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Skanska Awarded $40M Contract to Renovate the Terminal B Garage at Boston Logan International Airport

BOSTON, MA — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces it has been awarded a $40 million contract by the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) to repair and renovate the 250,000-square-foot Terminal B Garage at Boston Logan International Airport located in Boston, Massachusetts. The planned repair and renovations will …

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HGA Unveils Plans to Transform Quarry into Climate-Friendly Research and Innovation Campus

MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA, MA — Cell Signaling Technology (CST), a life science discovery technology company and provider of antibodies, kits, and services, has partnered with national interdisciplinary design firm HGA to develop a groundbreaking master plan and building design for a new research and innovation campus in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts. The plan sets …

VHB Wins Seven ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence Awards

BOSTON, MA — VHB took home seven awards, including two Silver Awards, at the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala. Often called “the Academy Awards of the Engineering World,” the Engineering Excellence Awards celebrate the year’s most impactful engineering projects. Projects are evaluated …

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Boston Society for Architecture Celebrates 2023 Design Award Winners

BOSTON, MA — The Boston Society for Architecture (BSA) recently held its annual awards gala to celebrate the people and projects that advance excellence in architecture and design in and around Boston. The BSA and its juries bestowed 54 awards that recognize the power of the built environment to empower …

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Colantonio Inc. Celebrates Topping Off of Hingham Public Safety Project

HINGHAM, MA — General contractor Colantonio Inc. recently marked the completion of the steel frame structure of the new Hingham Public Safety Facility with a traditional topping-off ceremony. The event was attended by residents, town officials, and local public safety personnel.

The new, three-story, 49,000-square-foot facility, which abuts the Hingham …

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Connolly Brothers Completes Public Safety Project for Calare Properties

MILFORD, MA — Connolly Brothers Inc., a construction management firm serving private commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, recently completed a 52,000-square-foot design-build fit-up project for Calare Properties. The facility, located in Milford, Massachusetts, will serve as a new Commonwealth of Massachusetts 911 Public Safety Answering Point, State 911 …

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Stamford Transportation Center Master Plan Unveiled at Parking Garage Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

STAMFORD, CT — VHB recently completed two transportation projects that will enhance public and private transit, multimodal mobility, and public safety at the Stamford Transportation Center (STC) in Connecticut.

As part of a task order contract, a multi-office, multi-discipline VHB team recently completed a Master Plan for the STC, officially …

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MaineDOT Project Will Replace Century-Old International Bridge Connecting US and Canada

In the fall of 2017, as the Madawaska/Edmundston International Bridge neared its 100th year of service, it was deemed to be in poor condition. While the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) and the New Brunswick Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (NBDTI) tried to keep the bridge fully functioning, it could …

Massachusetts Governor Celebrates Winning $335.4M in Federal Funding for Allston Multimodal Project

BOSTON, MA — The Healey-Driscoll Administration announces that it has won $335.4 million in federal funding for the Allston Multimodal Project in Boston.

The project will replace the Allston Viaduct, which carries the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) from the Allston Interchange to the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and makes transportation infrastructure improvements …

VHB Wins Top Honors at ACEC-NH Engineering Awards Ceremony

CONCORD, NH — For the second straight year, VHB was honored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of New Hampshire (ACEC-NH) as the Overall Grand Winner of its Excellence in Engineering Awards, signifying 2024’s most outstanding engineering achievement for work on the Milford Route 101 Safety Improvements project. This …

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Sacred Heart University to Transform William Pitt Athletic & Convocation Center into Athletic Facility

FAIRFIELD, CT — Renovations on Sacred Heart University’s William Pitt Athletic & Convocation Center will begin this spring.

The 2,000-seat multipurpose arena in the heart of campus will undergo a major facelift. The facility has served as the heart of SHU Division I athletics and is the competition home to …

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Gilbane, Next Wave Rhode Island Partners Approved for Phase 1 Contract for Transit Center in Providence, Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, RI — Gilbane, as lead member and lead design-builder of Next Wave Rhode Island Partners (Next Wave Partners), will soon get underway on Phase 1 of a progressive public-private partnership (P3) to design and construct the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority’s (RIPTA) new Downtown Transit Center project. Next …

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Gilbane Building Company Begins Construction on Bryant University’s New Field House in Smithfield, Rhode Island

SMITHFIELD, RI — As part of its 10-year campus master plan, Bryant University has selected Gilbane Building Company, a family-owned construction management firm in Rhode Island, to provide construction management services for a new field house to support the university’s athletics program.

Requiring minor selective site demolition, the new …

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O&G Industries Benefits from Innovative Paving Technology on Major Hartford-Area Road Project

When O&G Industries won the bid for the I-91 Charter Oak Bridge Project — which included upgrading a six-mile section of Interstate 91 just outside of Hartford, Connecticut — they used the opportunity to grow their list of construction capabilities. No stranger to thinking outside the box, the company called …

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Carbon Emission Concerns are Rapidly Changing Delivery Requirements for Construction Projects

Here’s a fact that may be surprising — it surely was to me. The construction or renovation of buildings accounts for approximately 39 percent of the total global energy-related carbon emissions each year.

Embodied carbon contributes another 11 percent. That category refers to the total greenhouse gas emissions generated over …

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LCR Activates Solar Partnership with Woman-Owned Brooks Construction

ENFIELD, CT — Louth Callan Renewables (LCR) launches a long-term partnership with Brooks Construction, a Connecticut-based civil contractor in the renewable energy industry, to perform the civil construction activities for 45 MWs of new solar projects in Maine, Maryland, Delaware, and New York. For every project that LCR grants …

AECOM Partners with Key Clients to Deliver the Next Generation of Major US Rail Projects

HARTFORD, CT — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces that numerous projects the company is delivering for major U.S. transportation clients have secured funding from the Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program. The program will provide approximately $16.4 billion in total funding for critical rail infrastructure along …

Connecticut Governor Announces Opening of Parking Garage, Releases Master Plan for Future Investments in Stamford

STAMFORD, CT — Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Transportation Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto recently hosted a ceremony attended by local and state officials and members of the public to commemorate the grand opening of the new parking garage at the Stewart B. McKinney Transportation Center (commonly known as the Stamford Transportation …

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Connolly Brothers Receives Design-Build Award for New England Academy’s New Campus

BEVERLY, MA — Connolly Brothers, Inc., a construction management firm serving private commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, recently won a Silver Award from the New England chapter of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA-NE). At DBIA-NE’s annual awards gala, the Connolly team was honored for its design-build work on …

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HOK Selected to Design AstraZeneca’s New R&D Site in Kendall Square

CAMBRIDGE, MA — HOK is designing the interiors of AstraZeneca’s new research and development (R&D) site in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The 570,000-square-foot facility will serve as a key innovation center for the biopharmaceutical company. It will integrate teams from AstraZeneca and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, with the latter acquired by AstraZeneca in 2021. …

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2024 PCI Design Awards Winners

LAWRENCE, MA — The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announces the winners of the 2024 PCI Design Awards. There are 19 winners in the specials, buildings, and transportation categories and 15 honorable mentions.

In the New England Construction area, Dailey Precast LLC won a PCI Design Award in the buildings (all-precast …

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PROCON Celebrates Panel-Raising on New 100,000-Square-Foot Logistics Facility at Pease International Airport

PORTSMOUTH, NH — Co-developers Tidemark and The Kane Company along with dignitaries and the PROCON design-build team held a ceremony to celebrate the raising of exterior wall panels on a new 102,000-square-foot logistics facility located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, within the Pease International Airport. The facility is expected to be …

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Gilbane Completes Two New Class A, Mixed-Use Life Sciences Projects in Massachusetts

SOMERVILLE, MA — Gilbane Building Company announces the completion of two Class A, mixed-use life sciences projects located just outside of Boston. Both buildings are targeting LEED certification, adding to the emerging biotechnology clusters within their respective areas.

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U.S. Green Building Council Announces Top 10 U.S. States for Green Building in 2023

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the leading authority on green building and the global developer of the LEED green building program, releases its annual list of Top 10 States for LEED. For the first time ever, New York ranked No. 1, based on LEED-certified gross square …

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Massachusetts Port Authority’s Piers Park II Project Brings More Green Space to Urban Neighborhood

Many elements go into making a neighborhood a place people want to reside in, one element being the presence of green space, often lacking in inner cities. The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) recently completed Piers Park II, adding more green space to the East Boston neighborhood.

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Revitalizing America's Underground: A Surge in Tunnel Construction for Infrastructure Renewal

Aging tunnels in America, coupled with the country’s continued growth, have created an extremely high demand for attention. The imminent repair and replacement will result in significant growth in the tunnel construction market in North America over the next several years.

Thousands of tunnels are in dire need of attention …

Maine DOT Releases Three-Year $4.7B Work Plan

AUGUSTA, ME — The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) releases the 2024 Edition of its three-year Work Plan. It includes all capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations activities, planning initiatives, and administrative functions for calendar years 2024, 2025, and 2026. The Work Plan contains 2,672 individual work items with …

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $4.9B in Funding for Infrastructure Projects

CAPE COD, MA — President Joe Biden and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announce more than $4.9 billion in funding from Biden’s Investing in America agenda to 37 projects through two major discretionary grant programs, the National Infrastructure Project Assistance (Mega) grant program and the Infrastructure for Rebuilding …

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Lamoille Valley Rail Trail Wins America’s Transportation Award

JOHNSON, VT — Vermont’s Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, the longest rail trail in New England, has won the 2023 America’s Transportation Awards People’s Choice Award. This 93-mile multimodal trail links recreationists to 18 town centers and other trails throughout Vermont from St. Johnsbury to Swanton. It is open to walkers, …

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Stantec-Designed Kline Tower at Yale University Enhances Learning, Achieves Emission Reduction Goals

NEW HAVEN, CT — Yale University recently reopened Kline Tower, the tallest building on the university’s campus and previous home to its biology labs. The renovated tower, part of Yale’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences division, now features open-concept programming space that promotes collaboration and connection across key departments and …

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Skanska Awarded $147M Contract to Construct NOAA Marine Facility on Naval Station Newport in Newport, Rhode Island

NEWPORT, RI — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces that it has been awarded a $147 million contract by the U.S. Navy on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to build a new NOAA Marine Operations Center on Naval Station Newport in Newport, Rhode …

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Gilbane Celebrates the Official Topping Out of Slate Upper School Project

NORTH HAVEN, CT — Local officials from the State of Connecticut joined the Slate School community and representatives from Patriquin Architects and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official topping out of the 25,000-square-foot Slate Upper School.

Once complete, the new, two-story facility will accommodate up to 90 students in …

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Two Years of IIJA Investments Fuel Growth Across Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont

In November 2021, Congress passed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act), a once-in-a-generation investment in the nation’s infrastructure. President Joe Biden’s administration proposed this legislation to rebuild America’s roads, bridges, and rails, expand access to clean drinking water, ensure every American has access to high-speed internet, tackle …

Massachusetts Governor Celebrates $372M Win for Cape Cod Bridges

BOSTON, MA — The Healey-Driscoll Administration is celebrating news that it has won $372 million in federal funding to rebuild the Cape Cod Bridges. The award represents the full amount the administration applied for in August 2023 from the Federal Multimodal Project Discretionary Grant program, which includes the Nationally Significant …

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Construction Begins on Harvard Enterprise Research Campus Lab Buildings

ALLSTON, MA — Turner Construction Company, alongside joint venture partners Janey Construction Management and J&J Contractors, celebrated the groundbreaking of Harvard University’s Enterprise Research Campus East and West Lab Buildings in Allston, Massachusetts.

The buildings will host 15 floors of lab space and include below-grade parking and connectivity …

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Boston Logan International Airport’s Terminal E Opens, Reimagines Passenger Experience for International Travel

BOSTON, MA — AECOM, Suffolk, and luis vidal + architects are celebrating the official opening of the new, modernized Terminal E at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). Designed to be efficient, modern, and memorable, the enhanced Terminal E passenger experience better accommodates international demand in support of Massachusetts’s …

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HGA and Consigli Unveil a Pair of New Timber Buildings at Bowdoin College

BRUNSWICK, ME — HGA and Consigli Construction Co., Inc. announce the opening of Barry Mills Hall and the John and Lile Gibbons Center for Arctic Studies at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. The new buildings offer a combined 46,000 square feet of teaching, research, and museum space to Bowdoin’s historic …

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Turner Tops Out First Tower of $430M Yale-New Haven Hospital Neurosciences Center

NEW HAVEN, CT — Turner Construction Company celebrated the topping out of the McGivney Tower, the first tower of a $430 million, two-tower Neurosciences Center at the Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut. The second tower, Sherman Tower, is expected to top out in early 2025. The overall project …

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Rhode Island Air National Guard Breaks Ground for New 143d Airlift Wing Headquarters Complex

QUONSET, RI — The 143d Airlift Wing, Rhode Island Air National Guard, broke ground on a new, $46 million headquarters complex at Quonset Air National Guard Base. The ceremony was attended by Senator Jack Reed, Representative Seth Magaziner, State Senator Alana DiMario, and State Representatives Julie Casimiro, and Robert Craven. …

Shawmut Completes Southern Connecticut State University's $52.4M Net-Zero School of Business Building

NEW HAVEN, CT — Shawmut has completed Southern Connecticut State University’s new School of Business building, the first state-built net-zero energy building in Connecticut in terms of its carbon footprint.

Located on the corner of Wintergreen and Farnham Avenues, the four-story, 60,000-square-foot building, designed by Sasaki in collaboration with Oak …

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Rhode Island DOT Celebrates the Opening of the New Henderson Bridge Connecting Providence and East Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI — U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Seth Magaziner and Gabe Amo, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. and other federal, state, and local leaders gathered to celebrate the opening of the new Henderson Bridge connecting Providence and East Providence.

With the …

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Cianbro Team Achieves 1 Million Safe Hours at P&G Facility

AUBURN, ME — The Cianbro team working at the Procter & Gamble (P&G) facility in Auburn, Maine, recently reached a major milestone. At the end of 2022, Ernie Selberg, Cianbro Senior Project Manager, set forth a challenge to all team members and subcontractors on site to reach and surpass …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Breaks Ground on Yale Divinity’s New Living Village

NEW HAVEN, CT — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, recently joined Yale Divinity School (YDS) to officially break ground on the Living Village, a living building residence hall for divinity students that gives back to the environment more than it takes.

Set to open in …

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PROCON Begins Work on Northeast Credit Union's New Headquarters in Dover, New Hampshire

PORTSMOUTH, NH — Northeast Credit Union announces the company will be relocating its corporate headquarters from Portsmouth to Dover, New Hampshire. The new 100,000-square-foot Dover location is a central site for most of its 400-plus employees and provides access to major roadways and transportation options. The new headquarters is expected …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Completes The Lindemann Performing Arts Center with Brown University

PROVIDENCE, RI — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, recently joined leaders from Brown University to celebrate the completion of The Lindemann Performing Arts Center (The Lindemann). Located centrally in Brown’s Perelman Arts District, the 101,000-square-foot building — designed by REX and Principal Architect Joshua Ramus …

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CC Construction Acts as Town Contractor on Barnstable Sewer Expansion Project

The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, has recently completed a sewer expansion project in the Strawberry Hill Road section of town. The project, which began in September 2021, was the first significant construction project for the Town’s Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan (CWMP).

The CWMP is a town-wide, state approved, science-based plan …

Federal Railroad Administration Invests $16B in America’s Busiest Corridor

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announces it has awarded $16.4 billion for 25 passenger rail projects along the Northeast Corridor (NEC), a railroad line running between Boston and Washington, D.C. This particular line is one of the highest volume passenger rail corridors …

Governor Lamont and Connecticut DOT Highlight Successful Bridge Replacement Project on Interstate 95 in Westport

WESTPORT, CT — Governor Ned Lamont recently joined representatives from the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), construction crews and contractors, Congressman Jim Himes, and other state and local officials at a news conference in Westport to highlight a successful bridge replacement project along Interstate 95 near exit 17 in the …

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Stantec-Designed Dorchester Bay City Secures Boston Planning Board Approval

BOSTON, MA — Dorchester Bay City, one of Boston’s largest ever commercial developments, recently received final approval from the City of Boston’s Planning & Development Agency. Stantec began developing the master plan for the 36-acre project in 2019.

The $5 billion project is situated on and adjacent to the former …

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ACEC/MA Announces Gold Engineering Excellence Award Winners for 2023

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named the 2023 Gold Engineering Excellence Award winners.

