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Dewberry recognized for contributions to environmental protection

Fairfax, Va. — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, recently received an American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) Globe Award. The award recognizes the firm’s dedication to protecting and enhancing the natural environment in the planning, design, and construction of the $159 million replacement of New Jersey’s Route 3 Bridge that spans the Passaic River.

Michael Baker International awarded Scudder Falls Bridge replacement design contract

Hamilton, N.J. – Replacement of the existing 55-year-old, functionally obsolete Scudder Falls Bridge, a vital job commuter connection between Pennsylvania and New Jersey which carries I-95 over the Delaware River, came one step closer to breaking ground as the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) awarded Michael Baker International, as prime consultant, a $22.49 million replacement bridge design contract.

Schnabel recognized for Virginia dam designs

Glen Allen, Va. — Schnabel Engineering, Inc. served as the designer for three of the projects that received Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association (VLWA) Dam Safety Committee Awards at this year’s Virginia Water Conference. The VLWA Dam Awards Program, in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation Division of Dam Safety and Floodplain Management, recognizes owners, operators and maintainers of dams in Virginia for various categories.

ITA-AITES launches the 2015 ITA Tunnelling Awards

Lausanne, Switzerland — With the growth of infrastructure needs and requirements for better use of space and resources, the development of underground options have often proved to provide relevant solutions to these challenges. As part of this endeavour, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) has taken the initiative to launch its own dedicated Tunnelling Awards to identify outstanding achievements in the field of tunneling and underground space use, and provide international recognition to these remarkable contributions.

Primavera launches cloud services accelerators for engineering and construction industries

Washington D.C. — Oracle has launched three cloud services accelerators for enterprise project portfolio management (EPPM) in the financial services, public sector, and engineering and construction industries. These purpose-built accelerators enable organizations to effectively address the challenges associated with managing project, program, portfolio, and contract lifecycles in their respective industries.

CDOT and HPTE release I-70 East RFQ

Denver – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) released the Request for Qualifications for the I-70 East project to the public and potential partners. The RFQ outlines CDOT’s priorities and goals for a reconstructed I-70 East, and invites potential private sector bidders to submit their qualifications for the project.

Built by Women New York City exhibition opens

New York — The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) announced the Built by Women New York City exhibition at the Center for Architecture. The exhibition opened earlier this month in honor of Women’s History Month with the support of the AIANY Women in Architecture committee, and will remain open until April 11, 2015. Admission is free to the public.

U.S. DOT announces $194 million TIFIA loan for Orlando’s Wekiva Parkway

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for approximately $194 million to help pay for construction of five sections of the Wekiva Parkway in Orlando, Fla. The Wekiva Parkway is a planned 25-mile limited access toll road extending SR 429 from Apopka to the intersection of I-4 and SR 417 near Sanford — effectively completing the beltway around northwest metropolitan Orlando.

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