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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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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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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 …

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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Finn
Your local Finn Corporation dealer
Romco Equipment Co
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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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Large Renovation Projects will be Abundant in 2024

In past years, it was likely more difficult for companies to categorize renovation and repair projects as highly attractive. That may not be the case anymore. Public entities throughout the U.S. are designing extremely large renovation projects, and these upcoming projects will be attractive to firms of all types and …

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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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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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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 …

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Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
Kirby Smith Machinery
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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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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Sennebogen LLC
Your local Sennebogen LLC dealer
WPI
ASCO Equipment
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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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First Phase of UT Dallas Arts and Performance Complex Nearing Finish Line

The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) will soon unveil the first phase of its arts and performance complex — a cultural hub for the sharing of knowledge and ideas. The complex sits on 12 acres of the school’s campus, creating a new gateway to the university.

“We want …

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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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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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Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
ASCO Equipment
Nueces Power Equipment
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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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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 …

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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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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Atlas Copco Compressors Inc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Romco Equipment Co
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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 …

$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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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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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 …

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SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Rocky Mountain
SITECH SE Texas
SITECH Tejas
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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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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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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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. …

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Yanmar
Your local Yanmar dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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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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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TxDOT Continues Loop 360 Underpass Construction in Austin

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has embarked on a $72.1 million construction project at two Austin’s Loop 360 intersections.

“The project will improve safety and mobility at the Loop 360 intersections of Westlake Drive and Cedar Street by constructing an underpass, where the Loop 360 main lanes go under …

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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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Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
WPI
Kirby Smith Machinery
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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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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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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 …

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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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Sany Excavators
Your local SANY America dealer
Texas State Equipment
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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 …

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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 …

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New Bicyclist/Pedestrian Bridge Over US 75 Connects Multiple Popular Trails in North Dallas

A much-anticipated, transformative pedestrian bridge will soon open in North Dallas – following a unique construction and placement project.

The new Northaven Trail Bridge, expected to be fully open to the public later this fall, will connect multiple popular bicycle/pedestrian trails – including the Northaven Trail, Cottonwood Creek Trail, and …

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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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Hamm
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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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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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 …

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 …

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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NPK Construction Eq Inc
Your local NPK Construction Equipment Inc dealer
WPI
Kirby Smith Machinery
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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$1.5B Helix Park Medical Center Brings Collaborative Life Science Research Space to Houston

Four respected healthcare entities have joined together to transform former parking lots into Helix Park, a $1.5 billion, 37-acre life science campus designed as an anchor for medicine, science, academia and commerce to develop research breakthroughs and scientific discoveries and attract a life science, biotech, and innovation economy to Houston. …

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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AGC of Texas Celebrates Re-Opening After Major Office Renovation

After more than two years of planning and construction, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Texas celebrated completion of their renovated office building at 300 Barton Springs Road in Austin with a ribbon cutting ceremony August 14.

Texas State Senator Robert Nichols, a long-time friend to the highway construction industry, …

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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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DBIA Announces Three Texas Projects as National Design-Build Project/Team Merit Award Winners

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) announces the winners of the 2023 National Design-Build Project/Team Merit Awards. A total of 62 projects from across the United States were submitted for consideration in 10 different categories. The submissions underwent evaluation by a panel of industry experts.

“With the continued growth of …

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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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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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Stewart-Amos
Your local Stewart-Amos dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
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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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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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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 …

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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Astec
Your local Astec dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
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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, …

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. …

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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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 …

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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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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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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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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McCarthy Building Companies Constructs Two Projects for Houston Methodist Health System

Following several renovation and smaller projects for Houston Methodist health system, employee-owned McCarthy Building Companies’ Houston office recently completed a medical office building and parking deck at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and is building the health system’s ninth inpatient, acute care facility at the new Houston Methodist Cypress …

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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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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 …

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 …

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Two Projects in Texas Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Two Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) projects won regional awards in the 2023 America’s Transportation Awards competition, created by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition recognizes state departments of transportation (DOTs) for making a difference in their …

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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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 …

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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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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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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 …

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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 …

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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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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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 …

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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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 …

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 …

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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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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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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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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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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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I-30 Expansion and Improvement Project Aims to Reduce Bottlenecks and Delays Across Lake Ray Hubbard

As SEMA Construction, Inc., of Grapevine, Texas, builds new bridges for Segment 1 of the Interstate 30 Expansion and Improvement project in Texas’ Dallas and Rockwall counties, they rarely impact existing mainlanes. However, construction traffic on land and water throughout the 1.7-mile project creates its own challenges.

“The contractor …

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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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 …

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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 …

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 …

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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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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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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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FHWA Announces $300M Investment in Bridge Projects Across the United States, $14M to Fund the US-59 San Antonio River Bridge Project in Texas

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently revealed plans to allocate nearly $300 million for nine small- and medium-sized bridge projects in both urban and rural areas. The grants, awarded in eight states and the District of Columbia, are part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law's Bridge …

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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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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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J.D. Abrams Juggles Extra Crews and Equipment to Meet Aggressive Schedule for Capital-Area I-35 at Williams Drive Project

As J.D. Abrams, L.P., of Austin, Texas, completes the 2.6-mile, $61.7 million Interstate 35 at Williams Drive project in Georgetown, Texas, they have juggled a multitude of crews and equipment to meet the aggressive schedule.

However, “The biggest challenge is traffic management,” said Juan Ruiz, J.D. Abrams’ Project …

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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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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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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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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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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 …

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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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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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 …

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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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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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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 …

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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 …

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Wirtgen America Inc
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Nueces Power Equipment
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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, …

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 …

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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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Resource Environmental Solutions Implements 17,000-Acre Mitigation for North Texas’ Bois d’Arc Lake Project

As the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) constructed Bois d’Arc Lake northeast of Bonham, Texas – the state’s first new, major reservoir in over 30 years – their federal permit required them to mitigate a similar-sized area to offset natural habitat loss associated with construction.

The 17,000-acre mitigation ranked …

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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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 …

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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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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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Romco Equipment Co
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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, …

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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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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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Five Major Contractors and Peak Workforce of 1,000 Build $1.6B Bois d’Arc Lake Project in Rural North Texas

What does it take to create a new water source for the rapidly growing number of Texas residents?

In the case of Bois d’Arc Lake in Fannin County – the first major reservoir built in Texas in over 30 years – it took years of planning and permitting, $1.2 billion …

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., …

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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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 …

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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, …

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 …

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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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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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 …

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Two Projects in Texas Receive Build America Awards from AGC and Construction Risk Partners

The Association of General Contractors (AGC) and Construction Risk Partners recently honored this year’s best new and renovation construction projects with Build America Awards at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Build America Merit Awards were also presented to construction companies at the convention.

“These awards are designed …

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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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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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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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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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 …

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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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 …

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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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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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Kirby Smith Machinery
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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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 …

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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 …
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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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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 …

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 …

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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San Antonio’s $1.5B I-35 NEX Central Project Builds Six Elevated Lanes Between Existing Main Lanes and Frontage Roads

With San Antonio’s Interstate 35 corridor already over capacity – and exponential growth expected throughout the area in the coming years – the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) needed to find a way to reduce congestion and improve safety. However, because of commercial and residential development along the corridor, conventional …

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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 …

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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Stewart-Amos
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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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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 …

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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 …

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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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 …

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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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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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 …

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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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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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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Five Overlapping Projects Improve I-10 Pavement and Congestion on San Antonio’s East Side

As traffic increases and pavement deteriorates on Interstate 10 on San Antonio’s east side, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) undertook five separate, but overlapping, projects to improve mobility and safety.

With two projects complete and three currently under construction (see “Project Breakdown”), contractors have dealt with ongoing utility relocations, …

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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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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 …

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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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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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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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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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 …

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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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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 …

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 …

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, …

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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Farther and Faster

Cities across the United States are prioritizing the replacement of aging underground utility infrastructure to improve service and integrate required environmental safeguards.

In San Antonio, Texas, a massive project is currently underway to replace a 5-mile-long deteriorating and inadequate sanitary sewer pipeline known as the “W-6 Upper Segment” main. Part …

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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. …

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 …

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 …

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New Crane Gives Big B Crane the Reach Needed to Construct Fort Bend EpiCenter

Located in the heart of a continuously growing community, the Fort Bend County EpiCenter project will bring a much-needed venue for hosting a variety of events in the City of Rosenberg, Texas. According to the Fort Bend Economic Development Council, Fort Bend County was once a small community with only …

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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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 …

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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 …

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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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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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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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 …

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 …

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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Colorado River Constructors Modernizes Oak Hill Parkway in Austin

Drivers who regularly pass through southwest Austin have inevitably experienced the ever-increasing traffic volume and frequent gridlock around the intersection of U.S. 290 and SH 71. This intersection has long been identified as a heavily congested area in need of solutions and is listed as one of the 100 most …

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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 …

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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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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.

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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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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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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 …

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 …

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Expansion Project on I-45 Corridor Adds Lanes to Enhance Freight Mobility and Reduce Congestion

Interstate 45 is a major interstate route through central Texas, connecting the cities of Dallas and Houston, then continuing southeast to Galveston and the Gulf of Mexico. As the primary transportation corridor between the state's two largest metropolitan areas, I-45 carries an ever-increasing volume of commuter, commercial, and heavy truck …

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 …

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 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 …

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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 …

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, …

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. …

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Midland Water Pollution Control Plant Expansion Named One of the Nation’s Best Design-Build Projects

With recent market analysis showing that the design-build project delivery method will account for as much as 47 percent of construction spending by 2025, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is seeing significant growth and success in design-build projects across the country. One such design-build project, the Midland Water Pollution …

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 …

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, …
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, …

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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 …

City, County, and Port Support Galveston Bay Park Study

HOUSTON, TX — Houston, Harris County, Port Houston, and a local entrepreneur have chipped in for an engineering study of Galveston Bay Park, a chain of man-made islands that Rice University experts have proposed building as both a hurricane barrier and a 10,000-acre public park.

Rice’s Severe Storm Prediction, Education, …

Construction Begins Near Lakeline Station Bringing New Multifamily and Retail to Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Live. Work. Play. That is the vision for this new mixed-use development, and Cadence McShane Construction Company is collaborating with Sabot Development, American Residential Group (ARG), and STG Design to make that vision a reality.

Situated near the new Apple Campus and adjacent to the Lakeline …

Electrical Design Solutions at North Texas Wastewater Treatment Plant Win ACEC Award

DALLAS, TX — Mbroh Engineering, Inc. (Mbroh) has been honored with the Gold Engineering Excellence Award (Energy Category) from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) - Texas Chapter and has received a National Recognition Award from ACEC National. The winning project included complex electrical improvements at Wilson Creek’s Regional …

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Fluor Selected for Interstate 35 Capital Express South Project in Austin, Texas

IRVING, TX — Fluor Corporation announces that it was awarded a construction contract for the Interstate 35 (I-35) Capital Express South project in Austin, Texas, by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Fluor will book the nearly $548-million contract value in the second quarter of 2022.

“This new award is …

Jackson-Shaw Announces Development of Chisholm 20 Business Park on Interstate 20 in Benbrook

BENBROOK, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, announces the development of Chisholm 20, a Class A, four-building, 917,374-square-foot business park in Benbrook, Texas. Jackson-Shaw broke ground with anticipated delivery in the third quarter of 2023. Chisholm 20 is located at the northeast …

Land Bridge Over Traffic Tunnels and 50 Acres of Restored Prairie Reunite Two Halves of Houston’s Memorial Park

For over 50 years, the 1,500 acres of Houston’s Memorial Park were separated into two halves by high-speed traffic on Memorial Drive. By the end of 2022, a new land bridge will reunify the park for people and animals, with four tunnels conveying traffic under 35-foot-tall hills.

To the north …

McCarthy Completes Barbours Cut Terminal Container Yard 3N

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction on the Barbours Cut Terminal Container Yard 3N for the Port Houston Authority (PHA). The project is part of a modernization program to increase cargo handling efficiency. The Barbours Cut Terminal Container Yard 3N adds approximately 10 acres of new …

Project will Rebuild US 385 in Northern Andrews County

ANDREWS, TX — A Texas Department of Transportation project to rehabilitate about 14 miles of U.S. Highway 385 in north Andrews County has begun. A very short segment of SH 115 will also be rehabilitated on the west side of Andrews as part of the project.

The 14-mile project on …

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Recently Completed Proto Park Announces Significant Distribution and Flagship Showrooms Under Construction

FORT WORTH, TX — M2G Ventures, a North Texas-based real estate investment and development company, announces two tenants under construction, Dynasty Spirits and Taxila Stone totaling 136,020 square feet, at M2G’s urban industrial redevelopment, PROTO Park. PROTO Park has attracted light industrial and logistics users, bringing the project to …

Stream Realty Partners Breaks Ground on 3.4-Million-Square-Foot Industrial Development in Mesquite's Trinity Pointe

MESQUITE, TX — Stream Realty Partners has officially broken ground on a 3.4-million-square-foot, multi-building development in one of the nation’s most robust industrial submarkets.

20 East at 12955 FM 2932 in Mesquite is expected to deliver in two phases. The first phase will include 1.8 million square feet across three …

Texas Instruments Breaks Ground on New 300-mm Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication Plants in Sherman, Texas

SHERMAN, TX — Texas Instruments (TI) recently broke ground on its new 300-mm semiconductor wafer fabrication plants (fabs) in Sherman, Texas. In a groundbreaking ceremony attended by elected officials and community leaders, TI Chairman, President and CEO Rich Templeton celebrated the start of construction on the largest private-sector economic investment …

Texas Transportation Commissioners Approve New Projects for Lufkin District

LUFKIN, TX — The Texas Transportation Commission approved more than $931 million in new construction projects statewide, with more than $100 million approved for the Lufkin District.

Angelina County was approved for a $63.1-million construction project that will upgrade US 59 in Redland. The main lanes of US 59 will …

Two Projects in Texas Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Two Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) projects won regional awards in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition recognizes state DOTs for making a difference in their community, with each …

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TxDOT Completes Upgrades at I-35 and Parmer Lane in Travis County

AUSTIN, TX — A project that built a diverging diamond interchange (DDI) in north Austin is now complete and was celebrated today by the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr., State Rep. Celia Israel, and others at a ribbon cutting ceremony.

“Since …

VanTrust Launches Phase II of its El Paso Logistics Park, Adding Nearly Half a Million Square Feet of Industrial Space

EL PASO, TX — In response to the rapidly increasing demand for industrial space in El Paso, VanTrust Real Estate, LLC (VanTrust), a full-service commercial real estate development company, has broken ground on Phase II of its 59-acre speculative logistics park. This final phase will add two additional buildings totaling …

Azle ISD Breaks Ground on First New Campus in 23 Years

AZLE, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Azle ISD to celebrate breaking ground on the district’s new elementary school campus, currently referred to as Elementary #6. The new facility, for grades kindergarten through 4th, is being constructed as part of the bond passed in May 2021.

“We’re excited just to …

Brownwood District Celebrates Completion of Ranger Hill Reconstruction

BROWNWOOD, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Brownwood District recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony, to celebrate the completion of the largest project in the district’s history.

The event was held at mile marker 361, at the southwest corner of I-20 and SH 16. Speakers included Eastland …

City of Fort Worth Partnering on Four Regional Transportation Projects

FORT WORTH, TX — The City Council approved a resolution in support of four regional transit projects and committing funds to the projects. The city is partnering with the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and Trinity Metro to advance the four regionally significant …

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Grand Parkway Infrastructure, TxDOT Mark Opening of New Segments of SH99 Grand Parkway

HOUSTON, TX — Grand Parkway Infrastructure (GPI) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) have marked the substantial completion and opening of three new segments of State Highway 99 Grand Parkway in northeast Houston.

Segments H, I-1, and I-2 represent 53 miles of the 184-mile Grand Parkway highway project and …

Houston-Based Hobas Pipe USA, Inc. Announces $60M Capital Investment Program

HOUSTON, TX — Hobas Pipe USA, Inc. (Hobas), a North American manufacturer of corrosion-resistant fiberglass pipe products for water and wastewater related infrastructure, announces a $60-million, five-year capital investment program that will support the continued expansion of their Houston-based manufacturing facility.

