Good Construction Zone Safety Practices

  It’s an undeniable fact that construction sites obstruct the movements and activities of our daily lives—on our morning commutes to work, for example, the last thing we want to see is that bright orange sign that reads “Road Work Ahead.” Sidewalk closings, too, prove to be nothing short of inconvenient as they often force …

Reaching out to Canada: The Gordie Howe International Bridge Project

The Gordie Howe International Bridge Project, which will connect Canada to the United States over the Detroit River, is officially underway as of July 17, 2018. U.S. and Canadian officials broke ground in the Delray area of Detroit to symbolize moving forward with the project, which has been the target of political strife over the …

Delaware Valley Job Corps Project

The Delaware Valley Job Corps is a U.S. Department of Labor training center located in the historic St. Joseph’s Seraphic Seminary, a former Roman Catholic seminary, in Callicoon, NY. The property was sold to the federal government in 1977, and it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. For this design-build …

Estrada Road Hotel Project

In December 2014, AEONN, LLC proposed an 85-room hotel located on an 11.1-acre site at 100 Estrada Road in the Village of Woodbury. KC is preparing the site plan and all associated documents and studies for the proposed hotel. In January 2016, the Planning Board made a negative SEQRA determination, and a public hearing on …

The Importance of Green Construction

The construction industry, responsible for about 4% of the world’s particulate emissions, is a major source of pollution. Despite decades of efforts to improve construction practices, air, water, and noise pollution continue to threaten our way of life. Now, a new approach is beginning to change that. Green building, a method of construction used to …