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High-Strength Steel Takes Salesforce Tower Chicago to New Heights

April 28, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Salesforce Tower Chicago anchors Wolf Point, a mixed-use development at the confluence of the Chicago River’s three branches. (Steelblue) The Chicago River has been transformed into a vast recreational park, with opportunities for residents and visitors…

One Hundred Above the Park: A New St. Louis Landmark

January 28, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

One Hundred Above the Park’s architecture has made it one of the most notable buildings in St. Louis, with views of Forest Park to the west and the…

Adapting to Climate Change

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

New York City projects protect against rising tides and ensure long-term usability. On Aug. 9, 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released…

Alpine Engineering: Ramcharger 8 Continues a History of Chairlift Innovation

March 31, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Big Sky Resort’s Ramcharger 8 is the first eight-seat chairlift in North America and one of the most technologically advanced chairlifts in the world. (Big Sky Resort) The most modern chairlift ever built in North America now is open at Montana’s Big Sky…

North Dakota Wildlife Crossing Improves Highway Safety for Animals and People

February 4, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

To help reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and protect North Dakota’s bighorn sheep population, a wildlife underpass was completed recently as part of a $38.5 million project along U.S. 85 that replaced the historic Long X Bridge over the Little Missouri…

Central Park Tower Pushes the Limits of Skyscraper Design

August 6, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

New York City’s Central Park Tower, the tallest residential building in the world, reflects state-of-the-art engineering techniques and environmentally conscious construction. For more than a century, New Yorkers have found space by building upward. Now…

Stormwater Management System Protects University of Michigan Campus

August 26, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The system protects university buildings from potential floods while benefiting the environment and the city of Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan’s Central Campus is a gathering spot for students and visitors. It’s also a stormwater collection point…

CAVTEC Moves Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Forward

July 19, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  Smart mobility solutions—such as connected infrastructure, autonomous vehicles, data-driven mobility and intelligent transport systems—are gaining ground in the transportation industry. To further these emerging smart mobility solutions, Space Institute…

A New New York Bridge

May 27, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The iconic Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is New York’s most ambitious infrastructure project of the 21st century. The Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is about more than connecting one point to another. The iconic structure also is an important feature in…

After the Wildfire: Soil Stabilization Key to Recovery Efforts

May 2, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Fiber-reinforced matrix products are designed to give seed a stable growth medium on particularly steep slopes. Hydromulch was used on hillsides in the Verdugo Mountains in Los Angeles following the La Tuna Fire, which started Sept. 1, 2017, and burned 7,194…