They called them the “stick houses”, and they were a constant reminder of a builder who left work unfinished and held onto money that wasn’t his. Frustrated viewers turned to 3 On Your Side for help and after several months Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us that action is now being taken to finally right the wrongs.
Authorities in Philadelphia say a worker was electrocuted at a construction site in the Fairmount section of the city.
The landscape will soon be changing at the site of the former Thomas Edison High School on Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia.
One person was rushed to an area hospital Friday morning after a scissor lift collapsed in South Philadelphia.
After several years of construction, work at the U.S. Customs House in Philadelphia is expected to be done by summer.
Contractors say the unseasonably warm winter weather has been a welcome gift from mother nature this year after a brutal, snow-filled 2011.
We’ve been treated to an unseasonably mild winter — it’s been a bummer for skiers and kids hoping for snow days, but a benefit for home improvement companies.
“It allowed us to keep about 120 people employed,” says one general contractor. “Without that work we’d have to get rid of a lot of people.”
“It’s disastrous,” says one area driver. “They shouldn’t be doing this construction during the peak hours when people are trying to get to work.”
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 totaled $787 billion, split about equally among tax cuts, payments to and for individuals, and public works.
A city council committee has signed off on plans for a new apartment building at Broad and South Streets in Center City, but not before some residents on neighboring streets voiced their concerns.
City officials have broken ground in Manayunk on a $46-million project designed to capture storm water runoff.
Robert Stern worked on the design for two previous American Revolution Museum plans, the new site at the old visitor’s center at 3rd and Chestnut is in an urban setting.
Groundbreaking is set for today for conversion of the former Warner Theatre in downtown West Chester into a hotel-conference center.
A construction worker was injured Monday morning while working along Route 206 in Bordentown.