Insights by Christina Slattery

Handy tools for historic road management
Handy tools for historic road management

State departments of transportation carry out thousands of road projects annually. How are these DOTs handling the historic roads they encounter in the process?

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Minnesota historic bridge project development sessions announced

We’re happy to collaborate with colleagues at MnDOT and ONE to help deliver this training on May 7 or 8 (one day class) at MnDOT Training and Conference Center in Shoreview, MN

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Engineers know history firsthand

Interviewing the engineers who designed or oversaw construction of important bridges built in the recent past provides important insight into technological developments. The post-World War II era, in particular, is recognized for important advances in materials and construction methods. Oral histories for recent past bridges are especially valuable. We’ve been fortunate to have opportunity to do some.

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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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Exploring engineering with 8th grade summer camp

Mead & Hunt Senior Historian Bob Frame talked bridges with 37 Camp Badger summer students at the historic Stillwater Lift Bridge on a bright sunny day in July.

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Yosemite National Park in the news

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has put out a call to help preserve historic buildings and structures at Yosemite National Park.

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ASCE report card, Status of our nation’s bridges

ASCE Report Card for America’s Infrastructure includes the status of our nation’s infrastructure in water and the environment, transportation, public facilities and energy.

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