Archer Western Selected to Build Control Tower at Charlotte Douglas International Airport
The Federal Aviation Administration has selected Archer Western Construction to build a new Air Traffic Control Tower at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Archer Western will build the 370-foot tall structural precast concrete tower along with a 42,000 square-foot Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) base building. Construction will begin in spring 2016.
The Walsh Group Announces David Casey as President of Heavy Civil Division
The Walsh Group’s Chief Operating Officer David Casey has been named President of the company’s Heavy Civil Division. Mr. Casey succeeds Don Gillis, who served as President since 2011.
The Walsh Group Welcomes Paul Carter as Senior Vice President of the Southeast Region
The Walsh Group welcomes Paul Carter to its professional staff as Senior Vice President/Senior Business Group Leader of the Southeast Region. Paul will be responsible for pursuing new business, project execution, and expanding the company’s transportation brand in the Southeast United States.
Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement Project Wins P3 Best Transport Project
The Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement Project was awarded the Best Transport Project at the P3 Awards 2015. The project includes the financing, design, construction, and 25 years of maintenance for 558 bridges throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Walsh Investors is an equity member of the consortium responsible for all aspects of the project, and Walsh Construction is the lead member of the design-build joint venture.
The Walsh Group Welcomes Jessica Murray as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
The Walsh Group welcomes Jessica Murray to its professional staff as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. Jessica will be responsible for developing, communicating, executing and sustaining strategic initiatives, as well as formulating and perfecting win-strategies for key clients and pursuits in the company’s Building Division.
LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment Project Progresses
On Friday, the Port Authority's Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to begin the first phase of an overall redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport by selecting LaGuardia Gateway Partners - of which Walsh is a member of - to develop a $3.6 billion world-class facility to serve approximately 50% of the passenger volume at LaGuardia.
Crews Create Land Over Water for New Riverwalk
Walsh crews continue to move forward with pedestrian path along the Chicago River on Chicago Riverwalk project, a continuous pedestrian path along Chicago River from State to LaSalle. The second phase, $43 million project is slated to be completed by Memorial Day.
Walsh Joins Senior Lifestyles Corporation in Celebrating the Opening of Two More Facilities
With the completion of the Senior Suites of Norwood Park and the Blue Island Supportive Living Facility at Fay's Point, our relationship with this valued client dates back 13 years - we look forward to many more!
VA Secretary Robert McDonald visits VA Loma Linda Healthcare Center project
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert (Bob) McDonald visited the VA Loma Linda Healthcare Center project for a site tour on Jan. 27.
Maggie Daley Park Ice Skating Ribbon Officially Opens
The Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon officially opened December 13th with a ribbon cutting ceremony
Walsh Team Chosen as Preferred Bidder to Build Marion County Justice Complex
Walsh Investors, LLC, a nationally-recognized infrastructure developer, announced today that its team, WMB Heartland Justice Partners, has been selected as the preferred bidder by the city of Indianapolis to build the county’s new justice complex under a Public-Private-Partnership (P3) structure.
PennDOT awards three-year, $899 million contract to take care of bridges
Pennsylvania has awarded a $899 million contract to Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners to design, replace and maintain 558 bridges around the state for the next 25 years. The contract – the biggest ever awarded by PennDOT – uses a public-private partnership (P3) approach to tackling the state's problem with an abundance of structurally deficient bridges. It keeps the bridges under state ownership but transfers the responsibility for their design, construction and 25-year upkeep to this private sector team.
North Halsted Bridge project receives NSBA Merit Award
Walsh Construction received the National Steel Bridge Alliance’s 2014 Steel Bridge Competition Merit Award (Medium Span Category) for the North Halsted Street Tied Arch Bridge project in recognition for outstanding design in structural steel.
Ten Reasons You Are Going to Love the New Slover Memorial Library
Archer Western is finishing up the new Slover Memorial Library in downtown Norfolk, VA. The project includes the magnificently restored Seaboard Building and a soaring new building designed by Newman Architects. It is shaping up to be one of the most beautiful and high tech additions to the city center.
