When Billy Smith arrived for his job interview at RS&H, Michael Davis, his soon-to-be boss, took him to the first scissor bridge in North Carolina, the construction of which was overseen by RS&H associates in 2015. Little did Billy know, just about a year later, he would be overseeing the construction of the second such bridge in North Carolina, connecting U.S. Highway 70 to North Carolina-147 in Durham, N.C.
RS&H is currently providing inspection services to the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority for the US 183 South Bergstrom Expressway project. The $743 million project is approximately 50 percent complete.
The Big Walker Mountain Tunnel sneaks up like a ghost on motorists traveling Interstate 77 through Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains. Big Walker Mountain is the first mountain along the interstate that crews could not snake the road around – so motorists have been driving through it for 46 years.
They’re now traveling on a fresh ribbon of SM-12.5E asphalt, as the RS&H Transportation-Construction Management Practice has wrapped up a paving project in the 4,720-foot tunnel. The RS&H team was able to mill, pave and stripe both lanes of the southbound tunnel in just two nights.
RS&H can now add its video team to the list of internationally award-winning groups within the company, after the production group took home two bronze wins in the 2018 Telly Awards. The Telly Awards, an international competition that garners more than 12,000 entries spanning all 50 states and 5 continents, features entries from some of the world’s top companies.
If you were ever to attend a North Carolina Transportation-Construction Management (T-CM) get together, you would probably see one of Project Manager Ben Peterson’s three kids running around. Always game for a barbecue or picnic, Ben makes our staff in North Carolina feel like an extension of his own family.