Cost Inflation May Sink Boston Subway Extension
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Cost Inflation May Sink Boston Subway Extension

Proposals to extend the Green Line of the Boston MTA are running into trouble:... Read more

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Coastal Areas Face "Combined Flood" Risk from Rain and Surge: Study

There's the risk of hurricane storm surge, and there's the risk of flooding from heavy rain. But what if they both happen at once? Read more

Tags: Hurricanes
Maine Multifamily Passive House Gets Out of the Ground
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Maine Multifamily Passive House Gets Out of the Ground

In multifamily construction, quality is a management challenge. If you're shooting... Read more

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Displaced by Katrina, New Orleans Residents Have Settled in Houston

Ten years ago, tens of thousands of Katrina evacuees landed in Houston — and decided to stay there. Read more

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Contractors Plead Guilty in Affordable Housing Scam
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Contractors Plead Guilty in Affordable Housing Scam

Two South Florida building contractors have pled guilty to Federal charges that... Read more

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Stronger Post-to-Beam Connections Stronger Post-to-Beam Connections

In addition to supporting deck loads, these critical joints must be designed to resist uplift, beam rotation, and lateral loads Read more

Flooded Homeowners Wary of FEMA Claim Review Offer
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Flooded Homeowners Wary of FEMA Claim Review Offer

Homeowners who have been through the flood insurance claims process once are... Read more

Looking Back at Hurricane Andrew — 23 Years Ago
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Looking Back at Hurricane Andrew — 23 Years Ago

Monday marked the 23-year anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. Read more

New York City Disputes FEMA Floodplain Maps
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New York City Disputes FEMA Floodplain Maps

Thousands of homes have been misclassified as having a 1% or greater annual flood... Read more

Hot Mix: Pouring a Concrete Hearth
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Hot Mix: Pouring a Concrete Hearth

If you like cooking with fire (professionally), it helps to have family in the... Read more

Tags: Concrete, Kitchen
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