Black River Tunnel Project to Improve Lake Erie Sewer System
Lake Erie is a vital resource for the cities that surround it - but with rising pollution and contamination from outdated sewer systems, the lake and its communities were in trouble. The Ohio-based city of Lorain is one of the lake-lining cities that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has tasked with cleaning up its sewer systems to help clean up the lake, and it employed Walsh Construction and Super Excavators to help make it happen.
I-4/Selmon Expressway Connector project wins 2014 FICE/FDOT Outstanding Project Award
The Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers (FICE) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) awarded their 2014 FICE/FDOT Outstanding Project Award (in the Major Project category) to the I-4/Selmon Expressway Connector project in Tampa, Fla.
Pierce County STOP Facility Stage 2 construction underway
Pierce County Sewer Traffic and Operations Facility Construction Begins Stage 2
Peregrine Falcons continue to prosper during Milton-Madison Bridge construction
The mating pair of peregrine falcons that have been residing on Milton-Madison Bridge have had another successful year. During the four mating seasons that Walsh Construction has worked on the new bridge, the pair have produced 15 offspring.
Walsh Underway on Major Segment of Chicago Riverwalk
The Chicago Riverwalk project will transform a six-block stretch of the downtown riverfront into a linear park with areas such as fountains, a theater, and room for recreational boats. Walsh Construction is underway on the first section of this project, which includes the three-block stretch from State Street to LaSalle Street.
New FBI Norfolk Field Office Opens
New state-of-the-art FBI Norfolk Field Office opens in Chesapeake, Va.
SunRail is Open to the Public
Archer Western has completed the first phase of the SunRail in Orlando and its surrounding counties. After many years of planning, SunRail service picked up its first customers on Thursday, May 1st.
The Walsh Group Participates in Rebuilding Together
On Saturday, April 26, 2014, The Walsh Group's Pittsburgh Regional Office set forth to help a local citizen in West Mifflin, Pa., for National Rebuilding Together Day.
IH-35 Express Managed Lanes Project Named #2 Top Project Start
Engineering News-Record (ENR) Texas & Louisiana's Top Starts list shows the cost of the top 25 projects that broke ground in 2013 in the region totaled $12.49 billion.
Maggie Daley Park beginning to take 'foam'
How is 20-acres of flat ground transformed into landscaped rolling hills and an ice skating ribbon? Giant foam blocks.
Historic Milton-Madison Bridge Slide Complete
The record-breaking, 55-foot, lateral slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge was completed April 11; becoming the longest bridge in North America to be slid laterally into place.
Milton-Madison Bridge Slides Into Place
A 100-foot concrete section of the Kentucky side of the Milton-Madison Bridge slid into place Thursday morning. This time-lapse video shows the less than 2-hour process from two angles.
The Walsh Group Wins 2013 Sustainability Circle of Excellence Award
Third Annual Sustainability Circle of Excellence Award recognizes outstanding performance in diversion and recycling.
Archer Western Completes Wide Body Hangar Project at Dulles International Airport
Archer Western recently finished construction a new wide-body hangar for United Airlines at Dulles International Airport. One of the final steps was to test the Foam Fire Suppression System which can cover 90,000 SF. The test was captured on video.
Archer Western Helps Ready Luke Air Force Base for the F-35 Program
In 2012, the Air Force designated Luke Air Force Base as a pilot-training site for F-35s, which are billed as the military's next generation of stealth fighters. As the base prepares to receive its first batch of fighter jets, Archer Western continues construction work on the Academic Training Center that will be used to train both pilots and support staff.
Archer Western Underway on Runway Expansion at FLL
The 9R/27L runway expansion project at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will accommodate large jet access to the busy airport.
The Daniel Boone Bridge Takes Shape
The Walsh-Alberici joint venture team, with designer Burns & McDonnell, is building the new I-64 Daniel Boone Bridge in Missouri.
Walsh Celebrates the Grand Opening of Two Correctional Facilities in Iowa
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women (ICIW) was held on October 28th, 2013. Walsh also celebrated the completion of the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison. The facility will see more than 700 inmates transfer to it in March.
