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Sustainable Restoration: Engineers Look to Stabilize and Revitalize Historic North Carolina Farm

June 21, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Scott King, Project Manager The historic Lochill Farm, nestled in the rolling hills of the Piedmont in the heart of North Carolina, has been a regional treasure for more than 200 years. Located just outside the town of Hillsborough, N.C., in the Upper Neuse…

Engineered Solutions: Fugro Completes B-Directional Working Pile Load Tests for Triple-Deck Roundabout

June 20, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Pile testing by Fugro using the Osterberg Cell (O-cell®) bi-directional technique saved time, reduced safety risks and overcame space constraints during…

Renewable Energy: Apple Park Construction, Tech Leaders Make Huge Strides

June 9, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Clean energy has been an increasingly important topic in the United States. Recent attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget have created…

Penguin Perfect: Providing a Picturesque ‘Penguins Plus’ Path and Pavilion

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Consultants employ the latest in design technology to create a non-invasive world-class viewing area and walking path for the Penguins Plus View Experience at Phillip Island Nature Parks in Victoria, Australia. Every evening at sunset on the coastal beaches…

Long Island Rail Road Builds an Award-Winning New Bridge

June 5, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The Long Island Rail Road Company (LIRR) was chartered in 1834, and is one of the few railroads that survived as an intact company from its original charter to the present. Like any transportation network—especially those that have been around for 183 years—LIRR…

Engineered Solutions: New San Francisco 49ers Stadium Scores Big with BioMod® Stormwater Management System

May 29, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Sponsored By:           A large construction project such as a major-league sports stadium can include significant expanses of runoff-generating hardscape. A venue capable of seating nearly 70,000 people requires large parking areas…

Sponsored: Organizational Risk Management Practices Survey

April 19, 2017 - in Feature

Informed Infrastructure shares with its readers a strong belief that liability and risk mitigation are serious issues that must continue to be addressed and scrutinized to make infrastructure projects as safe and successful as possible. Recent examples of…

Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn’t Lie in Flying

Successful drone entrepreneur Petr Lněnička went from award-winning filmmaker to drone inspection leader in his native Czech Republic. Here he lays out 3 pieces of advice and explains why for him, the transition seemed logical, and why he believes the future…

The Hills on Governors Island Reshapes New York City Harbour

April 5, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Construction on an island is no picnic. All equipment and materials must be barged in from remote sites. Managing the shipment of equipment and materials, in part through the congestion of New York City, is no picnic, either. Combine the two, and you have…

Surveying Is Fun and Data Is Cheap: Bentley Systems Sets Pace of Reality Capture

Surveyors are accustomed to working with sophisticated and powerful technology, such as GNSS, laser scanning, and photo capture, which makes their jobs so much easier than it used to be. Even 30 years ago, gathering geometric data about the real world used…