Construction officially began in Houma, Louisiana, on the R/V Resolution, a new research ship bound for the University of Rhode Island that will support scientific studies. Read more.
In other construction news:
West Virginia Northern Community College cleared the first hurdle in planning a new park alongside Big Wheeling Creek near its campus. Read more.
This semester, Wayne State College in Nebraska opened a $15.8 million Center for Applied Technology for students taking industrial classes, such as construction management, manufacturing management and industrial technology instruction. Read more.