400-square-foot development in Princeton, Texas.

“We are thankful for our continued partnership with U-Haul,” said …

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Finn
Your local Finn Corporation dealer
Romco Equipment Co
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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Welcomes May as Director of Marketing

DALLAS, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) welcomes Director of Marketing, Remington May. May will oversee marketing efforts for MYCON’s four offices and collaborate with MYCON's executive team, integrating the company's objectives with its branding and overarching marketing approach to ensure a cohesive and strategic alignment across …

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Naylor Promoted to Senior Vice President, National Safety for McCarthy Holdings, Inc.

DALLAS, TX — McCarthy Holdings, Inc. (McCarthy), a commercial construction company, announces the promotion of Billy Naylor to Senior Vice President, National Safety. In this role, he will oversee the implementation of McCarthy’s national safety program, including all company policies and procedures regarding safety. He will replace retiring Senior Vice …

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New Schneider Electric Manufacturing Facility Marks Construction Milestone

DALLAS, TX — In recent years, supply chain issues have been a struggle for businesses worldwide. Long-time partners Schneider Electric and Compass Datacenters recently joined forces to develop a solution. They engaged general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie to build a new integration facility in Red Oak, Texas, supporting the growing …

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Peinado Construction Announces Expansion in Central Texas

PFLUGERVILLE, TX — Peinado Construction, a Texas-based specialized industrial and commercial construction services firm, announces the commitment to its ongoing services throughout Central Texas with the opening of an office in Greater Austin, which will be led by Ed Motley, Executive Vice President.

Located just north of downtown …

Primoris Services Corporation Opens New Office in Lewisville, Texas

LEWISVILLE, TX — Primoris Services Corporation (Primoris) announces it has opened a new office in Lewisville, Texas. The space, which is replacing its Lewisville office on South Stemmons Freeway, is 43,000 square feet, more than doubling Primoris’ footprint in Lewisville. The office will serve as the company’s shared services hub …

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SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Tejas
SITECH Rocky Mountain
SITECH SE Texas
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SitePro Rentals Opens Branch, Grows Footprint in North Texas

DALLAS, TX — SitePro Rentals announces the opening of a new branch in Haltom City, Texas. The 12,500-square-foot facility on three acres will service customers in the greater Fort Worth area. The new location will be managed by Grady White.
“This branch will help us connect our branch network …

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Sundt Adds LeBeau as New Project Executive in Texas

DALLAS, TX — Tom LeBeau joins Sundt Construction as a Project Executive focused on transit and rail. Based in Dallas, LeBeau will lead transit and rail projects from pursuit through delivery and manage client relationships.

“We are pleased to have Tom on our team,” said Joe Dooley, Sundt Senior …

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Sundt Awards $25,000 to Central Texas Nonprofits, $18,000 to El Paso Area Nonprofits

AUSTIN, TX — The Sundt Foundation awarded $25,000 to five local charitable organizations in Central Texas and $18,000 to three El Paso nonprofit organizations.

“These grants were made possible through the generosity of our employee-owners,” said Chad Yount, Central Texas Regional Board Member. “We’re thrilled to be able to …

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Sundt, UTEP Break Ground on Texas Western Hall

EL PASO, TX — Sundt Construction recently joined The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) for a groundbreaking celebration of Texas Western Hall — a new $110 million building that will provide learning spaces for UTEP students.

“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with UTEP,” said Joseph Riccillo …

Texas Water Development Board Approves Financial Assistance Totaling $41.2M for Water and Wastewater Projects

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approves financial assistance totaling $41.2 million for water and wastewater projects.

  • The Sharyland Water Supply Corporation (Hidalgo County) received $35.9 million for water system improvements. The corporation will relocate approximately 26.5 miles of waterlines and make improvements to two water treatment …

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TxDOT Designates Second South Padre Island Causeway Project as a State Roadway

AUSTIN, TX — The second South Padre Island causeway project is moving forward in development as the Texas Transportation Commission added the future roadway, SH 104, to the state highway system. The designation opens additional funding sources to accelerate development and construction of the new bridge and roadway, to be …

USACE Awards $617M Contract for VA Health Care Center in El Paso

EL PASO, TX — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fort Worth District, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, awarded a $617.5 million contract to Clark Construction Group, LLC, to construct a Health Care Center (HCC) in El Paso, Texas.

The almost 493,000-square-foot, energy-efficient, …

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Woolpert Senior Vice President Spinks Named 2024 Houston Area Engineer of the Year

HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Engineers Week Committee has named Woolpert Senior Vice President Melvin Spinks as the 2024 Houston Area Engineer of the Year. The award recognizes engineers who have made significant contributions to both the profession and Houston area. It will be presented during Houston Engineers Week and …

Zachry Group Hires Berra as President - Services Group

HOUSTON, TX — Zachry Group announces that it has hired Rob Berra as President - Services Group. He joins the organization having over 33 years of industrial experience and supporting multiple companies. Berra will be responsible for the growth of the services business, including maintenance services, turnaround and specialty services, …

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ACEC Texas Awards Silver Medal to LAN for Exploration Green Detention Facility

HOUSTON, TX — The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Texas awarded civil engineering firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) a silver medal in the water resources category for its work on the Exploration Green Detention Facility with Clear Lake Water Authority (CLCWA) in Harris County. The award will …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Partners with Acadia Healthcare on Central Texas Behavioral Health Center

BELTON, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, recently partnered with Acadia Healthcare on a construction and renovation project at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center in Belton, Texas, about 75 miles north of Austin.

The project will encompass a 79,000-square-foot, …

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Briscoe Joins Garver's Buildings Team as Houston Structural Practice Leader

HOUSTON, TX — With 20 years of structural engineering and design experience and in-depth knowledge of the Houston area, Sarah Briscoe, PE, has been named Garver’s new Houston Structural Practice Leader.

“Sarah is exactly the person we’ve been looking for,” said Director of Buildings Services John Watkins. …

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Caterpillar Appoints Kaiser as New Energy & Transportation Group President

IRVING, TX — Caterpillar Inc. announces that Jason Kaiser, Senior Vice President of the Electric Power Division, has been appointed to Group President of the Energy & Transportation (E&T) segment.

In this role, Kaiser will have responsibility for the Rail Division, Solar Turbines, Large Power Systems Division, Industrial Power …

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Construction Begins on Knox Street Development

DALLAS, TX — The joint venture partnership of MSD Partners, Trammell Crow Company (TCC), The Retail Connection, and Highland Park Village Associates (the JV) announces that it has begun construction on its mixed-use development in the Knox Street neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. Construction financing is being provided by …

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Construction Gets Underway on North Tarrant Express Capacity Improvement Project

FORT WORTH, TX — Motorists in Tarrant County can expect to see pre-construction activities underway on the North Tarrant Express Capacity Improvement Project (NTECIP). The Capacity Improvement Project will add a (free) general-purpose lane in each direction along the North Loop of I-820 and a (tolled) managed lane in each …

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Bell Trucks
Your local Bell Trucks dealer
NED - Texas
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Construction Manager from Houston Honored as CMAA's Distinguished Young Professional of the Year

HOUSTON, TX — Sharath Vennavelly, a Construction Manager from Houston, has been honored with the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) - Distinguished Young Professional of the Year Award. This award recognizes professional achievements and commitment to the field of construction management.

CMAA is an organization that aims to …

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Contractor or Employee: Understanding the Fine Line in Construction Relationships

“We don’t have any employees; all our work is done by contractors.” It’s an old trope, but if I had a dollar for every time a construction contractor said that to me, I’d have a whole lot of dollars. Contractors may recognize numerous benefits to having a workforce made up …

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Daingerfield Equipment Operator Receives TxDOT Extra Mile Award

ATLANTA, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Atlanta District announces that Daingerfield Maintenance Equipment Operator Elton Bolden is the recipient of a 2023 Extra Mile Award.

Bolden, an 18-year TxDOT veteran, was presented the award last month at the 97th Annual Transportation Short Course in College Station. …

Grace Hebert Curtis Architects Acquires Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford

DALLAS, TX — Grace Hebert Curtis Architects (GHC), an architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) firm, announces it has acquired Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford (HHS), one of the largest independent architecture firms in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

Since 1963, HHS has provided architecture, master planning, and interior design services, including building information …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Conroe, Texas

CONROE, TX — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Conroe branch, its fifth rental location in the greater Houston market and the 25th in the state of Texas. Since the beginning of the second quarter of 2023, H&E has opened 14 new branches across the country, …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment
Your local Hyundai Construction Equipment USA dealer
NED - Texas
Nueces Power Equipment
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KAI Hires Dalton as K-12 Market Leader in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX — KAI announces the hiring of Catherine Dalton, AIA, RID, LEED AP BD+C, as K-12 Market Leader at its Dallas-Fort Worth office.

In her new role, Dalton will lead KAI’s efforts to deliver innovative design solutions tailored to the needs of K-12 environments across the region, …

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KAI Renovates School, Designs New High School/Gymnasium for Paul Laurence Dunbar YMLA in Fort Worth, Texas

IRVING, TX — Students of Paul Laurence Dunbar Young Men’s Leadership Academy (YMLA) in Texas’ Fort Worth Independent School District returned to classes this fall to a newly renovated middle school campus, plus a new high school and gymnasium addition.

KAI, which provided architecture, interior design, MEP/FP engineering, and construction …

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K Friese + Associates Welcomes Pandurangi as Central Texas Water Practice Manager

AUSTIN, TX — K Friese + Associates (KFA), a Lochner company, announces that Shwetha Pandurangi, PE, CFM, has joined the firm as the Central Texas Water Practice Manager.

With more than two decades of experience in the project management and delivery of utility and infrastructure projects, Pandurangi will play …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Heisel as Used Equipment Sales Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the hiring of Matt Heisel as its new Used Equipment Sales Manager. In his new position, Heisel will manage KSM’s used equipment sales team and be responsible for growing the heavy equipment distributor’s used equipment business, which operates throughout the United …

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McCarthy's New Solar Projects in Texas Provide 100 New Registered Apprenticeships

PEARSALL, TX — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently began construction of new large-scale solar projects located in the Southwestern United States and are targeting Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) compliance. The projects, which are in varying stages of construction, are creating new solar construction jobs, which will include equipment operators and …

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Yanmar
Your local Yanmar dealer
CLM Equipment Co
Millar Joins Garver as Central Texas Construction Services Team Leader

SAN ANTONIO, TX — With the addition of Brent Millar, CCM, as Central Texas Construction Services Team Leader in San Antonio, Garver is further expanding its construction management and inspection services across Texas. In his role, Millar will provide expert CM&I services to a variety of clients across Texas. …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Promotes Two Central Texas Office Leaders

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) promotes two Central Texas leaders: Kayla Titus, promoted to Regional Manager, and Hayden Tuley to Project Executive. Titus and Tuley lead project operations for the company’s special projects division, based in College Station, Texas.

“Kayla and Hayden have paved …

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Q4 2023 Middle Market Business Index: RSM US Index Jumps to 132.9, Driven by Booming Real Economy

Reflecting the strong expansion and rising productivity in the American economy, the RSM US Middle Market Business Index (MMBI) increased to 132.9 in the fourth quarter, up from 129.6 in the previous period.

The index move, on top of 4.9 percent pace of growth in the third quarter, bolstered by …

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Robins & Morton Begins Work on $225M Permian Basin Behavioral Health Center

MIDLAND, TX — Construction firm Robins & Morton has begun work on the new Permian Basin Behavioral Health Center in Midland, Texas.

The 200-bed, $225 million facility, which will be built on a 54-acre site, will offer short- and long-term treatment for psychiatric patients of all ages. It will include …

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Saulsbury Announces Appointment of Matt Saulsbury as Chief Executive Officer

ODESSA, TX — Saulsbury Industries announces the appointment of Matt Saulsbury as Chief Executive Officer.

Saulsbury has been serving as President since his election by the Board of Directors in February 2023. He has been with Saulsbury for over 30 years and previously held the position of Vice President of …

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Gradall Co
Your local Gradall Industries dealer
WPI
Kirby Smith Machinery
ASCO Equipment
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Skanska Celebrates Groundbreaking at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Skanska, a construction and development firm, announces the groundbreaking of the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills project in San Antonio. Construction began in early 2023 and is expected to be completed the first quarter of 2025.  

This project consists of three phases. Phase …

Sundt Adds Gautreau and Mata as Engineers in El Paso

EL PASO, TX — Sundt Construction hires two engineers to support its efforts in El Paso, Texas.

Project Engineer Lucien Gautreau is assisting with procurement, scheduling, and project management at both the Eastwood Reservoir and Roberto R. Bustamante Wastewater Treatment Plant projects for El Paso Water. He brings 15 years …

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Texas Leads the World in Carbon-Sequestered Asphalt for Public Roads

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Texas has taken a significant leap forward in sustainable road construction, with San Antonio pioneering the world's first deployment of carbon-sequestered asphalt on public roads. This project, a collaboration between Modern Hydrogen, Austin-based Road Recyclers, and Bexar County’s Department of Public Works, is …

Texas Water Development Board Approves Financial Assistance Totaling $34,856,380 for Water and Wastewater Projects

HOUSTON, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approves financial assistance totaling $34,856,380 for water and wastewater projects.

$28,550,000 will go to the City of Liberty Hill (Williamson County) for a direct potable reuse project. The city will construct a new direct potable reuse water treatment plant that will …

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Turner Breaks Ground on $131M Project at the University of Texas at San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Turner Construction Company celebrated the groundbreaking of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Careers building, also known as San Pedro II. The groundbreaking took place in the heart of San Antonio’s Tech District and was a celebration that featured musical performances and …

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Astec
Your local Astec dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
TxDOT Announces Benavidez as San Antonio District Engineer

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces Charles Benavidez, PE has been selected as the San Antonio District Engineer. In his role as District Engineer, Benavidez will oversee the planning, designing, construction, operation, and maintenance of the state transportation system in 12 counties surrounding the greater …

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TxDOT Honored for Reducing Pedestrian Fatalities on Austin's I-35

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was recently honored with a 2023 National Roadway Safety Award for working with community leaders to address concerns about pedestrians crossing Interstate 35 in Austin, thereby, significantly reducing the number of fatalities.

TxDOT also was recognized for working with nonprofit and …

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TxDOT Transportation Improvements Helped Texas Commuters Save $3B in 2022

AUSTIN, TX — Commuters across Texas reaped time and cost savings valued at more than $3 billion in 2022, thanks to transportation improvements and pandemic-related trends that made their drives quicker than just a few years ago, according to a new report from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI).

The …

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United Airlines, Houston Airport System Invest More Than $2B in George Bush Intercontinental Airport Terminal B Transformation

HOUSTON, TX — United Airlines and the Houston Airport System (HAS) announce a landmark investment in United’s hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) with the Terminal B Transformation Program. United Airlines expects to invest more than $1.9 billion in the Terminal B Transformation Program and the City of Houston …

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VLK Architects Announces Valerius as New Principal

HOUSTON, TX — VLK Architects announces the addition of David Valerius as Principal in the Houston office. Valerius joins VLK with more than 30 years of architectural experience in the educational and commercial sectors.

Valerius received his Bachelor of Architecture at Texas Tech University. Throughout his career, Valerius has been …

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WSP Hires Howard and Sen as New Texas-Area Water Infrastructure Leads

HOUSTON, TX — WSP, a global consulting firm specializing in engineering and environmental services, announces Jonathan Howard as the Water Business Lead and Atri Sen as the Water Growth Leader and Client Account Manager. These two newly appointed key leaders will help drive the water infrastructure initiatives across Texas. …

$1.2B Austin Convention Center Redevelopment Project Awarded to Turner/JE Dunn Joint Venture

AUSTIN, TX — A joint venture team of Turner Construction Company and JE Dunn Construction was awarded a contract to lead a $1.2 billion redevelopment and expansion of the Austin Convention Center in Texas.

The project will involve demolishing and rebuilding the Convention Center over four years. The expansion and …

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Bobcat of Marion Celebrates Grand Opening of New Location

MARION, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas recently celebrated the grand opening of their new Bobcat of Marion branch.

Attendees at the grand opening were invited to tour the facility, check out the newest Bobcat equipment, and enjoy a …

Bosworth Steel Erectors Reaches 1 Million Manhours Without Incident

DALLAS, TX — Bosworth Steel Erectors, a steel construction and modification company, celebrates reaching 1 million manhours without a lost time incident. Approximately 250 ironworkers completed 1 million manhours in two years without a single lost time incident. Bosworth has been working together with the ironworkers to ensure that …

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Brown Named Regional President for Gilbane Building Company

CHICAGO, IL — Gilbane Building Company announces that Michael C. Brown, PE, has been named Regional President overseeing Gilbane’s growing Midwest and Texas regions. With nearly 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Brown began his career as a Project Superintendent and previously spent close to two decades …

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Burns & McDonnell Names Merriman Leader of Environmental Services Group for South Central Region

HOUSTON, TX — Burns & McDonnell, an engineering, architecture, and construction firm, selects Jake Merriman to lead its Environmental Services Group for the South Central Region. Merriman, who also leads the firm’s Central Texas office in Austin, succeeds Mark Knaack who was appointed to a national role as General …

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Construction Begins on Southern Gateway Park, Opening Slated for 2025

DALLAS, TX — The Southern Gateway Public Green Foundation officially kicked off construction of Southern Gateway Park, a bridge park spanning Interstate 35E in Southern Dallas, at a recent "groundmaking" celebration with more than 200 community and civic leaders, donors, and partners in attendance. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) …

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Goldman Sachs Breaks Ground on Dallas Campus at NorthEnd

DALLAS, TX — Goldman Sachs, along with Hunt Realty Investments and Hillwood Urban, recently broke ground on its Dallas Campus at NorthEnd. The 800,000-square-foot building will be composed of two wings, with the tallest being 14 floors. Located on three acres on the southeast corner of the broader NorthEnd …

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Halff Announces Historic Leadership Transition

RICHARDSON, TX — Halff, a multidiscipline professional engineering firm, announces the appointment of Jessica Baker Daily as its President/Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2024. Baker Daily currently serves as Chief People Officer on the firm’s leadership team. She succeeds retiring CEO Mark Edwards, who concludes his tenure …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Texarkana, Texas

TEXARKANA, TX — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Texarkana branch. The location on the Texas-Arkansas line makes it the company’s 24th rental location in the state of Texas, but it is the third branch to serve the Arkansas market, primarily in the southwestern area of …

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Stewart-Amos
Your local Stewart-Amos dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
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Historic $345M Approved for Pedestrian and Bicycle Projects Across Texas

AUSTIN, TX — New sidewalks, bikeways, and other types of infrastructure will help improve safety and enhance quality of life in Texas communities with approval by the Texas Transportation Commission of more than $345 million for projects across the state.

The funding will go toward 83 projects that will improve …

Jacobs Selected for Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Transit Program

DALLAS, TX — Jacobs has been selected as owner's advisor for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County's (METRO) Joint Development and Transit Oriented Development program in Houston, Texas. METRO selected Jacobs as part of a county-wide initiative to leverage its regional transit properties with private investment to increase ridership, …

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LAN's Cornett is Named New President of ASCE - Texas Section

FORT WORTH, TX — Kimberly K. Cornett, PE, CFM, F. ASCE, with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) has been installed as the new President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - Texas Section. As President, Cornett will continue the organization’s emphasis on growth and professional …

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Lawton Named South Central Texas Office Leader for HNTB

AUSTIN, TX — HNTB Corporation names Summer Lawton, PLA, ASLA, South Central Texas Office Leader and Vice President, overseeing offices in Austin, El Paso, Round Rock, and San Antonio. She succeeds former Office Leader Scott Haywood, who was appointed to HNTB Central Division President.

“As an accomplished leader …

Level Engineering & Architecture Opens a New Office in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Level Engineering & Architecture, a provider of civil and structural engineering, architecture, and design, announces the official opening of its new office in Austin, Texas. The Austin office provides engineering and architectural services to Austin and surrounding areas: Round Rock, Cedar Park, Pflugerville, Bastrop, Westlake, Buda, …

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ASV
Your local ASV dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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McCarthy Building Companies Celebrates Topping Out of Ismaili Center Project

HOUSTON, TX — The Ismaili Center, being built in Houston’s Buffalo Bayou watershed, recently honored Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and marked the topping out project milestone. Events included a ceremony where Turner and Prince Amyn Aga Khan, brother of His Highness the Aga Khan, signed the final beam to be …

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McCarthy Completes Port Houston Wharf 6 Project

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction on Port Houston - Bayport Wharf 6. The new 1,000-foot-long wharf allows for the latest generation of container cranes to unload shipping containers from neo-Panamax vessels. Construction on Wharf 6 began in May 2021 and was completed in an accelerated …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Names Dickinson Partner

DALLAS, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) names Chief Financial Officer Malynda Dickinson, CPA, CCIFP, as Partner.

“Malynda is a forward-thinking, compassionate, and proactive leader with a mission to prioritize our people,” said Charles R. Myers, President and CEO of MYCON. “Her strategic initiatives, new profit …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Promotes Pennington to Vice President of People Operations

DALLAS, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) promotes Ivy Pennington to Vice President of Operations.

“[Pennington's] steadfast leadership has been paramount in refining our processes and introducing initiatives focused on enriching career development, always with our extraordinary people — our MYCONIANs — at the forefront,” said Charles R. …

Page Acquires Texas Structural Firm, DB Structures

AUSTIN, TX — Page Southerland Page, a national multidisciplinary architecture and engineering firm, has acquired DB Structures, a structural engineering group based in Austin, Texas. This strategic addition bolsters Page's structural engineering services and reinforces its comprehensive architectural, engineering, and consulting services for national and international clients.

Page …

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NPK Construction Eq Inc
Your local NPK Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
WPI
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Perkins&Will Earns Five Awards from Dallas Architecture Forum for Significant Impact in North Texas

DALLAS, TX — Surveying the last quarter century of architectural work in Dallas-Fort Worth, the Dallas Architecture Forum recognized 25 projects for improving the area’s social and urban fabric. Of the 25 winners, Perkins&Will's Dallas studio designed three: the Baylor Scott & White Health Administrative Center, the Singing Hills …

Sabanci Renewables Selects Bechtel to Deliver its Oriana Solar Project

VICTORIA COUNTY, TX — Bechtel announces it has been selected by Sabanci Renewables, a subsidiary of Sabanci Holdings, to design and construct a new 232 MWdc solar project in Victoria County, Texas.

The new Oriana Solar facility is expected to produce enough clean energy to power more than 34,000 homes. …

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Skanska Celebrates Topping Out Milestone at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School in College Station, Texas

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Skanska, a construction and development firm, announces it has reached a significant milestone on Texas A&M University’s campus with the steel topping out of the new Mays Business School Wayne Roberts ’85 Building. To celebrate the topping out, teams signed the steel beam used to …

Skanska Constructs New STEM Building in San Marcos for $100M

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Skanska has signed a contract with Texas State University System to build a new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) building located on Texas State University’s San Marcos campus. The contract is worth $100 million.

The new building will be an eight-story, 155,900-square-foot structure to house …

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Steel Erectors, Crane Service Companies Take Top Place in 3D Lift Plan of the Year Competition

CHICAGO, IL — A1A Software LLC announces the winners of its Lift Plan of the Year contest, which include a structural steel erector based in Illinois, a crane and rigging service company in Pennsylvania, and Texas contractor offering both structural steel erection and crane services.

Steven Beemsterboer, a Project …

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Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
ASCO Equipment
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Sundt Awarded the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District Dam Project

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Sundt Construction was recently awarded the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District (WCID) Dam 101 Project in Williamson County, Texas. The $34 million project will be the largest undertaking since the original dams were built in the late 1950s and 1960s.

“The Upper Brushy …

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TCC Completes 521,600-Square-Foot Building at Weiser Business Park in Northwest Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Trammell Crow Company (TCC), a commercial real estate developer, and JV partner Clarion Partners, LLC have completed construction on the second phase of Weiser Business Park, located outside of Houston in Cypress, Texas. The JV delivered a single 521,600-square-foot Class A industrial facility, known as Building 4. …

Texans Approve Proposition 6 to Fund Critical Water Projects

AUSTIN, TX — Texas voters approved Proposition 6 on the recent constitutional amendments ballot to create the Texas Water Fund and authorize a $1 billion appropriation to upgrade Texas’ water infrastructure and fund new water supply projects. These funds, administered by the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), may be used …

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Texas Governor Names KAI President Chair of Texas Board of Architectural Examiners

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX — Texas Governor Greg Abbott has named KAI President Darren L. James, FAIA, NOMA as Chair of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, a multi-profession regulatory agency that oversees the examination, registration, and professional regulation of architects, interior designers, and landscape architects. Abbott originally appointed James to …

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The Aggregates and Critical Materials Industry Holds Seminar in Irving

IRVING, TX — The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA), a state trade association for the aggregate, concrete, cement, and associated industries, welcomed 124 attendees to its annual Environmental, Sustainability & Safety Seminar at The Westin Irving Las Colinas in Irving, Texas.

In addition to hearing from industry experts on …

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Sany Excavators
Your local SANY America dealer
Texas State Equipment
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TxDOT Atlanta District Pavement Project Wins Top Honor

ATLANTA, TX — A Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project covering several counties in northeast Texas recently won top honors at the Texas Asphalt Pavement Association's annual meeting in San Antonio.

TxDOT’s Atlanta District, along with the contractor, Missouri Petroleum of Bullard, Texas, won the Region Four Dr. Jon …

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TxDOT Celebrates Completion of Presidio International Bridge Project

PRESIDIO, TX — Presidio - International officials, community leaders, residents, and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) staff conducted a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the new Presidio International Bridge on the Presidio-Ojinaga border. The ceremony marks the culmination of the TxDOT bridge project that doubled capacity at the border facility.

“I’m …

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VLK Architects Joins Arlington ISD in the Glaspie Field Groundbreaking Event

ARLINGTON, TX — VLK Architects alongside Arlington ISD recently broke ground on the new Michael Glaspie Field Athletic Complex. This athletic facility will be the third competition field for the six high school district and is funded by the 2019 bond package.

“The Glaspie Field Athletic Complex will be the …

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Aboujeib Joins HDR as Health Principal in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Jason Aboujeib, AIA, ACHA, NCARB, LEED AP, joins HDR as Health Principal in the Dallas architecture studio. In this position, Aboujeib expands HDR’s health practice leadership in the area and will work closely with project teams to help health care systems achieve their visions. He has …

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Are Pay-if-Paid Clauses Really Enforceable?

