Case Studies & Whitepapers

Otay-Tijuana Airport Cross Border Xpress

Sky bridge engineers behind the brand new border crossing to Mexico's
Tijuana Airport overcome pre-existing site challenges to successfully treat
a high capacity of stormwater run-off...and accommodate a high capacity
crowd.

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Smart Construction for Volatile Economies

Current economic conditions have created an urgent demand for high-quality industrial structures. Naturally these buildings should make sense economically, but to truly meet users’ needs, they should also be durable, adaptable and fast to construct. Fabric structures fit the bill with compressed construction schedules, improved efficiency and lower construction costs, lower life cycle costs, and innovative design capabilities. With a game-changing design, Legacy buildings are leading the way for permanent and temporary construction.

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SMALL BUT EFFICIENT FILTRATION STRUCTURE KEY COMPONENT OF LARGE STORM WATER MANAGEMENT  SYSTEM

For a new hotel in Delaware, a subsurface, storm water runoff retention/detention system helps to control pollutants.  Installed underground, it also increased  the number of parking spaces.

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Condominium Reaps Benefits of Six-Story Wood Frame

The Sail condominium features one of British Columbia’s first six-story wood frames. Learn how the system, made with Trus Joist® Parallam® PSL, TimberStrand® LSL, and TJI® Joists, reduced costs and boosted sustainability.

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Impact Resistant fiberglass reinforced HDPE Storm Rax

Our latest modular design trash rack is impact resistant and constructed of fiberglass reinforced HDPE , a strong lightweight replacement for steel that has proven to be a durable/economical alternative.

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Leverage BIM Models for Better and Faster Decisions on Site and in the Field

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

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Foundation Louis Vuitton

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Successful Project Delivery

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.

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BART Warm Springs Extension: First MSE Walls in the US Constructed Over a Seismic Fault

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.


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A Lesson in Accelerated Bridge Construction From NYSDOT

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.

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Fitzpatrick Engineering Group Uses Bentley BIM Software for Major Structural Design Project

Software Ensures High-quality Data for Steel Fabricators; Helps Save on Material Costs on USD 18 Million Rehabilitation Center


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A Driven Pile Types Comparison Chart Brought to You by Atlas Tube

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.

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Town of Avon Department of Public Works

ClearSpan Fabric Structures, the preferred choice for sand & salt storage, provides design-build and energy-efficient solutions for material, equipment and other storage needs.

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When Riprap Fails: Murdochville, Quebec - Copper Mine Reclamation Project

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.

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TORONTO PREMIUM OUTLETS™ FIND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT SOLUTION IN CULTEC CHAMBERS

First upscale outlet mall in Canada features unique combination of underground stormwater management chambers and an open detention pond.

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The Right Choice at the Right Cost: HSS for a Food Processing Manufacturing Plant

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.

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Stormwater Chambers Simplifies Installation

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.

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