Archer Western Texas Participates in CANstruction
Last month, the Archer Western Texas office participated in the annual Canstruction event, a unique design-build competition food drive and exhibition showcasing sensational Canstruction sculptures - structures made entirely out of full cans of food.
Archer Western Helps Worthy Cause in Central Florida
In Central Florida, the SunRail Project Team of Archer Western and JV partner RailWorks donated a combined $1,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Sanford.
Walsh Begins Work on New Park in Downtown Chicago
Maggie Daley Park is taking shape in downtown Chicago. In August, the Chicago Park District awarded Walsh Construction a contract to complete the second phase of the park project.
Walsh Begins Work on Massive Light Rail Transit System Project in Los Angeles
Notice-To-Proceed Has Been Issued to Walsh for the $1.27 Billion Crenshaw/LAX Project in Los Angeles, CA
David Casey Named COO of the Heavy Civil Division
The Walsh Group is pleased to announce the appointment of David Casey to the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Heavy Civil Division.
Archer Western Bridge Replacement Project Has Won Two Prestigious Awards
San Sebastian River Bridge Wins "Best in Construction" Award in the Design-Build Category from the Florida Transportation Builders' Association (FTBA) and "Honor Award" in the Transportation Category from DBIA Florida Region
Walsh Construction Project Wins Prestigious ICRI Award
The Repair and Preventative Maintenance of the East Monroe Parking Garage was a fast paced 15-month renovation project in the heart of downtown Chicago.
Chicago’s Next Great Park – An Urban Oasis
Walsh Construction Chosen to Build Bloomingdale Trail Project
Walsh Helps Cook County Jail Expand Medical Facilities
Walsh Construction has completed the new Residential Treatment Unit (RTU) and Reception Classification Diagnostic Center (RCDC) at the Cook County Jail. The five-story 285,000 SF facility is seeking LEED Silver certification.
Walsh Opens NJ Office and Welcomes Regional Manager Paul Scagnelli
The Walsh Group is pleased to announce the opening of a new regional office in New Jersey. This office will serve the metropolitan New York and New Jersey markets and expand The Walsh Group's national reach.
Walsh Completes Expansion of PPL Montana Rainbow Hydroelectric Dam
PPL Montana Dedicates New Powerhouse at Century-Old Rainbow Hydroelectric Facility
Walsh Bridge Workers Rescue Kayaker from Ohio River
On Tuesday, July 16th, Walsh Construction boat operator and 20-year construction industry veteran Bruce Cornelius heard a cry for help as he navigated his vessel down the Ohio River.
Walsh Canada Celebrates Hospital Unveiling
Walsh Canada Helps Commemorate the Unveiling of the Hospital of the Future
Walsh Completes Second Phase of Historic Bridge Replacement
Walsh Replaces the Second Half of the Wells Street Bridge in Chicago
Walsh Project Awarded Honorable Mention for Green Project of the Year
The LEED Silver Certified Ground Systems Power and Energy Lab (GSPEL) Project Recognized in CAM Magazine's Greenest Projects of the Year Issue
O'Hare Runway 10C-Center Project: The Final Link
The last phase of Runway 10C is being completed with the expected completion date of mid-October. The project has overcome foreseen obstacles and has accelerated the proposed schedule while keeping safety the main priority.
Walsh Bridge Projects Recognized
Walsh Group Projects Claim Three Spots in Magazine's Top Bridges List
Ground Broken for Daniel Boone Bridge Construction
Officials and contractors gathered on the St. Louis County side of the Missouri River Thursday morning to break ground for construction of the new eastbound span of the Daniel Boone Bridge between Chesterfield and Weldon Spring.
Archer Western Project Wins USACE Award of Excellence
A collaborative project in the Southwest desert has improved natural habitats and water quality while assisting a community with flood risk and wastewater management.
Is it a tunnel, bridge, or park project?
What Does It Take to Construct a "Lid" Over an Active Freeway? Archer Western Knows...