Contingent payment clauses exist in many Texas construction contracts. In 2009, the Legislature passed a bill that has become Chapter 56 of the Texas Business Commerce Code. That bill settled a long-running debate about the enforceability of “Contingent Payment” clauses. The bill was crafted through a grueling eight-session mediated dialogue …

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Austin-Gilbane Celebrates 1 Million Safe Manhours

HOUSTON, TX — Over 300 people attended an event celebrating 1 million manhours without a lost time injury on the Mickey Leland International Terminal project at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Employees from Austin-Gilbane Joint Venture, Houston Airports, Fentress Architects, and all subcontractors shared a meal before participating …

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bp Begins Construction on New Texas Solar Project

HOUSTON, TX — bp has started construction on its 187 MWdc Peacock Solar project, located 10 miles north of Corpus Christi in San Patricio County, Texas, helping support the global transition to lower carbon energy.

Peacock will sell all of the electricity it generates under a long-term power purchase agreement …

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Burns & McDonnell Celebrates Growth and New Office Space in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Burns & McDonnell hosted a ribbon-cutting and open house to celebrate its past, present, and future in Texas and to showcase its new office space in Austin. The event included a best practices panel focused on electrification throughout the state hosted by Burns & McDonnell local professionals. …

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Burns & McDonnell Names Phillips Leader of Construction Group for South Central Region

HOUSTON, TX — Burns & McDonnell, an employee-owned engineering, architecture, and construction firm, promotes Bryan Phillips to lead its Construction Group for the South Central Region headquartered in Houston. Phillips succeeds Jeff Allen, who was appointed to lead direct-hire initiatives nationally.

“We are excited to have Bryan lead …

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Clear Lake Completes Phases 1-5 of Exploration Green

HOUSTON, TX — Clear Lake City Water Authority (CLCWA) has completed all five phases of Exploration Green, a massive 178-acre flood control project in southeast Houston. CLCWA and Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc., (LAN) celebrated the completion of this work with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the project grounds at …

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Sennebogen LLC
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WPI
ASCO Equipment
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Construction to Begin on Parkside, a 500,000-Square-Foot Office Tower in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Pacific Elm Properties and KDC announce plans to start construction on Parkside, a 500,000-square-foot Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed trophy office tower. The 30-story tower will be built on the corner of North Harwood Street and Woodall Rodgers Freeway, just steps away from Klyde Warren Park.

As the …

Driving to Keep Roads Safer for All

Getting a driver’s license is something most teens can’t wait for and means freedom, independence, and excitement. But getting behind the wheel of a vehicle and driving is a huge responsibility that involves not only paying attention to what you are doing, but also what everyone else is doing on …

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Fifty Houston Area Entrepreneurs Build Business Capacity Through Clark Construction’s Small Business Development Program

HOUSTON, TX — Clark Construction Group has expanded its Strategic Partnership Program (SPP) to the Greater Houston area. Originally launched in 2006, the eight-month program delivers executive development for small and diverse construction industry business leaders across the country. A diverse mix of more than 50 Houston area small business …

Garver Extends its Footprint into East Texas

TYLER, TX — Garver is expanding its footprint in Texas with the opening of an office in downtown Tyler. This expansion establishes a permanent presence for Garver in East Texas, continuing service to regional clients and showcasing the firm’s commitment to local communities.

“One of the key components to Garver’s …

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Highland Park Office Building Gets Multi-Million-Dollar Renovations

DALLAS, TX — A multi-million-dollar renovation has started at the fully leased 77,437-square-foot 5500 Preston Road office building in Highland Park. On tap for the project are exterior and site improvements, as well as interior renovations to the lobby, elevator interiors, restrooms, atrium, and common corridors.

“We are upgrading the …

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Historic Funding Approved for Texas Seaports

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Transportation Commission approves historic funding for Texas ports that will help increase trade, improve safety, and provide a more robust supply chain. The funding comes from a bill passed in this year’s 88th Legislative Session, signed by Gov. Greg Abbott.

The commission approved $200 million, …

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Houston Mayor and NASA Leadership Join Ribbon Cutting at New Intuitive Machines Facilities

HOUSTON, TX — Intuitive Machines, a space exploration, infrastructure, and service company, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its new headquarters and flame range test facility, which will further support its mission to the moon. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and NASA leadership attended the ceremony.

Burns & McDonnell, an …

JCB Announces Plans for a New Manufacturing Facility in San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, TX — JCB announces it is set to build a new factory in North America which will create 1,500 new jobs over the next five years. The construction of the 720,000-square-foot factory will begin early next year on a 400-acre site in San Antonio, Texas. The new facility …

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KAI Enterprises Hires Barlow as Vice President of 360 Construction Services

ATLANTA, GA — KAI Enterprises announces the hiring of Tracy Barlow, PMP, NICET-L2, as Vice President of its construction management division, 360 Construction Services (360 CS) at its Atlanta office.

With more than 37 years of industry experience, Barlow is a program director and management professional with a specific …

KDW Expands its Presence in Central Texas with Grand Opening of Austin Office

AUSTIN, TX — Kingham Dalton Wilson, Ltd. (KDW) is expanding its footprint in Central Texas. The opening of its new office in Austin represents a milestone in the strategic growth of the company, whose history dates back to 1895.

KDW’s expansion caters to the growing demand for construction services in …

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Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
WPI
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LAN's Duehr Accepts 2023 University Outstanding Alumni Award

PLATTEVILLE, WI — Austin Duehr, PE, ENV SP, is the 2023 University Outstanding Award recipient for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Duehr is a Dallas-based project manager for Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN), a planning, engineering, and program management firm.

Duehr graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with experience …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Begins Construction on Electronic-Grade Sulfuric Acid Plant in Plainview, Texas

PLAINVIEW, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON), in conjunction with Charlotte, North Carolina-based Marubeni Plant Contractor, Inc. (MPCI), has begun construction on an electronic-grade sulfuric acid (ELSA) manufacturing facility in Plainview, Texas. The chemical plant will supply electronic-grade sulfuric acid, a high-purity chemical used for cleaning and etching …

Project Estimator Montano Joins Ramtech Building Systems

MANSFIELD, TX — Design-build commercial modular construction firm Ramtech Building Systems of Mansfield, Texas, announces that the company has added to its development team by welcoming industry veteran Victor Montano to serve in the company's estimating department.

Montano brings to Ramtech a background in project estimating and in the managing …

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Skanska and City of San Antonio Open Civic Park at Hemisfair

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Skanska along with members of the Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg, landscape architecture firm GGN, and other city officials, held a ribbon cutting to mark the opening of Civic Park at Hemisfair. The seven-acre park in San Antonio’s downtown, which …

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Stantec Selected to Design New STEM Building for University of North Texas at Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Stantec has been selected to provide integrated design services for the new 122,000-square-foot Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) building at the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNTD). The groundbreaking ceremony recently took place.

The $79 million, four-story STEM building will house instructional spaces including general …

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Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Sundt Begins Work on Lake McQueeney, Lake Placid Dams

SEGUIN, TX — Sundt Construction has started work to update the Lake McQueeney and Placid dams for the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority. The $82 million project includes replacing the existing dam gates with new steel crest gates, making structural modifications to the existing spillway structure, upgrades to the mechanical system and …

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Sundt Welcomes Okruhlik as New Area Manager in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Sundt welcomes Darren Okruhlik as its new Area Manager in Austin, Texas. He will lead project pursuits and execution of work in the Austin area.

Okruhlik brings over 20 years of experience in the heavy highway/civil industry. He graduated with his degree in civil engineering from Texas …

SWG Awards Final Contract for Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project

GALVESTON, TX — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District (SWG) awards the fourth and final multimillion dollar contract for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CCSCIP).

Callan Marine will receive approximately $102.9 million to complete dredging on the final stretch of the project — the Inner …

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Swinerton Tops Out Bridge Labs at Pegasus Park

DALLAS, TX — Swinerton is working with Montgomery Street Partners, J. Small Investments, and an affiliate of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, to construct 135,000 square feet of new research and development lab space at Pegasus Park.

The next phase of the Pegasus Park master planned campus, known as Bridge …

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Trimble Joins HNTB as Project Director in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Mike Trimble joins HNTB as a Project Director in HNTB’s Austin office. Trimble brings more than 20 years of state and local government, public policy, and capital program management experience.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mike to our team. His demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with diverse …

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Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
TWDB Approves Over $61M in Financial Assistance for Water and Wastewater Projects, Authorizes $65M in Grants for Flood Mitigation Assistance

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approves financial assistance totaling $61,965,000 for water and wastewater projects and authorizes $65 million in Flood Mitigation Assistance grants.

Water and Wastewater Projects
  • Chatt Water Supply Corporation (Hill County) - $3 million for water system improvements
  • City of Menard (Menard County) …
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TxDOT Atlanta District Recipient of Safety Award

ATLANTA, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces the Atlanta District is the recipient of the 2023 Texas Bluebonnet Safety Award.

TxDOT Atlanta District Engineer Rebecca Wells and Safety Officer J.J. Singleton were presented the award by TxDOT Executive Director Marc Williams and Associated General Contractors of America …

TxDOT Project Making Major Improvements to Woodrow Road

LUBBOCK, TX — A project that will make major improvements to Woodrow Road (CR 7600), from US 87 to Indiana Avenue, in Lubbock County is scheduled to begin. The $38 million, Lubbock County project will completely rebuild the existing roadway from a two-lane rural roadway to a five-lane thoroughfare.

The …

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VLK Architects Joins PBTISD for Zavala Elementary School Ribbon Cutting

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District (PBTISD) for the ribbon cutting and community grand opening of Zavala Elementary School. The new campus is home to second through fifth grade students, consolidating the district into four operational campuses.

“VLK is honored to participate in the opening …

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Zhang Joins WSP as National Tolling Lead

DALLAS, TX — Ning Zhang has been named National Tolling Lead at WSP. In his new role as a Vice President with the firm, Zhang will be responsible for enhancing and reinforcing the firm’s growing range of toll industry services to new and existing clients.

“Ning brings a unique …

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Kleemann
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
54th Annual National Minority Contractors Conference Brings Speaker Panels, Networking, and Vendor Exposition to Texas

ARLINGTON, TX — The executive office of the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) — in partnership with the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter (NAMC-DFW) — announces the 54th Annual National Conference was recently held in Arlington, Texas, at Live! by Loews Hotel & Conference Center. This yearly conference took place over …

AECOM Selected as Lead Designer for the I-35 Northeast Expansion South Project in San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, TX — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces its appointment as lead designer for the Lone Star Constructors joint venture, which has been selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to manage the design, delivery, and maintenance of the I-35 Northeast Expansion (NEX) South Project in …

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Best Block Donates Materials to TSTC’s Building Construction Technology Program

HARLINGEN, TX — At Texas State Technical College, students can train with industry-standard equipment and materials to prepare for competition at the SkillsUSA Texas Postsecondary Leadership and Skills Conference and, ultimately, the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Recently Best Block, a Quikrete company, donated three concrete masonry units …

Black & Veatch Expands Construction Presence in Texas with New Office, Recruitment Plans

HOUSTON, TX — Black & Veatch announces the opening of a new recruitment office in Deer Park, Texas (Houston). The office will serve to accelerate the company’s goal to add more than 800 new craft positions in Texas within the next nine months.

Black & Veatch’s increased footprint in the …

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Cadence McShane Construction Completes Scottsdale Crossing Building E & F in Cedar Park, Texas

CEDAR PARK, TX — Cadence McShane Construction announces the completion of Scottsdale Crossing E & F, a project comprising two industrial buildings totaling approximately 45,000 square feet in Cedar Park, Texas. The project was developed by TIG Real Estate Service, Inc. and designed by Studio 8 Architects Inc.

Featuring a …

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Christenson Joins Garver as Texas Wastewater Treatment Business Development Leader in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Garver announces the addition of Dylan Christenson, Ph.D., P.E., to its team as the Texas Wastewater Treatment Business Development Leader. Christenson brings with him extensive experience in wastewater process modeling, and treatment plant and process design optimization.

"Dylan's vast experience in water resource recovery facilities and …

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Compact Construction Equipment Opens Bobcat Location in Marion

MARION, TX — Compact Construction Equipment LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas recently opened the doors of their 16th authorized dealership operating as Bobcat of Marion in Marion, Texas.

The new location between Seguin and San Antonio offers customers dedicated equipment sales and …

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Ferrovial Continues Improving United States Highways, Awarded Eight Construction Contracts in Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Ferrovial announces, through subsidiary Webber, it was awarded eight construction projects in Texas. Work includes the reconstruction of bridges, widening of roadways, and safety improvements for the surrounding communities. Ferrovial, through its construction subsidiaries, is now working on projects across ten states, strengthening its growing presence …

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Gagnier to Lead Health, Safety, Environment and Quality at WSP in the U.S.

MADISON, WI — Jennifer Gagnier joins WSP, an engineering, environment, and professional services consultancy, as Senior Vice President of Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality (HSEQ) for the U.S.

In her new executive leadership role, Gagnier is accountable for the strategic direction, development, and management of all HSEQ frameworks, metrics, …

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Goose Creek Independent School District Unveils Fine Arts Building

BAYTOWN, TX — Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District (GCCISD) recently celebrated the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of its Lee High School Fine Arts building. The ribbon-cutting ceremony, attended by community leaders and educators, marked the culmination of years of dedication and planning.

Planning, engineering, and program management firm, …

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Harris County Flood Control District Partners with LAN for Two Major Sediment Removal Projects

HOUSTON, TX — The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) has partnered with planning, engineering, and program management firm, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN) for two major sediment removal projects in the Greens Bayou and Cypress Creek/Little Cypress Creek watersheds.

These projects will restore critical bayou capacity to reduce …

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Hasbrook Named 2023 Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX — The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) announces William G. “Bill” Hasbrook, Jr., MEMS, TCFM, FDBIA, as the recipient of the 2023 Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award. With more than 40 years of service to the understanding, advancement, and effective use of design-build, Hasbrook has left a …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Cleburne, Texas

CLEBURNE, TX — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Cleburne branch, its 23rd rental location in the state of Texas and the sixth in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. Since the beginning of the second quarter of this year, H&E has opened seven new branches across …

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HNTB Collaborates with TxDOT to Successfully Deliver Northaven Trail Pedestrian Bridge Overnight

DALLAS, TX — HNTB, in collaboration with the Texas Department of Transportation, successfully completed the accelerated bridge construction phase of the Northaven Trail Pedestrian Bridge.

“By designing the bridge to accommodate ABC delivery, we achieved the dual objective of delivering a truly unique bridge while aligning with TxDOT’s …

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HNTB’s Haywood Appointed to Mobility and Infrastructure Leadership Group

AUSTIN, TX — HNTB’s Scott Haywood, Central Division President, has been appointed by City of Austin Mayor Kirk Watson and Travis County Judge Andy Brown to a newly formed Mobility and Infrastructure Leadership Group. In partnership with Workforce Solutions Capital Area, Austin Transit Partnership, and CapMetro, the city …

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Hamm
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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I-35 Capital Express Central Project Receives Environmental Decision

AUSTIN, TX — A major transformation of I-35 through downtown Austin moves a step closer to construction with the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision. The Texas Department of Transportation announces the completion of the National Environmental Policy Act process for environmental clearance.
The I-35 …

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Jacobs to Manage Austin Independent School District Modernization Program

AUSTIN, TX — Jacobs was selected by Austin Independent School District (ISD) in Austin, Texas, to provide program management services in support of the district's capital improvement program. The program will implement more than $2.4 billion in capital works for Austin ISD facilities, including modernization of 25 schools through full …

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KAI Promotes Broughton to Vice President

DALLAS, TX — KAI announces the promotion of Derwin Broughton, AIA, NOMA, NCARB, WELL AP to Vice President.

Broughton is a Vice President and Principal for KAI, where he is accountable for business development and client relations for each of the firm’s business units: Design, Engineering, Build, and 360 Construction …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Ashlock to Abilene Sales & Operations Manager

ABILENE, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Justin Ashlock as its new Sales and Operations Manager in Abilene, Texas. His responsibilities will include overseeing Abilene’s sales team, building and growing customer relationships, and supporting the rental, parts, and service departments for the branch. Ashlock had previously served as a …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Cole to Executive Vice President, Sales

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotion of Gavin Cole to Executive Vice President, Sales. Cole will now lead KSM’s commercial efforts across all segments of the business. He had previously served as Vice President of Sales, where he supported the sales efforts of Komatsu construction …

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Volvo CE
Your local Volvo Construction Equipment dealer
Sierra Machinery
Romco Equipment Co
ASCO Equipment
KOBELCO Appoints Houston Heavy Machinery as Exclusive Excavator Dealership for Southeast Texas

KATY, TX — KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a crawler excavator and crawler crane manufacturer, announces Houston Heavy Machinery (HHM) as the official KOBELCO excavator dealer for Southeast Texas. HHM started in 2012 and provides sales, service, and rental expertise to their customer base.

KOBELCO seeks to partner with dealers …

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Kopplow Construction Industrial Projects Mirror National Trend for Warehouse Demand

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Kopplow Construction Company, Inc., a commercial construction company in San Antonio, is experiencing significant demand for industrial warehouses and distribution centers in the local market. This trend is consistent with a national surge in warehouse and distribution center construction, largely driven by the rise of …

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Kort Joins Braun Intertec as Vice President of Service Delivery

AUSTIN, TX — Braun Intertec announces the addition of Denton Kort, PE to its leadership team as Vice President of Service Delivery and Texas Engineering and Testing. Kort brings more than 25 years of engineering experience to the 100% employee-owned geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and testing firm.

“I am excited …

LAN to Perform Statewide Arc Flash Study

HOUSTON, TX — Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam, Inc. (LAN) has been selected to perform a comprehensive Statewide Arc Flash Study (SAFS) of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) facilities. LAN has previously performed a comprehensive Arc Flash Study Program for more than 2,700 TxDOT facilities located in 250 of the …

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LPA Adds Hoenig to Lead Texas Structural Engineering Team

DALLAS, TX — LPA Design Studios has expanded its Texas leadership team with the addition of John Hoenig as Managing Director of Structural Engineering. Based in Dallas, Hoenig will lead LPA’s structural engineering efforts throughout Texas, working within LPA’s integrated design practice. Hoenig brings more than two decades of structural …

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Sakai America Inc
Your local Sakai America Inc dealer
NED - Texas
Main Lane Industries Merges with NBG Constructors, Inc. to Expand Bridge and Storm Water Expertise

HOUSTON, TX — mc2 civil inc’s subsidiary Main Lane Industries Ltd., a Houston-based civil construction and maintenance company, merges with NBG Constructors, Inc., a specialty bridge and stormwater contractor headquartered in Houston, Texas.

NBG Constructors includes a team of more than 120 employees. NBG clients served include …

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McCarthy Holdings, Inc. Hosts Craft Appreciation Week on Jobsites in Texas and Across the Country

DALLAS, TX — McCarthy Holdings, Inc., a construction company and self-performing builder, recently dedicated a week to celebrating the firm’s craft professional workforce. McCarthy hosted events on jobsites in Texas and across the country to recognize the builder’s more than 4,000 craft professionals while spotlighting the importance of construction …

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McCownGordon Adds Walker as Business Development Manager

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX — Travis Walker joins McCownGordon, a construction management firm, as a Business Development Manager in its DFW office. He joins the firm after 10 years of professional experience in the DFW area, specifically in the public sector.

“It’s great to add another talented business development professional …

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Messerli Named Texas Transportation Leader at WSP

AUSTIN, TX — Stephanie Messerli has been named Texas Transportation Leader and a Senior Vice President at WSP USA, an engineering, environment, and professional services consultancy. As the Transportation Leader for Texas, she will be responsible for managing operations, overseeing project delivery, and growing and diversifying the firm’s multi-disciplinary transportation …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Promotes Dubec to Senior Vice President

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) promotes Rick Dubec, Partner and Vice President, to Senior Vice President. As Senior Vice President, Dubec is responsible for leading the continued growth of MYCON’s Central Texas and Arizona offices, as well as the firm’s special projects and distribution …

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Liebherr Construction Eq
Your local Liebherr Construction Eq dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
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Pobiner Joins NELSON Worldwide as Regional Practice Leader, Mixed-Use

DALLAS, TX — Joseph Pobiner joins NELSON as Regional Practice Leader, Mixed-Use. Pobiner will work closely with national leadership to expand the firm’s Mixed-Use practice with a focus on the Texas and Southwest markets. Additionally, Pobiner will serve as a firmwide planning and urban design resource.

Throughout his career, Pobiner …

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Raha Named HNTB’s Government Relations Officer

DALLAS, TX — Frank Raha has been named HNTB’s Government Relations Officer and Vice President. In his new role, Raha will lead the development and execution of the firm’s national government relations strategies, as well as foster continuous relationships with clients’ organizations and elected officials at the federal, state, …

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Redevelopment Project in San Antonio to Combine Creative Office Space, Sustainability, and Government Incentives

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The Allen, situated in the Monte Vista Historic District at the corner of Ashby and McCullough Avenue, is breathing new life into the former Allen's Flowers & Antiques building, located less than a mile from the Pearl Brewery. This project, led by Headwall Investments, LLC, …

Saulsbury Announces Finger as Vice President of Human Resources, Chismar as Chief Business Development Officer

ODESSA, TX — Saulsbury Industries names Wayne Finger as Vice President of Human Resources. Finger is an experienced HR professional with an background in all aspects of the function and will be responsible for developing and overseeing HR strategies and initiatives.

Finger has over 35 years of experience in the …

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Terex Equipment Services Names its Top Technician in Nationwide Competition

BURLESON, TX — After a summer of regional competitions, Terex Equipment Services announces the champion of its national technician competition. First place winner Jorge Rocha, from the Terex Service Center in Burleson, Texas, said that being open minded and ready to learn new things is essential to a successful …

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Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
Nueces Power Equipment
Texas Water Development Board Approves Financial Assistance Totaling $38.6M for Water and Wastewater Projects

HARLINGEN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approves financial assistance totaling $38,625,000 for water and wastewater projects.

  • $10,000,000 will go to the Harlingen Waterworks System on behalf of the City of Harlingen (Cameron County). The system will use the assistance to finance the planning, acquisition, and design of …

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VLK Architects Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Austin Elementary School with Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD

PECOS, TX — Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District (PBTISD) and VLK Architects recently celebrated the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and community grand opening for the new Austin Elementary School. The campus is home to pre-kindergarten through first grade students.

“VLK is grateful for the partnership we have established with both Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD …

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VLK Architects, Waxahachie ISD Break Ground on the New Wilemon STEAM Academy

WAXAHACHIE, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Waxahachie ISD for the groundbreaking of the new Wilemon STEAM Academy.

“The construction of a new home for the incredibly successful Wilemon STEAM Academy is an exciting step in the continued growth of Waxahachie ISD,” said Jonathan Aldis, Principal at VLK Architects. …

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Wallace Joins Garver’s Texas Transportation Leadership Team as Senior Project Director

AUSTIN, TX — In his 37 years in the transportation industry, Scott Wallace has led design, construction, contracting, the repair of bridges and transportation structures, as well as full highway and bridge projects. His career contains project highlights that include acting as the Manager of Projects for the client relationship …

Zimmerman and Rutabana Selected for 2023 ACEC Texas Leadership Academy

FRISCO, TX — Garver's Texas Construction Services Director of Operations Dakota Zimmerman, PE, and Aviation Project Manager Ken Rutabana, PE, have been selected to be part of the 2023 ACEC Texas Leadership Academy. They join a cohort of 35 of their peers who will develop leadership skills, …

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Atlas Copco Compressors Inc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Romco Equipment Co
Balfour Beatty Awarded Business U.S. Highway 90U Improvement Project in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract to widen Business U.S. Highway (BU) 90U from Interstate Highway 610 (I-610) to the east of Mesa Road on behalf of Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Houston District. Once complete, the approximately $62.5 million improvement project will ease traffic …

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $8.8M in Grants to Accelerate Innovation in Highway Projects as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announces $8.8 million in grants for 10 projects in eight states and the District of Columbia to encourage the use of tools that can improve safety on bridges and in work zones. The grants, which can …

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Burns & McDonnell Expands Program Management for Energy Providers in South Central Region

HOUSTON, TX — Burns & McDonnell announces the appointment of Noe Saenz to Leader of its program management group in Houston. The promotion will empower Burns & McDonnell to expand its program management offerings to energy providers throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.

Saenz has an understanding of complex programs and …

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Burns & McDonnell Names McOmber Leader of Transmission & Distribution Group for South Central Region

HOUSTON, TX — Burns & McDonnell selects Woody McOmber to lead its Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Group for the South Central Region headquartered in Houston, Texas. McOmber succeeds Allen Xi, who was recently appointed General Manager for the region.

“We are excited to have Woody lead our region’s Transmission …

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Ferrovial Reaches Financial Close on $400M Highway Extension Project in Texas

DALLAS, TX — Ferrovial, a global infrastructure operator, through the NTE Mobility Partners consortium led by subsidiary Cintra, has reached financial close on the North Tarrant Express (NTE) toll road in Texas.

Within the transaction framework, the consortium issued $414.2 million using private activity bonds (PABs). The funds …

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Finn
Your local Finn Corporation dealer
Romco Equipment Co
Fluor-Led Joint Venture Selected for I-35 NEX South Project in San Antonio

IRVING, TX — Fluor Corporation announces that Lone Star Constructors, a Fluor-led joint venture, was selected as the design, construction, and capital maintenance contractor for the Interstate 35 (I-35) Northeast Expansion (NEX) South Project in San Antonio, Texas, by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Fluor expects to recognize …

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Ford Joins LAN as Program Manager for K-12

HOUSTON, TX — Eric Ford joins planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as Program Manager for K-12 where he will be responsible for the management of planning, design, and construction administration services for LAN's most critical bond programs.

Ford joins LAN with nearly 20 …

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F S Group is Named the Architect of Record for the City of Houston's Northeast Water Purification Plant and Campus

HOUSTON, TX — F S Group is the architect of record for the largest progressive design-build project currently under construction in the United States. The City of Houston Northeast Water Purification Plant and Campus (NEWPP) is a $1.8 billion progressive design-build project which will expand the existing Northeast Water Purification …

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Green Infrastructure Funding Represents Upcoming Projects Currently in Design Phases Throughout the U.S.

A significant amount of funding is now available for green infrastructure projects. These types of projects promote environmentally friendly solutions to current problems, and the funding supports rain gardens, stormwater parks, permeable pavement, subsurface detention systems, tree planting, solar installations, and electrified school buses. Primarily, the projects are designed for …

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Hester Joins LAN as Senior Advisor for Transportation Business Group

HOUSTON, TX — Craig Hester, P.E., joins planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as Executive Advisor for the Transportation Business Group.

