Construction workers placed the final steel beam, scrawled with signatures from hospital staff, on the top of the new 445,000 sf, five story hospital on former 100 acre Rowan University property. See CIS Project for more details.
See also Inspira Health Network
Ben DuPont and Don Wirth, longtime members of the DuPont Country Club, plan to increase the club’s membership, currently 1,750 members down from 5,000 in 2004, by investing $18 Million in more family friendly facilities. Plans include construction of a 15,000 sf fitness facility and indoor golf driving range, three all-season swimming pools along with associated site improvements within the 525 acre property. See project details.
DuPont and Wirth expect their venture to be profitable by catering to today’s families, who look to spend more time together. One of the options they are considering – reducing the par 3 course from 18 holes to 12. According to WHYY News
Construction is expected to begin this summer and be completed by 2020.
A U.S. Dept. of Transportation plan to reshape and rename the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER, grants has come under fire from senior Senate appropriators.
Source: US DOT Move to Revise TIGER Grants Faces Heat in Senate
A federal lawsuit was filed in March by two truck driving groups – the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association and the National Motorists Association. The suit claims that it is unconstitutional for the PA Turnpike to give payments to PennDOT to help pay for non-turnpike projects. Read more at Penn Live.