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Executive Corner: Is Your Company’s Stock a Good Investment?

October 28, 2019 - in Articles, Column

"The best investment I ever made!”  I can’t tell you how often I’ve heard owners in the architecture, engineering and environmental consulting industries say something to this effect when I’ve asked about the performance of their company stock.…

Thoughts From Engineers: Water Scarcity is Common: The Grim Reality of Freshwater Supplies Worldwide

October 17, 2019 - in Articles, Column

Most news headlines barely get my attention, but it was startling to come across a list of 11 cities projected to experience serious water shortages within…

‘Science Gateway’ Emerges from Former Naval Compound

October 11, 2019 - in Articles, Featured

Maryland’s Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center opened in August 2019. The hospital cost $400 million and will include 180 private patient…

Change Leader: Use Familiar Tools to Achieve Public Support

October 11, 2019 - in Articles, Column

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. The video discussed in this interview can be viewed at wp.me/p8dJln-bXo Doug Taylor is vice president…

Change Leader Full Interview: Use Familiar Tools to Achieve Public Support

October 11, 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. Doug Taylor is the vice president and transportation practice leader for Stewart, an engineering,…

From the Editor: It’s Time to Think About More Than Financial Costs

October 11, 2019 - in Articles, Column

As I scanned the Table of Contents for this October 2019 issue of Informed Infrastructure, I noticed the article title “Brick Sewer Rehabilitation in Nation’s Capital.” My first thought was that it didn’t read “Brick Sewer Replacement.” I’m sure…

Future Forward: Harnessing Ocean Waves to Add Another Piece to the Renewable Energy Equation

October 3, 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. Christopher Ridgewell is the CEO at AW-Energy, a Finnish company developing the patented WaveRoller…

Future Forward Full Interview: Harnessing Ocean Waves to Add Another Piece to the Renewable Energy Equation

October 3, 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. Christopher Ridgewell is the CEO at AW-Energy, a Finnish company developing the patented WaveRoller…

ReEngineering the Engineer: A Tale of Two Projects

October 3, 2019 - in Articles, Column

Every now and then, you get a project that just seems to run into headwinds no matter which direction you turn. This latest one, however, came at a time when we were closing out our Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) project. The difference between the two…

Bridge Rehabilitation and Replacement: Engineers Explain Methods Used on the Seabrook Strauss Bascule Bridge

September 16, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Gregory P. Taravella, P.E., and James W.H. Costigan, E.I. The Seabrook Bridge is a Strauss Heel-Trunnion Bascule Bridge located in New Orleans and owned by the Port of New Orleans. Built in 1923, the through-truss bridge originally carried two railroad…