Hester has more than 40 years of experience in company organizational leadership, preliminary engineering, and final design of multi-faceted transportation projects in …

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SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Tejas
SITECH Rocky Mountain
SITECH SE Texas
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Hillwood Announces Two New Speculative Industrial Projects at AllianceTexas

FORT WORTH, TX — Hillwood, developer of the 27,000-acre master-planned, mixed-use AllianceTexas development, announces the launch of two new speculative industrial buildings, Alliance Center East 2 (ACE 2) and Alliance Center East 3 (ACE 3). ACE 2 and ACE 3 are each 224,616 square feet, bringing nearly half a …

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HKS Wins 2023 AIA Healthcare Design Award for Moody Outpatient Center at Parkland Hospital in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Global design firm HKS has won a 2023 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Healthcare Design Award for the Moody Outpatient Center at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

The annual award honors the “best of health care building design, health care planning, and health care design-oriented research,” according …

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HNTB Announces Haywood as Central Division President and Senior Vice President

AUSTIN, TX — Responding to ongoing growth and a robust U.S. transportation market, HNTB Corporation announces Scott Haywood as Central Division President and Senior Vice President.

“Under the leadership of Scott, ... HNTB will further strengthen partnerships with clients and communities in the Central ... Division," said Rob Slimp, PE …

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HOK Announces Appointment of Sustainability Expert Van Hyfte in Austin Office

AUSTIN, TX — Architect Michele L. Van Hyfte, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, known for her expertise in sustainable and resilient design, joins HOK as the Regional Sustainability Leader for Texas and a firmwide leader in resiliency.

With over 25 years of professional experience, Van Hyfte brings a combination of …

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Holler Joins HNTB as Project Director in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Jon Holler joins HNTB as a Project Director in HNTB’s Houston office. With more than 25 years of industry experience, Holler brings significant leadership experience and an expertise in transit maintenance facility design.

“We are excited to welcome Jon to our team,” said Mike Voinis, PE, …

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JaRyCo Breaks Ground on Corporate Office Project at The Farm in Allen

ALLEN, TX — JaRyCo, an Allen-based developer, recently broke ground on FarmWorks One, a 102,000-square-foot, three-story office building at The Farm in Allen, a 135-acre mixed-use project at the southeast corner of Sam Rayburn Tollway and Alma Drive. The office building is planned for completion in July 2024.

The …

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KAI Enterprises Announces Zamora as Senior Marketing Coordinator in Dallas-Fort Worth

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX — KAI Enterprises announces the hiring of Miguel Zamora III as Senior Marketing Coordinator at its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, office.

Zamora will oversee company events, promotional materials, awards, content marketing, proposal submissions, and more in KAI’s Dallas-Fort Worth office. His areas of expertise include interpersonal communication, consumer …

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K Friese + Associates Appoints Reavey as Senior Vice President

AUSTIN, TX — K Friese + Associates (KFA), a Lochner company, announces the newest member of its expanding team in Texas, Heather Reavey, PE. Bringing more than 30 years of experience, Reavey has expertise in cultivating client relationships, driving business development, and executing major infrastructure projects and programs, which …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Announces Regional Leadership Structure for Product Support Sales and Parts Teams

AMARILLO, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotions of Nick Crossley and Cody Christopher as Regional Product Support Sales Managers for the heavy equipment distributor. The promotions occurred earlier this year ahead of the transition of David Kellerstrass to Vice President of Product Support, who previously was responsible …

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Martinez Joins HNTB as Project Manager in El Paso

EL PASO, TX — Jorge Martinez, PE, PTOE, CNU-A, joins HNTB Corporation as a Senior Project Manager in HNTB’s El Paso office. With his experience and expertise in managing complex projects, Martinez brings a wealth of knowledge to further strengthen HNTB.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jorge to the …

MBCO Engineering + Surveying Unveils Refreshed Brand Identity

HOUSTON, TX — MBCO Engineering + Surveying (MBCO) reveals a refreshed brand that solidifies its identity and showcases the company's growth and momentum. As a woman-owned engineering and surveying firm in the Texas gulf coast region, MBCO has made it their mission to break barriers, take risks, and create success …

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McCarthy Completes Pile Drive on Port of Beaumont Main Street Terminal

BEAUMONT, TX — McCarthy Building Companies has achieved a major milestone on the Port of Beaumont’s Main Street Terminal 1 project, driving the last concrete pile after a year-long process. The milestone was commemorated with an event attended by officials from the Port of Beaumont, McCarthy employees, and trade partners. …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Promotes Meuth to Vice President

DALLAS, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) promotes Jason Meuth, CRRP to Vice President. He has held the role of Project Director with heavy involvement in MYCON’s retail projects. As Vice President, Meuth will put an emphasis on his focus of the retail market, find new opportunities, and …

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MYCON Welcomes McDonnell as Vice President of Operations

DALLAS, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) welcomes Bill McDonnell as Vice President of Operations. In this role, McDonnell will oversee efforts to improve operational performance by fostering personnel development, enhancing training, and mentoring programs, streamlining operations from office to field, and maximizing efficiencies, quality, and safety.

“Bill …

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Page Formalizes Presence in San Antonio with Office, Managing Director

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Page Southerland Page, Inc. (Page), a multidisciplinary architectural and engineering firm, is formalizing its long-standing presence in San Antonio, Texas. With a history of working on significant projects in San Antonio and the surrounding region, Page is establishing a presence to serve its clients and the …

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Bell Trucks
Your local Bell Trucks dealer
NED - Texas
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ROMCO Equipment Co. and its Parent Company, SMT, Acquire Sierra Machinery

EL PASO, TX — ROMCO Equipment Co., a division of SMT, is expanding its footprint in the Southwest with the acquisition of Sierra Machinery. The closing of the sale represents the transfer of ownership of Sierra Machinery Inc., and its two locations in El Paso, Texas, and …

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Skanska Promotes Reeves to North Texas Vice President/Account Manager

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX — Skanska announces the promotion of Todd Reeves to Vice President – Account Manager in North Texas. As a leader in North Texas construction, Reeves is instrumental in the development of some of DFW’s most innovative projects that will support the area’s exponential growth.

Reeves began his …

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Skanska's San Antonio Office Hosts Bring Your Child to the Job Site Day

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The Skanska San Antonio team recently paused work to host a family day at Hemisfair’s Civic Park, a placemaking project downtown. The children of Skanska employees enjoyed a jam-packed morning on the job. Starting the event, the children received their own backpack filled with a personalized …

Sundt Foundation Awards $13,000 to El Paso Nonprofits

EL PASO, TX — The Sundt Foundation recently awarded $13,000 in grants to three El Paso-area charities.

“Our Sundt Foundation members in El Paso are committed to supporting adults and families in need in our community,” said Joseph Riccillo, Sundt Foundation Vice President and El Paso Regional Board Member. …

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Sundt Promotes Bradford to Senior Vice President and District Manager

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction promotes longtime employee-owner Stephen Bradford to the role of Senior Vice President and District Manager overseeing municipal water and wastewater projects in Texas.

“Steve’s experience in the field and his years in the office as a leader of our preconstruction team has given him a …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment
Your local Hyundai Construction Equipment USA dealer
NED - Texas
Nueces Power Equipment
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Texas Governor, TxDOT Announce Record $142B Transportation Investment

AUSTIN, TX — Governor Greg Abbott announces a record $142 billion in total investment for Texas' transportation infrastructure. The record investment includes the unanimous adoption of the $100 billion 10-year statewide roadway construction plan with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for transportation projects to enhance safety, improve congestion and …

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TRF Camp Build Provides Experience to Local Middle School Students

AUSTIN, TX — The Rosendin Foundation (TRF) announces the launch of TRF Camp Build in the Austin region. TRF Camp Build aims to inspire and educate students by providing hands-on building experiences using professional power tools to introduce them to the world of construction.

During the week of the camp, …

TWDB Approves Financial Assistance Totaling Nearly $1.6B for Water, Wastewater, and Flood Projects

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approves financial assistance totaling $1,593,374,996 for water, wastewater, and flood projects through the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT), the Flood Infrastructure Fund, and state revolving funds.

  • $98,055,000 to the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (Travis and Williamson counties) for …

TxDOT Selects Woolpert for Three Separate Transportation, Water Contracts

HOUSTON, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) hires Woolpert for three separate engineering contracts to support its Houston and Dallas districts. Woolpert will provide planning for highways, roadways, and bridge replacements, as well as hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) services for key roadway projects.

The first two contracts, each …

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Ware Malcomb Announces Construction is Complete on DECISIO Health's Corporate Headquarters in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Ware Malcomb announces that construction is complete on DECISIO Health in Houston. Ware Malcomb provided interior architecture and design and branding services for the 15,000-square-foot interior office renovation.

DECISIO Health is a Houston-based digital health company with a configurable clinical decision support platform designed to aggregate data …

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Yanmar
Your local Yanmar dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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Adolfson & Peterson Completes Two Reunion Rehab Hospitals in DFW Metroplex

PLANO and ARLINGTON, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm, and Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals, a system of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, recently completed two hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Both hospitals, one in Plano and the other in Arlington, were developed with support from America …

AED Announces Stoltz as New Senior Regional Manager

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) announces the addition of Nichole Stoltz as Senior Regional Manager. Stoltz is replacing Jonathan Porter, who has been promoted to Manager of Government Affairs and is now joining the AED government affairs team headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Stoltz is a graduate of …

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AP Construction and Acadia Healthcare Complete El Paso Behavioral Hospital Expansion

EL PASO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, and Acadia Healthcare Company Inc., a provider of behavioral health care services across the U.S., recently completed a new addition to Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital in El Paso, Texas.

The 52,000-square-foot addition …

Bechtel’s Cutlass Solar Project Receives Digital Delivery Award

FORT BEND, TX — Bechtel announces that its Cutlass Solar project, the new 140 MwDC solar energy facility in Fort Bend, Texas, has been recognized for its innovative use of digital tools to deliver engineering, procurement, construction, and project management.

Bechtel was awarded the Special Achievement in GIS recognition for …

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Bobcat of Temple Celebrates Grand Opening of New Location

TEMPLE, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas, recently celebrated the Grand Opening of their new Bobcat of Temple branch.

Attendees at the grand opening were invited to tour the facility, check out the newest Bobcat equipment, and enjoy …

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Gradall Co
Your local Gradall Industries dealer
WPI
Kirby Smith Machinery
ASCO Equipment
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Brasfield & Gorrie Tops Out Texas Data Center Project

DALLAS, TX — Brasfield & Gorrie and Compass Datacenters recently celebrated the topping out of Building Three on Compass’ Red Oak data center campus. The topping out milestone marks a structure reaching its full height. The project is scheduled for completion in early 2024.

“In an increasingly digital world, it’s …

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Burns & McDonnell Names Xi General Manager of the Southcentral Region

HOUSTON, TX — Allen Xi, Senior Vice President, has been promoted to General Manager for Burns & McDonnell in Houston, Texas. In this role, Xi will lead a workforce of more than 800 professionals in the Southcentral region, who provide engineering, procurement, construction, and consulting services to clients in …

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Collin College Holds Dedication Ceremony for New McCarthy Construction Safety Lab

ALLEN, TX — Collin College recently held a dedication ceremony for its new construction safety lab, sponsored by McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. McCarthy is announcing its five-year sponsorship of the safety lab at Collin College’s Technical Campus in Allen, Texas. The safety lab will offer hands-on educational opportunities to students …

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Construction Opportunities Abound for Health Care Facilities Throughout the US

Billions of dollars are available throughout the country for new health care facilities, and many of them will be designed to provide mental health services. The needs related to behavioral health are great in America, and the growing number of individuals waiting for services and support is escalating at alarming …

Crushing Equipment Solutions Combines Forces with Bayne Mineral Systems

PARADISE, TX — Crushing Equipment Solutions (CES) of Paradise, Texas, expands its coverage in Texas and Oklahoma through the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Bayne Mineral Systems headquartered out of Plano, Texas. Bayne Mineral Systems was founded by Dudley Bayne and has been serving the needs of the …

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Astec
Your local Astec dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
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DART Board Chair Wong Krause Named APTA Vice Chair

DALLAS, TX — Michele Wong Krause, Chair of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors, was unanimously approved by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Board of Directors to fill the role of APTA Vice Chair at a recent meeting at the Rail Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. …

Dunaway's Growth Continues with the Acquisition of BEC Engineers and Consultants

HOUSTON, TX — The Houston-based civil and structural engineering firm, BEC Engineers and Consultants, has been acquired by Dunaway. Through the acquisition, Dunaway has officially opened its Houston office. The firm has tapped Principal and Chief Revenue Officer Ross Eubanks, PE, SE to lead the office, and Development …

Fort Worth Mayor Announces $20M Grant for East Lancaster Avenue Corridor Reconstruction

FORT WORTH, TX — The Biden-Harris Administration announces that the City of Fort Worth’s Transportation & Public Works Department, (TPW) in partnership with Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), will receive a federal grant for $20 million toward the reconstruction of …

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Garver-Led Dallas Love Field Lighting Project Honored with ACEC National Recognition Award

DALLAS, TX — When Garver partnered with Dallas Love Field to upgrade a lighting system at one of the airport’s terminals, the work helped solve issues related to glare, insufficient light levels, and high maintenance costs. The Garver-led DAL Exterior Lighting Project was recently presented with one of the industry’s …

Granite Selected for Approximately $48M Flood Control Project in Wharton, Texas

WHARTON, TX — Granite has been awarded an approximately $48 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to mitigate flood risk and damage in Wharton, Texas.

The city of Wharton has significant existing and historical flooding issues from the Colorado River, Caney Creek, Baughman Slough, and Peach …

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Harris County Department of Education Celebrates New Adult Education Center

HOUSTON, TX — The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) recently celebrated the completion of their new Adult Education Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

HCDE selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as the program manager for projects in its capital improvement plan in 2021. As program manager, LAN is …

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HFA Architecture + Engineering's West Receives ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award

FORT WORTH, TX — The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) announces Scott West, Commissioning + Energy Team Lead for HFA Architecture & Engineering, as the recipient of a Distinguished Service Award.

The Fort Worth-based mechanical engineer received the award at the society's 2023 annual …

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H+M Industrial EPC Celebrates 35 Years as an EPC Provider for the Energy and Chemicals Industries

PASADENA, TX — H+M Industrial EPC, a provider of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the industrial sector, is celebrating its 35th anniversary. Since its founding in 1988, H+M Industrial EPC has been a partner for companies across the energy and chemicals industries, including oil and gas, petrochemical, …

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Hyundai Launches Dedicated Compact Equipment Sales and Support Team in North America

AUSTIN, TX — Following the introduction of skid steer and compact track loaders, along with updates across its compact excavator lineup earlier this year at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America announces the formation of a new team dedicated to Hyundai compact equipment sales and support.

Hyundai has hired …

Interchange to be Constructed at Panola Co. Intersection

ATLANTA, TX — An overpass at the intersection of US 59 and FM 1794 is scheduled to be constructed soon, according to plans awarded by the Texas Department of Transportation.

“This interchange will be a grade separation, meaning an overpass will take traffic on US 59 up and over …

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KAI Hires Talbot as Senior Project Manager at Dallas-Fort Worth Office

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX — KAI announces the hiring of Mark Talbot, AIA, LEED AP, as Senior Project Manager at its Dallas-Fort Worth office.

As a Senior Project Manager, Talbot acts as the primary point of contact and liaison between the client and design team. He is responsible for the …

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Kardokus Joins Burns & McDonnell to Lead Construction in Dallas-Fort Worth

DALLAS, TX — Michael Kardokus joins Burns & McDonnell as Leader for the firm’s Construction Group in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Within his 17-year career, Kardokus has acquired extensive experience across various project types, including semiconductors, data centers, health care facilities, central plants, food processing plants, industrial manufacturing, and transportation. …

Kinley Construction Named a 2023 National Top Workplace

ARLINGTON, TX — Kinley Construction, a six-generation, family-owned firm established in 1895, was named a 2023 Top Workplace in the U.S. in this year's Construction Category. Top Workplaces recognized Kinley Construction's positive and progressive work culture and its pivotal role in elevating the company's contribution to the construction industry …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Phillips to General Manager, Pipeline Group

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Kris Phillips as its new General Manager, Pipeline Group. He will lead KSM’s efforts to fully support the equipment needs of pipeline contractors operating in the mainline, regional, and local pipeline construction industries. Phillips previously served KSM as a Major Account …

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LAN's Kirby to Chair Committees for AWWA

HOUSTON, TX — Senior Associate Christine Kirby, PE, ENV SP, with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN), has been chosen to lead two committees for the American Water Works Association (AWWA). Kirby is the new Chairperson for the Committee on Protective Interior Coatings for Valves and Hydrants within the …

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Stewart-Amos
Your local Stewart-Amos dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
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Midway to Develop Port Houston's New Headquarters at East River

HOUSTON, TX — Houston-based Midway, the privately owned, fully integrated real estate investment and development firm, announces it will develop a new headquarters for Port Houston within East River, its 150-acre mixed-use development on Houston’s east side. Port Houston has purchased two tracts of land in East River’s first …

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Pacific Program Management Promotes Faretra to National Director, Delivery Services

DALLAS, TX — Pacific Program Management (PPM) announces the promotion of Guy Faretra to National Director, Delivery Services for the firm's national high-tech online retail client. Reporting to Bri Zajac, who was recently promoted to Senior Director for the account, Faretra will be responsible for leading and setting the …

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PLW Waterworks, a Subsidiary of Ferrovial, Awarded Water Contract in Central Texas Worth $200M

AUSTIN, TX — Ferrovial announces its water/wastewater subsidiary, PLW Waterworks, the waterworks division of Webber and Cadagua, has been awarded a contract for the construction of the Wilbarger Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Pflugerville, Texas. This project is a testament to Ferrovial’s ongoing commitment to investing in America’s …

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Prinoth Announces Beasley as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

MCKINNEY, TX — Prinoth announces the appointment of Jody Beasley to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Crawler Carrier business unit, effective immediately.

Beasley comes to Prinoth with a wealth of experience in the field of sales as well as a background in the construction …

SAM Announces the Promotion of Shafer to Midland Operations Manager

MIDLAND, TX — SAM announces the promotion of Bentley Shafer, RPLS, to Operations Manager. Shafer will manage operations in the Midland, Texas office, collaborating with other leadership team members across the company to ensure the continued growth and success, as well as support SAM’s long-term strategic vision.

“We are …

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ASV
Your local ASV dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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Solorio Joins LAN as Program Manager

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Samantha Solorio joins planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as a Program Manager.

Based in the San Antonio office, Solorio’s work supports LAN’s collaboration with the Alamo Colleges District. LAN is overseeing a renovation program that includes upgrades to 65 …

Splendora ISD Selects LAN as Program Manager for Bond Program

SPLENDORA, TX — The Splendora Independent School District (SISD) has selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to be the Program Manager for the completion of the voter-approved 2022 $201 million bond. LAN will provide program management services, overseeing $86 million for the construction of two new replacement elementary schools …

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Stantec Hires Gartner to Lead Transportation Business in Gulf Coast States

TAMPA, FL — Stantec hires Paula Gartner to lead its transportation business in the Gulf Coast region. Gartner brings more than 30 years of engineering consulting experience to the role. She will be responsible for managing and growing Stantec’s transportation business in the region, including two of the firm’s largest …

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Sundt Construction Wins the We Build Texas Award

EL PASO, TX — Sundt Construction’s I-10 Connect team, led by Project Executive Rudy Elias, was recently honored with the We Build Texas award in the construction category. The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) created the We Build Texas awards …

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TACA's 69th Annual Meeting Highlights Industry Challenges and Successes

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) welcomed more than 500 attendees to its 69th Annual Meeting at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. The theme this year was “Leading the Way.”

Outgoing TACA Chairman Tim Foley, City Concrete, Inc., noted …

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TDIndustries Raises $32K for TEXO Foundation at Bent Iron Golf Tournament

DALLAS, TX — TDIndustries recently hosted the annual Bent Iron Golf Tournament of North Texas. This event raises funds to support educational programs that develop talent within the construction industry and the skilled trades. In 2022, the sold-out event raised $32,000 for the TEXO Foundation, a 510(c)(3) dedicated to building …

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TxDOT Celebrates Completion of First Texas Clear Lanes Project in Houston Area

HOUSTON, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was joined by Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr., local elected officials, community leaders, and TxDOT staff to celebrate the completion of the Houston District’s first Texas Clear Lanes project at Interstate 45 from the NASA 1 Bypass …

TXWIN Urges Voters to Water Infrastructure Funding by Supporting Proposition 6

AUSTIN, TX — Leading up to the 2023 88th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature, drought and high-profile water infrastructure failures placed water infrastructure and supply issues front and center in policy discussions. Key legislative priorities of legislative leadership and Governor Abbott all included water in addition to items such …

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VLK Architects and Hutto ISD Sign the Final Steel Beam of the New Gus Almquist Middle School

HUTTO, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Hutto ISD for the beam signing ceremony of the district’s new middle school campus. This will be the third middle school in Hutto ISD named after former Hutto ISD Board President and community leader, Gus Almquist.

“It was a pleasure honoring the Almquist …

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VLK Architects and Waxahachie ISD Break Ground on the District’s 10th Elementary School

WAXAHACHIE, TX — VLK Architects recently celebrated the groundbreaking of Waxahachie ISD’s 10th elementary school. Funding for this project is from the voter-approved May 2023 bond and is one of two new elementary schools in addition to a replacement elementary to be built to accommodate the student population growth in …

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Westwood Acquires Texas-Based Peloton Land Solutions

FORT WORTH, TX — Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood), a national multi-discipline engineering firm, announces its acquisition of Texas-based Peloton Land Solutions (Peloton).

The Peloton acquisition supports Westwood's long-term strategy to expand its existing markets and services. Peloton has approximately 200 team members between five offices in Fort Worth, Texas; …

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Wolff Companies, TxDOT Break Ground on the US 290 Beacon Hill Interchange

HOUSTON, TX — Wolff Companies and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) held groundbreaking ceremonies today on the U.S. 290 Beacon Hill Interchange, which will create significant access improvements along U.S. 290 in Waller. The access improvements include:

  • an off-ramp for a new 290 interchange, named Beacon Hill Boulevard, located …

Adolfson & Peterson Awarded Contract for Raytheon Technologies' Finish-Out of Independence Site

PLANO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, was recently awarded the contract for the interior renovation of Raytheon Technologies’ Independence project in Plano, Texas.

The project, planned for completion in 2023, includes a 236,000-square-foot interior finish-out of the existing four-story building, …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Awarded University of Texas Permian Basin Mesa Building Renovation Project

ODESSA, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, was awarded the contract to renovate the Mesa Building, the oldest and largest building at The University of Texas Permian Basin campus in Odessa.

The project is designed to provide a wide range of …

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BOMAG Americas Expands its National, Regional Rental Sales Force

AUSTIN, TX — BOMAG Americas announces a new National Accounts Manager plus a recent addition to its regional rental sales manager (RSM) team. Having a sales manager dedicated to national and larger regional rental chains plus RSMs serving smaller territories allows BOMAG to enhance the level of sales support it …

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Brasfield & Gorrie Celebrates Construction Milestone at Manufacturing Facility

MCKINNEY, TX — Brasfield & Gorrie construction crews recently celebrated the topping out of a 438,000-square-foot secure office, lab, and manufacturing building in McKinney. Topping out marks a building reaching its full height. Construction will now move to the interior of the building, which is scheduled for completion in early …

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Brazosport ISD, VLK Architects Celebrate the Groundbreaking of the New CTE Center at Brazosport High School

FREEPORT, TX — Brazosport ISD, alongside VLK Architects, broke ground on the new Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center at Brazosport High School. When completed, the school will provide career pathways, equipping students with the skills necessary for success in the 21st century workforce.

“VLK is very fortunate to …

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Cadence McShane Completes McKinney Logistics Center - Building C for CORE5 Industrial Partners

MCKINNEY, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company announces the completion of the McKinney Building C industrial project, located in McKinney, Texas. The project was completed on schedule and within budget for CORE5 Industrial Partners.

The McKinney Building C industrial project is a warehouse that features 279,356 square feet of industrial …

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Cadence McShane Construction Completes the Niagara Warehouse Located in Flower Mound, Texas

FLOWER MOUND, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company has completed the construction of the Niagara Flower Mound Warehouse, a facility located in Flower Mound, Texas. They worked alongside project architect Meinhardt & Associates to design the building for TIG Real Estate Services, Inc. The project was completed on schedule and …

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City of Austin, Austin Transit Partnership, CapMetro Solidify Light Rail Implementation Plan

AUSTIN, TX — The Austin Transit Partnership announces the first phase of Austin Light Rail, running from 38th Street to Oltorf to Yellow Jacket with additional priority extensions, has been approved by all three partners including the Austin City Council and the CapMetro Board of Directors. The recommendation was initially …

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Clune Construction Promotes Morris to Vice President, General Manager; Stevenson to Vice President, Project Executive

Dallas, TX — Clune Construction (Clune) announces the promotion of two leaders in its Dallas office to executive-level positions. Kevin Morris has been promoted to Vice President, General Manager and Tyler Stevenson has been promoted to Vice President, Project Executive.

“Kevin and Tyler have both committed their professional lives to …

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Duehr Accepts TSPE’s Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year Award

HOUSTON, TX — Austin Duehr, PE, ENV SP, was recently named the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year. He received the award during this year’s TSPE Conference and 87th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel. Duehr is a Dallas-based project manager for …

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Ferrovial Celebrates Opening of NTE 35W Segment 3C in Texas

FORT WORTH, TX — Ferrovial announces the completion of the third segment of the North Tarrant Express (NTE) 35W project in Fort Worth, Texas. The inauguration was celebrated with the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony, together with regional, state, and federal officials, as well as Ferrovial Chairman Rafael del Pino, CEO …

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Greathouse Joins Garver’s Transportation Team in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — With the recent addition of Brian Greathouse, PE, as a Transportation Team Leader in Houston, Garver continues to strengthen its impact in Texas.

Greathouse comes to Garver with over 20 years of experience in civil engineering management and design, floodplain studies, inundation mapping, hydrologic and hydraulic …

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Groundbreaking Held for HOK-Designed Texas Capitol Complex Project

AUSTIN, TX — Construction is underway on Phase II of the Texas Capitol Complex expansion. The Texas Facilities Commission and its project team of JE Dunn, HOK, Square One, and associated partners held an official groundbreaking following three years of planning.

The project will add a five-story, …

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Halff Announces Miller as Chief Strategy Officer

RICHARDSON, TX — Steven J. Miller, PE, has been named Chief Strategy Officer for Halff. Miller, who previously served as the Mobility Solutions Leader for the firm, replaces retiring CSO Russell Zapalac.

Miller will lead all strategic initiatives for the firm, integrating Halff’s Solutions, Marketing, and Client …

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H&E Opens New Houston South Branch

HOUSTON, TX — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Houston South branch, its 22nd rental location in the state of Texas. It includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and is capable of handling a variety of construction and general industrial …

I-30 Improvement Project Begins in Hunt County

PARIS, TX — Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) officials announce that a project to widen and improve a portion of I-30 in Hunt County has begun.

The contractor, Austin Bridge & Road Services LP, was granted 1,033 working days to complete this project valued at more than $128 million. …

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KAI Hires Keung as Project Manager in Dallas-Fort Worth Office

DALLAS, TX — KAI announces the hiring of Jason Keung, AIA, NCARB, NCIDQ, as Project Manager at its Dallas-Fort Worth office.

