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Proposed legislation will impact protection of U.S. cultural resources
Proposed legislation will impact protection of U.S. cultural resources

RAA and the REINS Act are now headed to the Senate. If enacted, these bills may cause delays in the federal environmental review of critical infrastructure.

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Far-reaching impacts of involvement in national organizations
Far-reaching impacts of involvement in national organizations

Involvement in industry conferences and committees keeps me informed and helps me develop professionally, which in turn benefits both my employer and the clients I serve.

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Diversifying the engineering profession takes continued support
Diversifying the engineering profession takes continued support

This week we celebrate National Engineers Week, which made me curious about the number of women currently in engineering.

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Active involvement in professional organization is a must for any serious engineer
Active involvement in professional organization is a must for any serious engineer

Why am I active in professional organizations when my job doesn’t require it and I am so busy?

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Take the easy street to classifying roads
Take the easy street to classifying roads

Street, avenue, road, boulevard…the naming convention behind roads is more strategic than it might seem.

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Texas Department of Transportation celebrates 100 years of service
Texas Department of Transportation celebrates 100 years of service

This year the TxDOT pays tribute to a collaborative history of moving people, goods across the Lone Star State.

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission leadership affects quorum actions
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission leadership affects quorum actions

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission does not have a quorum to address any actions that require a majority vote.

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Short Haul Vehicle bridge evaluation deadline only one year away
Short Haul Vehicle bridge evaluation deadline only one year away

Short Haul Vehicles are capable of carrying heavier loads, making it essential for roads and bridges to withstand more concentrated amounts of pressure.

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Converging federal regulations impact floodplains and critical habitat
Converging federal regulations impact floodplains and critical habitat

NMFS concluded that implementation of NFIP is likely to jeopardize the existence of 16 species protected by the ESA in Oregon due to impacts to critical habitat.

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Updated guidelines for California’s Clean Water Grants released
Updated guidelines for California’s Clean Water Grants released

The California State Water Resources Control Board recently released updates to the Intended Use Plans that impact the funding of water projects.

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