|06/19/2013||Bridge Worker Killed in Collapse in Mesa, Ariz.|
A construction worker was killed early Wednesday when a bridge collapsed outside Phoenix, officials said.
|06/19/2013||House GOP Seeks to Eliminate High-Speed Rail, Transportation Grants|
WASHINGTON - House Republicans are pushing to eliminate money for high-speed rail and a popular grant program for transportation projects.
|06/19/2013||Temporary Span in Place, Traffic Returns to Wash. Bridge That Collapsed|
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. - Cars and trucks are rolling again across the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, restoring the traffic flow on the main route between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.
|06/19/2013||Ill. Tollway Approves Contracts for $160M in Construction Projects|
June 19--The Illinois Tollway today tentatively approved construction contracts totaling nearly $160 million for work on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) , the proposed Elgin-O'Hare Western Access and other projects.
|06/20/2013||Obama Making Plans to Tackle Global Warming|
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is planning a major push using executive powers to tackle the pollution blamed for global warming in an effort to make good on promises he made at the start of his second term.
|06/19/2013||Philadelphia Officials: City Not Liable for Private Demo Work|
PHILADELPHIA - The city issues demolition permits, but it isn't responsible for the work done by contractors on private property, Philadelphia officials said Wednesday at the first public hearing on this month's fatal building collapse.
|06/19/2013||Frank Gehry Refines Design for Eisenhower Memorial in D.C.|
WASHINGTON - A federal commission charged with building a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower voted unanimously Wednesday to approve architect Frank Gehry's design for a park near the National Mall, allowing the project to move forward over the objections of Eisenhower's family.
|06/18/2013||Underwater Hazard Snags Coon Rapids Dam Upgrade|
June 18--A big vibrating hammer has run into an underwater obstacle while driving metal sheets deep into the Mississippi River bed to prepare for installation of new gates on the Coon Rapids Dam.
|06/18/2013||Failed Minn. Clean-Coal Project Gets Fed. Aid With Its Debts|
June 18--Excelsior Energy, the Minneapolis-based company that never delivered on its promise to produce electricity with clean-coal technology, is getting government help to clean up its debts.
|06/18/2013||U.S. Housing Starts Climb 6.8% in May|
June 18--Home builders ramped up construction in May, providing an economic boost while they sought to take advantage of an improving housing market defined by low inventory.
|06/18/2013||Bidding Process Expedited for Replacement of Collapsed I-5 Bridge|
June 18--BURLINGTON -- Bids to build a permanent fix for the Skagit River Bridge were schedued to be turned in by contractors Monday after they worked furiously for two weeks to design and plan proposals.
|06/18/2013||Cape Wind Gets $200M Investment From Danish Fund|
BOSTON -- The Cape Wind offshore wind project has secured a $200 million investment from a Danish pension fund in what the wind farm's president said Tuesday is a milestone for the long-delayed project.
|06/18/2013||Seattle Council Leaders Spurn Mayor on Ship Canal Light Rail|
June 18--Seattle City Council leaders Monday dealt Mayor Mike McGinn an election-year rebuff, saying they would not recommend funding for one of his signature issues -- studies of a light-rail crossing of the Ship Canal.
|06/18/2013||Russia State Bank Warns of Billions in Losses From Sochi Olympics Construction|
MOSCOW -- Russia's state development bank says it stands to lose billions of dollars from financing unprofitable construction projects for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
|06/17/2013||EPA Plan Caps Water Pollutants From Power Plants|
June 17--Like other coal-fired power plants, the Cardinal plant along the Ohio River has huge scrubbers and other devices to trap toxic air pollutants and stay within federal clean-air limits.
|06/17/2013||Burma To Take Foreign Tenders for "Mega City" Project|
Text of report published by Thailand newspaper Bangkok Post website on 16 June
|06/17/2013||Egypt, Ethiopian Officials Meet to Discuss Planned Nile Dam|
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The foreign ministers of Egypt and Ethiopia met in Addis Ababa on Monday in hopes of defusing tensions over a huge dam Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile River.
|06/17/2013||Chicago Flooding Prompts Calls for Water Infrastructure Improvements|
CHICAGO _ Heavy rains in April quickly swamped Chicago's underground labyrinth of sewers, forcing a stomach-churning surge of waste and runoff back into basements and flooding neighborhoods across the city.
|06/17/2013||Collapsed Deck in Fla. Restaurant May Not Have Ever Been Inspected|
June 17--A North Bay Village building official said it appears the concrete blocks covering reinforced steel supporting the deck at Shuckers' Bar & Grill had deteriorated and that much of the steel itself was corroded.
|06/17/2013||Xcel Energy Investing $1.8B in Two Minn. Nuclear Plants|
June 17--As some U.S. utilities are abandoning old nuclear power plants, Xcel Energy says it's investing $1.8 billion to extend the life of its 40-year-old Minnesota reactors.
|06/17/2013||Philly Building Collapse Spotlights Problems at City's Dept. of Licensing and Inspections|
June 17--Philadelphia officials have known for years how to require safe demolition of buildings, because they've long had stringent rules for tearing down buildings owned or acquired by the city.
|06/16/2013||San Jose Earthquakes' New Stadium Under Construction|
June 16--SAN JOSE -- There's no name yet, so let's just call it The Other Stadium.
|06/16/2013||Outer Banks Offshore Wind Farm Plan Gets Blowback|
June 16--KITTY HAWK N.C.
|06/15/2013||Contractor Incentives Not Driving Bay Bridge Opening Schedule, Says Official|
June 15--OAKLAND -- Incentive payments to a Bay Bridge contractor will not drive the targeted Labor Day opening for the new span, a Bay Area transportation agency leader reassured state lawmakers Friday.
|06/16/2013||Fracking Fuels Water Fights in Nation's Dry Spots|
SAN FRANCISCO - The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation's driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth's surface.