RDR Teams With Toys for Tots to Bring a Message of Hope to Local Children in Need
The “Fill The Loader” campaign was started by Senior Project Manager Dave Moyar in 2010, the first year of The Western Wake Freeway Project.
Walsh Begins Construction on New AfterCare Apartments
A special message from our friends at Mercy Home…
Walsh Chosen as Preferred Bidder for Ohio River Bridges
The $2.6 billion Ohio River Bridges project is one of the largest transportation undertakings in the country.
Fort Benning Gateway Honors U.S. Army Men and Women
The Fort Benning Gateway in Columbus, Ga., was designed to honor the men and women serving at one of the largest military facilities in the nation.
Delivering State-of-the-Art on Schedule
The new TARDEC Ground Systems Power and Energy Lab will allow the U.S. Army to research, develop and test the next generation of military ground vehicle systems.
Veterans Memorial Bridge: Update
As it's constructed, Veterans Memorial Bridge becomes part of the environment
Archer Western Manatee Spotters?
All kinds of wildlife parade past manatee spotter for Palm City bridge project.
Massive Railroad Truss Rolls Into Place
Ultimately, eight years of planning all came down to eight hours and about 700 feet — the distance traveled by a nearly 400-ft-long, 4.3-million-lb railroad truss on four self-propelled modular transporters, or SPMTs, during the last Saturday of August in Chicago.
Hanging on to History
Two hangar-related projects at historic military sites illustrate varied approaches to managing cultural assets.
Steve DelGrosso Discusses Archer Western's $90M Memorial Bridge Project
DelGrosso is heading up a team of hundreds of workers from Archer Western and at least five major subcontractors, and he is responsible for ensuring the $90 million bridge is done on time and on budget.
Walsh Construction Company Canada Welcomes General Manager Craig Lesurf
In this new role Mr. Lesurf will be responsible for growing and managing the operations of Walsh Construction Company Canada, with a focus on client and subcontractor management.
South Shore Line Bridge in Final Phases
A 2,350-ton blue truss bridge was slid into place over Torrence Avenue in Hegewisch, which will soon replace one of the oldest bridges on the South Shore line.
Walsh Teams Up With Animal Planet for the Hit Series Tanked!
Watch our Walsh Team as they help install a massive 3700 gallon tank over a second floor staircase at the Weldbend office buildout project, located in Summit, Illinois.
Mother Nature Won't Stop Archer Western's Bridge Project in Atchison, Kansas
Mother Nature is always a factor when it comes to construction, but Archer Western did not let her get in the way of rebuilding the new Amelia Earhart Bridge.
Archer Western Contractors Complete Historic Columbus Drive Bridge Repairs
Even with some "bumps in the road" the project still came in under budget at $8.75 million
Walsh-Alberici Selected to Build New Daniel Boone Bridge
The $125 million Joint Venture project will build a new I-64 bridge over the Missouri River to replace the deteriorated bridge built in 1935.
The Legacy At Millennium Park Wins 2012 ULI Vision Award
The Legacy at Millennium Park: honored for innovation, best practices and “contributing to the growth of vibrant communities.”
New Inner Belt Bridge Gets a Girder That's Bigger Than BIG
The notched girder, known as a knuckle, will be the largest among hundreds of pieces of steel to go up over the next year, as the superstructure of the new I-90 span takes shape.
From Abandon Chicago Warehouse to LEED Platinum Status
Walsh Converts Warehouse to Create LEED Platinum Headquarter Expansion
Next Stop Norway: Walsh Breaks Ground in Oslo
On Monday May 14th, Ambassador Barry White broke ground on the new Embassy building at Huseby in Oslo. Mayor of Oslo Fabian Stang joined the Ambassador in grabbing a shovel to mark this important milestone in the long process of building a new U.S. embassy.
Walsh completes $60 million Detroit Arsenal Laboratory
The $60 Million lab has the ability to test any military ground vehicle, wheeled or tracked, in any environmental condition.
Walsh Goes Global: The New American Embassy at Oslo, Norway
On September 27, 2011, Walsh Global, LLC was awarded our first overseas embassy project, The New American Embassy at Oslo, Norway.
