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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…

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…

Hot-in-Place Asphalt Recycling Yields Benefits for Road Rehabilitation

January 3, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Rehabilitating asphalt-paved roads has been growing in popularity thanks to the availability of more cost-effective solutions. One industry-leading method is hot-in-place recycling (HIR), an onsite method for deteriorated blacktop pavement rehabilitation.…

Sponsored Content: Reality modeling is everywhere!

January 2, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

Sponsored By:       At Bentley Systems’ annual Be Inspired Awards ceremony, held on October 12 during The Year in Infrastructure Conference in Singapore, nominees were recognized for their BIM advancements in infrastructure. Ten independent…

Engineered Solutions: Building a Legacy

January 1, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

High atop Hidden Peak, EPS Geofoam Solves Unique Construction Challenges By Terry Meier, ACH Foam Technologies All projects have challenges, purpose and meaning, yet some projects mean a lot more to owners than others. It takes a visionary to leave a legacy,…

Engineered Solutions: Staying on Track

January 1, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

CSX Leads a Reline for Timber-Beam Bridges in Georgia CSX Corp., together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation’s leading transportation suppliers. For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in economic expansion…

More Than Hype: The Reality of Reality Capture

December 18, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

I know what you might be thinking: “Yawn. Another story about drones. Skip!” and usually I’d agree with you. There are so many stories, so much marketing, and so much hype around drones that it’s easy to get bored with the topic. However, it’s with…

Collaborative BIM: Xishi Winter Olympics Square Project Transforms Historic Industrial Zone

December 11, 2017 - in Articles, Emergency, Feature, Featured

The 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee contracted Beijing Shougang International Engineering (BSIE) to design and construct an office plaza in Shougang, a historic industrial park in Shijingshan District, Beijing, China. The project called for innovative…

Fire Safety for High-Rise Mass-Timber Buildings

December 4, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By David Barber, Principal, Arup Buildings constantly change and develop as architects, engineers and scientists innovate and develop new products and construction methods. Interest has been growing worldwide in the design and construction of high-rise timber…