With more than 15 years of industry experience, Keung has engaged in a diverse range of projects, clients, environments, and challenges within the architectural and construction industries. His …

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LaCombe Joins HNTB as Planning and Environmental Department Manager in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Sharyn LaCombe, AICP, ENV-SP, joins HNTB Corporation as the Planning and Environmental Department Manager in HNTB’s Houston office. With over 30 years of experience in both public and private sectors, LaCombe has demonstrated her expertise in advancing major infrastructure projects and programs involving multimodal transportation modes …

Lake O' The Pines Bridge Replacement Scheduled to Begin in August

ATLANTA, TX — Construction on the bridge located on SH 155 over Lake O’ The Pines in Marion and Upshur Counties is scheduled to begin this summer, according to plans recently awarded by the Texas Department of Transportation.

The 1.4-mile project will include a new bridge and new approaches. …

Lochner to Provide GEC Services to North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority

AUSTIN, TX — H.W. Lochner, Inc. (Lochner), a provider of transportation infrastructure planning and engineering services, has been selected by the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority (NET RMA) as one of two firms to provide General Engineering Consultant (GEC) services through a five year contract to support multimodal transportation …

Lochner to Provide Utility Engineering Services for TxDOT

AUSTIN, TX — H.W. Lochner, Inc. (Lochner), a provider of transportation infrastructure planning and engineering services, has been selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to provide utility engineering and coordination services in the agency's Waco and Bryan Districts, with potential assignments across the state.

The five-year indefinite deliverable …

Manhard Consulting Acquires Austin Surveying Firm

AUSTIN, TX — National civil engineering and surveying firm Manhard Consulting has acquired an Austin-area surveying firm Abram Dashner RPLS LLC. This acquisition represents Manhard’s second office in Austin. Both offices will work closely together to provide clients in the greater Austin area the full range of engineering and …

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McCarthy Completes Houston Methodist Sugar Land Medical Office Building

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction of two structures on the campus of Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital located in the greater Houston area. The project included a six-story medical office building and an attached seven-level parking garage. McCarthy broke ground in December 2021.

McCarthy’s scope …

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McCarthy Completes Largest Public Port Project on Texas Coast, Port Freeport Berth 8

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction of Berth 8 at Port Freeport, Texas. Part of the Velasco Terminal, Berth 8 features over 925 feet of berth and an associated roll-on/roll-off dock extension. The expansion represents the single largest project built by a public port on the …

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Rogers-O'Brien Construction Breaks Ground on Cosm, the First-Ever Shared Reality Venue in Texas

DALLAS, TX — Rogers-O'Brien Construction (RO) officially began work on the Cosm, a first-of-its-kind venue in the state. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at Grandscape, a development in The Colony, Texas, to celebrate the beginning of the 65,000-square-foot public entertainment venue.

Featuring an 87-foot-diameter LED dome, this facility will host …

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Rokbak Expands US Dealer Network through Partnership with Alpha & Omega

LUBBOCK, TX — Rokbak further expands its U.S. dealer network by partnering with Alpha & Omega Equipment Sales and Rental — a provider of construction equipment in Texas. This new partnership supports Rokbak’s expansion plans, reinforces its commitment to customers, and strengthens its presence in this market. Alpha & Omega …

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Skanska hosts YWLA students for Day of Discovery

DALLAS, TX — Skanska USA Building North Texas office hosted over 30 students from the Young Women’s Leadership Academy (YWLA) for a Day of Discovery. During the half-day event, the Skanska team introduced students to the careers available in architecture, engineering, and construction, along with a panel discussion comprised of …

SNC-Lavalin Awarded $10M Right-of-Way Services Contract for TxDOT

AUSTIN, TX — SNC-Lavalin, a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world, was awarded a four-year $10 million contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to provide Right-of-Way Acquisition Professional Services (ROWAPS). The company has maintained a TxDOT ROWAPS contract since 2000, …

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Texas A&M-Fort Worth Breaks Ground on Law & Education Building

FORT WORTH, TX — Texas A&M-Fort Worth recently broke ground on its first building for an urban research campus — a first-of-its-kind public-private collaboration intended to boost the regional economy while anchoring an innovation district in southeast downtown.

The Texas A&M University System is beginning construction on its Law & …

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Texas Governor Signs Historic Infrastructure Package into Law

AUSTIN, TX — Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a historic infrastructure package that includes funding for transportation, water, and broadband projects.

Included in the infrastructure package are Associated General Contractors of Texas (AGC of Texas) priority legislation HB 2230 and SCR 2, which extends Proposition 1 and Proposition …

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TxDOT Celebrates Start of Construction at SH 35 Griggs Road to I-45/Spur 5

HOUSTON, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was recently joined by Texas Transportation Commissioner Robert C. Vaughn, Houston City Councilwoman Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, and other elected officials, local leaders, community members, and TxDOT staff to celebrate the beginning of the Texas Clear Lanes project at State Highway 35 …

UES Expands Geotechnical Expertise with Acquisition of Riner Engineering

HOUSTON, TX — UES, a national engineering and consulting company, acquires Riner Engineering, a geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing and inspection firm headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Founded in 2006, Riner Engineering includes an experienced team of more than 170 engineers, project managers, technicians, and support staff based …

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VLK Architects Joins College Station ISD in Breaking Ground on the District’s Career and Technical Education Center

COLLEGE STATION, TX — VLK Architects recently joined College Station ISD in the groundbreaking of the new Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center. This is the first phase of construction for this new facility and will serve both high schools in the district.

The first phase of the CTE Center …

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VLK Architects Joins Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD in the Topping Out of its Newest High School

FORT WORTH, TX — VLK Architects joined Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD and Core Construction for the topping out ceremony of the new Eagle Mountain High School. Surrounded by district staff, students, and community members, the construction team raised the final structural steel beam on the district’s soon-to-be fourth high school.

The …

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VLK Architects Welcomes Martinez as Principal in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — VLK Architects announces Michael Martinez has joined the firm as Principal in VLK’s San Antonio office. With nearly 40 years of architectural experience and 23 years in K-12 architecture, Martinez brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to VLK's team of professionals. Throughout his career, Martinez …

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Ware Malcomb Announces Promotion of Mavros to Principal in Dallas Office

DALLAS, TX — Ware Malcomb announces Chris Mavros has been promoted to Principal in the firm’s Dallas office. In this role, Mavros is responsible for the overall leadership, management, and growth of the office, including overseeing client relationships and business development.

“Chris played an integral role in our growth in …

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Webber Awarded $265M for Expansion of Three Roadways in Texas

HOUSTON, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) awarded Webber projects in the Amarillo District to expand SL 335, the Houston District to widen SH 99, and the San Angelo District to broaden SL 278.

The $133.9 million State Loop 335 project in Amarillo will consist of 5.6 miles …

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Western Specialty Contractors Hires House as Regional Business Development Manager Supporting Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas Branches

FORT WORTH, TX — Western Specialty Contractors announces the hiring of Ashton House of Fort Worth, Texas, as Regional Business Development Manager/Region 2 covering Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. In her new role, House is tasked with supporting the sales staff and developing business for Western’s branch offices in Dallas, Houston, …

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Woolpert Promotes Talje to Market Director, Leading Water, Transportation Services in Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Professional Engineer Sam Talje has been promoted to lead Woolpert’s South Region, where he will direct the firm’s water and transportation strategy for the Texas market. Talje has more than three decades of civil engineering design, construction project, program management, leadership, and budget planning experience, both …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Breaks Ground on IDI Logistics' Sunrise Commerce Center in Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, recently started construction of IDI Logistics’ Sunrise Commerce Center in Round Rock, Texas.

Located less than a mile from Interstate 35, the Class A industrial development project — on 37 acres — will …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Completes Billingsley Company's International Business Park 18 Building in Plano

PLANO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm, has completed Billingsley Company’s International Business Park 18 building.

The new five-story, 242,000-square-foot building is located northwest of President George Bush Turnpike (SH 190) and one block from the Dallas North Tollway in Plano, Texas. AP managed …

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Austin’s CapMetro to Install First-of-its-Kind Solar Charging Infrastructure

AUSTIN, TX — HOLT Renewables announces it will design and construct a first-of-its-kind solar-powered charging infrastructure solution for CapMetro, Austin's regional public transportation provider, in collaboration with bp pulse.

In 2021, the CapMetro board approved the purchase of approximately 200 zero-emissions buses, the largest procurement of battery electric transit buses …

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Burns & McDonnell's Duke Named New CEO of 100 Percent Employee-Owned Firm

HOUSTON, TX — Leslie Duke has been named the new CEO of Burns & McDonnell, effective January 1, 2024. In March, current Burns & McDonnell Chairman and CEO Ray Kowalik announced his retirement at the end of 2023, coming off a record-breaking year for the firm. Duke will be …

Collin College Launches First Construction Safety Program in the United States

DALLAS, TX — Collin College Technical Campus in Allen, Texas, officially launched a construction safety program — a first of its kind in the country. The program is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as entry-level construction safety officers by providing a wide variety of construction safety and …

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Compact Construction Equipment, LLC Adds New Bobcat Location in Temple

TEMPLE, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas opened the doors of their 15th authorized dealership operating as Bobcat of Temple in Temple, Texas.

The new location offers customers equipment sales and rentals, parts, and service. The full-service dealership …

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Cunningham Joins the Pfluger Team as Director of Communications and Community Engagement

AUSTIN, TX — Pfluger Architects introduces Cody Cunningham as Director of Communications and Community Engagement. Cunningham has extensive experience in both corporate and school communications.

Cunningham earned his Bachelor of Arts in speech communications from Texas A&M University and his Master of Science in communication studies from the University of …

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Foley Lynx is like Hiring a Full-Time Service Technician for Cat Equipment

Foley Lynx is a support service that gives Foley Equipment customers access to a dedicated service technician right from their phone.

“The easiest way to explain it is to say it’s Siri for your equipment,” said Travis LaDuke, Lynx Consultant at Foley Equipment. “You have a question, and we …

F S Group Architects Celebrates 25 Years of Design

HOUSTON, TX — F S Group Architects is celebrating their 25th anniversary in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry. Since 1998, the firm has been providing services for complex projects across aviation, public works, space/science, and design-build.

"Our team has a passion for designing practical and cost-effective facilities that …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on New High School in Galveston

GALVESTON, TX — Team members from Galveston Independent School District, Zero/Six Consulting, Gilbane Building Company, J.W. Kelso Construction, and PBK Architects gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Ball High School. Standing behind the podium in a wall of purple and gold, Ball High School cheerleaders, …

Granite Awarded an Approximately $99M Texas Road Widening Project

PEARLAND, TX — Granite has been awarded an approximately $99 million contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to reconstruct a section of roadway in Pearland, Texas. Project funding will come from the TxDOT Unified Transportation Program and will be included in Granite’s second-quarter CAP.

The project involves reconstructing …

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Halff Expands Footprint to Lubbock

LUBBOCK, TX — Halff, an employee-owned, multidiscipline professional engineering and architecture firm in Texas for more than 70 years, has opened an office in Lubbock.

David Smith, a 2003 civil engineering graduate from Texas Tech University, will serve as the Lubbock Operations Manager. Smith has spent his 20-year …

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Hensel Phelps President & CEO Congratulates Airport Construction Workers for Safety Record During Workplace Safety Week

HOUSTON, TX — More than 500 people including construction craftsmen, trade partners, members of the Houston Airports executive staff, Hensel Phelps leadership, and the mayor of the City of Houston were on hand for the National Construction Safety week observance at the construction site of the Federal Inspection Services (FIS) …

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HWH Breaks Ground on $16M Project for Texas' Prairiland ISD

PATTONVILLE, TX — Harrison, Walker & Harper, LLC (HWH), a construction and industrial services company, recently broke ground on an $11.6 million, 46,000-square-foot indoor multi-purpose facility for the Prairiland Independent School District (ISD) high school campus located in northeast Texas. Prairiland ISD is currently the only school district in Lamar …

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KDC Begins Construction on Wells Fargo's New Office Campus

IRVING, TX — KDC and Wells Fargo celebrate the start of construction for the new future workplace for Wells Fargo in Irving. The 850,000-square-foot project, on 22 acres, is located on the northeast corner of West Las Colinas Boulevard and Promenade Parkway, one block south of West Northwest Highway. The …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Kellerstrass to Vice President, Product Support

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes David Kellerstrass to Vice President of Product Support. Kellerstrass, who joined KSM in 2019, had previously served as General Manager of Product Support Sales. With the retirement of former Vice President Brad Campbell, he now takes over the leadership of …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes White to General Manager, Road & Mineral Products

DALLAS, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Matt White to General Manager of Road and Mineral Products. White brings over 13 years combined OEM and distributor experience to the role for road construction and crushing/screening equipment. He will be responsible for managing the Wirtgen Group family of products (Wirtgen, …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Restructures Marketing Department

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces several changes to its marketing department. Cody Ward, Director of Strategy, Marketing, and M&A for KSM said that expanding the breadth and capabilities of the marketing team is essential to supporting the heavy equipment distributor’s current and future growth.

“This …

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Ladewig Joins Manhattan Construction as Director of Business Development

HOUSTON, TX — Manhattan Construction Company announces the addition of David Ladewig as Director of Business Development for the Houston region. Ladewig will be responsible for strengthening relationships, overseeing new business acquisitions, and strategic account management.

“His professionalism, integrity, and knowledge of the markets we serve make him the ideal …

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M2G Ventures Announces Northeast Austin Acquisition, Expanding Platform to Central Texas

AUSTIN, TX — M2G Ventures, a North Texas-based real estate investment and development company, announces its first Austin acquisition in partnership with Chicago-based Blue Vista Capital Management. M2G plans to invest significant capital improvements to upgrade a 54,000-square-foot light industrial asset in the southeast quadrant of U.S. Highway …

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Neubauer Joins LAN as Transportation Team Lead

AUSTIN, TX — Markus Neubauer, PE, joins planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as a Senior Associate and Team Leader for the Transportation Group based in the Austin office. Neubauer has more than 14 years of experience in transportation design, project management, and …

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Omni PGA Frisco Resort, Built by Brasfield & Gorrie, Opens in Texas

FRISCO, TX — The wait is over for Omni Hotels & Resorts’ most anticipated opening, Omni PGA Frisco Resort, built by general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie. Sprawling across 660 acres in the city of Frisco, the oasis offers experiences for guests of all ages, all set against the backdrop …

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Pfluger Architects Announces Stewart as New Senior Project Manager in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Jill Stewart joins Pfluger Architects, stepping into the role of Senior Project Manager in the Austin office. She brings a wide range of experience to the team, along with leadership, communication, and team-building skills.

After graduating from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Environmental Design, …

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RDO Equipment Co. Becomes the Exclusive Topcon Intelligent Paving Dealer in Texas

DALLAS, TX — RDO Equipment Co. has been awarded a Topcon Intelligent Paving Solutions contract and will be a direct dealer of Topcon’s Intelligent Paving Suite of products in all eight Texas stores.

“During the last three years, asphalt and paving jobs have significantly increased,” said Senior Vice President of …

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SAM Companies Acquires GeoSolutions, LLC, Expanding Client Solutions in the Houston Metropolitan Area

AUSTIN, TX — SAM Companies (SAM), a provider of professional geospatial and inspection solutions across the utility, transportation, and broader infrastructure industries, announces that it has acquired GeoSolutions, LLC, a professional geomatics solutions company.

Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, in the Houston metropolitan area, GeoSolutions has strong relationships with …

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Structure Tone Southwest Hires Arnold as Director of Business Development in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Construction professional Cara Arnold joins Structure Tone Southwest as the new Director of Business Development.

With over 20 years as a business and relationship development professional, Arnold has developed trust-based, C-level relationships and long-term collaborative partnerships across the Texas market’s real estate, energy, financial services, and health …

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Sundt Starts Work on TxDOT IH-20 at US-84 Interchange

ROSCOE, TX — Sundt Construction recently started construction of the TxDOT IH-20/US-84 Traffic Interchange project. Sundt has begun constructing a new traffic interchange at IH-20 and US-84 from east of Farm Road 608 to the west of Loop 170 to make the route safer for motorists and leave room for …

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Tangram Interiors Adds Birdsong and Parker to Dallas Technology Team

DALLAS, TX — Tangram, a curator of highly creative commercial interior environments headquartered in Southern California, announces that it has added two new team members to its growing technology team in the new regional headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

Scott Birdsong joins Tangram's Dallas technology team as the Regional Operations …

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TDIndustries Announces CEO Retirement and Succession Plan

DALLAS, TX — TDIndustries, Inc. (TD) announces that Harold MacDowell has decided to retire at the end of 2023 from his position as Chief Executive Officer as part of TD's succession plan. The selection process for a successor has started and MacDowell will remain CEO until an appointment is made. …

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TDIndustries Wins National Construction Safety Awards from ABC and AGC

DALLAS,TX — TDIndustries announces that it earned two national safety awards, a National Safety Merit Award in the Specialty Trade Contractor category from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), and a third place Construction Safety Excellence Award, in the Construction Management Division of Over 4 Million Work Hours from Associated General …

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TxDOT Breaks Ground on Phase Two of Massive I-30 Expansion Project in Rockwall

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX — With a panoramic view of Lake Ray Hubbard as the backdrop, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the city of Rockwall marked the start of construction on the second segment of the Interstate 30 expansion project. Local and state leaders gathered with shovels in hand …

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Underground Construction Technology Association Appoints Alvarez as President of the South Texas Chapter

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The Underground Construction Technology Association's (UCTA) South Texas Chapter announces the appointment of Elaiza Alvarez, PE, CFM as its new President. Alvarez is a Senior Associate and Municipal Team Leader with Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam Inc. (LAN). An engineer based in LAN’s San Antonio office, …

University Boulevard Project Reaches Completion in Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX — Round Rock drivers are celebrating the completion of long-awaited improvements to University Boulevard between Interstate 35 and Sunrise Boulevard.

The $18 million project, which widened the road to six lanes, is part of the city’s long-range Transportation Master Plan and the Driving Progress Program, which dedicated …

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VLK Architects Celebrates Topping Out on their Seventh Project with Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects joined Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD for the topping out of the new Agricultural Sciences Complex. PBTISD students, staff, and community members gathered for the ceremony while Pecos High School FFA students signed their names on the final steel beam.

“The PBTISD Agricultural Science Complex will support many …

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Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
Nueces Power Equipment
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ABC Names Terry the 2023 Young Professional of the Year

DALLAS, TX — Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announces that Matt Terry, Executive Vice President for TDIndustries, Dallas, Texas, received ABC’s 2023 Young Professional of the Year Award during the ABC Convention 2023 in Orlando, Florida.

The Young Professional of the Year is an industry professional under the …

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AllianceTexas Surpasses $111B in Economic Impact

FORT WORTH, TX — AllianceTexas, Hillwood’s 27,000-acre master-planned, mixed-use community in north Fort Worth, continues to be one of the state’s most formidable economic engines with approximately $111.5 billion generated in regional economic impact and over $3.4 billion in total taxes paid to local public entities during the past …

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Austin-Gilbane Joint Venture Tops Out Terminal D Pier West at Houston Airport

HOUSTON, TX — Recently, over 350 people gathered to celebrate the topping out of the new D West Pier at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Staff from Houston Airports, Fentress Architects and consultants, Austin-Gilbane Joint-Venture, and the subcontractors participated in the beam ceremony and an appreciation lunch. When …

Austin Transit Partnership Announces Collaboration with HKS, UNStudio, and Gehl to Lead Architecture and Urban Design for Project Connect

AUSTIN, TX — The Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) announces a partnership with an international design team led by HKS, UNStudio, and Gehl to create system-wide architecture and urban design for the light rail program of Project Connect, a major expansion of Austin’s public transit system. Project Connect is …

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Civil Rights Agreement Allows Resumption of North Houston Highway Improvement Project

HOUSTON, TX — Federal Highway Administrator Shailen Bhatt recently joined U.S. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee in conversation with local community leaders and residents, elected officials, and advocates around the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), which will resume upon the signing of a Voluntary Resolution Agreement (VRA) by the Texas …

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Atlas Copco Compressors Inc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Romco Equipment Co
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Construction Commences on the Golden Triangle Polymers Project in Orange, Texas

ORANGE, TX — PCL Industrial Construction Co. and Golden Triangle Polymers Company LLC, along with other Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) companies, recently participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Golden Triangle Polymers Project in Orange, Texas.

The total installed cost of the integrated polymers facility is expected to be …

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Crosby ISD Selects LAN as Program Manager for $89.5M School Bond

CROSBY, TX — The Crosby Independent School District (CISD) has selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to be the Program Manager for the completion of the voter-approved 2017 bond totaling $89.5 million. LAN will provide comprehensive program management services to ensure that the CISD’s initiatives are effectively implemented on …

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Elgin ISD Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Elementary School

ELGIN, TX — Elgin Independent School District is celebrating the groundbreaking for its new elementary school, Harvest Ridge Elementary. The ceremony took place near the school's construction site with students, parents, educators, and community members in attendance.

Harvest Ridge Elementary will be the district's fourth elementary school and will serve …

Gehringer Named President of R. G. Miller | DCCM, Former President Miller is now CEO

HOUSTON, TX — Mark A. Gehringer, P.E., has been named President of R. G. Miller | DCCM, a Houston- based civil engineering firm providing a range of infrastructure services to both public and private sector clients in Texas. Jack P. Miller, P.E., previously President and Managing Principal …

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Generation Parkway Takes Shape

HOUSTON, TX — The first pour of concrete recently took place for Generation Parkway, the main boulevard that will connect the east and west edges of Generation Park. This first segment will provide access to HTX Surf, BioHub Two, and more. This portion of road is expected to be completed …

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Finn
Your local Finn Corporation dealer
Romco Equipment Co
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Governor Abbott Appoints Alvis, Meade to Texas Transportation Commission

AUSTIN, TX — Governor Greg Abbott appoints Alejandro “Alex” G. Meade, III and Steven D. Alvis to the Texas Transportation Commission for terms set to expire on February 1, 2025, and February 1, 2029, respectively. The commission governs the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and is responsible for policymaking regarding …

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Hays County Roundabout Recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies

HAYS COUNTY, TX — The Hays County Commissioners and American Structurepoint have earned a National Recognition Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for exceptional engineering excellence for the FM 3237 and FM 150 Roundabout project in Hays County, Texas.

The 2023 ACEC National Engineering Excellence Awards recognized …

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Hellas Leads Industry Sustainability Efforts with Commitment to Integrate ESG Practices

AUSTIN, TX — Hellas is setting new sustainability standards in the sports industry with the implementation of their Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) program. This program uses the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to quantify company efforts already in place, and outlines strategies to further incorporate SDGs into …

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Hoover Treated Wood Products Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, TX — The City of Fairfield, Fairfield Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and Hoover Treated Wood Products (HTWP) broke ground on a new $9 million wood treating facility coming to the community in late 2023. The plant — owned and operated by HTWP — will treat fire-retardant wood products to …

Irion Named Chief Executive Officer of TNT Crane & Rigging

HOUSTON, TX — TNT Crane & Rigging LLC (TNT), an open-shop crane services platform, announces that its Board of Directors has appointed Mark Irion as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Irion succeeds Mike Appling, who has served as TNT's CEO since 2007.

Irion, an executive with nearly …

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SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Tejas
SITECH Rocky Mountain
SITECH SE Texas
KBR Wins Dual NASA Prime Contractor of the Year Awards

HOUSTON, TX — KBR has been awarded NASA's Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year for 2022 at two agency centers: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) and NASA Ames Research Center (ARC).

Announced yearly, these accolades are a part of NASA's Small Business Industry Awards, which honors its contractors' …

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Manhattan Construction Company Honored as Top Safety Leader by Associated Builders and Contractors

TULSA, OK — Manhattan Construction Company (Manhattan) announces it has earned a National Pinnacle Award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), presented at the 33rd annual Excellence in Construction Awards during ABC Convention 2023 in Orlando, Florida.

Manhattan won the Pinnacle Award for its forward-looking safety program. This is the …

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Master Architect, Marketing Teams Selected for San Antonio International Airport

SAN ANTONIO, TX —The San Antonio International Airport (SAT) has selected Corgan Associates, Inc., an international architecture and design firm, and Lake|Flato, a local San Antonio firm, to serve as the Master Architect team for SAT’s Terminal Development Program (TDP). The Corgan/Lake|Flato team will design SAT’s new terminal …

McDermott Awarded FEED Contract from Shell

HOUSTON, TX — McDermott has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract from Shell Trinidad and Tobago Limited for the Manatee gas development project as part of a competitive FEED process. Under the contract scope, McDermott will provide comprehensive FEED services for a wellhead platform, export pipeline system, shore …

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Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Breaks Ground on New Expansions

HOUSTON, TX — Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital recently broke ground on a new expansion, which includes a professional office building, a parking garage, additional surface parking and Memorial Hermann Sports Park - Cypress. These expansions will bring an additional 185,000 square feet of office space, more than 500 parking spaces, …

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Mohr Partners Promotes Misti Meggs to Chief Commercial Officer

DALLAS, TX — Mohr Partners, Inc., a wholly-owned corporate real estate advisory firm, has promoted long-time company veteran Misti Meggs to the newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer.

In her expanded role, Meggs will be responsible for overseeing the delivery and execution of corporate real estate solutions to …

PCL Construction/Sundt Awarded Pre-Construction Contracts on Two New Treatment Projects

EL PASO, TX — The PCL Construction/Sundt joint-venture team was recently awarded two pre-construction projects with El Paso Water Utilities. Pre-construction activities will prepare for upgrades and an expansion on the Roberto R. Bustamante Wastewater Treatment Plant (RRBWWTP), originally built in 1991, and the construction of a new …

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Plans Unveiled for Texas' First Commercial Building Striving to Achieve Net Zero Energy Operational Carbon

HOUSTON, TX — Hicks Ventures, a Houston-based, privately held development company, announces Framework @ Block 10, the city's first mass timber commercial office project and the first Texas commercial office building targeting net zero energy operational carbon upon completion in 2024.

"This is a model example of how Houston, …

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Port Houston Expands Resin Packaging Footprint

HOUSTON, TX — PACKWELL broke ground on a new 725,000-square-foot resin packaging facility at Port Houston’s Bayport Industrial Complex, which is expected to anchor 20,000 export containers annually when it becomes operational in early 2024. The new facility is located on property leased from Port Houston and will feature the …

POWER Engineers Opens New Tyler Location

FORT WORTH, TX — POWER Engineers, a global engineering and environmental consulting firm, has opened a permanent office in Tyler, Texas, to better serve the needs of its smaller utility clients.