"This investment marks our continued commitment to the infrastructure …

I-35 Capital Express South Project is Approved for Construction

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Transportation Commission approves a $547.6-million contract to build the I-35 Capital Express South project. The project will add two high-occupancy-vehicle lanes in each direction along I-35 from SH 71/Ben White Boulevard to SH 45 Southeast. In addition to the new capacity, the project will also …

I-35 Expansion Project Underway in Cooke County

Interstate 35 is one of the nation's most important highways, running north-south from Canada to Mexico. In Texas, the highway crosses the heart of the state, covering nearly 600 miles from the Red River at the Oklahoma border to the Rio Grande at the Mexican border. As essentially the hub …

Jackson-Shaw Announces the Development of Northeast Crossing Urban Industrial Park in Houston's Northeast Submarket

HOUSTON, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, announces the development of the Northeast Crossing urban industrial park in Houston’s northeast submarket. It is located on the northeast corner of Wallisville Road and Shadrack Street near the Wallisville Road intersection with U.S. Route …

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Jackson-Shaw Announces the Development of Post Oak Logistics Urban Industrial Park in Houston's Southwest Submarket

HOUSTON, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, announces the development of the Post Oak Logistics Park urban industrial park in Houston’s southwest submarket. Post Oak Logistics Park is located near the south side of U.S. Highway 90 Alternate, just west of the …

McCarthy Tops Out Texas Children’s Hospital in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. recently celebrated the topping out of construction of the Texas Children’s Hospital for children and women in North Austin. The 52-bed, 365,000-square-foot hospital will bring top pediatric and women’s care to families in Austin and Central Texas, as part of Texas Children’s expansion …

NTMWD Receives EPA Acceptance of the Bois d’Arc Lake Watershed Protection Plan

WYLIE, TX — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently accepted the North Texas Municipal Water District's (NTMWD) Bois d’Arc Lake Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) as meeting the agency’s guidelines for watershed-based plans. The Bois d’Arc Lake WPP outlines a strategy to implement management measures that will help improve and …

Omni Logistics Unveils 100 Percent Renewable Energy-Powered Corporate Headquarters in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX — Omni Logistics, a technology-driven provider of global multimodal logistics solutions and specialized services, announces the opening of its new corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

The 52,000-square-foot headquarters is completely wind-powered and strategically positioned near key transportation gateways including Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas Love Field, …

Pacific Mobile Structures Breaks Ground on 11th Physical Branch Location in San Marcos, Texas

SAN MARCOS, TX — Pacific Mobile Structures has been fully operational and serving the state of Texas since December of 2021. The family-owned company specializing in leasing and selling mobile office space and building modular structures recently broke ground on their 14-acre physical location in San Marcos, Texas.

"I'm excited …

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Rhode Partners Tops Out Floodgate on San Antonio’s Historic River Walk

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Designed by award-winning Austin-based firm Rhode Partners, Floodgate recently celebrated its topping out. Located on San Antonio’s historic River Walk, the 100,000-square-foot mixed-use project is anticipated to open spring 2023.

Floodgate is a modern 17-story building with significant ground floor restaurant space fronting the River …

Rosewood Property Company Kicks Off Construction on New Multifamily Community in Plano

PLANO, TX — Rosewood Property Company starts construction on a new multifamily development at the Heritage Creekside mixed-use development with MetLife Investment Management (MIM) as a partner. The new development in Plano, Texas, is slated for completion in 2024.

The modern community will consist of 326 apartment homes on four …

Stantec to Develop Citywide Comprehensive Plan for Farmers Branch, Texas

FARMERS BRANCH, TX — The City of Farmers Branch, Texas has selected global design firm Stantec to develop a comprehensive plan for the redevelopment and revitalization of the city. The plan will support the city’s efforts to advance its environmental, economic, and social progress. This will include emphasizing the reuse …

Sundt Completes Tech Port Center + Arena

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Sundt Construction has completed the Tech Port Center + Arena in San Antonio. The facility is in the middle of the 1,900-acre campus, which already houses more than 80 employers and 14,000 employees.

“I am so proud of our team and everyone who worked on this …

Texas A&M Regents Approve Buildings at Proposed Research Campus

FORT WORTH, TX — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents gave initial approval to $1.5 billion in future projects, including the first two buildings for an urban research campus in downtown Fort Worth.

The regents approved a new five-year capital plan, including $85 million for a Law and …

TxDOT Breaks Ground on First Loop 360 Project to Remove Traffic Signals from the Mainlanes

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation was joined by federal, state, and local officials to break ground on the Loop 360 at Westlake Drive/Cedar Street project.

"This is the first project in the Loop 360 Program to move into construction," said TxDOT Austin District Engineer Tucker Ferguson. …

TxDOT Commissioners Approve New Construction Projects

AUSTIN, TX — Transportation Commissioners recently met in Austin and approved more than $1.1 billion in new construction projects statewide, with more than $179.1 million approved for the nine-county Lufkin District.

Polk County was approved for $172.8 million, earmarked for the construction of the Corrigan Relief Route. James Construction Group …

TxDOT Gives Update on I-820 East Loop

FORT WORTH, TX — Work continues on the I-820 East Loop project in east Fort Worth, with a major milestone recently being recorded.

Crews completed a traffic switch for the I-820 southbound mainlanes between Trinity Boulevard and Randol Mill Road. Traffic now travels on new pavement and bridges crossing the …

University of Texas at Dallas Unveils Mbroh Engineering Terrace on Campus

DALLAS, TX — The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) recently held a formal unveiling of the Mbroh Engineering Terrace. Located at the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, the ribbon cutting event was the culmination of financial support and partnership since 2020, when Mbroh Engineering established the …

VLK Architects and PBTISD Break Ground on a New 2nd Through 5th Grade Campus

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD to break ground on the construction of a new elementary campus. This is the second elementary school VLK designed for the district as a part of the May 2021 bond.

“VLK feels very fortunate for the partnership that we have established …

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Webber Awarded $127M Project in Collin County, Texas

HOUSTON, TX — The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) awards Webber the $127-million contract for widening the Dallas North Tollway (DNT) from the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT) to U.S. 380.

The project extends for approximately nine miles and will include the widening of the existing tollway from three lanes to …

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Burns & McDonnell Completes Construction of 65-MWdc Solar Project for Vistra

LIVE OAK COUNTY, TX — Burns & McDonnell recently completed construction of a 65-MWdc/50-MWac solar project at Vistra’s Brightside Solar Facility in Live Oak County, Texas. The project peaked with over 250 craft construction professionals on-site and was completed with zero safety recordables or lost time incidents.

The site utilizes …

Fluor Selected for Facilities Repair and Renewal Contract by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

IRVING, TX — Fluor Corporation announces that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineering and Support Center selected the company for a position on the Facility Repair & Renewal Multiple Award Task Order (MATOC) VI contract. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a combined value not to exceed $450 million during …

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National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation Breaks Ground on Future Home in Arlington

ARLINGTON, TX — The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation (NMOHMF) recently broke ground on its future home in Arlington, an occasion that corresponded with this year’s National Medal of Honor Day. The museum will recognize the 3,511 service members who have received the Medal of Honor.

The groundbreaking was …

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Ongoing Traffic Control Upgrades Maintain Safety in San Antonio’s Loop 1604 North Expansion Project

Over the next few decades, San Antonio’s population is expected to grow by 2 million residents.

That poses problems for Loop 1604 – the outer highway encircling San Antonio – since the Texas A&M Transportation Institute already identified the northern portion as one of the most-congested corridors in the state. …

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Plano Mall Transformation Begins Construction to See New Life as Mixed-Use Destination

PLANO, TX — The creation of the Gateway to Plano and the continuation of the City of Plano's Envision Oak Point plan is spearheaded as Triten Real Estate Partners officially break ground and start the transformation of the dated Market Square Mall into Assembly Park, located in East Plano.

Triten, …

PLW Waterworks Awarded $279M in Texas Projects

HOUSTON, TX — PLW Waterworks, a division of Webber, announces that it has been awarded three waterworks contracts in Texas. The combined value of contracts is $279 million.

The city of Georgetown has selected PLW Waterworks to construct a new 44 MGD Water Treatment Plant to provide drinking …

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Rogers-O'Brien Construction Breaks Ground on 32-Story Skyscraper in Downtown San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Rogers-O'Brien Construction (RO) has begun construction on 300 Main, a 32-story apartment tower in the downtown tech district of San Antonio. Once completed, the approximately 696,000 square foot building will contain ground-floor retail, a six-level parking garage, and 354 multi-family residential units. 300 Main will be …

Rosendin Selected to Build Meta’s Temple Data Center in Texas

PFLUGERVILLE, TX — Electrical contracting company Rosendin has been selected to build Meta Platform’s new Temple Data Center in Texas. The employee-owned company will work with general contractor JE Dunn to build the $800-million data center building and site infrastructure in an industrial park located 50 miles north of the …

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Stantec to Design Five Temple College Projects from 2021 Bond Program

TEMPLE, TX — Temple College has selected global design firm Stantec to provide architecture and engineering (A/E) services for five campus projects. Funded by the college’s 2021 Bond Program, the projects include the design of the school’s new main building, Campus Services Center, Visual Arts Center, and the Health Sciences …

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TxDOT Awards I-10/US 69 Interchange Projects to Williams Brothers Construction

BEAUMONT, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) awarded a $307-million contract to Williams Brothers Construction Co., Inc. to reconstruct the I-10/US 69 (Cardinal Drive) interchange and widen I-10 from Walden Road to the Hollywood overpass.

TxDOT's Beaumont District will be reconstructing and expanding I-10 and US 69 where …

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Velocis Acquires 8.45 Acres for $35M Medical Office Project in Willow Park

FORT WORTH, TX — Velocis, a private equity real estate investment management firm, acquires almost 8.5 acres off I-20 in Fort Worth adjacent to the Texas Health Hospital in Willow Park, to build two speculative medical offices buildings (MOBs) totaling 100,000 square feet.

“This project will deliver Class A …

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183A Toll Road Extension in Williamson County Safeguards the Community and the Environment

For the 6.6-mile, northward extension of the 183A Toll Road in Williamson County, Texas, the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority in Austin, Texas, planned for material delays, labor shortages, protection of the South Fork San Gabriel River – and dinosaur tracks.

About a quarter mile upstream from where the project …

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Aggregate Technologies Inc. Solves Concrete Problems with Hydrodemolition on Grand Parkway Project

Construction projects certainly have their challenges and work on the Grand Parkway has proved no different. This 184-mile corridor, that will reach across seven counties and provide a third highway loop around the Houston metropolitan area has been decades in the making.

The mega-loop will meet the needs of a …

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Austin's 2020 Mobility Bond Work Begins with First Construction Contract

AUSTIN, TX — Austin City Council authorizes the first construction contract to deliver projects funded by the 2020 Mobility Bond. This marks the beginning of the six-year implementation timeline set for the bond as committed in the Contract with the Voters.

"We heard in 2016, 2018, and 2020 that delivering …

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Fluor Joint Venture Receives Final Notice-to-Proceed on Interstate 35E Phase 2 Project in Dallas

IRVING, TX — Fluor Corporation announces that Lone Star Constructors, its joint venture with Austin Bridge & Road, has been granted final notice-to-proceed by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) that releases the full contract value and positions the venture for construction to begin on Phase 2 in …

Halff Awarded Joint Venture Contract with FEMA

RICHARDSON, TX — Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), a member of the AECOM-led Compass Production and Technical Services Joint Venture (Compass PTS JV), has been awarded a contract to provide production and technical architecture and engineering services for the Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) Program by the U.S. …

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Midway Unveils Plans for CITYCENTRE Seven with Addition of New Boutique Hotel, Class A Office Space, Retail and Restaurants

HOUSTON, TX — Houston-based Midway, a real estate investment and development firm, announces that demolition has commenced to make way for CITYCENTRE Seven, its latest significant development at CITYCENTRE, a mixed-use destination for Class A office space, shopping, dining, and entertainment in Houston. This development is designed to add …

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Stream Realty Partners to Develop, Lease New 300,000-Square-Foot Warehouse Set to Break Ground in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX — More than 300,000 square feet of warehouse space is on the horizon in Northeast Dallas as Stream Realty Partners breaks ground on another industrial development.

The national real estate services, development, and investment company will develop and lease 1515 Corporate Crossing in Rockwall, Texas, for growing client …

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Tarleton Breaks Ground on IPE Building in Fort Worth

FT. WORTH, TX — Tarleton State University broke ground on a second building on its 80-acre campus in southwest Fort Worth along Chisholm Trail Parkway. At more than 100,000 square feet of classroom and specialized lab space, the $66-million Interprofessional Education Building will address the region’s two most pressing needs …

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The HUB Breaks Ground on Family-Friendly Entertainment Venue at The Farm in Allen

ALLEN, TX — The HUB, a Texas-based developer of entertainment districts, recently broke ground on its new venue at The Farm in Allen, a 135-acre mixed-use destination developed by JaRyCo. The open-air entertainment venue is The HUB’s first Texas location.

The HUB at The Farm, known for its …

TxDOT to Widen Highways in Travis, Hays, and Bastrop Counties

AUSTIN, TX — Safety and mobility improvements are coming to several area highways under contracts recently approved by the Texas Transportation Commission.

SH 71 is being widened between the Pedernales River and the Burnet/Blanco County line. Hunter Industries will install a center-turn lane and shoulders on the 3.4-mile stretch. …

Work on Phase 1 of Trinity Boulevard Construction Begins

FT. WORTH, TX — The City of Fort Worth announces that construction on Trinity Boulevard Phase 1 is has begun. Work will begin near I-820 and move east toward Salado Trail.

The project includes reconstructing the roadway as a four-lane divided concrete arterial. There will be a landscaped median, 10-foot-wide …

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Brasfield & Gorrie Celebrates Topping Out of Omni PGA Frisco Resort

FRISCO, TX — The Omni PGA Frisco Resort recently celebrated its topping out with an official ceremony that marked a major milestone for the country’s largest resort currently in development. Slated to open spring 2023, the resort will have 510 luxury guest rooms and Texas ranch homes, a mix of …

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Construction Begins on I-35 at US 79 (Southbound) Project

ROUND ROCK, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was recently joined by officials from Williamson County, the City of Round Rock, and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to break ground on the I-35 at US 79 (southbound) project.

“If you’ve driven on this section of I-35, you …

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Exploration Green Project Wins Award from Association of Water Board Directors

HOUSTON, TX — The Association of Water Board Directors (AWBD) presents the Clear Lake City Water Authority (CLCWA) with the 2021 Project Award for its Exploration Green Project. The award was announced at the AWBD Midwinter conference. CLCWA hired planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. …

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High Street Residential Tops Out 43-Story Residential Tower in Downtown Houston

HOUSTON, TX — High Street Residential, the residential subsidiary of Trammell Crow Company, announces the topping out of Parkside Residences at Discovery Green, formerly known as Block 98. The 43-story residential tower will deliver 309 luxury apartment homes in downtown Houston adjacent to Discovery Green, a 12-acre urban …

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Hines Breaks Ground on T3 Eastside, First of Several Projects Coming to Austin Market

AUSTIN, TX — Hines, an international real estate firm, announces the start of construction on T3 Eastside, a heavy timber office and boutique residential building with 15 loft-style units in an Austin eastside neighborhood. This construction milestone marks the first of many for Hines in Austin as the firm …

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Irving Interchange Project’s Fast-Paced Construction on Four Major Roadways, with 32 New Structures, Requires Vast Array of Crews and Equipment

To complete the $301 million Irving Interchange project in the City of Irving, Texas, near Dallas, general contractor Webber, LLC, of Irving utilizes many crews, cranes, and drill rigs throughout the 9.6-mile corridor.

“It’s a resource-driven job,” said Brenan Honey, P.E., Director of Construction for the Texas Department …

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Jackson-Shaw Announces Development of a Build-To-Suit Industrial Project in Mesquite for Vehicle Accessories, Inc.

