In late February, Parsons announced the relocation of the company’s corporate headquarters from Pasadena, Calif., to the Washington, D.C., capital region, specifically to the company’s existing facility in Centreville, Va.
The Virginia Beach Housing Resource Center was awarded the 2019 American Public Works Association Mid-Atlantic Chapter Project of the Year Award. Waller, Todd & Sadler, a Woolpert Company, designed the $27 million, 63,000-square-foot site.
Dominion Energy is committing to having 3,000 megawatts of new solar and wind — enough to power 750,000 homes — under development or in operation by the beginning of 2022.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) released the draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Interstate 64 Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion Project. The draft RFP contains instructions to short-listed firms for developing individual approaches to best deliver the HRBT Expansion Project as a design-build contract.
The Aerial Guideway project for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail received the 2018 PCI Design Award for Transportation: Best Non-Highway Bridge.
FAM Construction, LLC awarded Smith-Midland the contract to supply 900,000 square feet of SoftSound noise absorptive precast concrete sound wall panels for the I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes project in Northern Virginia.
Smart Cities Council, the sector’s largest coalition, announced the winners of its 2018 Readiness Challenge Grants. Birmingham, Ala.; Cary, N.C.; Las Vegas; Louisville/Jefferson County, Ky.; and the Commonwealth of Virginia will receive mentoring as well as tailored products and services to accelerate their smart city initiatives.
Dave Maune, Ph.D., PSM, PS, GS, CP, CFM, was presented with the Outstanding Personal Achievement Award in LiDAR at the 2018 International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) in Denver. Maune was selected out of nearly 80 nominations.
Acrow Bridge, an international bridge engineering and supply company, expanded its presence in the U.S. with the opening of an office in Richmond, Va., its first in the mid-Atlantic region.