The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has broken ground on a 10-storey ‘living-learning’ building near Harrison and Morgan streets in Chicago, Illinois to provide residential and academic spaces for students.
Wagman Heavy Civil has won a $101.6m design-build contract for I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project in Stafford County in Virginia, US.
FCC Environmental Services, the American subsidiary of the FCC Group, has won a $250m contract from the Houston City Council to design, finance, build and operate a plant to sort, recover and market the city’s recyclable materials for 15 years, extendable up to 20 years.
Developers of the La Central project in South Bronx, US, have secured funding of $335m for two buildings in the affordable-housing project.
Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) has received approval from the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) to build the Mark Twain Transmission Project in northeast Missouri.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) broke ground on $860m Phase 2 of the expansion project of Las Vegas Convention Center District (LVCCD) in southern Nevada, US.
A joint venture of Turner Construction Company and Flatiron Construction Corporation, both subsidiaries of construction services provider Hochtief, has been chosen by the City and County of Denver to lead a $700m expansion of Denver International Airport in the US.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has announced a $250m construction loan for Phase I at Bulfinch Crossing, a 46-storey luxury residential tower with 368 rental units and 55 condominium units at 100 Sudbury Street in Boston, US.
The Howard Hughes has unveiled its plans for ‘A’ali’i, a new residential tower to be built at Ward Village in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Jacobs Engineering Group has received an EPCM contract from Pfizer for a new gene therapy manufacturing facility at the latter’s manufacturing site in Sanford, North Carolina.
US-based infrastructure firm AECOM has announced the opening of the $470m Sobrato Pavilion building on the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) campus in San Jose, California.
Dollar General Corporation has announced plans to build a second distribution centre in Gregg County, Texas.
UK-based infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, in a joint venture with Fluor Corporation, The Middlesex Corp and Herzog Contracting Corp, has been awarded a $1.08bn (£807m) Green Line Extension design and build contract by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), US.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have announced commitments to fund 100% of their share of the Gateway Hudson Tunnel Project.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new building of the Tennessee State Library and Archives on Bicentennial Mall at the intersection of Sixth Avenue N and Jefferson Street.
Shepherd School of Music of Rice University has begun work on a new $100m music building with a groundbreaking ceremony.
McLaren Health Care Corporation has unveiled its plans to build a $450m replacement hospital in south Lansing, Michigan and expand its partnership with Michigan State University (MSU).
Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise (TOGE) has started construction on the permanent, full-scale home for its Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in Arizona, US.
The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) has begun work on the $1.5bn, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair in California, US.
Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) is set to build a new megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fuelling station at the Port of Long Beach, US.