MESQUITE, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, announces the development of a build-to-suit industrial project for Vehicle Accessories, Inc. (VAI) in Mesquite’s new Alcott Station Industrial Business District. The project is one 310,900-square-foot building on the southeast side of East Scyene Road …

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Jackson-Shaw Closes on 224 Acres for Crosspoint Business District, a New Employment Hub in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, has closed on 224 acres in Georgetown for the development of the CrossPoint. This business district is located on the west side of Interstate 35 (north of the intersection with State Highway 195 and south …

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Pulse Flow Reverse Osmosis Offers Higher Water Recovery and Lower Brine Reject

As droughts and growing population affect water security around the globe, desalination becomes an increasingly important option. In communities searching for sustainable, long-term solutions, new technology can increase the efficiency of water treatment efforts.

Initially developed in the late 1950s, reverse osmosis (RO) desalination evolved into the leading desalination process. …

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opens South Port Connector Road

BROWNSVILLE, TX — The Port of Brownsville recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Rio Grande Valley’s latest commerce route, the 1.9 mile-long South Port Connector Road. The road project is a collaborative effort between the Brownsville Navigation District (BND), Cameron County, the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA), …

SNC-Lavalin to Provide Flood Modeling and Mapping Services for Texas' First State Flood Plan

AUSTIN, TX — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $10-million, three-year contract to help the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) develop and update flood risk maps to support the implementation of the first …

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TDIndustries Contributes to Dallas Skyline with Design-Build Project Celebrating Engineers Week

DALLAS, TX — As The Link at Uptown luxury office tower in Dallas draws in tenants to its location, TDIndustries celebrates the completion of the mechanical construction phase of the design-build project.

Design-build refers to the project delivery method that provides both design and construction services as one unified flow …

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TxDOT Breaks Ground on FM 110 North Project that will Complete East-Side Loop in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was joined by Hays County Commissioner Debbie Ingalsbe, San Marcos Mayor Jane Hughson, and CAMPO Executive Director Ashby Johnson to break ground on the FM 110 North project.

“Today, we celebrate a project that will transform transportation in Hays County,” …

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TxDOT Cuts the Ribbon on Two Mobility35 Projects in Williamson County

JARRELL, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was joined by U.S. Rep. John Carter, Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell, and Commissioner Valerie Covey for a joint ribbon cutting ceremony for the I-35 at Ronald Reagan Boulevard and I-35 from Corn Hill to FM 972 projects.

“Today, we celebrate …

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VanTrust Completes Phase I of El Paso Logistics Park, Resulting in Nearly 200,000 Square Feet of Executed Leases

El PASO, TX — VanTrust Real Estate, LLC (VanTrust), a full-service commercial real estate development company, recently completed Phase I of its 59-acre speculative logistics park in East El Paso, Texas. Phase I of the El Paso Logistics Park consists of four buildings, totaling 514,135 square feet, located between Mercantile …

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VLK Architects and PBTISD Break Ground on Eagle Stadium at Rotary Field

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects joins Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD (PBTISD) to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the construction of Eagle Stadium at Rotary Field. Student athletes, athletics coaches, campus administrators, and the PBTISD Board of Trustees were all in attendance to commemorate this project for the district and the community. The …

$10M Construction Contract for City Streets Approved by Corpus Christi City Council

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — The City Council awarded a $10-million construction contract to Haas Anderson Construction, Ltd. of Corpus Christi for the FY 2022 Street Preventative Maintenance Program.

The approved contract will provide city-wide road maintenance on 19 streets located across all five council districts. The scope of work will …

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Army Corps Announces Funding for Panther Island Project

FT. WORTH, TX — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released a work plan that includes $403 million for the Trinity River Vision/Central City flood control project in Fort Worth. The funding will allow the Corps to complete final design of all project components and construct a bypass channel. …

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Cadence McShane Construction Breaks Ground on Goodwin Apartments in East Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company celebrated the groundbreaking of Goodwin Apartments. The firm has been selected by repeat client, Sabot Development, as the general contractor for this mixed-use development. Team members from Cadence McShane and Sabot Development gathered together to celebrate this exciting project that is …

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Formal Inclusion of 36A Amendments to RTP Set Mid-2022

SUGAR LAND, TX — Craig Raborn, Director of Transportation for the Houston Galveston Area Council of Government, recently told the audience at a Highway 36A Coalition breakfast that the two segments of a proposed 36A will be formally added to the HGAC Regional Transportation Plan by mid-year 2022. …

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Hillwood, TuSimple to Prepare Facilities for Autonomous Trucking

FT. WORTH, TX — TuSimple, a global autonomous driving technology company, and Hillwood announce a collaboration to integrate TuSimple’s infrastructure specifications into current and future industrial and commercial properties.

With the expansion of the TuSimple Autonomous Freight Network, Hillwood is preparing to meet the demand for autonomous trucks by getting …

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Inspire Development Breaks Ground on Pearson Ranch

AUSTIN, TX — Inspire Development has broken ground on Pearson Ranch, a $2-billion mixed-use development across 156 acres in the northwest portion of Austin.

Pearson Ranch will take shape on multiple parcels on the northeast corner of the State Highway 45 and West Parmer Lane intersection. The business park will …

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Lincoln Ventures Announces New Mixed-Use Development in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Lincoln Ventures, an Austin-based multifamily and student housing developer, announces that it has closed on a development site located at 2700 E. 5th Street in Austin. The multifamily development will rise to six stories and will include 625 residential rental units, along with two levels of …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Completes Construction of New Coordination Complex Center for Brazos Transit District

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) completed construction on The Marvin Tate Coordination Complex Center, Brazos Transit District’s (BTD) new corporate headquarters located in Bryan, Texas. After writing six different grants and four years of planning, the 11,518-square-foot Coordination Complex Center is a 100 percent Americans …

NAPA Announces 2021 Larry H. Lemon Award Winners

GREENBELT, MD — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announces the winners of its 2021 Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement utilizing less than 50,000 tons of asphalt. The winning companies received their awards during NAPA’s 2022 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, …

NAS JRB Fort Worth to Receive $3.1M for Infrastructure Project

FT. WORTH, TX — The City of Fort Worth, along with six other Texas cities, were awarded grant money from the state of Texas as part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant program.

The state awarded $1.9 million to Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort …

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Skanska Breaks Ground on Civic Park at Hemisfair in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — In a ceremony with more than 200 residents in attendance, community leaders broke ground on San Antonio’s central park, Civic Park at Hemisfair, marking the beginning of an 18-month construction project to bring its world-class vision to life.

“When the community came together in 2012 to …

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Stantec to Conduct Study to Create Vision for Houston’s Old Spanish Trail/Palm Center Neighborhood

HOUSTON, TX — The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) has selected global design firm Stantec to conduct a Livable Centers Study for Houston’s Old Spanish Trail (OST)/Palm Center neighborhood. The firm will evaluate the area and identify opportunities to promote transit-oriented development, improve connectivity and mobility, preserve historic resources, and stimulate …

Texas Transportation Commission Approves Retaining Capacity on SL 368 to Address Congestion, Plan for Future Growth

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Transportation Commission (Commission) approved maintaining state jurisdiction and ownership of a portion of State Loop 368 (Broadway) in San Antonio, keeping the roadway a six-lane section for vehicles as it was originally built with a finding that the roadway is necessary for the operation of …

Titan Development to Break Ground on Facility for Ovivo in Hutto, Texas

HUTTO, TX — Titan Development (Titan) and the Hutto Economic Development Corporation (EDC) celebrated the groundbreaking of a facility for Ovivo Inc., the latest high-tech manufacturer to join Titan's Innovation Business Park.

Ovivo, a global water and wastewater treatment company, will build and operate a 110,000-square-foot manufacturing plant as part …

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Two Structures and Multiple Drawing Sets Require Innovative Construction Methods for Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute

At the $45 million Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute in Tyler, Texas, three linear accelerators will provide external beam radiation treatments for patients. Before that happens, general contractor McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., needed to construct three high-density concrete vaults to keep the radiation contained. That included performing two …

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Vari and Adolfson & Peterson Construction Top Out Varispace Coppell

COPPELL, TX — Vari, a Texas-based workspace innovation company, and Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, topped out VariSpace Coppell, officially marking the construction midpoint. VariSpace Coppell is expected to open in summer 2022.

Jason McCann, Vari Co-Founder and CEO, and Bob Lemke …

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Wood Partners Breaks Ground on New Apartment Community, Alta at The Farm

DALLAS, TX — National multifamily real estate development company Wood Partners announces the groundbreaking of its newest luxury residential community — Alta at The Farm — located in the Dallas area. With construction on the new apartment community currently underway, Alta at The Farm is scheduled to open in early …

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$21.5M Downtown Houston Reconstruction Project Turns Two-Way Street into Pedestrian-Friendly Corridor

When Houston’s Downtown Redevelopment Authority (DRA) undertook reconstruction of 10 blocks of Bagby Street on the west edge of downtown, a traffic impact analysis led to devoting 60 percent of the right-of-way to pedestrian and landscape amenities.

During construction, however, General Contractor Main Lane Industries, Ltd., of Houston, Texas, …

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390-Acre Mixed-Use Development Approved for Anna, Texas

ANNA, TX — Anna City Council approved a development agreement with Bloomfield Homes for Crystal Park, a 390-acre mixed-use development west of U.S. Highway 75 and south of Farm-to-Market 455. The agreement includes a pre-annexation agreement and development standards consistent with the Anna 2050 Comprehensive Plan.

“It is always a …

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Adolfson & Peterson, Acadia Healthcare Break Ground on Rio Vista Behavioral Health Expansion Project in El Paso, Texas

EL PASO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, and Acadia Healthcare Company Inc., a provider of behavioral health care services across the U.S., have broken ground on a new addition to Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital in El Paso, Texas.

The …

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Adolfson & Peterson, America Development & Investments Break Ground on Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital in Arlington

ARLINGTON, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, and Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals, a system of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, announce the groundbreaking of a new location in Arlington with support from America Development & Investments LLC (ADI), a Dallas-based health care real estate …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction, Billingsley Company Break Ground on Office Building at International Business Park in Plano

PLANO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm, and Billingsley Company, a developer, have broken ground on an office building in an additional phase of Billingsley’s International Business Park.

The new five-story, 250,000-square-foot building will be located within the business park, northwest of President …

AECOM to Provide Program Management Services for the City of Richardson in Texas

RICHARDSON, TX — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces it has been selected to serve as General Engineering Consultant (GEC) by the City of Richardson, Texas, to augment city staff and provide program management services for the city’s Capital Improvement Program, including the recently approved 2021 Bond Program. This …

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American Constructors Completes 1111 West 6th Street Redevelopment

AUSTIN, TX — American Constructors, a general contractor and construction management firm, announces the completion of 1111 West Sixth, a mixed-use office and retail space for Schlosser Development Corporation (SDC), located in downtown Austin.

The redevelopment of the former Austin Independent School District headquarters was completed after a strategic …

City Council Awards Contract for $19.8M for Neighborhood Street Reconstructions

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — At a recent regularly scheduled business meeting, Corpus Christi City Council awarded construction contracts to Bay Ltd. and Grace Paving and Construction, Inc., both of Corpus Christi. The contracts are for the FY 2022 Residential Street Rebuilt Program (RSRP).

The RSRP is a citywide program …

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Construction Begins on FM 3238 (Hamilton Pool Road) in Bee Cave

AUSTIN, TX — Much anticipated improvements are coming to a road in western Travis County, following a groundbreaking on the FM 3238 (Hamilton Pool Road) widening project in Bee Cave.

“The region’s population is continuing to grow rapidly creating mobility challenges for area residents,” said Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) …

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Dallas County and Ryan Companies Officially Open $33M Oak Cliff Government Center

DALLAS, TX — Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Dallas County Oak Cliff Government Center. The $33-million, two-story, 43,000-square-foot facility will house the Dallas County Justice of the Peace, Truancy, Constable, and Tax departments. An adjacent three-story parking …

Ferrovial Awarded Construction of Two Roads in Texas for $161.5M

HOUSTON, TX — Ferrovial, through its U.S. construction subsidiary Webber, has been selected by the Texas Department of Transportation to build two sections of road in Guadalupe and Hays counties, Texas, for $161.5 million.

The first of the projects involves expanding IH-10, an urban interstate freeway, by 4.85 …

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Garland Breaks Ground on Downtown Redevelopment Project

GARLAND, TX — Downtown Garland welcomes the next wave of revitalization with a project from the 2019 bond program starting construction: the redevelopment of the Downtown Square.

Upon completion, the Downtown Square will be the destination for the community’s interests and needs, along with larger festivals, live music, and other …

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Hillwood Urban and DART Partner to Bring Victory Station Plaza

DALLAS, TX — Hillwood Urban and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) have partnered to build Victory Station Plaza, bringing a one-acre public green space to the heart of Victory Park, adjacent to the DART Victory Station with direct connectivity to DART's transit system. The large, landscaped plaza is located across …

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Hughes House Mixed-Use Development Designs Finalized

FT. WORTH, TX — Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) and the City of Fort Worth have approved final designs for Phase I of Hughes House, the mixed-use development that will bring 210 apartments and townhomes with a variety of floor plans to the Stop Six Choice Neighborhood by 2023.

The …

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Innovative Transportation Study Honored by Texas APA

AUSTIN, TX — The APA-Texas Chapter has chosen the Bergstrom Spur Corridor Study as a recipient of the 2021 Transportation Planning Achievement Award - Silver. Freese and Nichols works on pedestrian and bike infrastructure all over the state. The company is currently designing or implementing 7 percent of all Transportation …

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Lovett Industrial Announces New Projects in the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth Area Totaling 2.7 Million Square Feet

DALLAS, TX — Lovett Industrial, the Houston-based real estate investment firm, announces three new projects in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, consisting of four warehouses totaling approximately 2.7 million square feet, which are 25 percent pre-leased.

Construction is currently underway at Texport Logistics in Wilmer, Texas, Lovett 35 …

Lowest Stemmons Clear Lanes Project Completed

DALLAS, TX — An $83-million improvement along the Interstate Highway 35E Lowest Stemmons corridor in Dallas was recently celebrated as the first project completed in the Dallas Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) District as part of the state’s congestion-fighting Texas Clear Lanes Program.

The project included construction of new collector-distributor …

Primoris Services Corporation Awards Contracts Valued Over $32M in Energy/Renewables Segment

DALLAS, TX — Primoris Services Corporation announces two heavy civil awards with a combined value of more than $32 million. The projects, secured by the company’s Energy/Renewables Segment, were awarded by the Texas Department of Transportation.

The first project involves construction of a section of highway SL 121 in …

TC Energy Announces $0.8B WR Project

HOUSTON, TX — TC Energy Corporation (TC Energy) announces that it has approved its WR Project, a set of projects anticipated to constitute a total capital investment of approximately $0.8 billion. The project is designed to increase base system reliability and expand an existing portion of the ANR Pipeline Company …

Texas Approves $41M for Water Infrastructure

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently approved financial assistance totaling $41,580,908 for water and stormwater infrastructure projects:

  • $34,530,000 to El Paso County for a flood mitigation project
  • $4,751,000 to the City of Corpus Christi (Nueces County) for stormwater system improvements
  • $2,299,908 to the City of Comanche …
USDOT Announces Loan of Up to $250.29M to the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority for 183N Mobility Project

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation announces that its Build America Bureau (the Bureau) has provided a $250.29-million 35-year, low-interest loan to the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) for the 183N Mobility Project in the Austin metropolitan area. The Bureau provides Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) …

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VLK Architects Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of New Hutto Memorial Stadium

HUTTO, TX — VLK Architects recently joined the Hutto Independent School District and Joeris General Contractors to honor the official unveiling of the new Hutto Memorial Stadium. The Hutto Memorial Stadium facility upgrades will meet the needs of the community’s growing population for many years to come.

The stadium additions …

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Worley Transitions to the Construction Phase on the Expansion of ExxonMobil’s Petrochemical Project in Baytown, Texas

BAYTOWN, TX — The Baytown chemical expansion project will include a linear alpha olefins (LAO) unit and a solution polymer unit (SPU). The LAO unit will have an estimated production capacity of around 350,000 tons a year. The SPU will produce around 400,000 metric tons of polymers each year, including …

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Cadence McShane Completes Construction of Prototype Elementary School for Northwest ISD

FT. WORTH, TX — Cadence McShane announces the completion of Berkshire Elementary School for Northwest ISD. This ground-up two-story facility is the third school built with this prototype design, with several others to follow within the district.

