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From the Editor: There’s No Replacement for ‘Learning by Doing’

August 30, 2017 - in Articles, Column

I recently visited a job site of a friend of mine who is a construction manager. I met with him to discuss the use of emerging drone and reality-capture technologies, but I ended up tagging along as he crisscrossed the site, solving one problem after another.…

Houston Flooding Affected by Infrastructure

August 28, 2017 - in Stormwater, Video, Water

About Todd DanielsonTodd Danielson has been in trade technology media for 20 years, now the editorial director for V1 Media and all of its publications:…

White House: Infrastructure Plan to Come After Congress Handles Tax Reform

August 23, 2017 - in Featured, Financial, News

A top aide to President Trump told reporters Aug 15 that the administration plans to first pursue a tax reform plan in Congress this autumn, then turn…

Secretary Chao Joins President Trump At Signing Of New Executive Order That Will Reform Infrastructure Permitting Process

August 17, 2017 - in Featured, News

NEW YORK – Today, U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao joined President Donald J. Trump as he signed a new Executive Order that will streamline the permitting and review processes for infrastructure projects. The Executive Order, entitled, “Establishing Discipline…

Executive Corner: Is the Future of Your Firm in the Hands of Millennials?

August 8, 2017 - in Articles, Column

One of the largest ownership transition issues A/E firm owners currently face is the same one they faced years ago: finding a way to influence younger employees and warm them to the idea of equity ownership. Luckily, there’s now much more robust qualitative…

SunTrust Park: Project Collaboration Helps Meet Opening Day Deadline for Atlanta Braves

August 7, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  Contractor:  American Builders 2017 Architect: Populous Structural Engineer: Walter P. Moore Fabricator: Hirschfeld Industries Modeler/Detailer: BDS VirCon The Atlanta Braves called Turner Field home for nearly 20 years, but time had taken its…

Video: Crews Disassemble Drill from Inside Tunnel

July 24, 2017 - in Transportation

As the front section of the giant SR 99 tunneling machine Bertha is cut and lifted from a disassembly pit, crews are hard at work disassembling the back end of the machine through the new tunnel. This short time lapse condenses more than a month’s work into…

Video: Oroville Dam Spillway Repair

July 17, 2017 - in Supply, Video, Water

Aerial drone footage from the state Department of Water Resources reveals progress on the Oroville Dam. Shot July 11, the video shows concrete being pumped between the stay-in-place forms. It is part of a new foundation and drainage system for the Lake Oroville…

Joe Harrison: GT STRUDL, Product Innovations, Key Customers, Important Use Cases

July 15, 2017 - in Featured, Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Hexagon's Joe Harrison, Product Owner of GT STRUDL, at the HxGN Live event held June 13-16, 2017, in Las Vegas. He discusses the creation and growth of GT STRUDL, key product strengths and use cases, new components and what…

Manufacturers Call for Strong Actions by Congress, Administration to Upgrade Infrastructure

June 28, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

Two major U.S. manufacturing groups have separately urged Congress and the Trump administration to take strong actions to dramatically improve entire networks of U.S. transportation facilities and other vital infrastructure. They made their cases as President…