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Proposed $10B ethylene cracker undergoing environmental review

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
ExxonMobil and Saudi Basic Industries Corp.  -More

Calif. DOT considers tolls for interstate-widening project

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
The California Department of Transportation is proposing a widening project for Interstate 80 through Yolo and Solano countie -More

Mixed-use development planned in Houston

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
A mixed-use development is being proposed in Houston, and the Patrinely Group has been tapped to manage the work.  -More

Federal tax reform targets state and local incentives

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
The new tax law makes many incentives state and local governments traditionally use to attract businesses taxable.  -More

US DOT grants rail-line operator more time to sell tax-exempt bonds

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
All Aboard Florida, a private company that operates a rail line between West Palm Beach and Miami, wants to extend the line t -More

Tenn. DOT looks at alternative method to rebuild I-440

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
The Tennessee Department of Transportation wants to rebuild a section of Interstate 440 in Nashville and proposes closing seg -More

Commentary: Voting for Calif. Proposition 69 would benefit infrastructure

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
Voting for California's Proposition 69 would ensure that revenue from vehicle fees and gas taxes benefit transportation, writ -More

Mexico to file tariff challenge with WTO

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
Mexico plans to file a challenge with the World Trade Organization regarding US tariffs on steel and aluminum, the economy mi -More

Correction

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
A headline in Monday's SmartBrief should have said that the unemployment rate in May reached its lowest level since 2000.

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.

June 5, 2018 - 9:53am
James Stephens, writer

$1.5B mixed-use project underway in San Diego

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a $1.5 billion redevelopment effort in San Diego, the largest private development in t -More

70-acre mixed-use project proposed near Miami

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
A mixed-use project with residential, entertainment, hotel, retail and office space is being proposed near Miami.  -More

Construction begins on $962M cable-stay bridge in Houston

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
Construction has started on a $962 million bridge replacement project on the Sam Houston Tollway in Texas.  -More

Mortenson tapped to direct stadium-area development

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
A mixed-use development is envisioned for the area surrounding a new soccer stadium in St.  -More

Renderings: $150M mixed-use tower proposed in Houston

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
Renderings have been released for a $150 million hotel and condo tower project in Houston.  -More

Employment rate reaches lowest level since 2000

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the economy gained 223,000 jobs in May -- 25,000 in the construction sect -More

Construction spending up 7.6% over last year

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
Construction spending has increased 7.6% year over year after rising 1.8% in April, according to the Commerce Department.  -More

How, why 3D printing is being used in construction

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is making inroads in many industries, including construction.  -More

Researchers study impact of lighting on driver speed in construction zones

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
An Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon State University study on the role of lighting in work-zone safety conclude -More

AGC: Some steel prices up 10% since tariffs imposed

June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
Canada, the EU and Mexico announced plans to implement retaliatory tariffs over the Trump administration's June 1 implementat -More

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