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Second Lane of Elizabeth River Tunnels Opens to Traffic

On August 26, the Elizabeth River Tunnels (ERT) Project partners opened the second lane of the U.S. 58 West Midtown Tunnel. The construction milestone happened four months ahead of schedule.

Webinar: Lake Thistle Emergency Drainage Project

Randall Essex, Executive VP, Director of Professional Excellence & Practices, Mott MacDonald, will present a case history on the Lake Thistle Emergency Drainage Project. The free webinar, presented by the UCA of SME Young Members committee.

Blue Plains Tunnel Earns Honors

The DC Water Blue Plains Tunnel project was recently awarded the ENR 2016 Project of the Year Award in the Water/Environment Category in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

InnoTrans to Host Record Number of Exhibitors

From Sept. 20-23, InnoTrans will be opening its doors for the 11th time. In the meantime around 2,940 exhibitors from Germany and abroad are making preparations to ensure their successful participation in the trade show.

CH2M/Parsons JV Selected as Program Manager for DC Water C...

CH2M and Parsons, as part of a joint venture team, have been selected by tDC Water to perform program management services for the development and implementation of its capital improvement program (CIP).
recent from Editor's Message Robbins-NHI Merger
Robbins-NHI Merger The big news in the tunneling industry this summer has been the merger of The Robbins Company with China’s Northern Heavy Industries (NHI). The $150 million deal was finalized on June 28 and gives NHI 61% of Robbins’ shares. NHI is a state-owned enterprise that was created in 2006 after the merger of...
recent from People Michels Adds Microtunneling Manager
Michels Adds Microtunneling Manager Trenchless construction veteran Brenden Tippets has joined Michels Corporation as Microtunneling Manager. Tippets has more than 20 years of experience in wide-ranging aspects of heavy civil construction, including significant experience in microtunneling, tunneling and pipejacking.
recent from Technical Papers Ground Improvement for Groundwater Control
Ground Improvement for Groundwater Control Whether the need for ground improvement is known in advance or unexpected, the techniques available are the same. However, the approach to the work is different.
recent from Product Showcase FlexBor Unveiled in Pennsylvania
FlexBor Unveiled in Pennsylvania The new FlexBor system was recently unveiled during an open house at Trumbull Pipeline Services’ facility in Washington, Pennsylvania. More than 100 interested people showed up to see a demonstration installation using the FlexBor system.
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