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Analyzing the Risks and Effects of Rising Sea Levels in Norfolk, Va.

March 30, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Stormwater

In Norfolk, Virginia, an East Coast city that’s home to the world’s largest naval station and important seaports, catastrophic flooding could damage more than homes and roads. A new study from Sandia National Laboratories assesses how much the city, its…

Drought and Management Actions Affect World Waterway—The Rio Grande

March 24, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Water

New research can help water managers along the Rio Grande make wise decisions about how to best use the flow of a river vital for drinking water, agriculture…

First ASSESS Congress Resounding Success with 85 Technology Thought Leaders in Attendance

March 23, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Bethesda, Md., March 22, 2016—The first congress on Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering Software Strategies (ASSESS 2016) was held in Potomac,…

Trimble Introduces Three Enhanced Tekla Software Solutions for More Efficient Construction Workflows

March 17, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16, 2016—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB)introducedtoday three new software versions of its Building Information Modeling (BIM) and analysis & design solutions for engineering and construction—Tekla Structures 2016, Tekla Structural…

Innovyze Further Expands RDII Analyst Functionality

March 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

Broomfield, Colo., March 15, 2016 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the newest release of its RDII Analyst (Rainfall-Derived Inflow and Infiltration) for InfoSWMM…

InfoWater MSX V12 Releases Latest Advances in Turbidity Modeling

March 9, 2016 - in Modeling, Products, Water

Broomfield, Colo., March 8, 2016 — In its ongoing quest to equip the global water industry with the world’s most powerful and comprehensive GIS-centric infrastructure modeling and management solutions, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics…

DOT Releases 30-Year Freight Projections

New projections released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the…

Solar Roads Prove Attractive Option

February 19, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Roads

Nowadays a major trend is the move to off-grid clean energy created by "energy harvesting" to produce electricity where it is needed. This is more controllable and increasingly at lower cost than grid power or diesel gensets, cleaner and often less subject…

Why Not Recycled Concrete?

From paper towels to cups to plastic bottles, products made from recycled materials permeate our lives. One notable exception is building materials. Why can’t we recycle concrete from our deteriorating infrastructure for use as material in new buildings…

Future Forward Interview: Pulling Apart Construction Processes to Improve Practice

January 31, 2016 - in Interview

Informed Infrastructure met Dr. William J. O’Brien, professor in the Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering department at the University of Texas at Austin, during Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure 2015 event. While O’Brien is involved…