The new 100,400-square-foot elementary school houses around 850 students from the surrounding neighborhoods. …

G-CON Expanding with an Additional 144,000-Square-Foot Facility for POD Manufacturing

COLLEGE STATION, TX — G-CON, a manufacturer of prefabricated cleanroom solutions, announces another facility expansion, increasing its U.S. based cleanroom construction site from 252,900 square feet to 396,900 square feet. The new expansion will allow G-CON to achieve its U.S. demand forecast for 2025.

The building will be dedicated …

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Hines, Harrison Street, and 2ML Real Estate Break Ground on First Phase of 53-Acre Life Sciences District in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Hines, the international real estate firm, and Harrison Street, an investment management firm, in partnership with 2ML Real Estate Interests, have broken ground on the first building at Levit Green, a new mixed-use life science district made up of more than 53 acres of real …

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Loews Hotels & Co Breaks Ground on New $550M Loews Arlington Hotel and Convention Center

ARLINGTON, TX — Loews Hotels & Co, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loews Corporation, has officially broken ground on the new $550-million Loews Arlington Hotel and Convention Center. Executives from the company were joined by Arlington Mayor Jim Ross, former Mayor Jeff Williams, Chairman & Managing Partner of the Texas …

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New Texas A&M System Center Eyed for Downtown Fort Worth

FT. WORTH, TX — Fort Worth government and business leaders and Texas A&M University System officials are working together on plans to build a new downtown research campus to spur innovation and business development.

The shared vision is to create a hub for collaboration between key Fort Worth industries and …

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Sixth and Guadalupe, Soon to be Austin's Tallest Tower, Hits Significant Milestones

AUSTIN, TX — Lincoln Property Company and Karioi Residential, in partnership with DivcoWest, announce they have reached two major milestones at Sixth and Guadalupe in Downtown Austin — the topping out of the commercial portion of the building and commencement of residential construction.

Designed by Gensler and constructed …

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Southwest Parkway Bridge Project Moves Forward with Drilling

WICHITA FALLS, TX — Drilling equipment recently started boring shafts for the new bridge columns over Holliday Creek near Taft. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) crews also recently started pouring concrete for those shafts. Once all the shafts are drilled on the Northside, drilling will start on the Southside.

Meanwhile, …

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Spurs Sports & Entertainment Marks Official Groundbreaking of The Rock at La Cantera

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E) unveiled the official name of its human performance campus during a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction. The Rock at La Cantera is a multi-phase $500-million legacy project that will extend across 45 acres and feature a human performance …

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Stantec Developing Floodplain Modeling and Mapping Efforts for the Texas Water Development Board

AUSTIN, TX — Global design firm Stantec is initiating a statewide floodplain modeling and mapping project with the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) as part of the TWDB’s effort to understand and evaluate regional flood risks to drive statewide efforts in the creation of effective flood mitigation strategies.

The increase …

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Stantec Selected to Lead Development of Downtown Area Master Plan for the City of Pleasanton

PLEASANTON, TX — The City of Pleasanton, Texas has selected global design firm Stantec to lead the development of its new Downtown Area Master Plan. Pleasanton, a community of nearly 10,000 people, is located 30 miles south of San Antonio along U.S. Highway 281 in Atascosa County. The plan will …

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TexAmericas Center Completes Construction on 150,000-Square-Foot Spec Building

TEXARKANA, TX — TexAmericas Center (TAC) announces the completion of a new speculative (spec) building at its campus in Texarkana. The 150,000-square-foot building on 24 acres is the first new building in the industrial park in 15 years and is now ready for new tenants to occupy the space.

“This …

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Texas High-Speed Rail Investors Form Station Development Company

DALLAS, TX — Texas high-speed rail investors recently announced their intention to form an entity that will develop train stations in Dallas, Houston, and Grimes County near College Station, where the permitted high-speed rail line terminals will be located. The entity will be known as Texas High-Speed Rail Station Development …

Texas Transportation Commission Conditionally Awards Southeast Connector in Fort Worth to South-Point Constructors

FT. WORTH, TX — Motorists are one step closer to seeing improvements in one of the state’s most congested regions following a decision by the Texas Transportation Commission to conditionally select South-Point Constructors (SPC), a joint venture of Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. and Austin Bridge & Road, L.P., as …

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TxDOT Celebrates I-35 Reconstruction Project in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was joined by officials from Hays County, the City of San Marcos, and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the I-35 at Posey Road project.

“Today, we celebrate TxDOT’s continued …

TxDOT to Begin Phase One of Maintenance Project on JFK Causeway Bridge

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is scheduled to start a $9-million maintenance project on the JFK Causeway Bridge. This project is designed to maximize the structure's life and reduce its overall life-cycle costs.

The project includes:

  • Repairs to the substructure, superstructure, and railing on the …

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TxDOT to Construct I-37 Redbird to US 77/Nueces River Bridge

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is constructing improvements to Interstate 37 from Redbird Lane to U.S. Highway 77 Interchange in Nueces and San Patricio Counties.

Approximately 45,000 vehicles travel this section of the highway each day. The project area is part of a major northbound …

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AECOM to Provide Engineering Services for Houston METRO’s University Corridor Bus Rapid Transit Project

HOUSTON, TX — AECOM announces that it will serve as general engineering consultant (GEC) for Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County’s (METRO) University Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, called METRORapid University Line. In this role, AECOM will provide project management and conceptual and preliminary engineering services to assist in …

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American Constructors Wins Three 2021 Excellence in Construction Awards from Associated Builders and Contractors

AUSTIN, TX — American Constructors, a Cedar-Park based construction management and general contracting firm, was recently recognized by the Central Texas Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors with three 2021 Excellence in Construction awards. Representatives from American Constructors joined other winning companies at an awards banquet in Austin.

The …

Balfour Beatty Celebrates the Delivery of Lowest Stemmons, the First Completed Texas Clear Lanes Project in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Balfour Beatty along with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), federal, state, and local officials celebrated the completion of the Interstate 35E (I-35E) Lowest Stemmons project with an official ribbon cutting ceremony in Dallas. The $83-million improvement project on I-35E between I-30 and Oak Lawn Avenue is …

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Bobcat of Marble Falls Celebrates Grand Opening

MARBLE FALLS, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas, recently celebrated the grand opening of their newest branch location in Marble Falls, Texas. The facility, located on the north side of Marble Falls, opened for business in June.

Attendees …

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Cadence McShane Completes Construction on Eastside Early College High School

AUSTIN, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company announces the completion of Austin Independent School District’s (Austin ISD) Eastside Early College High School. Several historical re-creations of the original structure were incorporated in the new construction to pay tribute to a time of change and growth in the segregation era.

Designed …

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Clear Lake Completes Phase 3A of Exploration Green

HOUSTON, TX — Clear Lake City Water Authority (CLCWA) completed work on Phase 3A of Exploration Green, a 178-acre flood control project in southeast Houston. The water authority also selected SERCO Construction Group, Ltd. to construct Phase 3B of the project.

Exploration Green, named in honor of the community’s local …

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Construction Begins on the Robert S. Light Boulevard Project

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was joined by officials from the cities of Buda and Kyle, as well as Hays County to break ground on the RM 967/Robert S. Light Boulevard extension project.

“Hays County is one of the fastest growing counties in Texas, bringing more …

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Downtown Houston Transit Lanes Getting a Fresh New Look

HOUSTON, TX — A faster, more reliable commute is coming to downtown Houston. METRO's latest project, in partnership with the City of Houston, will bring a fresh new look to existing transit-only lanes in the city's central business district.

New markings, striping, and signage will update dedicated bus and …

Hays County Begins RM 967 Safety Improvements

BUDA, TX — Road safety improvements on FM 967 in Buda have begun. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will construct a continuous two-way left turn center lane from west of Oak Forest Drive to the intersection with FM 1626, including Carpenter Hill Elementary School, Dahlstrom Middle School, and Johnson …

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Ismaili Center to be Houston's Newest Cultural Asset

HOUSTON, TX — The design for the Ismaili Center to be built in Houston’s Buffalo Bayou watershed was presented to the public at a gathering of government and civic officials, community representatives, and leaders from civil society organizations. DLR Group is serving as executive architect and architect of record and …

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Lincoln Ventures Announces Mixed-Use Development at 80 Rainey

AUSTIN, TX — Lincoln Ventures, an Austin-based student housing and multifamily developer, announces the company's new mixed-use property located at 80 Rainey Street in Austin. The multifamily development will rise to 49 stories in the heart of the Rainey Street District and will include 644 residential rental units, bars, …

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Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., Incorporates Drainage Solutions with Nature and Recreation for Exploration Green Project

In Clear Lake City, Texas, an abandoned golf course became the solution to catastrophic seasonal flooding.

For the $49 million Exploration Green project, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., (LAN) of Houston, Texas, designed five massive detention ponds that each hold up to 100 million gallons of stormwater. When complete, …

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Mesquite Approves $60M Industrial Campus, Mesquite 635

MESQUITE, TX — The Mesquite City Council passed a resolution to approve terms and conditions with C CH REALTY IX-CE I MESQUITE 635, LP (Creation RE, LLC) and a real estate fund advised by Crow Holdings Capital for the construction and development of Mesquite 635, a Class A Industrial Business …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Relocates Central Texas Office to Accommodate Firm Growth

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) purchased and completed the interior renovation of a 6,500-square-foot office building in College Station, Texas. MYCON's Central Texas office has moved into the new building, doubling the available space to accommodate anticipated growth with ample office/workstations and a large conference/training …

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Rosendin Wins Texas General Contractors Award Two Years in A Row

AUSTIN, TX — Rosendin, an employee-owned electrical contracting firm with offices across Texas, was recently honored with an Outstanding Construction Award for its work on the University of Texas at Austin’s Welch Hall. Rosendin was selected as the winner of a 2020 Specialty Contractor Electrical Award by the Associated …

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Rosewood Property Company and Champion Partners Break Ground on South Dallas Industrial Building

WILMER, TX — Rosewood Property Company and Champion Partners started construction on Tradepoint 45 East, a 610,000-square-foot industrial distribution facility in Wilmer, Texas, within the South Dallas submarket. Rosewood Property serves as the equity partner while Champion Partners is the project developer and co-investor.

Located 16 miles south of downtown …

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Terex Opens Third Service Center in Texas

HOUSTON, TX — Terex Utilities opens its third Terex Services Center in Texas. The brand-new location in Houston was built-to-suit, offering full-service repair facilities, as well as inspections, preventative maintenance, transfers and rebuilds, and more.

“Texas is the fastest growing, and one of the largest, markets in the U.S. Strategically …

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Trammell Crow Company Announces Third Phase of 35 Eagle Industrial Park

DALLAS, TX — Trammell Crow Company (TCC), a commercial real estate developer, announces the third phase of its 35 Eagle industrial park, located at Interstate 35 West and Eagle Parkway. Phase III will comprise five Class A speculative industrial buildings totaling more than 2.1 million square feet. Construction is scheduled …

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TxDOT Celebrates Completion of First of Two Projects to Improve Mobility and Safety in the Four Points Area

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was recently joined by state and local elected officials to cut the ribbon on the RM 2222 Widening project in northwest Austin.

“With the widening of RM 2222, we’re already seeing improvement in traffic flow,” Austin District Engineer Tucker Ferguson said. …

TxDOT Completes US 290 Improvements Project in McDade

MCDADE, TX — Bastrop County officials joined the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to celebrate the completion of the US 290 Improvements project in McDade. The eight-mile project completes the four-lane divided section of US 290 East between Elgin and Paige.

“This project helps increase safety and mobility by dividing …

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TxDOT Ready to Begin Construction on Loop 88

LUBBOCK, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) begins work to transform FM 1585 into Lubbock’s second major state loop, Loop 88. Sacyr Construction USA, LLC, of Miami, Florida, is the contractor for the project.

Phase 3A project limits are from Avenue U to Memphis Avenue, and 3B …

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VLK Celebrates Dedication Ceremony for Martha Lopez Aki ECI Project TYKE Facility

KATY, TX — VLK Architects, Joeris Construction, and Katy Independent School District community members recently celebrated the dedication of the Martha Lopez Aki Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Project Teach Your Kids Early (TYKE) Facility. The facility is home to two functions, including the Project TYKE (Teach Your Kids …

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VLK's Gerald D. Young Ag. Sciences Center Project Awarded Five Stars of Distinction

FT. WORTH, TX — The Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and Texas Association of School Boards announce that 46 projects will be included in the 2021-22 Exhibit of School Architecture. 18 architectural firms submitted projects from 33 school districts and three colleges. Eligible projects are newly constructed or renovated …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Breaks Ground on Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital in Plano

PLANO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, and Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals, a system of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, announce the groundbreaking of a new location in Plano with support from America Development & Investments LLC (ADI), a Dallas-based health care real estate …

AECOM to Provide Architecture and Engineering Services for Kennedy Space Center and Other NASA Facilities

MERRITT ISLAND, FL — AECOM announces that it has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide architecture and engineering services as part of its Southeast Regional Architect and Engineering (SERAE) program. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), multiple-award contract has a shared program ceiling of …

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Alliance Water Celebrates Water Treatment Plant Groundbreaking to Provide 225,000 Central Texans with Clean Drinking Water by 2023

ROSANKY, TX — Alliance Regional Water Authority (ARWA) realized an important milestone in the completion of the Carrizo-Wilcox Water Project when it broke ground on a new Water Treatment Facility, which will provide water to the Cities of Kyle, Buda, San Marcos, and the Canyon Regional Water Authority. Through the …

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Cadence McShane Completes Eastern Hills High School for Fort Worth ISD

DALLAS, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company announces the completion of additions and renovations to Eastern Hills High School. The school, originally built in 1957, is one of 21 high schools in Fort Worth ISD.

“We’re excited that the students and staff at Eastern Hills were able to start off …

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Cadence McShane Construction Awarded New McKinney Warehouse by Core 5 Industrial Partners

DALLAS, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company announces that Core 5 Industrial Partners has selected the firm to complete a new 279,356-square-foot industrial warehouse — one of four buildings included in Core 5’s new McKinney Logistics Center located off Highway 5.

Dubbed “Building C” by Core 5, the new 32-foot …

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Cambridge Holdings to Develop Health Care, Health, and Wellness District at Frisco Station

FRISCO, TX — Dallas-based Cambridge Holdings Incorporated, a national health care, commercial office, and mixed-use real estate firm, has entered into an exclusive agreement with the Frisco Station Partnership to develop health care and health and wellness-related projects within Frisco Station, a 242-acre mixed-use development in Frisco. This agreement …

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City of Pharr, TxDOT Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for the I-2/I-69C Interchange Project in Pharr

PHARR, TX — The City of Pharr, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and Dragados-Pulice Joint Venture (DPJV) held a groundbreaking ceremony, to celebrate the construction of the I-2/I-69C Interchange Project in Pharr.

The $303-million dollar project, which has been years in the making, will be eight miles long, consist …

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DLR Group to Design First T3 Building with Residential Space in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — DLR Group, in partnership with owner/developer Hines, is expanding its T3 — Timber, Transit, Technology — office concepts into Austin. T3 Eastside will consist of 92,000 square feet of Class-A timber office and 15 residential units. DLR Group is the design architect and interior designer …

FEMA Awards up to $13.5M for Packery Channel Restoration

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — The City of Corpus Christi has been allocated funding to complete the restoration of the Packery Channel from the damage it received in 2017 from Hurricane Harvey. In total, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded funding for up to $13.5 million of the $15 million …

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KDC Announces Next Phase of CityLine, Development of Three Office Towers Totaling 1.4M Square Feet

RICHARDSON, TX — KDC, a developer and acquirer of mixed-use developments and corporate build-to-suit projects for major companies, will develop three additional office towers at CityLine in Richardson, Texas.