The Engineering Excellence Awards are an annual celebration of engineering excellence, honoring projects worldwide that demonstrate innovation, creative problem-solving, and engineering's ability to improve the world. The competition provides …

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Henderson Engineers Caps Off $250M Gillette Stadium North End Renovation

FOXBOROUGH, MA — Henderson Engineers, a national building systems design firm, announces the completion of a $250 million north end renovation of Gillette Stadium, home of the NFL’s New England Patriots and the MLS’ New England Revolution. Features include a curved-radius video board and a new 22-story “Lighthouse.” Concluded …

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Easterseals NH and PROCON Break Ground on Military & Veterans Campus

FRANKLIN, NH — Affordable housing, continuum of care, retreat center, and therapeutic recreation are the centerpieces of an unprecedented effort to serve those who have dedicated their own lives to service. Joined by veterans, military members, families, Governor Chris Sununu, PROCON’s design-build team, and dignitaries from around the state, …

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Milton CAT’s New Stoughton, Massachusetts, Facility Reaches Major Construction Milestone

STOUGHTON, MA — A topping off ceremony was recently held at the site of Milton CAT’s future Stoughton facility to celebrate the last structural beam being put into place. With an expected opening date in the summer of 2024, the 45,000-square-foot purpose-built facility will support customers with Caterpillar machine …

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Litchfield Rebuilds Huntington Hill Roadway Structure Using Stabilized Reclamation

The Town of Litchfield, Maine, recently completed rehabilitating one of its busiest roads using full depth reclamation with injected asphalt emulsion (FDRWE), an in-place recycling method that incorporates existing pavement material as the base for a new roadway-wearing surface.

In general, the Federal Highway Administration regards full depth reclamation (FDR) …

US GSA, USDOT, and MIT Jointly Open New John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

BOSTON, MA — Leaders from the Biden-Harris Administration representing the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and others cut the ribbon on the USDOT John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. The event celebrated the completion …

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Skanska Awards Two Contracts Totaling $66M to Replace Route 3 Bridge in Duxbury and Eight Bridge Decks Across Massachusetts

BOSTON, MA — Skanska announces that it has been awarded two design-build contracts totaling $66 million by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The contracts encompass the $29 million reconstruction of the Route 3 Bridge (Pilgrims Highway), located over Franklin Street in the Town of Duxbury, as well as the …

More Than $108M Secured for Train Corridor Improvements Between Springfield and Worcester

BOSTON, MA — The Healey-Driscoll Administration announces that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), in partnership with Amtrak, and with support from CSX, has won more than $108 million in funding from the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant program after …

Connecticut Governor Announces $1.1B in State Bond Funding Approved for Improvements to State Transportation System

HARTFORD, CT — Governor Ned Lamont announces that the Connecticut State Bond Commission voted to approve more than $1.1 billion in state funding that will be used to perform various and widespread improvements to Connecticut’s transportation system.

“By advancing these funds, Governor Lamont and the State Bond Commission are ensuring …

Jacobs Awarded Connecticut Water Treatment Plant Contract

WATERBURY, CT — Jacobs was selected to operate and maintain The City of Waterbury, Connecticut's 38 million gallon-per-day (mgd) conventional surface water treatment plant. The city estimates the 10-year contract value at $25 million inclusive of engineering services and support for improvements to the overall facility, sludge system, water quality …

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Skanska Completes $256M Renovation of Belmont Middle and High School in Belmont, Massachusetts

BELMONT, MA — Skanska announces the completion of the $256 million, 451,000-square-foot construction and renovation of the new Belmont Middle and High School. The project, awarded to Skanska by the Town of Belmont, aimed to replace the high school with a new facility to encompass grades seven through 12. The …

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VHB, Samuels & Associates to Provide Planning and Engineering Services to Boston's Parcel 12 Development

BOSTON, MA — The Parcel 12 development, a transformative air rights development, will knit together Boston’s Back Bay and Fenway neighborhoods, connect the South End and the City of Cambridge, and improve the street-level experience along Massachusetts Avenue between Boylston and Newbury Streets. The $700 million complex features two high-rises …

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ACEC/MA Announces Bronze Excellence Award Winners for 2023

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named the 2023 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award winners. The top winners at the state level proceed to the national competition administered by the American Council of Engineering Companies in Washington, D.C., where they will compete for, among …

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ACEC/MA Announces Silver Excellence Award Winners for 2023

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named the 2023 Silver Engineering Excellence Award winners. The top winners at the state level proceed to the national competition administered by the American Council of Engineering Companies in Washington, D.C., where they will compete for, among …

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Stantec Providing Engineering Services for a Manufacturing Facility Designed for TimberHP by GO Lab

MADISON, ME — Stantec has been selected by GO Lab to provide engineering services for the multidisciplinary detailed design of a wood fiber insulation manufacturing facility in Madison, Maine. The $150 million project will retrofit an existing paper mill that was shuttered in 2016 into a manufacturing facility that can …

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PROCON Veterans Design Easterseals NH Military and Veterans Campus

MANCHESTER, NH — PROCON announces its partnership with Easterseals NH to design and build a Military and Veterans Campus in Franklin, New Hampshire. This transformative project will provide comprehensive services and support for military personnel, veterans, and their families.

What sets this project apart is the involvement of veterans themselves …

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New Hampshire DOT Widens F.E. Everett Turnpike to Increase Capacity

Construction crews are making headway on the first of several major contracts to boost the capacity and safety of the F.E. Everett Turnpike (FEET). Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc. recently passed the half-way mark on contract 13761D, which was awarded to the Conway, New Hampshire, contractor for a low …

Gilbane Breaks Ground on Gladstone Elementary School in Cranston

CRANSTON, RI — Elected officials from the City of Cranston joined the Cranston Public School community and representatives from JACOBS Engineering, Finegold Alexander Architects, and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the new 105,000-square-foot Gladstone Elementary School.

The new school is one of five core …

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Callahan Construction Completes The 600 for V10 Development

BOSTON, MA — Callahan Construction Managers (Callahan), a full-service construction management company based in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, announces the completion of The 600 mixed-use project for V10 Development, a real estate development company specializing in multi-family mixed-use projects throughout New England.

Located on the 600 block of Broadway in Everett, …

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Unitil Seacoast Electric Distribution Operations Center Receives First and Only WELL Certified Designation in New Hampshire

EXETER, NH — Unitil, a local provider of natural gas and electricity, announces that their Seacoast Operations Center has become the first building in New Hampshire to achieve WELL Certified designation. Unitil shares this achievement with its Exeter facility’s New Hampshire-based design and construction partners, including PROCON and Stibler Associates, …

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Anchor Line Partners Celebrates Topping Off of 245 5th Ave in Waltham

WALTHAM, MA — Anchor Line Partners, LLC and partner Northwood Investors, LLC announce a construction milestone for 245 Fifth Ave. in Waltham. The team celebrated the topping off, placing the last steel beam atop the six story, 262,000-square-foot, ground up construction of the Spec Lab project.

245 Fifth Ave. is …

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Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic Recognized by American Institute of Architects

WORCESTER, MA — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has recognized the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Worcester Outpatient Clinic in Worcester, Massachusetts, in its 2023 Healthcare Design Awards program. The four-story medical office building, designed by SmithGroup, is located on the University …

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Manafort Brothers Rehabs Roadway and Bridge Structures on I-691 in Connecticut

A $62 million design-build project on Interstate 691 in Connecticut aims to address roadway degradation, repair load-restricted bridges, and improve safety with new signage and guiderails.

“The goal of the project is to rehabilitate the highway and bridge structures along I-691 in Southington, Middlefield, Cheshire and Meriden, Connecticut,” says Steve …

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Projects in Vermont, Connecticut, and Maine Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Four state department of transportation (DOT) projects in Vermont, Connecticut, and Maine 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 DOTs for making a difference in …

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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 …

Massachusetts Governor Signs $375M Bridge, Road Maintenance, and Infrastructure Bill to Improve Transportation Across Massachusetts

AMESBURY, MA — Governor Maura T. Healey recently signed the Chapter 90 conference committee bill (Chapter 90), which authorizes $375 million in funding to reimburse municipalities for bridge and road maintenance and funding for transportation-related infrastructure grants. Healey, Lieutenant Governor Kim Driscoll, and Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary Gina …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on Bullard-Havens Technical High School

BRIDGEPORT, CT — The Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS), Gilbane Building Company, and JCJ Architecture recently celebrated the official groundbreaking for the new Bullard Havens Technical High School.

Designed by JCJ, the new 215,000-square-foot school will be built on the existing 24-acre site in multiple phases over …

MaineDOT Begins Construction on Frank J. Wood Bridge Replacement

BRUNSWICK/TOPSHAM, MA — The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) has begun on-site construction on the project to replace the Frank J. Wood Bridge. The bridge carries Route 201 over the Androscoggin River between Brunswick and Topsham.

The existing bridge is more than 90 years old. It is fracture critical and …

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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HNTB Selected as Owner’s Representative for Vermont’s Winooski River Bridge Replacement

BURLINGTON, VT — HNTB Corporation has been named owner’s representative for the Vermont Agency of Transportation’s (VTrans) Winooski River Bridge design-build replacement. VTrans plans to replace the 93-year-old bridge that serves 25,000 vehicles and 500 pedestrians a day with a new, safer structure featuring wider lanes and dedicated bike …

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VHB Wins Two ACEC-Vermont Engineering Excellence Awards

BURLINGTON, VT — VHB was recently honored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont (ACEC-VT) with the Grand Award for Transportation for the Burlington Amtrak projects at the 2023 Excellence in Engineering Awards. The project also received the Green Mountain Award, which is given each year to the …

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Gilbane Recognized with Best Project Awards in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, CT — Gilbane Building Company was recently honored by the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) during their 27th Annual Project Team Awards event with three awards for work completed at Fairfield University and JFK Middle School in Enfield, Connecticut.

Awarded first-place honors in the large higher education category, Gilbane’s Leo …

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Stonegate and Nauset Break Ground for Natick Mixed-Use Development

NATICK, MA — Stonegate Group and Nauset Construction recently broke ground on the Stonegate St. Patrick Redevelopment, a mixed-use project at the site of the former St. Patrick’s School that will deliver 46 apartments with 14,000 square feet of ground-floor restaurant and retail space with four additional two-family townhomes. The …

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HGA-Designed Janet Udall Schaefer ’52 Center for Health Sciences Breaks Ground at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, NH — Colby-Sawyer College recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the Janet Udall Schaefer ’52 Center for Health Sciences. Located on the Colby-Sawyer campus in New London, New Hampshire, the building will support increased enrollment in the college’s undergraduate and graduate health science and nursing programs. The new facility …

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Bridge Projects Will be Abundant in 2024, Many Will Precede Other Types of Upcoming Opportunities

Bridge projects currently in the planning phases are abundant throughout the country. Most are large and complex, and the majority fall into the category of critical infrastructure. The examples that follow point to commonalities that can be found in planning documents. All projects are likely to launch late this year …

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The 2023-2024 School Year Begins with Construction Underway on Hundreds of Campuses, More Will Launch During 2024

School doors will open for the start of the 2023-24 school year, with many campuses under construction. Hundreds of planned construction and renovation projects will launch during this school year. In fact, billions of dollars have already been approved for projects that will get underway over the next two years. …

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Wyman and Simpson Replaces Three Vital Bridges in Maine DOT’s Western Region

Three vital bridges in Maine’s rural western region, having long outlived their 50-year design life, are being replaced under a single contract with Maine DOT.

Richmond, Maine contractor Wyman and Simpson won the bundled bridges contract with a bid of $14.5 million. All of the bridges are structurally deficient. …

Maine Governor Signs Highway Fund Budget into Law, Creating New Source of Funding for Transportation Infrastructure Repair

AUGUSTA, ME — Governor Janet Mills recently signed the Highway Fund budget into law and issued the following statement:

“This compromise agreement builds on my administration’s record investment in Maine’s roads and bridges and advances our work to reduce borrowing, create a sustainable, long-term source of funding for infrastructure repair, …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Breaks Ground on Town of Wellesley’s new Hardy Elementary School

WELLESLEY, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, broke ground on the new Hardy Elementary School in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Replacing a century-old facility, the new building will create a purpose-built, net-zero-ready, next-generation school designed with a focus on innovative learning for students across grades K-5. …

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Cianbro Corporation Replaces Vermont’s Only Remaining Vehicular Drawbridge

On Lake Champlain in northwest Vermont, a historic and vital drawbridge has been replaced with an all-new, modern structure, thanks to a five-year Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) project. The $74.5 million undertaking, funded with federal Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funds and state funds, included the building of a temporary …

Skanska and Simmons University Finalize Ground Lease to Enable Development of Longwood Place Project

BOSTON, MA — Skanska USA Commercial Development, a global development and construction firm, announces that its Longwood Place project, a proposed 1.7-million-square-foot mixed-use development that will bring new life science, office, housing, retail, community space, and public realm improvements to the Longwood Medical Area (LMA), has received official zoning …

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MaineDOT Begins Construction on New Acadia Gateway Center

TRENTON, ME — The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) joined with local, state, and federal partners from both the public and private sectors to celebrate the beginning of construction on the new Acadia Gateway Center in Trenton.

This project represents the culmination of years of partnering and planning to create …

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Ryan Unveils Health Care Innovation Hub in Branford, Connecticut

BRANFORD, CT — Ryan Companies and Connecticut-based Henrich Partners LLC are codeveloping HealthTech Park in Branford, Connecticut, with landowners Belfonti Companies LLC and A. Secondino & Son Inc. Located on a 120-acre parcel of land along Interstate 95, this medical and life sciences development is expected to become a focal …

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ICON Architecture, City of Nashua Celebrate Opening of New Arts Center

NASHUA, NH — Boston-based ICON Architecture announces that it has been the lead architect for the Nashua Center for the Arts, the newly completed 53,340-square-foot performing arts center, art gallery, and event center in Nashua, New Hampshire. The center was created as part of a local economic development effort by …

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Connecticut Governor Announces Start of Construction on the Walk Bridge Replacement Project in Norwalk

NORWALK, CT — Governor Ned Lamont and Transportation Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto announces that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is starting construction on the Norwalk River Railroad (Walk) Bridge Replacement Project in Norwalk.

Originally built in 1896, the Walk Bridge is a four-track railroad bridge that spans the Norwalk River …

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AECOM Upgrades Springfield Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility to Protect the Connecticut River

One of New England’s largest wastewater treatment plants is undergoing $33 million in upgrades to help protect the Connecticut River, the region’s longest waterway.

A construction team headed by AECOM is making significant changes to the existing Springfield Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility (SRWTF) that will not only bring the 46-year-old …

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Skanska Awarded $39M Contract to Design and Reconstruct Maffa Way and Mystic Avenue Bridges in Boston and Somerville

BOSTON/SOMERVILLE, MA — Skanska announces that it has been awarded a contract by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to carry out the $39 million design and reconstruction of the Maffa Way and Mystic Avenue Bridges located in Boston and Somerville, Massachusetts. The project will significantly improve transit across two …

Connecticut Governor Announces Start of Construction on I-95 Exit 74 Project in East Lyme

EAST LYME, CT — Governor Ned Lamont and Transportation Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto announce that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is starting construction on a major infrastructure project in East Lyme.

The project includes major improvements on a 1.3-mile stretch of I-95, including reconfiguring the Exit 74 interchange, adding full …

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PROCON Receives ABC National Excellence in Construction and Design-Build Awards for Tufts University Joyce Cummings Center

MEDFORD, MA — PROCON announces their design-build project, the Tufts University Joyce Cummings Center in Medford, Massachusetts, has earned the company a national Excellence in Construction Eagle Award and National Design-Build Award, presented during the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Convention 2023 in Orlando, Florida. Through an ABC partnership with …

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Connolly Brothers Celebrates Topping Off of New Tropical Products Location

SALEM, MA — Connolly Brothers, Inc. and Tropical Products Inc., a private-label formulator and bottler of personal care, pet care, and home products, recently held a steel topping off celebration at 373 Highland Avenue in Salem, Massachusetts. Once in its new location, Tropical Products will expand operations from eight to …

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Boynton Yards Celebrates Topping Off of 808 Windsor Street in Somerville, Massachusetts

SOMERVILLE, MA — DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners (DLJ RECP), Deutsche Finance Group (DFG), Leggat McCall Properties (LMP), and Shawmut Design and Construction were joined by Somerville Mayor Katjana Ballantyne to commemorate the steel topping off milestone at 808 Windsor Street, the second purpose-built Class-A lab building in Somerville as …

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Chapman Construction Completes LEED Renovation for Boston University’s Student Health Services

BOSTON, MA — Chapman Construction/Design, a construction management company specializing in high-performance building, announces it has completed renovations to a 21,500-square-foot space to create an expanded Student Health Services facility for Boston University (BU). The project is targeting LEED-CI Silver certification. This complex multi-phase project was performed in a …

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10 World Trade Claims Boston’s First SITES Pre-Certification

BOSTON, MA — The streets and sidewalks are bustling again as “return-to-work” gains momentum, and access to fresh air and open space prove to be lasting priorities for corporate tenants and their employees. With this in mind, the developers of the 10 World Trade project in Boston’s Seaport District have …

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Marlboro Music Reich Hall Wins National AIA Architecture Award

MARLBORO, VT — HGA has won the 2023 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architecture Award for the Marlboro Music Reich Hall Rehearsal Building & Music Library on a music campus in Vermont. The national award recognizes outstanding contemporary architecture and the “many ways buildings and spaces can improve our lives,” …

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Modular Steel Detour Bridges from Acrow Lessen Impact of Multi-Year Interstate Renovation in Massachusetts

NORTHAMPTON, MA — Acrow, an international bridge engineering and supply company, announces it has designed and provided two modular steel bridges to carry traffic during major highway construction in Massachusetts. Acrow’s structures were installed on Interstate 91 to reduce inconvenience to motorists during a bridge renovation project on the …

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Projects in Vermont and Massachusetts 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 …

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Reed & Reed Replaces 102-Year-Old Bridge Between Hinsdale, New Hampshire, and Brattleboro, Vermont

After many years of community planning, citizens in Hinsdale, New Hampshire and Brattleboro, Vermont will finally get their wish – a new bridge replacement that will cross over the Connecticut River along New Hampshire Route 119.

