Each week, the Construx editorial staff posts key articles regarding current or upcoming commercial, civil, industrial and institutional construction projects in the Mid-Atlantic region.
State commission to oversee Pa.’s public-private road, bridge projects
Philadelphia-area retirement community plans $14.5 million expansion project
Source: Philadelphia Business Journal
Allentown brewery reuse plan presentation scheduled
Source: Lehigh Valley Business Journal
Maryland prison will be home to state’s largest solar project
Source: Solar Industry
Amtrak’s high-speed Northeast Corridor plan at $151 billion
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
This week in construction history:
On July 9, 1357 Emperor Charles IV assisted in laying the foundation for the Charles Bridge in Prague. One of the world’s oldest and most famous bridges, the Charles bridge was once the only means to cross the river Vltava, making Prague an important trade route between Eastern and Western Europe.