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COVER STORY

Risk Management

14 Texas is a little bit different from all other states when it comes to the cost and responsibility for design defects. Can the state’s subcontractors eradicate a precedent with unusual roots dating back to 1907 San Antonio?

NEWS

Business

06 Litigation: New fallout hits creditors in PG&E battle
08 Workplace: How a contractor’s owner broke ties to a nonunion firm
10 Rail Transit: Concrete firm to pay $1 million to settle charges of false records
12 International: World Bank debars Odebrecht subsidiary for alleged fraud
13 Infrastructure: Study finds Canadian private funders wary of project risk
13 Education: Broader training needed for engineering deans, says study

Technology

07 Research: New methods and materials in bridge building gain acceptance
46 Risk Mitigation: Insurance company advisor cuts out the middle man

Projects

10 Manufacturing: After Trump steps in, Foxconn recommits to flat-panel hub
11 Tall Buildings: Supertower-building activity healthier than ever last year
12 Highways: Virginia launches $1 billion in I-95 and Capital Beltway projects


ALSO INSIDE

ENR Texas & Louisiana

Honoring the Region’s Top Young Professionals

Integrating the Practical Into Engineering Instruction

Resilient Museum Much More Than Child’s Play

ENR California

ENR California’s Top Young Professionals

Legacy Award Winners

Aquarium Learning Center Taps Into Complex Water Cycle