What Will it Take?

September 26, 2013 – This just in. A 400-ft. section of the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green bay, Wis., suddenly sagged Wednesday, forcing police to close off the span that carries Interstate 43 over the Fox River some 120 ft. below. The bridge, which carries 40,000 cars a day, will be closed indefinitely, state officials said.

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August Construction Rises 2 Percent

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $490.2 billion, new construction starts in August advanced 2 percent relative to July, it was reported by McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. Residential building stayed on the upward track, and nonbuilding construction (public works and electric utilities) rebounded after its loss of momentum in July.

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