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    Two decades of experience allow a waste-to-energy facility to chart its own course on its expansion project.

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    Software that aids design and product selection.

  • Designing Bridges for Durability

    New materials and thoughtfuldesign can reduce bridge maintenanceand facilitate inspection.

  • Process of elimination

    Like every infrastructure manager trying to capitalize on the benefits of trenchless construction, Matt Carter went through a process of elimination to determine what method works best for his agency's unique situation.

  • Clear as mud

    If clarifying a detail is as easy as reading a note on the construction plan sheet, why do contractors make so many requests for information?

  • To Err is Human

    What to make of the news that the Aug. 1 collapse of the bridge carrying I-35 over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis was due to human error?

  • Ready or Not

    Context-sensitive design involves the input of all stakeholders so infrastructure projects can balance economic, social, and environmental objectives while meeting the needs of end users.

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