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HDR’s Alexa Mitchell Elected to buildingSMART International Infrastructure Committee

April 11, 2023 - in News, People

Infrastructure Room Steering Committee Advances Global Open Data Standards for Digital Design and Construction   OMAHA, Neb. — Alexa Mitchell, HDR’s transportation BIM program manager, has been elected to the steering committee of buildingSMART International’s…

HDR’s Joe Wagner Explains Water Injection Dredging and Its Benefits

April 5, 2023 - in Water

OMAHA, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this year outlined its intention to increase the beneficial use of dredge material. Water injection dredging,…

HDR Creates Industry-First Customizable Multimodal Tool for Analyzing Airport Landside Traffic

January 19, 2023 - in Airports, Products, Technology, Transportation

OMAHA, Neb. — HDR has developed an industry-first Airport Landside Multimodal Demand Analysis Tool to help airports identify and explore mobility improvements…

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 of transportation industry experience with half of those years as the CEO of major aviation and transit agencies.…

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. This five-year contract is the first of its kind in the nation and will include the strategic planning, procurement,…

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…