VDOT approves start of $3.8-billion Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion
The project will increase tunnel and interstate capacity along 9.9 miles of Interstate 64 between Hampton and Norfolk, Virginia, reducing congestion and easing access to the Port of Virginia and the world’s largest Naval base.
Historic bridge in Chelan, Washington transformed by a rehabilitation project
Built in 1927, the historic Woodin Avenue Bridge stretches 450 feet over pristine Lake Chelan in Washington and serves as a grand entrance to the city of Chelan’s downtown
Triggo reveals micro-electric car for global launch across major cities in 2021
The engineering design company founded in Poland has announced the launch of its first electric urban mobility vehicle, combining the safety and comfort of a car with the maneuverability and parking benefits of a scooter.
Defining moment for STEM
Nearing its 30th anniversary, STEM finds itself converging with educational technology such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and extended reality.
Stantec to provide design and engineering services for Alberta’s first temporary COVID-19 treatment center
Engineering firm Stantec, along with fellow Alberta-based companies Sprung Structures and CANA Construction, has been selected by Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Government of Alberta to design and construct Alberta’s first temporary COVID-19 treatment center
Structural Engineers Foundation establishes Fred Haas Scholarship
The Chicago-based Structural Engineering Foundation has announced a new annual scholarship in honor of structural engineer Fred Haas, made possible by a generous donation from the Associated Steel Erectors
Proposed ASTM geocells standard supports soil stability in road projects
A proposed ASTM International standard will provide guidance for using geocells in roadway projects. The open-celled geosynthetics help hold soils and rocks in place and are commonly used in road construction, earth retention, and other construction projects.
Cleveland Vibrator Company releases white paper on vibratory feeders
Cleveland Vibrator Company has released a white paper entitled “Selecting the Right Vibratory Feeder for Industrial Applications.” This presents guidelines to help manufacturing professionals select and maintain the proper vibratory feeder for their application.
Plastics Pipe Institute announces new technical director
The Plastics Pipe Institute has announced that Patrick Vibien, P.Eng., has been appointed technical director of the association and will also assume the position of director of engineering for the Power and Communications Division and director of education.
ASCE to grade stormwater in 2021 Infrastructure Report Card
The American Society of Civil Engineers and its Environmental & Water Resources Institute, the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance, and the Water Environment Federation have announced that stormwater infrastructure will be included in the ASCE 2021 Infrastructure Report Card