The Army Corps of Engineers spent two weeks investigating 171 projects halted last month after the agency was questioned about some levee-building, port-dredging and port-restoration projects' importance. Eight projects are still under review, reports say.
The 15-year-old Bridge Marketing Program has found a niche market in preserving, and sometimes relocating, the state's historic bridges. All states have similar programs that preserve old structures, a report says. The National Park Service says older bridges are in "extreme jeopardy."
New York City plans to hold a ceremony to commemorate the end of the World Trade Center site cleanup on May 30, reports say. Since Sept. 11, a reported 1.8 million tons of steel and concrete have been moved from the site.
A $1.9-billion Baja Peninsula project that would build a series of marinas, hotels, golf courses, airports and a road linking them reportedly is one of the most ambitious tourism plans Mexico has ever tackled. The "Nautical Ladder" would link yacht owners to improved marinas and then transport their boats over land as a shortcut to the Sea of Cortes. Conservation groups are worried that habitats could be sacrificed for the risky project.