Maggie Daley Park beginning to taking '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.
VDOT I-95 Project
The reconstruction of 11 I-95 bridges in Richmond and Henrico County is expected to cost $15 million less than the original estimate, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Interstate 4/Crosstown Connector
The $389.5- million Interstate 4/Crosstown Connector in Tampa was another long-awaited Florida Dept. of Transportation project kick-started into life by roughly $100 million in stimulus funding.
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.
Met Council Awards $205.1 Million Contract
The Metropolitan council awarded its first heavy construction contract for the Central Corridor light rail transit project to Walsh Construction Wednesday.
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.
Walsh Volunteers at Boys and Girls Club
Walsh Construction offered to help the Cascade County, Montana club renovate space in its building to accommodate the growing number of students.
Captivating Add-On Architecture
Walsh Construction's vertical expansion of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Headquarters at 300 E. Randolph is the most extensive piece of vertically expanded architecture ever done in Chicago.
John's Creek Wins Safety Award
Liberty Mutual Group proudly recognizes the employees of Archer Western Contractors for exceptional safety performance in the completion of John's Creek Environmental Campus Wastewater Treatment Facility.
$1.13 Billion Upgrade Approved at LAX
The Walsh Austin Joint Venture was awarded two contracts to build two new concourses and upgrade the Tom Bradley International Terminal.