“Our electric cooperative clients in East Texas display their dedication to their membership with the high level of …

Primoris Awarded Contract to Supply Fractionator Reboiler for Diamond Green Diesel’s Port Arthur Sustainable Aviation Fuel Project

DALLAS, TX — Primoris Services Corporation (Primoris) announces that its OnQuest business, an equipment designer and manufacturer specializing in process fired heaters within its Energy segment, has been selected to supply a fractionator reboiler for Diamond Green Diesel’s (DGD) sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) project at its Port Arthur, Texas, plant …

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Project Estimator Wier Joins Ramtech Building Systems

MANSFIELD, TX — Design-Build commercial modular construction firm Ramtech Building Systems of Mansfield, Texas, announces that the company has added to its development team by welcoming industry veteran Brian Wier to serve in the company's estimating department.

Wier brings to Ramtech a broad background in project estimating, and in the …

PVAMU Makes History as First HBCU to Lead $40M National University Transportation Center

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX — Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) was selected to lead a historic national-tier $40 million University Transportation Center (UTC) — making PVAMU the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to create and lead the National Center for Infrastructure Transformation (NCIT). The United States Department of Transportation …

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Saulsbury Announces Executive Leadership Changes, Matt Saulsbury Named President

ODESSA, TX — Saulsbury Industries announces executive leadership changes with Chat York, CEO, stating his departure from the company. York joined Saulsbury in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer, serving in this role until his appointment as CEO in 2018. By leveraging the core strengths that Saulsbury has developed over …

Spire Consulting Group, LLC of Austin, Texas, Named Diverse Business of the Year by National Construction Association

AUSTIN, TX — Austin’s Spire Consulting Group was named as the 2023 Diverse Business of the Year award winner by the Associated General Contractors of America.

“The intent of these awards is to identify the construction and related businesses that are leading the way in making our industry more …

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Bell Trucks
Your local Bell Trucks dealer
NED - Texas
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Sports Designer Phillips Joins HOK in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Dan Phillips joins HOK’s Sports + Recreation + Entertainment practice as a Principal and Senior Project Designer. Based in Dallas, Phillips brings more than three decades of experience designing stadiums, ballparks, arenas, and training facilities across the globe.

“Dan is known for his ability to bring …

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Sundt Foundation Awards Grants to North Texas Nonprofits

DALLAS, TX — The Sundt Foundation recently awarded $16,500 in grants to North Texas nonprofits.

“These grants are important to the growth and development of our local nonprofits,” said Barbara Terry, the Sundt Foundation’s North Texas region Board Member. "Our employee-owners are happy to support these organizations in their …

TDIndustries’ Executive Vice President Matt Terry Named Associated Builders and Contractors 2023 Young Professional of the Year

DALLAS, TX — TDIndustries, premier facilities service and mechanical construction firm, announced today that Matt Terry, executive vice president of Construction and Special Projects, received the Associated Builders and Contractor’s (ABC) 2023 Young Professional of the Year Award. Terry was honored at the ABC Convention 2023 in …

TDIndustries Wins 2023 TEXO Distinguished Building Awards for THR Justin Surgical Tower and DFW Airport High C Gates

DALLAS, TX — TDIndustries (TD), a facilities management and mechanical construction firm, announces that it has won first place in two categories during the 2023 TEXO Distinguished Building Awards. The awards recognized TDIndustries’ mechanical construction work on the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport High C Gates Demolition and Rebuild Project …

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TxDOT Breaks Ground on I-35 Capital Express North Project to Help Keep Austin Drivers Moving

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was joined by Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr., Commissioner Robert Vaughn, and other officials to break ground on the I-35 Capital Express North project. This is the second of three projects in the I-35 Capital Express …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment
Your local Hyundai Construction Equipment USA dealer
NED - Texas
Nueces Power Equipment
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TxDOT Cuts Ribbon on FM 2001 West Realignment Project

HAYS COUNTY, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was joined by officials from Hays County to cut the ribbon on the FM 2001 West Realignment project. This is the first of three projects to improve FM 2001 between I-35 and SH 21. The west project realigned FM 2001 …

U.S. Department of Transportation Establishes Partnership with the City of Austin to Finance Mobility and Infrastructure Projects

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today established a strategic partnership to facilitate innovative delivery and financing of infrastructure improvements in Austin, Texas. The Emerging Projects Agreement focuses on the City of Austin’s more than $22 billion “Mobility Program of Projects,” a network of projects designed to …

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VLK Joins Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD for the Groundbreaking of the New CTE and Science Wing at Pecos High School

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects recently gathered with Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD students, administrators, and community members for the groundbreaking of the new Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Science Wing at Pecos High School.

“VLK is grateful to be a part of the groundbreaking celebration for the new CTE and Science …

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Walls Go Vertical on MicroGrid Industry Leader ELM's New HQ and Manufacturing Facility in The Colony

THE COLONY, TX — Walls are up and construction is proceeding briskly at microgrid systems producer ELM MicroGrid’s new 125,000-square-foot facility in The Colony, where it can continue to expand its energy storage and management capabilities for use across multiple sectors.

“Global interest and demand for renewable energy solutions have …

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WSP USA Hires Black for Rail Operations Leadership Role

AUSTIN, TX — WSP USA hires Joseph Black to join its national Transit and Rail business as Senior Vice President and lead for the rail operations and service planning team.

Black has more than 30 years of experience in rail and bus operations in the U.S., having worked for agencies …

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Yanmar
Your local Yanmar dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Tops Out New Midland College Pre-K Academy

MIDLAND, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, reached the construction midpoint of Midland College’s (MC) expansion with its new Pre-K Academy and Center for Teaching Excellence, which will house an expansion of the college’s pre-kindergarten academy and the college’s new bachelor …

AECOM Selected as Program Manager for Fair Park Capital Projects Program in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces that it has been selected by Fair Park First to provide program management services for major capital improvements to Fair Park, a 277-acre, cultural and entertainment complex in the heart of Dallas, Texas. AECOM will support Fair Park First’s capital …

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Alamo Cement Company Launches Solar Power System in Texas

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Efforts to scale-up clean power in the cement industry just got brighter. Alamo Cement Company announces the completion of their new solar power system in San Antonio, Texas, advancing the company's commitment to reduce carbon emissions and align itself with the cement industry's goal of reaching …

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CEC Opens Career & Technology Center

IRVING, TX — CEC, a full-MEP and technology contractor, announces the opening of its Career & Technology Center. The building will house CEC’s University team, which provides quality training and continuing education for emerging talent in both the field and office.

“With this facility and CEC University’s training programs, …

CEC Opens New Office in Corpus Christi, Expanding the Current Operations of its Houston Office

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — CEC is already performing work in Corpus Christi due to the existing client relationships of a group of team members who recently joined CEC. This group, which currently works in the company's Environmental and Water Resources practices, will contribute to its new Corpus Christi team.

Senior …

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Gradall Co
Your local Gradall Industries dealer
WPI
Kirby Smith Machinery
ASCO Equipment
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Central City Project Receives $20M from USACE

FORT WORTH, TX — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023 work plan includes $20 million for the Modified Central City project in Fort Worth, also known as the Panther Island project.

The funds will continue the design of the project, which will include completing the Clear Fork, Trinity …

City of Houston Awarded Federal Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant for Bissonnet Corridor Project

HOUSTON, TX — The United States Department of Transportation announces the City of Houston will receive $28.79 million in federal funding through the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) grant program for the Bissonnet Corridor Safe Streets Project.

The funding will support a seven-mile rehabilitation of Bissonnet Street from …

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Clark/Guido Delivers New Alamo Collections Center

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Clark Construction, in a joint venture with Guido Construction, has delivered the new Alamo Collections Center. Alamo Trust, Inc. developed the project.

The two-story, 24,000-square-foot Alamo Collections Center, the newest construction on the Alamo grounds since the 1950s, will provide significant exhibition space to …

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Dallas Design Leader John Joins LPA Design Studios as Associate Principal and Design Director

DALLAS, TX — LPA Design Studios hires veteran Dallas design leader D. Alex John, Jr. as an Associate Principal and Design Director of the firm's growing Dallas commercial studio. In his new role, John will lead design teams on a wide range of projects, including commercial, science and technology, civic …

FHWA and TxDOT Sign Agreement to Allow I-45 North Houston Highway Improvement Project to Move Forward

HOUSTON, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signed a Voluntary Resolution Agreement (VRA) resolving the FHWA Title VI investigation of the I-45 North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP) and lifting FHWA’s pause on the project. This VRA takes significant steps to address …

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Astec
Your local Astec dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
Fort Worth Selects Development Team for Texas A&M Downtown Campus

FORT WORTH, TX — Citing a compelling conceptual design and their experience in public-private partnership projects, the City of Fort Worth has selected the real estate team of Edgemoor and KDC for the development of the Texas A&M-Fort Worth campus.

The city, and its Research & Innovation Local Government Corp., …

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Freese and Nichols Adds Robitzsch as Design-Build Leader

FORT WORTH, TX — Freese and Nichols, Inc., hires Cheryl Robitzsch, PE, DBIA to head its Design-Build team as the company helps communities complete vital infrastructure projects through innovative and collaborative partnerships.

Robitzsch has 36 years of design and management experience as a Consulting Engineer, Construction Contractor, and Public …

Funding Announced for Widening of SE Loop I-820 from Rosedale Street to Brentwood Stair Road

FORT WORTH, TX — The Southeast Connector project is being expanded to accelerate the inclusion of Interstate 820 from Rosedale Street to Brentwood Stair Road.

In a partnership with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, and with funding from growth in Proposition 1 revenues generated by oil and gas …

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Gholikhani Joins LAN as Project Engineer

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Mohammadreza Gholikhani, Ph.D., PE, joins planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam Inc. (LAN) as a Project Engineer for the Municipal team. Based in the San Antonio office, Gholikhani will serve as Lead Design Engineer for municipal transportation projects throughout Central Texas. …

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Greystar Completes First Logistics Project in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC (Greystar), a company focusing on the investment, development, and management of real estate, including rental housing, logistics, and life sciences has completed its development of The Mill, a 166,000-square-foot, shallow-bay distribution facility in Northwest Houston, Texas.

“The Mill marks the first of …

Halff Unveils Brand Refresh

RICHARDSON, TX — Halff announces a refresh of its brand. An employee-owned engineering and architecture firm started by Dr. Albert H. Halff in Dallas in 1950, Halff has grown to 1,400 employees in 28 offices in Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. Halff also has seven Florida locations: Chipley, Crestview, …

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Hilton of Greenville Receives TxDOT’s 2023 Road Hand Award

AUSTIN, TX — W.D. “Dee” Hilton Jr. recently received the Texas Department of Transportation's 2023 Road Hand Award at the annual Texas Transportation Forum. Considered one of TxDOT’s highest honors, the Road Hand Award was created in 1973 and is given to those who support and have led major …

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Ingram Joins HNTB as Project Director in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Mark Ingram, PE, joins HNTB Corporation as a Vice President and Project Director in HNTB’s Houston office. Ingram brings more than 30 years of traffic and transportation engineering and planning experience for projects in Houston and the surrounding region.

“Mark brings an impressive level of leadership, …

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JD Martin Names Crawford Vice President of Contractor Sales

HOUSTON, TX — Greg Baker, CEO/President of JD Martin announces that Russ Crawford has been promoted to Vice President of Contractor Sales, effective immediately.

With more than 52 years of business and industry experience, Russ is a nationally recognized electrical industry expert and technical partner. Crawford has been leading …

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KISD Celebrates Dedication of Renovated Killeen High School

KILLEEN, TX — Killeen ISD recently celebrated the dedication of the historic renovation and addition of Killeen High School. Funded by the voter-approved 2018 Bond, the project includes significant renovations to CTE classrooms, the auditorium, main gym and library, as well as a new two-story academic wing that features classrooms, …

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LPA Design Studios' Graham Receives National AIA Young Architect Award

DALLAS, TX — LPA Design Studios Project Manager Brien Graham has earned the national 2023 Young Architect Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in recognition of his work improving communities and creating a more equitable profession.

The Young Architect Award is the industry's highest honor for emerging architects, …

McCarthy Awarded Multiple Denton Civil Projects

DENTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has been awarded three road construction projects with the City of Denton. The projects — Mayhill Road, Neighborhood 7A Street Reconstruction, and Southeast Denton Package B Street Reconstruction — involve extending existing roads, street reconstruction, and water and wastewater improvements.

“Along with the …

Melton and Sjulin Join BGE as Senior Project Managers

FORT WORTH, TX — BGE, Inc. announces that Ross Melton, PE, has joined the firm’s Fort Worth office as Senior Project Manager in the Land/Site Development department.

Melton comes to BGE with more than 20 years of experience leading design, permitting, and project management efforts to provide cost-effective solutions …

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Moedl Joins Primoris Services Corporation as President of its Utilities Business

DALLAS, TX — Primoris Services Corporation (Primoris) announces that Colt Moedl has joined the company as President of its Utilities business segment. Moedl has over 20 years of experience in the utility construction industry, during which he has overseen the delivery of large-scale projects for prominent power delivery and energy …

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New Programs for Funding Assistance at the Local Levels of Government

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau has a new funding and resource program designed to help communities launch large projects. It is called Thriving Communities, and it was created by passage of the Appropriations Act. The program will provide an abundance of funding, assistance, and other resources …

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Stewart-Amos
Your local Stewart-Amos dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
New System Will Increase Water Reliability and Capacity in Cedar Park, Leander, and Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX — Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority, or BCRUA, is a regional partnership between three cities: Cedar Park, Leander, and Round Rock. These three cities have been growing immensely. They have been some of the fastest-growing cities in Texas. So right now, the water comes to the …

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NexPoint Announces Proposal for TxS District, a 200-Acre Life Sciences District in Plano, Texas

PLANO, TX — NexPoint, an alternative investment firm, announces plans for TxS District, a proposed 200-acre life sciences development in Plano, Texas. The project, named to signify "Technology x Science," is designed to foster innovation and collaboration among companies and institutions across the life science sector.

The project centers …

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Overland Partners Architecture + Urban Design Appoints Ortiz as New Vice President of Business Operations

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Overland Partners announces that Sebastian Ortiz has joined the company as Vice President of Business Operations. The El Salvador native has more than 20 years of experience in the strategic growth and optimization of organizations, ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to large corporations, and has a track …

Ritchie Bros. Auction in Houston Hits Over $61M

HOUSTON, TX — With its first Houston, Texas, site auction of the year, Ritchie Bros. attracted more than 14,500 bidders to compete for 6,500-plus items, generating over $61 million in gross transaction value.

Approximately 87 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to U.S. buyers, including 48 percent …

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Skanska Announces Topping out of 1550 on the Green, Houston’s Greenest New Office Development

HOUSTON, TX — Skanska, a global development and construction firm, recently celebrated the topping out of its Discovery Green office tower, 1550 on the Green. As the 28-story, 375,000-square-foot Class-A office building nears completion, the milestone event, featuring leaders from anchor tenant Norton Rose Fulbright, marked a significant step …

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ASV
Your local ASV dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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Sundt Adds One, Promotes Two in Transportation Group

DALLAS, TX — Sundt Construction recently hired one and promoted two to support its Transportation group at its Irving, Texas, office. Jackie Barnes was hired as a Senior Estimator, and Michaela Givan and Nick Shumate were promoted to Lead Estimator and Preconstruction Project Manager, respectively.

Barnes previously worked as a …

Texas Governor, TxDOT Developing Record $100B Plan for Projects Across the State

AUSTIN, TX — Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are proposing a record 10-year $100 billion transportation plan that will increase the number of projects to improve congestion, maintain roadways, and increase safety across the state. This is estimated to be $15 billion more than the …

TxDOT Provides an Update on Grand Parkway

LEAGUE CITY, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces the execution of an agreement to begin developing the Grand Parkway extension from League City to Alvin. The extension project is known as Segment B.

“TxDOT has entered into project agreements with both Galveston and Brazoria Counties for TxDOT …

USDOT Establishes Partnership with the City of Austin to Finance Mobility and Infrastructure Projects

AUSTIN, TX — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) established a strategic partnership to facilitate innovative delivery and financing of infrastructure improvements in Austin, Texas. The Emerging Projects Agreement focuses on the City of Austin’s more than $22 billion Mobility Program of Projects, a network of projects designed to improve …

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UTA’s Use of Plastic Road Material a First for Texas

ARLINGTON, TX — A University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Civil Engineering Professor is using both recycled and unrecycled plastic waste products to fill in surface cracks and reduce rutting in roads — the first use of what is called “plastic road” material in Texas.

Sahadat Hossain, UTA Civil Engineering …

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NPK Construction Eq Inc
Your local NPK Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
WPI
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Veteran Texas A&M Transportation Institute Researcher Retires After 44 Years

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Tim Lomax never expected his career would involve so much talking.

In fact, the longtime transportation researcher freely admits that he became an engineer because he was good at math and not so good with people. But in his 40-plus years with the Texas A&M Transportation …

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VLK Architects Breaks Ground on Royse City ISD’s Elementary School #7

ROYSE CITY, TX — VLK Architects joined with Royse City ISD (RCISD) to celebrate the groundbreaking of the district’s seventh elementary school. This project, to be named this summer following community input, was included in the May 2021 Bond.

“VLK was honored to take part in the groundbreaking for the …

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VLK’s Brown is Named Texas Society of Architects School Safety Work Group Co-Chair

FORT WORTH, TX — VLK Architects announces Principal Lauren Brown has been named 2023 Co-Chair for the Texas Society of Architects School Safety Work Group.

Created in response to the 2018 Santa Fe High School shooting, the committee works to address several issues identified by state leaders as immediate needs …

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VLK’s Hill Awarded James R. Wooten Service Award by AIA Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TX — The Fort Worth Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Fort Worth) celebrated the 2022 Honor Awards. These annual awards are given to various members, projects, individuals, and groups for their outstanding achievement and exemplary services to their communities. VLK Architects announces Lee Hill as …

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Vortex Companies Promotes Graham to Senior Vice President of Services Division

HOUSTON, TX — Mike Vellano, CEO of the Vortex Companies announces the promotion of Ryan Graham to Senior Vice President of Services. "Ryan has been here since our founding in 2015 and has excelled in every position and challenge put in front of him," Vellano said. "This new role …

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Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
ASCO Equipment
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American Constructors' Clay Shoot Raises Record Donation for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

AUSTIN, TX — American Constructors announces a donation of $100,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA), marking the largest donation from the company’s signature fundraiser to date. As a result of the generosity of American Constructors’ clients, partners, friends, and Clay Shoot sponsors over the …

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ASCO Acquires Oklahoma-Based OCT Equipment, Inc.

LUBBOCK, TX — Lubbock-based Associated Supply Company, Inc. (ASCO), a CASE Construction Equipment dealer, has acquired Oklahoma City-based OCT Equipment, Inc. (OCT) with locations in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Clinton, Oklahoma, expanding ASCO’s CASE territory.

The newly acquired locations continue to grow their footprint to a total of 27 locations, …

Asset Management Program Helps Water and Wastewater Systems Prepare for the Future

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Water and wastewater systems are made up of many assets that work together to provide drinking water and wastewater disposal in communities every day. Assets, or equipment, like pipes, tanks, pumps, wells, and other components require maintenance and upgrades over time. To maintain these assets in …

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Bechtel Celebrates the Completion of the Cutlass Solar Farm Project

FORT BEND, TX — Bechtel announces the completion of the Cutlass Solar project in Fort Bend, Texas. The solar photovoltaic project added 140 MWDC to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas’ Houston Zone, enough to power approximately 20,000 homes with zero-carbon electricity and eliminate 300,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions. …

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Compact Construction Equipment Celebrates Grand Opening of Wichita Falls Location

This past November, Compact Construction Equipment (CCE) hosted a grand opening for their new location in Wichita Falls, Texas. The new location, at 7304 Seymour Highway, is near Highways 82 and 277. The building sits on two acres and contains an 11,000-square-foot office, shop, and service facility.

Guests of the …

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Sany Excavators
Your local SANY America dealer
Texas State Equipment
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DCTA Is Expanding for 2023

DENTON, TX — The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) announces the arrival of four leaders for the agency. Maurice Bell joins the organization as Chief Operating Officer, and Sherrelle Evans-Jones is now on board as Chief Financial Officer. In addition, DCTA has brought on Bracey Goodwin IV as Director of …

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El Paso Project Recognized with We Build Texas Awards

EL PASO, TX — The We Build Texas project awards were recently presented at the Texas Transportation Forum in Austin, and the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) El Paso District received two of six honors for the I-10 Connect project in the design and the construction categories.

The $100 …

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First Building at UNT at Frisco Opens as UNT Plants its Flag Permanently in Collin County

FRISCO, TX — From several vantage points of the University of North Texas' (UNT) four-story Frisco Landing building, students have an eagle-eye view of the surrounding Dallas-Fort Worth area. They also have access to classrooms and study spaces where they can create the vision for their future — many working …

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Gensler Announces New Promotions in Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Gensler announces the promotions of John Houser, RA; Travis Albrecht, AIA, LEED AP, SEED Certified, RA; Michael Rey, AIA, NCARB; Ken Wiesehuegel, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP ID+C; Todd MacPherson, AIA, LEED AP; and Vince Flickinger, RID, IIDA, LEED AP BD+C throughout the …

Hunter Announces Barragan as Vice President, Special Projects

HOUSTON, TX — Hunter announces Jose Barragan as the international blast-resistant building firm’s new Vice President of Special Projects. In his role, Barragan will provide support and conduct long-range planning for the organization’s estimating and design efforts, implementing solutions and procedures for various divisions within Hunter.

Barragan brings more than …

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Jacobs Announces Transition of Jaramillo to CFO

DALLAS, TX — Jacobs, announces that Claudia Jaramillo, currently the company's Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, will succeed Kevin Berryman as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 14, 2023. At that time, Berryman will serve as Special Advisor to Jacobs Chief Executive Officer, …

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Jennings Joins HFA Architects & Engineers as Vice President of Logistics

FORT WORTH, TX — Marc Jennings, an architect with experience in construction and development, joins HFA Architects & Engineers as Vice President of Logistics.

The industrial-sector expert leads HFA's Fort Worth studio and spearheads growth of the company's industrial and logistics programs, which include electrical, refrigeration, fire-protection, civil engineering, …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Becomes Magni Telescopic Handlers' Dealer in Oklahoma and West Texas

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Magni Telescopic Handlers announces that Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has become the Magni authorized dealer for Oklahoma and West Texas.

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. is a distributor of heavy equipment, industrial equipment, and cranes in the central United States, offering parts, rentals, sales, service, financing, product support, and …

KP ENGINEERING ACQUIRED BY THE SHAW GROUP

HOUSTON, TX — KP Engineering (KPE), a company that designs and executes customized EPC solutions for the refining, syngas, hydrogen, and renewable fuels industries, announces the completed acquisition of its assets by The Shaw Group (Shaw), a company that focuses on global pipe and module fabrication. Going forward the company's …

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LAN's Duehr Receives Young Engineer of the Year Honor

DALLAS, TX — Austin Duehr, PE, ENV SP, has been named the Young Engineer of the Year by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers - Preston Trail Chapter. Duehr is a Dallas-based project manager for Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., a planning, engineering, and program management firm. …

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Sennebogen LLC
Your local Sennebogen LLC dealer
WPI
ASCO Equipment
LAN’s Ramos Appointed to City Park Redevelopment Authority Board - TIRZ 12

HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Mayor and the City Council have appointed Mackrena L. Ramos, PE to the City Park Redevelopment Authority and Tax Reinvestment Zone #12 Board of Directors. Ramos is a Vice President with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN), a planning, engineering, and program management firm …

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McCownGordon Adds Roberge as Senior Director of Preconstruction in DFW

DALLAS, TX — McCownGordon Construction, a construction management firm, recently added Gale Roberge, Senior Director of Preconstruction, to its team in Dallas-Fort Worth. She brings more than three decades of construction management experience to the firm. Her addition further expands the company’s presence in the DFW market and …

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METRO President & CEO Announces Plans to Retire

HOUSTON, TX — METRO's longest serving President & CEO Tom Lambert announces plans to retire from the agency at the end of this year. Lambert began serving as President & CEO in 2013.

During that time, Lambert has led a team of more than 4,000 working each day to …

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Michael Baker International Names Lim as Office Manager - Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Michael Baker International announces that HoJin Lim, P.E., CFM, has joined the firm as Office Manager of its Houston, Texas, office. In this role, Lim will lead the office by managing and overseeing all office personnel and business activities provided by Michael Baker in the Houston …

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New Business Park Coming to Southeast Austin with Ferguson Prelease

AUSTIN, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, plans to transform more than 67 acres in Southeast Austin into a new urban industrial business park. Located at the northeast corner of State Highway 130 and Elroy Road, the four-building project will have 602,400 …

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Overland Partners Architects + Urban Design Appoints New President and Leadership Team

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Overland Partners, a Texas-based architecture and urban design firm, appoints Adam Bush, AIA, as their new President. Bush, who recently celebrated 16 years with the firm serving as Principal and Director of Overland's Education practice, will lead Overland into the future, transitioning from a …

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Pragada Assumes Role as Chief Executive Officer at Jacobs

DALLAS, TX — Following its previously announced leadership succession plan, Jacobs confirms Bob Pragada has been named Chief Executive Officer. He is expected to join the company's Board of Directors upon certification of the results of its Annual Meeting.

Pragada brings more than 30 years of global business leadership and …

Seefried Properties, USAA Real Estate Break Ground on New Industrial Park in Rockwall, Texas

ROCKWALL, TX — Seefried Properties, a privately held real estate firm specializing in the development of industrial properties, along with capital partner and real estate investment manager, USAA Real Estate, announce construction has commenced at Rockwall Park 30, a new logistics facility in Rockwall, Texas. Situated on a …

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Skanska Breaks Ground on The University of Texas at Tyler's Medical Education Building

TYLER, TX — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, broke ground for The University of Texas at Tyler’s Medical Education Building. Texas Governor Greg Abbott was in attendance as the area celebrated UT System’s seventh medical school and the first of its kind in Northeast Texas, where new …

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SmithGroup Celebrates Opening of UHD Wellness & Success Center

HOUSTON, TX — SmithGroup celebrates the opening of the University of Houston - Downtown’s (UHD) new Wellness & Success Center, which recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Designed by SmithGroup in association with HarrisonKornberg Architects and built by Vaughn Construction, the 75,000-square-foot facility creates a hub for students and establishes …

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Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
WPI
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Stantec Selected to Lead Planning for Proposed El Paso Downtown Deck Plaza

PLANO, TX — Stantec has been selected by the City of El Paso to lead planning, visioning, and schematic design for a proposed deck plaza over the IH-10, which runs through the heart of El Paso. The deck plaza would reconnect neighborhoods that have been divided since the construction of …

State’s Top Water Groups and Key Water Stakeholders Form Broad Coalition to Support Water Funding

AUSTIN, TX — Texas has an estimated $32.7 billion surplus heading into its 2024-2025 biennium, presenting a generational opportunity to help Texas invest in water, wastewater, and flood/stormwater projects. In anticipation of a significant push by the Texas Legislature to direct significant additional funding to address the state’s aging water …

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Sullivan Joins Pfluger as Houston Office Managing Principal

HOUSTON, TX — Raleigh Sullivan joins Pfluger Architects as Managing Principal of the firm’s Houston office. A graduate of Auburn University and Texas native, he brings over 16 years of experience in education, civic, and commercial architecture.

