TxDOT’s Triumph in Steel Engineering

TxDOT’s Triumph in Steel Engineering

The Texas Department of Transportation’s pioneering efforts in the realm of steel bridge design and construction, particularly showcased through innovative projects such as the Brazos River Bridge, recently earned the department the National Steel Bridge Alliance’s Owner of the Year award. (Texas Department of Transportation) The Brazos River Bridge reflects the Texas Department of Transportation’s […]

From the Ediror: New Engineers Will be Creating the ‘Infrastructure of the Future’

From the Ediror: New Engineers Will be Creating the ‘Infrastructure of the Future’

I recently attended the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Indiana Chapter Annual Meeting in Carmel, Ind. I went to accompany some of the senior students at Valparaiso University who participated in the Senior Project Presentation competition. Engineering students from five colleges in Indiana presented projects and were judged on their presentation skills—not so much […]

Executive Corner: Inside ROG’s Latest A/E Business Valuation and M&A Transactions Study

Executive Corner: Inside ROG’s Latest A/E Business Valuation and M&A Transactions Study

In 2023, uncertainty defined the year for many firms in the A/E industry. While some firms experienced robust revenue growth, others expressed skepticism about the future due to declining backlogs toward the end of the year, particularly in the architecture sector. In addition, four interest-rate hikes within the first eight months of the year and tighter […]

Water Works: A Smarter Approach to Stormwater Management

Water Works: A Smarter Approach to Stormwater Management

If you’ve been immersed in the world of urban stormwater management for long, you’ve probably noticed the persistent gap between our water-quality standards and practical capabilities to control stormwater pollution. It’s been more than five decades since the Clean Water Act articulated the goal of protecting and restoring the beneficial uses of our nation’s waters, and […]

Change Leader: New Technology Can Help Fix the Broken Infrastructure Design Process

Change Leader: New Technology Can Help Fix the Broken Infrastructure Design Process

This interview was recorded by Todd Danielson, the editorial director of Informed Infrastructure. You can watch a video of the full interview above or by visiting bit.ly/4behZLK. Adam Tank is the co-founder and chief customer officer at Transcend Software. Changing the Process According to Tank, the way we plan, design and construct critical infrastructure is a […]

Future Forward: Sustainable Infrastructure Requires Better Materials

Future Forward: Sustainable Infrastructure Requires Better Materials

This interview was recorded by Todd Danielson, the editorial director of Informed Infrastructure. You can watch a video of the full interview above or by visiting bit.ly/44GU0SC. William Hoff is the founder of Geopolymer International. It takes a lot of time, experience and education to understand the intricacies of the cement and concrete used to build […]

Designing an Effective Flood-Protection System

Designing an Effective Flood-Protection System

The Alley Theatre in downtown Houston includes “barely there” flood barriers such as glass that could handle water loads as well as a 10- by 12-foot steel-panel flood gate at the stage door and loading docks. (Walter P Moore) Collaboration and Communication Are Key For decades, scientists have warned about extreme weather. Droughts, wildfires, oppressive […]

Five Key Trends in Transportation Technology: From Automated Vehicles to AI, Advancements Are Remaking the Way We Move

Five Key Trends in Transportation Technology: From Automated Vehicles to AI, Advancements Are Remaking the Way We Move

The transportation industry finds itself at the forefront of a dynamic era marked by unprecedented technological advancements. By Ben Pierce, David Ungemah, Mike Lewis, Rob Mowat and Jim Hanson Automated vehicles are reshaping traditional models of transportation, promising enhanced safety and efficiency. Managed lanes are transforming how we conceptualize and utilize road networks, optimizing traffic […]

Rail Infrastructure Revival: Upgrading the Century-Old Loxahatchee Bridge

Rail Infrastructure Revival: Upgrading the Century-Old Loxahatchee Bridge

The Loxahatchee Bridge project increased rail capacity and improved reliability along the corridor that serves as a key link in the regional passenger-rail service between Miami and Orlando. The Loxahatchee Bridge project in Florida showcases how ingenuity, collaboration and adaptability were applied to modernize—rather than replace—a century-old bridge to benefit the community and commerce alike. […]

Engineered Solutions: A New Generation of Roadway Reinforcement

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