Texas Central, developers of a high-speed train connecting Houston and Dallas, engaged the global construction and engineering firm Salini Impregilo – operating in the U.S. market with The Lane Construction Corporation – to lead the civil construction consortium that will build the Texas passenger line.
GEI Consultants, Inc. announced that Hayden Consultants, Inc., a Dallas-based civil engineering consulting firm, has joined the company. The merger brings significant depth in the transportation, infrastructure, and water resources market sectors to GEI.
Full-service AEC consulting firm Zweig Group, publisher of Civil + Structural Engineer, has opened an office in downtown Dallas, enhancing its access to clients in Texas and streamlining the firm’s ability to meet face-to-face with its national clientele.
American author, television host, and serial renovator, Steve Thomas, in conjunction with Zweig Group, will host a workshop on “Building Your Personal Brand,” Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel in Dallas.
Michael Baker International was awarded a $4 million contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to provide safer roadways and bridges along the southern gateway corridor for commuting into downtown Dallas.
AT&T is testing a new structure monitoring solution that will help improve the safety of roadways and railways. This comes in addition to its smart cities work with several U.S. spotlight cities and its recently launched digital infrastructure solution.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) that will allow Texas Central to build the Texas Bullet Train, which clears the way for this project to move forward with its plans to link the state’s two biggest metro areas in 90 minutes.
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.
According to a new study released by Environment Texas, Fort Worth ranks third among the state’s five biggest cities for green infrastructure policies, while Dallas ranks last.