Over the course of his career, Raleigh has learned that working with people …

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Takeuchi Hires Wells as Southwest Regional Business Manager

KATY, TX — Takeuchi-US names Austin Wells as its new Southwest Regional Business Manager.

Wells will manage all sales activity in the Southwest region, which includes Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado. His duties will include dealer development and recruitment, inventory control, forecasting, promotions, sales planning, and goal setting within that …

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Texas Governor Signs Historic Infrastructure Agreement with U.S. Military

AUSTIN, TX — Governor Greg Abbott signed the largest Statewide Intergovernmental Support Agreement (S-IGSA) between the State of Texas and the United States Military to bolster infrastructure and transportation improvements on federal military property across the state. This historic 10-year agreement authorizes the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to complete …

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Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Trophy Tractor Adds to Burleston Growth with New Facility

Trophy Tractor recently moved into a new state-of-the-art facility south of Fort Worth. The Burleston location, at 6945 Highridge Drive, is part of the growing area along Highway 35W.

Trophy Tractor’s new facility is on 12 and a half acres and consists of a 5,000-square-foot office and 14,000 square feet …

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TTI’s Aldrete and Dixon Selected as 2022–2023 Regents Fellow Service Award Winners

BRYAN, TX — Two senior researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) have been designated Regents Fellows by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents for 2022–2023. Established in 1988, the award recognizes and honors service, extension, and research professionals who have provided exemplary professional service to society …

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TxDOT Provides Project Update on 820 East Loop

FT. WORTH, TX — Work is progressing toward completion of the approaches to the new State Highway 10 bridge crossing I-820 and construction of the new bridge for the I-820 southbound main lanes over State Highway 121 and the Trinity Railway Express.

There are also plans to remove the old …

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Vector Structural Engineering Opens New Office in Texas

ARLINGTON, TX — Vector Structural Engineering announces that it is opening a new office in Arlington, Texas, to expand its presence in Texas and to help employees achieve their career goals. Scott Van Hoose will lead the charge in this new location, and he was largely responsible for its opening. …

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VLK Architects Announces New Principals, Nebhut and Oehler

AUSTIN, TX — VLK Architects announces Barry Nebhut has joined the firm’s Austin office as Principal. In this role, Nebhut oversees select clients in the greater Central Texas area. With his vast experience in the K-12 sector, Nebhut has managed more than $1 billion in educational facility projects throughout his …

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Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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VSE Announces New Partner and Promotions

HOUSTON, TX — Vogler & Spencer Engineering, Inc. (VSE) announces that Taylor Reed, P.E., has been named the newest partner at the firm.

Reed joins Jeffrey Vogler, P.E., Erik Spencer, P.E., and Ryan Vogler, P.E. as Partners of Vogler & Spencer Engineering. Reed has been on the …

Waukesha Pearce Industries Purchases Komatsu Earthmoving Distributorship

HOUSTON, TX — Houston-based Waukesha Pearce Industries, LLC (WPI) has closed on its acquisition of H&E Equipment ServicesKomatsu earthmoving distribution business, which covers the state of Louisiana and five counties in southwest Arkansas. The acquisition includes H&E’s Kenner distribution facility and the assignment of H&E’s lease of the …

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Zetterstrom is New President of SAME Houston/Galveston Post

HOUSTON, TX — Lars Zetterstrom, PE, has been sworn in as the new President of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Houston/Galveston Post. A professional engineering organization, SAME promotes the advancement of technical knowledge and fosters collaboration between government and industry on infrastructure solutions.

A member of …

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Alterman Completes its Second Annual 8 Weeks of Giving Campaign

LIVE OAK, TX — Alterman's second annual 8 Weeks of Giving campaign kicked off with a donation from the company's foundation to the Wilson County No Kill Animal Shelter in Floresville. The campaign provided one check per week to a special charity, organization, or cause that Alterman’s employee owners …

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Atlanta State Park Employees Win State Adopt-A-Highway Award

ATLANTA, TX — An Adopt-A-Highway group in Cass County has been named 2022’s Group of the Year. The group, Atlanta State Park Employees, was recognized for showing remarkable dedication to the program.

“This group has been on a mission since they formed in 2006,” said Texas Department of Transportation Atlanta …

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Kleemann
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Buc-ee's to Break Ground on New Travel Center in Hillsboro, Texas

HILLSBORO, TX — Buc-ee's will soon break ground on its new travel center in Hillsboro, Texas. The start of construction will be celebrated with a ceremony attended by local leaders.

Located at 165 State Highway 77, Buc-ee's Hillsboro will occupy 74,000 square feet and offer 120 fueling positions. Buc-ee's favorites …

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Caterpillar Names Balmer-Millar as New Chief Sustainability Officer

IRVING, TX — Caterpillar Inc. announces that Lou Balmer-Millar, Ph.D. will assume responsibility for the Chief Sustainability Officer role in addition to her current responsibility as Senior Vice President of the Large Power Systems Division within the Energy and Transportation segment. Balmer-Millar succeeds Julie Lagacy, who was Caterpillar's first …

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Cedillo Appointed TxDOT Brownwood District Engineer

BROWNWOOD, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) appoints Greg Cedillo, P.E. as the Brownwood District Engineer.

Cedillo began his career with TxDOT in 1999 after graduating from Texas Tech University. He served as an Engineering Assistant in the Lubbock District until 2002 when he transferred to the Wichita …

City of Round Rock Approves Agreements with Williamson County for Road Improvements

ROUND ROCK, TX — The Round Rock City Council approved three interlocal agreements with Williamson County for future transportation projects at a recent regularly scheduled meeting. The agreements calls for the following improvements, which are all currently in the design phase:

County Road 112 (Avery Nelson Parkway) Widening Project from …
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City, Texas A&M Reach Terms Over Expanded Fort Worth Campus

FT. WORTH, TX — City Council approved an interlocal agreement that spells out the general terms and conditions the city and Texas A&M University will follow in helping to develop the proposed Texas A&M campus in downtown Fort Worth.

Councilmembers approved the agreement that will go before the Texas A&M …

Dallas-Fort Worth Bicycle-Pedestrian Projects Awarded $55M

DALLAS/FT. WORTH — The Regional Transportation Council approved $55 million in federal funding for construction of 13 active transportation projects in Collin, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant counties. A combined $8 million in local match provided by the local communities brings the total investment in the region’s bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure …

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Dallas Park and Recreation's Management Partner — Fair Park First — Unveils Plans for Community Park

DALLAS, TX — Fair Park First unveiled updated renderings of the 18-acre Community Park Complex. These new renderings showcase a bird’s-eye view of the entire Community Park Complex along Fitzhugh Avenue, a view of one of the play areas featuring a skywalk and hillside slides, and a snapshot of an …

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DPR Construction Appoints Floyd as Chief Financial Officer

DALLAS, TX — DPR Construction, a technical builder, announces it has appointed Angela Floyd as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Floyd has nearly two decades of experience as a seasoned strategist — providing oversight of financial services, financial reporting and analysis, tax, treasury, and internal audit functions.

In her …

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Duke of Texas-Based True North Emergency Management Promoted to Vice President

ARLINGTON, TX — Dade Duke is one of eight new Vice Presidents named recently by Neel-Schaffer, Inc., an engineering, planning, and construction management firm with offices or major projects underway across nine Southeastern states.

Duke serves as a Senior Data Manager for True North Emergency Management, a Neel-Schaffer …

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Goodman Inducted into Texas Transportation Hall of Honor

HOUSTON, TX — A transformational leader in the Texas transportation industry for more than 45 years, Barry Goodman was inducted into the Texas Transportation Hall of Honor at a reception at the Omni Houston Hotel. He was recognized for his decades-long career of building effective partnerships to develop, fund, and …

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Historic Marine Neighborhood Selected for $3.8M Improvements

FT. WORTH, TX — Ft. Worth City Council selected Historic Marine as the neighborhood to focus its $3,887,650 Neighborhood Improvement Program allocation in 2023. The Neighborhood Improvement Program is an annual effort of the City of Fort Worth, implemented by Neighborhood Services Department staff, that provides targeted capital investments to …

HR&A Named Economic Development Consultant for Panther Island

FT. WORTH, TX — Last year, several important milestones were reached in the continued development of Panther Island:

  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced an allocation of $403 million from the federal government to provide funding for the Central City Flood Control Project, which allowed local partners to turn …
Introducing DEVELON, the Next Evolution in Construction Equipment Innovation

SUWANEE, GA — The familiar brand of orange construction equipment known as Doosan will now be called DEVELON throughout the world. Under the new brand name, the company will continue providing innovative products and solutions, further cementing its status as a global leader in construction equipment and solutions for the …

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McCarthy Moves Dallas Headquarters to New Office

DALLAS, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has moved their Dallas office to a new location in Richardson. The new office, located in the CityLine mixed-use development, will also serve as headquarters for McCarthy’s parent company, Genuine McCarthy Enterprises, and its associated subsidiaries.

McCarthy has been building in Dallas …

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McCarthy Tops Out Houston Methodist Cypress Hospital Campus

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. recently celebrated the topping out of Houston Methodist’s new Cypress Hospital campus located in the greater Houston area. The Houston Methodist campus sits on 105 acres and consists of a seven-story hospital, two medical office buildings, and a central utility plant, with a …

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Hamm
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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More than 30 City Electric Supply Branches Donate Over 1,000 Toys to Children in Need this Holiday Season

DALLAS, TX — More than 30 City Electric Supply (CES) branches committed to hosting their first-ever toy drive in 2021. They successfully donated hundreds of toys and picked the mission right back up in 2022 for the second annual toy drive. This year, the results were even greater. Thirty-three CES …

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New Development Phase Tops Out at Hall Park in Frisco, Texas

FRISCO, TX — Dallas-based developer HALL Group announces the topping out of three new towers at HALL Park a 16-story, Class AAA office tower; a 224-key boutique hotel and suites; and a 19-story, luxury multifamily tower designed to bring a live-work-play destination to the heart of Frisco. The milestone signals …

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Officials Announce Consensus on TxDOT I-45 Project

HOUSTON, TX — After almost two years of discussion and negotiation, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces that it has reached common ground with City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County officials, which will help advance the I-45 North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP).

“Both the Memorandum …

Pacific Mobile Structures Acquires Sustainable Modular Management

FRISCO, TX — Pacific Mobile Structures (PMSI) acquires Sustainable Modular Management (SMM) a fellow family-owned modular building company based in Frisco, Texas. The announcement comes after Garth Haakenson, President and CEO of Pacific Mobile Structures, and Nick Mackie, President and CEO of SMM began discussing the benefits of …

Region’s Transportation-AQ Balance Receives Federal Approval

DALLAS, TX — The U.S. Department of Transportation has determined the Metropolitan Transportation Plan approved by the Regional Transportation Council in June conforms with federal air quality regulations, allowing current and future multimodal improvements in the long-range plan to move forward.

A conformity determination is required because 10 Dallas-Fort Worth …

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Volvo CE
Your local Volvo Construction Equipment dealer
Sierra Machinery
Romco Equipment Co
ASCO Equipment
Revolution Energy Storage Breaks Ground

MIDLAND, TX — Spearmint Energy, a renewable energy company enabling the clean energy revolution through battery energy storage, announces that it has begun construction of Revolution, its 150 MW, two-hour battery energy storage project in West Texas, in partnership with Mortenson, a power engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor …

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Schiedeck, Ferris Emerge as Cat Global Operator Challenge Regional Champions

CLAYTON, NC — Thirty-five dealer event winners from across North America gathered in Clayton, North Carolina, to prove their mastery of both equipment and efficiency-boosting technology. Only two emerged victorious and earned the right to advance to the final round of the Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge (GOC) held in Las …

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Sundt Foundation Donates $17,500 to Central Texas Charities

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The Sundt Foundation awarded $17,500 to six Central Texas nonprofits during its latest giving round. Successful Connections, Inc., Colt Catalina Foundation, Kinetic Kids, Inc., Retreat Home for Children, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children - Texas Region, and Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas will all use …

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Terex Utilities Promotes Cammisa to Senior Director of Services

WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Utilities announces that Nick Cammisa has been promoted to Senior Director of Services, and will now lead the Terex Services team.

“Nick brings well-rounded experience to his role as Senior Director of Services from branch management, sales, and strategic account management, and is positioned to lead …

Thompson Pump Launches Partnership with Kirby-Smith Machinery in Central United States

TULSA, OK — Thompson Pump expands its distribution in the central United States with a new partnership. Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of heavy-duty, diesel-powered bypass and dewatering pumps, announces its distributor’s agreement with Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.

With this new partnership, Kirby-Smith, a distributor of heavy construction equipment …

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Sakai America Inc
Your local Sakai America Inc dealer
NED - Texas
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Universal Parks & Resorts Plans to Bring New Concept for Families with Young Children to Frisco, Texas

FRISCO, TX — Universal Parks & Resorts announces a theme park specifically designed to inspire fun for families with young children. The new park concept, set in a lush green landscape and featuring immersive themed lands, celebrates Universal’s brand of entertainment, humor, and innovation and brings to life its characters …

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UTA Project Aims to Better Manage Roadway Traffic Flow

ARLINGTON, TX — A civil engineering researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington is leading a project that will aim to improve smart traffic signal management through traffic signal simulation techniques and big data.

Pengfei (Taylor) Li, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, is leading the $292,010 …

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Vermeer Northwest and Vermeer Mountain West Merge

CHANDLER, AZ — Vermeer Northwest and Vermeer Mountain West are joining forces. Vermeer Northwest merged with and took the name of Vermeer Mountain West. Combining these two adjacent Vermeer dealership groups creates a contiguous network of 13 locations spanning much of the western United States. By joining forces, both dealership …

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VLK Architects Announces New Directors for Central Texas

FT. WORTH, TX — VLK Architects announces Stephen Olson has joined the firm as Practice Technology Director. In this role, Olson will be responsible for managing design technology for the entire firm and leading the firm in innovation and management of hardware and software solutions.

“Stephen brings a wealth of …

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Willhite Promoted to Central Region President at WSP USA

CHICAGO, IL — Joe Willhite has been promoted to Central Region President at WSP USA, an engineering, environment, and professional services consultancy. Willhite succeeds Rebecca Nolan, who recently assumed the role of WSP USA Chief Development Officer.

As Central Region President, Willhite is responsible for growth and oversight …

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Liebherr Construction Eq
Your local Liebherr Construction Eq dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
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Zarezadeh Joins LAN as Project Manager

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Vahid Zarezadeh, Ph.D., PE, CFM, joins planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam Inc. (LAN) as a Project Manager for the stormwater practice. Based in the San Antonio office, Zarezadeh will serve as the technical manager in drainage concepts and principles.

Zarezadeh, …

A&M Regents Approve Plan for $71.2M in New TAMIU Construction

COLLEGE STATION, TX — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents green-lighted plans for a new Health Sciences Education and Research Center and an expansion for the Western Hemispheric Trade Center at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) with a total planning amount of $71.2 million. The TAMIU go-ahead was …

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Bechtel and Sabanci Renewables Inc. Partner to Grow US Solar Market

FORT BEND, TX — Bechtel has been selected to build a 272 MWdc solar facility for Sabanci Renewables, Inc. in Fort Bend County, Texas. The Fort Bend facility will be the first utility-scale solar project in the United States for Sabanci Renewables, Inc., a subsidiary of Sabanci Holding. Sabanci …

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Conceptual Master Plan Approved for Towne Lake Park

MCKINNEY, TX — The McKinney City Council approved a conceptual master plan for Towne Lake Park that retains the park's natural beauty while incorporating new signature features for residents and visitors.

The multi-year plan details the inclusion of a new performance pavilion, more trails, better access to the lake, and …

Corpus Christi City Council Approves North Beach Revitalization and Drainage Plan

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – At a regularly scheduled business meeting, MIG Civil Engineering, LLC., presented the North Beach Revitalization and Drainage Improvement Plan and Phase 1 of its implementation to the City Council.

City Council voted to adopt the plan, approve phase 1 construction of the project, and repeal …

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Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
Nueces Power Equipment
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Environmental Sustainability Will be Key Feature at Future City Hall

FORT WORTH, TX — Fort Worth has purchased the former Pier 1 building to transform the way municipal services are delivered in the city. The move will bring functions from 22 departments from 14 buildings into the site. The existing tower is undergoing changes to support a welcoming and functional …

Fort Worth Gains Seat on Transportation Body

FORT WORTH, TX — Fort Worth will gain a seat on the Regional Transportation Council, pushing membership on the transportation policy-making body to 45.

Fort Worth will now have four seats on the RTC, second in representation to Dallas’ six seats. The additional seat is a result of population …

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Fort Worth Names Construction Firms for Convention Center Expansion

FT. WORTH, TX — The City of Fort Worth announces it has selected three North Texas construction firms to lead the Fort Worth Convention Center’s expansion. The firms, each based in and with deep ties to North Texas, were chosen based on their extensive past experience.

Under the contract, the …

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Griffin Dewatering Acquires the Pump & Integrity Rental Segment of Cross Country Infrastructure Services

HOUSTON, TX — Griffin Dewatering (Griffin), a portfolio company of Crossplane Capital (Crossplane), a Dallas-based private equity firm, acquires the Pump & Integrity Rental segment (Pump & Integrity) of Cross Country Infrastructure Services.

Originally founded in 1978, Pump & Integrity is a specialty pump and equipment rental and solutions …

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HNTB Expands El Paso Office with New Lease and Key Hires

EL PASO, TX — HNTB, an infrastructure solutions firm, has signed a lease for a new office space in downtown El Paso to accommodate current and future growth of staff. The firm is currently building out a 4,200-square-foot office located in the WestStar Tower at Hunt Plaza.

"We are …

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Atlas Copco Compressors Inc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Romco Equipment Co
HNTB to Partner with City of Dallas Department of Aviation on Capital Projects

DALLAS, TX — HNTB has been selected by the City of Dallas Department of Aviation to provide independent construction management services, including construction inspection services, and project management services for multiple capital projects within the Dallas Airport System.

“We are proud to continue our long partnership with the City of …

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HOK Establishes New Office in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, TX — HOK is increasing its presence in Texas by opening a new office in Austin. Led by longtime Austinites Vanessa Rabe, AIA, RID, LEED AP, and George Blume, AIA, IIDA, NCARB, the office will support current clients such as the Texas Facilities Commission with the new …

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Inspire Development Starts Construction on Mixed-Use Community in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Austin-based Inspire Development has kicked off vertical construction of its $2 billion mixed-use project in northwest Austin called Pearson Ranch with the start of an apartment community.

The new project, called The Eden, will include 306 apartment “smart” units that integrate the latest technological features with a …

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KAI Promotes Vetter to Principal - Electrical Engineering

DALLAS, TX — KAI announces the promotion of H. John Vetter II, PE to Principal - Electrical Engineering at its Dallas-Fort Worth office. KAI hired Vetter in September 2021 to the new position of National Electrical Engineering Subject Matter Expert.

In his expanded role, Vetter will collaborate with Charles Keefer, …

Kansas City Southern Breaks Ground on Second Span of New International Bridge in Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas

LAREDO, TX — Kansas City Southern (KCS) ceremonially broke ground on both sides of the new International Railroad Bridge spanning the Rio Grande from Laredo, Texas, to Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. This new bridge will be constructed alongside the existing bridge and is estimated for completion by year-end 2024.

"Today marks …

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Finn
Your local Finn Corporation dealer
Romco Equipment Co
McCarthy Awarded Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund Grant

DALLAS, TX — McCarthy’s Southern Region has been awarded a Skills Development Fund (SDF) grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. The SDF is an upskilling program offering grants to provide site-specific, customized training opportunities for Texas businesses and their employees to increase skill levels and wages of the Texas …

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McCarthy Forms New Southern Region Civil Business Unit

DALLAS, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces the formation of a civil business unit for the company’s Southern Region. Jeromy Shaw, Senior Vice President of Operations, leads the Civil Business Unit, focusing on clients in transportation, rail, aviation, renewables, water, and commercial markets.

“Texas, and the region, continues …

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METRO Celebrates the Installation of Digital Signs

HOUSTON, TX — METRO leadership and community partners celebrated the installation of bus arrival digital signs at the Hiram Clarke Transit Center.

"This transit center is a key asset in the community, and we're excited to host the unveiling of METRO's new digital signage network," said Homer Clark, Board …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Promotes Jeffus to Executive Vice President

DALLAS, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) promotes Justin Jeffus to Executive Vice President. Jeffus, a partner of the firm, is committed to operational excellence through leading, developing, and equipping people to support MYCON’s long-term vision. By employing imaginative and logical thought to situations, Jeffus has been instrumental …

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New Business Development Professional, Wadlington, Joins MYCON General Contractors, Inc.

DALLAS, TX — Dallas-Based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) welcomes Jacob Wadlington, who will serve as Vice President of Business Development. Wadlington will be responsible for generating commercial construction opportunities and creating and cultivating partnerships with clients and industry peers committed to long-term relationships.

“Jacob is a natural leader, …

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SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Tejas
SITECH Rocky Mountain
SITECH SE Texas
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New Employees Join Mbroh Engineering in Offices Across Texas

DALLAS, TX — Mbroh Engineering continues to grow with many new technical and leadership additions in offices across Dallas and Houston. New leadership team member Sara DeMark has joined the firm’s Dallas office as Chief Administrative Officer, and new employees Rijo Rajan (Dallas) and Dick McAdams and Jeff Lai (Houston) …

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Novak Commercial Construction Promotes Three Employees to Director Roles

GEORGETOWN, TX — Three team members at Novak Commercial Construction have been promoted to new leadership roles as part of a restructuring effort due to significant growth during recent years.

Justin McDaniel, a Senior Project Manager, will serve as Director of Retail Construction. McDaniel has 30 years of construction …

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Plans Unveiled for The Mix, a Mixed-Experience Community

FRISCO, TX — The plans and name for a $3 billion, 112-acre progressive, mixed-experience community built around a vibrant central park — The Mix — have been announced. The first phase of The Mix, located at Dallas Parkway and Lebanon Road in the North Platinum Corridor in Frisco, Texas, recently …

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Raba Kistner Expanding its Engineering Services in the Gulf Coast Region

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Engineering consulting and project management firm Raba Kistner announces its expansion in the Gulf Coast region. Gabriel Ornelas, Jr., PE, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the company’s engineering consultant's division, is leading the expansion.

Industry leaders have joined the firm during the …

Sunbelt Rentals Sets the Gold Standard for Recruiting, Employing, and Retaining Veterans

FORT MILL, SC — Sunbelt Rentals, an equipment rental company, has been recognized with three awards for its efforts to recruit and retain military veterans in North America and globally.

For the first time, Sunbelt Rentals has received the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE …

Texas Comptroller Hegar Announces Transfer of $7.3B to State Highway and Rainy Day Funds

AUSTIN, TX — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announces he has completed the transfer of about $7.3 billion into the State Highway Fund (SHF) and the Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF; commonly known as the Rainy Day Fund). Each fund received nearly $3.64 billion, or 50 percent of the total transfer.

“Texas’ …

Texas First Rentals, a Division of HOLT, Acquires Rental One, a Construction Equipment Rental Company

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Texas First Rentals, a division of HOLT, announces that it has acquired Rental One, a full-service equipment and storage container rental company offering a complete line of construction equipment and supplies in 15 locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and Central Texas regions. …

Texas Sidewalks, Bike Lanes Receive Funding

AUSTIN, TX — As Texas strives to reduce the rising number of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is making available around $250 million for its 2023 Transportation Alternatives Call for Projects.

The federal funding will go toward sidewalks, bike lanes, shared-use paths, and other projects …

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Texas Started 1,217 Transportation Projects in Year-One of Infrastructure Law, New Report Shows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Texas leveraged $5.2 billion in federal highway and bridge formula funds in FY 2022 to help jumpstart 1,217 new improvement projects in communities across the state during the first year of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a review of U.S. Treasury Department data through September …

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Two Major North Texas Highway Projects Reach Major Milestones

FORT WORTH/DALLAS, TX — With shovels and scissors, two major highway projects in Tarrant and Dallas counties recently marked beginning and ending milestones on the path to improving the drive for North Texans. Local and state officials broke ground on a major Tarrant County highway project and cut the ribbon …

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TxDOT Atlanta District Receives Two Safety Awards

ATLANTA, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces the Atlanta District is the recipient of two safety awards including the 2022 Texas Bluebonnet Safety Award and the Outstanding Safety Achievement Award.

Atlanta District Engineer Rebecca Wells was presented the Outstanding Safety Achievement Award by TxDOT Executive Director Marc …

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UTSA Continues Downtown Development with San Pedro II to Advance Workforce Initiatives, Job Creation for San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The UT System Board of Regents approves the next phase of The University of Texas at San Antonio’s (UTSA) downtown development initiatives.

While amplifying the cyber security and data science programs in San Pedro I, the new Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Careers (IEC) building, to be known …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Completes Midlothian ISD's $53M Heritage High School Renovations and Addition

DALLAS, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, recently completed renovations and facility expansions for Midlothian Independent School District's (MISD) Heritage High School.

The $53-million construction project, which began in summer 2020, consists of a 185,000-square-foot addition to Heritage High School, adding …

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American Constructors Celebrates 40 Years in Business

AUSTIN, TX — Cedar-Park based general contractor American Constructors celebrated the company’s 40th year in business. Colleagues, clients, and friends of the firm joined in the celebration at Haute Spot, which included remarks from CEO Marty Burger and COO Joe Charlton.

Founded in 1982 by Bill Heine, American …

ASCO to Represent Hitachi Mining and Construction Products in Texas and Oklahoma

LUBBOCK, TX — Associated Supply Company, INC (ASCO), a provider of construction, agriculture, and material handling equipment, announces that it has been awarded the Texas and Oklahoma sales and service territory for construction and mining equipment by Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. (HCMA).

With over 60 years of experience, ASCO …

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Bell Trucks
Your local Bell Trucks dealer
NED - Texas
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City of McAllen Hosts Ground Breaking Ceremony for $83M Anzalduas Bridge Expansion

MCALLEN TX — McAllen Chamber President & CEO Josh Mejia recently took part in the ground breaking of the $83-million infrastructure project that aims to make Anzalduas Land Port of Entry fully commercial. Many moving parts came together to help the project come to fruition including the City of McAllen, …

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Department of Engineering Technology at Texas State University Announces Penlerick as Director for Concrete Industry Management Program

SAN MARCOS, TX — The Department of Engineering Technology at Texas State University announces the appointment of Ryan Penlerick, MA, CPC as the new Director of the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program. Penlerick brings a wealth of industry experience to the position, having worked for, and owned, multiple construction and …

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Fluor Breaks Ground on I-35 Capital Express South Project in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Fluor Corporation and officials from the Texas Department of Transportation broke ground on the Interstate 35 (I-35) Capital Express South project in Austin, Texas. Fluor was awarded the project in the second quarter of 2022.

