Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Midwest

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INDOT awards $115 million through Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Commissioner Joe McGuinness announced that 189 Indiana cities, towns and counties received a combined $115 million in state-matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative.

Illinois Tollway’s Paul Kovacs Receives ASCE 2019 OPAL Award

The Illinois Tollway’s Chief Engineering Officer Paul Kovacs is a 2019 recipient of the national Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Award in the government category by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Report Outlines Recommendations of Chicago Transportation and Mobility Task Force

On March 14, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released the New Transportation and Mobility Task Force report, “Roadmap for the Future of Transportation and Mobility in Chicago.” Chaired by former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the Task Force established a roadmap to support a 21st century, multi-modal transportation system that effectively integrates new mobility services and technologies.

Giffels Webster Receives Engineering and Surveying Awards for Beacon Park

Giffels Webster, a Detroit-headquartered consulting firm specializing in infrastructure and land development solutions, announced its work on Detroit’s Beacon Park received two awards in the ACEC/M 2019 Engineering & Surveying Excellence Awards Competition.

Human Bacteria, Viruses from Sewage Found in Some Milwaukee Streams

Two types of human-associated bacteria and three types of human viruses were detected in Milwaukee streams within the Menomonee River watershed, according to a recent study led by the U.S. Geological Survey.

150 North Riverside Project Wins 2019 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) awarded its Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award to the 150 North Riverside Project, a 747-foot, LEED Gold Certified, 54-story building on the Chicago Riverwalk.

Washington Township Adopts Giffels Webster’s Clearzoning Planning Tool

Giffels Webster, a Michigan-based consulting firm, welcomed Washington Township, Mich., as the second Macomb County community to adopt its Clearzoning planning tool for local zoning ordinances.

Stark Enterprises Submits nuCLEus Schematic Design for City Approval

Stark Enterprises submitted a mixed-use development plan for nuCLEus to the City of Cleveland for schematic design approval. The mixed-use plan for nuCLEus has two distinctive towers, both containing 24 floors.

Kansas City International Airport to Break Ground on City’s Largest Project

A modern, new single terminal will soon take shape at Kansas City International Airport. At 39 gates, and just over 1 million square feet, the New Terminal is the largest infrastructure project in Kansas City’s history
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