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Engineered Solutions: Big Service for Small Design and Engineering Firms

December 1, 2020 - in Articles, Engineered Solutions, News

In July 2020, Bentley Systems Inc. announced the launch of Virtuosity, a Bentley Company, to sell Bentley’s world-class design solutions, but with a different sales model and delivery of licensing, training and support.

Engineered Solutions: Leaning Into the Best Technology

December 1, 2020 - in Articles, Engineered Solutions, News

Another part of my role is to optimize and document our CAD workflows and standards. And I’m here to work with our engineering managers and IT team…

ReEngineering the Engineer: Security 101: COVID, a New Level of Growing Pain

November 30, 2020 - in Articles, Column

Life was seemingly simple when I started engineering. We printed out a large floor plan from the architect and drew the floor framing on tracing paper.…

Video: Leaning Into the Best Technology

November 9, 2020 - in Interview, Video

Todd Danielson, Informed Infrastructure's editorial director, interviewed Jason Kreger, Civil 3D CAD Manager, WSB, via webcam.

All Aboard the St. Louis MetroLink: Big Block, Hollow Core Retaining Wall System Protects Trains in Beautiful New Digs

November 9, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  The St. Louis MetroLink serves as a lifeline for commuters and visitors alike, with routes extending through downtown to the city’s international airport, near Washington University, and out to Scott Air Force Base near Shiloh, Ill. One of the busiest…

Letters from October 2020 Issue

October 30, 2020 - in Articles, Letters, Letters

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Construction Concerns: Ten Strategies for Planning a Successful Construction Project

October 30, 2020 - in Articles, Column

JACQUELINE GREENBERG VOGT There has been a recent abundance of catastrophic construction failures. One of the more-famous failures occurred on March 15, 2018, when a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University, killing six people.…

Code Update: Construction Stormwater Permitting and Regulations

October 26, 2020 - in Articles, Column

LILY MONTESANO, CISEC Construction sites can generate substantial amounts of pollutants during a relatively short period of time. From exposed soils to concrete, trash and solvents, pollutants present at construction sites, if uncontrolled, can easily…

Increasing Profits and Winning More Work: GMF Industries’ Journey from Traditional to Model-Based Estimates

October 26, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Estimating is inarguably one of the most-important and challenging aspects of any project, especially in today’s market in which the pressure is high to deliver competitive estimates in tight timeframes. At the same time, errors during takeoff, the volatility…

Engineered Solutions: Solving Common Bridge Design Problems with BIM

October 19, 2020 - in Articles, Engineered Solutions

Building Information Modeling (BIM) has revolutionized the way many construction projects are designed, built and managed—yet the bridge design and construction sector has yet to fully realize the benefits.