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Thoughts from Engineers: Initial Reactions from the Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

January 14, 2019 - in Articles, Column

America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA 2018) or S. 3021 was signed into law by President Trump on Oct. 23, 2018, and outlines an ambitious course of action with respect to the nation’s navigable waterways and built water infrastructure. (To read…

Change Leader: Transforming the World toward a Better Outcome

January 7, 2019 - 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.…

Change Leader Full Interview: Transforming the World toward a Better Outcome

January 7, 2019 - in Articles, Interview

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.…

Executive Corner: Passing the Torch: Succession Planning Fundamentals for A/E Firms

January 7, 2019 - in Articles, Column

With a huge number of baby-boomer leaders preparing to retire, we’re witnessing the next generation of industry CEOs being promoted to lead their firms. Almost every week, we see press releases showcasing new A/E CEOs taking the reins from their predecessors—the…

Engineered Solutions: Transcending Time – Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel Provides Solution to Combat Corrosion on Bridges Old and New

December 19, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

Sponsored by:   The world is a very different place today than it was in 1966—a time of space exploration, computers the size of an entire room, and color TVs being a new phenomenon. In addition to these scientific and technological advancements, there…

New Tricks Result in Treat for I-95 Commuters: Collaboration Key to Early Project Completion

December 17, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  On Halloween, Oct. 31, 2017, commuters who use the heavily congested I-95/395 highway in Virginia received a special treat: a new 2-mile-long reversible express lane that would significantly ease congestion on the heavily travelled interstate. Although…

Future Forward: Creating a ‘New Power Landscape’

December 16, 2018 - in Articles, Profile

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering to spur continuing thought and dialog to create a better industry. These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject…

Future Forward Full Interview: Creating a ‘New Power Landscape’

December 16, 2018 - in Articles, Interview

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research and development in civil and structural engineering to spur continuing thought and dialog to create a better industry. These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are…

Final Thoughts: Project Management Often About ‘Common Sense’

December 16, 2018 - in Articles, Column

I begin this column knowing I may offend some people in project management, because my contention is that project management of engineering projects isn’t that complicated. Project management relies on common sense we all use every day in our lives (with…

ReEngineering the Engineer: Patience Is a Virtue

December 10, 2018 - in Articles, Column

My dad passed away about a year and a half ago. Being the oldest of three children, it was my task to help put together the eulogy for the service. I knew I wouldn’t be the one reading it (those types of potentially emotional talks are not in my repertoire),…