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Infrastructure Showcase: Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards Winners

January 4, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

At Autodesk University 2016 in Las Vegas, the company presented its AEC Excellence Awards. This year’s competition showcased projects embracing the future of making things for AEC and civil infrastructure through the use of innovative and connected BIM technologies,…

Infrastructure Showcase: Co-Winners of the 2016 Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award

January 3, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced co-winners of the fifth annual Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award, which recognizes PCI-certified…

Collect Data Once, Use Whenever Needed: Mobile-Mapping Systems Create Quick and Detailed 3D Models of Infrastructure

January 2, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Complete mobile-mapping systems combine sensory information into 3D models that include point clouds, imagery and geolocated data that can be used for…

​Structural Engineering Finalists and Winner, Year in Infrastructure 2016

December 22, 2016 - in Awards, Featured

Read this Informed Infrastructure supplement showcasing the Finalists and Winner for the Bentley Systems 2016 Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Structural Engineering.

President Signs WIIN Act Containing Water Supply Cost Savings Act Provisions Championed by Water Systems Council Into Law

December 20, 2016 - in Featured, Water

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2016 - President Obama has signed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act into law, which includes provisions of the Water Supply Cost Savings Act championed by the Water Systems Council and other leading water…

A Scenic, Secure Thriller: Elk Falls Park Suspension Bridge Provides Sensitive Access to Canadian Treasure

December 19, 2016 - in Articles, Featured

By Angus W. Stocking, L.S. Elk Falls, beautifully cascading for 89 feet (27 meters), is the centerpiece of Elk Falls Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. By all accounts, it’s one of Canada’s most-scenic waterfalls, but for most of the park’s existence,…

PDH: Recommendations for Bioretention Media Qualification

December 15, 2016 - in Featured

Click here to obtain accredited professional development hours while learning about bioretention media.

Congress Approves Water Projects Bill

December 13, 2016 - in Featured, Water

The Senate voted 78 to 21, early on Dec. 10, to approve a bill that authorizes navigation, flood control and drinking water projects. That sent the measure to President Obama to sign into law. The House had passed the bill 360-61 on Dec. 8 and sent it to the…

New Report Documents Progress and Needed Investment to Move Freight Programs Forward In the 21st Century

December 7, 2016 - in Featured, Transportation

WASHINGTON –The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the American Association of Port Authorities are today releasing a national freight infrastructure report, The State of Freight II—Implementing the FAST Act and Beyond,…

BIM Breakthrough: Historic Grand Paris Express Employs BIM on Monumental Scale

December 6, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

When the original Paris Metro system was built more than a century ago, it connected all the most vital parts of the city. But Paris has changed a lot in 116 years. Now outlying neighborhoods are home to Europe’s largest business district, the world’s…