BIM models can benefit the entire extended project team if they have the right software to unlock this rich source of information. Many of the 2014 Be Inspired Award nominees have shared their own experiences about the advantages leveraging models in the field and on site to make better decisions in less time.
Image: Skyway Water Treatment Plant project, CH2M HILL
Want project success? Start by including the right of way component up front in the early planning stages, and see how you will save time and money.
Mechanically Stabilized Earth is a composite construction material comprising a facing system, earth reinforcements and a specified backfill soil. The design-build contractor selected The Reinforced Earth Company to supply the first MSE structures over a seismic fault.
NYSDOT required bidders to consider closure time and cost, rather than just cost (A+B bidding) and the bidder who offered the best combination was selected. Precast concrete piers were selected to eliminate the extended on-site cure times of cast-in-place pier stems.
Software Ensures High-quality Data for Steel Fabricators; Helps Save on Material Costs on USD 18 Million Rehabilitation Center
Varying details between projects make it difficult for piling industry experts to make blanket statements about the applicability of different driven pile types. This driven pile comparison table can help make the process easier.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures, the preferred choice for sand & salt storage, provides design-build and energy-efficient solutions for material, equipment and other storage needs.
SmartDitch, a plastic ditch lining system featuring lightweight channels, provides cost effective & virtually maintenance free stormwater runoff protection for the entrance of The Twentymile Mine in Colorado.
First upscale outlet mall in Canada features unique combination of underground stormwater management chambers and an open detention pond.
In 2011, Atlas Tube partnered with a food processing manufacturer to build a state-of-the-art plant using hollow structural sections (HSS). Read how Atlas HSS helped achieve an aesthetically appealing design at an affordable price.
Underground stormwater management system at 264-unit luxury apartment complex allows for controlled infiltration of runoff, replenishes aquifer, eliminates unsightly ponds, overloading and pollution to preserve green space.