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How Did This Nashville Highway Project End Up Ahead of Schedule?

Our Nashville law firm has noticed an uptick in stalled and delayed projects. This has been mainly caused by the spread of COVID-19, but common issues like construction disputes, withheld payments, and labor shortages are also contributing factors. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to find projects that are being completed ahead of schedule, but that’s exactly […]

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TDOT Projects Call for Working at Night

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has been on a roll recently. The TDOT recently announced that over $10 million will go towards transportation alternatives across the state, and they just announced that the largest project in TDOT history will be completed a full month ahead of schedule. Now the TDOT has set its sights […]

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$1 Billion Turnpike Project Shelved in Orange County

Orange County has lost what could have been a vital infrastructure project in the form of Colonial Parkway, a toll road that was to span a nine-mile stretch of State Road 50. This is just the latest in a string of high-profile projects that have been negatively impacted these last few months. However, this project […]

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Tampa International Airport Cancels Nearly $1 Billion in Projects

Tampa International Airport (TIA) has announced that it will be deferring or outright canceling about $900 million in projects over the next five years. This is just the latest in a string of high-profile projects forced to be put on hold as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. However, not all is […]

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U.S. Army Corps Proposes $4.6B Flood Control Project in Miami-Dade County

On June 5th, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unveiled a draft of the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study, including a proposal for a $4.6 billion plan to protect the most vulnerable parts of Miami-Dade County, FL, from future storm surge damage and coastal flooding. The plan extends to both […]

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Creating a Safety Plan for Highway Construction Projects

Gov. Ron DeSantis recently announced exciting plans to accelerate transportation projects throughout the Sunshine State, including several big projects in Hillsborough County. The goal is to stimulate the economy and take advantage of low traffic volumes due to COVID-19. If you’re interested in procuring state government projects through the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT), you […]

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With the Future of Highway Construction in Colorado Uncertain, Now Is the Time to Be Cautious

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is accelerating highway construction projects across the state. With reduced traffic thanks to people staying home during the ongoing pandemic, this is the perfect time for construction on the Central 70 project, I-25 South Gap project, and other major road projects to move ahead. Many of these projects are […]

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Reviewing Active FDOT Construction Projects in Broward County

Although all businesses across the country have experienced some uncertainty over the last few months, there appears to be light at the end of the tunnel. For construction companies focused on transportation projects, there are some lucrative opportunities to take advantage of during a forecasted economic downturn. We recently covered how the Florida Department of […]

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4 Reasons To Focus on Highway Construction Projects

Infrastructure is the backbone of our economy. Although the United States hasn’t seen a massive investment in national infrastructure projects since the 1950’s and 1960’s, we will see several significant investments in infrastructure projects in the near future. The logic is simple. During uncertain times, infrastructure development projects can provide a myriad of economic and […]

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Howard Franklin Bridge Construction to Speed Up

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has announced that it will be accelerating critical construction projects across the state. Among these projects is the much anticipated Howard Frankland Bridge project. In this brief article, the Tampa construction lawyers with Cotney Construction Law will discuss this $864 million infrastructure project. Although the project has cleared many […]

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