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Sponsored Content: Better Outcomes Begin with Better Collaboration

April 17, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Sponsored by:     Design better civil infrastructure with OpenRoads, OpenBridge and OpenRail What does it take to manage the infrastructure lifecycle? It involves many collaborating disciplines where the work is interconnected, with thousands of…

Manhattan’s Irish Hunger Memorial Receives Waterproof Renovation

April 17, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The Irish Hunger Memorial winds through a rural Irish landscape, with paths carved into a hill thickly lined with native Irish plants and stones imported…

Engineered Solutions: RenewWrap®: Column Repair

April 17, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Sponsored by: Milliken Infrastructure In June 2016, the South Carolina DOT (SCDOT) was in the midst of building a new interchange at the intersection…

Getting the Lights Back On in Puerto Rico: The Army Corps and Fluor Mount Massive Grid Restoration After Hurricane Maria

April 16, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 2017, was the worst natural disaster ever to befall the U.S. commonwealth, and also the deadliest storm of the record-setting 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. With peak sustained winds of 175…

Beyond a Book Depository: Commack Public Library Reopens  Following $8.3 Million Renovation

February 28, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The renovated and expanded library features a two-story-high aluminum-andglass storefront entrance vestibule with an aluminum sunshade. The beloved, 41-year-old Commack Public Library in Commack, N.Y., reopened following an $8.3 million renovation and expansion…

Are Your Construction Projects Under Control? Five Steps for Modernizing Cost and Schedule Management

February 26, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

“Incompetency at every level.” Definitely not the type of expression that should be associated with a $9 billion project. But that’s the case with the now cancelled construction of the two nuclear reactors in South Carolina of which the political, social…

Engineered Solutions: Precast Concrete Highway Slabs Expedite Caltrans Project

February 23, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Precast concrete highway pavement slabs are increasing in popularity for rapid highway construction. This is, in part, the result of many state departments of transportation recognizing the efficiency of the precast slab method and selecting it for use on…

A+ Infrastructure Begins Below the Surface

February 23, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

During summer 2008, the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) funded construction of a seven-mile segment of the northbound lanes of Interstate 25, extending from the Colorado state line to Cheyenne in southeast Wyoming. The soft, aged soils beneath…

Engineered Solutions: New Tool Enables Asset Protection and Reduced Cost Through Corrosion Management

February 21, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Corrosion is a naturally occurring phenomenon commonly defined as the deterioration of a substance (usually a metal) or its properties because of a reaction with the environment. Like other natural hazards such as earthquakes or severe weather disturbances,…

Strategic Sustainability: Fostering Environmental Awareness, Recycling and Compliance at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

February 5, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Elizabeth Krousel and Alicia Filzen How do you motivate an entire base of U.S. Marines, civilian staff, their families and others on the base to seriously embrace environmental stewardship, sustainability and recycling—and therefore comply with long-standing…