Nearly $1B in Upcoming St. Louis Construction Projects to be Featured at Investment in Infrastructure Expo
ST. LOUIS, MO — Major public works construction projects in the St. Louis region with bidding opportunities in 2019 will be presented to interested contractors and suppliers at the 2019 Investment in Infrastructure Expo hosted by the SITE Improvement Association on Tuesday, February 26 at the St. Charles Convention Center. The event will feature a series of presentations on contracting opportunities and related topics, plus a trade show-style exhibition hall for attendees to network and meet with project owners, industry vendors and suppliers.
“The amount of public works construction projects that will be available this year approaches $1 billion in the St. Louis region,” said SITE Executive Director Terry Briggs. “The Infrastructure Expo provides contractors, suppliers, engineers and equipment dealers the opportunity to hear and personally discuss these upcoming projects with these public bodies and be better prepared to bid on and win work from them.”
Presentations on upcoming public work projects will be made by the Missouri Department of Transportation, Metropolitan Sewer District, City of St. Louis Board of Public Service, St. Louis County Department of Transportation and the Jefferson and St. Charles counties road boards. Other presentation topics will include:
- A construction economic forecast by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Ameren Missouri’s construction plans for the year
The proposed hyperloop transportation system between St. Louis and Kansas City
Panel discussions on diversity requirements on public works projects and addressing safety culture within a contractor’s workforce
Presentations begin at 1:30 p.m. and end at 3:45 p.m. and will consist of four concurrent presentations, allowing attendees to pick the topics that most interest them. A networking session will run from 3:45-6:00 pm in the exhibit hall for attendees to meet and browse the displays and booths showcasing services and latest equipment. Refreshments will be available during the networking session at no additional cost.