The new buildings will add nearly 1.4 million square feet of space to the 204-acre transit-oriented development, which is home …

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Niece Equipment Hosts Groundbreaking for New Fort Worth Facility

FORT WORTH, TX — Niece Equipment recently broke ground on their new Fort Worth facility, which is located on a 5-acre, tree lined property at 1101 NE Loop 820 and considered part of “Equipment Alley”. When complete, the building will be 12,000 square feet and include 2,600 feet of office …

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Stantec Completes Design of the San Antonio Proton Therapy Center

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Global integrated design firm Stantec, recognized for its Particle Therapy Center of Excellence, completed the design of the San Antonio Proton Therapy Center. The new 26,000-square-foot facility will provide an advanced alternative to conventional radiation treatment to nearly 500 patients annually from South and West …

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Texas Transportation Commission Approves 10-Year Plan Including the I-45 Expansion Project

HOUSTON, TX — The Texas Transportation Commission unanimously approved the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) 10-year plan (Unified Transportation Program, UTP) retaining allocations for funding the I-45 improvement project in Houston. The project, commonly known as the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP) is supported by the majority of people …

Texas Water Development Board Authorizes $63.6M in Flood Mitigation Assistance Grants

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently authorized awards for $63.6 million in Flood Mitigation Assistance grants. The grants are funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and will be used to mitigate flood damages and prevent future losses. Thirteen applications were approved by FEMA for …

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TxDOT Atlanta District, El Paso District Win Awards from Texas Asphalt Pavement Association

ATLANTA, TX — A Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Atlanta District project in Harrison County won top honors at Texas Asphalt Pavement Association's (TXAPA) Texas Quality Asphalt Pavement Awards in San Antonio. State Loop 390, constructed by Madden Contracting Co., was selected as winner of the Dense-Graded Mixes …

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TxDOT Proposes US 59 Loop Project in Laredo

LAREDO, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing the US 59 Loop Upgrade project. This proposed project will upgrade a portion of the US 59 Loop (dually designated as Loop 20 and locally known as Bob Bullock Loop), from International Boulevard intersection to the US 59/Loop 20 …

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TxDOT Reconstructs RM 2222 and RM 620 Bypass for Smoother Travel in Northern Travis County

According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 census, the population of Austin, Texas, grew 21 percent since the previous census in 2010. The surrounding areas also grew. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is working on multiple infrastructure projects to ensure the roadways can handle the extra traffic the population …

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VLK Breaks Ground with PBT-ISD on Maintenance Facility

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD (PBT-ISD) to break ground and begin construction for the new Maintenance | Child Nutrition | Technology | DAEP Campus Facility. Funded by the district's 2021 $178.6-million bond, this project's construction was the first priority on the list of bond projects in …

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VLK Contributes Over 59 Campuses Opening for the 2021-22 School Year

FT. WORTH, TX — VLK Architects announces the completion of over 59 Texas public school campuses for the 2021-22 school year. Utilizing the tools in their repertoire, VLK has designed over 6.6 million square feet in new construction, additions, and renovations, ensuring that each campus is ready for teachers and …

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Aggressive Phasing and Strategic Detours Help Dallas Area’s $370M I-635/SH 121 Interchange Project Finish Six Months Early

A lack of funding delayed the $370 million Interstate 635/State Highway 121 Interchange project north of the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) a decade ago – but once funding became available, the project finished six months ahead of its scheduled completion date.

Design-Build Contractor NorthGate Constructors – a joint …

Atlas Awarded $8M Construction Engineering and Inspection Contract from TxDOT

AUSTIN, TX — Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (Atlas), an infrastructure and environmental services provider, announces the award of an $8-million contract from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) services. This five-year contract will support the TxDOT’s Odessa District, which includes Andrews, Crane, Ector, Loving, …

City of Corpus Christi Awards Contract for Harbor Bridge Parks Mitigation

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — At a recent regularly scheduled meeting, Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo and the City Council awarded $258,341 to Halff Associates, Inc. for the Harbor Bridge Parks Mitigation area project. The project includes a professional services contract to perform a needs assessment and detail park improvements for the …

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DART Board of Directors Unanimously Approves Bus Network Redesign Plan

DALLAS, TX — The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors has unanimously approved the DARTzoom Final Bus Network Plan, which includes a complete redesign of the DART bus network. With the goal of providing greater frequency, longer service hours, and improved access to destinations, the redesigned network goes …

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Hillwood Opens The Cadence, a New Urban Living Apartment Community at Frisco Station

FRISCO, TX — Hillwood welcomes its first residents to The Cadence at Frisco Station, a 322-unit apartment home community located in Frisco. The delivery of the first units at The Cadence at Frisco Station is complemented by the completion of phase two of the 30-acre programmed park system, Canyon East. …

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Luling ISD Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of New Shanklin Elementary School

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Luling Independent School District (ISD) recently celebrated the ribbon cutting of its new Shanklin Elementary School. The $23.6-million elementary school was constructed as part of Luling ISD’s 2019 Bond Program that was passed by voters in May 2019.

Three years ago, Luling ISD evaluated the physical …

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McCarthy Completes Construction of Parish Episcopal School’s Noble Family Performing Arts Center

DALLAS, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction on Parish Episcopal School’s Noble Family Performing Arts Center in Dallas. Located at the School’s Midway campus, the 55,000-square-foot facility will host student performances and arts classes, as well as community and cultural events. McCarthy broke ground on the center …

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Midway Breaks Ground on East River, Announcing First Tenants in Phase One of the 150-Acre Mixed-Use Development

HOUSTON, TX — Houston-based Midway, the privately owned, fully integrated real estate investment and development firm, recently broke ground on its 150-acre East River development. Designed to grow and evolve through multiple phases across a decades-long development horizon, East River will transform the city’s waterfront east of Downtown into …

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New I-35W Ramp Creates Added Mobility in North Fort Worth

FT. WORTH, TX — The City of Fort Worth's North Tarrant Express project opened a new ramp from eastbound I-820 to the northbound I-35W TEXpress Lanes.

The newly built ramp in the 820/35W interchange will create greater mobility and additional access for TEXpress Lanes, as well as providing additional …

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Officials Break Ground on Tuskegee Airmen Texas State Veterans Home

FORT WORTH, TX — City of Fort Worth officials joined Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush to break ground and unveil the name of a new nursing home, the Tuskegee Airmen Texas State Veterans Home.

The 100,000-square-foot home will support 120 veterans, including up to 30 who may …

Significant Investments for Water Utilities Upgrades Approved by Mayor and City Council

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo and the City of Corpus Christi's City Council recently approved critical services for Water Utilities. The approved items will modernize equipment at the city's O.N. Stevens Water Treatment Plant and Wesley Seale Dam at Lake Corpus Christi. Approved investments are close …

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Stafford MSD Opens New STEM Magnet Academy

HOUSTON, TX — Stafford Municipal School District (SMSD), the only municipal school district in Texas, opened its new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Magnet Academy.

The new $2.8-million STEM Magnet Academy — the first and only one of its kind in Fort Bend County — will accommodate nearly 200 …

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The Star in Frisco Unveils Latest Development: Phase IV of Eleven-Story Office Tower to Open in 2023

FRISCO, TX — The Star in Frisco unveils plans for the latest development on its campus called Phase IV — a 313,000-square-foot, 11-story office tower. The groundbreaking ceremony was recently held, and the project has a scheduled completion date by the first quarter of 2023.

Designed by HKS Architects and …

Trammell Crow Company Breaks Ground on First Phase of Weiser Business Park in Northwest Houston

CYPRESS, TX — Trammell Crow Company (TCC) and joint venture partner Clarion Partners, LLC have broken ground on Phase I of Weiser Business Park in northwest Houston. Located on the site of a former airport in Cypress, Texas, the first phase of the redevelopment will include three speculative Class A …

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TxDOT Completes US 290 East Improvements Project in Lee County

GIDDINGS, TX — Lee County officials recently joined the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to celebrate the completion of a US 290 East widening project that divided a section of the four-lane highway between the Bastrop/Lee County line to Giddings.

“With thousands more vehicles expected to travel on the highway …

USDOT Announces up to $605.33M to the Grand Parkway Transportation Corporation for the Grand Parkway Segments H & I Project

HOUSTON, TX — The U.S. Department of Transportation announces its Build America Bureau (the Bureau) has provided a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) direct loan in the amount of up to $605.33 million to the Grand Parkway Transportation Corporation (GPTC or Borrower) for the Grand Parkway Segments H …

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Western Specialty Contractors Branches in Florida, Texas, and Georgia Help Businesses Recover from Natural Disasters

HOUSTON, TX — Losing a structure or building to an unforeseen natural disaster, such as recent Hurricane Ida along the Gulf Coast, can be devastating to the owner and its tenants.

The decision to move forward with repairs may not come quickly, but when it does, facility managers and owners …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction and the City of Allen Break Ground on Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center

ALLEN, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, and the City of Allen broke ground on the Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center — a two-story, 150,000-square-foot facility located in Allen, Texas.

Allen Mayor Ken Fulk, former Mayor Stephen G. Terrell, City Manager …

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Construction Begins on the I-35 at SH 123 Project

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was recently joined by officials from the City of San Marcos, Hays County, and the Capital Metropolitan Planning Organization to break ground on the I-35 at SH 123 project.

“San Marcos is one of the fastest growing areas in our region, …

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Diversified Product Development Hosts Grand Opening at New Manufacturing Facility

WACO, TX — Diversified Product Development, marketer of the LineWise, LiftWise, RailWise, and DesignWise brands, hosted a grand opening ceremony at its new manufacturing facility in Waco, Texas. Approximately 100 people attended the event marking the company’s strategic move, which will help Diversified grow and better serve its customers. …

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Fluor Team Wins $640M Dallas Highway Project

IRVING, TX — The joint venture with Austin Bridge & Road was selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to design, construct, and maintain Phase 2 of the I-35 project. The contract has a value of approximately $640 million.

“This is a great example of Fluor’s continued strategic …

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HGAC Planning Body Approves 36A Amendments to 2045 Regional Transportation Plan

SUGAR LAND, TX — The Transportation Policy Council (TPC) has approved the addition of two key projects, 36A North and 36A South, to the 2045 Regional Transportation Plan, a crucial step toward making the proposed mobility and freight corridor a reality. The Transportation Policy Council is part of the Houston …

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Historic Waco Suspension Bridge Undergoes Makeover

“Texas is a blend of valor and swagger.” Or so said Carl Sandburg in 1950, after reading works by Texas author Boyce House. In those eight words, Sandburg summarized the Lone Star State’s long-established culture of gallantry and determination, and its penchant for thinking big, then bigger.

Take the historic …

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McCarthy Breaks Ground on Texas Children’s Hospital in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has begun construction on Texas Children’s Hospital for children and women in Austin. The freestanding hospital, which will serve families in Austin and Central Texas, is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2024.

The 52-bed, 365,000-square-foot hospital will provide neonatal …

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Populous-Designed Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence Opens at The University of Texas at San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has opened its $40.4-million Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence (RACE), the university’s latest milestone in a multi-tiered project that will enable the success of student-athletes and provide recreational facilities to the San Antonio community. Kansas City-based Populous was …

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TDIndustries Celebrates 75 Years With Historical Sporting Arenas

DALLAS, TX — TDIndustries, Inc. (TD) is celebrating 75 years as a facilities service and mechanical construction company based out of Dallas, Texas. TD has a history of working on complex construction projects from data centers and hospitals to offices, apartment complexes, health care facilities, and educational institutions. Stadiums and …

Texas Central Signs $1.6B Contract with Kiewit to Install Core Electrical Systems

DALLAS, TX — Texas Central Railroad is leveraging the experience and expertise of Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. (Kiewit) and affiliate Mass. Electric Construction Co. (Mass Electric) to install the core electrical systems needed for the high-speed train from Dallas to Houston to operate. The $1.6-billion contract with Kiewit includes the …

Texas Central Signs Contract with Webuild to Serve as Design-build Lead for Historic Project

DALLAS, TX — Texas Central, developers of the high-speed train between Dallas and Houston, has signed a $16-billion contract with Webuild, operating in the U.S. market with The Lane Construction Corporation to lead the civil construction team that will build the Texas passenger line.

Webuild is one of …

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Texas Neighborhood Breaks New Ground with LEED and SITES

AUSTIN, TX — In Austin, Texas, the Mueller neighborhood project was one of the first to achieve LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED ND) certification. Now, Mary Elizabeth Branch Park is providing residents with a newly SITES-certified place to gather and play — making Mueller the first project in the world …

Texas Water Development Board Adopts 2022 State Water Plan

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) unanimously voted to adopt the 2022 State Water Plan.

“Adopting this new state water plan is a tremendous accomplishment for Texas,” said TWDB Chairwoman Brooke Paup. “The plan provides a clear and credible path to address the state’s long-term water …

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Tomball ISD Celebrates Completion of New Stadium and Junior High School

HOUSTON, TX — Tomball Independent School District (TISD) recently celebrated the completion of its new Grand Lakes Junior High School and Tomball ISD Stadium with ribbon-cutting events.

The facilities are two of the biggest projects of a $275-million bond program that voters approved in November 2017 to accommodate its growth. …

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Trammell Crow Company and MSD Capital Top Out 35-Story Class A Office Tower in Downtown Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Trammell Crow Company (TCC), a commercial real estate developer and investor, and MSD Capital L.P. have topped out 601 W. 2nd Street (formerly known as Block 185), a 35-story office development in Downtown Austin. The 814,081-square-foot Class A building rises 590 feet and, upon completion, will be …

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TxDOT Holds Virtual Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for I-635/SH 121 Interchange

GRAPEVINE, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and NorthGate Constructors hosted a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony for the I-635/SH 121 Interchange Project. This $370-million project widened SH 121 to accommodate a new interchange and new direct connectors for FM 2499 and SH 26 to reduce congestion and improve safety …

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Webber Awarded $46M in Texas Waterworks Contracts

HOUSTON, TX — Webber, a U.S. construction subsidiary of Ferrovial, has been awarded two water projects in Texas. The contracts amount to about $46 million.

The North Texas Municipal Water District and Garney Construction have selected Webber for the construction of four project packages at the Sister Grove …

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Work Set to Begin on SH 158 and SH 137 Overpass in Glasscock County

SAN ANGELO, TX — Construction is set to begin on the overpass at the intersection of SH 158 and SH 137 in Glasscock County, roughly 13 miles west of Garden City. Reece Albert, Inc. will be the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) contractor for the $27-million, two-year project.

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5engineering Selected as the Prime Consultant to Conduct the Water and Wastewater Study for Harris County

HOUSTON, TX — Harris County selected 5engineering LLC, as the prime consultant to identify and study Harris County Community Services Department Target Areas, which can benefit from improvements in water and/or wastewater services, identify proposed improvements, and identify solutions to implement those improvements. This approximately $3-million study will be …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Breaks Ground on VariSpace Coppell, Vari's New Global Headquarters

COPPELL, TX — Vari, a Texas-based workspace innovation company, and Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, recently broke ground on VariSpace Coppell in Coppell, Texas. The 180,000-square-foot office building will serve as Vari’s new global headquarters as well as a multi-tenant campus.

VariSpace …

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Archer Western & Sundt to Construct 183 North Mobility Highway Project in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Joint venture partners Archer Western Construction and Sundt Construction, Inc., operating together as Great Hills Constructors, were recently awarded the 183 North Mobility project in Austin, Texas. Archer Western and Sundt are responsible for the design and construction of the nine-mile highway project under the …

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Cadence McShane Construction Company Begins Construction of Two New Schools for Port Neches ISD

HOUSTON, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company announces they have been selected by Port Neches-Groves Independent School District as the general contractor for their newest schools, Port Neches Intermediate School and Groves Intermediate School.

Concurrent construction of the two schools is set to be completed in August of 2022. Designed …

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City of Jarrell Selects LAN to Prepare Alternatives Engineering Report for New Wastewater Treatment Plant

AUSTIN, TX — The City of Jarrell has selected planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to prepare an alternatives engineering report for a new wastewater treatment plant.