Reed & Reed, Inc. of Woolwich, Maine, is the general contractor for the $61.2 …

Rhode Island DOT Earns Excellence in Teamwork Award for Route 6/10 Interchange Project

PROVIDENCE, RI — At the Administrator’s Award Ceremony for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in Washington, D.C., the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) was recognized with an Excellence in Teamwork Award for the Route 6/10 Interchange Project in Providence.

The award, which also recognizes the FHWA Rhode Island Division …

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Nauset Construction Begins Final Phase of Cambridge Data Center

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Construction is underway for the third and final phase of renovations to 300 Bent Street, a 90,000-square-foot, two-story building that serves as the primary data center for the New England operations of Verizon, Lumen Technologies, and other providers.

This phase involves demolition and excavation of the existing …

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Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center Opens in Rhode Island

PAWTUCKET, RI — After two decades in the making, the Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center has opened. It will provide a combination of commuter rail and bus service and spur economic growth by activating two million square feet of new development opportunities. Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee joined members of the …

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2023 PCI Design Awards Winners

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA — The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute announces the winners of the 2023 PCI Design Awards. Three panels of jurors honored 25 winners and eight honorable mentions for the specials, buildings, and transportation categories.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the PCI Design Awards program, which recognizes creative and …

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Sasaki Project Honored by BSA Design Awards

WATERVILLE, ME — The Boston Society of Architects (BSA) hosted their annual Design Awards Gala to honor design excellence in New England and around the world. Sasaki's Colby College Harold Alfond Athletics and Recreation Center project was honored by BSA this year.

Colby College Harold Alfond Athletics and Recreation …

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FHWA Awards $158M Large Bridge Grant to Gold Star Memorial Bridge, the Longest Bridge in Connecticut

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded a $158 million Large Bridge Grant to a Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) project that will rehabilitate the northbound structure of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge between New London, and Groton, Connecticut. The grant is part of the …

Gilbane, Leftfield, and Studio G Architects Celebrate Key Milestone on Florence Roche Elementary School Project

GROTON, MA — Officials from Groton Public Schools, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Town of Groton joined students, educators, and representatives from Leftfield, Studio G Architects, and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official topping off of the 110,000-square-foot Florence Roche Elementary School.

Designed by Studio G, …

HNTB to Design Connecticut’s Gold Star Memorial Bridge

HARTFORD, CT — HNTB Corporation has been awarded a design contract by Connecticut Department of Transportation for the rehabilitation of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge, which carries 42,600 vehicles per day on Interstate 95 over the Thames River in New London and Groton, Connecticut. The existing 6,000-foot-long northbound structure is …

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Balfour Beatty, GLX Constructors Celebrates Opening of Green Line Extension Project’s Final Branch to Medford

BOSTON, MA — Balfour Beatty, as part of Green Line Extension (GLX) Constructors joint venture team, celebrates the grand opening of the Medford Branch, the last line completed during the construction of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) GLX project. The opening was commemorated during a ribbon cutting …

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NEI General Contracting and The Architectural Team Celebrate Groundbreaking for The Cove

BOSTON, MA — V10 Development along with NEI General Contracting and The Architectural Team (TAT), an architecture, master planning, and interior design firm, announce that they recently broke ground on The Cove, a seven-story 210,000-square-foot building located in Worcester, Massachusetts. NEI is providing preconstruction and construction management services for the …

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Boston Mixed-Use Development, One Dalton, is Named CTBUH’s Best Tall Building 200-299 Meters

Boston’s third tallest building and the tallest residential tower in all of New England was recently announced as the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) winner in the Best Tall Building 200-299 Meters category. Located above the heart of the Christian Science Plaza, One Dalton is a …

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City of Newton Tests Ultra-Thin Overlays to Protect Roadways

The city of Newton, Massachusetts, a suburban community of 90,000 neighboring Boston, is testing the use of ultra-thin bonded wearing course to help protect its network of roadways.

“As a stand-alone treatment, the bonded wearing course is only 3/4-inch thick, but it’s durable, and it’s more economical than an alternative …

Governor McKee, Rhode Island DOT Announce the Opening of Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center

PROVIDENCE, RI — Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), and the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) announce the opening of the new Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center, which will allow riders to switch modes of transportation easily between commuter rail operated …

Biden-Harris Administration, USDOT Make Available Nearly $9B to Modernize Busiest Passenger Rail Corridor in America

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) making available nearly $9 billion in funding to upgrade and expand passenger rail services along the Northeast Corridor (NEC). These funds will be issued through the Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates Completion of Historic Renovation to Boston City Hall Plaza

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, recently joined the City of Boston to celebrate the reopening of City Hall Plaza following its transformational renovation to create a modernized, everyday destination.

The recently completed construction project, led by Shawmut in partnership with global design …

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HOK is Designing New Rhode Island Public Health Laboratory in Providence, Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, RI — The 212,000-square-foot building will house the state’s new health lab, life sciences labs for Brown University and additional biotechnology space in the state’s Innovation and Design District on the former I-195 land.

Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation joined Governor Dan McKee, legislative leaders, and representatives from Brown University …

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Stantec and Vermont Studios Deliver Integrated Design Services on New Electric Aircraft Manufacturing Facility

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT — Global integrated design firm Stantec and local architect Vermont Studios, comprised of team members from Studio III Architecture and Scott + Partners Architecture, are providing architectural services for BETA Technologies' manufacturing facility in South Burlington, Vermont. The new 350,000-square-foot facility will produce the electric …

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New Report Gives Update on First Year of IIJA Transportation Projects in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a recent review of U.S. Treasury Department data through September 30, nearly 1,000 transportation projects in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island have been jumpstarted by federal highway and bridge formula funds during the first year of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

"A …

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Replacing Rotting Pipe Culvert Is No Small Feat

Replacing a disintegrating steel culvert as part of a transportation improvement project in Wilmington, Massachusetts, has presented novel challenges to contractor J. Tropeano Inc.

Headed by Louisa Tropeano-Tanner, President; and her daughter, Dailyn Sullivan, Senior Vice President, the Woman Business Enterprise won the job with a bid of …

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Connolly Brothers Breaks Ground on Tropical Products’ New Manufacturing Facilities

BEVERLY, MA — Connolly Brothers, Inc., a construction management, planning, design, and development firm serving private commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, has broken ground on Tropical Products’ new facilities in Salem, Massachusetts. Tropical Products Inc. is a private-label formulator and bottler of personal care, pet care, and home products …

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Revitalized Historic Property in Boston Wins Preservation Award

BOSTON, MA — The repositioning of the Landmark Center-Sears Roebuck building — now known as 401 Park — was one of only six projects bestowed a 2022 Preservation Achievement Award by the Boston Preservation Alliance (BPA). VHB recently joined the other 401 Park project team members at the award ceremony …

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Nauset Breaks Ground on Alewife Mixed-Use Apartment Community

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Construction is underway for 605 Concord, a mixed-use transit-oriented development that will deliver 49 apartment units above 2,500 square feet of street-level retail space to the Fresh Pond neighborhood. The construction manager is Needham-based Nauset Construction, and the developer is Acorn Holdings LLC. The development …

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Suffolk Selected to Renovate and Expand Home Base Clinical Headquarters, Treating Military Veterans and Families

CHARLESTOWN, MA — Suffolk, a real estate and construction enterprise, was selected by Home Base to renovate and expand its headquarters facility in Charlestown, Massachusetts, which provides support and clinical services to United States military veterans and their families.

Home Base currently occupies 26,000 square feet of the building’s …

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for 267,600-Square-Foot Industrial Facility in Central Massachusetts

LEICESTER, MA — Representatives from The Brennan Group (TBG), John M. Corcoran & Company (JMC), and equity partner Berkeley Partners were joined by Town of Leicester officials to celebrate the official groundbreaking of Central Gateway, a subdividable 267,600-square-foot, speculative industrial facility. Construction on Gateway is well underway, with the foundations …

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WMCC Breaks Ground on Advanced Technology Building with Support from Milton CAT and Caterpillar Foundation

LITTLETON, NH — White Mountains Community College (WMCC) recently broke ground on its new Advanced Technology Building at the Littleton Academic Center with support from Milton CAT and Caterpillar Foundation.

Students, faculty, community members, and dignitaries including Governor Chris Sununu gathered to celebrate a shared goal of improving access …

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Sargent Heads Up Back Cove West Conduit Storage Project

Work is well underway on the $27 million Back Cove West storage conduit project set in this scenic, quiet, residential area of Portland, Maine. As work progresses, it is not unusual to hear the sounds or see the sights of a gantry crane hovering over a 70,000-pound precast concrete box. …

Gilbane Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Northeast Metro Tech in Massachusetts

WAKEFIELD, MA — Local and state officials from the Commonwealth joined Superintendent David DiBarri, the Northeast Metro Tech (NEMT) School and Building Committees, and representatives from PMA Consultants, DRA Architects, and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the 380,000-square-foot Northeast Metro Tech High School.

Once …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates Reopening of Renovated and Restored Huntington Theatre

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, and The Huntington announce the reopening of The Huntington Theatre following its transformational renovation to restore, renovate, and modernize the almost 100-year-old landmark.

In partnership with Bruner/Cott Architects and Leggat McCall Properties, the $58-million preservation, restoration, …

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Suffolk's Boston Children's Hospital Project Wins Healthcare Facilities Symposium Award

BOSTON, MA — Suffolk was recently recognized with a Healthcare Facilities Symposium Distinction Team Award at the 2022 Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo in Long Beach, California. This award was granted to the project team that recently completed the Hale Family Building project at Boston Children’s Hospital.  

The annual Healthcare …

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Broad Institute Selects HGA to Design Lab and Office Space for Advanced Biomedical Research in Kendall Square

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard plans to further expand in Kendall Square through the long-term lease of a 225,000-square-foot facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The project significantly increases the footprint of Broad Institute within Kendall Square — the largest life sciences cluster in the United States. The project will convert …

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Connecticut Governor Breaks Ground on New Train Station in Windsor Locks

WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — Governor Ned Lamont recently joined state and local officials to officially break ground on a new train station and a roadway safety and track improvement project in Windsor Locks. Located in the downtown area of the town next to the historic old station, the new station …

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R.S. Audley Expands Manchester-Boston Regional Airport

With air travel booming, the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) is getting busier by the day as many traveler’s head in the New Hampshire direction to avoid the crowds at Logan Airport in Boston.

Earlier this year, many major airlines increased capacity to and from the 1,500-acre MHT causing a 25 …

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USACE Announces Boston Harbor Project Completed Four Months Ahead of Schedule

CONCORD, MA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announces that the recently completed Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project was finished four months ahead of schedule. The project was a $350-million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the non-federal sponsors — the …

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Connecticut DOT and Local Officials Break Ground on East Haddam Swing Bridge Project

HADDAM, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) recently broke ground on the East Haddam Swing Bridge Project with a special event held at Eagles Landing State Park. CTDOT Commissioner Joe Giulietti was joined by Haddam First Selectman Robert McGarry, East Haddam First Selectman Irene Haines, and State Representative …

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Celebrating Accessible Design at Boston City Hall Plaza

The City of Boston recently held its annual ADA Day celebration at Boston City Hall, where city officials and disability advocates remarked on the importance of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and highlighted the transformational accessibility of Sasaki’s City Hall Plaza renovations approaching completion nearby.

Since its opening in …

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Frederick Gunn School Breaks Ground on New Hub for Innovation, Entrepreneurship

The Frederick Gunn School has broken ground on the The Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Center for Innovation and Active Citizenship, a new, flexible building that will transform the heart of campus. Set at the pivot point between the Glade and the Quad, the center will create a welcoming hub for …

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LEO A DALY, Perkins&Will to Design New Surgical and Clinic Space Tower at VA West Haven

WEST HAVEN, CT — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected the joint-venture team of LEO A DALY and Perkins&Will to design a $395-million new surgical and clinical care tower that will modernize existing hospital infrastructure and deliver surgical services and support facilities at Connecticut’s Veterans Affairs (VA) West …

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Shawmut Celebrates Topping Off on UMass Chan Medical School’s New Education and Research Building

WORCESTER, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction joined UMass Chan Medical School to celebrate the topping off construction milestone on the new education and research building, a nine-story, 350,000-square-foot biomedical research and education complex on the university’s Worcester campus. Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification for energy efficiency and sustainability, …

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AP Services Redesigns Mount Wachusett Community College for Additional Education Space

AP Services is redesigning a 23,134-square-foot space for Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) In Leominster, Massachusetts.

“MWCC has been a tenant here for 15 years. We put in a bid to increase the size from 20,000 square feet to 25,000 square feet,” said Michael Lanney, AP Services President and …

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Gilbane Tapped to Provide Construction Management Services for Johnston Public Schools Capital Improvement Program

JOHNSTON, RI — Gilbane Building Company has been selected by Johnston Public Schools to provide construction management at-risk services for the district’s capital improvement program, which entails the construction of a new early childhood center and new elementary school, as well as the ‘like new’ renovation of Johnston Senior High …

Biden Administration, USDOT Announce Over $233M in Grants to Upgrade Intercity Passenger Rail Service

NEW HAVEN, CT — The U.S. Department of Transportation awards over $233 million to 11 projects in eight states to improve and modernize vital intercity passenger rail service. Funded by the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program (Partnership Program), these investments will help replace bridges and tunnels along …

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R.H. White Completes PremaTech Advanced Ceramics Addition

Counting down to 100 years, R.H. White has been a century old leader in the construction business. It all started back in 1923, when Ralph H. White founded the R.H. White Construction Company when he saw a need for a service that could install water and sewer piping in Worcester, …

Gilbane Building Company, Wentworth Institute of Technology Break Ground on New Athletic Field and Integrated Parking Structure

BOSTON, MA — Administrators, alumni, faculty, and students from Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) joined representatives from Gilbane Building Company, STV, and CD Smith to celebrate the official groundbreaking of a new integrated parking garage and athletic field project.

Designed by CD Smith, the new fields and integrated …

Rand-Whitney Signs and Raises Final Beam on its 373,500-Square-Foot Packaging and Manufacturing Facility

BOYLSTON, MA — Rand-Whitney President and CEO, Nick Smith was joined by PROCON Managing Directors John Stebbins and Jennifer Stebbins Thomas and other members of the design-build and subcontractor teams for a beam signing, topping off ceremony at the site of what will soon be Rand-Whitney’s largest facility. The raising …

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Breakthrough Properties Commences Construction of Life Science Research Center Along East Cambridge Waterfront

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Breakthrough Properties, a global developer of life sciences real estate backed by a joint venture of Tishman Speyer and Bellco Capital, announces it has commenced construction on the redevelopment of One Canal by Breakthrough, a four-story lab and office building in East Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The …

EPA Announces $55M WIFIA Loan to Modernize Wastewater Infrastructure in Providence, Rhode Island, and Protect Narragansett Bay

PROVIDENCE, RI — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces a $55-million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Narragansett Bay Commission in Providence, Rhode Island. EPA’s third WIFIA loan to the commission will help finance upgrades to increase climate resiliency and cybersecurity at one of the …

Newmark Arranges $514M in Construction Financing for Phase I of Assembly Innovation Park in Somerville, Massachusetts

SOMERVILLE, MA — Newmark announces the arrangement of $514 million in construction financing for Phase I of Assembly Innovation Park, a 485,000-square-foot life science tower that is under development by BioMed Realty in Somerville, Massachusetts.

The financing for Phase I of Assembly Innovation Park is one of Greater Boston's first …

Rhode Island Governor, Congressional Delegation, FHWA, and Rhode Island DOT Break Ground for Airport Connector Project

WARWICK, RI — Governor Dan McKee, United States Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Rhode Island Federal Highway Administrator Carlos C. Machado, and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. recently broke ground for the Airport Connector project in Warwick, one of the …

Connolly Completes Stone Ridge Multi-Tenant Commercial Building for Richardson Green

BEVERLY, MA — Connolly Brothers, Inc., a construction management firm serving private commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, announces it has completed the construction of Stone Ridge, a 56,000-square-foot multi-tenant commercial building in Middleton, Massachusetts, for Richardson Green Inc., a family-run real estate business with commercial office buildings located throughout …

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Shawmut Design and Construction and L3 Capital Celebrate Topping Off of Mixed-Use Development at 149 Newbury Street

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, and real estate investment firm L3 Capital celebrated the steel topping off on 149 Newbury Street, a mixed-use commercial development in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood slated to be completed in 2023.

In partnership with architecture firm Nelson …

Boston Water and Sewer Commission Selects Stantec for Next Phase of $150M East Boston Sewer Separation Project

BOSTON, MA — Stantec has been selected to lead design services on Phase IV of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission’s (BWSC) East Boston Sewer Separation project. The project is part of a comprehensive 30-year initiative to reduce pollutants discharged to Boston Harbor and its tributary waters and to modernize …

Suffolk Project 401 Park Wins Preservation Award

BOSTON, MA — Suffolk, a builder and real estate enterprise, had its 401 Park project, otherwise known as the Landmark Center-Sears Roebuck building, recognized by the Boston Preservation Alliance as a 2022 Preservation Achievement Award Winner.  

