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6/22/2018

Experts says poor planning and inefficiencies have led to exorbitant construction costs for subway and train projects in San Francisco. A subway tunnel to the new Salesforce tower likely will cost $3 billion per mile, six times more than the average cost for such projects outside the US.

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6/22/2018

As they have each year since 1988, student teams will be racing for the title this weekend at ASCE's National Concrete Canoe Competition. Follow all the action at #concretecanoe on Twitter. See the records set over the past 30 years.

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6/22/2018

Enhance your abilities with what you'll learn from the instructors at ASCE's seminars. More than 200 courses are held around the nation. Register 30 or more days out and save $200. Two or more coworkers at the same firm taking the same seminar save 10 percent. See what's scheduled and sign up.

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6/22/2018

The Colorado Department of Transportation's tolling authority board voted Wednesday to test dynamic tolling as a congestion-reduction solution on a segment of Interstate 25, along with sections of US 36. The system could be expanded if it improves traffic flow in the pilot areas.

6/22/2018

The bridge between Staten Island and Brooklyn is named after 16th-century explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, but its official name, Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, misspells his name. A bill passed by the New York legislature to correct the spelling on bridge signs has been sent to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to be signed.

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6/22/2018

Big data, vehicle connectivity and cybersecurity were all discussed at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America's annual meeting in Detroit, Mich. Ahead of the meeting, the city rolled out smart city traffic solutions without adding hardware.

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6/22/2018

The Trump administration has proposed a radical restructuring of the federal government, including transferring nonmilitary activities of the Army Corps of Engineers to other agencies. But Associated General Contractors of America's Brian Turmail says that "it is unclear how much appetite Congress has to undertake major structural changes between now and the election."

6/22/2018

In a letter to President Donald Trump, Michigan lawmakers said the state would contribute $50 million to upgrading the Soo Locks if the federal government takes the lead on the approximately $900 million project. Work would include building another lock between lakes Superior and Huron.

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6/22/2018

The construction of a new terminal at Missouri's Kansas City International Airport will not be completed until October 2022, and the cost has increased from $964 million to as much as $1.4 billion. It originally was slated for completion in November 2021.

6/22/2018

Black & Veatch has been hired to upgrade a wastewater treatment plant in Huntington Beach, Calif., that is estimated to cost $120 million. Work should start in 2021.

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