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HDR Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary of IIJA with $649 Million in Client Grant Awards

November 18, 2022 - in Financial, News

HDR’s REM Approach Helps Agencies Prioritize and Align Transportation Projects for Funding   OMAHA, Neb. — One year after the president signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law on November 15, 2021, HDR's broad-based grants support…

Paul Wiedefeld Joins HDR as Northeast Region Transportation Director

October 4, 2022 - in News, People

OMAHA, Neb. — Paul Wiedefeld has joined HDR as director of the firm’s transportation practice in the Northeast U.S. Wiedefeld brings four decades…

HDR Selected to Help Shape Future of Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in Florida

September 7, 2022 - in Corporate, News

OMAHA, Neb. — HDR has been selected to serve the Florida Department of Transportation as owner’s representative for its electric vehicle program.…

HDR Expert Shares Sustainable, Modern Strategies for Keeping Intermodal Freight Moving

August 22, 2022 - in News, Transportation

OMAHA, Neb. — Intermodal freight terminals play a crucial role in keeping goods moving through the global supply chain. And ensuring that these important facilities work as smoothly as possible is critical as the industry faces continued capacity challenges…

How to Determine Return on Investment for Digital Delivery in Transportation

June 24, 2022 - in News, Technology, Transportation

Alexa Mitchell, Transportation BIM Program Manager and Chris Williges, Economics, Director   HDR Leaders Explain Research into Digital Delivery Costs and Benefits in New Experts Talk Interview   OMAHA, Neb. — Digital delivery has a host of benefits…

HDR Sponsors Research on the Economics of Equity in Infrastructure Investments

June 9, 2022 - in News

OMAHA, Neb. — HDR is sponsoring new research into the economics of equity in decision making on major infrastructure projects including transportation, water, flood protection, energy and more. Principal Economist Chris Behr, LEED AP, who received one of…

HDR’s Latest Experts Talk Explains How to Incorporate Sustainability into Bridge Design

May 5, 2022 - in Bridges, News

Collaboration on the St. Croix Crossing bridge led to a design that reduced the number of towers in the St. Croix River, a federally designated Wild and Scenic Riverway. OMAHA, Neb. — As communities look for ways to be more sustainable and an influx of federal…

Ontario Line Subway Project Celebrates Groundbreaking and Release of Station Renderings

April 6, 2022 - in News, Transit, Transportation

OMAHA, Neb. — Project leaders and local and provincial officials marked the start of construction on the Ontario Line subway project Sunday, March 27, with a groundbreaking at Exhibition Station in Toronto. HDR has assisted Metrolinx as technical advisor…

HDR Employees Across North America Recognized by WTS for Steadfast Support of Women in Transportation

March 30, 2022 - in News, People

OMAHA, Neb. Three HDR employees have been honored with top awards from their local WTS chapters for their support of women in the transportation industry. Raven Gambrell, Michael Book and Rob Berman have been singled out by their local WTS chapters for the…

Chip Knowlton Joins HDR as Infrastructure Consulting Business Transformation Director

March 14, 2022 - in News, People

OMAHA, Neb. — With more than 30 years advising industry leaders, Chip Knowlton has joined HDR as infrastructure consulting business transformation director. Infrastructure development is taking center stage around the globe, with new funding and political…