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VHB Wins Four ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence Awards

CAMBRIDGE, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) recently held its 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala, celebrating the best engineering projects of the year. Awards are given to engineering achievements that demonstrate the highest degree of merit and ingenuity.

VHB was recognized with three Silver Awards …

Rhode Island DOT and Congressional Delegation Break Ground on Cranston Canyon Project

CRANSTON, RI — U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, and other state and local leaders gathered on Phenix Avenue in Cranston to break ground for the $85-million Cranston Canyon Project.

The project will address deteriorated bridges along the western …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on New Newport High School

NEWPORT, RI — Administrators, faculty, and students from Newport Public Schools joined U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee, RIDE Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green, Treasurer Seth Magaziner, and other local elected officials, alongside representatives from Gilbane Building Company, Downes Construction, and SLAM to celebrate …

Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of 225 Wyman Street Development

WALTHAM, MA — Hobbs Brook Real Estate LLC (HBRE) was joined by Mayor of Waltham Jeannette A. McCarthy, alongside representatives from Gilbane Building Company and Gensler and the entire project team to celebrate the official opening of the 225 Wyman Street development, a 507,000-square-foot, five-story, ground-up life sciences development along …

Town of Windham Receives Award of Excellence in Job Order Contracting for 2021 Construction Project

WINDHAM, CT — Gordian, a provider of insights, technology, and comprehensive services for all phases of the building lifecycle, announces the recipients of the 2021 Award of Excellence in Job Order Contracting (JOC). Town of Windham, Connecticut won in the New England Construction area.

“It’s an honor to present …

Two Projects in Maine Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Two Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) 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 …

J. Masterson Construction Finalizing Warehouse Development Site Work for Jewett Construction Co.

After a slow January 2022 start, site work on two warehouses in Wilmington, Massachusetts, is well underway.

“This is a complete ground up development of a vacant 28-acre parcel into two warehouse buildings and associated parking,” said Steve Souza, Project Manager for J. Masterson Construction of Danvers, Massachusetts.

The …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on Two K-12 Projects in Massachusetts

ANDOVER, MA — Gilbane Building Company recently celebrated important milestones with two communities in the Commonwealth as the firm officially broke ground on the new West Elementary School/Shawsheen Pre-School in Andover, Massachusetts, and the new Florence Roche Elementary School in Groton, Massachusetts.

The New West Elementary School and Shawsheen Pre-School …
City of Boston Releases Design Updates for Copley Square

BOSTON, MA — At the heart of Boston, Copley Square has long been a space for the community to gather, celebrate, or enjoy the day surrounded by iconic architecture. Over the last year, Sasaki and the City of Boston Parks & Recreation Department have been working alongside the community to …

Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Bristol County Agricultural High School

DIGHTON, MA — Representatives from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), alongside local and state officials from Bristol County joined the Bristol Aggie community and the Gilbane and HMFH teams to celebrate the official ribbon cutting of the 196,000-square-foot Bristol County Agricultural High School campus expansion and renovation project.

Increasing …

RIDOT Breaks Ground on Route 146 Project to Kick Off 2022 Construction Season

NORTH SMITHFIELD, RI — Governor Dan McKee, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, and other state and local leaders gathered on the side of Route 146 in North Smithfield recently to break ground for the Route …

Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Topping Out at Union Square in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, MA — Representatives from US2, Redgate Real Estate Advisors, Spagnolo Gisness & Associates, and Gilbane Building Company gathered to celebrate the official topping out of the 194,000-square-foot, Class A, mixed-use life sciences building at Union Square in Somerville, Massachusetts.

With seven stories of lab- and office-ready …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Breaks Ground on Clark University’s Center for Media Arts, Computing, and Design

WORCESTER, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, broke ground on Clark University’s Center for Media Arts, Computing, and Design; the building, which will be a hub for interdisciplinary learning, research, creativity, and innovation, is slated to open in fall 2023.

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McCarty Companies Third Design-Build Project in West Boylston Underway

It is business as usual for McCarty Companies as a third project on Hartwell Street in West Boylston is well underway. As with many construction companies, COVID-19 presented a slow-down, but to McCarty the pandemic proved to be only a glitch.

“The project was in the planning stages when the …

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Groundbreaking Held for New 384,000-Square-Foot Rand-Whitney Packaging Facility

BOYLSTON, MA — To meet the increasing worldwide demand for packaging, Rand-Whitney, an innovator in the packing industry, recently broke ground on a new facility in Boylston, Massachusetts. When complete, the facility will have the capacity to produce 300 million boxes annually.

“We are excited to break ground on the …

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SLAM, O&G, Torrington Public Schools, and City Leaders Unveil First Look at New Middle School and High School

GLASTONBURY, CT — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), architect, working in partnership with Torrington Public Schools (TPS), the City of Torrington, owner representative Construction Solutions Group (CSG) of East Hartford, and construction manager O&G Industries, are expected to break ground this summer on one of the largest building initiatives in …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates the Opening of Boynton Yards’ First Building at 101 South Street in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, joined DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners (DLJ), Leggat McCall Properties (LMP), the City of Somerville, and Flagship Pioneering companies to cut the opening ribbon on 101 South Street, the first purpose-built Class-A lab building in Somerville as …

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University of Connecticut Athletic Facility Wins Award

STORRS, CT — The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) announces the winners of this year’s Project Team Awards. The annual Project Team Awards recognize outstanding building projects that exemplify project team excellence and represent the best practices in teamwork by project owners, architects, engineers, constructors, and trades. Each year the CBC …

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Sasaki Announces LEED and SITES Certifications for Colby College Athletics Center

WATERVILLE, ME — Sasaki, along with Hopkins Architects, announces the Colby College Harold Alfond Athletics and Recreation Center has received both LEED Platinum and SITES Gold certification status. Awarded by the U.S Green Building Council, Platinum status is the highest LEED certification a project can attain. SITES …

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indus Revitalizes Almost 6 Miles of Nantucket’s Paved Bikeways With Plant-Based Delta Mist Rejuvenating Fog Seal

Contractor work crews recently upgraded a major section of bikeway on the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts, a historic tourist destination located about 30 miles south of Massachusetts’ Cape Cod.

More than 30 miles of asphalt-paved bike paths traverse the 45-square-mile island, serving not only as modes of transportation, but popular …

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Local Officials Break Ground for Redevelopment of Billerica Mall

BILLERICA, MA — Local officials in Billerica recently joined F.B. Billerica Realty Investors, LLC and PROCON, design-builder, to celebrate the redevelopment of the Billerica Mall at a groundbreaking ceremony. The new mixed-use project is known as the “Shoppes and Residences at Billerica”. The project will consist of a brand …

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Suffolk to Build 10 World Trade in Seaport District

BOSTON, MA — Suffolk, a real estate and construction enterprise, will be responsible for managing construction of the 10 World Trade project in the Seaport District in Boston, Massachusetts. The 17-story 10 World Trade building will house 287,000 square feet of lab space, 258,000 square feet of office space, …

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Rand-Whitney Celebrates Groundbreaking of Largest Facility to Meet Growing Demand

BOYLSTON, MA — Rand-Whitney officials were joined by business leaders, Town of Boylston officials, and their design-builder, PROCON, for the groundbreaking ceremony of its 384,000-square-foot packaging facility in Boylston, Massachusetts. The facility represents the latest investment by the company in equipment and capacity to meet the growth in worldwide …

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Massachusetts Governor Celebrates Opening of the Green Line Extension

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Transportation Secretary and CEO Jamey Tesler, and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) General Manager Steve Poftak recently joined federal, state, and local elected leaders and community partners to celebrate the opening of the first …

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Brennan Group, John M. Corcoran, and Berkeley Partners Break Ground on Industrial Facility in Central Massachusetts

LUNENBURG, MA — The Brennan Group (TBG), John M. Corcoran & Company (JMC), and equity partner Berkeley Partners have broken ground and construction is underway on Lunenburg Central, a 372,000-square-foot, Class A High Bay warehouse/distribution facility. Lunenburg Central is located in the heart of the Route 2 Industrial Corridor in …

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Port of New Bedford Awards Contract for North Terminal Expansion

NEW BEDFORD, MA — The New Bedford Port Authority recently awarded a $27.9-million construction contract for the North Terminal Expansion project in the Port of New Bedford. D.W. White Construction of Acushnet won the contract. The North Terminal Expansion is a transformative port infrastructure project that will spur long-term economic …

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Sasaki Designing New Bryant University Convocation Center

SMITHFIELD, RI — Sasaki will be leading the architecture and landscape architecture design for the new Bryant University Convocation Center, which will accommodate the entire student body. David M. Beirne, Chairman of Bryant’s board of trustees, said it will be designed to “catapult Bryant to the next level.” The Convocation …

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Massachusetts Governor Files $9.7B Infrastructure Bond Bill

WORCESTER, MA — Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Transportation Secretary and CEO Jamey Tesler, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides, and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) General Manager Steve Poftak recently joined with municipal leaders in Worcester at an event to …

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Felix A. Marino Company Uses Polymer Cement Decorative Surfacing to Increase Pedestrian Safety in Westwood

The Town of Westwood in southeastern Massachusetts recently “calmed” a sizeable portion of its vehicle traffic with a strong dose of polymer cement decorative surfacing.

Located 12 miles southwest of Boston, the community of 15,000 awarded a $2.5 million contract to P.J. Keating for the reconstruction of nearly 4 miles …

Congressman Cicilline and Rhode Island DOT Break Ground for Aquidneck Avenue Resurfacing Project in Middletown

Congressman David Cicilline and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti Jr. recently joined state and local leaders to break ground on a project to resurface approximately one mile of Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown, Rhode Island, from East Main Road to Green End Avenue.

The $9-million project will …

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Griffin Electric Providing Installation Work for New Mixed-Use Development Project in Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI — Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric) announces they are currently providing installation services on the new Emblem 125 project on Parcel 28 in Providence, Rhode Island. The 256,000-square-foot mixed-use development is expected to reach completion in fall 2022.

The six-story Emblem 125 will feature 249 residential …

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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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Suffolk Construction Targets 2023 Finish for $300M Northeastern University EXP Building

Construction of Northeastern University’s new $300 million research building at the Boston campus has reached the halfway mark and is on schedule for a mid-summer 2023 finish by general contractor Suffolk Construction.

The 350,000-square-foot EXP building joins the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC), a 234,000-square-foot building also built by …

Connecticut DOT Announces New Mix Program, a Long-Term Initiative to Plan for the Future of the Mixmaster Interchange

HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announces it is using the Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) process as part of the New Mix Program to plan for the long-term future of the I-84 and Route 8 interchange, commonly referred to as the Mixmaster.

Through the New Mix …

Rhode Island DOT Celebrates Completion of Kingston Road Bridge in Richmond

RICHMOND, RI — Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti Jr. recently joined state and local leaders for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the $21.3-million Kingston Road Bridge project in Richmond. The project finished on budget and five months ahead of schedule.

RIDOT completely replaced this 70-year-old bridge, which …

MaineDOT Begins Replacement of Station 46 Bridge in Woolwich

WOOLWICH, ME — The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) is replacing the Station 46 Bridge, which carries Route 1 over the Back River Creek Marsh and Rockland Branch of the Maine Central Railroad in Woolwich. The work area begins at the Taste of Maine Restaurant and extends north past the …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Completes Renovation and Expansion of Harvard Divinity School’s Swartz Hall

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces that it has completed a renovation and expansion project at Harvard Divinity School’s (HDS) Swartz Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

In partnership with Ann Beha Architects, the 60,000-square-foot renovation and 13,000-square-foot expansion began in May 2019. …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Breaks Ground on L3 Capital’s Mixed-Use Development at 149 Newbury Street

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces that it has started construction on L3 Capital’s mixed-use commercial development at 149 Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.

In partnership with architecture firm Nelson Worldwide, the former parking lot at the corner of …

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Gilbane Begins Construction Phase Activities at 60 First Street in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Gilbane Building Company, a builder of life sciences and commercial facilities in Massachusetts, has begun construction phase activities for the 224,000-square-foot build out and expansion project at the former Sears building at the Cambridgeside Galleria. This reimagined facility offers Class A lab and office space in …

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Gilbane | Exyte Joint Venture Awarded Contract for $279M Advanced Semiconductor Facility at Hanscom Air Force Base

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, MA — Gilbane, in a joint venture partnership with cleanroom constructor Exyte, has been awarded the Firm Fixed Price construction of a new a $279-million Advanced Compound Semiconductor Laboratory/Microsystem Integration Facility (CSL-MIF) for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory (MIT LL) located at …

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Middlebury Bridge and Rail Project Receives PCI Design Award

MIDDLEBURY, VT — Originally constructed in the 1840s, the Vermont Railway winds through the bustling downtown of Middlebury, Vermont, splitting the downtown and Town Green area in half. Two bridges that spanned the 20-foot-deep rail corridor, with a service life already exceeding 100 years, had deteriorated to the point where …

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Construction Underway at 180 CityPoint

WALTHAM, MA — Construction is underway for a new life science facility in Waltham, Massachusetts, which will help meet the surge in demand for new space in the Boston metro area. Situated in the CityPoint District, 180 CityPoint was designed to attract emerging and leading companies in the life science …

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Ostrodka Named VHB Director of Smart Communities

WATERTOWN, MA — VHB is expanding its smart communities services to leverage the full potential of technology-enabled and data-informed consulting. The company announces that Curt Ostrodka, AICP, LEED AP, will lead the practice as Director of Smart Communities. In this new role, Ostrodka will be instrumental in helping public …

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Speedy $16M Expansion of COVID-19 Test Kit Factory Wins ABC Award for JM Coull Inc.

JM Coull Inc. of Maynard, Massachusetts, has been recognized for its rapid expansion of a COVID-19 test kit manufacturing facility in Holliston, Massachusetts. The company received an Excellence in Construction Award (EIC) at the ABC Massachusetts annual EIC Awards evening, held November 17, 2021. EIC Awards recognize overall excellence in …

New England District to Receive More Than $273M in Supplemental Infrastructure, Disaster Relief Funding

CONCORD, MA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will receive more than $273 million in additional funding for projects and studies throughout New England as a result of two recently enacted laws — the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the 2022 Disaster Relief Supplemental …

Baker-Polito Administration Outlines Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Plans for Massachusetts

LOWELL — The Baker-Polito Administration recently outlined initial plans to make significant and additional investments into roads, bridges, public transportation, and environmental infrastructure projects across the Commonwealth with funding from the recently passed federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO of …

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Gilbane Building Company Tapped to Complete the Second Phase of Renovations at TD Garden

BOSTON, MA — Gilbane Building Company has been selected to serve as construction manager for the second phase of TD Garden’s extensive renovation and expansion project in Boston, Massachusetts.

Gilbane was selected for the second phase after having successfully completed the first phase of work, which included an enhanced spectator …

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212 Stuart Street Facade Nears Completion

BOSTON, MA — Höweler + Yoon and Sasaki announce the exterior completion of the 212 Stuart Street residential tower located in the historic Bay Village neighborhood in downtown Boston. The project, which broke ground in March 2020, was carried through the permitting process by Boston-based Transom Real Estate and is …

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Callahan Tops Off New Life Science Development Revolution Labs

LEXINGTON, MA — Callahan Construction Managers (Callahan) announces the topping off of Revolution Labs, a life science development in Lexington, Massachusetts. The project was developed by Greatland Realty Partners along with Singerman Real Estate.

Attending the ceremony was the full project team: architect SGA, civil engineers VHB, …

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Urban Spaces, Diamond/Sinacori Complete Salem Mixed-Use Condo Development

SALEM, MA — The joint venture of Urban Spaces and Diamond/Sinacori recently celebrated the opening of BRIX, the 61-unit, mixed-use condominium development in the heart of historic downtown Salem, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included BRIX residents, Massachusetts State Senator Joan Lovely, State Representative Paul Tucker, City of Salem Mayor …

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AECOM, C.H. Nickerson & Company, and SUEZ Partner on Woonsocket Water Treatment Plant

After several weeks of pandemic-induced delay in 2020 during construction of the new Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Water Treatment Plant, the three partners of the design-build-operate (DBO) contract completed the $57 million facility and had it producing purified water by July 2021.

AECOM, C.H. Nickerson, and SUEZ were selected …

MaineDOT Releases Three-Year Work Plan

AUGUSTA, ME — The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) recently released the 2022 Edition of its three-year Work Plan. This Work Plan includes all capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations activities, planning initiatives, and administrative functions for calendar years 2022, 2023, and 2024. This plan contains 2,316 individual work …

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg Announces Over $241M in Grants for America’s Ports

SALEM, MA — The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary announces the award of more than $241 million in discretionary grant funding for 25 projects to improve port facilities in 19 states and one territory through the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP).

These grants demonstrate rapid action on …

Gilbane Begins Construction on Third and Final Phase of South Windsor’s 10-Year Elementary Schools Master Plan

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Gilbane Building Company, a builder of K-12 education facilities in Connecticut, has begun construction phase activities for the new, 102,000-square-foot Pleasant Valley Elementary School in South Windsor, Connecticut.

