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file photo taken in May 2012 (credit: Mike DeNardo)

AC Expressway Widening Project Almost Finished

Crews are in the final phases of extending the third westbound lane on the AC Expressway from the Garden State Parkway to Hammonton.

07/25/2012

(credit: KYW's Tony Romeo)

Corbett Carves Out Slice Of State Contract Pie For Small Businesses

Governor Tom Corbett has announced a new initiative to carve out a slice of state contracts for small businesses.

07/23/2012

Stigall Show Log 6.21.12

Chris speaks with CBS 3′s Ben Simoneau from the Jerry Sandusky Trial and Pat Ciarrocchi on the jury deliberations regarding the Catholic sex abuse trial, and Congressman Pat Meehan about the House’s Oversight Committee’s vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt in the Fast and Furious case.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/21/2012

stick house

3 On Your Side: Outlook Improves For Pennsylvania Builder

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.

05/10/2012

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Philadelphia Worker Dies After Electrocution, Fall From Building

Authorities in Philadelphia say a worker was electrocuted at a construction site in the Fairmount section of the city.

04/30/2012

Plans for redevelopment project (credit: Mosaic Development Partners)

Developers Reveal Plans For Thomas Edison High Overhaul

The landscape will soon be changing at the site of the former Thomas Edison High School on Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia.

04/20/2012

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Person Injured After Scissor Lift Collapses In South Philadelphia

One person was rushed to an area hospital Friday morning after a scissor lift collapsed in South Philadelphia.

03/23/2012

Officials say the scaffolding should be coming down and the project complete by the end of summer. (credit: Ed Fischer)

U.S. Custom House Renovations Nearly Complete

After several years of construction, work at the U.S. Customs House in Philadelphia is expected to be done by summer.

03/21/2012

credit: Jim Melwert

Mild Winter Means Happy, Busy Construction Workers

Contractors say the unseasonably warm winter weather has been a welcome gift from mother nature this year after a brutal, snow-filled 2011.

02/22/2012

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Mild Winter Is Good For Construction Companies

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.

02/15/2012

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Part 1: Projects Big & Small

“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.”

12/02/2011

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Part 2: Delays Big & Small

“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.”

12/02/2011

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Part 3: Jobs & The Economy

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.

12/02/2011

artist rendering (photo provided)

Council Gives Pre-Approval To Developer’s Building Plan At Broad And South

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.

11/02/2011

artist rendering of proposed construction (photo provided)

Construction Begins On Project To Capture Storm Water On Venice Island

City officials have broken ground in Manayunk on a $46-million project designed to capture storm water runoff.

11/02/2011

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