“It is always gratifying to break ground on a new project that …

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Governor Abbott, TxDOT Break Ground on Loop 1604 North Expansion

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Governor Greg Abbott and Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. celebrated the groundbreaking for Segment 2 of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Loop 1604 North Expansion project in San Antonio. As part of the statewide Texas Clear Lanes initiative, the $418-million segment aims …

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Henry Joins Atwell as Vice President Oil and Gas

HOUSTON, TX — Gil Henry joins Atwell, LLC, a national consulting, engineering, and construction services firm, as Vice President Oil and Gas. In this leadership role, Henry will continue to drive client and team growth in the oil and gas market. He will be based in Atwell’s Houston, Texas, …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment
Your local Hyundai Construction Equipment USA dealer
NED - Texas
Nueces Power Equipment
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HOLT CAT Customer and Heavy Equipment Operator Schiedeck Wins North American Regional Global Operator Challenge

SAN ANTONIO, TX — A local machine operator John Schiedeck won the North American Regional Finals of the Global Operator Challenge. The North American Regionals were the third round of the Caterpillar 2022/2023 Global Operator Challenge. He will go on to represent HOLT CAT in the Global Operator Challenge Finals …

HOLT Industrial Rentals Launches to Support Texas Businesses Ranging from Sports Arenas to Hospitals to Construction Sites

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Seeking to address the growing needs of the $52-billion U.S. equipment rental market, HOLT Industrial Rentals, a HOLT company, launched to provide specialty industrial equipment solutions throughout Texas.

The increased needs associated with expanding facilities, construction, and climate-based challenges have caused industries — including oil …

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JLG’s All-New E18 Vertical Mast Lifts Now Available

MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, introduces an all-new vertical mast lift series to the market. The new JLG E18MCL model is well-suited for construction and industrial applications that require outdoor and indoor …

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Johnson Joins LAN as Program Manager for Higher Education

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Jennifer Johnson joins planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as a Program Manager for Higher Education.

Based in the San Antonio office, Johnson’s work supports LAN’s collaboration with the Alamo Colleges District. LAN is overseeing a renovation program that includes …

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KAI Hires Lawrence as Senior Project Manager

DALLAS, TX — KAI announces the hiring of James Lawrence, AIA, LEED AP as Senior Project Manager at its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas office. As a Senior Project Manager, Lawrence is responsible for overall project profitability and customer satisfaction. He also manages owner relations and oversees subcontractor and KAI personnel performance. …

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Yanmar
Your local Yanmar dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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KAI Hires Pertzsch as Senior Interior Designer

DALLAS, TX — KAI announces the hiring of Kate Pertzsch, RID, NCIDQ as Senior Interior Designer at its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, office.

Pertzsch is a designer, leader, and facilitator with more than 26 years of diverse professional design experience. Her expertise is in the integration of architecture, planning, and aesthetics …

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Kinchen Named National Construction Director for Water Projects at Burns & McDonnell

KANSAS CITY, MO — Dave Kinchen has been named National Director of Construction for Burns & McDonnell water projects. He will have overall responsibility for strategic positioning and growth of water construction projects throughout all 50 U.S. states.

Kinchen has nearly 35 years of experience working for self-perform national and …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Cox as Director of Smart Construction

DALLAS, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Dennis Cox as its new Director of Smart Construction. Cox will be responsible for KSM’s strategy and growth initiatives related to Komatsu Smart Construction, including both the intelligent Machine Control line and Komatsu’s related suite of products, services, and digital solutions that …

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LAN Announces Cornett as Regional Stormwater Manager, Wright as Program Manager

FORT WORTH, TX — Kimberly Cornett, PE, CFM, F.ASCE, and Kedrick Wright join planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as the Regional Stormwater Manager and Program Manager, respectively.

Kimberly Cornett
Based in the Fort Worth office, Cornett will be managing stormwater initiatives to …
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Leaders Celebrate Topping Out of UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Surgeries in multiple specialties, new services for the region including stem cell therapies and bone marrow transplants, and access to the latest clinical research trials are drawing closer to reality as construction of the half-a-billion-dollar UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital reaches an important …

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Gradall Co
Your local Gradall Industries dealer
WPI
Kirby Smith Machinery
ASCO Equipment
Leopard Street from Crosstown Expressway to Palm Drive in Corpus Christi to Receive $7.8M Reconstruction

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — At a recent City Council meeting, Mayor Paulette Guajardo and the City Council approved a $7.8-million construction contract to Clark Pipeline Services, LLC for the reconstruction of Leopard Street from the Crosstown Expressway to Palm Drive, a project located in Council District 1. Funding for the …

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MacLeod Joins BGE as Director, Environmental Services

HOUSTON, TX — BGE, Inc. announces that Ali MacLeod, Ph.D., has joined the firm’s Houston office as Director, Environmental Services.

MacLeod has more than 26 years of building and leading teams for environmental assessment and remediation projects. Her expertise includes client advocacy, client management, stakeholder engagement, strategic funding and …

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McKinney Breaks Ground on New City Hall Complex

MCKINNEY, TX — The City of McKinney recently broke ground on the new City Hall complex in the Historic Downtown McKinney Cultural District that will accommodate the city's growth for the next generation and serve as a central gathering space and catalyst for development.

The 175,000-square-foot, five-story building will be …

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McKissack & McKissack Appoints Houston Executive Obie as Vice President of Texas Operations

HOUSTON, TX — McKissack & McKissack, a Black- and woman-owned architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) company, announces that Heidi Obie joined the company as Vice President of Operations for Texas. The Houston-based executive has more than 23 years of experience leading program management construction management (PMCM) and building projects …

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Midway Unveils Plans for Watermark Mixed-Use Development in West Houston Corridor

HOUSTON, TX — Midway, the privately owned, fully integrated real estate investment, development, and management firm, announces plans to redevelop the former ConocoPhillips’ corporate headquarters site into Watermark District at Woodcreek (Watermark). Watermark will become a mixed-use destination surrounded by waterfront views and outdoor walkways.

Located just north of …

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Astec
Your local Astec dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
New Cable Barrier Saving Lives

AUSTIN, TX — A recent review of four Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) districts shows the success of more than 130 miles of new cable barriers.

The cable barriers were installed in Lufkin, Pharr, Waco, and Fort Worth using part of the $600 million of Road To Zero funds allocated …

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North Texas Municipal Water District Dedication Celebrates Completion of Bois d’Arc Lake

FANNIN COUNTY, TX — The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) officially dedicated Bois d’Arc Lake in Fannin County, Texas, to celebrate the completion of the state’s newest major reservoir and its associated operations facilities.

The ceremony saw close to 300 officials gathered near the Bois d’Arc Lake dam and …

Pflugerville, Texas Receives $52M WIFIA Loan for Drinking Water Upgrades

PFLUGERVILLE, TX — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding a $52-million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Pflugerville, Texas, to support the city’s Water Treatment Plant Expansion Project.

The project will increase the plant’s drinking water treatment capacity with new treatment and …

Sempra Infrastructure Announces Final EPC Contract with Bechtel for Port Arthur LNG

HOUSTON, TX — Sempra Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Sempra, announces that Port Arthur LNG and Bechtel Energy have amended and restated the fixed-price engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract, for the proposed Phase 1 liquefaction project under development in Jefferson County, Texas. The amended contract includes an updated price …

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Sixth and Guadalupe Mixed-Use Tower Tops Out as the Tallest Tower in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Standing taller than any current building in Austin, Sixth and Guadalupe has topped out at its final height of 865 feet. This much-anticipated milestone has been two and a half years of a steady vertical climb and was met successfully, even with a backdrop of skilled labor …

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TACA Members Gather for Environmental & Safety Seminar

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA), a state trade association for the aggregate, concrete, cement, and associated industries, welcomed 112 attendees to its Environmental & Safety Seminar at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas.

Industry professionals delivered topical presentations on managing environmental and safety regulations …

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Trimble Changes Headquarters to Westminster, Colorado

WESTMINSTER, Colo. —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced that the company has changed its headquarters from Sunnyvale, California to Westminster, Colorado.

Westminster is Trimble’s largest employment center in the U.S. and serves as a central business hub for several of Trimble’s core market segments including agriculture, construction and geospatial. In addition, …

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Trowler Appointed TxDOT's Atlanta District Director of Transportation Operations

ATLANTA, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces that Christina Trowler, P.E. has been selected as the new Director of Transportation Operations for the Atlanta District.

In her new position, Trowler will oversee traffic operations in Bowie, Camp, Cass, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Panola, Titus, and Upshur counties. This …

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TxDOT El Paso Engineer Valtier Receives Prestigious Recognition

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) El Paso District Deputy District Engineer Eddie Valtier, P.E., was recognized with the Dewitt C. Greer Award. The recognition is awarded to one recipient every year and is one of the Big 5 Awards presented by TxDOT and administered by …

Vail Joins HDR to Lead Water Practice in Texas Gulf Coast

GALVESTON, TX — Col. Timothy Vail joins HDR as the Area Water Manager for the Texas Gulf Coast, bringing 25 years of experience and leadership in coastal resiliency efforts in the Lone Star State. In this role, he will lead the rapidly expanding water practice, overseeing the day-to-day operations including …

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VLK Awarded Best Original Design at CANstruction Competition for Second Consecutive Year

FORT WORTH, TX — A team from VLK Architects joined with professionals from the architecture, engineering, and construction industry at North East Mall to participate in the annual CANstruction competition. This year’s theme was Be the Force to End Hunger and VLK’s design, inspired by the Star Wars saga, was …

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Webber Completes IH-35 Waco Construction Project Five Months Ahead of Schedule

WACO, TX — Webber, along with representatives from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the cities of Waco and Bellmead, McLennan County, and Baylor University, celebrated substantial completion of the IH-35 Waco construction project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Event speakers included Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. …

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Western Specialty Contractors Waterproofs Massive Concrete Vehicular Tunnels in Houston’s Memorial Park

HOUSTON, TX — For over 50 years, Memorial Park in Houston, Texas, has been divided in half by Memorial Drive and its busy traffic, but all that has changed. Humans and animal traffic alike now have a safe way to enjoy both sides of the 1,500-acre park with the construction …

AGC Houston Honors Houston's Top Commercial Contractors with APEX Awards

HOUSTON, TEXAS — Houston’s commercial construction industry recently celebrated the most outstanding projects built by Associated General Contractors (AGC) Houston members at the Saturday Night Fever Awards for Project Excellence (APEX) Gala at the Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. The biennial event recognizes member companies for their excellence in construction, …

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Allen Joins BGE as Transportation Business Leader

HOUSTON, TX — Quincy Allen comes to BGE after 37 years with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) where he most recently served as a member of the TxDOT administration team.

As Director of District Operations, Allen provided oversight and direction of all 25 TxDOT districts. He assured the effective …

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Stewart-Amos
Your local Stewart-Amos dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
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Alterman Hosts Kidstruction Dig Day at New Campus Site

LIVE OAK, TX — Alterman and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company recently hosted their first Kidstruction event at the site of the future home of the Alterman Corporate Campus. There were over 200 children in attendance at the real-life construction site.

With the groundbreaking of the Alterman Corporate Campus having taken …

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Austin-Based High 5 Entertainment Expanding to Allen, Texas

ALLEN, TX — High 5 Entertainment announces their expansion to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, primarily serving the north Texas communities of Allen, McKinney, Frisco, and Plano. The Austin-born experiential entertainment company recently acquired over three acres of frontage in the new development, The Farm in Allen, on the south side …

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Baker Joins LAN as Vice President after Distinguished Military Career

SAN ANTONIO, TX — John Baker, PE joins planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as Senior Program Manager and Vice President of Infrastructure. In his new role, Baker will oversee public sector infrastructure projects.

Baker comes to LAN with a storied military career. A …

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City of Corpus Christi Awarded Water Rights Permit for Seawater Desalination

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – At a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Commissioners' meeting in Austin, the Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the City of Corpus Christi's water rights permit for a seawater desalination plant on the Inner Harbor in Corpus Christi. This is the first water rights permit in …

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City of Fort Worth Unveils New Vision for Heritage and Paddock Parks

FORT WORTH, TX — The City Council recently heard updated plans to connect downtown with the Trinity River by redeveloping Heritage Park and the adjacent Paddock Park. Paddock Park is just north of the Tarrant County Courthouse at the base of the Main Street Bridge, which is commonly known as …

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ASV
Your local ASV dealer
CLM Equipment Co
Companies Bring Transportation Solutions to North Texas Through New Program

AUSTIN, TX — The Regional Transportation Council’s (RTC) Certification of Emerging and Reliable Transportation Technology (CERTT) allows for technology providers to implement innovative solutions for transportation issues in the Dallas-Fort Worth region while simultaneously working toward obtaining any federal or state certification needed.

The RTC recently initiated the process …

Council Approves Construction Contracts for Waldron Road and Wildcat Drive

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – At a Corpus Christi City Council meeting, Mayor Paulette Guajardo and the City Council approved two Bond 2020 street construction contracts of $2.3 and $3.2 million.

The first construction contract was awarded to JE Construction Services, LLC of Corpus Christi, Texas, for the rehabilitation of Waldron …

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Denton County Transportation Authority Announces Cristina as New President and CEO

DENTON, TX — The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) Board of Directors appoints Paul Cristina as the agency’s new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Cristina’s appointment follows a nearly six-month nationwide search led by Gregg Moser of Krauthamer & Associates, LLC, a recognized expert in placement of executive transit …

Entergy Texas Announces Construction of Service Center Facility in Beaumont

BEAUMONT, TX — Entergy Texas employees assigned to the Chevyland Service Center near I-10 in Beaumont will soon have a new facility. The Texas Department of Transportation plans to acquire the property where the service center is located for the I-10/US 69 interchange project.

As a result of the project, …

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Exyn Technologies and Trimble Collaborate on a Proof of Concept for a Fully Autonomous Surveying Solution for Construction

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble and Exyn Technologies, a pioneer in multi-platform robotic autonomy for complex, GPS-denied environments, announce a strategic collaboration to explore the use of autonomous construction surveying technology. The solution will integrate Boston Dynamics' Spot robot, the ExynPak powered by ExynAI, and the Trimble X7 total station. …

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NPK Construction Eq Inc
Your local NPK Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
WPI
FAA Awards Another $2.5M for San Antonio Airport Improvements

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that San Antonio will get $2.5 million in funding for airport improvements. The funds are part of the recent $850 million the FAA awarded to 200 U.S. airports through its airport improvement program. The announcement comes within a month of …

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Freese and Nichols Adds Dushi to Lead Federal Team

DALLAS, TX — Freese and Nichols adds Ardita Dushi, PE, MAPM, to its federal team as a Federal Program Manager to help the firm assist federal agencies in the heavy civil water resources line. She brings diverse flood mitigation project and federal agency experience, adding unique management and technical …

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Gulfstream Customer Support Marks Official Opening of Fort Worth Alliance Service Center

FORT WORTH, TX — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces the official opening of its newest Gulfstream Customer Support service center at Fort Worth Alliance Airport. To mark the occasion, federal, state, and local dignitaries, community leaders, and Gulfstream leadership and employees came together for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting held at the facility. …

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Industrial Engineering Firm, Vista Projects, Opens First US Office in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Vista Projects, a North American industrial engineering firm, selects Texas for its first U.S. location.

"After nearly four decades in business — and over 1,000 projects — we're thrilled to offer our industrial engineering services to more Texans," said Tyler Elchuk, Director, Business Development, Vista …

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Jacobs Announces Leadership Succession Plan, Pragada to Succeed Demetriou as CEO

DALLAS, TX — Jacobs announces a leadership succession plan that positions the company to continue driving growth and delivering on the vision that Jacobs has set for its people, clients, communities, and shareholders. Bob Pragada, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Steve Demetriou as Chief Executive Officer …

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Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
ASCO Equipment
JLG Expands Authorized Service Provider Network to Support Customers’ Maintenance and Repair Needs

MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, is expanding its network of Authorized Service Providers in the United States to provide equipment repair, warranty, maintenance, inspections, parts, and other support services nationwide to JLG customers. …

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Kandpal Joins Neel-Schaffer as Water Resources Engineer

ARLINGTON, TX — Neel-Schaffer, Inc., is continuing to expand its water resources team with the addition of Vaishali Kandpal, EIT, to serve as a Water Resources Engineer in Training in the firm’s Arlington, Texas, office.

Kandpal has more than four years of experience as a Water Resources Engineer …

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LAN's Alvarez Receives Top Honors from RHCA

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Elaiza Alvarez, PE, CFM, an Associate and Team Leader with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. has been named the Woman of the Year by the San Antonio Chapter of the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association (RHCA).

Recognized for her work in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction …

LiuGong North America Adds APEX Equipment to Dealer Network

ATOKA, OK — LiuGong North America welcomes APEX Equipment Inc. to its expanding dealer network. Based in Atoka, Oklahoma, the dealership covers a territory that spans from Oklahoma to Southern Arkansas and Northeast Texas. The APEX Equipment leadership team of Ryan Mitchell (President), Bryan Debban (Executive Vice President), and Rick …

Major Construction Project to Begin in Polk County

LUFKIN, TX — A Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) pre-construction meeting was held in the Lufkin District Regional Conference room, signaling the start of a major construction project in Polk County. Engineers, city representatives, consultants, utility, general contractors, environmental, and safety professionals were in attendance to discuss the Corrigan Relief …

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Sany Excavators
Your local SANY America dealer
Texas State Equipment
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Martin Named Transportation Planning & Development Director of TxDOT

ATLANTA, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation announces that Katie Martin, P.E. has been appointed as the new Transportation Planning & Development Director for the Atlanta District.

In her new position, Martin will direct the coordination of district-wide project planning and oversee advanced project development and public involvement. "I …

McCarthy Begins Mobilization of Construction Workforce and Hiring for Leeward Renewable Energy’s 200 MW Horizon Solar Project

DALLAS, TX — McCarthy Building Companies has contracted with Leeward Renewable Energy (LRE) as the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contractor for a utility-scale solar farm in Pearsall, Texas, located approximately an hour southwest of San Antonio. McCarthy is responsible for the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning of the 200-megawatt …

New Projects Approved for TxDOT's Lufkin District

LUFKIN, TX — The Texas Transportation Commission recently approved more than $520.9 million in new construction projects statewide, with more than $12.4 million earmarked for projects in the Lufkin District.

Commissioners also approved more than $75.9 million in maintenance projects, which included more than $1.7 million for the Lufkin District. …

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Ritchie Bros. Sells Over $71M of Equipment in Fort Worth Equipment Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros. sold close to 5,000 equipment items and trucks over three days for over $71 million in gross transaction value, which is up 25 percent from the same auction last year. The unreserved online auction attracted more than 10,800 online bidders from 63 countries.

"We …

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Ritchie Bros. Takes Closer Look at Oil & Gas Support Equipment Sales in September Market Trends Report

FORT WORTH, TX — With its September Market Trends Report, Ritchie Bros. takes a deep dive into sales of oil & gas support equipment over the past 20 months (January 2021 – August 2022), including detailed charts breaking down volume, median asset age, and pricing for boom, vacuum, and bed …

Safe Site Check In and Procore Automate the Daily Log to Improve Labor Productivity and Safety

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Safe Site Check In, a construction management software company for jobsite productivity, announces an integration with Procore Technologies, Inc., a global provider of construction management software. Safe Site Check In quickly and accurately integrates field data into the Procore Construction Platform to help boost …

Southwest Material Handling, Inc. Acquires ProCon JCB

COMMERCE CITY, CO — Southwest Material Handling, Inc. has recently acquired ProCon JCB. Southwest JCB and ProCon JCB will operate as Southwest JCB under the parent company Southwest Material Handling, Inc. Kirt Little, CEO/President of Southwest Material Handling, Inc., announces that Southwest JCB will now operate branches in …

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Sundt Breaks Ground on Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace

EL PASO, TX — Sundt Construction recently broke ground on the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). The center will go hand in hand with the university’s new undergraduate degree in aerospace and aeronautical engineering.

“Getting started on this much-needed, innovative facility …

Takeuchi Launches New Line of Hydraulic Hammers

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi has added seven sound-suppressed hydraulic hammer models to the Takeuchi Attachment Program, helping compact track loader and compact excavator owners accomplish more with their machines.

“Hydraulic hammers are invaluable attachments for breaking up asphalt, concrete, rocks, and other hard materials,” said Lee Padgett, Product Manager …

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Trimble and HP Collaborate to Explore the Use of Robotic Technology for Autonomous Indoor Construction Layout

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble and HP are collaborating on the integration of Trimble's latest robotic total station with HP's new SitePrint robotic layout solution. The solution focuses on transforming the layout process for indoor construction projects.

The announcement was made at the Trimble Dimensions+ Conference, where HP and Trimble …

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Sennebogen LLC
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Trimble Construction Cloud Powered by Microsoft Azure Launches at Trimble Dimensions+ Conference

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble announces the launch of Trimble Construction Cloud powered by Microsoft Azure, an industry cloud to streamline construction projects. Trimble Construction Cloud was developed as part of Trimble's collaboration with Microsoft to advance technology adoption and accelerate the digital transformation of the construction, agriculture, and transportation …

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TxDOT Announces Texas Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan

AUSTIN, TX — The Statewide Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure Plan for Texas is a multi-year plan to enable current and future drivers of electric vehicles to confidently travel across the state for work, recreation, and exploration. One measure of success of the plan for Electric Alternative Fuel Corridors will be …

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TxDOT Announces Three New District Engineers and Director of Alternative Delivery

DALLAS, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces the appointment of Ceason Clemens, P.E. as the Dallas District Engineer, David Salazar, P.E. as the District Engineer for the Fort Worth District, Rebecca Wells, P.E. as the District Engineer for the Atlanta District, and Greg Snider, P.E. as the …

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TxDOT Award Recognizes Heroic Actions of Staff

COLLEGE STATION, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently awarded the Extra Mile Awards at their annual Texas Transportation Short Course in College Station. The Extra Mile Award recognizes employees who have acted heroically to help a fellow Texan in need. An employee who receives this award has: …

TxDOT Completes Upgrades at I-35 and US 183 Interchange in Travis County

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was joined by Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. and Commissioner Robert Vaughn to celebrate major upgrades to the I-35 and US 183 interchange during a ribbon cutting ceremony.

“In 2015, Governor Greg Abbott publicly called on the Texas …

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TxDOT Steps Up Focus on Rural Transportation Needs

AUSTIN, TX — According to the Texas Transportation Commission, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has dedicated billions to statewide connectivity projects to upgrade interstates and other major rural highways over the next 10 years.

“TxDOT is planning to invest an historic level of approximately $14 billion in our …

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Volkswagen Group of America Announces Port Freeport in Texas as New Gulf Coast Hub for Future Operations

FREEPORT, TX — Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) announces Port Freeport as the new major Gulf Coast hub for its future vehicle logistics port operations, in collaboration with Port Freeport and developer KDC. With a 20-year lease agreement, Volkswagen Group of America aims to further improve vehicle logistics …

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WSP USA Promotes Rome to Central Region Development Director

DALLAS, TX — Nolan Rome has been promoted to Central Region Development Director at WSP USA, an engineering, environment, and professional services consultancy.

In his new role, Rome will work with regional, district, and national business line (NBL) leaders to identify new business opportunities and expanded, multidisciplinary service offerings …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction, Acadia Healthcare Top Out Rio Vista Behavioral Health Expansion Project in El Paso

EL PASO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, and Acadia Healthcare Company Inc., a provider of behavioral health care services across the U.S., have topped out the new addition to Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital in El Paso, Texas, marking the …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Awarded Contract for IDI Logistics' Sunrise Commerce Center in Round Rock, Texas

ROUND ROCK, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, was awarded the contract for IDI Logistics’ Sunrise Commerce Center, a Class A industrial development project consisting of five speculative buildings in Round Rock, Texas.

AP will develop the 36-acre industrial tract and …

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Komatsu Dealer Program
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Adolfson & Peterson, Cushman & Wakefield Complete Construction of PGA of America Headquarters' New Home at PGA Frisco

FRISCO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, announces the opening of the newly constructed 106,622-square-foot, $33.5-million PGA of America headquarters building in Frisco, Texas. AP served as contractor in partnership with Cushman & Wakefield, which served as construction manager. Design …

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $101.6M in Funding for Six Projects in Texas

DALLAS, TX — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announces that the Biden-Harris Administration has awarded $101.6 million to support six projects in Texas from the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) program to help move forward on projects that modernize roads, bridges, transit, rail, ports, and intermodal …

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Biden-Harris Administration Sending States Nearly $60B from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for America’s Roads and Bridges

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announces that it has released $59.9 billion in Fiscal Year 2023 apportionments for 12 formula programs to support investment in critical infrastructure, including roads, bridges, and tunnels, carbon emission reduction, and safety improvements utilizing funding from President …

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Britton Joins HDR as Justice Principal

ROUND ROCK, TX — Flint Britton joins HDR as a Justice Principal in the Round Rock, Texas, office. Britton has 30 years of experience in Texas justice planning and will work to continue providing clients and communities with creative design solutions.

As Justice Principal, Britton will focus on building client …

City Council Approves $125M Bond for November 2022 Election

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Corpus Christi Mayor Paulette Guajardo and the City Council passed an ordinance calling for the Bond 2022 Program to be placed on the November 8, 2022 election ballot in the City of Corpus Christi. This ordinance will authorize the city to issue bonds totaling $125 …

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Wirtgen America Inc
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City of Corpus Christi Adopts Record-Setting $1.4B FY 2023 Budget

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Mayor Paulette Guajardo and the City Council recently adopted the City of Corpus Christi’s operating and capital budget totaling $1.4 billion for the Fiscal Year 2023.

The balanced budget is designed to address the community’s top priorities including public safety, streets, and parks. The part …

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City of Fort Worth Breaks Ground on City Council Building

FORT WORTH, TX — City of Fort Worth residents watched and cheered as dignitaries broke ground on the new City Council wing at Future City Hall.

Site enhancements at the former Pier 1 headquarters building, 100 Energy Way, will include a new City Council Chamber facility, which will be home …

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Compact Construction Equipment, LLC Adds New Location in Wichita Falls

WICHITA FALLS, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas opened the doors of their 14th authorized dealership operating as Bobcat of Wichita Falls in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Located on the southwest side of the city, the new location offers …

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Dallas North Tollway Fourth Lane Project in Frisco Now Underway

PLANO, TX — Drivers who use the Dallas North Tollway (DNT) in Frisco will soon see work underway to make their commutes easier and provide better access to developments near the DNT.

