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Manufacturers Call for Strong Actions by Congress, Administration to Upgrade Infrastructure

June 28, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

Two major U.S. manufacturing groups have separately urged Congress and the Trump administration to take strong actions to dramatically improve entire networks of U.S. transportation facilities and other vital infrastructure. They made their cases as President…

Video: 123 Cermak Crane Climb and Inspection

James McHugh Construction Co. released a Crane Climb and Inspection video of its 123 Cermak job site.

Future Forward: Use a PERMIT System to Promote Safety on the Job Site

June 14, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering. Patrick Tarrant is the founder and CEO of Crane Management,…

Trump’s Infrastructure Push Goes From White House to Ohio River to USDOT

June 14, 2017 - in Transportation

The White House issued additional information about what it wants to see in a new infrastructure investment package, as President Trump, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and other officials took part in a weeklong series of events focused on this major…

Final Thoughts: Bridges: Overcoming Gaps Literally and Metaphorically

June 12, 2017 - in Articles, Column

The main theme of this issue of Informed Infrastructure is “bridges,” which allow people to cross rivers that used to be barriers. They provide a way to span a gap or valley rather than travel long distances around them. Bridges allow different modes of…

Future Forward Interview: Use a PERMIT System to Promote Safety on the Job Site

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Patrick Tarrant is the founder and CEO of Crane Management, a consulting agency for construction companies in New York City. A well-known industry professional with more than 40 years of experience, Tarrant is frequently hired as an expert witness in construction…

Change Leaders Interview: Technology Is Changing Construction More Than Ever Before

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Investing in the most advanced technologies for surveying and monitoring projects has become essential, marking a turning point for an industry that often has been considered slow to change. To better understand this new trend and its impact, V1 sought out…

Penguin Perfect: Providing a Picturesque ‘Penguins Plus’ Path and Pavilion

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Consultants employ the latest in design technology to create a non-invasive world-class viewing area and walking path for the Penguins Plus View Experience at Phillip Island Nature Parks in Victoria, Australia. Every evening at sunset on the coastal beaches…

From the Editor: Variety and the Growth of Community

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Column

Infrastructure Week (May 15-19; infrastructureweek.org) was recently held in Washington, D.C., and several other cities across the United States. Infrastructure Week was founded and is led by a bipartisan Steering Committee that includes leading business groups,…

Year in Infrastructure 2017

June 7, 2017 - in Events, Video

See presentations that inspire, including what’s next in Bentley software, thought-provoking guest keynotes, and this year’s industry advancements. Hear from the best and brightest speakers and discover the award-winning infrastructure projects that are…