With resounding voter approval, the new elementary school will be built under the third and final phase …

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Massachusetts Governor Joins NEI General Contracting in Celebrating the Grand Opening of WORC²

BOSTON, MA — NEI General Contracting, Inc, a construction management firm, in conjunction with local community partners, announces the grand opening of the Workforce Opportunity Resource Center (WORC²).

Designed to engage local community-based businesses and workers in the construction industry, particularly those underrepresented in the market, WORC² will offer …

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Buttigieg Announces Nearly $1B in Grant Awards for America's Infrastructure

MANCHESTER, NH — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announces that the Biden Administration will invest nearly $1 billion in American infrastructure through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grants program. The funding has been awarded to 90 projects in 47 states and the District of …

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PROCON Celebrates Beam-Raising for the Newest Project at Tuscan Village

SALEM, NH — New Hampshire Senator Morse recently joined Joe Faro and the Tuscan Brands Real Estate team, along with the PROCON design-build team at a beam-raising ceremony to mark a significant milestone in the construction of a nearly 300,000-square-foot development project located at Tuscan Village in Salem, New Hampshire. …

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FHWA Selects Stantec-Led Joint Venture for Construction Management and Inspection Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) has selected the Stantec-Volkert-JMT Joint Venture to lead a five-year, $80-million shared capacity task order contract for construction management and inspection services. In this role, the team will support EFLHD in administering …

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$30M Streetscape and Highway Improvements Under Way in Ashland

More than $30 million in construction is underway in Ashland, Massachusetts, as contractors overhaul its downtown and reconstruct the section of a state highway that passes through the town. It was learned in a recent interview with local officials Michael Herbert, Town Manager, and Doug Small, Public Works Director, that …

Route 10 to Route 6 Flyover Ramp Opens Two Years Ahead of Schedule

PROVIDENCE, RI — Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen James Langevin and David Cicilline, Senate President Dominick Ruggerio, and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. recently joined with state and local leaders to officially open the new Route 10 North …

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Sasaki Named Master Plan Architect for 776 Summer Street

BOSTON, MA — Sasaki has been retained by HRP and Redgate Capital Partners as master planner for the implementation phase of L Street Station, an innovation district anchored by research and development, residential, retail, and cultural uses in South Boston.

The district will be created on the site of the …

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Nauset Completes Mixed-Use Development in Porter Square Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Nauset Construction has completed St. James Place, a mixed-use, transit-oriented development that links the historic St. James Episcopal Church to 46 condominiums, 2,000 square feet of retail space, and a new parish hall that includes a neighborhood food pantry. Located in the heart of Porter Square, the …

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KBE's Restoration of 100-Year-Old Community Theater Wins Award from ABC

FARMINGTON, CT — The newly restored Fairfield Community Theater — now known as the Sacred Heart University Community Theatre — has been racking up industry awards and accolades. The latest recognition was announced at the Associated Builders and Contractors - Connecticut Chapter’s annual Excellence in Construction awards event, where …

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O&G Completes O’Connell Athletic Center Expansion

HARTFORD, CT — O&G Industries recently completed the O’Connell Athletic Center on the campus of the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut.

The two-story addition expands the O’Connell Athletic Center by 31,000 square feet with features including an NCAA regulation basketball and volleyball court overlooked by offices and …

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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Topping Out of Pawtucket School

PAWTUCKET, RI — Officials from the Pawtucket School District, the State of Rhode Island, and the City of Pawtucket joined representatives from Colliers, The SLAM Collaborative, and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official topping out of the 93,964-square-foot Henry J. Winters Elementary School in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. …

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Shawmut to Install More Than 4.2M Pounds of Steel at Brown University's Performing Arts Center

PROVIDENCE, RI — In partnership with architecture firm REX, Shawmut is completing Brown University’s Performing Arts Center. Breaking ground in 2019 and slated to be completed in 2023, the complex is set to anchor a future campus arts district and offer an approach to experimental, collaborative, and engaged performance …

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Monroe Tractor Brings CASE Back to Westborough, Massachusetts

WESTBOROUGH, MA — Since Monroe Tractor acquired CASE of New England four years ago, it has seen growth within the New England market. Due to this growth, Monroe announces that the Worcester, Massachusetts, location has relocated to Westborough to better serve its customers. The Westborough location is a newly renovated …

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Beck & Bellucci Inc. Replaces Historic Peterborough Arch Stone Bridge

An historic arched bridge in downtown Peterborough, New Hampshire, is being replaced by contractor Beck & Bellucci Inc. as part of a $6.6 million contract that includes reconstructing a lengthy section of U.S. Route 202.

Built in 1940, the Main Street Bridge replaced a two-span stone arch bridge destroyed by …

Town of North Branford Celebrates Groundbreaking of New High School

NORTH BRANFORD, CT — Officials from the North Branford School District, the State of Connecticut, and the Town of North Branford joined school faculty and staff, as well as representatives from Construction Solutions Group, Quisenberry Arcari Malik, LLC, and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official groundbreaking of …

Urban Revitalization Project in Quincy, Massachusetts, Receives Design Award

QUINCY, MA — The City of Quincy, Massachusetts’ project to relocate a portion of a century-old granite channel used for stormwater conveyance received a Bronze Award for Engineering Excellence from the Massachusetts chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies.

The channel had been built to redirect a portion …

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Boston University Celebrates Renovation and Expansion of Goldman School of Dental Medicine

BOSTON, MA — Boston University (BU) is celebrating the completion of the $115-million renovation and expansion of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, designed by SmithGroup, an integrated design firm. The project transforms the existing dental school facility, expanding and improving predoctoral clinical spaces, integrating the new …

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Governor Sununu Applauds 145 Maplewood Office Building

HOOKSETT, NH — New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu spoke at the ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremonies of 145 Maplewood Avenue, a mixed-use office building located in Portsmouth’s North End. Calling the Kane and PROCON project “one of the most state-of-the-art office buildings with the coolest views…”, Governor Sununu said …

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PROCON Awarded Excellence in Construction Award

HOOKSETT, NH — PROCON, a family-owned and operated design-build firm, received the Associated Builders and Contractors New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter’s (ABC) Excellence in Construction (EIC) Award in the Commercial Over $10 Million category for the design and construction of Unitil’s new Exeter, New Hampshire-based Distribution and Operations Center at …

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Wood River Bridge Rehabilitation D/B Project Recognized with ACEC-RI Gold Award

HOPKINTON, RI — Rehabilitation of the Wood River Bridge was one of the first design-build (D/B) projects completed as part of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s (RIDOT) Statewide RhodeWorks Infrastructure Improvement Program. The rehabilitation fully restored a critical highway interstate bridge, improving the structural integrity to meet the …

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US Navy Selects WSM Pacific SIOP Joint Venture to Support West Coast Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, HI — Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Pacific has selected the WSM Pacific SIOP Joint Venture, comprising global engineering and design firms Stantec, WSP USA, and Moffatt & Nichol, to lead multidiscipline architect-engineer services as part of a five-year, $500-million single …

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O&G Completes Construction of Net-Zero Middle School

MIDDLETOWN, CT — O&G Industries (O&G) recently completed the construction of the new Beman Middle School (formerly Woodrow Wilson Middle School) facility in Middletown, Connecticut, ahead of the 2021-22 school year. The school will be home to 650 students in sixth to eighth grade.

The project included the construction of …

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VHB Awarded Engineering Excellence Awards

WORCESTER, MA — VHB was recently awarded two Gold and one Bronze Engineering Excellence Awards from the Massachusetts Section of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The Kelley Square Improvement project in Worcester, Massachusetts, the rehabilitation of the MBTA’s Franklin Line over the East Street Bridge in Westwood, Massachusetts, …

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West Warwick Launches $8M Road Rehab

The town of West Warwick, located in Kent County in the center of Rhode Island, has launched a major renewal of its road network with a full spectrum of treatments designed to restore pavements to their original conditions. Rhode Island’s youngest town, situated on the western bank of the Pawtuxet …

Governor McKee, Congressional Delegation, and Rhode Island DOT Break Ground for Washington Bridge North Project

PROVIDENCE, RI — Governor Dan McKee, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. recently joined with state and local leaders to break ground on the $78-million Washington Bridge North project. It will address the structural deficiencies …

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Detailed Design Plans Released for Nubian Square Ascends Project in Roxbury

BOSTON, MA — Detailed design plans have been released for the Nubian Square Ascends Project in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. Global design firm Stantec is leading master planning and supporting the design of the project, which will transform a vacant parking lot between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue into a 365,000-square-foot …

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Town of Brookline Celebrates Groundbreaking of Michael Driscoll Elementary School

BROOKLINE, MA — Officials from the Public Schools of Brookline, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Town of Brookline recently joined students, alumni, families, educators, neighbors, and representatives from Leftfield, Jonathan Levi Architects, and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the 155,000-square-foot Michael Driscoll Elementary …

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $21M in Climate Change Funding to Cities and Towns

EASTHAMPTON, MA — Building on its commitment to creating a more climate change resilient Commonwealth, the Baker-Polito Administration announces $21 million in grants to cities and towns through the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program, representing a doubling of the program budget since last year. To date, this brings total awards …

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O&G Holds Groundbreaking for Consolidated Early Learning Academy

NEW LONDON, CT — A groundbreaking was recently held to kick off the Consolidated Early Learning Academy project in New Fairfield, Connecticut. This project consists of the construction of approximately 41,000 square feet of building addition to an existing elementary school building as well as limited renovations and upgrades to …

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Town of Southington Holds Dedication Ceremony for Upgraded WPCF

SOUTHINGTON, CT — The Town of Southington hosted a dedication ceremony for their recently upgraded Water Pollution Control Facility (WPFC). The upgrades were needed after the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) determined that excessive amounts of phosphorous negatively affect water quality in the state’s rivers. If …

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Marr Companies Offloads New Gantry Cranes for Boston Harbor Terminal

Three gantry cranes up to 200 feet tall were recently shipped upright on a three month trip from Shanghai to Boston Harbor, where they were destined for Massport’s Conley Container Terminal.

The ship carrying the 22-foot-wide ship-to-shore (STS) cranes arrived at the Port of Boston on June 22, 2021, and …

Gilbane Building Company Selected to Build New Elementary School in Andover

ANDOVER, MA — Gilbane Building Company has been selected to serve as construction manager for the new, 170,000-square-foot West Elementary School in Andover, Massachusetts. Designed by SMMA, with PMA Consultants (PMA) serving as owner’s project manager, the new, Net Zero Energy Ready facility will serve 130 pre-K and 925 …

Pell Bridge in Newport, Rhode Island, Undergoes Update

NEWPORT, RI — The Pell Bridge in Newport, Rhode Island, connects the City of Newport on Aquidneck Island and the Town of Jamestown on Conanicut Island. The bridge and the associated interchange were built in the 1960s, however plans to extend the highway toward the north were canceled, leaving an …

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Rhode Island DOT Breaks Ground for Birch Swamp Road/Schoolhouse Road Project in Warren

WARREN, RI — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) broke ground to start a pavement reclamation and reconstruction project for 2.6 miles along Birch Swamp Road and Schoolhouse Road in Warren. The project will be complete in December of 2022.

As part of this $6-million project, RIDOT will also …

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Lee Kennedy Completes Phase One of Historic Renovation of Harvard’s Adam House

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Lee Kennedy Company recently completed the full restoration and renovation of the historic Harvard student residence, Claverly Hall, concluding the first phase of the three-phase Adams House Renewal project. Lee Kennedy is also putting the final touches on Apthorp House, a residence built before the American Revolution …

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Commodore Builders and Walsh Brothers, Incorporated to Manage Holyoke Soldiers’ Home Project

HOLYOKE, MA — Commodore Builders and Walsh Brothers, Incorporated announce the Commodore Walsh Holyoke Joint Venture has been selected to oversee planning for the new Holyoke Soldiers’ Home. The project is intended to replace the current Holyoke Soldiers’ Home with a long-term care facility and campus framework for the Commonwealth’s …

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Shawmut Celebrates Topping-Off of HMTX Industries’ New World Headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut

NORWALK, CT — Shawmut Design and Construction, a $1.5-billion national construction management firm, recently celebrated the topping-off of HMTX Industries’ new world headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut. The four-story, 24,000-square-foot project is on track to become the greenest building in the state, with completion slated for 2022.

“This is an …

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Griffin Electric Executes Improvements to Athletic Facilities at UConn

STORRS, CT — Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric), an electrical subcontractor throughout New England and the Southeast for over four decades, recently completed work on UConn’s Athletic District Development in Storrs, Connecticut. Spanning 23 acres, the project involved renovations to some of the aging facilities on campus, specifically …

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O&G Named Construction Manager for Torrington High School Construction

TORRINGTON, CT — O&G Industries (O&G) has been selected as the construction manager for the $159-million Torrington High School construction project.

Kicking off in May of 2022, the project includes the construction of a new over 300,000-square-foot middle-high school facility that will include new athletic fields, separate academic areas for …

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Comer Contracting Restores Key Middlefield Road With Asphalt Rubber Chip Seal

A busy but failing collector road in a small Connecticut town was given new life recently with the application of a traditional pavement preservation treatment modified with ground tire rubber.

Comer Contracting applied chip seal fortified with crumb rubber modifier (CRM) to Jackson Hill Road, an important thoroughfare passing through …

VHB Wins Three ACEC of Vermont Engineering Excellence Awards

MONTPELIER, VT — VHB was awarded three of the 10 awards given at the 2021 American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont’s (ACEC/VT’s) Engineering Excellence Awards Celebration. The annual awards honor engineering projects that demonstrate exceptional innovation, complexity, achievement, and value. Of the projects submitted, VHB was recognized with …

Governor McKee, Congressional Delegation, and Rhode Island DOT Break Ground for Newport Pell Bridge Ramps Phase 2 Project

NEWPORT, RI — Governor Dan McKee, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Acting Administrator of Project Management Lori Fisette recently joined with state and local leaders to break ground for the Pell Bridge Ramps Phase 2 project, which will …

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USGBC Honors Projects in Massachusetts with 2021 Leadership Awards

BOSTON, MA — During the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Live virtual conference, USGBC Leadership Awards were given to leaders around the world who are creating the next generation of sustainable, healthy, equitable, and resilient buildings, cities, and communities. The following are recipients in the New England Construction area: …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Completes $120M Renovation of Smith College’s Neilson Library

NORTHAMPTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces that it has completed a renovation and expansion to the historic Neilson Library at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. The project, which broke ground in 2017, represents the college’s largest capital project of the decade.

In …

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Final Phase of Narragansett Bay Combined Sewer Overflow Program Breaks Ground

PROVIDENCE, RI — Construction has kicked off for the final phase of the Narragansett Bay Commission’s (NBC) Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Program, which is expected to reduce overflow volumes by 98 percent and treat stormwater before it flows into the Narragansett Bay. The program will also reduce the closure frequency …

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Robert Street Bridge Replacement Improves Safety and Efficiency while Planning for Future Expansion

ROSLINDALE, MA — The Robert Street Bridge located in Roslindale, Massachusetts, has undergone a comprehensive replacement effort following recent inspection reports confirming the structure was approaching the end of its useful life. Constructed in 1898 and having undergone a previous rehabilitation in 1985, the bridge has served the public well …

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PCA-Designed Tuscan Village Celebrates its Grand Opening as Mixed-Use Destination

SALEM, NH — Debuting on the 170-acre site of a former racetrack in Salem, New Hampshire, Tuscan Village recently celebrated the grand opening of the latest phase of its 3.8-million-square-foot development, designed by Cambridge-based architects PCA as a shop, dine, live, work, stay, and play destination.

Partnering with Tuscan Brands …

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City of Somerville Unveils Preliminary Plans for Stantec-Designed Approach to Stormwater Management

SOMERVILLE, MA — The City of Somerville, located north of Boston, has unveiled preliminary plans for the Poplar Street Pump Station Project, an approach to stormwater management that relieves historical flooding exacerbated by climate change and modernizes operation and maintenance of the city’s new stormwater system. The city selected global …

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MBTA Leverages Alternative Delivery for Bridge Bundle Replacement to Modernize the Transit Infrastructure

WATERTOWN, MA — As part of the $8-billion five-year Capital Investment Plan aimed at modernizing infrastructure, improving accessibility, and providing safer transit within the Commonwealth, the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) has begun the replacement of six bridges along its Framingham/Worcester, Lowell, Haverhill, and Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail lines.

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Wilmington Project Signals Back to Normal for McCarty Companies

A 16-acre tract in Wilmington, Massachusetts, is rapidly changing shape as general contractor McCarty Companies develops the entire site and prepares to erect a one-acre pre-engineered metal building on one of its parcels.

The Wilmington project is a clear signal that for McCarty the construction downturn sparked by COVID-19 was …

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Project in Connecticut Wins Project of the Year Award from SEAA

BRIDGEPORT, CT — A project in Bridgeport, Connecticut, 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 the erection contract. Honorable Mention awards …

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O&G Industries Breaks Ground on Brookfield Elementary School

BROOKFIELD, CT — A groundbreaking was recently held to kick off the Huckleberry Hill Elementary School project in Brookfield, Connecticut.

