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Nitsch Engineering wins award for D.C. green infrastructure project

Nitsch Engineering of Boston earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 52nd annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for the Kennedy Street Green Infrastructure Project in Washington, D.C.

Water quality protection has a positive trickle-down effect

2016 photo of the old culvert that had two circular pipes with a total diameter of 36 inches. Pictured are Rifat Salim (left) and...

Hawai‘i Infrastructure Receives D+ Grade from Civil Engineers

The inaugural Report Card for Hawai‘i’s Infrastructure was released by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Hawai‘i Section, giving 11 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of a “D+.”

ARTBA: Boosting N.J. Water Infrastructure Capital Investments Would Provide 3:1 Economic Return

An additional $1 billion annual investment dedicated to improving New Jersey’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems would generate $3 billion in economic benefits, according to an analysis conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

Research: ‘Clustering’ Land Buyouts Can Improve Flood Resiliency

A study that analyzes flood loss claims and estimates from over 74,000 properties impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Houston’s Harris County finds that a strategic land buyout approach that prioritizes the purchase of land parcels in “clusters,” as well as proximity to existing open space, is just as cost-effective as the traditional, piecemeal approach.

‘Waters of the U.S.’ Regulation Rewrite Expected to Help Reduce Transportation Project Delays

Man-made, roadside ditches provide critical surface drainage that protects the traveling public and should be exempt from federal wetland regulations, American Road & Transportation Builder Association (ARTBA) Vice Chairman David Harwood told a Feb. 27 government hearing.

Ware Malcomb Announces Construction Completed on transit-oriented Apartments

Ware Malcomb announced that construction is complete on a five-story, transit-oriented senior living apartment complex in Denver for which it provided civil engineering services.

Vermont Infrastructure Earns Overall GPA of ‘C’

The Vermont Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2019 Report Card for Vermont’s Infrastructure, giving nine categories of infrastructure an overall grade of “C.”

Naples Bay restoration earns national recognition for sustainable infrastructure

The Naples Bay Restoration and Water Quality Improvements at the Cove Project in Florida has received the Envision Silver award for sustainable infrastructure, designated by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.
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