Spurred by Apple, Oracle, Tesla, and other tech companies moving to Austin and a thriving housing market, …

Construction Contract Awarded for Boat Basin Dredging & McGee Beach Breakwater Repairs

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Corpus Christi Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo and the City Council awarded a construction contract to Cayo LLC, of Fort Worth, Texas, for the Boat Basin Dredging and McGee Beach Breakwater Repairs. Funding for this Council District 1 project comes from the FY 2021 Seawall CIP …

Diode Ventures Announces Financial Close of its First Greenfield Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Project

HAMILTON COUNTY, TX — To help address growing demand for solar energy generation in the southwestern U.S., Diode Ventures (Diode), a Black & Veatch company that develops global infrastructure projects, announces that it has reached financial close on the Grizzly Ridge Solar Project, a nearly 140-megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar field …

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Ferrovial Awarded $46M in Texas Waterworks Contracts

MCKINNEY, TX — Ferrovial, via its U.S. construction subsidiary Webber, has been awarded two water projects in Texas. The contracts amount to about $46 million.

The North Texas Municipal Water District and Garney Construction have selected Webber for the construction of four project packages at the Sister Grove …

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Manhattan Construction Company Wins ASA North Texas Chapter Platinum $1 Billion + Award for Construction of Globe Life Field

ARLINGTON, TX — Manhattan Construction Company has been honored by the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) North Texas Chapter with the Platinum $1 Billion + Award for construction of Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

ASA North Texas is an industry organization that advocates for the subcontractor and supplier community, promoting …

McCarthy Awarded Texas Port Construction Contracts

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies has been awarded three port construction projects along the Texas Gulf Coast. Two of the projects, which total $99 million, are for Port Houston Authority (PHA) - Bayport Wharf 6, a continued expansion of the Bayport Terminal, and Container Yard 3N at Barbours Cut …

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Moss Utilities Lays McKinney’s First HDPE Sanitary Sewer Up to 35 Feet Deep Through Wet, Wooded, and Historical Areas

When the City of McKinney, Texas, designed a new sanitary sewer line along a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) lake, they originally specified PVC pipe and concrete manholes. After city officials toured Plasson USA’s plant in Corsicana, Texas, to gather information for a different project, they decided to ask …

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Port of Corpus Christi, Ares Management Sign MOU for Green Hydrogen Production, Renewable Energy Generation

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — The Port of Corpus Christi Authority announces that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with funds managed by the infrastructure and power strategy of Ares Management Corporation with the intention of developing renewable energy infrastructure on port-owned property to support the production of …

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Stantec Awarded Design Services for Education Bond Programs in Texas

HOUSTON, TX — Global design firm Stantec was selected to provide design and engineering services for K-12 district bond programs in San Antonio, Texas, and Bastrop, Texas. With construction costs totaling an estimated $260 million, these projects include facility renovations and expansions, technology upgrades, and infrastructure improvements to offer more …

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TxDOT Breaks Ground on the FM 2001 West Realignment Project

HAYS COUNTY, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was recently joined by State Rep. Erin Zwiener and officials from Hays County and the city of Buda to kick off construction of the FM 2001 West Realignment project. This is the first of three projects to improve FM 2001 …

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TxDOT, Fluor, and Balfour Beatty Break Ground on Oak Hill Parkway Infrastructure Project in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Fluor Corporation announces its joint venture with Balfour Beatty has broken ground on the Oak Hill Parkway. Fluor was awarded the infrastructure project by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to widen and improve U.S. 290 and State Highway 71 through Oak Hill, serving as a gateway …

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TxDOT Increases Mobility in the Round Rock Area

ROUND ROCK, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) celebrates the completion of the I-35 from RM 1431 to FM 3406 (northbound) project. This project reconstructed and widened the northbound I-35 frontage road from two to three lanes, relocated the RM 1431 exit, constructed a new extended entrance and …

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TxDOT Teams with Make-A-Wish for Flyover Implosion

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) enlisted the help of a six-year-old boy to bring down part of an existing flyover for reconstruction. TxDOT partnered with Make-A-Wish to give Archer Foltermann the opportunity to help TxDOT implode sections of the northbound I-35 to northbound US 183 flyover …

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UTRWD Breaks Ground on North Texas’ Newest Lake

LADONIA, TX — The Upper Trinity Regional Water District (UTRWD) celebrates the groundbreaking of Lake Ralph Hall, North Texas’ newest lake and one of the first built in Texas in decades. Named after the late longtime U.S. Congressman Ralph M. Hall, the new reservoir will be located on the North …

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Brasfield & Gorrie Breaks Ground on Omni PGA Frisco Resort

FRISCO, TX — Omni Hotels & Resorts announces the start of construction on the Omni PGA Frisco Resort, featuring 501 guest rooms and seven four-bedroom golf villas. Set to open in spring 2023, this resort development in partnership with PGA of America and the City of Frisco will become a …

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Cadence McShane Completes Lake Highlands High School Addition and Multipurpose Activity Center for Richardson ISD

DALLAS, TX — Cadence McShane Construction (CMC) has completed the construction of Lake Highlands High School Addition/Renovation and MAC in Dallas, Texas, on behalf of repeat client, Richardson Independent School District (ISD). The project included the construction of a 76,000-square-foot Multi-Purpose Activity Center, a 144,000-square-foot addition to connect the ninth …

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City Electric Supply Hosts Three Grand Opening Events in Texas

DALLAS, TX — COVID-19 put a stop to events at City Electric Supply (CES) branches across the country, but counter days recently made a comeback in Texas. CES Aledo, CES Hutto, and CES Sherman are now officially open for business. The CES Aledo grand opening in Fort Worth marked the …

City Receives TxDOT Funding for Traffic Safety Projects

NEW BRAUNSFELS, TX — The City of New Braunfels received notification that four traffic safety projects totaling $1,054,000 have been awarded construction funding through the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) Highway Safety Improvement Program. This allocation of federal funding is distributed by TxDOT and is intended to address safety …

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Construction Completed on $22M Dallas County South Dallas Government Center Designed by KAI

DALLAS, TX — The recently completed Dallas County South Dallas Government Center designed by Dallas-Fort Worth firm KAI Design, combines the amenities of a modern, sustainable facility with a socially conscious design emphasizing justice equality.

“An emerging theme on how architecture and the construction process can speak towards the …

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DART and Trinity Metro Rail Lines to Connect at DFW Airport

DALLAS, TX — The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution authorizing a payment of $21.5 million to Trinity Metro for reimbursement of project costs incurred by Trinity Metro in the construction of approximately two miles of rail and platform facilities linking the Cotton Belt …

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Everhart Road Construction Complete

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi's Engineering Services Department announces the re-opening of Everhart Road. The Everhart Road construction project from Holly Road to South Padre Island Drive (SPID), which began in September 2019, was recently completed.

Reytec Construction Resources, Inc. completed the $14.4-million project on schedule …

Ferrovial Awarded $81M Reconstruction of a Section of I-35 in Texas

SAN MARCOS, TX — Ferrovial, via its U.S. construction subsidiary Webber, was awarded the reconstruction contract for a portion of I-35 in San Marcos, Texas. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) selected the company to carry out the contract valued at $81 million.

The scope of the project …

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Harris County Precinct 3 and LAN Celebrate Grand Opening of Steve Radack Community Center

HOUSTON, TX — Harris County Precinct 3 residents will have a new place to congregate, due to the completion of the new Steve Radack Community Center. Precinct 3 celebrated the grand opening of the facility. The new community center will replace the Bear Creek Community Center, which was severely damaged …

Haslet Parkway to Improve Mobility in Alliance Corridor

FT. WORTH, TX — Construction continues on Haslet Parkway, a four-lane east-west thoroughfare that will enhance the distribution of goods while providing better mobility to residents of Fort Worth. Haslet Parkway runs from I-35W to FM 156 at Avondale-Haslet Road and is planned as a gateway to facilitate freight movement …

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McCarthy Breaks Ground on Cancer Treatment and Research Center on CHRISTUS Health – Tyler Campus

TYLER, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. breaks ground on the Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute, a new cancer center in Tyler, Texas. A Cottonwood Development project, the 85,000-square-foot facility center is located on the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler campus and will provide outpatient care to the …

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Populous-Designed Events Center, The BASE, Opens to the Public in Waco, Texas

WACO, TX — The BASE (Business, Arts, Sports, and Entertainment) opened to the public at the Extraco Events Center, home of the Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo, in Waco, Texas. The $32-million, multipurpose facility was designed by global architecture firm Populous with the goal of bringing more business and …

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SEAA Awards Deem Structural Service with Project of the Year Award for Buddy Holly Hall Performing Arts Center

LUBBOCK, TX — A project in Lubbock, Texas, built by Deem Structural Service, has been named a recipient in the annual Project of the Year awards by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). One winner was selected in each of four categories based on the dollar amount of …

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South Tower Under Construction at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center

WOODLANDS, TX — Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital’s South Tower expansion is the development of a new eight-story patient tower. The addition will tie into the existing hospital’s structure to add 138 patient beds, increase the surgical department by five operating rooms (ORs), expand the cardiopulmonary department, and significantly enlarge …

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Stantec Selected to Develop Updated Master Plan for Bridgeport, Texas, Parks and Recreation

BRIDGEPORT, TX — The City of Bridgeport, Texas, has selected global design firm Stantec to provide comprehensive design and planning services to update its 2009 Parks and Recreation Master Plan. In its role, the firm will analyze existing conditions of the park amenities and assess the park facilities, engage the …

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The John Bunker Sands Wetland Center Hosts Groundbreaking and Celebration for Expansion Project

DALLAS, TX — A celebration and groundbreaking ceremony kicked off the launch of the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center expansion project. The John Bunker Sands Wetland Center was created in partnership with the Caroline Rose Hunt Family, The Rosewood Corporation, and the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). It …

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TxDOT Hosts Virtual Groundbreaking for SH 71 Overpass Project at Ross Road and Kellam Road

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) celebrated the start construction on the SH 71 improvement project at Ross Road and Kellam Road with a virtual groundbreaking ceremony.

“I am happy to announce we are beginning construction on two new overpasses on SH 71,” said Tucker Ferguson, …

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TxDOT Improves I-40 to Keep Up With Growing Amarillo Development

Aiming to improve traffic flow and safety, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has undertaken a bridge replacement project along about four miles of the Interstate 40 corridor in Amarillo.

“The existing structures were built with the original interstate construction,” says Sonja Gross, Public Information Officer for TxDOT’s Amarillo …

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$766.5M SH 249 Extension Decreases Congestion and Increases Mobility Northwest of Houston

To build the new $766.5 million State Highway (SH) 249 Extension project northwest of Houston, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) used multiple strategies to accelerate the work and provide faster relief for the area’s increasing population and economic growth. First, they divided the project into several parts in order …

AECOM to Provide Program Management Services for Dallas Independent School District’s $3.5B 2020 Bond Program

DALLAS, TX — AECOM announces that it has been selected to provide program management services for Phase 1 of the $3.5-billion Dallas Independent School District (DISD) 2020 Bond Program, its fourth consecutive contract with the district. AECOM has previously provided program management services for DISD’s 2002, 2008, and 2015 Bond …

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American Constructors Announces Completion of Hellas Construction Headquarters

CEDAR PARK, TX — American Constructors, a Central Texas general contractor and construction management firm, announces the completion of its latest office project: the 34,821-square-foot corporate headquarters for Hellas Construction, Inc., the largest full-service sports facility construction company in the United States.

Located in Cedar Park, the three-story, …

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A Thriving Operation

Deep in the heart of Texas sits what seems to be one of the Lone Star state’s richest lignite deposits. According to the Texas State Historical Society, “a thorough survey on which to base an accurate estimate of Texas coal and lignite resources has never been made, but it is …

Atlas Technical Consultants Awarded Engineering Services Contract with TxDOT

AUSTIN, TX — Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc., an infrastructure and environmental services provider, announces that it was awarded a $2-million contract to provide engineering services for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) El Paso District. The newly awarded contract will remain in effect for a term of five years. …

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Cadence McShane Construction to Commence Renovation and Additions to Sunset High School in Dallas ISD

DALLAS, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company is underway with construction on Sunset High School, a public secondary school located in the North Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas. This project is one of the final remaining projects within the 2015 Bond Program with Dallas Independent School District.

Designed by …

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Construction Begins on Truck Yard at Alliance Town Center

FORT WORTH, TX — Construction has begun on the restaurant and backyard bar, Truck Yard, at Alliance Town Center, the 900-acre master-planned community in far north Fort Worth. Coming soon to AllianceTexas, Truck Yard will offer live music, ample space to gather, a daily rotation of food trucks, and full …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment
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Cornerstone Unveiled for $430M UT Health San Antonio Hospital

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has broken ground and unveiled the cornerstone for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, a destination center for research and treatment of cancer and other complex diseases that disproportionately impact the people of …

Dallas City Council Approves DART D2 Subway Resolution

DALLAS, TX — The Dallas City Council unanimously approved a resolution supporting the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) D2 Subway project, a second light rail line through downtown Dallas that will extend from Victory Park to Deep Ellum. The resolution includes a commitment to continue to work toward addressing community …

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Ferrovial Awarded $1.5B I-35 Northeast Expansion Central Project in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Ferrovial, via its subsidiaries, Ferrovial Construction and Webber, has been selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for the Interstate 35 Northeast Expansion (NEX) design-build project. The estimated value of the project is more than $1.5 billion with construction starting in 2022 and …

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Flatiron's South Texas Projects Hit Home Stretch

HOUSTON, TX — Flatiron has recently wrapped up construction on two projects for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT): the I-10 Bexar County Project and the Loop 1604 Widening Project.

I-10 Bexar County Project
The $75-million TxDOT project, which received notice to proceed in late 2017, has wrapped up. Flatiron …
Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Topping Out at Texas Tower

HOUSTON, TX — Gilbane Building Company with team members from Hines Limited Partnership and Ivanhoé Cambridge recently celebrated the topping out of Texas Tower.

The 47-floor tower designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli will be an addition to the Houston skyline and will total more than one million square feet. It …

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Sakai America Inc
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Harris County Department of Education Selects LAN as Program Manager for Three Capital Improvement Projects

HOUSTON, TX — The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) has selected Lockwood, Andrews, & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as program manager for three major projects in its capital improvement plan. The $36.1-million improvements include a new adult education facility, a new middle school, and interior renovations to the existing Ronald …

HDR Selected as HDD Design Engineering Consultant for Port Arthur Pipeline Louisiana Connector and Texas Connector Projects

HOUSTON, TX — Port Arthur Pipeline, a subsidiary of Sempra LNG, selected HDR as horizontal directional drill detailed design and geotechnical engineering consultant for its proposed Louisiana Connector and Texas Connector pipeline projects.

The proposed Louisiana Connector project is expected to be a 42-inch-diameter, 131-mile pipeline, while the Texas Connector …

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Lynn Wyatt Square for the Performing Arts in the Houston Theater District will be Multi-Use Venue and Open Space

HOUSTON, TX — The Lynn Wyatt Square for the Performing Arts, at the epicenter of the Houston Theater District, will provide a green oasis that enhances downtown life and can flexibly accommodate a wide range of outdoor performances and special events that serve the entire region. Wyatt Square is designed …

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Metal Construction Association Honors DynaEnergetics in Blum, Texas

BLUM, TX — The Metal Construction Association (MCA) awarded its Chairman’s Award in the commercial category to a member company that contributed to the creation of the DynaEnergetics building in Blum, Texas.

