As the economy shows significant signs of strengthening, home builders’ confidence reached an 18-year high in December. The brighter building forecast was unexpected news at a time when major changes are on the way for American businesses. Read more
Now that 2017 is history, it’s time to look forward to what the New Year has in store for the industry. This year’s construction industry trends range from rising production costs to a renewed focus on storm-resistant building. Read more
Sixty-two years after the Tappan Zee Bridge first opened, New York State is near completion on its $3.9 billion replacement. The current bridge had displayed significant signs of aging after carrying more than 138,000 cars and trucks daily. The new structure, which is being built alongside the old, connects Westchester and Rockland counties across the Hudson River.
The construction industry’s steady growth shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. According to several studies, the industry’s economic outlook will remain rock solid into the next decade. Read more
Did you know there could be another use for the 185 pounds of plastic that every American discards each year? Plastic may the future material of choice in road construction. Several European companies are currently in the testing phase of building roads made of plastic instead of asphalt. Read more