Infrastructure

Strengthening of existing steel joist framing systems—Vulcraft’s field-bolted spliced open web joist solution

Although not widely known, there are options for strengthening an existing open web steel joist framing system if new demands on the structure require upgrades. When repairs to accommodate increased roof loading was needed for the Grand Prix Motorsports building, the original joist manufacturer, Vulcraft, suggested field-bolted spliced open web steel joists might be an appropriate solution.... Read More...

How to choose better stormwater BMPs

Which best management practices (BMPs) are most effective? How does one BMP compare to another in controlling specific pollutants? Today, the science of stormwater management has advanced to the point where it can at least begin to answer some of these questions and, ultimately, help us choose better BMPs.... Read More...
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