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Research sheds new light on forces that threaten sensitive coastlines

April 28th, 2017 by

Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to research published by scientists at Indiana University and North Carolina State University.

World’s longest floating bridge becomes third HDR project to win ACEC’s highest award

April 27th, 2017 by

The State Route 520 floating bridge earned the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC’s) Grand Conceptor Award.

Maryland fire shows need for increased safety, not legislation

April 27th, 2017 by

The construction phase of any building represents a relatively short period of time in the lifespan of a structure and a unique set of risk scenarios are present.

BCG-CG/LA report offers blueprint for prioritizing infrastructure projects

April 27th, 2017 by

An additional $1 trillion investment in infrastructure could create 3 million or more jobs over the next five years if planners prioritize projects on the basis of their job creation potential and project criticality.

ARTBA: WOTUS rule fundamentally flawed

April 27th, 2017 by

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) April 26 told a U.S. Senate panel the controversial “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule is scientifically and legally flawed and should be repealed.

Virginia Tech’s Marc Edwards awarded ENR’s 2017 Award of Excellence

April 27th, 2017 by

Marc Edwards, University Distinguished Professor and the Charles P. Lunsford Professor in the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, has been awarded Engineering News-Record’s 2017 Award of Excellence.