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Nashville mayor unveils comprehensive transportation plan

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry unveiled Let’s Move Nashville: Metro’s Transportation Solution, a $5.2 billion plan that aligns with the IMPROVE Act passed earlier this year. It includes 26 miles of Nashville’s first-ever light rail system, four rapid bus routes, a dramatic increase in the service and frequency of the bus system, and a strategy of service and infrastructure improvements.... Read More...

Study: Warming oceans could lead to 70 percent increase in hurricane-related financial loss by 2100

If oceans warm at a rate predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the United Nation-sponsored group that assesses climate change research and issues periodic reports, expected financial losses caused by hurricanes could increase more than 70 percent by 2100, according to a study just published in the journal Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure.... Read More...

WSP joins Texas Bullet Train team

Texas Central announced that WSP USA is joining the Bullet Train team to provide engineering support as the project moves ahead in its preconstruction phase. Texas Central, developers of the high-speed passenger train between North Texas and Houston, cited WSP’s award-winning experience in designing infrastructure projects and said its work will focus on engineering, cost estimating and scheduling.... Read More...

39th Annual Short Course: Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practice

Since 1979 the Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practice course has covered pressure grouting as a method to improve geotechnical properties of soils and rock masses, with special focus on mechanisms, theories, and practical applications of grouting to ground densification and strengthening, permeability reduction and groundwater cutoffs. ... Read More...
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