Insights

New Year’s resolutions for waste and recycling programs
New Year’s resolutions for waste and recycling programs

The start of a New Year is a great time to consider improvements to your waste and recycling program.

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States test new lane markings to increase pedestrian safety
States test new lane markings to increase pedestrian safety

Over the past few years, a growing number of state DOTs have adopted a new traffic calming strategy: zig zag lanes.

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Avoiding adverse effects on historic properties
Avoiding adverse effects on historic properties

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation recently released guidance on avoiding adverse effects, focusing on preservation conditions, easements and covenants.

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Identifying the source of mercury
Identifying the source of mercury

What do you do when mercury is detected in your waste stream? Identify the source. The hunt for the contributor begins.

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National Ecological Observatory Network: Field work at a continental scale
National Ecological Observatory Network: Field work at a continental scale

Working on a continental-scale project with numerous remote sites includes research and data collection, miles of travel and, ultimately, high-quality time in the field.

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Pedestrian paths provide design insights
Pedestrian paths provide design insights

When planning a roadway project, engineers try to design with all types of end users in mind. This is especially important in city environments where motorists, pedestrians and cyclists share the roadway

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Do your part to encourage hydropower development
Do your part to encourage hydropower development

The NHA sent a letter in support of hydropower to Speaker Ryan, Minority Leader Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Reid.

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The latest on the Senate and House Energy Bills
The latest on the Senate and House Energy Bills

Energy Bill was passed by the House on December 3, 2015 and went to the Senate for consideration as H.R.8.

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Using 3D bridge modeling to enhance project results
Using 3D bridge modeling to enhance project results

Since the origins of architecture and engineering, designers have made replicates of their projects using a variety of materials to give a physical presentation of their end product.

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