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Dewberry Completes National Hydrography Study for U.S. Geological Survey

June 30, 2016 - in Projects, Surveying/Mapping, Water

Dewberry has completed the National Hydrography Requirements and Benefits Study (HRBS) for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The firm conducted the study—sponsored by USGS and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service—to…

Structural Solutions: The State of the Engineer Address

September 30, 2015 - in Column

Adversities and challenges, particularly when they don’t end well, provide the opportunity to reflect on decisions and figure out what happened. Governments…

Report Shows a Big Return on Investment with Digital Coast

September 2, 2015 - in Uncategorized

Launched in 2007, Digital Coast features data, tools, training, and information for those who help keep U.S. coasts safe from storms, economically strong,…

Leading Architectural and Design Practices Credit Bentley AECOsim Building Designer’s BIM Advancement

LONDON, Nov. 5, 2014—Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that its emerging pacesetter AECOsim Building Designer V8i is delivering significant…

Governor Corbett Highlights Pennsylvania’s Transportation Plan Benefits

October 1, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 –Standing near the Birmingham Bridge, Governor Tom Corbett said Tuesday that the $28.5 million repair project on the structure underscores the dramatic benefits coming to Pennsylvania because of Act 89, the far-reaching transportation…

Pittsburgh Flexicore Realizes the Value of BIM for Concrete Manufacture

June 26, 2014 - in Construction, Feature, Featured, Modeling

For more than 50 years, Pittsburgh Flexicore Co. has been a leading manufacturer of precast, pre-stressed concrete components, and structures in the northeastern United States. In that time, the company has manufactured over 25 million square feet of hollow…

Do We Still Need Geospatial Standards?

April 21, 2014 - in Column, Modeling

Since 1994, I have participated in, facilitated, and lead a variety of standards activities. I have helped develop standards in the OGC, OASIS, ISO, OMA, IETF, W3C – the list goes on. Given this commitment to the standards world, you might think that I have…

Metro Chicago Funds 50 Projects to Reduce Congestion and Improve Air Quality

Residents of metropolitan Chicago will benefit from improved transit, roads, bicycle, and pedestrian facilities through $286 million in federal transportation funds targeted over the next four years to support the GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan's goals…

The UK’s Aggressive BIM Strategy Leads the World #YII2013

October 30, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling

Mark Bew, chairman of HM Government BIM Working Group addressed the rail and transit group at Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure Conference today in London. The United Kingdom is leading the world in their adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM)…

Cityworks Supports Renewable Energy Facilities Online

March 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Renewables

Environmentally friendly initiatives are a top priority at Azteca Systems Inc., demonstrated in their support of Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue SkySM renewable energy. The maker of Cityworks, the proven and genuine GIS-centric asset management solution, Azteca…