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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…

From the Editor: Variety and the Growth of Community

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Column

Infrastructure Week (May 15-19; infrastructureweek.org) was recently held in Washington, D.C., and several other cities across the United States. Infrastructure…

May – June 2017 TRENDS

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Trends

In this section, Informed Infrastructure compiles infographics from trusted sources that reveal insight on infrastructure spending. We also compile some…

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…

Executive Corner: It’s Critical to Understand Why a Project Is Valuable

June 1, 2017 - in Articles, Column

Effective architecture and engineering (A/E) firm leadership starts with the understanding that we’re in the business of delivering projects, and these projects are managed and delivered by people. To effectively run the business, leaders need clear and…

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…

Structural Solutions: Nuggets of Wisdom for Engineers Young and Old, Part 1

May 29, 2017 - in Articles, Column

If you haven’t been to the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) NASCC Steel Conference, you really need to go. It’s not just about the PDHs; there’s an awful lot to learn.

From the Editor: Infrastructure Report Card Again Near Failing

April 19, 2017 - in Articles, Column

Like for many students across the country, my kids’ school semester ended earlier this year. They each worked hard, doing their homework, studying for quizzes and tests, and preparing for finals. Also, like most kids, they would rather be spending their…

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…

Infrastructure Showcase: PCI Design Award Winners

April 18, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Now in its 55th year, the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Design Awards program recognizes design excellence and construction quality using precast concrete. The program has helped the design and construction community innovate and advance by…