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New Wichita State Virtual Reality Cave Uses Cutting-Edge Technology

Nestled in a nondescript room in Wichita State’s MESA Building is something known simply as “the Cave.” It doesn’t look like much – that is, until the lights are turned off and the 12 LED projectors are turned on. Suddenly you’re immersed in a…

HDR Experts Kick Off AISC Night School Series on Steel Bridge Design

July 12, 2016 - in Bridges, Corporate

July 11, 2016—HDR bridge experts recently led the first of eight sessions on steel bridge design for the American Institute of Steel Construction's…

AECOM Wins Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Contract

LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2016 — AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that it has been awarded a new…

Structural Steel Detailing—Perfection has Always Been More than Important

July 6, 2016 - in Column

Today’s construction industry relies heavily on robust steel development. Accurate structural engineering promises sturdy buildings that withstand unexpected natural disasters. Gone are times, when engineers and construction specialist had to work with elementary…

Fluor Consortium Named Preferred Bidder for A27/A1 Public Private Partnership Project in the Netherlands

IRVING, Texas & AMSTERDAM—Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) announced today that it is part of the 3Angle consortium, a special purpose company selected as the preferred bidder by the Dutch government for the A27/A1 public private partnership (PPP) project…

Dewberry Announces the Promotion of Tracy Coker

June 29, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People

Dewberry has announced the promotion of Tracy Coker, RID, LEED AP, to office director of the firm's Peoria, Illinois, office. Coker, an associate principal and senior designer, has been with Dewberry for more than 28 years. She specializes in interior design…

CH2M Congratulates Panama Canal Authority for Transforming Global Trade

On June 26, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), the agency of the government of Panama responsible for the operation and management of the Panama Canal, held the inaugural opening of the historic $5.25-billion third set of locks expansion project with the transit…

Parsons to Manage Design and Installation of the Nation’s First All-Lane, Dynamic-Priced Tolling on Virginia’s I-66

PASADENA, Calif., June 27, 2016 – Parsons is pleased to announce that it will manage the design and installation of the nation’s first all-lane, dynamic-priced tolling system on a 10-mile segment of I-66 in Virginia from I-495 (the Capital Beltway)…

New LA Metro Security Headquarters to Unify Transit Resources

June 24, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Transit

Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority selected HDR as the lead design firm for the first phase of its new Emergency Security Operations Center (ESOC). Planning and design will be completed early in 2017 with construction scheduled to begin in 2018.…

U.S. EPA to Help Six Communities Develop Sustainable Design Strategies

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today it has selected six cities for technical assistance with sustainable design strategies under its Greening America’s Communities (GAC) program. The 2016 cities chosen for assistance…