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Product Comparison: Precast vs. Cast-in-Place Manhole Base

July 29, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Photos show precast manholes stacked for deployment (left), being lowered into place (middle) and ready for fill and grading (right). Construction today is all about one word: impact. Low-impact construction is all about designing and producing a sequence…

Aligning the Lines: Surveying and Scanning Combine to Build New Zealand’s First Underground Railway

July 29, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The survey team was instrumental to building the initial 50-m-long tunnel portal for the TBM and then ensuring it stayed on the right path during boring.…

Future Proof: Geofoam Pre-Games Construction Challenges as Airports Expand

July 29, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

For Salt Lake City and Denver airports, general contractors Ralph L. Wadsworth and GH Phipps (left and right, respectively) worked with Atlas Molded Products…

Better Gardiner: Two Deteriorating Bridges Rapidly Replaced

July 29, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

(Image Credit - MaineImaging.com) Gardiner, Maine, is a small city (population less than 6,000) in Kennebec County. Founded in 1754 on the banks of the Kennebec River near the furthest point upriver that deep-draft vessels can reach, it’s a nationally…

Threading the Needle: Rebuilding 100-Year-Old Transit Infrastructure Above the Streets of Chicago

May 27, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The city of Chicago features an undeniable legacy of design innovation. Based on a long history of pushing the limits of possibility through experimentation, Chicago has been something of a smart-city laboratory ever since the Great Chicago Fire left huge…

Redeveloping Underutilized Spaces: Growth of the Life Science and Consumer Goods Market Sectors Offers Real Estate Development and Repositioning Opportunities

May 27, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Increased capacity plumbing and ventilation systems were specified by Montroy Andersen DeMarco in the laboratory section of the Secaucus, N.J., research and office facility of The Martin Bauer Group, a global manufacturer and provider of quality tea and botanicals.…

The Purple Pioneers: Irvine Ranch Water District Continues To Innovate

May 27, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

IRWD’s Michelson Water Recycling Plant repurposes water for multiple uses. The Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) has always set itself apart as a proactive and pioneering organization in mitigating environmental challenges. In the early 1980s, for example,…

‘Adaptive Reuse’ Leads to Innovative Partnering Opportunities

April 28, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Where the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino once stood, Atlantic City will create a development corridor to connect a convention center to retail space, boardwalks and beaches. (Wikimedia Commons) As public assets become weathered through time, repair and maintenance…

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…

Help Wanted: Smart People; Transportation Industry Addresses Workforce Expansion and Diversification

April 28, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Bentley Education partners with the National Society of Black Engineers to engage with talented engineering students. The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is a generational investment, promising impactful progress in rebuilding and…