The project includes the construction of a new 158,000-square-foot early learning and elementary school facility, followed by abatement and demolition of the existing school building. The new campus will include …

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Nauset Begins Construction on Chestnut Hill Mixed-Use Development

BROOKLINE, MA — Demolition is complete and foundation work is underway as Nauset Construction begins the transformation of the site of a former gas station into 50 luxury apartments above 6,500 square feet of ground floor retail space for owner Chestnut Hill Investments, LLC. Located at the corner of …

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Shawmut Begins Build of HMTX Industries’ New World Headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces that it has broken ground on the new world headquarters for HMTX Industries, a global new materials flooring company, in Norwalk, Connecticut. The four-story, 24,000-square-foot project is on track to become the greenest building in …

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The Former Lakeville State Hospital Site Moves Forward in Revitalization

LAKEVILLE, MA — The former Lakeville State Hospital in Lakeville, Massachusetts, closed its doors in 1992 after more than 72 years in operation. Once self-sufficient and well-equipped with staff housing and on-site farms for food production, the hospital occupied a sprawling campus that today remains a mostly vacant property.

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R.S. Audley Partners with H.B. Fleming to Construct Massive I-89 Span

A massive work trestle is being built to ease reconstruction of the I-89 Bridge over the Connecticut River between New Hampshire and Vermont.

Bow, New Hampshire, contractor R.S. Audley has a $43.8 million contract to reconstruct the bridge, which is actually two identical parallel structures built in 1966 to span …

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CBT Wins Rethinking the Future Award

BOSTON, MA — A CBT project has been honored with a 2021 Rethinking the Future Award. A competitive, international showcase of innovation and future-ready ideas, this program recognizes creative excellence and inspiring architecture and design from around the globe. Selected from more than 1,400 submissions from more than 50 countries, …

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Construction Begins on Center for Arctic Studies and Mills Hall at Bowdoin College

BRUNSWICK, ME — Construction has begun on the John and Lile Gibbons Center for Arctic Studies and Barry Mills Hall academic building at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

Designed by HGA, the 46,000-square-foot, two-building project includes a new home for the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and an academic and event …

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MIT.nano Wins Sustainable Design Award

CAMBRIDGE, MA — HGA has won an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment COTE Top Ten Award — the design industry’s highest honor — for MIT.nano at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. The COTE Top Ten Awards program recognizes projects for their significant achievements in …

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US Navy’s Naval Facilities Engineering Command Selects Stantec for Large Waterfront Project Support

KITTERY, ME — The U.S. Navy’s Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic has selected global design firm Stantec to lead multidiscipline architect‐engineer services as part of a five-year, $60-million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. Through this IDIQ contract, Stantec will support the planning, design, construction, and renovation of large waterfront …

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Shawmut Design and Construction to Build Nine-Story Education and Research Building at UMass Medical School

WORCESTER, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces that it has been selected to build the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s New Education and Research Building, a nine-story biomedical research and education facility to support laboratory research growth and acceleration into new therapeutics for …

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Onyx Corporation Creates One of the Largest and Tallest Free-Standing Walls in New England

A monumental free-standing wall is taking shape at a new development in Woburn, rising like a 50-foot sentinel between a natural mountain of rock and brand new housing for the eastern Massachusetts community.

The uniquely engineered concrete guardian is being constructed by Onyx Corporation of Acton, Massachusetts, as part of …

Maine Governor Presents Economics Bond Package Aimed at Fixing Roads and Bridges and Land Conservation

AUGUSTA, ME — Governor Janet Mills presents a bond proposal aimed at rebuilding Maine’s transportation system and conserving lands and waters. The proposal dedicates $100 million to maintain and upgrade Maine’s transportation system through the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT), and it also dedicates $40 million over four years to …

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MIT’s Volpe Redevelopment Begins Next Phase

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Several years in the making, MIT submitted a special permit application to the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, as it launches into the next phase in the transformation of the Volpe property located in Kendall Square. MIT has teamed with VHB to provide transportation and civil engineering services …

Connecticut DOT Announces Upcoming Infrastructure Improvements on the Waterbury Branch

WATERBURY, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announces the continuation of infrastructure improvements on the Waterbury Branch this spring and summer, requiring substitute bus service to replace train service. This work builds on the successful 2020 construction program that accelerated construction of the new Waterbury Branch signal system …

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Former Boston Mayor Tours Shawmut Design and Construction's City Hall Plaza Project Site

BOSTON, MA — Former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Chief of Operations, Pat Brophy, recently visited the City Hall Plaza construction site, accompanied by representatives from the Shawmut construction team.

Joined by members of the construction team, Walsh discussed ways in which team members have prioritized safety while on site. …

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Scrap Tires Help Improve Arlington’s Road Status

The Town of Arlington, Massachusetts – a community of 42,000 residents located a few miles from Boston – has significantly improved the health of its road network in just six years using pavement preservation techniques, according to Wayne Chouinard, P.E., the Town Engineer.

“By adding pavement preservation techniques such …

MaineDOT Awards Construction Contract for Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge Project

AUGUSTA, ME — The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) has awarded the construction contract for the Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge Project to Reed & Reed, Inc. of Woolwich. The construction phase of this project is the result of a productive collaboration between MaineDOT and the New Brunswick Department of Transportation and …

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Massachusetts DOT Highlights Operational and Safety Improvements at Route 128/Interstate 95 Interchange Ramp and Roadways

WALTHAM — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in conjunction with Boston Properties announces that new operational and safety improvement modifications have been implemented at the Route 128/Interstate 95 Interchange 43A (Old Exit 27A)/Third Avenue ramp in Waltham. The purpose of this transportation improvement project was to redesign the heavily …

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MCRE Partners Purchases 110 Chauncy Street in Boston as Sasaki Signs 16-Year Lease Agreement

BOSTON, MA — MC Real Estate Partners LLC (MCRE), together with a private capital partner, has acquired a historically authentic 76,000-square-foot building at 110 Chauncy Street in downtown Boston from private owners and simultaneously completed a long-term lease agreement with global design firm Sasaki for the majority of the building’s …

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Sasaki Expands its K-12 Practice with Public K-8 School Project

BROOKLINE, MA — Sasaki announces that the company will be providing interdisciplinary expertise on its first-ever public K-8 school project. Sasaki’s prior campus architecture work spans a variety of scales, typologies, and client types, and the company is thrilled to be given the opportunity to take on a Boston-area public …

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Middlebury Railroad and Storm Water Tunnels Completed

Construction crews are in the final stages of a $70 million transportation project in Middlebury, Vermont, that was designed to improve pedestrian and vehicular safety and increase freight train capacity on the state’s essential western railroad corridor.

The massive Middlebury bridge and rail project is being managed by the state’s …

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Tsurumi Pump Helps Bring Arts Building to Life in Massachusetts

ORLEANS, MA — Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, it has been no surprise that performing arts have taken a backseat in global priorities. But with the help of Tsurumi Pump, a new arts center in New England has managed to take shape and overcome the challenges the pandemic has …

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City and State Agencies Announce Kosciuszko Circle/Morrissey Boulevard Planning Study to Improve Mobility and Climate Resiliency

BOSTON, MA — The City of Boston, Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), and Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) announce a joint planning effort that will evaluate and recommend transportation and infrastructure improvements intended to improve …

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Woburn Library Wins BSA Award for Design Excellence

BOSTON, MA — Selected from more than 100 entries, CBT announces that the Woburn Public Library has received a 2020 Award for Design Excellence from the Boston Society for Architecture. The project was honored at the annual 2020 Design Awards Gala, attended virtually this year by industry professionals to …

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MWRA Selects the CDM Smith Team for $28.9M Headworks Upgrade

BOSTON, MA — The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) has embarked on a significant undertaking in the upgrade of two of its large wastewater facilities. Ward Street Headworks and Columbus Park Headworks, which treat peak flows of 256 million gallons per day (mgd) and 182 mgd respectively, are located in …

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Historic Restoration to Memorial Schoolhouse at St. George's School Completed

MIDDLETOWN, RI — Shawmut recently completed a $14-million historic restoration to the Memorial Schoolhouse at St. George’s School, a private boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 in Middletown, Rhode Island.

In partnership with design firm Vision 3 Architects, Shawmut executed the exterior restoration and comprehensive interior …

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HDR-Designed Twin I-91 Bridges in Vermont Honored with PCI Design Award

ROCKINGHAM, VT — The Rockingham I-91 Bridges in Vermont have been recognized with a Precast Concrete Institute 2021 Design Award. The twin structures were honored in the transportation category as the best bridge with a main span of more than 150 feet.

The PCI Design Awards program, in its 58th …

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Jewett Construction Co. Revamps 10-Acre Warehouse Inside and Out

Jewett Construction Co. is managing the challenging transformation of an outdated but spacious Wilmington, Massachusetts, warehouse into a modern storage facility. The Raymond, New Hampshire, general contractor has been working closely with subcontractor J Masterson Construction of Danvers, Massachusetts, to renovate the 411,733-square-foot, single-story masonry building plus mezzanine and the …

Maine DOT Releases Three-Year Work Plan

AUGUSTA, ME — The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) releases the 2021 Edition of its three-year Work Plan. This Work Plan includes all capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations activities, planning initiatives, and administrative functions for calendar years 2021, 2022, and 2023. This plan contains 2,180 individual work items …

Stantec Selected for Master Planning and Design of Proposed On the Dot Mixed-Use Project

BOSTON, MA — As part of its vision for a vibrant Dorchester Avenue, real estate developer Core Investments, Inc. has selected Stantec to lead master planning and urban design of its proposed On the Dot mixed-use development, along with building design in Phase I. Situated on 9.1 acres of former …

Massachusetts Governor Signs $16B Transportation Bond Bill

BOSTON, MA — Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and Acting Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary of Transportation Jamey Tesler joined legislators, municipal leaders, and other stakeholders in a virtual ceremonial signing of the $16-billion Transportation Bond Bill legislation. This legislation was signed into law and authorizes funding …

Connecticut DOT Releases Updated Five-Year Capital Plan

NEWINGTON, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation releases its $9.7-billion five-year Capital Plan, covering fiscal years 2021-2025. The plan includes capital investments in the state’s multi-modal transportation network, including state-of-good-repair as well as upgrades across all modes of transportation — highways and bridges, public transportation, bicycle and pedestrian amenities, …

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ACEC/MA Announces Finalists of 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Jacobs, Tighe & Bond, AKF, and Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) as finalists of their 2020 Engineering Excellence Award.

The 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards were recently announced and will be celebrated at the …

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Mayflower Wind Awards Contract to Burns & McDonnell for Feed Design of Onshore Substation and Cable System

NEWTON, MA — Burns & McDonnell has been awarded the onshore Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for an offshore wind project with Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, a joint venture of Shell and Ocean Winds. Burns & McDonnell will also provide market engagement support for Mayflower’s project.

Mayflower Wind won the …

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Tighe & Bond Receives 2021 ACEC/CT Engineering Excellence Award

PLAINVILLE, CT — Tighe & Bond was recently recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut (ACEC/CT) with an Engineering Excellence Award. The project team received the award for the design of phosphorous removal upgrades at the Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) in Plainville, Connecticut.

The Connecticut Department …

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Reed & Reed Inc. Installs White Mountain Highway Bridge Replacement Over Bearcamp River

Maine contractor, Reed & Reed Inc., recently moved and installed a 4 million-pound replacement for a New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) bridge carrying the White Mountain Highway over the Bearcamp River in Ossipee.

The Woolwich contractor has a $16.9 million contract with NHDOT for Project 14749 to replace …

Sullivan Construction Organizes Beam Signing with Members First Credit Union at Future Headquarters Site

MANCHESTER, NH — Sullivan Construction held a socially-distanced beam signing ceremony at the job site of Members First Credit Union’s new headquarters at the corner of Salmon and Elm Streets in Manchester, New Hampshire.

The beam signing is a construction tradition that signifies the last steel beam being raised in …

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Nauset Completes Belmont Mixed-Use Apartment Community for Toll Brothers

BELMONT, MA — Nauset Construction is adding the final touches to The Bradford, a mixed-use project in Belmont’s Cushing Square with 112 new apartments, 38,000 square feet of retail, and newly created public open space. The three-building complex was developed by Toll Brothers Apartment Living, a subsidiary of Toll Brothers, …

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Sasaki to Design the Future of Boston’s Copley Square

BOSTON, MA — Sasaki is working alongside the City of Boston, Mayor Walsh, the Parks & Recreation Department, and Commissioner Ryan Woods to bring new life to an iconic Boston destination, Copley Square. The project is just beginning with an initial public engagement phase and will extend into design and …

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Massachusetts DOT Implements New Bus Lanes, Bus Network, Roadway Safety Improvements Through Shared Streets & Spaces Program

MALDEN, MA — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), and the City of Malden announce the completion of a series of quick-build multimodal roadway treatments along Florence Street in Malden, including shared bus-bicycle lanes, bicycle lanes, and improved pedestrian crossings to enhance access to …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates Topping-Off of Brown University’s Performing Arts Center

PROVIDENCE, RI — Shawmut Design and Construction, a construction management firm, celebrated a virtual topping-off ceremony of Brown University’s under-construction Performing Arts Center in Providence. The project began in 2019 and is slated to be completed in spring 2023.

Shawmut, in partnership with internationally acclaimed architecture firm REX, …

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Lee Kennedy Co. Completes Interior Build-Out for Meketa Investment Group Headquarters

WESTWOOD, MA — Lee Kennedy Co. has completed construction for the new 40,000-square-foot headquarters of the Meketa Investment Group, an investment, consulting, and advisory firm. The two-story office space was fit out in a new core and shell base building constructed by National Development.

“The new office better reflects …

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MBTA’s $2.3B Green Line Extension Passes Halfway Mark

The $2.3 billion extension of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Green Line recently passed an important milestone, according to MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak.

While touring the construction site in mid-November 2020, Poftak indicated that more than half of the work necessary to add 4.7 miles to …

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Commodore Builders Renovates Historic Long Wharf Custom House

BOSTON, MA — Commodore Builders, a veteran-owned construction management firm that specializes in refurbishing historic buildings, along with architect Stantec, recently completed significant updates to the historic Long Wharf Custom House in Boston, Massachusetts. The 81,000-square-foot, six-floor building is situated on Long Wharf overlooking Massachusetts Bay and is …

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ACEC/MA Announces BSC Group, CDM Smith, GPI, and Michael Baker International as Winners of Bronze Engineering Excellence Award

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) names BSC Group, CDM Smith, GPI, and Michael Baker International as winners of their 2020 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award. BSC Group won for their work on EMD Serono’s Sagamore building expansion in Billerica, Massachusetts; CDM …

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Town of Lexington Preservation Success Wins National Award for Excellence

LEXINGTON, MA — The Town of Lexington, Mass., has been honored with FP2's James B. Sorenson Award for Excellence in Pavement Preservation for 2020.

The award was presented at the Lexington Battle Green to John Livsey, PE, Town Engineer, by FP2 President Scott Bergkamp. Lexington Green was …

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Pickard Chilton Wins American Institute of Architects Award for Connecticut Project

NEW HAVEN, CT — Pickard Chilton, an architecture studio best known for its design of corporate headquarters and campuses, announces that a project they designed, the Obama Magnet University School in New Haven, Connecticut, has been recognized with a 2020 AIA Connecticut Design Award. In addition, AIA New England …

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City of Portland Unveils Pop-Up Park Along Downtown Waterfront

PORTLAND, ME — Stantec recently joined the City of Portland to celebrate the opening of the Park at Amethyst, a 1.5-acre public park along the downtown waterfront. Inspired by the 2017 concept plan prepared by Stantec, the pop-up park and outdoor waterfront retreat is a welcome addition to downtown. The …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Completes Renovation to Providence’s Davol Square Marketplace

PROVIDENCE, RI — Shawmut Design and Construction, a construction management firm, completed the renovation of 2-3 Davol Square in Providence, Rhode Island, a multi-use complex within the city’s Innovation and Design District.

In partnership with Wexford Science & Technology and design firm Vision 3 Architects, Shawmut reimagined the …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Breaks Ground on the Emblem 125 Mixed-Use Project in Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI — Shawmut Design and Construction, a construction management firm, has broken ground on the Emblem 125 project located in Providence, Rhode Island. The project is one of the largest mixed-use buildings to break ground in the I-195 Redevelopment District.

In partnership with developer Exeter Property Group and …

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R.M. Piper Inc. Replaces Deteriorating Conway Bridge in Tight Work Space

Multi phases, limited work space and copious traffic complicate efforts of R.M. Piper Inc. crews as they replace a deteriorating 65-year-old bridge in Conway, New Hampshire.

“This has been one of our more demanding projects,” said John Bousquet, Project Manager and Vice President of the Plymouth, New Hampshire, company. …

HBI's Historic Fowler Clark Epstein Farm Wins Preservation Award

BOSTON, MA — The Fowler Clark Epstein Farm, the oldest farm still in existence in Boston, restored and revived by Historic Boston Inc. 2017, is a winner of The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2020 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Award, recognizing one of the best preservation projects in …

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Stantec, with Northeastern University, Supports City of Somerville in Early COVID-19 Detection

SOMERVILLE, MA — Global design firm Stantec has partnered with Northeastern University and the City of Somerville, located two miles north of Boston, on a neighborhood-level COVID-19 wastewater testing program focused on early detection and intervention. The program provides city officials with a more real-time understanding of COVID-19 infection trends …

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Equipment East Adds New Location in Brockton

BROCKTON, MA — Equipment East, LLC, recently opened its third location at 196 Manley Street in Brockton, Massachusetts. The company is an authorized dealership for Doosan construction equipment, parts, and service.

