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MDOT recounts bridge rebuilding following Katrina

With its 120-mph winds and 28-foot storm surge racing toward the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, causing more than $1 billion in damage to Mississippi’s transportation infrastructure. Both the Biloxi Bay and Bay St. Louis Bridges were damaged beyond repair.

Giffels Webster celebrates 20 years in Detroit

Giffels Webster, a Detroit-headquartered consulting firm, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the city this month. The firm, which offers a broad scope of civil engineering, surveying, planning and landscape architectural services, has dedicated itself to the revitalization of the city and the region.

Report Identifies North American infrastructure opportunities

The innovative power of 3D printing, commercial drones, self-driving vehicles, electricity storage, and the Internet of Things are pushing the North American infrastructure market toward a tipping point, according to CG/LA Infrastructure’s Building Prosperity: 2015 Strategic 100 North American Infrastructure Report. The report identifies those strategic projects, all incorporating transformative technologies to unleash $376 billion in infrastructure opportunities over the next 18 months.

FAA dedicates runway pavement testing facility

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) dedicated its new National Airport Pavement & Materials Research Center that allows FAA engineers to use a custom-designed vehicle simulator to test asphalt and other pavement materials at very high tire pressures and temperatures.

Cal State L.A. receives more than $1 million in STEM research grants

Cal State L.A.’s College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology has been awarded a $580,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The principal investigator of both grants is Cal State L.A.’s Civil Engineering Professor Mark Tufenkjian.

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