Bid Protest Statistics for 2009

By: Andrew C. Briscoe On January 25, 2010, the United States Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) released its annual compilation of bid protest statistics for the 2009 fiscal year.  The statistics revealed that contractors filed 1,989 protests, a 20% increase from the prior fiscal year,… Read More >

Construction outlook appears strong in Evansville, Indiana

By: Andrew C. Briscoe The Evansville, Indiana area is experiencing a period of previously unseen growth in the construction sector.  Currently, four high-profile construction projects are underway, including the new municipal arena, museum expansion and renovation, North High School and Junior School campus, and… Read More >

IU Set to Move Forward with Major Building Initiative

By: Sean T. Devenney A recent announcement by Indiana University President Michael McRobbie suggests that IU intends to move forward on significant building projects at its IU Indy and Bloomington campuses in the near future.  This should come as good news for contractors and… Read More >

Illiana Expressway Passes out of House Committee

By: Joseph M. Leone, LEEP AP Senate Bill 0382, which authorizes the State to undertake the development of the Illiana Expressway, passed out of the House Roads and Transportation Committee on a 10-2 vote.  The Committee added amendments which may help overcome the Bill’s failure… Read More >

First Bid Package to be Released on Wishard

By: Scott P. Fisher Construction of the new Wishard Hospital is moving forward with the release of the first construction bid package. It includes a 2,300-space parking garage which will be first of five buildings to be constructed at the site. The bid package… Read More >