U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced new Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) guidance that can improve safety and mobility by accelerating the deployment of V2I communication systems.
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the pre-release of its new LiDAR database that will provide more information on geologic hazards impacting Washington communities.
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the recipients of the ACI Certification Award and the ACI Construction Award at a press conference during World of Concrete.
The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) completed a new research product — Evaluation of Seismic Behavior of Coupling Beams with Various Types of Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete.
Simpson Strong-Tie, a provider of engineered structural connectors and building solutions acquired CG Visions, Inc., a U.S. company providing building information modeling (BIM) technology, services and consultation to the residential building industry.
Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI) and Bentley Systems announced Bentley Systems as a co-founder of the new Cesium Consortium. Cesium is an open source, browser-based virtual globe that can stream very large datasets through a browser to desktops, tablets, and smart phones.
The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced new residential construction statistics for December 2016.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced the signing of an exploratory agreement with the city of Brno, Czech Republic. This agreement marks the immediate exploration of the feasibility for a Hyperloop system for the city.
Global engineering and infrastructure firm Gannett Fleming named two company veterans to its top leadership positions. Effective Jan. 7, 2017, Robert M. Scaer, P.E., is chairman of the board and chief executive officer; and Paul D. Nowicki, P.E., is president and chief operating officer.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) have formed the Smart Belt Coalition – a first-of-its-kind collaboration – with transportation agencies in Ohio and Michigan that will focus on automated and connected vehicle initiatives.