Mohawk and URI on Course for New Dawn

Mohawk and URI on Course for New Dawn  Edited by: Debbie Reaney  The University of Rhode Island's (URI) Narragansett Bay Campus has begun a multi-year series of infrastructure improvements that will modernize its facilities and enable it to build upon its global reputation for oceanographic research and education. Optimization of ship operation is priority #1, as one of the country's newest National Science Foundation research vessels, the Narragansett Dawn, is expected to ... Read more

Callan Marine Widens Nation’s Energy Net

Callan Marine Widens Nation's Energy Net  Editor: Debbie Reaney  Callan Marine is wrapping up a national critical infrastructure project that will render the Corpus Christi Ship Channel the most improved in the entire U.S. Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida. This job is extremely important, as the Port of Corpus Christi is the nation's largest U.S. energy export gateway and third largest seaport in total waterway tonnage. The Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Proj ... Read more

Wagman Helps Improve Delaware Interchange

Wagman Helps Improve Delaware Interchange  Editor: Debbie Reaney    A massive, $284-million interchange project will alter future passenger and freight movement on the East Coast. Along the Mid-Atlantic section of I-95, DelDOT is making numerous improvements to Delaware's segment of the nation's longest north-south Interstate. Geometric design changes, structure rehabilitation, new signage and pavement, roadway widening, and much more will ease congestion ... Read more

ICE® Green Machine Keeps Water Clean

ICE® Green Machine Keeps Water Clean  Editor: Debbie Reaney    Established in 1939, the Bowery Bay Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) in New York, NY treats 225 million gallons (about 851717250 L) per day (MGD) of mainly residential wastewater for Northwestern Queens. The facility is responsible for screening, primary and secondary treatments, activated-sludge treatment, and disinfection of the plant effluent before it is discharged into the Rikers Islan ... Read more

Sletten Helps Get MRL Back on Track

Sletten Helps Get MRL Back on Track  Editor: Debbie Reaney    Thanks to the experts at Sletten Construction, Montana Rail Link's (MRL) main line was put back into service in late July after they helped rebuild Reed Point bridge over the Yellowstone River. Reopening more than a week ahead of estimates! The bridge collapsed earlier this summer on June 24, sending 10 cars into the river and derailing an additional seven cars following an overnight bridge ... Read more

ICE®'s IP-3 Working on a Postage Stamp

ICE®'s IP-3 Working on a Postage Stamp  "Hydro with Pants" Editor: Debbie Reaney  The City of Keene, NH is responsible for maintaining 42 bridges in the area, including 33 vehicular bridges and 9 bicycle/pedestrian bridges. These bridges provide critical transportation links throughout the city and are important thoroughfares for many area residents. Ranging in age from new to 100-years-old, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) inspects these bridge ... Read more

Predrilling For Pedestrian Safety

Predrilling For Pedestrian Safety  Editor: Debbie Reaney    The once small south Florida town of Miramar, Florida, is growing faster than 91% of similarly sized cities since 2000. It is currently the 209th largest city in the US and has grown 81.1% since 2000. Due to this fast-paced growth, Florida DOT (FDOT) is orchestrating a complete makeover of the roadways to strengthen the area's infrastructure. Twenty separate projects, involving the constructi ... Read more

East Side Coastal Resiliency Project (EXPANDED)

East Side Coastal Resiliency Project (EXPANDED)  Editor: Debbie Reaney  In 2012, Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest, most destructive, and strongest hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season. It completely devastated the Northeast region, particularly New York City, its suburbs, and Long Island. Sandy's impacts included the flooding of the New York City Subway system, many suburban communities, and all the road tunnels entering Manhattan with the exception of the Linc ... Read more

America Takes a Step Toward Self Sufficiency

America Takes a Step Toward Self Sufficiency Louisiana LNG Project Promotes Independent Clean Energy  Editor: Debbie Reaney Between 2020 and 2022, national liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices soared by 400%. Factors that have contributed to the significant increase include international conflicts, maxed-out pipeline capacities, and COVID-19 pandemic-related labor shortages. Nonetheless, the global demand for clean energy continues to rise and has no plans to slow down soon ... Read more

The Wild Side of The District

The Wild Side of The District  ICE® I-19 Hammer Connects Capital Beltway to Nature  Editor: Allison Braswell    With the constant hustle and bustle of Washington, D.C., there is no question that its residents need an occasional escape to enjoy a little peace and the stately quiet of nature. Interestingly, the expansion of the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495) that encircles the city will soon make that opportunity easier to attain.  ... Read more