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.
Major Construction and a few events are sure to cause big delays on the roads this weekend.
The spark that’s expected to jumpstart the revitalization of the borough of Ambler will be coming soon in the form of a “green” office building that’s rising out of the site of an old asbestos plant.
Thousands of motorists who use Route 23 on a regular basis in the west Conshohocken area are going to have to seek an alternate route starting Monday morning.