|03/10/2014||Roofing Structure Replaced at Site of Crane Collapse at Brazil World Cup Stadium|
SAO PAULO -- Brazilian constructors say they have installed the giant roofing structure that collapsed after a crane failure at the stadium hosting the World Cup's opening match in three months.
|03/09/2014||PennDOT: Rapid Bridge Replacement Contract 'Bundling' Expected to Save Money|
PennDOT is betting on a team of private companies to pay the upfront cost of replacing at least 500 structurally deficient, state- owned bridges, a first-of-its-kind effort for the agency in that the large amount of work will be awarded in one contract to save time and money.
|03/10/2014||Natural Gas Industry Struggles to Keep Promises|
HOUSTON - America's plan to use more natural gas to run power plants, make chemicals, drive vehicles and heat homes may not go as smoothly as expected.
|03/10/2014||Contaminated Water Still Troubles Crippled Fukushima Nuclear Plant|
OKUMA, Japan - The radioactive water that has accumulated at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant remains the biggest problem hampering the cleanup process three years after the disaster.
|03/10/2014||Can Philadelphia's Rail Infrastructure Get Back on Track?|
March 10--THE FIRST TIME a chunk of concrete from the scarred and pockmarked 86-year-old 25th Street Bridge in South Philadelphia rained down on Ed Penna's car and cracked his windshield, he sent the repair bill to CSX Corp., the Florida-based transportation giant that owns the lengthy overpass and controls most rail freight on the East Coast.
|03/08/2014||Savannah River MOX's Standby Status Renews Community Fears About Jobs, Site's Future|
March 08--For nearly two decades, the Augusta and Aiken areas have been riding waves of uncertainty concerning Savannah River Site's mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility.
|03/10/2014||Construction Crunch Slows Japan Tsunami Rebuilding|
TANOHATA, Japan - Tens of thousands of people on Japan's northeastern coast who were left homeless in the March 2011 tsunami are shivering their way through yet another winter in cramped temporary housing, with perhaps several more to go.
|03/09/2014||BART Extension to San Jose Is Moving Right Along|
March 09--Never mind the nearly two-decade delay in opening the new span of the Bay Bridge.
|03/08/2014||Bertha's Down, But Seattle Tunnel Project Still Pushing Forward|
March 08--While tunnel machine Bertha takes a very long sabbatical, most of the Highway 99 tunnel labor force will stay busy this spring.
|03/09/2014||In Small Sandy-Hit Jersey Shore Towns, Wondering Whether to Hang On|
March 09--PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. -- If the fear was that Hurricane Sandy would level off the quirky and distinctive enclaves of the Jersey Shore, look no further than this hidden bay front of Pleasantville, a city across the water from Atlantic City better known for its tolls, crime, and unemployment office.
|03/09/2014||Recovery Isn't in Sight Three Years After Japan's Tsunami|
March 09--MINAMISANRIKU, Japan --Every day, Miyoko Chiba's husband visits the plot of land where he hopes his family will live someday.
|03/07/2014||S.C. Officials Say MOX 'Smells Like Yucca'|
March 07--Aiken County Council member Chuck Smith said news about President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal to freeze the Savannah River Site's MOX program "smells like Yucca Mountain, part two."
|03/07/2014||Texas DOT Redesigns Road to Save Ancient Oak Trees|
March 07--Four ancient oaks that survived fires and droughts but were about to be felled for a highway were spared Thursday when state officials redesigned the road.
|03/07/2014||EPA Chief Praises Bayou Restoration Project in Houston|
March 07--Buffalo Bayou runs for 53 miles, winding through Houston's sprawl before flowing in the shadows of downtown.
|03/06/2014||House Passes Bill to Block Obama Plan to Limit New Power Plant Pollution|
WASHINGTON - Aiming at the heart of President Barack Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, the Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to block the administration's plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.
|03/06/2014||Judge: Duke Energy Must Clean Up Groundwater at Ash Dumps|
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash dumps, a judge said Thursday in a ruling that came from a complaint filed before a massive spill from one of the utility's plants coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in toxic gray sludge.
|03/06/2014||Baltimore Housing Authority to Sell 22 Public Complexes to Private Developers|
March 06--Baltimore's Housing Authority is selling nearly 40 percent of its public housing to private developers under a national model designed to raise millions for upgrades and maintenance, Commissioner Paul T. Graziano said Wednesday.
|03/06/2014||Purcell-Lexington bridge repairs could be delayed after more cracks found|
March 06--State officials said Wednesday they have discovered new cracks in the U.S. 77/State Highway 29 bridge between Lexington and Purcell that will make it difficult for them the get the bridge open on schedule.
|03/05/2014||Chinese Firm Lands $1B Highway Project in Sri Lanka|
China company lands 1 bln USD highway project in Sri Lanka
|03/06/2014||Uzbekistan to Invite Japanese Firm to Develop $5.6B Synthetic Fuel Plant|
March 06--Uzbekistan plans to invite the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) to carry out a project for the production of synthetic fuel, (GTL process- gas to liquid) , in the Kashkadarya region (south of Uzbekistan), a source at Uzbekneftegaz National Holding Company (NHC) told Trend on March 5.
|03/06/2014||Federal Inspectors Will Audit Oversight of High-Speed Rail Grants|
March 06--Transportation auditors announced Wednesday that they will examine the Federal Railroad Administration's oversight of high-speed rail grants nationwide, including about $3.9 billion in stimulus and transportation funds for California's bullet-train project.
|03/06/2014||2 Big Chicago Transit Authority Projects Included in Obama Funding List|
March 06--Two high-priority CTA projects that lack money for construction -- the overhauls of the Red Line north branch and Purple Line and a planned bus rapid transit corridor along Ashland Avenue -- are on a national list of mass-transit initiatives that the Obama administration on Wednesday recommended for funding.
|03/05/2014||Charlotte Touts P3s to Fund $5B in Unmet Transportation Needs|
March 05--Faced with a growing population and $5 billion in unmet transportation needs, Charlotte officials are looking to an increasingly popular option for cash-strapped governments: partnerships with private firms willing to share the costs and profits of public projects.
|03/06/2014||Costs for Baltimore Transit Lines Rise to $5B, Even as Major Funding Is Proposed|
March 06--The estimated costs for the Red and Purple transit lines in Baltimore and suburban Washington increased in recent years, an analysis released Wednesday by the Federal Transit Administration showed.
|03/05/2014||Fort Worth's TEX Rail Plan Gets $50M in Federal Funds|
March 05--After years of delays and controversy, supporters of a proposed TEX Rail commuter line from downtown Fort Worth to Grapevine on Wednesday finally got some good news.