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For many bridge projects, particularly railroad bridges, time is of the essence and long periods of track outages are not an option. Therefore,…
December 02, 2019
When Patricia Roebling began working as the then-assistant city engineer in Port St. Lucie, Florida, in 1995, a third crossing over the north fork of…
August 01, 2019
Autonomous driving
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Fifty years ago, a bright, shiny spacecraft delivered humans to the moon for the first time. That breathtaking achievement captured the world’s…
August 01, 2019
I-90 project enclosed pedestrian overpass bridge
A significant feature of the I-90 project is a $6 million enclosed pedestrian overpass bridge and accompanying entry buildings integrated within the interchange. This steel truss bridge with glass curtain walls spans the tollway and connects express bus stations on both sides of I-90, improving mobility and safety for pedestrians and transit users.
Multimodal connectivity is becoming an increasingly popular concept in addressing congestion and quality-of-life issues. While there are abundant…
August 01, 2019
NEPA approval gets U.S. 219 Link underway in Maryland
The 1.4-mile design-build realignment of U.S. 219 in western Maryland, planned to ease congestion and promote economic development, is now under construction.
A high-profile highway realignment in western Maryland is now under construction following a fast-tracked consulting effort that secured…
August 01, 2019
Contracts often contain clauses under which parties prospectively waive rights to consequential damages. But what are consequential damages? As a…
August 01, 2019
Autonomous vehicles are being developed to deliver everything from packages to pizza, but one small detail has proven to be surprisingly difficult to…
August 01, 2019
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