The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) will begin adding a fourth lane in each direction of the DNT …

DART Board Approves Distribution of Unallocated Funds to Service Area Cities

DALLAS, TX — The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors approved a one-time distribution of $214 million of unallocated Sales Tax Revenue Funds to the agency's 13 Service Area Cities.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, DART received federal relief operating funds which the agency used according to federal guidelines …

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Vogele
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DCTA and DART Approve Joint Rail Operations Facility

DALLAS, TX — The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors approved an inter-local agreement with Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) for a Joint Rail Operations Facility (JROF) for testing, operations, and maintenance of the new Stadler Fast Light Intercity and Regional Train (FLIRT) commuter rail vehicles for the …

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Freese and Nichols Adds Edmondson and White to Continue Expanding Stormwater Expertise

FORT WORTH, TX — Freese and Nichols, Inc., has expanded its stormwater engineering team with Brian Edmondson, PE, CFM, and Morgan White, CFM, CTCM, who both bring experience working at the forefront of flood mitigation in Texas. Their perspectives and skills will expand the capabilities of the …

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Freese and Nichols Adds Mitchell to Broaden Expertise on Bridges

AUSTIN, TX — Freese and Nichols, Inc., adds Muna Mitchell, PE, as Bridge Team Lead Engineer, expanding its expertise in transportation and structural solutions.

Mitchell brings more than 25 years of experience that includes design of Texas Department of Transportation bridges across the state, including phased bridge replacement, …

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Hilti North America Names McGowan as New Region Head and CEO

PLANO, TX — Martina McIsaac, Region Head and Chief Executive Officer of Hilti North America, has resigned from her position.

Over her nine-year career, McIsaac held various roles of increasing responsibility after starting with the company in 2013 as a senior management candidate. McIsaac was promoted to the …

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Hossain Joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Engineer Manager, H&H Leader in Texas

HOUSTON, TX — Neel-Schaffer, Inc., announces that Manwar Hossain, PE, CFM, has joined the firm and will serve as the Senior Engineer Manager and Hydraulics and Hydrology (H&H) Discipline Leader for the firm’s Houston office.

Hossain has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of engineering …

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Kleemann
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Kirby Smith Machinery
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HWH Group Names Harper Chief Development Officer

PARIS, TX — HWH Group, which focuses on supporting corporate expansion and growth, has appointed Holland Harper as Chief Development Officer of the company. Founded in 2011, HWH Group provides turnkey, comprehensive site selection, incentive negotiation, and construction program management services to meet each client’s specific needs.

In his …

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Junttan Oy to Offer Trimble Groundworks Machine Control for Piling Machines from the Factory

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble and Junttan Oy announce the availability of Trimble Groundworks Machine Control System for Piling Machines as a factory option on Junttan Oy foundation machines.

Trimble Groundworks is a 3D machine control system that improves efficiency and reduces downtime with stakeless navigation, productivity and quality monitoring, and …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Brewer to Director of Human Resources

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Angela Brewer to Director of Human Resources. Brewer will be responsible for the strategic direction of Kirby-Smith Machinery’s HR operations. She previously served as the company’s Human Resources Manager.

Jeff Weller, Chief Operating Officer for KSM, said he believes Brewer …

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Major Traffic Project to Begin at FM 518 & I-45

LEAGUE CITY, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be starting work on a project that will provide traffic relief at the intersection of FM 518 and I-45. This is part of TxDOT’s larger I-45 improvement project and should be completed by the end of the year.

Work …

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McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Promotes Hodges to Lead Houston Division

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces an executive level change for the company’s Southern Region. Preston Hodges, who most recently served as Vice President of the Houston division, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Houston Business Unit Leader. He brings a depth of experience in both …

New Report Calls for Modernizing and Expanding Key Texas Highways Connecting Rural and Urban Areas

AUSTIN, TX — Increasing traffic levels, a lack of connectivity between urban and rural areas, and a lack of adequate safety features are among the challenges faced on Texas’ rural transportation system, according to a new report from TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. The TRIP …

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Omniplan Engaged KAI to Design RedBird Health Center in Dallas to Support Well-Being of Underserved Community

DALLAS, TX — Several years ago, Redbird, Dallas introduced “Reimagine RedBird,” a revitalization project to redevelop the former Red Bird Mall currently named Southwest Center Mall. One of the RedBird development team’s goals was to provide community supportive services and close the health care gap in the underserved southern sector …

Providing Parts, Service, Sales, and Rental of Crushing and Screening Equipment Across Oklahoma and Texas

PARADISE, TX — Crushing Equipment Solutions (CES) may be new to Oklahoma and Texas, but they have 40-plus years of experience in the industry. CES offers the complete line of METSO-OUTOTEC crushing and screening solutions, ranging from mobile conveyors, crushers, and crushing plants to feeders and screens. CES is also …

Ritchie Bros. Sells Over $54M of Equipment in Houston Auction

HOUSTON, TX — In its fourth Houston auction of the year, Ritchie Bros. sold more than 4,980 equipment items for 675 consignors, generating more than $54 million in gross transaction value.

"Another strong Houston auction with a ton of customers visiting the site ahead of the event to inspect and …

RTC Approves Update to Mobility 2045

FT. WORTH, TX — The Regional Transportation Council recently approved an update of Mobility 2045, the North Central Texas Council of Governments’ current long-range Metropolitan Transportation Plan, which guides the spending of federal and state transportation funds based on regional goals.

The $148.3-billion Mobility 2045: 2022 Update makes recommendations for …

Saulsbury Industries Expands, Opening an Engineering and Operations Hub in Houston, Texas

ODESSA, TX — Saulsbury Industries, a full-service engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company, recently opened an engineering and operations hub in Houston, Texas.

This location will support multiple Saulsbury business lines, including oil and gas, tanks/terminals, hydrocarbon processing, refining, renewables, and chemicals. Saulsbury, with over 55 years of experience, …

Sterling Announces New Award for $31M in its Transportation Solutions Segment

THE WOODLANDS, TX — Sterling Infrastructure, Inc. (Sterling) announces that its subsidiary, Texas Sterling Construction (TSC) of its Transportation Solutions segment has been awarded a $31-million highway reconstruction project by the Texas Department of Transportation.

This SH 205 Collin County highway project includes the reconstruction and widening of State …

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Sundt El Paso Adds Mieles, Mendez, and Lopez to Building Group

EL PASO, TX — Sundt Construction’s Building Group recently added Daren Mieles, Guillermo Mendez, and Jose Lopez to its El Paso, Texas, office.

“We are happy to welcome Daren, Guillermo, and Jose to our team,” said Joseph Riccillo, Project Director and Sundt’s El Paso Office Leader. …

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Sundt Foundation Donates to Charities in Central Texas and El Paso

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The Sundt Foundation recently awarded grants to five nonprofits in Central Texas and two nonprofits in El Paso during its current giving round.

Central Texas Charities
The Sundt Foundation awarded a total of $15,000 to Boys and Girls Club of San Antonio, the Kristine Meza Foundation, …
Texas Approves $24M for Water, Flood Projects

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announces financial assistance totaling $24.4 million for water and flood projects across the state. The funded projects are as follows:

$13 million was given to the Parker County Special Utility District (Parker County) for water system improvements. Parker County will use …

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Hamm
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Texas Governor, TxDOT Announce Record $85B 10-Year Transportation Plan

AUSTIN, TX — Governor Greg Abbott announces the adoption of the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) 2023 Unified Transportation Program (UTP), advancing a record $85-billion, 10-year statewide roadway construction plan. The 2023 UTP reflects an unprecedented level of projected transportation funding dedicated to improving transportation safety, addressing congestion and …

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Trimble and ABI GMBH Offer Trimble Ready Option for Piling and Drilling Machines

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble and ABI Maschinenfabrik und Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH announce the introduction of a Trimble Ready factory option for new ABI MOBILRAM-Systems and DELMAG Drill Rigs. ABI piling and drilling machines shipped from the factory will be ready for the installation of the Trimble Groundworks Machine Control System, which …

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Trimble Introduces Horizontal Steering Control, Automatic Screed Width Control for Vogele Asphalt Pavers

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble introduces the Trimble Roadworks Paving Control Platform version 2.10 with Horizontal Steering Control for Vogele Navitronic asphalt pavers. The addition of Horizontal Steering Control and automatic screed width control for Vogele pavers is another step forward in Trimble's path toward machine control autonomy.

Trimble Roadworks version …

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TxDOT Announces Johnson, Butler, and Bur as New Directors

DALLAS, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces the appointment of Carl L. Johnson, P.E., to Director of District Operations, Jessica A. Butler, P.E., to Director of Engineering and Safety Operations, and Mohamed "Mo" Bur, P.E., to Director of Project Development.

Carl L. Johnson
In …
TxDOT Awarded $25M for Northeast Texas and El Paso Trails

ATLANTA, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is taking another step forward in providing safe, long-distance travel options for bicyclists and pedestrians after TxDOT received $25 million in federal funds to expand two trail corridors in Northeast Texas and El Paso. Both trails are components of the state’s …

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TxDOT Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on US 67 Project

SAN ANGELO, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) San Angelo District recently celebrated the completion of its $40-million US 67 Project in San Angelo. Joining in on the festivities were TxDOT Commissioner Alvin New, State Senator Charles Perry, State Representative Drew Darby, San Angelo Mayor Brenda …

US 59 Expansion Project in Redland Set to Begin

LUFKIN, TX — A pre-construction meeting was recently held in the Texas Department of Transportation Lufkin Area Office, signaling the start of a major construction project in Angelina County that will widen a section of US 59 in Redland.

Barricades were set up on US 59 in Redland from FM …

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VLK Celebrates Successful Project Completions for the 2022-2023 School Year

FORT WORTH, TX — VLK Architects announces its newest Texas public school campuses opening for the 2022-23 school year. In a market overwhelmed with supply chain issues and construction delays, representatives from VLK said they are grateful to have worked side-by-side with districts, contractors, and consultants to deliver a variety …

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WestStar Tower Achieves LEED Silver Certification

EL PASO, TX — Hunt Companies, Inc. and WestStar announce that WestStar Tower has achieved LEED certification to the Silver level. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and an …

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Wilden Releases New 76 mm (3") Metal Equalizer Surge Dampener - Integrated SD Series

GRAND TERRACE, CA — Wilden, a brand of PSG, a Dover company, has extended its line of metal Equalizer Surge Dampeners - Integrated SD Series (ISD) with the addition of a new 76 mm (3”) model. Designed to integrate directly into the manifold of a Wilden metal air-operated …

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Sakai America Inc
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NED - Texas
Woolpert Selected by North Central Texas Council of Governments to Provide Orthoimagery, Lidar Products, and Services

DALLAS, TX — Woolpert has been contracted by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) to provide orthoimagery, lidar, survey, and value-added mapping services through its Spatial Data Cooperative Program. The NCTCOG facilitates the purchase of spatial data through this public-private partnership, enabling local governments to share costs and …

American Constructors Announces Completion of Killeen High School #6

KILLEEN, TX — American Constructors, a Central Texas general contractor and construction management firm, announces the completion of Chaparral High School, the newest campus for Killeen Independent School District (KISD). KISD celebrated the grand opening of the school during a dedication ceremony with district leadership, students, families, and community …

Balfour Beatty Successfully Places First Beams to Support Bridge Widening on TxDOT’s Oak Hill Parkway Project

AUSTIN, TX — Balfour Beatty, as part of Colorado River Constructors (CRC) joint venture team, achieves a major milestone during the delivery of the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) $674-million Oak Hill Parkway project. The project team successfully set the first bridge beams that support widening activities east …

City Council Approves Projects for $125M Bond 2022 Program

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — At the regularly scheduled business meeting, Corpus Christi City Council passed a resolution approving a list of the street, park, library, and public safety projects for the $125-million Bond 2022 program proposed to be considered by the voters on November 8. The bond will not require …

City of Galveston Fortifies Flood Protection Network, Selecting Stantec for South Shore Drainage Project Design

GALVESTON, TX — The City of Galveston has selected Stantec, a sustainable design and engineering company, to lead design of the South Shore Drainage project. The $55-million project represents a critical component in the city’s rising coastal protection strategy to protect residents, businesses, key evacuation routes, and vital resources …

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Liebherr Construction Eq
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Nueces Power Equipment
Construction Now Underway at Future City Hall Site in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TX — Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker announces that construction has commenced on the Future City Hall building. Morning commuters taking Forest Park Boulevard may have noticed that construction fencing has gone up at the site.

The fencing represents the start of critical site and landscape work in …

Construction Workforce Shortages Risk Undermining Infrastructure Projects As Most Contractors Struggle To Fill Open Positions

Construction workforce shortages are affecting nearly all construction firms, undermining the industry’s ability to complete projects on time and on schedule and threatening the success of new federal investments in infrastructure and manufacturing, according to the results of a workforce survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America and …

Drones are Benefitting Earthmoving Operations

MILWAUKEE, WI — Drones — the aerial eye of the jobsite — have become a very versatile tool for earthmoving operations. Among the benefits: increasing efficiency, productivity, and accuracy on jobsites. In addition, drones help reduce unplanned costs and rework throughout a project by providing a steady stream of jobsite …

Fort Worth Names Two New Assistant City Managers

FORT WORTH, TX — City Manager David Cooke announces two seasoned municipal executives as new Assistant City Managers.

William Johnson
Since September 2019, William Johnson has been Director of the Transportation & Public Works Department for the City of Fort Worth. In this role, he has been responsible for engineering, …
Freese and Nichols Adds Huerta to Guide Lead and Copper Rule Compliance Work

HOUSTON, TX — Freese and Nichols, Inc., hires Julie Huerta, PE, who specializes in water quality and regulatory compliance, to direct the company's program assisting clients in meeting new drinking water standards under the federal Lead and Copper Rule Revisions.

Huerta has 15 years of experience in the …

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Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
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Kirby Smith Machinery
Nueces Power Equipment
Freese and Nichols Adds Nava to Expand Water Presence in West Texas

LUBBOCK, TX — Freese and Nichols, Inc., adds Jillian Nava, PE, to its Lubbock team to lead water efforts across West Texas and help continue growing the company's regional focus.

Nava, who will serve as Project Manager for water-related needs, has dedicated her career to local government clients …

Hays County Celebrates Opening its Newest Roundabout

HAYS COUNTY, TX — A new roundabout at RM 3237 and RM 150 was recently unveiled, allowing Hays County to celebrate its newest — and first-ever — county-funded roundabout intersection. Officials from the county, along with American Structurepoint, held a ribbon-cutting event to mark the occasion.

“By using a …

H&E Opens New West San Antonio Branch

BATON ROUGE, LA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its West San Antonio rental branch, its third facility in the metropolitan area and the 21st in the state of Texas.

The branch includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and is …

Independent Financial Opens Phase 2 of New Corporate Headquarters in McKinney

MCKINNEY, TX — Independent Financial announces the completion of Phase Two of its $150-million headquarters campus in McKinney, Texas, supporting the organization’s expanding workforce.

The new six-story, 198,000-square-foot building more than doubles Independent Financial’s existing presence at McKinney Corporate Center Craig Ranch and allows the organization to consolidate its banking …

Jackson-Shaw Announces Five Key Leadership Promotions

DALLAS, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, announces the promotion of five team members.

“We aren’t a team because we work together; we are a team because we communicate well, focus on results, and support each other,” said Jackson-Shaw President and Chief …

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Atlas Copco Compressors Inc
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Romco Equipment Co
Jackson-Shaw Breaks Ground on Centerpoint Phase II Logistics Park in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, announces the development of the 36-acre CenterPoint Phase II Logistics Park, the final phase of a 64-acre master-planned industrial park in San Antonio.

Jackson-Shaw broke ground on the 302,518-square-foot, three-building CenterPoint Phase I Logistics …

KAI Designs Modern Laboratory for Learning at New H.S. Thompson Elementary School in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX — Planned as a replacement school for the H.S. Thompson Learning Center, KAI designed the new H.S. Thompson Elementary School in South Dallas, Texas as a beacon for academic excellence.

“Our team sought to develop an environment for academic excellence by providing the students, staff, and community with …

Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Cage as Fort Worth Sales & Operations Manager, Ross as General Manager, Used Equipment

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Nick Cage to serve as Sales & Operations Manager for its Fort Worth location and Bo Ross as its new General Manager of Used Equipment.

Nick Cage
Cage will be responsible for managing branch sales and operations in Fort Worth, including …
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Launches New Website Dedicated to Used Equipment

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) recently launched KirbyUsed.com, a website dedicated to the heavy equipment distributor’s used equipment offerings. The site features friendly navigation, search functionality, and intuitive page design, creating an improved user experience for KSM’s used equipment customer base worldwide.

The homepage of KirbyUsed.com …

Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Cole to Vice President of Sales, Hires Gaines as Vice President of Parts

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Gavin Cole to the role of Vice President of Sales and hires Wade Gaines as its new Vice President of Parts.

Gavin Cole
Cole will be responsible for managing the direction of Kirby-Smith Machinery’s corporate sales strategy to support organizational objectives …
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Finn
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Romco Equipment Co
KWA Construction Promotes Sontag to Senior Project Manager

DALLAS, TX — KWA Construction, a general contractor specializing in multifamily developments throughout Texas, has promoted Julian Sontag to Senior Project Manager.

“Since joining KWA eight years ago, Julian’s impressive leadership and project management skills have grown significantly. His efforts to spearhead technology-based solutions that improve efficiencies, enable more …

LAN Selected to Manage Galveston ISD Bond Program

GALVESTON, TX — Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam (LAN) has been selected by the Galveston Independent School District to manage its $314.8-million bond program. Recently passed by voters of the island city, the bond package will fund a new Ball High School and aquatics center, allow for middle school campus upgrades, …

M2G Ventures Names Collier Chief Financial and Operations Officer

FORT WORTH, TX — M2G Ventures, a North Texas-based real estate investment and development company, welcomes Mark Collier as its Chief Financial and Operations Officer as the company continues to grow and expand. Over the past year, M2G Ventures, a WBE (women owned business) certified company, doubled the size …

Managing More than 80,000 Miles of Roads, TxDOT Implements a Digital Delivery Initiative for New Bridge Projects

AUSTIN, TX — Bentley Systems, Incorporated, an infrastructure engineering software company, wishes to recognize the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). With more than 80,000 centerline miles of highway and more than 14,000 employees statewide, TxDOT manages the largest highway system in the United States. TxDOT continues to lead the …

Manhard Consulting Acquires Dallas/Fort Worth-Area Surveying Firm

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX — National civil engineering and surveying firm Manhard Consulting acquires a DFW-area surveying firm, Realsearch of Texas, LLC, welcoming its staff of eight to the Manhard family and the firm’s Fort Worth office.

“Incorporating the Realsearch team into our organization allows us to offer all our …

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SITECH
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McCarthy Breaks Ground on Houston Methodist Cypress Campus

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has begun construction on Houston Methodist’s new Cypress campus. Houston Methodist’s ninth hospital in the greater Houston area, the campus sits on 106 acres and will consist of a seven-story hospital, two medical office buildings, and a central utility plant. The hospital will …

McCarthy Completes Houston’s Northeast Water Purification Plant - Intake Pump Station

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction on the City of Houston’s Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) Intake Pump Station (IPS). The 30,000-square-foot raw water Intake Pump Station building includes an access bridge constructed on pilings 1,000 feet from the shore within the middle of Lake Houston. …

Mill Creek Tunnel Excavation Complete

RICHARDSON, TX — The Mill Creek/Peaks Branch/State Thomas Drainage Relief Tunnel (Mill Creek Tunnel) reached an important milestone, when the tunnel boring machine (TBM) broke through the shaft wall to complete the excavation phase.

The large diameter TBM, nicknamed “Big Tex,” completed a five-mile journey that included two miles of …

MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Welcomes Hoy as Chief Estimator

DALLAS, TX — Dallas-Based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) welcomes Chief Estimator Rock Hoy to oversee preconstruction budgeting, lump sum bidding, and CM at Risk estimating procedures for MYCON’s Dallas office.

“We are excited to announce this new member of our growing estimating team,” said Lou Arrieta, Vice President …

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Ohland Begins Her Term as ASME President, Aims to Promote More Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

An active member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) since 1983, Karen J. Ohland has recently begun her term as the 141st President of the society. She is an ASME Fellow and the Associate Director for Finance and Operations at the Princeton University Art Museum.

Ohland has also …

Preventative Maintenance Tips for Backhoes

MILWAUKEE, WI — Preventive maintenance “is a very broad term,” said George MacIntyre, Product Manager at CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibitor CASE Construction Equipment. “It can be as formal as the critical practice of performing regular service, as prescribed by the manufacturer of the machine, throughout the machine’s life. Or it …

Rhode Partners Announces Expansion to Include Equity Partners

AUSTIN, TX — Known for its high-rise mixed use and hospitality spaces, Austin-based architecture firm Rhode Partners announces the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of its first two equity partners. Bobby Tait, AIA and Kate Meehan will form a new management team, alongside the firm’s Founder/Director Brett …

Ritchie Bros. Sells Over 4,200 Items for More Than $59M in Three-Day Fort Worth Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros.' latest Fort Worth, Texas, auction brought together 11,500-plus bidders from 58 countries to compete for over 4,200 items, generating more than $59 million in gross transaction value.

Approximately 90 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to U.S. buyers, including 42 …

Rosendin Hosts Construction Camp for 35 Austin Girls

AUSTIN, TX — Rosendin, the nation’s largest employee-owned electrical contracting company with offices in Texas, hosted a free week-long construction camp for 35 middle school girls in Austin. Camp NAWIC is a joint campaign with the Austin Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), started in …

Skyline Selected to Provide Managed Network Services for the Texas Department of Transportation Traffic Network

AUSTIN, TX — Skyline Technology Solutions (Skyline) announces that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has selected Skyline for a long-term, six- to nine-year partnership for delivering both managed network and transformational technology services for the TxDOT Traffic Network.

Under this contract, Skyline will be responsible for operating, supporting, and …

Structure Tone Southwest Names Inzar New Chief Financial Officer, Glenn as Regional VP in Houston

DALLAS, TX — Structure Tone Southwest has added two construction professionals to its leadership team: Sterling Inzar as Chief Financial Officer and Tim Glenn as Regional Vice President in Houston.

Based in the Dallas office, Inzar joins Structure Tone Southwest from STO Building Group partner Pavarini Northeast in Stamford, Connecticut. …

Texas First Rentals, a Division of HOLT, Purchases Class A Equipment Rentals in Fredericksburg, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Texas First Rentals, a division of HOLT, announces that it has acquired Class A Equipment Rentals, a construction equipment rental company, located in Fredericksburg, Texas.

Texas First Rentals is a construction equipment rental company, offering rental solutions through its full line of aerial …

Texas Science Teachers Learn How the Industrial Minerals Industry Supports the State’s Growth

AUSTIN, TX — Nineteen Texas science teachers have learned how industrial minerals enhance lives and support the state’s unprecedented population growth through a Teacher Workshop program jointly sponsored by the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) and the Texas Mining and Reclamation Association (TMRA).

The annual workshop, based in and …

Texas Water Development Board Approves Financial Assistance Totaling Over $670M for SWIFT Projects

AUSTIN , TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approves financial assistance totaling $670,975,000 for State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT)* projects.

  • $18,110,000 to the Greenbelt Municipal and Industrial Water Authority (Donley County) for a water supply project
  • $250,800,000 to the City of Dallas (Dallas, Denton, Collin, Ellis, …
The Future is Now: Examining Construction’s Power Alternatives

At the center of any construction alternative power discussion is diesel. Diesel remains the go-to power on jobsites. According to the Diesel Technology Forum, 98 percent of construction's energy use in the United States comes from diesel.

But with global initiatives underway to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by …

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TxDOT Approves Nearly $150M for Statewide Transit

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is investing nearly $150 million in statewide transit. The Texas Transportation Commission recently awarded more than $68 million in federal and state funds to transit providers across the state. Combined with an award granted in June, TxDOT is distributing more than …

TxDOT Gives Update on I-10 Widening West Project in El Paso

EL PASO, TX — Construction on the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) I-10 Widening West project, designed to help alleviate congestion on the city’s west side, adds lanes and reverses ramps from the North Mesa interchange (Exit 11) toward the New Mexico state line and is one of several …

TxDOT Gives Update on Loop 1604 Expansion Project

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is moving forward with plans to improve approximately 23 miles of Loop 1604 from SH-16 (Bandera Road) to I-35 in north Bexar County. The Loop 1604 Expansion Project involves several transportation improvements that are designed to improve mobility, reduce congestion, …

Webber Awarded $340M in Texas Projects

HOUSTON, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) awards Webber four contracts with a combined value of $340 million. The projects include expansion of existing roads in Kaufman, Denton, Collin, and Comal counties.

The scope of work for the Kaufman County project will consist of the widening of U.S. …

Adolfson & Peterson Construction Breaks Ground on New Pre-K Academy at Midland College

MIDLAND, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) recently broke ground on an expansion of the Midland College (MC) campus, which will enlarge its existing Pre-K Academy. This 60,000-square-foot, two-story structure will house its growing education program including a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood-3rd grade teacher preparation.

The new expansion …

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American Institute of Architects Elects 100th President, Dowdell to Become First Black Woman President in AIA History

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently made history when the delegates at the 2022 AIA Annual Meeting elected Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, NOMAC, NCARB, SEED, LEED AP BD+C as 2023 First Vice President/2024 President-elect. As the 100th AIA President, Dowdell will be the first Black woman and first Millennial President. …

Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act into Law, $5B in Funding to Drive Low-Carbon Procurement in Buildings and Construction

The largest federal climate investment in U.S. history was made on August 16, after President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law. The act aims to fight climate change and address record inflation.

The IRA includes policies that will invest in U.S. energy production, reduce carbon emissions, …

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. Adds McMillan as Texas Regional Manager

AUSTIN, TX — Bowman Consulting Group Ltd (Bowman) announces Aaron McMillan as Texas Regional Manager. McMillan joined Bowman from 1519 Surveying where he was President and Co-Owner for 10 years. Bowman acquired 1519 in December 2021. McMillan now leads Bowman’s more than 120 professionals who work from the company’s seven …

Caterpillar to Relocate Global Headquarters to Dallas-Fort Worth Area

IRVING, TX — Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) announces it will move its global headquarters to the company's existing office in Irving, Texas, from its current location in Deerfield, Illinois.

"We believe it's in the best strategic interest of the company to make this move, which supports Caterpillar's strategy for profitable growth …

Choosing Screen Media to Improve Production and Solve Screening Problems

With proposed infrastructure programs being discussed to offset the economic impacts of COVID-19, aggregate materials could see a spike in demand. This progression can lead to increased profits for mineral processing operations. However, maximizing efficiency to capitalize on this opportunity requires the right equipment. It is critical that operations evaluate …

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