Category: Structural Design

Innovative Engineering Expands the Role of Infrastructure

By Dan Sydow, PE Sustainability thought leaders around the world are changing the way we perceive infrastructure – the service mechanisms and underlying hardware that serve our communities every day. These systems supply clean water, power up our homes and businesses, enable safe travel, remove waste, facilitate communication, connect us to the internet, and much… Read More »

BIM Delivers Dividends on Unusual Structure Upgrades

By Pete Haug, PE Building information modeling (BIM) can play a big role in keeping the wheels from coming off an intricate project. We’ll look at a case study of a turbine and powerhouse upgrade project where the goal was to minimize changes to the exterior of a historic 1910 dam. But first, here are… Read More »

Deficient Bridges Need Attention

Our country’s need to do something about its deteriorating bridges has been well documented in recent years. That point was driven home again recently with the release of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) annual bridge report. The report analyzed 2019 data released by the Federal Highway… Read More »