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Society for Industrial Archeology call for papers

The Society for Industrial Archeology is hosting its 43rd Annual Conference this spring in Portland, Maine, May 15 – May 18, 2014 and they are looking for presenters and posters.

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Providing design support for a historic bridge on the Oklahoma-Texas border

Providing design support to ODOT for a historic bridge Section 4(f) alternatives analysis. The bridge is located on State Highway 78 over the Red River between Bryan County, Oklahoma and Fannin County, Texas.

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission insights from Midwest Hydro Users Group fall meeting

The Midwest Hydro Users Group hosted Chicago FERC Regional Engineer John Zygaj to facilitate the Regulators Forum. Highlights are here with links to the rest of the info.

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Imagination and structural engineering, fighting hunger

It is that time of year, when everyone is thinking about extending a helping hand. If you are looking for a good “personal fit” I’d like to suggest Canstruction

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AASHTO celebrates 100 years with new website

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2014 but the celebration has already begun with a new website that charts the history of the association.

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Remember when there used to be an airport there?
Remember when there used to be an airport there?

Have you ever driven by a spot and asked, ” Do you remember when there used to be an airport there?”

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Minnesota emphasizes preservation of local bridges

Building on 20 years of preservation efforts, primarily focused on state-owned bridges, MnDOT has begun an initiative to serve the needs of local historic bridge owners with hopes to extend the state’s good preservation outcomes to local bridges.

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Value engineering: Successful application and the benefits

Value engineering provides the maximum opportunity to improve the public investment by quality enhancement or life-cycle cost saving.

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New national civil engineering landmark

The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in Louisiana is one of the nation’s newest National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

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Connecting land and air services

Typically traffic engineers focus on highway and intersection improvements. At Mead & Hunt, we often work with our airport planners and designers on projects that bring unique challenges.

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