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2010 Design-Build Conference & Expo
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2010 Design-Build Conference & Expo

Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas
October 18-20, 2010

DBIA's largest annual gathering, bringing together owners and all the players that utilize design-build for successful, collaborative construction projects. Don't be left behind… position your company for success in 2010. For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, contact Patrick Wilson at 301-652-5751 or The 2010 Conference Registration Brochure will soon mail to over 50,000 and will include all sponsor logos and a list of exhibitors. Act today to ensure that your company is included!

Mortenson building nine new wind power projects throughout US and Canada
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The Renewable Energy Groups of Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction is currently building nine new wind power projects throughout the United States and Canada, all of which are expected to come on-line in 2010, generating more than 800 megawatts of clean, natural wind power. In addition, Mortenson expects to start projects, generating 800 to 1,000 megawatts. More

National society gives Pennsylvania transportation system bad grades
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The National Society of Civil Engineers gave Pennsylvania poor grades for the repair and maintenance of its transportation system. The society gave Pennsylvania a D-minus for roads, a C for bridges and a D-minus for transit, pointing out that the state faces a transportation funding gap of $3.5 billion a year. More

Turner Construction company and URS selected as the design-build team
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Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center and Cuyahoga County have selected the Cleveland office of Turner Construction Company and Cleveland-based URS as the design-build team for the Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center, as presented at the Cuyahoga County Commissioners regular meeting. Turner Construction Company will serve as the design-build contractor and URS will fulfill the role of architect of record for the project. More

Pro-Tech Industries is awarded renewal of inspections and service contract for major property management group in Sacramento, Calif., area
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Pro-Tech Industries, a leader in design-build infrastructure services, has announced that Pro-Tech Fire Protection Systems Corp a division of Pro-Tech Industries, has been awarded the renewal for inspections and service for the fire protection systems for a major property management group in the Sacramento. More

Innovative design/build casino security system completed by North American Video
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The grand opening for Scottsdale, Ariz., newest and most lavish casino, the Talking Stick Resort, is scheduled to open and already it's being favorably compared to the high end properties on the Las Vegas strip. It's an apt comparison for the Talking Stick Resort, because, as at many of the Las Vegas casinos, the video surveillance system there was a design/build by North American Video (NAV) and M. Malia and Associates (MMA). More

Reserve center set to open soon
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Norman Rotarians were given a sneak peak at the new Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman, Okla., the hulking structure built over the past year near Interstate 35 and Tecumseh Road. The 240,000-square-foot facility, which cost about $47 million to build, is one of seven new military installations being planned in the state, said Andrew Carlson, the project's manager. More

I-485 bids come in under budget
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The recession won't help get the last segment of Charlotte, N.C., outerbelt finished any quicker, but it will make the five-mile construction job a lot less expensive. State officials say bids for the long-awaited Interstate 485 project, scheduled to start next spring and be completed by late 2014, were up to 20 percent under predictions. "A lot of our contracts have been coming in this way," said Steve Abbott, a spokesman for the N.C. Department of Transportation. "It has a lot to do with the economy." More

INDOT closes MLK bridge
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After further analysis by structural engineers from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and its consultant, INDOT is closing the Martin Luther King Drive bridge over I-80/94 (Borman Expressway) to all traffic as an additional safety precaution. INDOT suspects the cracks found on the concrete beams have compromised the load bearing capacity of the bridge. To restore this crossing to traffic, INDOT plans to replace the bridge beams and concrete driving surface that form the bridge superstructure as a corrective measure as soon as possible. More

P3 backs research centre
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It took a little longer than normal, but a $394-million offering of senior secured bonds by Acces Recherche Montreal LP has finally been launched -- and priced. The cash being raised in two tranches -- $59.6-million of three-year 4.401 percent debt and $334.1-million of 32-year 7.067 percent debt -- will be used to build a research centre at the Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montreal (CHUM), one of Quebec's largest health-care institutions. More

Governor to come today to Redding, Calif.
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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will attend this morning's ceremonial groundbreaking for a 150-bed veterans home in south Redding, his office announced recently . Schwarzenegger, who has been a strong supporter of veterans-related projects in Shasta County, will be joined by a host of city, county, state and federal dignitaries, including Roger Brautigan, secretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs, and Rep. Wally Herger. More

Project Leads

Project Leads
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RFQ: design-build rehab of Murray Morgan Bridge ... Tacoma, Wash. (deadline June 8)

Design-build multiple award contract, NSA ... Mechanicsburg, Pa.

RFP: design-build services for the Palmetto Station Traction Power Substation

Design-build projects with GSA's National Capital Region ... New Carrollton, Md.

M-59 at Crook Road Interchange ... Rochester Hills, Mich.


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