The annual Chairman’s Awards showcase the use of metal in exceptional buildings. Winning projects must have involved MCA …

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Mobility Authority Breaks Ground on 183A Phase III Project with Virtual Celebration

AUSTIN, TX — The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (Mobility Authority) Board of Directors recently celebrated the start of construction on the 183A Phase III Project at the monthly Board of Directors meeting. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the groundbreaking event was held virtually in lieu of an in-person …

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Outside the Box

Enrique Esplain enjoys a challenge. He is a Project Manager for Sundt Construction, one of the largest contractors in the Southwestern United States. Sundt builds everything from commercial and industrial buildings to large-scale transportation infrastructure and renewable energy solutions everywhere from Dallas to San Diego. As the primary point …

Port of Corpus Christi Authority and Stabilis Solutions Partner to Construct LNG Fueling Infrastructure for Marine Vessels

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — The Port of Corpus Christi Authority and Stabilis Solutions Inc., a provider of energy transition services, including hydrogen and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling solutions, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate the use of LNG as a marine fuel at the Port …

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The Pantex Plant Breaks Ground on High Explosive Science and Engineering Facility, Designed by Burns & McDonnell

AMARILLO, TX — The Pantex Plant recently broke ground on its new High Explosive Science and Engineering (HESE) Facility. Once complete, this facility, designed by Burns & McDonnell, will play a critical role in supporting the nation’s national defense infrastructure. The new facility will span three primary buildings, together …

TxDOT Opens Two New Flyovers on the 183 Flyover Project

AUSTIN, TX — A major milestone was reached when two new flyovers opened to traffic, allowing southbound I-35 drivers to bypass the signalized intersection at US 183. The southbound I-35 to southbound US 183 and southbound I-35 to northbound US 183 flyovers recently opened, providing direct access between the two …

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TxDOT Uses Ultra-High Performance Concrete for Bridge Preservation and Repair

DALLAS, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Houston Division recently used ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) for bridge preservation and rehabilitation (P&R). TxDOT rehabilitated the Sidney Sherman Bridge using the UHPC beam end repair technique. The bridge sees high traffic volume and particularly high truck traffic volume, due to …

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VanTrust Completes The Offices Three at Frisco Station

FRISCO, TX — VanTrust Real Estate, LLC continues to meet growing office demand with the completion of The Offices Three at Frisco Station, a 210,000-square-foot, class A speculative office building. Located at the northwest quadrant of the Dallas North Tollway and Warren Parkway, the building is the third of five …

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White Settlement Bridge Opens to Traffic

FT. WORTH, TX — The first of three Signature V-Pier Bridges on Panther Island, White Settlement Road Bridge, is officially open to pedestrian and vehicle traffic. The signature V-Pier bridges that will span over the future bypass channel were designed by the City of Fort Worth.

There are still a …

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15-Mile, $50M Reconstruction of Corpus Christi’s SH 358 Required 42 Work Units, Each with Different Challenges

To complete the 15-mile, $50 million reconstruction of Corpus Christi’s State Highway 358 with minimal traffic impacts, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) organized the project into 10 main phases – then divided those phases into 42 different work units.

“Every work unit is different,” said Bruce Kowalik, Project …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction and Cushman & Wakefield Reach Construction Midpoint on PGA of America Headquarters

FRISCO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, along with Cushman & Wakefield and Page, have reached the construction midpoint of the new corporate headquarters for the PGA of America in Frisco, Texas. The new building will promote the PGA’s mission …

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Brookfield Residential Selects LAN to Design First Phase of East Slaughter Lane Improvements

AUSTIN, TX — Brookfield Residential Properties has selected planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to design the first phase of transportation improvements needed for Easton Park Development. The project, called the East Slaughter Lane Improvements, extends 2.2 miles from Thaxton Road to US 183, …

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City of Houston Selects LAN to Design New Sewer Line

HOUSTON, TX — The City of Houston selected planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to design a new sewer line that will divert wastewater from the Imperial Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant to the Northgate Regional Lift Station.

The project is part of the city’s …

DART Celebrates Opening of Hidden Ridge Station in Irving

DALLAS, TX — Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) celebrates the opening of the Hidden Ridge Station at Carpenter Ranch in Irving, the 65th station in the DART network. Developed in partnership with the City of Irving and Verizon Communications, the new station is located on the Orange Line between North …

DEUTZ Corporation to Add New Power Center Location in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — DEUTZ Corporation announces that it will be adding another DEUTZ Power Center location, this time in the DFW Texas area. The new location will be called DEUTZ Power Center Mid-America.

"The midsection of the country has been a booming area for us, with an economy that's spurring …

Fort Worth Identifies Projects for Tarrant Transportation Bond Program

FT. WORTH, TX — Fort Worth has proposed several dozen projects to be considered as part of a $400-million transportation bond program being developed by the Tarrant County Commissioners Court. The bond program will go before voters countywide in November. In 2006, Tarrant County voters approved a $200-million transportation bond …

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Hard Work and Diversification Produces Results for Dakota Utility Contractors

Even in a year of pandemic, horizontal directional drilling work continues.

“We’ve got many of our smaller rigs, 40,000-pounds or less, working on more fiber jobs this year than in previous years. Then there’s the Vermeer D220x300 S3 Navigator Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) that just wrapped up a water job …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Longview, Texas

LONGVIEW, TX — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of a new facility in Longview, Texas, bringing the number of H&E branches in the state to 22. The 8,200-square-foot facility sits on 2.3 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop with …

HWH Expands with New Headquarters in McKinney

MCKINNEY, TX — Harrison, Walker & Harper, LLC (HWH), a construction and industrial services company, recently expanded its Texas operations with a new headquarters in McKinney. With HWH’s main headquarters in Paris, Texas, this new campus-like location enables the company to tap into the labor pool in the DFW Metroplex …

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JaRyCo Starts Construction on The Farm in Allen Mixed-Use Project

ALLEN, TX — Allen-based developer JaRyCo has started construction on The Farm in Allen, a 135-acre mixed use project at the southeast corner of Sam Rayburn Tollway and Alma Drive in Allen, Texas. Work will begin with the development’s infrastructure, including the roads and utilities, followed by construction of West …

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Manhattan Construction Company Receives National Excellence in Construction Award From ABC for United Technical Operations Center

HOUSTON, TX — Manhattan Construction Company announces that work on the United Technical Operations Center at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, has earned a national Excellence in Construction (EIC) Pyramid Award, presented during the ABC Convention 2021 in Grapevine, Texas. The EIC awards program is a competition that …

Mobility Authority Announces Negotiations with Apparent Best-Value Proposer Design-Build Contractor for U.S. 183 North Construction

AUSTIN, TX — The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority's (Mobility Authority) Board of Directors approved Great Hills Constructors as the Apparent Best-Value Proposer (ABVP) to design and construct the 183 North Mobility Project. This allows the agency to move into final contract negotiations with an expected contract execution date …

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Rosendin’s Renewable Energy Group Partners with Tokyo Gas America to Construct Largest Solar Power Project in Texas

HOUSTON, TX — In southeastern Texas surrounded by farmland, Rosendin’s Renewable Energy Group (REG) has begun building the largest solar power project in the state. The Aktina Renewable Power Project calls for the installation of 1.4 million solar modules across 4,000 acres in Wharton County, located outside the Houston …

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Rosewood Property Company and Phelan-Bennett Development Start Construction on Industrial Facility in Schertz, Texas

SCHERTZ, TX — Rosewood Property Company and Phelan-Bennett Development (Phelan-Bennett) started construction on Four Oaks Distribution Center, a Class A 170,000-square-foot speculative industrial development in Schertz, Texas, just outside San Antonio. Phelan-Bennett is serving as the project developer, and Rosewood is the equity partner.

The rear-load speculative industrial facility is …

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Stantec-Designed Atelier Building Completed in the Dallas Arts District

DALLAS, TX — Global design firm Stantec announces the completion of Atelier, a 41-story residential building located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District. Atelier’s modern architecture and interior design integrate arts and urban living as a nod to the performing and visual arts venues in the neighborhood. Developed …

Stantec Selected by TxDOT to Design the Expansion of US 80 in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Global design firm Stantec has been selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to provide design engineering services for the expansion of US 80 from Belt Line Road to Lawson Road in Dallas. With a construction cost of nearly $180 million, the firm will expand the …

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State Bank of Texas to Build New Headquarters in Las Colinas

DALLAS, TX — State Bank of Texas (SBT), a full-service commercial bank currently headquartered in Dallas, Texas, announces that it has finalized plans to build a new headquarters building in the Las Colinas Urban Center. Construction on the new headquarters should commence by the end of 2021 and is expected …

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Trammell Crow Company, Clarion Partners Announce Groundbreaking on Distribution Center in Northwest Houston

HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Business Unit of Trammell Crow Company (TCC), a commercial real estate developer and investor, and its JV partner, Clarion Partners LLC., announce construction has commenced on a 255,704-square-foot industrial building in Houston known as Seton Lake Logistics Center. The project is located one mile …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction and Potter County Break Ground on New District Courts Building

AMARILLO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, HOK Group Inc., a global architecture/engineering firm, and Potter County broke ground on the new District Courts Building in Amarillo, Texas.

County Judge Nancy Tanner, the Potter County Commissioners Court, District Court judges …

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AllianceTexas Generates More Than $8B in 2020, eclipsing 2019

FT. WORTH, TX — AllianceTexas, the 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 $91.98 billion generated in regional economic impact and more than $2.82 billion in total taxes paid to local public entities during the …

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Bigge Opens Largest Crane Maintenance Facility in the Gulf

HOUSTON, TX — After five years of searching, acquiring, designing, and building, Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. announces the grand opening of its new Gulf Coast facility in Houston, Texas.

Facility Highlights
This crane maintenance facility boasts features including:

  • 130,000 square feet of indoor shop space set on 25 acres …
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City of Copperas Cove Selects LAN to Conduct Pavement Condition Assessment

AUSTIN, TX — The City of Copperas Cove has selected planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to conduct a pavement condition assessment of its roadway network.

The city’s roadway network consists of 147 centerline miles with a total value of more than $200 million. …

Conor Commercial Real Estate Completes Two Class A Industrial Spec Buildings in Mesquite, Texas

MESQUITE, TX — Conor Commercial Real Estate announces the completion of Skyline Commerce Center, a two-building, 198,109-square-foot Class A speculative industrial development in Mesquite, Texas. The development is ready to lease and provides high visibility and direct access to major thoroughfares in an infill location with access to labor.

"Skyline …

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Fluor-Led Joint Venture Opens Eight-Mile 183 South Project in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Fluor Corporation announces that Colorado River Constructors, its joint venture with Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, has opened the new U.S. Highway 183 South, formerly Bergstrom Expressway, one of Austin’s most important arterial roadways.

“It is always gratifying to finish a project and successfully deliver it to …

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G-CON Manufacturing and Just – Evotec Biologics Complete Installation of Cleanroom PODs for First J.POD Facility in North America

COLLEGE STATION, TX — G-CON Manufacturing announces that it has successfully delivered and installed multiple PODs to Just – Evotec Biologics. The delivery advances the completion of the first J.POD manufacturing facility in North America, a one-of-a-kind cGMP biomanufacturing facility that features small intensified bioprocessing operations housed inside G-CON …

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Global Real Estate Firm Harwood International Breaks Ground on its Tallest Office Tower

DALLAS, TX — Global real estate firm Harwood International has broken ground on its tallest office development. Towering at 27 stories, Harwood No. 14 will be centrally located in the 19-city block Harwood District. The Class AA tower’s design is influenced by nature, featuring a two-story lobby with monumental stairs …

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HDR Project in Texas Earns 2021 ACEC Engineering Excellence Award

DALLAS, TX — Several HDR projects received 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards from multiple state chapters of the American Council of Engineering Companies. The state chapters each recognize the winning project teams and clients at local awards ceremonies throughout the fall, winter, and spring.

The state-winning projects advanced to the …

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Kleemann
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McCarthy Begins Construction on Two Texas Solar Farms, Totaling More Than 300MW, for Lightsource bp

DALLAS, TX — McCarthy Building Companies has been selected by Lightsource bp as the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) Contractor for two utility-scale solar farms in Texas. McCarthy is responsible for the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning of the facilities: the 163-megawatt Elm Branch Solar Farm located approximately 40 miles …

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McCarthy/Crowther Complete Construction of Parkland Moody Center for Breast Health

DALLAS, TX — The joint venture McCarthy/Crowther has completed construction of Parkland Health & Hospital System’s Moody Center for Breast Health, located on the first floor of the system’s new Outpatient Clinic building, a freestanding six floor medical building. The newly opened 40,000-square-foot clinic provides comprehensive breast care …

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Midway and GrayStreet Partners Unveil Plans for Lone Star District

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Midway, the privately owned, fully integrated real estate investment, development, and management firm, has partnered with GrayStreet Partners, the San Antonio-based investment group specializing in urban commercial real estate, to transform the former Lone Star Brewery site into San Antonio’s newest lifestyle destination — …

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Nueces County Courthouse Facelift Underway

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Construction is underway to reskin the Nueces County Courthouse Building in Corpus Christi, a 12-story tower built in 1977.

While the building’s structure has stood the test of time, its façade has deteriorated. Over the years, water has leaked into the building, creating mildew. In 2019, …

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Precast Bridge Elements Help Zachry Construction Maintain Aggressive Schedule on Second Phase of San Antonio’s US 281 Upgrade

As Zachry Construction Corporation of San Antonio, Texas, works to complete the $178.3 million second phase of Bexar County’s U.S. 281 improvement project, they’ve juggled challenges and silver linings to meet the accelerated construction schedule.

Surprisingly, one consequence of the pandemic actually helped them expedite work, as did unconventional precast …

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2021 PCI Design Awards Winners in Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Insitutute’s 2021 PCI Design Awards were recently announced. Judges awarded 26 projects and 12 honorable mentions for design excellence in building and transportation categories.

“Once again, the precast concrete industry has put its best foot forward and has delivered many inspiring and …

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Rehabilitation Work Begins on Historic Waco Suspension Bridge over Brazos River in Waco, Texas

WACO, TX — Modjeski and Masters, a company specializing in the design, inspection, and rehabilitation of all bridge types, announces a key milestone for the rehabilitation work on the historic Waco Suspension Bridge with the City of Waco Parks Department.

The project’s Engineer of Record is Sparks Engineering, Inc. …

Saulsbury Awarded EPC Contract for Midland Basin Gas Processing Facility

MIDLAND, TX — Saulsbury was recently awarded a turnkey EPC contract for the design and installation of a new cryogenic processing facility in the Midland Basin for a gas processor in West Texas. This facility, designed with a base-rated capacity of 200 MMSCFD, will be Saulsbury’s 59th cryogenic processing facility …

U.S. DOT Announces $908M Loan for the Silver Line Regional Rail Project in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announces that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau (the Bureau) has provided a $908-million loan under the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) program to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for the Silver Line Regional Rail Project. This …

U.S. DOT Announces Up to $448M Loan for the 183A Phase III, 183S, and 290E Phase III Road Projects in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announces that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau (the Bureau) has provided an up to $448.38-million consolidated Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) for tollway projects in the Austin, …

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VanTrust to Break Ground on More Than 600,000 Square Feet of Spec Industrial Space in East Dallas

FORNEY, TX — VanTrust Real Estate, LLC, a full-service commercial real estate development company, will break ground in April on a 621,874-square-foot speculative industrial building in the East Dallas suburb of Forney. Located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 80 and South Gateway Boulevard, the Forney Distribution Center will …

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Adolfson & Peterson Completes Northwest Independent School District's Haslet Elementary School

HASLET, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, recently completed Northwest Independent School District’s (ISD) Haslet Elementary School. The two-story building is 100,431 square feet and features an open concept library, learning pods with classrooms and collaborative spaces, and room for 850 …

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Adolfson & Peterson Tops Out Marshall Law and Medical Services Magnet School

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, and Northside Independent School District (ISD), Texas’ fourth-largest school district, topped out the new Marshall Law and Medical Services Magnet High School in San Antonio. The magnet program is located on the campus …

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Case and Team Rubicon Support Ongoing Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Rebuilding Efforts in Texas

HOUSTON, TX — CASE Construction Equipment and Texas-based dealer Nueces Power Equipment provided equipment and support for a two-week Team Rubicon operation that continued each organization’s support of Hurricane Harvey response and recovery — still ongoing more than three years after the hurricane hit the region.

The operation was conducted …

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City of Laredo to Build New Sewer Tunnel to Divert Wastewater Flows from Zacate Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

LAREDO, TX — The City of Laredo is building a new sewer tunnel to divert wastewater flows from its existing Zacate Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

The Zacate Creek WWTP receives and treats an average flow of 11 million gallons per day (MGD) from residential, commercial, and industrial areas. It …

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Finn
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Romco Equipment Co
Clean Water Projects in Texas Awarded $72M from EPA

DALLAS, TX — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) $72,632,000 to provide low-interest loans to fund clean water projects in Texas. EPA provided the grant under the Clean Water Act’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), a federal-state partnership that provides communities …

Construction Begins on New I-35 Ramps in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) started construction on the I-35 from Loop 82 to River Ridge Parkway project in Hays County. This project constructs new northbound I-35 ramps to reduce backups on the mainlanes and frontage road.

