Construction and engineering

March 09, 2018 - 12:56 pm
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — As a multibillion-dollar rail tunnel project languishes amid political squabbling, New Jersey is celebrating a smaller infrastructure victory. Officials on Friday announced an $18 million grant to rebuild a crumbling highway bridge near the Lincoln Tunnel. The bridge is...
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March 09, 2018 - 12:18 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline doesn't have to reimburse attorneys who defended Nebraska landowners against the company's efforts to gain access to their land, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. The high court's ruling resolves a dispute that was triggered when...
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India's Balkrishna Doshi who won the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize poses for the Associated Press at his home in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He is the first from India to win architecture's highest honor in the prize's 40-year history. The award was announced Wednesday by Tom Pritzker of the Chicago-based Hyatt Foundation. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
March 07, 2018 - 2:57 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Architect and educator Balkrishna Doshi, best-known for his innovative work designing low-cost housing, has been awarded the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the first Indian to win architecture's highest honor in its 40-year history. The award was announced Wednesday by Tom...
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India's Balkrishna Doshi who won the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize poses for the Associated Press at his home in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He is the first from India to win architecture's highest honor in the prize's 40-year history. The award was announced Wednesday by Tom Pritzker of the Chicago-based Hyatt Foundation. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
March 07, 2018 - 11:37 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Architect and educator Balkrishna Doshi, best-known for his innovative work designing low-cost housing, has been awarded the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the first Indian to win architecture's highest honor in its 40-year history. The award was announced Wednesday by Tom...
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Streets Department crews load rock salt in preparation for an expected winter snowstorm in Philadelphia, Tuesday March 6, 2018. Philadelphia officials say all schools and municipal offices will be closed Wednesday due to a snowstorm expected to dump inches of heavy, wet snow on the city late Tuesday into Wednesday.(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
March 07, 2018 - 6:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Another snowy, blowy nor'easter threatened a new round of power outages as it swirled ashore early Wednesday, causing officials to close schools and city offices and raising concerns for utility customers still trying to bounce back from an earlier storm. The National Weather...
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Wearing "butterfly wings," supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program hold a tarp with an image of President Donald Trump as they march in support of DACA, Monday, March 5, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 05, 2018 - 6:41 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A program that temporarily shields hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation was scheduled to end Monday but court orders have forced the Trump administration to keep issuing renewals. That removed some of the urgency of a hard deadline, but advocates weren't letting...
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Kaylee Collin, right, and Spencer Stone walk through water along North Avenue in Camp Ellis in Saco, Maine on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The coastal neighborhood as well as other parts of the southern Maine coast were flooded for the third day in a row on Sunday. (Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via AP)
March 05, 2018 - 3:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses from Virginia to New England remained without power Monday, several days after a major nor'easter struck the East Coast, and with another storm bearing down. Residents faced a massive cleanup Monday following the storm, which was blamed...
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Kaylee Collin, right, and Spencer Stone walk through water along North Avenue in Camp Ellis in Saco, Maine on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The coastal neighborhood as well as other parts of the southern Maine coast were flooded for the third day in a row on Sunday. (Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via AP)
March 05, 2018 - 2:08 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Power is slowly being restored along the East Coast in areas hardest-hit by a destructive nor'easter last week as forecasters predict another storm to strike midweek. Residents from Virginia to Massachusetts faced a massive cleanup Monday following the storm, which was blamed for nine...
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Kaylee Collin, right, and Spencer Stone walk through water along North Avenue in Camp Ellis in Saco, Maine on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The coastal neighborhood as well as other parts of the southern Maine coast were flooded for the third day in a row on Sunday. (Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via AP)
March 05, 2018 - 1:39 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Power is slowly being restored along the East Coast in areas hardest-hit by a destructive nor'easter last week as forecasters predict another storm to strike midweek. Residents from Virginia to Massachusetts faced a massive cleanup Monday following the storm, which was blamed for nine...
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Kaylee Collin, right, and Spencer Stone walk through water along North Avenue in Camp Ellis in Saco, Maine on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The coastal neighborhood as well as other parts of the southern Maine coast were flooded for the third day in a row on Sunday. (Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via AP)
March 05, 2018 - 10:15 am
BOSTON (AP) — Power is slowly being restored in the hardest-hit areas of the East Coast, days after a destructive nor'easter downed trees and power lines, flooded coastal towns and forced a number of school districts to cancel classes — with another storm forecast for midweek. Residents from...
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