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Mead & Hunt wins Best of State award for complex safety project
Mead & Hunt wins Best of State award for complex safety project

Congratulations to the Mead & Hunt project team for winning the 2017 Engineering Excellence award on the USH 14 Urban Safety and Traffic Improvements project.

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Accommodating the oversized-overweight trucking industry
Accommodating the oversized-overweight trucking industry

Engineers are having to rethink the way we design highways and industrial networks to accommodate oversized-overweight trucks.

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Implementing quality management for error-free work
Implementing quality management for error-free work

Implementing integrated quality management throughout a project improves engineering design quality while reducing errors and oversights.

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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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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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Safer intersections and lower costs with diverging diamond interchanges
Safer intersections and lower costs with diverging diamond interchanges

Named as one of the best innovations of 2009 by Popular Science, the diverging diamond interchange can help improve an interchange’s efficiency.

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Improving communities by improving roadways
Improving communities by improving roadways

Transportation improvement projects aren’t just for automobiles anymore – they can become a catalyst for improving communities’ cores.

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