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CARES Act Impacts Engineering and Construction Sector

March 31, 2020 - in Articles, Column

The CARES Act does not provide direct relief for additional costs and delays to individual projects.  COVID-19 precautions continue to impact construction by delaying material shipments and reducing labor availability, as well as governmental orders to…

Change Leader Full Interview: Bringing AEC Collaboration to the Cloud

March 30, 2020 - in Articles, Interview

Israel Sumano is the senior director of infrastructure at Southland, one of the nation’s largest MEP building systems firms. V1 Media: Please provide…

ReEngineering the Engineer: Curiosity: Engineers Do Better than the Cat

March 30, 2020 - in Articles, Column

To date, my engineering firm has been a team member for two different Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) projects. Both included many regularly scheduled…

Video: Interview with Structural Engineer Clark Baurer

March 30, 2020 - in Featured, Interview, Video

Clark Baurer, S.E., wrote an article in the April 2020 issue of Informed Infrastructure: "It’s the Thought That Counts: Simple Tools (Like Hand Sketches) Can Help Create Better Designs." To supplement the feature and learn a little more about Baurer…

Construction Contractors Are Working to Manage Coronavirus Risks

March 27, 2020 - in Articles, Column

Contractors are staggering shifts and crews are cleaning tools, handles and hands in cities where projects continue. Zurich North America Construction crews in many cities continued to raise cranes and swing hammers as much of the world shut down to stem the…

Video: Interview with Theo Agelopoulos, the senior director of Infrastructure Strategy and Marketing at Autodesk

In November 2019, Informed Infrastructure Editorial Director Todd Danielson interviewed Theo Agelopoulos, the senior director of Infrastructure Strategy and Marketing at Autodesk, at the Autodesk University (AU) Conference in Las Vegas.

Now is the Time to Increase Investment in America’s Critical Infrastructure 

March 20, 2020 - in Articles, Column, Featured

The scope of the coronavirus pandemic is something we haven’t experienced in our lifetime. Each of us has been recruited to fight an unseen enemy that is disrupting our lives, businesses, and overall economic health. State and local leaders have called on…

Cracks in the Road: Resolving Unintentional Maintenance Impacts on a Residential Development

March 9, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

All residential development projects encounter problems and complications. Some are expected, but most are not. The Summerlake subdivision in Wintergarden, Fla., required maintenance and mitigation due to unexpected construction delays that allowed cracks…

Reflecting History in the Present and Future: Redeveloping and Preserving the Old Sacramento Waterfront District

March 9, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  Ever since the planting of Sacramento at the confluence of two mighty rivers, she has had to fight for existence with an energy and constancy which have developed her nerve and muscle and proved her vitality beyond that of any city of modern times.”…

Infrastructure Outlook: Power Distribution Networks Must Perfect Data Quality and Governance

February 26, 2020 - in Articles, Column

The electric utility industry is undergoing a major transformation driven by new sources of energy generation (solar and wind power), consumer demand for faster and more-affordable services, cybersecurity, and Big Data. Gathering data to harvest insights and…