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Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport Receives Major Improvements

RS&H provided design and construction administration services for major improvements at the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport in Newport News, Virginia. The work included a new covered escalator, stairways, and landscaping along with upgrades to Concourse A to match the current terminal appearance. The improvements were completed in fall 2013, with the official opening occurring in November.

“The airport envisioned an area that would provide an aesthetic solution allowing access to passengers currently and in the future to provide a central exterior circulation spline to further airport development,” said RS&H’s Project Manager Mark Wilcer.

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COO Dave Sweeney’s Career, Contributions Spotlighted

RS&H’s Chief Operating Officer Dave Sweeney was recently spotlighted in the Jacksonville Business Journal for his desire to contribute to a community and create lasting impressions through projects. According to the article, his most memorable project was the Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation in St. Augustine, Florida. He recalled first seeing the bridge when he did inspections while working for his previous employer.

“And I remember thinking, I need to be somewhere where we can pursue that work and be able to work on it,” Sweeney said in the article. “And ultimately I moved to RS&H, we pursued that work, we won it and it provided a great opportunity, not just for me, but so many people in this company.”

Sweeney served as the project manager for the award-winning bridge.

Read the full article in the Jacksonville Business Journal here.

RS&H’s Ben Chandler Explains Net Zero Waste

Steve Cote Describes 4 Steps to Integrated Corridor Freight Planning

RS&H’s Steve Cote contributed an article in October to the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) news update, Inside Lane. His article explains the purpose of the Georgia Department of Transportation’s I-75 study, which will form the policy blueprint and proposed course of action for future transportation system improvements of the corridor through the year 2040.

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RS&H-Designed Topsail Bridge Featured in Roads & Bridges

The December issue of Roads & Bridges featured the RS&H-designed Topsail Bridge, which links Topsail Island, a 26-mile long barrier island, to the North Carolina mainland.

According to RS&H Project Manager Chad Critcher, the bridge replaced a very popular swing span bridge but, there were many environmental, economic, and social factors the team had to consider when identifying the placement of the bridge. What grabbed the attention of Roads & Bridges was the enormous amount of public input solicited by the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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