The good news is that the majority of construction projects that take place in the 49th State are financed by federal funds; the bad news is that the state’s general fund, which is used to provide matching money to move these projects forward, has been reduced.
STG Incorporated recently completed the construction of a new bridge and walkway over the Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve for the National Park Service.
Bowhead Transport, LLC, a subsidiary of UIC, was busy for most of the summer hauling construction materials and supplies into Mertarvik, where residents of Newtok are relocating.
Cook Inlet Housing Authority opened a new family-oriented housing complex in Anchorage’s Mountain View neighborhood featuring twenty-one townhouse-style apartments, the latest development in a decade-long revitalization of the north Anchorage community.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority Board has unanimously approved a resolution that authorizes AIDEA to issue up to $145,000,000 in conduit revenue bonds to finance a Tanana Chiefs Conference project in various Interior Alaska communities.
The United States Green Building Council has awarded Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Walter Soboleff Building a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold rating, making it the second structure in Southeast Alaska to win gold status.
A team of University of Alaska Fairbanks students will compete in a national engineering contest after earning the top score in the 2019 Pacific Northwest Regional AISC Student Steel Bridge Competition.
Cornerstone General Contractors has been awarded the 2018 Governor’s Safety Award of Excellence, for the seventh consecutive year, at the 38th Annual Governor’s Safety and Health Conference.
Alaska is known for having some of the most hazardous industries, requiring various types of insurance to protect operations, employees, customers, and the general public.
The North Slope and the Interior are carrying the brunt of Alaska’s construction projects. Overall, however, the state’s construction landscape continues to inch toward brighter pastures.