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Staying on Track: CSX Leads a Reline for Timber-Beam Bridges in Georgia

November 26, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

CSX Corp., together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation’s leading transportation suppliers. For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in economic expansion and industrial development across the eastern United…

Redmond Elementary School’s Stormwater Detention System

November 16, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Lake Washington School District’s new Clara Barton Elementary School in Redmond, Wash., is one of the new elementary schools in the Redmond Learning…

Madison Square Park Tower: Slender, Inverted, Remarkable

November 10, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The last decade witnessed a global boom in tall building construction, and, like every year since 2014, 2017 set another record for tall building construction…

Tulsa’s ‘Gathering Place’ Brings a Community Together

October 29, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Located along the Arkansas River in Tulsa, Okla., the Gathering Place is too large and topographically complex to be taken in from a single vantage point. Circulation ties the wide-ranging elements together.   Thousands of Tulsa, Okla., residents turned…

Auto Auto Parking: It’s About More Than Just Parking Your Car

September 28, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

When it comes to discussions of moving people around, self-driving cars, ride-hailing services and bike-sharing companies are grabbing all the headlines. These industries and associated technologies certainly are interesting: for a long time we’ve dreamed…

Square Building in a Round Hole

September 24, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Integrating virtual construction and geospatial technologies into design-build projects reduces risk and improves control costs. It’s hard enough to build a complex industrial structure 12 stories tall. Putting the structure into a deep, concrete-lined hole…

112-Foot-Tall Reinforced Soil Slope Project Challenges Bay Bridge Construction Team

September 24, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

There are many aspects of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s recent reconstruction that could be considered engineering wonders. After nearly 12 years of construction, engineering challenges and cost overruns, the new eastern span opened in September…

Real-Time Reporting: Information Management Keeps $1 Billion Light-Rail Project on Track

September 14, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Traditionally, the construction and engineering sectors have been somewhat reticent to adopt new technology. However, with the prospect of a U.S. government infrastructure bill in the works, which could trigger spending of $200 billion in federal money during…

Bond … 54 Bond Street: NYC Building Restoration Wins Prestigious Award

August 27, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

54 Bond Street in Manhattan is a circa-1874, corner cast-iron building in the French Second Empire style. Its recent facade preservation and restoration project in Manhattan received a 2018 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award, the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s…

Emergency Operations: Loyola University Medical Center Upgrades Stormwater Mitigation System After Dangerous Flooding Event

August 15, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Bill Wood, P.E. The year 2013 typically isn’t remembered for its storms. There were no Hurricane Harveys or Marias, no Superstorm Sandys, and no Katrinas. However, while not given names, smaller storms still can severely impact communities and cause major…