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TxDOT’s Triumph in Steel Engineering

June 4, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The Texas Department of Transportation’s pioneering efforts in the realm of steel bridge design and construction, particularly showcased through innovative projects such as the Brazos River Bridge, recently earned the department the National Steel Bridge…

Designing an Effective Flood-Protection System

June 4, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The Alley Theatre in downtown Houston includes “barely there” flood barriers such as glass that could handle water loads as well as a 10- by 12-foot…

Five Key Trends in Transportation Technology: From Automated Vehicles to AI, Advancements Are Remaking the Way We Move

June 4, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The transportation industry finds itself at the forefront of a dynamic era marked by unprecedented technological advancements. By Ben Pierce, David Ungemah,…

Rail Infrastructure Revival: Upgrading the Century-Old Loxahatchee Bridge

June 4, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The Loxahatchee Bridge project increased rail capacity and improved reliability along the corridor that serves as a key link in the regional passenger-rail service between Miami and Orlando. The Loxahatchee Bridge project in Florida showcases how ingenuity,…

Global Capital Projects Outlook Released

May 17, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Despite many challenges, the survey shows optimism remains high in the construction world, with digital technologies, economic growth and recovery, and sustainable building projects identified as key areas of growth. In today’s turbulent economic conditions, people…

Industry Interview: Julien Moutte: The Successor to Keith Bentley

May 9, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Interview

Julien Moutte (right) was named CTO of Bentley Systems, taking over from longtime CTO and founder, Keith Bentley (left). In December 2023, Informed Infrastructure Editorial Director Todd Danielson interviewed Julien Moutte, the new chief technology…

Sky-High Expectations: Exploring the Understated Elegance of GRG Precast Panels at LaGuardia’s Terminal B

May 9, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Described by the development team as potentially the most-complex aviation project anywhere ever, the new Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport symbolizes a top-to-bottom transformation of one of the nation’s highest-profile airports, and it does so with stunning…

Water Utilities Tackle PFAS Remediation

May 9, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) is linked to increased risk of a variety of health concerns to humans and other mammals, including some cancers. Many PFASs were…

Connected Construction Strategies and Insights

April 8, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Four contractors discuss the challenges and opportunities of linking people, workflows and data through integrated technology. With contractors deploying software systems at an accelerated pace, connecting applications and the data they generate is emerging…

Bringing Harmony to Bustling Hangzhou: Archi-Tectonics Creates New Natural Landscape for 2023 Asian Games

April 8, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Given its rectangular footprint and startlingly verdant, sylvan hilliness amid densely clustered tall buildings, Hangzhou’s new Canal Asian Games Ecopark invites comparison to New York City’s Central Park, especially when seen from above. But unlike Central…