Amy Lynne Bowes knew she wanted to help abandoned and neglected pets. She always loved animals and wanted to help homeless pets in her community.
What was your favorite school field trip?
Maybe your class loaded up a school bus and visited a museum for the day. Or maybe it was a planned trip to a national park – or even a surprise visit to a theme park.
For engineering students at McNeil High School in Austin, Texas, their favorite field trip is fresh in their minds. Last week, Lisa Windolph’s class paid a visit to Austin-Bergrstrom International Airport and got an up-close look at three active RS&H projects.
Cold-in-place recycling has been used for years now on transportation projects across the country. The process entails using a train of equipment to convert previously-used materials into the foundation layer, all without removing, transporting, heating, or storing tons of asphalt. This technique saves time, money and the environmental impact of road projects large and small.
Now, RS&H has used the cold-in-place construction method for the first time on an airfield in Georgia, repaving Runway 16/34 at McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport. The airport was chosen by state officials to showcase the new, green method of aviation paving.
Williamson County Airport has taken a new name – Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois. Its renaming honors those who’ve served their country, and commemorates an important addition – the all-new Captain Robert W. Duncan Airline Terminal.
Nearly 300 airports across the country will soon face implementing a Safety Management System (SMS) – an FAA-backed, top-down, organization-wide approach to managing safety risk and assuring the effectiveness of safety risk controls.
In the latest issue of Airport Business, RS&H SMS discipline lead Ken Ibold discusses the latest details of FAA’s roll-out of SMS.