Pennoni president to receive OPAL Award

Pennoni president to receive OPAL Award

January 18th, 2017 by

Anthony S. Bartolomeo, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, president and CEO of Pennoni Associates, Inc. (Pennoni), a multidiscipline firm in Philadelphia, will be honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) as one of five 2017 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) award winners.

AEC TECH NEWS: Elematic ELiSLAB 2.0 for structural analysis of hollow core slabs

AEC TECH NEWS: Elematic ELiSLAB 2.0 for structural analysis of hollow core slabs

January 18th, 2017 by

Elematic, a manufacturer of precast concrete plants and production lines, introduced a structural analysis tool called Elematic ELiSLAB 2.0.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff rebranding as WSP

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff rebranding as WSP

January 17th, 2017 by

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services consulting firm, will assume the WSP name effective May 2017. The firm has operated as WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff since the acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff by WSP in October 2014.

U.S. DOT report on highway, transit conditions reveals $926 billion infrastructure investment need

U.S. DOT report on highway, transit conditions reveals $926 billion infrastructure investment need

January 17th, 2017 by

A new report on the state of America’s transportation infrastructure — 2015 Status of the Nation’s Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance — confirms that more investment is needed not only to maintain the nation’s highway and transit systems but to overcome a nearly trillion-dollar investment backlog.

U.S. DOT grants $1.07 billion to improve rail transit service in Chicago

U.S. DOT grants $1.07 billion to improve rail transit service in Chicago

January 10th, 2017 by

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced approximately $1.07 billion in federal grant funds to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization Project.

UGA launches MBA-engineering dual degree program

UGA launches MBA-engineering dual degree program

January 10th, 2017 by

The University of Georgia is launching a dual-degree program that will allow students to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering and an MBA within five years.

Northwestern University Professor Joseph Schofer honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

Northwestern University Professor Joseph Schofer honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

January 10th, 2017 by

Joseph L. Schofer, Ph.D., associate dean and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering, is the 2017 recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) prestigious S.S. Steinberg Award.

Danielle Kleinhans joins NSBA as managing director

Danielle Kleinhans joins NSBA as managing director

January 10th, 2017 by

Danielle D. Kleinhans, Ph.D., P.E., joined the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), a division of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), as its new managing director.

LAN team to conduct Dallas HSR station area planning study

LAN team to conduct Dallas HSR station area planning study

January 10th, 2017 by

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), the metropolitan planning organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth Region, selected the Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam (LAN) team to conduct a High-Speed Rail (HSR) station area planning study in downtown Dallas.

USACE revises and renews nationwide permits

USACE revises and renews nationwide permits

January 9th, 2017 by

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017.

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