Despite the COVID-19 health pandemic and economic uncertainty, Owner Giovanni Albanese proceeded with adding a third location. The …

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Nauset Completes 907 Main Boutique Hotel in Central Square

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Nauset Construction recently completed the transformation of the historic 1870 Whitney, Lucretia, and Henry Building into a 67-key boutique luxury hotel located in Central Square in Cambridge. 907 Main developers Sean Casey, LLC and Hay Creek Hotels hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its opening with …

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ACEC/MA Announces Woodard & Curran as Bronze Winner in Engineering Excellence

QUINCY, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) names Woodard & Curran as a winner of their 2020 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award for their work on the Town Brook relocation in Quincy, Massachusetts.

The 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards were recently announced and will be celebrated at …

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Matching Tools to Conditions Keeps Woodstock Pavements Healthy

The town of Woodstock, nestled in the often-called “Quiet Corner” of northeastern Connecticut, is bustling with construction activity as it undergoes a late summer/fall asphalt pavement program.

More than a half-dozen contractors are sealing, grinding, spraying, paving, and generally changing the look of more than 235,000 square yards of asphalt …

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Skanska Tops Out at Brookline High School

Construction and development firm Skanska announces that it has reached a significant milestone at Brookline High School with the steel topping out, effectively marking the project’s structural completion. The construction team has worked throughout the pandemic to make significant progress and is scheduled for completion in November 2021.

“Today marks …

Rhode Island DOT and Congressional Delegation Celebrate Completion of Old Tower Hill Road Project

WAKEFIELD, RI — Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Congressman Jim Langevin, Congressman David Cicilline, and other state and local leaders gathered on Old Tower Hill Road in the South Kingstown village of Wakefield for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the …

VHB Provides Environmental Permitting and Airfield Design at T.F. Green Airport

WARWICK, RI — A project 16 years in the making began when the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) received funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a slate of 11 safety and efficiency projects at T.F. Green, the largest of six airports owned and operated by RIAC throughout the …

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Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Celebrate Completion of Accelerated Green Line C and E Branch Work

BOSTON, MA — Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) General Manager Steve Poftak, and others celebrated the completion of accelerated work on the Green Line C and E Branches this summer with a tour of …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Completes Milestone in Herb Chambers Jaguar Land Rover Project

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a construction management firm, celebrated a milestone in its Herb Chambers Jaguar Land Rover project, which is expected to open April 2021. The project team safely and successfully installed some of the largest single span glass panels in the city of Boston …

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JM Coull Completes Design-Build Construction of Primetals Technologies’ New Manufacturing Facility

MAYNARD, MA — JM Coull (JMC) has completed the design-build construction of Primetals Technologies’ new 183,000-square-foot $30-million manufacturing and office facility. Located in the South Sutton, Massachusetts, Industrial Park site along and visible to Route 146, the building is a modern and spacious facility that houses the company’s manufacturing, engineering, …

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Somerville's 101 South Street at Boynton Yards Reaches Topping-Off Milestone

SOMERVILLE, MA — DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners (DLJ RECP), Leggat McCall Properties (LMP) and Shawmut Design and Construction commemorated the final steel addition atop 101 South Street — Somerville’s first life sciences building. The nine-story, 290,000-square-foot, Class-A mixed-use facility will provide lab space geared toward emerging life science companies. …

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Two Historic Bay State Towns Utilize Newest Road Seal

Two of Massachusetts’ oldest towns are employing a new, fundamentally different pavement preservation treatment. Settled around 1640, the historic towns of Lexington and Milton, famous for waging the first battle of the American Revolutionary War, and drawing up the Suffolk Resolves archetype of the Declaration of Independence, respectively, have added …

Connecticut DOT Wins Historic Preservation Award for Merritt Parkway Bridge Project

GREENWICH, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has won a historic preservation award from Preservation Connecticut for its work in rehabilitating the 1940-era Lake Avenue bridge over the Merritt Parkway in Greenwich.

“An award of this nature illustrates and underscores the DOT’s commitment to historic preservation, as well …

Governor Lamont Commemorates 100th Anniversary of New Haven Union Station

NEW HAVEN, CT — Governor Ned Lamont joined federal, state, and local leaders at a ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opening of Union Station in New Haven, during which his administration signed a letter of intent with the City of New Haven establishing a new partnership agreement designed …

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Rhode Island DOT and Congressional Delegation Kickoff Route 146 Project

SMITHFIELD, RI — Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Congressman David Cicilline, and other state and local leaders recently gathered on the side of Route 146 in North Smithfield to highlight the improvements to …

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Nauset Construction Breaks Ground on East Boston Mixed-Use Development

BOSTON, MA — Nauset Construction has begun construction on ebo condominiums, a mixed-use development that will deliver 49 condominium units and 3,630 square feet of ground-floor retail space for Woburn-based developer Joseph Nogueira, Principal of Charter Development. Located in a diverse residential neighborhood in one of the region’s …

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Finegold Alexander Architects Completes VITA, a Mixed-Use Residential Building in Jamaica Plain

JAMAICA PLAIN, MA — Finegold Alexander Architects and Back Bay Development Group announce the completion of a new mixed-use residential building, VITA. The contemporary condominiums are located in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. The $28-million project was completed with construction manager Dellbrook | JKS.

VITA is located on a corner of …

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Connecticut DOT Community Connectivity Project is Regional Winner and National Finalist

NEWINGTON, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation’s (CTDOT) Community Connectivity Program — designed to look for opportunities to improve connections for biking, walking, and public transit in community centers — has won the top regional prize for Quality of Life/Community Development in a competition sponsored by the Northeast …

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Empire Paving Inc. Jacks Flood Control Culvert Under Amtrak in Meriden

The construction of a new culvert to help alleviate chronic flooding in downtown Meriden, Connecticut, involves the installation of twin large-diameter pipe only a few feet beneath live Amtrak railroad tracks.

Empire Paving Inc. (EPI) of North Haven, Connecticut, has a $2.9 million contract with the City to build the …

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New Improvements to Silver Line in Chinatown and Downtown Boston Completed

BOSTON, MA — Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Transportation Department, and in partnership with the MBTA, announce the completion of bus improvements on Washington Street in Chinatown and Downtown Boston. The project includes exclusive bus lanes on Washington and Essex Streets, a separated bike lane from Stuart …

Massachusetts DOT Announces $1.3M in Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards

BOSTON, MA — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announces the award of more than $1.3 million for the fourth round of funding in the Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces program. The program, which was launched on June 10, provides technical and funding assistance to help Massachusetts cities and …

USDOT Announces $851.15M Loan for the Train Control Implementation and Rehabilitation Project in New England

BOSTON, MA — U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau provided an $851.15-million loan under the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) Program to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) for the Train Control Implementation and Rehabilitation Project in New …

Rhode Island DOT and Congressional Delegation Break Ground for Providence Viaduct Northbound Project

PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Congressman David Cicilline, and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza recently broke ground to mark the start of construction on the $265-million Providence Viaduct Northbound Project.

This …

Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Receives $6.7M Grant for Electric Bus Facility Upgrades

STAMFORD, CT — Governor Ned Lamont, together with Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Chris Murphy, and Congressman Jim Himes, announce the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has been awarded a $6.7-million federal grant to modernize the CTtransit bus facility in Stamford by providing accommodations for battery electric buses, which will soon …

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Chao Announces Over $273M in Grants to 184 Airports in 41 States, Six Territories

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announces that the Trump Administration will award more than $273 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 41 states and the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall …

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BOND Building Construction Breaks Ground on New Maria Weston Chapman Middle School

BOSTON, MA — BOND Building Construction, Inc. (BOND Building), a full-service construction management and general contracting firm, has broken ground on the new Maria Weston Chapman Middle School in Weymouth, Massachusetts. This project is set to be completed in July of 2022 and promises to usher students into a modern …

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City of Boston, Shawmut Design and Construction Break Ground on Boston City Hall Plaza Renovation

BOSTON, MA — The City of Boston and Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, broke ground on a transformational renovation to Boston City Hall Plaza. Beginning with phase one, the project will deliver updated civic spaces and programming capabilities, as well as add infrastructure to the …

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JM Coull Earns National Excellence in Construction Award from ABC

MAYNARD, MA — JM Coull (JMC) has been recognized by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) with its recent national Excellence in Construction Award. The firm obtained a Pyramid Award in the pre-engineered building category for the Collings Foundation’s American Heritage Museum, located in Hudson, Massachusetts. Earlier this year, JMC …

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Shawmut Celebrates Topping-Off of Brown University’s Wellness Center and Residence Hall

PROVIDENCE, RI — Shawmut Design and Construction, a construction management firm, celebrated a virtual topping-off ceremony of Brown University’s under-construction wellness center and residence hall in Providence, which is expected to be open in time for the university’s fall 2021 semester.

Shawmut, in partnership with William Rawn Associates, …

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A.L. St. Onge Replaces Post-Flood Gilead Brook Bridge

One of Vermont’s oldest bridges is being replaced after comprehensive engineering studies concluded it could not be repaired and brought up to today’s standards. Built in 1928 during the presidential term of Vermont-native Calvin Coolidge, the historic structure carries VT 12 over Gilead Brook in Bethel. The contractor, A.L. St. …

CII and MIMOSA Join Forces to Move Interoperability Forward for Capital Projects

AUSTIN, TX — CII and MIMOSA announce their collaboration to adopt and progress the standards for an open, vendor neutral digital ecosystem supporting data and systems interoperability in capital projects, operations, and maintenance enabling digital transformation of the full asset lifecycle.

The MOU establishes the basis for a CII/MIMOSA Joint …

Rhode Island DOT Completes Gano Street Realignment Project

PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. recently gathered with local and state leaders to celebrate the completion of the Gano Street Realignment Project in Providence. RIDOT substantially completed the $3.2-million project late last year, eight months ahead of schedule and on budget. The …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Accelerates Completion of New Southcoast Health ICU in Response to COVID-19

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces the completion of Southcoast Health’s $14-million intensive care unit at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, Massachusetts. As part of the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, Shawmut accelerated the project by a month to allow …

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Finegold Alexander Architects Opens Lowell Justice Center to the Public

LOWELL, MA — Finegold Alexander Architects announces that The Lowell Justice Center, a new $146-million courthouse facility located in Lowell, Massachusetts, is complete and recently became operational. The 265,000-square-foot facility now houses the operations of the Superior, District, Housing, Juvenile and Probate, and Family Courts. It also contains office space …

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Nashua Projects Help Strengthen New Hampshire Electric System

New Hampshire’s largest electric utility is upgrading two aging facilities in Nashua as part of a 10-year, $1 billion investment to improve the state’s electric distribution system.

Eversource Energy’s latest projects in the Granite State’s second largest city (population 90,000) involve renovating the company’s Work Center on Amherst Street, (AWC), …

New 6-10 Huntington Viaduct Opens to Traffic

PROVIDENCE, RI — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) recently shifted traffic onto the newly constructed portion of the 6-10 Interchange Huntington Avenue Viaduct (Bridge 504) in Providence, the bridge that has been the poster child for RhodeWorks. With this new pattern, traffic that is currently travelling on Route …

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Kaplan Construction Recognized with Two National Excellence in Construction Awards from ABC

BOSTON, MA — Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announces that the company has been recognized by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) with two national Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards for its work on renovating the Revolution …

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Gilbane Building Company Re-Occupies Newton Pavilion for Temporary Quarantine of Homeless During COVID-19 Pandemic

BOSTON, MA — The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Boston Studio (SLAM) and Gilbane Building Company (Gilbane), in partnership with the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance (DCAMM), Boston Medical Center (BMC), Boston Healthcare for the Homeless, and the Department of Public Health, led the technical planning, design, and construction …

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New W.L. French Headquarters Showcases Pre-Engineered Design

One of New England’s oldest building construction companies recently completed a brand new headquarters in Billerica, Massachusetts, for one of the region’s largest earthmoving companies. Beverly, Massachusetts-based Connolly Brothers, a family-owned general contractor established in 1880, designed and built the 60,000-square-foot state-of-the art facility for W. L. French, …

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Margulies Perruzzi Expands and Revitalizes Medical Office Building in Boston

BOSTON, MA — DWS Group, an asset manager, announces the completion of the expansion and renovation of 50, 60, and 62 Staniford Street. The Staniford complex, located in Boston’s West End neighborhood, features a 10-story medical office tower and a new two-story building for future medical office/retail users. The property …

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Chrisco Discusses the Future of Boston’s Fort Point and Seaport Neighborhoods

BOSTON, MA — Sasaki Principal Zachary Chrisco, PE is currently leading two Sasaki teams working with the Fort Point Channel neighborhood and the Boston Children Museum. These projects aim to activate the waterfront as a vibrant, resilient community amenity for all. Chrisco recently spoke on a panel hosted by Bisnow, …

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Shawmut Completes Major Renovation to 33 Arch Street in Downtown Boston

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, completed major renovations to 33 Arch Street, a Class-A office tower in Downtown Boston. CBRE, the building’s managing agent, commissioned the renovations, which comprised of an 8,000-square-foot interior and exterior overhaul.

Shawmut, in partnership with CBRE …

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Griffin Electric Completes Cleanroom Project for Thermo Fisher Scientific

HOLLISTON, MA — Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric), an electrical subcontractor throughout New England and the Southeast, has completed the electrical installation work at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.’s new cleanroom facility in Lexington, Massachusetts.

The 50,000-square-foot facility was renovated to accommodate the development, testing and manufacture of viral …

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JM Coull Earns Excellence in Construction Award from ABC MA

MAYNARD, MA — JM Coull (JMC) has been recognized by the Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC MA) with its recent Excellence in Construction Award. The firm obtained an Eagle Award, its 10th overall, for the Collings Foundation’s American Heritage Museum. The museum, located in Hudson, Massachusetts, was …

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Connolly Brothers Completes Headquarters for W. L. French

BEVERLY, MA — Connolly Brothers Inc., a general contractor and construction management firm, announces it has completed a new 60,000-square-foot corporate office and maintenance facility for W. L. French Excavating Corp. in Billerica, Massachusetts.

The 48,000-square-foot maintenance facility includes 10 drive-through maintenance bays, three high equipment bays with five-ton …

MaineDOT Begins Bridge Work Along I-95 in Hampden

HAMPDEN, ME — The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) will be replacing eight bridges and rehabilitating a ninth bridge on a four-mile-long stretch of I-95 in Hampden. These bridges are almost 60 years old and are approaching the end of their useful lives. This project will affect traffic on both …

Governor Lamont Announces Federal Grant for New Windsor Locks Train Station

HARTFORD, CT — Governor Ned Lamont announces that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has received a $17.4-million grant from the Federal Railroad Administration for construction and other improvements at a new $64.9-million Hartford Line railroad station in Windsor Locks.

The new station will be about a mile north of …

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Permit Filed for High-Rise Tower to Replace Parking Garage on Boston's Waterfront

BOSTON, MA — Developers recently unveiled design proposals for The Pinnacle at Central Wharf, a 42-story skyscraper that would replace a parking garage on the Boston waterfront. The Chiofaro Company filed plans with the Boston Planning & Development Agency for a $1-billion mixed-use tower near the New England Aquarium, kicking …

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Harvard University Hosts Public Panel, Updating on Planning, Design and Development in Allston

BOSTON, MA — Harvard University recently held a public panel discussion inviting the Harvard and Allston communities, the Boston design community and the broader public to learn about the context and next steps for planning, urban design and development underway on the institution’s Allston campus.

The conversation began with remarks …

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Groundbreaking for 212 Stuart Street Residential Tower in Boston Announced

BOSTON, MA — Höweler + Yoon and Sasaki announce the groundbreaking for the 212 Stuart Street residential tower located in the historic Bay Village neighborhood in downtown Boston.

