Structures + Buildings

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

Plan Sheets + Red Lines – November 2019

Keeping Time An engineering firm on the East Coast is suing because it says it hasn’t been paid for services rendered. In the case, filed...

Minimum Requirements

Yes, Revenue and Profit, but also Humanitarianism H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E. The room is small and dark. I came in from the mid-day sun and my...

Thornton Tomasetti Completes Restoration and Reconstruction of Historic Cast Iron Fire Watchtower in Harlem

Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, has completed the restoration and reconstruction of the Harlem Fire Watchtower in Marcus Garvey Park, which was unveiled...
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New Methods for Ponding Analysis of Open Web Steel Joist Roofs

This webinar will review roof ponding requirements in the SJI 2015 Specifications, IBC 2015, ASCE 7-16, the International Plumbing Code (2015), FM Global and...

NTSB announces probable cause of Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse

The National Transportation Safety Board determined, during a public board meeting held Tuesday, that load and capacity calculation errors made by FIGG Bridge Engineers, Inc.,...

Rebuilt Monroe Street Bridge Now Open to D.C. Traffic

The new Brookland area railroad overpass eliminates bridge deficiencies and improves vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian safety.  WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 14, 2019) — Replacement of the...

Wagman Receives Regional DBIA Awards for MD 404 and Route 7 Widening Projects

(York, Pa.) Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. accepted two awards at the 2019 Design-Build Institute of America Mid-Atlantic Region Awards Night (DBIA-MAR) on Tuesday, October...

Close the Door on Hangar Problems

Avoid Being Grounded by Using these Door Maintenance Tips By Jason Myrvik, Midland Door Solutions General Manager It’s a beautiful day for flying. The flight plan...

KAI Build Completes Construction of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis...

  Oct. 3 ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local teens, politicians and residents (St. Louis, MO, Oct. 8, 2019) The Oct. 3 ribbon cutting and...
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