“The City of San Marcos is experiencing extraordinary …

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FUSED Industries Expands Offerings to Include Electrical and Instrumentation Construction Services

HOUSTON, TX — FUSED Industries announces that the industrial, civil, and commercial construction firm has expanded its reach. The company’s industrial division added electrical and instrumentation construction services to its range of offerings.

FUSED Electrical provides direct hire instrumentation and electrical construction work for companies across the industrial sector. Specialties …

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Goose Creek CISD Renovates Several CTE Academies

HOUSTON, TX — Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District’s (GCCISD) has completed or is nearing completion on several Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academy renovation projects.

The biggest CTE renovation project is the Stuart Career Tech High School. Over the course of two bond programs — 2013 and 2019 — …

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Hobas Pipe USA Supports Critical San Antonio Infrastructure Project

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Construction has begun on the largest and most complex sanitary sewer improvement project that the San Antonio, Texas Water System (SAWS) has ever undertaken. This W-6 Upper Segment main serves approximately 500,000 residents, a far larger and growing population than when the original line was installed. …

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Nueces Power Equipment
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JaRyCo to Develop Office Building as Part of The Farm in Allen Mixed-Use Development

ALLEN, TX — JaRyCo, an Allen-based developer, will develop 102,000 square feet of class A office space as part of phase 1 of its mixed-use development, The Farm in Allen, located at the southeast corner of Sam Rayburn Tollway and Alma Drive in Allen, Texas.

The office space, called …

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MRM/Sundt Completes Runway Reconstruction at Biggs Army Airfield

EL PASO, TX — Sundt Construction, Inc., and its joint venture partner MRM Construction Services (MRM/Sundt), recently completed the reconstruction of the runway at Biggs Army Airfield, located at Fort Bliss on El Paso’s eastside.

“We are proud to be part of providing the U.S. Army with this modernized …

Ramtech Completes Permanent Modular Clinic for Community Health Centers of South Central Texas

MANSFIELD, TX — Design-build construction firm Ramtech Building Systems of Mansfield, Texas, announces that the company has completed a 6,498-square-foot modular health clinic in Elgin, Texas, for Community Health Centers of South Central Texas. Known as the Family Health Center at Elgin, the free-standing facility replaced a small school-based clinic …

SAM-CS Wins Contract for OVTI Services on TxDOT NEX Project

SAN ANTONIO, TX — SAM-Construction Services (SAM-CS) has been selected for a multi-year contract from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) San Antonio District to provide Owner Verification, Testing, and Inspection (OVTI) services for the I-35 Northeast Expansion (NEX) project.

The project is expected to start later this year and …

Six Points Intersection Construction Contract Awarded by Corpus Christi City Council

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Corpus Christi Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo and the City Council approved a $3.2-million construction contract to Reytec Construction Resources, Inc. for the reconstruction of the Six Point Intersection to include 10th Street from Ayers Street to Staples Street and the rehabilitation of Ayers Street from 10th …

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Skanska Tops Out Bowden Campus Center at St. Philip’s College in San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Construction and development firm Skanska announces that it has reached a significant milestone on St. Philip’s campus with the steel topping out of the Bowden Campus Center.

The Bowden Campus Center will replace the original building from the 1940s. The 24,800-square-foot facility will contain new classroom …

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Texas A&M at Galveston Awarded New Vessel by Federal Government

GALVESTON, TX — The U.S. Congress has approved $390 million to fund construction of a fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV), which will be assigned to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston. The ship will serve as a training platform for future merchant mariners and …

Think Power Solutions Introduces Storm Assessment Service

PLANO, TX — Think Power Solutions, a construction oversight, project management (PMO), and information technology services company, announces the general availability of its new storm assessment service, earmarked for the power, energy, and critical infrastructure industries.

Tornados, thunderstorms, hurricanes, and ice storms can wreak havoc and leave damage in …

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Upgrade of Amarillo’s SL 335 Deals with Prairie Dogs, Helium History, Out-of-Season Flooding, and COVID-19

To improve safety and boost economic impact, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) undertook an upgrade to turn State Loop 335 around the City of Amarillo, Texas, into a four-lane, controlled-access freeway.

However, with total estimated construction costs topping $1.5 billion, the 43.5-mile, multi-phased upgrade will take a while. So …

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Atlas Awarded $5M Contract for OVT&I Services on TxDOT Design-Build Project for Oak Hill Parkway

AUSTIN, TX — Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc., a provider of professional testing, inspection, environmental, engineering, program management, and consulting services, announces that it was awarded a $5-million contract from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) as the owner’s representative for reconstruction, widening, and adding flyovers at US 290 and …

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Cadence McShane Completes Container Star Warehouse

HOUSTON, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company has completed the design-build construction of a new food-grade warehouse in Conroe, Texas, on behalf of their client, Buske Logistics. The build-to-suit industrial development incorporates a single building with 145,222 square feet.

Designed by Powers Brown Architecture, the tilt-wall, rear-load facility offers …

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Capital Metro Board, Austin City Council Meet to Take Project Connect Next Steps

AUSTIN, TX — With the historic passage of Proposition A in November, Austin voters decided it is go-time for Capital Metro’s Project Connect. The vote for Project Connect is a step toward creating a more equitable and livable city, providing more and better ways for people to access jobs, …

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Corpus Christi City Council Awards Cole Park Pier Contract

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — At the City Council meeting, Corpus Christi Mayor Joe McComb and the City Council approved a construction contract to JM Davidson Ltd. for $7.5 million for the construction of a new Cole Park Pier. Funding for the pier project comes from the Type B Sales Tax …

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DART Celebrates Silver Line Construction with First Concrete Pour Ceremony

DALLAS, TX — Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Archer Western Herzog (AWH) recently commemorated construction of the future Silver Line Regional Rail project with a First Concrete Ceremony. The event took place near the intersection of Preston Road and the Keller Springs Road, a mile northeast of the future …

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HDR Serving as Owner’s Engineer for Largest Solar Project in U.S. History

DALLAS, TX — HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. The project will support three municipalities and provide clean, cost-effective …

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Atlas Copco Compressors Inc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Romco Equipment Co
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KAI Enterprises Expands with New Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Location, Combining Dallas and Arlington Offices

DALLAS, TX — Architecture, engineering, and construction firm KAI Enterprises announces its expansion with a new Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex location that combines its Dallas and Arlington offices.

KAI, one of the largest minority-owned AEC firms in the country, has operated an office in Dallas since 1999. In 2019, KAI expanded …

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New Direct Connector Ramp Links Eastbound Loop 375 to Eastbound I-10 in Central El Paso

EL PASO, TX — The very first connection in the I-10 Connect project is now open to traffic. The new direct connector ramp links eastbound Loop 375 to eastbound I-10 in Central El Paso. Before the ramp was built, traffic on eastbound Loop 375 had no direct access to eastbound …

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Planet Texas 2050: As Population Doubles and Severe Weather Intensifies, University of Texas at Austin Researchers Examine How to Build Resilience Into State’s Infrastructures and Cities

The population of Texas today stands at almost 28 million. By 2050, that number is predicted to nearly double to 55 million, with most people clustered in already-dense urban centers like Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin.

Over the next several decades, researchers also project an increase in the …

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Stantec-Designed SH 288 Toll Lanes Open for Public Use

HOUSTON, TX — Global design firm, Stantec, announces that State Highway 288 Toll Lanes (SH 288) in Houston has achieved service commencement and is officially open to the public, serving approximately 190,000 vehicles daily. The firm served as the engineer of record and led the design of the $850-million …

Texas Water Development Board Approved Financial Assistance for Flood, Water, and Wastewater Projects

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has approved financial assistance for the following flood, water, and wastewater projects.

  • $46,440,165 from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for watershed flood protection planning studies, flood early warning system projects, and a project receiving federal grant award matching funds
  • $6,084,000 to the …
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SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Rocky Mountain
SITECH SE Texas
SITECH Tejas
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Trammell Crow Company Breaks Ground on Phase V of Park 8Ninety in Missouri City, Texas

MISSOURI CITY, TX — Trammell Crow Company (TCC), a commercial real estate developer and investor, and joint venture partner Artis REIT, a Canadian-based real estate investment trust, announce they have broken ground on the fifth and final phase of Park 8Ninety in Missouri City, Texas. Phase V is scheduled …

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TxDOT Unwraps Completed MoPac Intersections Project

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently celebrated the completion of the MoPac Intersections project with a ribbon during a live virtual ceremony. TxDOT officials were joined by State Senator Sarah Eckhardt, State Representative Vikki Goodwin, Travis County Commissioner Gerald Daugherty, and Austin City Council Member Paige …

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View’s Smart Building Network Platform, AI-Powered Products to Transform Travel Experience in DFW’s Terminal D

DALLAS, TX — View announces that its smart windows will be installed in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s new expansion of Terminal D, a project that adds four gates to the terminal and showcases DFW’s “Gate of the Future,” a fundamental rethink of gate design in which the health and …

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2021 Texas Construction Industry Forecast

For many, the dawn of 2020 signaled a new decade of hope and prosperity. However, the year closed with a shocking twist: a global death toll topping 1.6 million (including 300,000-plus in the United States) that stemmed from the outbreak of COVID-19, a highly contagious and unpredictable disease originating in …

AECOM Awarded TEXRail Extension Project

FORT WORTH, TX — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, has been selected by Trinity Metro to conduct the environmental assessment and preliminary engineering for the TEXRail extension project. Trinity Metro plans to extend the commuter rail line south from downtown Fort Worth, Texas, connecting the Fort Worth T&P Station …

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Cadence McShane Completes Industrial Development in Humble, Texas

HOUSTON, TX — Cadence McShane Construction Company has completed the construction of Parc 59, a new speculative industrial development in Humble, Texas, delivered on behalf of Jackson-Shaw.

Designed by Powers Brown Architecture, the development consists of two single-story, tilt-wall buildings totaling 279,632 square feet. Building 1 is an …

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DART D2 Subway Project Named Global Light Rail Award "Vision of the Year"

DALLAS, TX — At the Global Light Rail Awards, recognizing excellence and innovation in the global light and urban rail sector, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) was named the winner of the "Vision of the Year" for the D2 Subway project.

The DART D2 Subway project is a future second …

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Goose Creek CISD to Break Ground on Elementary School #17

HOUSTON, TX — Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District (GCCISD) broke ground on its Elementary School #17. The groundbreaking was held at 9023 Garth, Baytown, Texas.

The approximately $20.56-million elementary school is one of the major components of the $335-million bond that the district passed in May 2019 to address …

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Houston METRO Selects LAN to Provide Architecture/Engineering Services for Universal Accessibility Initiative

HOUSTON, TX — Houston METRO selected planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews, & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as one of the firms to provide architecture/engineering services for its Universal Accessibility Initiative.

METRO has prioritized universal accessibility as an agency initiative to commit to public facility environments that can be …

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JaRyCo and the Hub Partner to Bring Outdoor Entertainment Venue to the Farm in Allen

ALLEN, TX — JaRyCo, an Allen-based developer, has secured The Hub — a family-friendly food and beverage anchored entertainment venue — to join The Farm in Allen, Texas.

The Hub will occupy 2.67 acres at the center of the 135-acre mixed-use development, directly adjacent to The Farm’s West Lake …

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Yanmar
Your local Yanmar dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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KAI Transforms 68-Year-Old South Oak Cliff High School in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Following a two-year, $60-million “extreme makeover,” staff and students at South Oak Cliff High School in Dallas have returned to a completely transformed 68-year-old campus. South Oak Cliff High School received funding for the renovation project through a 2015 Dallas Independent School District bond program, which was …

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McCarthy Completes Construction of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building for Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. recently completed construction on the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) Nancy and Rich Kinder Building. This is the second phase of expansion for Texas’ oldest museum and the largest cultural project in North America. McCarthy served as the construction manager at-risk for …

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Texas Water Development Board Approves $6,448,363 in Financial Assistance for the First Flood Infrastructure Fund Projects

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved $6,448,363 in financial assistance for the first-ever projects funded through the Flood Infrastructure Fund (FIF). Passed by the 86th Texas Legislature and approved by voters through a constitutional amendment in 2019, the FIF was created to provide funding for drainage, …

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The Land Bridge in San Antonio Is Now Open

SAN ANTONIO, TX — San Antonio's newest landmark was recently completed, with 7.5 miles of trails now connected. The Robert L.B. Tobin Land Bridge, constructed by SpawGlass, is a little over half a mile from both major parking areas to the land bridge. The average walking time for half …

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TxDOT Adds New Headquarters in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — During the last two sessions, the Texas Legislature authorized the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to plan, design, and construct a new campus in southeast Austin.

The project consolidates roughly 2,000 employees from five campuses spread across Austin into a unified new campus that will foster collaboration …

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Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
WPI
Kirby Smith Machinery
Voters Approve City’s 2020 $75M Bond Program

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Voters approved the City of Corpus Christi’s Bond 2020 Program for a total of $75 million with 42 infrastructure projects. All three propositions passed with over a 70 percent approval rating, demonstrating high confidence in the city’s ability to deliver essential city services and infrastructure …

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A $259M Makeover for Houston’s Most-Congested Freeway Interchange

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Houston District oversees infrastructure improvements across a six-county territory containing approximately 6.8 million people. A strong, diverse economy is laying the groundwork for the population to reach 10.7 million by 2045, making it increasingly imperative for TxDOT to address the dozens of major traffic …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction, Billingsley Company Complete Office Building and Amenity Center at International Business Park

PLANO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, and Billingsley Company, a developer, have completed the first office building in the next phase of Billingsley’s International Business Park, as well as a campus amenity center.

The new four-story office building is …

Emerald Biofeuls Renewable Diesel Refinery Project Wins $15M in Texas Tax Incentives

PORT ARTHUR, TX — Phoenix Power Group is providing development, engineering, and pre-construction services for a renewable diesel refinery project in Port Arthur, Texas, that will produce 110 million gallons annually of commercial grade ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel and certain co-products, including naphtha and liquefied petroleum gas, using Honeywell UOP/Eni …

Ferrovial Completes Refinancing of the LBJ Express Highway in Texas for $622M

DALLAS, TX — Ferrovial, through the LBJ Infrastructure Group consortium headed by its subsidiary Cintra, has completed refinancing of the Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ Expressway) in Texas with a bond issue for an initial nominal amount of $544.5 million; the company ultimately placed $622 million. The deal consists …

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Sany Excavators
Your local SANY America dealer
Texas State Equipment
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Frisco Station Launches Canyon East, Phase Two of a Master-Planned 30-Acre Linear Park and Trail System

FRISCO, TX — Setting a new standard for highly-amenitized developments, Frisco Station, the 242-acre mixed-use project in Frisco, Texas, continues its expansion with phase two of its 30-acre, programmed park system. Slated for completion in the second quarter of 2021, phase two, Canyon East, will bring a little over one …

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Goose Creek CISD to Break Ground on New San Jacinto Elementary School

HOUSTON, TX — Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District (GCCISD) has broken ground on its new San Jacinto Elementary School.

The approximately $22.6-million elementary school is one of the major components of the $335-million bond that the district passed in May 2019 to address its rapid growth. Driven by massive …

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held to Kick Off Ocean Drive Construction

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — The City of Corpus Christi’s Public Works Department held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the start of the Ocean Drive rehabilitation project from IH-37 to Ennis Joslin Road. The Ocean Drive Rehabilitation Project will focus on restoring the city’s most popular seaside route while adding …

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Manhattan Construction Company Wins Three ABC Greater Houston Excellence in Construction Awards

HOUSTON, TX — Manhattan Construction Company, a general building company, has been honored by the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston with three Excellence in Construction awards, including the ICE Award, the program’s highest honor. The awards program recognizes outstanding projects in the commercial and industrial construction …

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Officials Break Ground Virtually for TxDOT’s 635 East Project

DALLAS, TX — Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) officials were joined by federal, state, and local leaders in a groundbreaking celebration, done virtually, to commemorate the beginning of a five-year effort to rebuild and widen Interstate 635 (I-635) and rebuild the I-635/I-30 interchange in Dallas County. Texas Transportation Chairman J. …

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Hamm
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Regional Planning Study Earns Industry Recognition

EL PASO, TX — The Texas Department of Transpor