The $126-million project was carried through the permitting process by Boston-based Transom Real Estate and is currently being developed by Greystar Real …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Breaks Ground on Renovation to The Governor’s Academy Student Center

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces the renovation of the Peter Marshall French Student Center at The Governor’s Academy in Byfield, Massachusetts. The official groundbreaking was recently held and completion is scheduled for September 2020. The renovation and expansion will enhance the …

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Baker-Polito Administration Files for $200M in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funding

BOSTON, MA — The Baker-Polito Administration today filed “An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges,” which seeks $200 million in Chapter 90 funds to support local transportation infrastructure projects in all 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito made the announcement at the Massachusetts Municipal …

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Fuss & O’Neill Wins ACEC CT 2020 Engineering Excellence Award for Beehive Bridge

NEW BRITAIN, CT — Civil engineering firm Fuss & O’Neill and the City of New Britain were awarded an American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut (ACEC CT) 2020 Engineering Excellence Award at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, Connecticut, for their joint effort on the completion of the Beehive …

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Tighe & Bond Named Grand Award Winner for ACEC/CT Engineering Excellence Awards

NEW HAVEN, CT — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut (ACEC/CT) named Tighe & Bond the Grand Award Winner during their recent 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards ceremony. Tighe & Bond received the award for their response to one of the largest and most critical emergency projects for South …

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Erland Construction Receives Bronze Award by the Design-Build Institute of America New England Region

ANDOVER, MA — Erland Construction was recently honored with a Bronze Award for Building Construction by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) New England Region, for its work on the new amenities building within the New England Business Center (NEBC) office park in Andover, Massachusetts. The NEBC is home to …

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MaineDOT Releases New Three-Year Work Plan

AUGUSTA, ME — The Maine Department of Transportation has released the 2020 Edition of its Three-Year Work Plan. This Work Plan includes all capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations activities, planning initiatives and administrative functions for calendar years 2020, 2021 and 2022. It includes 2,051 individual work items with …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Completes $25M Community Servings Food Campus

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces the completion of its work on Community Servings new 31,000-square-foot Food Campus. The updated facility, located at its longtime home in Jamaica Plain, allows the nonprofit to triple production of nutritious, medically tailored meals, double the …

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Skanska Builds Health and Human Services Building at University in New Haven, Connecticut

NEW HAVEN, CT — Skanska has signed a contract with the state of Connecticut to build a new Southern Connecticut State University health and human services building in New Haven, Connecticut. The contract is worth $48 million, which will be included in the United States order bookings for the fourth …

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ABC of New Hampshire/Vermont Recognizes Sarah Mildred Long Bridge Project

PORTSMOUTH, NH — Cianbro recently received three awards from the New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors for the completed Sarah Mildred Long Bridge project. Kaven Philbrook and Mike Franck accepted these awards on behalf of Cianbro at the annual Excellence in Construction Awards Ceremony.

This event recognizes top …

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YWCA Central Massachusetts Begins Construction on Historic, $24-Million Building Renovation

WORCESTER, MA — YWCA Central Massachusetts announces the start of construction on the $24-million, renovation of their downtown, Salem Square location. As a women’s organization in Central Massachusetts, YWCA remains focused on its mission of eliminating racism and empowering women throughout the construction process.

In an unprecedented move, YWCA, in …

Transportation and Climate Initiative Agreement to Deliver Northeast at Least $1.4B in Transit System Investment

BOSTON, MA — Massachusetts and 11 other states across the Northeast and the District of Columbia announce that the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) draft agreement would generate $1.4 billion to $7 billion per year regionally for transportation-related investments and about $500 million per year in Massachusetts to enhance transit …

Gilbane Building Company Completes Construction of TD Garden Renovation and Expansion Project

BOSTON, MA — Gilbane Building Company recently provided construction management at-risk services for the 157,000-square-foot renovation and expansion project at Boston’s TD Garden. This high-end fit-out of existing space, as well as 50,000 square feet of expansion space, encompassed work on nearly all nine levels of the facility.

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Gilbane Building Company Awarded Elbridge Gerry Elementary School Project

MARBLEHEAD, MA — Gilbane Building Company, a builder of K-12 education facilities in the Commonwealth, has been selected as construction manager at-risk for the new 82,000-square-foot Elbridge Gerry Elementary School in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

The new facility will accommodate approximately 450 students in grades kindergarten through third and will consolidate …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for First Building at Boynton Yards

SOMERVILLE, MA — DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners (DLJ RECP), Leggat McCall Properties (LMP), Shawmut Design and Construction and SGA were joined by Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone, City Councilor J.T. Scott, neighbors and community members to celebrate the official groundbreaking on 101 South Street in the Boynton Yards neighborhood of …

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Erland Construction Completes New Addition to Heilind Electronics Headquarters

WILMINGTON, MA — Following a design/build approach to construction, Erland Construction teamed up with ahp Architects to complete a 60,000-square-foot addition and 30,000-square-foot warehouse renovation to the Heilind Electronics headquarters in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

To accommodate for Heilind’s growing workforce, this new, two-story addition creates an environment that better serves employees …

WSP and HOK’s Hartford Capital Gateway Plan Promotes Transit-Oriented Development

HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) and the City of Hartford collaborated with WSP USA and HOK to develop the Capital Gateway Concept Plan for areas that will be impacted by the comprehensive Interstate 84 (I-84) Hartford Project.

The I-84 project is an infrastructure initiative to address …

Rhode Island DOT Celebrates Early Completion of Oxford Street Bridge Replacement

PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. joined with state and local officials to mark the early completion of the Oxford Street Bridge, which carries one of the busiest sections of I-95 in Providence. Using accelerated bridge construction methods, RIDOT competed this $10.8-million …

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Connolly Brothers Tapped to Construct MarketPlace Building for Cardinal Cushing Centers

BEVERLY, MA — Connolly Brothers Inc., a general contractor and construction management firm based in Beverly, Massachusetts, is working with Cardinal Cushing Centers, Inc. on the construction of a new 20,000-square-foot MarketPlace Building in Hanover that will house the Cushing café, thrift store and gift shop, along with training …

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Acella Construction Holds Groundbreaking on Addition to Pelham House Resort in Dennis Port

DENNIS PORT, MA — Acella Construction Corporation, a construction management firm throughout greater Boston, announces groundbreaking on an oceanfront meeting and wedding venue and rooftop bar at the Pelham House Resort in Dennis Port, Massachusetts.

The two-story steel-framed structure will be home to an oceanside event venue, complete with …

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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at Minuteman Regional Vocational High School

LEXINGTON, MA — Officials from Minuteman High School and the state of Massachusetts joined representatives from Gilbane Building Company, Kaestle Boos Architects, teachers and students to celebrate the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Minuteman Regional Vocational High School.

Completed a year ahead of schedule, the two-story, …

Shawmut Design and Construction to Transform Historic Abbot Buildings in Harvard Square

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces its work on The Abbot Buildings in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Located in the heart of Harvard Square, the rehabilitation includes the restoration of two existing buildings and the construction of a new infill building to create 60,000 …

U.S. Transportation Secretary Celebrates Groundbreaking of John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

CAMBRIDGE, MA — U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently celebrated the official groundbreaking of the new U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) John A. Volpe Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Secretary Chao was joined by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Chief …

Governor Lamont Presents CT2030 Transportation Plan

NEWINGTON, CT — With six of the worst traffic bottlenecks in the country and 65 percent of its highways more than three decades old with 12 percent of its bridges rated in poor condition, virtually anyone who regularly uses Connecticut’s transportation system agrees that the state needs to make targeted …

Rhode Island DOT Completes Work on Horton Farm Bridge in East Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti Jr. recently joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, East Providence Mayor Roberto DaSilva and other state and local officials to celebrate the early completion of the Horton Farm Bridge in East Providence. The project to replace this …

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Announces $900M Historic Investment in American Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces that the Trump Administration will invest $900 million in American infrastructure through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. The funding has been awarded to 55 projects in 35 states.

“The administration is targeting BUILD Transportation …

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University of Massachusetts Amherst To Unveil All-New Worcester Commons

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction is completing the new Worcester Commons at University of Massachusetts Amherst — a $53-million ground-up complex scheduled for completion in fall 2020 that will create an all-new hub to enhance student life while highlighting the university’s dining services.

Shawmut, in partnership with design …

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Rhode Island School of Design Opens First Newly Constructed Residence Hall in 34 Years

PROVIDENCE, RI — Shawmut Design and Construction has completed Rhode Island School of Design’s (RISD) North Hall, the college’s first newly constructed residential facility to open in 34 years. The first cross-laminated timber (CLT)-steel hybrid residence hall in New England, the $25-million project is a model for reducing energy use …

Shawmut Design and Construction Unveils New Billerica Memorial High School

BILLERICA, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces the opening of Billerica Memorial High School, a modern academic center designed to educate its students in an innovative, healthy and flexible environment. In collaboration with the Massachusetts School Building Authority, the town of Billerica, design …

Shawmut Design and Construction Continues Work on Hildreth Elementary School

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces details of the Hildreth Elementary School project in Harvard, Massachusetts. Scheduled for completion in spring 2021, the new school will span 85,200 square feet and accommodate 445 students in grades PK-5, creating a modern, 21st century …

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Nauset Completes Renovations to Nubar, Harvard Square Hotel and Restaurant

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Nauset Construction has completed renovations to Nubar, the restaurant and lounge set in the Sheraton Commander Hotel in the heart of Harvard Square. This neighborhood gathering space was redesigned to expand its private dining capabilities and modernize its look while retaining its revolutionary-era ambience. The renovation was …

Connecticut DOT Works on Resurfacing, Bridge Rehabilitation, Safety Improvement Project on Route 8

NEWINGTON, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Office of Engineering is implementing a resurfacing, bridge rehabilitation and safety improvement project on Route 8 in Shelton, Derby, Ansonia and Seymour. The project begins at the Platt Road overpass in Shelton and ends at the North Main Street overpass in …

Rhode Island DOT Completes Latest Resurfacing Project for Route 6

PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. gathered with local and state leaders to celebrate the completion of resurfacing on another segment of deteriorated Route 6 in western Rhode Island. This latest segment, about 3.5 miles from Route 101 to Route 102 in Scituate, …

Rhode Island DOT Begins Project to Replace the Hawkins Street Bridge in Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announces the start of a project to replace the City of Providence-owned Hawkins Street Bridge, which carries Hawkins Street over the West River, between Branch Avenue and Corliss Park, in Providence.

The initial phase of the project involves minor tree …

USDOT Announces $157M in Infrastructure Grants to 34 Airports

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) will award $157 million in airport infrastructure grants to 34 airports in 19 states, plus the U.S. Virgin Islands. This is the sixth allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Federal Aviation …

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Kaplan Construction Begins Work at Boston University

BOSTON, MA — Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announces it has started work on two projects for Boston University (BU). The company is providing construction management services at the BU Children’s Center and the Case Athletic Center. …

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TRIA Selected to Design Ironwood Pharmaceuticals’ Downtown Boston Headquarters

BOSTON, MA — TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on designing spaces for science, technology and corporate clients, announces that it is designing a new headquarters in downtown Boston for Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a gastrointestinal (GI)-focused healthcare company. TRIA was selected to provide space planning and corporate …

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Lauring Construction Commences Work on Health Sciences Building at Assumption College

WORCESTER, MA — Lauring Construction, a third-generation general contracting and construction management firm, announces the start of construction on the 41,000-square-foot Health Sciences Building at Assumption College. A groundbreaking was recently held, and construction will be completed for the fall 2020 semester.

A private, Roman Catholic, liberal arts college …

Shawmut Design and Construction Completes Renovation to Brown University’s 164 Angell Street

PROVIDENCE, RI — Shawmut Design and Construction, a construction management firm, completed renovations at 164 Angell Street, a Brown University building in Providence, Rhode Island, formerly known as the Brown Office Building.

In partnership with Architecture Research Office, the project included a gut renovation of the second, third and …

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Two NEI General Contracting Projects Recognized by the Massachusetts Historical Commission

BOSTON, MA — NEI General Contracting, a general contractor and construction management firm, announces that two of its projects have been recognized by the Massachusetts Historical Commission’s (MHC) 41st annual Preservation Awards, including the Paul & Niki Tsongas Award, the Robert H. Kuehn Award and a People’s Choice Award. …

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Pickard Chilton to Design 325 Main, Google’s New Cambridge Headquarters

.CAMBRIDGE, MA — Pickard Chilton, an architecture studio best known for its design of corporate headquarters and campuses, has been selected by developer Boston Properties to design a 16-story, 417,000-gross-square-foot office tower at 325 Main Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Pickard Chilton’s latest project will serve as Google’s new Cambridge …

Revolution Hotel Wins Three Preservation Awards from the Massachusetts Historical Commission

BOSTON, MA — Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm, announces that the renovation of the Revolution Hotel in Boston has been recognized as a winner in the Adaptive Reuse category in the Massachusetts Historical Commission’s (MHC) 41st annual Preservation Awards. In addition, the project was …

Shawmut Design and Construction Hosts Topping-Off Ceremony for The Shed at Cambridge Crossing

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, recently hosted a topping-off ceremony for The Shed at DivcoWest’s Cambridge Crossing. The 43-acre, 4.5 million-square-foot mixed-use development will consist of 11 acres of open and green space, 2.1 million square feet of science and technology space, …

Two Universal Window Projects Earn Boston Preservation Alliance Awards

MARLBOROUGH, MA — Universal Window and Door, a manufacturer of custom window solutions for historic restoration and commercial construction projects, provided the historic replica windows for a pair of projects that were recently honored by the Boston Preservation Alliance, the nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting, promoting and preserving Boston’s …

FRA Announces More Than $326M in Grants to Support Railroad Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announces the recipients of more than $326 million in grant funds under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program and the Special Transportation Circumstances Program, for a variety of state and local railroad infrastructure projects. …

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Lauring Construction to Renovate Residence Hall, Dining Hall for Nichols College

WORCESTER, MA — Lauring Construction, a general contracting and construction management firm, announces it is performing work at Nichols College, a private business school in Dudley, Massachusetts, to renovate Shamie Residence Hall and Lombard Dining Hall. Lauring has worked with Nichols since 2006 and completed over 20 projects on …

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New Beverly Middle School Wins CMAA New England Chapter 2019 Project Achievement Award

BOSTON, MA — Beverly Middle School, a project managed by CBRE|Heery, was recently awarded the 2019 CMAA New England Project Achievement Award at the chapter’s annual Project Achievement Award Luncheon. Project team members of CBRE|Heery’s Boston office were joined by representatives from Ai3 Architects and Bacon Agostini (Builder) to …

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New Outpatient Clinical Center Designed by JACA Architects Opens in Needham

NEEDHAM, MA — JACA Architects, a healthcare-exclusive architectural firm in New England, announces the opening of one its latest major design projects — the Beth Israel Deaconess (BID)-Needham Outpatient Clinical Center.
JACA Architects was selected by BID Hospital of Needham, Massachusetts, in December 2017 to design the 37,000-square-foot new …

Middlesex Savings Bank Unveils Newly Renovated Concord Branch

BOSTON, MA — Middlesex Savings Bank, a mutual bank in Massachusetts with more than $4.8 billion in assets, and Margulies Perruzzi (MP), an architectural and interior design firm, announce the re-opening of the Bank’s newly renovated branch in Concord, Massachusetts. Located in the town’s historic district, the Concord branch renovation …

HNTB Expands New England Presence with Office in New Hampshire

CONCORD, NH — A commitment to client service and regional growth opportunities led HNTB to establish a new office in Concord, New Hampshire. Professionals provide multidisciplinary transportation infrastructure services, including highway and bridge design, bridge inspection, tolling services, program management, construction management, disaster recovery and resiliency, transportation planning, design-build delivery …

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Ten US and Five Canadian Projects Receive Copper Architecture Award

MCLEAN, VA — From a new copper clad university building seeking LEED accreditation to a restored 100-year-old copper roof,  15 unique buildings from the United States and Canada recently earned a spot among the 2019 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) award-winners.
The NACIA awards program, organized by the Copper …

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Kaplan Construction Announces Completion of Congregation Kehillath Israel in Brookline

BOSTON, MA — Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm, announces the completion of the addition, restoration and renovation of the historic Congregation Kehillath Israel (KI) in Brookline, Massachusetts. Congregation KI began as a small collective in 1911 and was granted a Charter by the Commonwealth …

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NEI General Contracting Wraps Up Walker Park Apartments

BOSTON, MA — NEI General Contracting, a general contractor and construction management firm, announces the completion of Walker Park Apartments in the Egleston Square neighborhood of Boston for Urban Edge, a leader in the community development field. This is NEI’s sixth project for Urban Edge and creates 49 …

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Shawmut Hosts Topping Off Ceremony for Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a construction management firm, recently hosted a topping off and beam signing ceremony on a 41,900-square-foot expansion and 53,100-square-foot renovation of Boston University’s (BU) Goldman School of Dental Medicine in Boston. The event featured remarks from Kevin Sullivan, Vice President of …

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TRIA to Design New Dementia Discovery Center for Eisai Inc.

BOSTON, MA — TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on designing spaces for science, technology and corporate clients, announces that it has been selected by Eisai Inc., the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., to design its Center for Genetics Guided Dementia Discovery, a new …

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O&G Industries Completes VTD Bus Maintenance Facility

DERBY, CT — O&G Industries’ Building Group recently completed the construction of the Valley Transit District (VTD) Bus Maintenance and Storage Facility in Derby, Connecticut.
O&G was the general contractor for the project, which included improvements to the existing facility in Derby.  As a part of the project, a …

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Nauset Set to Begin Construction on New Headquarters for Workers Credit Union

LITTLETON, MA — Demolition is nearly complete and construction will soon be underway for the new headquarters of Workers Credit Union (WCU), which serves over 100,000 members at its 15 locations throughout Central Massachusetts. Following the select demolition of the existing 44,000-square-foot structure, Nauset Construction will begin the renovation of …

DPS Group, TRIA Project Wins ISPE Facility of the Future Category Award

BOSTON, MA — DPS Group, a global consulting, engineering, procurement, construction management and validation firm, and design affiliate TRIA, an architecture firm with a focus on science and technology organizations, announce that their design of a new clinical development manufacturing facility for Moderna has won the ISPE 2019 …

USDOT Announces $705.7M in Emergency Relief for Road and Bridge Repairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announces more than $705.7 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help 34 states, as well as American Samoa, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, make repairs to roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and …