VIDEO: $802.9M bridge being built out of precast elements

Corpus Christie Caller-Times » The Harbor Bridge in Corpus Christie will use a segment design using 2,600 concrete pieces made and inspected in molds near the site and then put together like a giant Lego project.

2017-10-10T08:02:34+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Bridges, Public-Private Partnerships, Texas, Videos|

Hurricanes Propel Forward Thinking on Risk, Resilience

Engineering News-Record » Following the devastating hurricanes that hit two of the Gulf Coast region’s most-developed regions, policymakers and their construction industry experts are weighing the longer-term implications of the damage in Houston – and whether resiliency can be built quickly into coastal redevelopment.

2017-09-22T00:39:50+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Caribbean, Florida, Puerto Rico, Roads, Texas, Urban, Water|

U.S. public, politicians agree: Time to modernize U.S. infrastructure

The Washington Times » Hurricanes in Texas and Florida are the latest stark reminders of how much we depend on transportation and utilities – and provide an opportunity to press for upgrading facilities nationwide.

2017-09-25T13:31:10+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Florida, Roads, Texas, Urban, Water|

All options on table to improve flood control after Harvey

Houston Chronicle » As the Houston area continues the process of recovery from Tropical Storm Harvey’s widespread destruction, a Harris County leader on Monday called for a sweeping reexamination of the region’s flood control strategy – and billions of dollars to upgrade infrastructure.

2017-09-26T09:11:04+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Roads, Texas, Urban, Water|

N. Dakota DOT opens first half of new Lewis and Clark Bridge on U.S. 85

Equipment World’s Better Roads » The new Lewis and Clark Bridge on U.S. 85 near Williston, North Dakota, is now open for traffic, but only two of its four lanes.

2017-09-26T10:30:45+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Bridges, Texas|
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