Structures + Buildings

News and announcements about specific structures and buildings, and related structural engineering news.

Miyamoto International opens San Francisco office

Miyamoto International, a global earthquake + structural engineering firm, opened an office in San Francisco January 3. The firm has added seven offices globally in the past three years.

Skanska completes reconstruction of I-275 in Tampa

Skanska USA announced the completion of reconstruction of Interstate 275 (I-275) between SR-60 and Hillsborough River, a $225 million project led by the joint venture of Skanska and Ajax and designed by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff on behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation.

AECOM, EnergySolutions joint venture wins San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station decommissioning contract

Southern California Edison selected AECOM and EnergySolutions, a nuclear waste management and decommissioning services firm, as the decommissioning general contractor for San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station through their joint venture, SONGS Decommissioning Solutions.

JQ provides facilities assessment and structural preservation engineering services for adaptive reuse of barns...

JQ is providing facilities assessment and structural preservation engineering services for the adaptive reuse of the historic Horse and Mule Barns (Barns) in Fort Worth’s Stockyards.

Rutgers research: ‘Smart cities’ should be super-connected, green and resilient

Superstorm Sandy sparked a Rutgers professor’s interest in helping to engineer smart cities, where everything is connected; renewable energy, green infrastructure and sustainability reign; and resilience after breakdowns, disasters and malicious attacks is critical.

BuildSteel provides cold-formed steel framing educational resources

BuildSteel, a newly-launched collaboration of steel and construction industry organizations, provides educational resources for building professionals on the uses and benefits of cold-formed steel framing.

Thornton Tomasetti acquires Swallow Acoustic Consultants

Thornton Tomasetti entered into an agreement to acquire Swallow Acoustic Consultants Limited (SACL), a specialist in acoustics, noise and vibration control engineering based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Andrew Consulting Engineers wins second statewide award for work on performance hall

For the second time this year, Andrew Consulting Engineers has been honored for its structural engineering work on the Wilson Center, a 1,500-seat performance hall at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, N.C.

Modjeski and Masters wins NYSBA contract

Modjeski and Masters announced its selection for the New York State Bridge Authority’s (NYSBA) General Consulting and Inspection Services contract. Modjeski will perform bridge maintenance inspections and related work for the bridges under the jurisdiction of NYSBA for three years
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