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Transportation Projects in Colorado and Idaho honored as best in the nation

A multimodal project in Colorado that installed advanced technology to speed emergency responses and added new travel options including a commuter bikeway, along with a project in Idaho that removed the last of 18 dangerous intersections, were honored as the top winners in the 2017 America's Transportation Awards competition.

WateReuse Association honors extraordinary leadership

The WateReuse Association honored utilities, businesses, and people that have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in advancing sustainable, locally controlled water supplies during the Annual WateReuse Awards Luncheon held in conjunction with the 32nd Annual WateReuse Symposium.
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Port of LA ready for next-generation container ships

The Port of Los Angeles TraPac Terminal Automation Project, part of $1 billion worth of planned capital improvements, features automatic stacking cranes and fully automated straddle carriers to advance the Port of Los Angeles’ competitive edge. Arcadis assisted with construction management services for phases 2-4 of the project.

Modeling a city’s minuscule changes

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich are using satellite imagery and supercomputing to predict city buildings’ risks for structural degradation and damage. By using 3D models, computational scientists can create precise, static representations of a city.

Wenck opens new office in Denver

Wenck, a Minnesota-based environmental, engineering, construction, and response services firm, opened a new office in Denver’s Greenwood Village and is planning to add several new employees this year.
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CDOT, Hyperloop One, and AECOM to study Colorado Front Range route

Hyperloop One announced Colorado as one of the 10 winners of its Hyperloop One Global Challenge to identify the strongest new Hyperloop routes in the world. Hyperloop One and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) —with support from AECOM — will enter a public-private partnership to begin a feasibility study in Colorado that considers a Front Range route from Cheyenne to Pueblo.

Three Denver breweries on tap to brew Colorado’s first beer from recycled water

Colorado-based engineering firm CH2M is changing the way we think about water. On Thurs., Sept. 14, direct potable reuse (DPR) purified water will be delivered to three breweries earmarked to become Colorado's first to produce craft beer from recycled water.
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Arcadis selected to join team to design for resiliency in San Francisco Bay

Arcadis announced its selection as part of a team to participate in Resilient by Design’s Bay Area Challenge in San Francisco. Arcadis will join a team of engineers, architects, designers and other local and international experts to address sea level rise and storm flooding in San Francisco’s Bay Area over the next year.
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