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Engineered Solutions: Accelerated Vegetation Establishment on Caltrans Fire Reclamation Site

August 7, 2018 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Sponsored By:         By Adam Dibble, CPESC-IT, CESSWI, and Matt Welch, CPESC, CESSWI In December 2017, the Freeway Fire ignited the brush along the Interstate 210/Interstate 15 interchange near Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Due to high winds,…

Sponsored Content: Mott MacDonald Optimized Complex Designs with Digital Workflows

June 16, 2018 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Sponsored by:       Project The Thames Tideway Tunnel is a GBP 4 billion design-build project initiated to address the overflow from London’s…

Sponsored Content: Reality modeling is everywhere!

January 2, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

Sponsored By:       At Bentley Systems’ annual Be Inspired Awards ceremony, held on October 12 during The Year in Infrastructure Conference…

Engineered Solutions: Building a Legacy

January 1, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

High atop Hidden Peak, EPS Geofoam Solves Unique Construction Challenges By Terry Meier, ACH Foam Technologies All projects have challenges, purpose and meaning, yet some projects mean a lot more to owners than others. It takes a visionary to leave a legacy,…

Engineered Solutions: Staying on Track

January 1, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

CSX Leads a Reline for Timber-Beam Bridges in Georgia 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…

From the Field: M-8.1 Earthquake Strikes Mexico

October 16, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Preliminary Structural Damage Assessed On Sept. 7, 2017, approximately 87 kilometers southwest of Pijijiapan, Mexico, an 8.1-magnitude offshore earthquake struck at a depth of 70 kilometers. At time of this writing, more than 90 deaths have been confirmed,…

Specification Section: Retaining Walls and Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE)

Retaining walls, MSE and soil-retention products continue to evolve, as does the software that designs these systems and simulates their performance. The following resource aims to serve those who design and model such structures as well as specify the materials…

Infrastructure Showcase: PCI Design Award Winners

April 18, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Now in its 55th year, the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Design Awards program recognizes design excellence and construction quality using precast concrete. The program has helped the design and construction community innovate and advance by…

Infrastructure Showcase: 2016 Bentley Infrastructure 500 Top Owners Ranking

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Normally in an Infrastructure Showcase, we profile unique, fascinating and/or award-winning projects that had a major impact on design and engineering. For this issue, we wanted to highlight an endeavor that goes beyond attractive photos and defines just how…

Infrastructure Showcase: Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards Winners

January 4, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

At Autodesk University 2016 in Las Vegas, the company presented its AEC Excellence Awards. This year’s competition showcased projects embracing the future of making things for AEC and civil infrastructure through the use of innovative and connected BIM technologies,…