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Three companies claim winning bids for Massachusetts offshore wind

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced completion of the nation’s eighth and highest grossing competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters. The lease sale offered approximately 390,000 acres offshore Massachusetts for potential wind energy development.

Boston unveils plan for resilient harbor

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh rolled out a comprehensive and transformative vision that will invest in Boston's waterfront to protect the city's residents, homes, jobs, and infrastructure against the impacts of rising sea level and climate change.

Woods Hole Group announces new corporate office location

Woods Hole Group, Inc. announced its new location at 107 Waterhouse Road, Bourne Mass. The move also is home of the company previously known as Horizon Marine, Inc., which merged with Woods Hole Group in January.

Eighty-year-old bridge gets new FRP deck

Sandisfield, Mass. received a $1 million grant in 2017 to rebuild Rugg Bridge on Route 57 following years of wear and tear. A steel grid/concrete deck weighing 60 pounds per square foot created a dead load that was too heavy for the aged structure.

Vineyard Wind selected to deliver offshore wind power to Massachusetts

Vineyard Wind, which seeks to build the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S., released a statement in response to the announcement by the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies that the company’s proposed 800-megawatt wind farm and electricity transmission project will advance as a preferred solution.

VHB named WTS International 2018 Employer of the Year

At its annual conference and awards banquet on May 17, the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) International named VHB 2018 Employer of the Year.

STV to design MBTA Green Line Extension

STV will serve as the lead designer for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) $1.3 billion Green Line Light Rail Extension (GLX), as part of the design-build team led by the Fluor Corporation/Middlesex Corporation/Herzog Contracting Corp./Balfour Beatty joint venture (GLX Constructors).

SGH plans dual locations for Boston headquarters

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is relocating its Boston corporate headquarters to two complementary locations. The firm will establish a 110,000-square-foot presence at 20 CityPoint in Waltham and a 14,000-square-foot office in the Prudential Tower in Boston.

CRJA-IBI Group receives international landscape award

CRJA-IBI Group, a landscape architectural design and environmental planning practice, received the World Architecture News 2017 Landscape Award for its landscape architectural design of North Bank Bridge Park in Boston, Charlestown, and Cambridge, Mass. CRJA-IBI Group served as landscape architect and member of the Prime Consultant Joint Venture team of Ammann & Whitney (now The Louis Berger Group), Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., and Stantec.
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