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Video Interviews: 2021 IECA Award Winners

The International Erosion Control  Association (IECA) announced winners or a variety of awards during the virtual IECA Annual Conference and Expo held in February 2021. The IECA awards program recognizes outstanding achievements in the erosion and sediment…

Dream Team Turns Challenges into Assets at 110 N. Wacker Drive

April 1, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Image Credit: Ulivieri   Stainless-steel panels originally part of the Morton Salt Headquarters (top) were installed at the lower level of the new…

Identifying Problems with Post-Tension Concrete

March 31, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Photos show debonded grout over an anchor pocket (top) as well as removed grout revealing corroded wedges and anchors due to water intrusion at the grout…

Alpine Engineering: Ramcharger 8 Continues a History of Chairlift Innovation

March 31, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Big Sky Resort’s Ramcharger 8 is the first eight-seat chairlift in North America and one of the most technologically advanced chairlifts in the world. (Big Sky Resort) The most modern chairlift ever built in North America now is open at Montana’s Big Sky…

A Blueprint for Stormwater Mitigation: Coral Springs Proactively Addresses Multiple Concerns and Strategies

March 31, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  As the U.S. population mushrooms in some areas and development continues to create impervious surfaces, both factors put increased demand on stormwater infrastructure. With more-frequent and intense storms and snowmelt on top of flooding events, an…

Biden kicks off effort to reshape U.S. economy with infrastructure package

March 31, 2021 - in Featured, Financial, News

(Reuters) - President Joe Biden on Wednesday will call for a dramatic and more permanent shift in the direction of the U.S. economy with a roughly $2 trillion package to invest in traditional projects like roads and bridges alongside tackling climate change…

Autodesk U.S. Construction Outlook 2021 Report Finds Commercial Bidding Activity Has Surpassed Pre-Pandemic Levels

March 16, 2021 - in Featured, News

Despite forecasted drop in non-residential spending for 2021, real-time bidding data from BuildingConnected suggests short-term relief is en route as delayed or rescheduled projects come back online   SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Mar. 16,…

Transportation Getting $100B From $1.9T COVID Package

March 15, 2021 - in Featured, Financial, News

The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, known as the American Rescue Plan or ARP recently reconciled between the House of Representatives and the Senate and signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, allocates $100 billion to transportation.…

ASCE: Investment Gap Up To $2.59 Trillion, Bold Action Needed; ASCE’s Infrastructure Report Card Gives U.S. ‘C-’

March 3, 2021 - in Featured, News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) today released the 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, its latest quadrennial assessment of the nation's infrastructure. The Report Card gives the U.S. an overall ‘C-’…

Conference Preview IECA and Geosynthetics Conferences Combining for Online Event

February 8, 2021 - in Articles, Event Coverage, Events, Featured

Click Here to view the Conference Preview: IECA and Geosynthetics Conferences Combining for Online Event