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MoDOT and Team Progresses on 44-month, $278 million I-270 North Rebuild

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By KERRY SMITH, EDITOR, ST. LOUIS CONSTRUCTION NEWS AND REVIEW MAGAZINE The $278 million I-270 North Project – MoDOT’s largest project in 10 years that began construction in April 2020 – continues toward its December 2023 finish with major transportation infrastructural improvements in North St. Louis County. I-270 North Project Director Justin Wolf says the

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Citizens for Modern Transit to Host “Talking Transit” Event on Feb. 4

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Discussion to Look to the Future of Transit in the St. Louis Region Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) has announced plans for its next virtual “Talking Transit” event, which is set for Thursday, Feb. 4, at 8:30 a.m. via ZOOM. The event will highlight how despite the pandemic, work continues to positively influence the St.

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to Caring Solutions

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On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2021 HBA President Bill Wannstedt of Consort Homes (left) presented a $15,000 donation to Caring Solution’s founder Madi Hawn. The donation will be used to add a doorway between the organization’s Valentine Place Respite Home and adjacent apartment building, making respite services for families in crisis more accessible. Caring Solutions designs and

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St. Louis Bucks Pandemic-Driven Construction Layoffs Trend, AGC Survey Says

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By KERRY SMITH, EDITOR, ST. LOUIS CONSTRUCTION NEWS AND REVIEW MAGAZINE The St. Louis bi-state region is faring slightly better than one-half of all U.S. metro areas in terms of retaining its construction workforce and avoiding layoffs due to the pandemic. According to data from the Associated General Contractors of America, only 34 percent of

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AGC of Missouri Names 2021 Leadership

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Bloomsdale Excavating Co., Inc. President, Scott T. Drury, to Lead Statewide Organization  Today the AGC of Missouri announced its 2021 officers and board of directors for the statewide association representing contractors and suppliers in 110 counties throughout Missouri. Scott T. Drury, president of Bloomsdale Excavating Co., Inc., has been elected chairman of the board.  Bloomsdale

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St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2020 Highlights

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Include Key Rankings, Continued Infrastructure Investment Topping $1B and Confirmation of the Region’s Vital Role in the Global Supply Chain The St. Louis Regional Freightway helped to advance the bi-state St. Louis region as a world-class freight hub in 2020 and showcased the region’s resilience and continued importance in the global supply chain as the

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AGC of Missouri Reports Significant Victories for Construction Industry in New Federal Legislation

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The construction industry, through the efforts of AGC of America with significant input and support from AGC of Missouri members, stepped up to fight for legislative action to support construction markets, construction firms and the construction workforce.   On Dec. 21, Congress passed the $2.3 trillion COVID-relief and federal government funding package.  The president signed it

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St. Clair County Selects Architect for New Security Building

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Project Underscores St. Clair County Transit District and Metro Transit’s Continuing Commitment to Enhancing Safety on the System The St. Clair County Transit District’s (SCCTD) Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, to approve a contract with FGM Architects for the design of a new security building at the Emerson Park Transit Center.

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Electrical Connection Supports Two “Shop with a Cop” Programs

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Brightens Holidays for Children in Ferguson, Mo. & St. Francois County Two area law enforcement holiday giving programs overcame extraordinary challenges created by the 2020 pandemic to brighten the holidays for children.  The annual “Shop with a Cop” programs in Ferguson, Mo. and St. Francois County, Mo. were held on Dec. 17, 2020.  The Electrical Connection again

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Help Elderly Homeowners and Get State Tax Credits

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Give the gift of free home repair to local homeowners in need while giving yourself a valuable tax-break.  From now until the end of 2021 qualified* businesses and individuals who donate to Rebuilding Together St. Louis can help elderly local homeowners remain safely in their homes and receive Missouri State Tax Credits through the Neighborhood

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