PANYNJ board approves largest ever 10-year capital plan

February 17th, 2017 by

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners approved the agency’s largest ever $32.2 billion 2017-2026 Capital Plan.

Nearly 56,000 American bridges on structurally deficient list

February 15th, 2017 by

An analysis of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s recently released 2016 National Bridge Inventory data finds cars, trucks and school buses cross the nation’s 55,710 structurally compromised bridges 185 million times daily.

Parsons wins ACEC/MO award for Columbia I-70 Bridges Project

February 13th, 2017 by

Parsons received the 2017 Grand Award in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri (ACEC/MO) for the Columbia I-70 Bridges design-build project.

PCI issues 2018 call for papers

February 10th, 2017 by

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced two call for papers for the 2018 PCI Convention & National Bridge Conference

Gannett Fleming bridge projects receive industry awards

February 9th, 2017 by

Gannett Fleming announced that two signature bridges for which it provided expert engineering and design services have received prominent industry awards.

Ribbon cutting celebrates final opening of Poinciana Parkway

February 7th, 2017 by

Community members from Osceola County, Fla., recently celebrated the opening of the final stretch of the Poinciana Parkway with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Marigold Avenue overpass. The design-build project was designed by Dewberry, which teamed with Jr. Davis Construction.

AEC TECH NEWS: FINLEY updates software platform to SOFiSTiK and Autodesk

AEC TECH NEWS: FINLEY updates software platform to SOFiSTiK and Autodesk

February 6th, 2017 by

FINLEY Engineering Group recently implemented SOFiSTiK, a seamless BIM workflow for structural engineering. All necessary steps from modeling through to generating reinforcement sheets for civil and structural engineering projects can be carried out using a smart data transfer between Autodesk and SOFiStiK software.

25 years of U.S. bridge data reveals steady condition improvements, big challenges ahead

25 years of U.S. bridge data reveals steady condition improvements, big challenges ahead

February 2nd, 2017 by

Sustained funding and improved practices over the past 25 years have led to a steady improvement of the condition of U.S. bridges. The latest National Bridge Inventory (NBI) data released by the U.S. Federal Highway Administration reveals a remarkable decline of structurally deficient bridges to 55,309 (9 percent of nationwide inventory) in 2016 from 118,757 (21 percent of the inventory) back in 1992.

RIDOT initiates RFQ for design-build interchange replacement project in Providence

RIDOT initiates RFQ for design-build interchange replacement project in Providence

February 2nd, 2017 by

After sitting on the drawing board for more than 30 years, the replacement for the badly deteriorated and structurally deficient network of bridges at the Route 6-10 interchange in Providence is finally moving forward, as the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has initiated a request-for-qualifications (RFQ) process to solicit bids from construction companies to design and build it.

Kleinfelder wins 2017 ACEC California Engineering Excellence Award for Auto Center Drive Grade Separation Project

Kleinfelder wins 2017 ACEC California Engineering Excellence Award for Auto Center Drive Grade Separation Project

January 30th, 2017 by

Kleinfelder received an Engineering Excellence Award for their contributions to the Auto Center Drive Grade Separation Project in Corona, Calif. The project constructed a four-lane overcrossing above operational Burlington Northern and Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad tracks.

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