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Proceed with Caution: Concrete Cloth GCCM Provides Erosion Protection at Nuclear Power Plant

September 1, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

A nuclear power-plant site in the southeastern United States faced an erosion problem on a steep, 2:1 slope near dry-cast storage containers of spent nuclear fuel. The shotcrete finish covering the slope was intended to serve as a protective layer that would…

Creating Smart Water Networks: Sensors and Models Add Intelligence to American Water’s Distribution Systems

August 22, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

American Water manages an impressive network of more than 49,000 miles of watermains and collection pipes that serve 15 million people in 47 states. The…

New U.S. Bank Stadium Complete

August 15, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Construction of the new U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis is substantially complete and ready for business. Finished six weeks ahead of schedule,…

Sponsored Content: Top Five Reasons to Combine Autodesk’s AutoCAD Civil 3D with InfraWorks 360 for Improved Civil Design

August 12, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The dynamic duo of AutoCAD Civil 3D and InfraWorks 360 are a powerful combination for improving workflow efficiency for civil infrastructure design. The editorial team at Informed Infrastructure recently completed a detailed benchmark study (www.v1-education.com)…

The Village at Westfield Topanga: Strict Runoff Regulations Require Creative Solution

August 8, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

In 1964, the first enclosed shopping mall in California opened its doors. Located in Canoga Park, a neighborhood in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Westfield Topanga is a two-level, 1.6-million-square-foot indoor shopping center. In 2015, its owners embarked…

Red Rocks Revealed: High-Resolution Drone-Collected Model Aids Understanding

August 2, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Red Rocks Amphitheater and Park is one of the premiere concert venues in the world and one of the “crown jewels” of Denver Parks and Recreation’s many amenities. Further advancing its special stature, the park was recently named a National Historic Landmark…