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Future Forward: When In Doubt, Damp It Out

April 7, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

Douglas P. Taylor is president of Taylor Devices, which manufactures seismic dampers that protect structures during events such as earthquakes and high winds.

Change Leader: 3D Modeling Delivers Widespread Benefits

April 6, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

Kevin Schlereth is a senior design application specialist at HNTB, an architecture, engineering, planning and construction services firm founded more…

The Hills on Governors Island Reshapes New York City Harbour

April 5, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Magazine

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,…

Final Thoughts: The Evolution of Women in Engineering: Moving from Ground Zero

April 1, 2017 - in Column

I have more years of experience than any woman engineer who I have worked with. Let that sink in … This wording is true, because when I started my career in 1971, there were no women engineers in the workforce at the Indiana Department of Transportation.…

Watch How Tappan Zee Bridge’s Main Span Towers Will be Constructed

March 27, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge is halfway done. Work on the massive $4-billion project has reached the 50 percent mark two years after it started, Tom McGuinness, construction compliance engineer for the New York State Thruway Authority, said Wednesday…

Structural Solutions: Engineers Need to Take Responsibility for Public-Safety Designs

March 24, 2017 - in Articles, Column

My wife and I have been in Charlotte, N.C., for quite some time now. We’ve watched it grow from a rather sleepy city in the early 1980s to a national banking center despite having to weather the recent financial crisis. Of course, growth means jobs, and…

Aiden Mercer and Cyndi Smith: Going Digital, Impacts of Reality Modeling, Government Uptake, and YII 2017 in Asia

March 6, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Bentley Systems' Aiden Mercer, Marketing Director, Utilities and Government, and Cyndi Smith, Senior Director of Product Marketing, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the Hilton London Metropole.…

Video: Mark Biagi and Sandra DiMatteo: Leveraging BIM Investments, AssetWise CONNECT Edition, Drones, Standards and Rail

February 20, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Bentley Systems' Mark Biagi, Business Development Executive, Asset Performance Products, and Sandra DiMatteo, Marketing Director, Asset Performance Products, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the…

From the Editor: Start the New Year Looking Back to See Forward

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Column

With 2016 in the rearview mirror, it’s a great time to reflect on our accomplishments and failures as well as look ahead at the potential 2017 holds for us as individuals and for our industry as a whole. Look Back Professionally, 2016 was a busy and exciting…

Video: Flexible Buried Bridges

February 6, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

This video includes a general overview of flexible buried bridges and commentary from the fabricator, county engineer and contractor who worked on a buried bridge in Iowa. View the video to learn more about the benefits of a flexible buried bridges, and why…