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Elon Musk completes construction on Las Vegas Convention Center Loop
Teslas stand ready to move 4,400 passengers per hour from one end of the campus to the other; will be autonomous by end of the year
Top 10 major upcoming Northeast construction projects
Biggest jobs are nearly all infrastructure projects which have a combined total value of $132.7 billion
Both sides inch closer as GOP offers $928 billion for infrastructure
Republicans and Democrats negotiate, demonstrating mutual commitment to investing in the nation’s transportation system
Where are the worst highway freight bottlenecks in the U.S.?
Federal Highway Administration data shows U.S. economy lost over $42 billion in 2019 due to traffic congestion and delays, highlighting the need for investment in infrastructure
Bipartisan proposal gives highway funding 34% boost
U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are working on new surface transportation reauthorization bill worth historic high of $305 billion
Buttigieg reverses Trump decision, reinstates local hiring program
State and local agencies receiving federal funds can impose local hiring preferences, such as those favoring veterans, minorities and low-income workers
ARA forecasts equipment rental recovery, pins hopes on infrastructure funding
Rental revenue expected to exceed peak totals in 2022 despite lag in nonresidential construction
California high-speed rail project could get $4.2 billion in new funding
California High-Speed Rail Authority said an average of 1,116 construction workers are working at the high-speed rail project sites per week
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says infrastructure is ‘national security issue’
Colonial Pipeline shutdown is ‘wake-up call’ to all critical infrastructure companies
Ford’s new electric F-150 will resurrect the name ‘Lightning’
An iconic fixture on construction sites and American driveways alike, the ‘Big Three’ auto maker will officially unveil its new pickup on May 19
Withdrawal of independent contractor rule could hurt construction
The U.S. Department of Labor rescinds Trump-era measure meant to make it easier to classify workers as independent contractors 
Kiewit awarded $1.6-billion contract for Texas high-speed rail
Contract focuses on electrical systems for what will be the first high-speed rail line in the U.S.
PPP loan funds tapped out
Small Business Administration no longer accepting applications for loans from most lenders
Veit appoints its first female CEO
Kelly Veit, who has been part of the family-run business since the 1990s, focuses on ‘2030 vision’
5 ways to drastically increase safety on your job sites
In honor of Construction Safety Week, Associated Builders and Contractors releases report on proactive safety practices that can reduce incidents by up to 85%
Soaring lumber prices add nearly $36,000 to construction of new home
Skyrocketing materials costs serve as reality check on U.S. economy’s recovery and highlight supply chain woes
Renovation of home to New York Philharmonic to create 3,000 construction jobs
Some 30% of work will go to Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises
Production to continue as Kobelco finds solution to engine supply problem
Yanmar and Isuzu will provide EPA-approved engines for Kobelco USA model excavators and cranes
Bechtel completes nuclear power plant construction site in Georgia
Global contractor places 720,000-lb cooling water tank on Plant Vogtle Unit 4, a major part of the AP1000 reactor’s advanced passive safety systems
Republican infrastructure plan lacks specifics, but won’t raise taxes
The $568-billion proposal focuses more tightly on traditional transportation initiatives than President Biden’s expansive proposal
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