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Mobile Technology Drives the Need to Change Heavy Civil Construction

September 4, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

SYNCHRO Field allows users to alert the team to an issue from the jobsite, automatically adding map coordinates and linking the project issue directly to the model view with a simple workflow. Heavy civil infrastructure projects are getting larger and more…

Shoreline Stabilization: Teamwork and Technology Tackle a Growing Concern

August 28, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The team at GZA—a Massachusetts-based firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water and construction-management services—had their…

Infrastructure Outlook: Making Progress on Infrastructure Requires a New Approach to Technology Adoption

August 28, 2020 - in Articles, Column

Infrastructure has a powerful impact on the social and economic health of the regions it serves, and the value of establishing strong and resilient infrastructure…

Pigs in the Water? Houston’s Largest Surface-Water Project Brings Engineering Value and Confidence

August 26, 2020 - in Articles, Feature

By Josh Tebbe and Wayne Biery The Greater Houston region’s reliance on groundwater created the nation’s largest areas of ground subsidence and placed the metro area on a path toward a potential water shortage as its population grows.  Recognizing…

Engineered Solutions: Remote Design Collaboration as the New Norm

August 25, 2020 - in Articles

Sponsored By:     How Design Teams of All Sizes Are Remaining Connected and Keeping Productive By James Kelly Facing the New Industry Challenges in this New Normal During the last few months, the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted business…

Change Leader: Designing Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Requires Coordination

August 24, 2020 - in Articles, Profile

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. Justin Merkel, P.E., is a senior distribution engineer in HDR’s Missoula office. Transportation…

Code Update: CJP HSS Welds: Be Informed Before You Specify

August 24, 2020 - in Articles, Column

Weld design isn’t exempt from the numerous differences between wide-flange (WF) and hollow structural section (HSS) connection design. Unlike open sections where welding is possible on both sides of the flanges and web, the interior of HSS sections commonly…

Engineered Solutions: BIM Methodology Helps Design the World’s Longest Double-Decker Bridge, Saving Time and Costs

August 17, 2020 - in Articles

OpenRoads helped WIKA review the alignment of the main road, ramps and approaching structures.     Sponsored by:     Connecting a Patchwork of Highways When PT. Wijaya Karya (WIKA), an Indonesia-based company that provides construction,…

Executive Corner: Growth 2.0: The A/E Industry Reflects and Restarts

August 16, 2020 - in Articles, Column

It’s been approximately 100 days since the United States joined nations around the world in an unprecedented series of events to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Societal norms and business practices were overturned almost instantaneously, while slogans…

Future Forward: Most People Want to Help You

August 16, 2020 - in Articles, Profile

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. Erin Rothman is the founder of StormSensor and an environmental consultant. She didn’t invent…