Tuesday, March 31, 2020

INDOT releases I-69 interchange plans between Indianapolis and Martinsville

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has released plans detailing the location of interchanges along the final leg of a highway that's been under...

Most contractors to add workers in 2020, but worries grow about...

Despite signs the overall economy may be slowing, most construction firms expect demand for their services and hiring will expand in 2020, yet even...

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator unchanged in October

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) says its Construction Backlog Indicator remained virtually unchanged at 8.9 months in October, up just 0.2% from September’s reading. “Many...

Portage Township School Board tables contract decision for high school renovation...

The Portage Township School Board has tabled a multi-million contract to renovate the Portage High School, nwitimes.com reports. The consensus of board member Cheryl Oprisko,...

Most of former 1.1 million sq. ft. Muncie BorgWarner plant to...

An Ohio-based business has purchased the former BorgWarner plant in Muncie for $500,000, and received a demolition permit to tear down a most of...

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Indiana’s 2015 prevailing wage law repeal has caused negative results, economic policy study asserts

An economic policy organization backed by organized labor has published a report asserting that the 2015 repeal of Indiana’s prevailing wage law (known as...
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Construction contractors remain confident as summer begins, says ABC

U.S. construction industry leaders remained upbeat regarding nonresidential construction’s near-term prospects in May 2019, according to the Construction Confidence Index released in mid-July by...
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Indiana’s construction employment continues to grow: 8 percent annual increase reported

Indiana added 1,500 new construction jobs between September and October, according to US Labor Department data. However, this growth -- at 14th in the...

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Gov. Holcomb signs 2020 Indiana Residential Building Code

Homes built in Indiana under the new 2020 Indiana Residential Code will not only be safer for residents, but also firefighting personnel, according to...

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