Mainstreet & Walsh Break Ground on a Next Generation Short Term Rehabilitation Facility
The Bridge Care Suites will combine a traditional health care model with the amenities and hospitality of an upscale hotel.
Walsh Headquarters is LEED Platinum
The New Walsh Headquarters Expansion is LEED Platinum Certified with the 6th highest LEED points facility in the country and the highest points in Illinois to date.
Archer Western to Begin Hospital Project
Construction of the new Broughton Hospital will begin in April and is expected to finish in 2014.
Illinois Guard and Reserve members nominate Walsh Construction Chicago for highest honor
The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense’s highest recognition for employers supporting members of the Guard and Reserve. Up to 15 recipients will be announced this summer and honored in Washington, D.C. on September 20 at the 17th annual Freedom Award Ceremony.
Rebuilding After Hurricane Katrina
Archer Western and McDonnel Group teamed up to build the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Processing Facility. This 433,000 SF facility will accommodate 1,400 inmates and include an Intake Processing Center and an administrative building for the Sheriff and staff. The new structure replaces several Sheriff’s Office buildings that were damaged during Hurricane Katrina.
Self-Climbing System Used for First Time in U.S.
Walsh Group Uses Self-Climbing System for First Time in the U.S.
Legacy at Millennium Park Wins Gold Award
Luxury Condominiums in Chicago at The Legacy at Millennium Park Win Gold Award in the Best in American Living Awards Program
The Walsh Group Acquires R&L Brosamer
America’s 12th largest general contractor continues to grow. The Walsh Group has officially acquired California-based Heavy-Highway contractor R&L Brosamer.
Don Gillis Named New President of Heavy Civil
The Walsh Group promotes Don Gillis to President of the Heavy Civil Group.
Pappajohn Web Cam
The 200,000-square-foot, six-story facility, located on the University of Iowa Health Science Campus, will house laboratory and office space dedicated to leading-edge, cross-disciplinary research involving scientists from across the campus.
Flood Protection System Beats Schedule
By using an elaborate wicking and drainage system rigged with instruments to report soil movement and consolidation within and below the structure, engineers fine-tuned the schedule with lead contractor Archer Western Contractors Ltd., Atlanta. They shaved work duration at sites along the 7.54-mile-long project to 45 to 60 days compared with the targeted 90 days.
I-10/I-95 Interchange wins On Time Award
In the On Time category: the Florida Department of Transportation won for its I-10 to I-95 Interchange: "The Big I" project
Walsh Breaks Ground in Hawaii
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, along with the Navy and Walsh Construction, broke ground on the final phase of a $330 million project.
Archer Western Gives Back
This year, Archer Western's Raleigh-Durham Roadbuilders hosted a donation site for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.
Walsh Construction Company Canada
Walsh Construction Company Canada recently broke ground on the Women’s College Hospital (WCH) project, the first and only Ambulatory Care Hospital in Ontario and the only hospital in Ontario with a primary focus on Women’s Health.
Archer Western Projects Recognized
Two Archer Western Contractors, Ltd. Projects were recognized in Texas Construction Magazine’s Best of 2010 awards program. The annual competition highlights commercial construction and design excellence from across Texas and Oklahoma.
Defining The Skyline
Recently, buildings such as The Legacy and The Blue Cross Blue Shield Headquarters, which Walsh Construction was contracted to build, have received some very positive reviews.
Record Breaking Project In Alabama
Construction is expected to begin around August 1 on the most expensive highway contract ever awarded by the Alabama Department of Transportation.
HPW Complex Ahead of Schedule
Construction of the new 711th Human Performance Wing complex is progressing so well it now appears likely to be complete months earlier than initial projected.
Contractor of the Year Awarded
After narrowing the field to 8 qualified finalists, Midwest Construction magazine has chosen Walsh Construction Company of Chicago as 2010 Contractor of the Year.
Texas Contractor of the Year Awarded
Texas Construction magazine recently announced its selection of Archer Western Contractors Ltd. of Arlington as its 2010 Contractor of the Year.