Sources: Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council; CP staff
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Detroit, has struck down the state’s “Fair and Open Competition in Governmental Construction Act” (Public Act 98) curtailing local government units’ ability to exercise project labor agreements (PLAs) on construction contracts.
Source: United Concrete Products, LLC, Miami
The merger of U.S. Precast Corp. and Florida Rock and Sand Prestress Co. positions the new entity, United Concrete Products, to offer the south Florida market expanded precast, prestressed, pipe and pile production. The joining of facilities, staff and vendor base, officials note, along with nearly 100 years of combined industry experience, will help to deliver market-leading products and services, and broaden United Concrete’s market presence.
Source: DFW International Airport, Irving, Texas
DFW International will consolidate three separate parking garages into a single structure known as Terminal A Parking facility. The five-level garage is a key component of the Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program (TRIP), a seven-year, $1.9 billion program to upgrade four original terminals, which date to 1974.