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5-part project to ease New Orleans’ flooding (Engineering News-Record)

March 22, 2015 by  
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In a city that sits below sea level and is surrounded by water, drainage projects can be complex and crucial undertakings. Now more than halfway complete, the Pump to the River project will improve drainage in part of New Orleans by increasing capacity and shortening the distance to the basin. Designed and constructed by the […]

$1 billion “Project Legacy” rises in tight quarters (Engineering News-Record)

March 22, 2015 by  
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It’s no easy task to construct more than a million sq ft of hospital facilities spread out over 12 city blocks. It’s even more difficult when that hospital has to be meticulously designed and constructed from the ground up to withstand high winds and storm surge from a major hurricane. Now more than 60% complete, […]

Convention centers of the future, designed today (Collaborate Meetings)

March 22, 2015 by  
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Look around and take note. It’s a booming time for convention center construction and renovation throughout the country. From Houston and Oklahoma City to Nashville and San Diego, there are at least a dozen major convention center projects currently underway. And it’s not simply the number of projects going on that’s most remarkable. It’s how […]

Pre-fab gives $1 billion hospital job a big schedule boost (Engineering News-Record)

December 8, 2013 by  
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Engineering News-Record (McGraw Hill): An extensive prefabrication strategy aims to keep the $1-billion University Medical Center project in New Orleans on target to meet the project’s daunting scope and aggressive construction schedule. With more than 2 million sq ft of built space, the project for the state of Louisiana is one of the largest health […]