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St. Helena flood protection engineering excellence award
St. Helena flood protection engineering excellence award

Mead & Hunt receives Engineering Excellence Award from the ACEC California for the St. Helena Comprehensive Flood Protection Project.

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Chaddock’s 39+ years at Southwest Michigan Regional Airport come to a close
Chaddock’s 39+ years at Southwest Michigan Regional Airport come to a close

After over 39 years of service, John Chaddock has hung up his keys to the snow plow at Southwest Michigan Regional Airport.

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to initiate Emergency Action Plans enhancements

As a result of our active role in the National Hydropower Association (NHA), it has come to our attention that the FERC may soon be initiating new requirements in an effort to enhance all Emergency Action Plans (EAPs).

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Managing historic buildings for federal agencies

Recent announcement from the ACHP about the U.S. GAO report entitled “Improved Data Needed to Strategically Manage Historic Buildings, Address Multiple Challenges.”

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The innovative DOT: A handbook of policy and practice

evenues are falling and budgets are shrinking. Yet state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) have ambitious goals: improve safety, reduce congestion, enhance economic opportunity, improve reliability, preserve system assets, accelerate project delivery and help to create healthier, more livable neighborhoods, just to name a few.

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US Society on Dams annual conference and meeting
US Society on Dams annual conference and meeting

The 33rd USSD Annual Meeting and Conference will be held in Phoenix on February 11-15. Both Eric Van Deuren and Miroslav Kurka from Mead & Hunt will be attending

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Supreme Court ruling on flooding liabilities
Supreme Court ruling on flooding liabilities

Many are watching the Supreme Court case that involves a claim arising out of temporary flooding caused by dam releases.

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Using public involvement for highway projects
Using public involvement for highway projects

In this two part series, we’ve talked about public involvement in highway projects; how it’s changing and how DOTs are using it effectively.

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WaterSMART grant for water and energy efficiency
WaterSMART grant for water and energy efficiency

A recurring infrastructural “wish list” is system improvements to conserve water or energy, either to meet regulatory goals or simply reduce operational cost.

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Combining art with structure (Part 1)

The recently completed WIS 54 Bridge is the culmination of years of collaboration with local artists and structural engineers combined with electrical engineers to create an iconic structure for the Oneida people.

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