Worcester City officials and executives from the Worcester Red Sox, Gilbane-Hunt, D’Agostino Izzo Quirk Associates (DAIQ) and Skanska USA Building broke ground on Polar Park baseball stadium in Worcester, Massachusetts, US.
Clark Construction Group has been selected by San Diego State University (SDSU), US, to design and build the university’s new multi-use stadium in Mission Valley.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced the opening of the new SR 99 tunnel, a two-mile, double-deck tunnel part of replacement for Seattle’s seismically vulnerable Alaskan Way Viaduct, to traffic.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT), US, and ArenaCo, a team comprising the Oak View Group (OVG), Live Nation, C3 Presents and Matthew McConaughey, will build a modern, 10,000-seat arena on campus that will be home to Texas Men’s and Women’s basketball games, graduations, concerts and other events.
Sound Transit and Walsh Construction have broken ground on $217m, 2.4-mile Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension in Washington, US, which extends the current rail line from the Theatre District in downtown Tacoma to the Stadium District and Hilltop neighbourhoods.
American construction and real estate development company Gilbane Development has announced the launch of five new student housing projects across the country.
Kaplan Residential has broken ground on Generation Atlanta, the first development in Atlanta, Georgia, to utilise a light gauge steel panellised system called Prescient.
American real estate investment trust Macerich and Simon, which owns premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, have formed a 50:50 joint venture to create Los Angeles Premium Outlets, a modern Premium Outlet centre.
Skanska-Hunt, a joint venture between Skanska and Aecom Hunt, has been selected by OVG-Seattle and NHL Seattle as general contractor for the redevelopment of the Seattle Center Arena, US.
Ohio-based FC Cincinnati has announced principal development partners for its $200m Major League Soccer stadium in the West End neighbourhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Louisville City Football Club (LCFC) has broken ground on LouCity’s new 11,300-seat stadium, at the Butchertown stadium development site at Cabel and Adams streets.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), along with BBVA Compass and Birmingham Legion FC, has broken ground on the stadium expansion project.
National Football League (NFL) owners have voted 31-1 at the annual league meeting, approving the Raiders’ proposal to build a $1.8bn stadium in Las Vegas.
The Howard Hughes, a US-based developer, has broken ground on the Las Vegas Ballpark, a 10,000-person capacity baseball stadium that will be the future home of the Las Vegas 51s, the city’s professional baseball team, in Downtown Summerlin, US.
JE Dunn Construction has started construction on University of Minnesota’s new $108.6m Health Sciences Education Center in Minnesota, US.
A joint venture of Salini Impregilo and The Lane Construction has won a $580m contract to build the Northeast Boundary Tunnel (NEBT) project in Washington, DC.
American professional soccer club D.C. United has announced that it will break ground on its $300M soccer stadium, known as Audi Field, in Washington, DC next Monday, 27 February.
Construction work has started on Sound Transit’s Northgate light rail station, one of three stations set to open in 2021 with the completion of the Northgate Link Extension.Sound Transit has awarded the $174M contract to Absher Construction Company in August 2016. The scope of the work includes the construction of an elevated station at Northgate, a guideway and a parking garage with 450 stalls for transit users.It will also involve the construction of a transit island, located below the south end of the station platform between Northeast 100th and Northeast 103rd Streets, for convenient light rail and bus connections.According to Sound Transit, trains traveling in the 5.6km twin tunnels north to and from the University of Washington station at Husky Stadium will stop at underground stations in the U District and Roosevelt neighborhoods, exit the tunnels at First Avenue Northeast and Northeast 95th and transition to a 1.3km elevated guideway to reach the new station.Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff [speaker in the photo] said: "Within a few years this station will enable many thousands more riders each day to take advantage of fast and reliable travel through some of the most congestion-choked areas of our region."The $1.9bn Northgate Link project extends light rail 6.9km north from the University of Washington to a station next to the King County Northgate Transit Center.
The Cordish Companies and the Texas Rangers have announced the start of the construction work on the Texas Live! development phase I in Arlington, Texas.
PCL Construction Management has reached substantial completion on the new $278M football stadium project in Regina, Canada.Called the Mosaic Stadium, it marks the first landmark project of the $1bn Regina Revitalization Initiative being undertaken by the city in three phases.The facility will serve as the new home of football team Saskatchewan Roughriders and will have the built-in flexibility to host different sports and entertainment events.It will feature a translucent spectator roof and a general admission lounge on its west side. 68% of the stadium’s seats will be located in the sunken lower bowl, offering unobstructed views of the field.PCL Regina district manager Sean Hamelin said: “The talented and dedicated individuals who worked on site and in support of this project should be extremely proud of what they accomplished. “They worked collaboratively, sharing in the success and setbacks, with a common goal of creating something they can be proud of. They have achieved that goal and created a facility the City and Province can be proud of.”