Reimagining New Orleans Ferry Terminal

50B works to enable changes on Canal Street   Editor: Hailey Tatu  Since the first regular scheduled ferry service from Algiers to Canal Street in 1827, New Orleans has provided dependable passage across the Mississippi River. The Canal Street Ferry Terminal has seen many years of evolution in transportation, including in 1952, the construction of the Greater New Orleans Bridge. Today, the New Or ... Read more

Bay Park Conveyance Project

Reducing nitrogen to rehabilitate the Western Bays Editor: Hailey Tatu On the world's 51st celebration of Earth Day, New Yorkers came together to break ground on the $513 million Bay Park Conveyance Project in Long Island, NY. Western Bay Resiliency Initiative was organized to repair 7.3 miles of the aqueduct and construct a 3.6-mile force main pipe located 20-60 feet below the ground. The con ... Read more

Transportation Power Foundations

Amtrak encourages the creation of transportation innovation Editor: Hailey Tatu Since 1971, Amtrak has been providing safe and reliable transportation through progressive technology. From being the first nationwide transportation company to offer a reservation system designed for deaf customers in 1976, to being on the first-ever "America's Best Employers" list issued by Forbes magazine in 2015. Amtrak is a part of ... Read more

Environmental Impacts

Editor: Ashley Steele  Two functionally obsolete and structurally deficient bridges crossing the Neuse River in Craven County, North Carolina needed replacing.  However, both bridges are in the middle of wetland and marsh areas with protected wildlife species. In order to handle the delicate local fish habitats, special measures were taken to keep these locations stable.  Sanford Contractors out of Lemon County we ... Read more