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  • Municipal Leaders Seek Smart City Technology May 30, 2017
    Municipal leaders are becoming more familiar with data-driven infrastructure technologies and are seeking those that will offer the best return on investment.
  • Georgia’s I-85 Span Rebuilt and Reopened Faster than Expected May 23, 2017
    Engineers, contractors, and fabricators teamed up to replace a crucial section of I-85 in just six weeks.
    Construction Critical Infrastructure Disaster Risk Management Infrastructure Resilience Structural Transportation and Development
  • Test Shows Even One Automated Car Can Offer a Big Impact May 23, 2017
    A research team finds that if just a small percentage of vehicles were automated, the beneficial effect on traffic flow could be huge.
    Research and Technology Transportation and Development
  • Dramatic School Features Inviting Layout and Solar Facade May 22, 2017
    The Copenhagen International School embraces sustainability on a stunning site in the Nordhavn harbor district, which is rapidly being transformed.
    Architectural Coasts Oceans Ports Rivers Education Energy Materials Structural
  • Oregon DOT Engages Public Using 3-D Imaging May 16, 2017
    Better 3-D visualization software is changing how transportation projects are presented to the public.
    Construction Critical Infrastructure Research and Technology Structural Transportation and Development
  • FRP Wrap Gives Old Bridge New Life May 9, 2017
    A remote and deteriorating West Virginia span has been returned to its design capacity after FRP wrap and concrete were used to bolster rusted steel bents.
    Critical Infrastructure Infrastructure Resilience Materials Research and Technology Structural Transportation and Development
  • How Do You Manage Project Costs in Expensive Markets? May 9, 2017
    New report highlights the factors driving the world's most expensive construction markets; expert offers advice on controlling costs.
    Business Construction
  • New Air Traffic Control Tower Improves Military Base May 3, 2017
    The engineering team faced the challenge of designing emergency egress and redundant HVAC systems for a key part of Fort Drum's airport infrastructure.
    Infrastructure Resilience Structural
  • Clean Energy Development Shows Strength in 2016 Apr 25, 2017
    Strong spending in China, India, and the United States accounted for more than half of all investment, which is often driven by government incentives and mandates. 
  • Researchers Developing Cellphone-Based Earthquake Detector Apr 25, 2017
    Cellphones are being used to form an earthquake detection network that could eventually be deployed through crowdsourcing as part of the 'Internet of things.'
  • Short Road Extension Is Long on Challenges Apr 18, 2017
    Engineers on a road project in rapidly growing Sugar Land, Texas, are contending with poor soils, a tall bridge, and a new rail crossing at grade, all within just half a mile.
  • UC Merced Uses P3 to Transform Campus Apr 18, 2017
    A public-private partnership will dramatically transform the young campus by blending student life, housing, and academics into a cohesive whole. 
  • UC Berkeley Engineering Team Readies Competition House Apr 11, 2017
    A group led by civil engineering students will take an innovative, zero net energy house into a competition organized by the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Research Targets Airborne Pathogens from Open Sewers Apr 4, 2017
    A Georgia Tech professor has received an NSF award to study dangerous pathogens found in the air of large cities in the developing world.
  • MnDOT Addresses Deadly Intersections Apr 4, 2017
    An innovative roadway configuration has dramatically reduced serious crashes on divided highways in rural areas.
  • OSU Cascades Considers Landfill Project for Future Expansion Mar 29, 2017
    The Bend, Oregon, campus needs to expand, so it is proposing an innovative remediation plan for an abandoned pumice mine and an adjacent construction waste landfill site.
    Construction Environmental and Water Resources Geotechnical Materials Development
  • Team Repairs Bridge Fracture, Solves Mystery Mar 28, 2017
    A team of engineers and contractors worked to repair a beam fracture on an important bridge linking Pennsylvania and New Jersey while unraveling the mystery of why it failed.
    Construction Critical Infrastructure Disaster Risk Management Infrastructure Resilience Structural
  • Would Infrastructure Investment Create Jobs That Last? Mar 21, 2017
    A new research report indicates a $1-trillion infrastructure package could create 11 million jobs over 10 years. But would those jobs be temporary?
    Business Critical Infrastructure Research and Technology
  • New LEED Certifications Focus on Existing Cities, Neighborhoods Mar 21, 2017
    The pilot programs use an online database designed by the U.S. Green Building Council to help communities share their practices.
    Energy Environmental and Water Resources Infrastructure Resilience Development Urban Planning
  • Wind Turbine Design and Positioning Can Improve Efficiency Mar 15, 2017
    Research indicates that placing vertical-axis wind turbines in arrangements that mimic nature can boost efficiency.
    Energy Research and Technology Structural Wind
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