Joe VanHoose

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New Culinary Arts Facility Brings Flavor to Downtown Jacksonville

By |2018-10-05T02:30:45-04:00January 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Florida State College at Jacksonville recently opened the doors to its new 5,400-square-foot Culinary Arts and Hospitality facility at the downtown campus. While the space is new, the structure itself is no blank canvas. In fact, RS&H designed the facility from what was previously a welding lab.

Improving Our Quality of Life for 75 Years and Counting

By |2018-10-05T02:33:38-04:00December 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

We continually aim to bring extraordinary solutions to both our clients and our communities. Every project we undertake is completed with imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. Our work has led us many places, and we continue to seek out new opportunities to improve quality of life in the communities we serve.

Outreach to Ecuador’s Earthquake Victims

By |2018-10-05T02:36:44-04:00December 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Earlier this year, Ecuador was devastated by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. It was the strongest earthquake to strike the country in over 30 years. The effects were devastating, with more than 600 fatalities and thousands more injured. After the earthquake’s destruction of many buildings and shopping centers, necessary supplies became difficult to obtain and distribute. Less than two weeks after the disaster took place, RS&H Aviation associate Madeleine Ferrer saw an opportunity to help...

RS&H-designed Detroit Airport Runway Project Awarded for Sustainability

By |2018-12-13T15:11:46-04:00December 7th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) sets a high benchmark for recognizing sustainable projects across the country, so much so that only 19 projects have earned an ISI award. Now, you can add the Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s Runway and Associated Taxiways Reconstruction project to the list of winners. The RS&H-designed project earned ISI’s Silver [...]

RS&H-Engineered Veterans Memorial Bridge wins DBIA National Award

By |2019-01-09T15:29:37-04:00November 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Veterans Memorial Bridge in Martin County is the first crossing over the Intracoastal Waterway successfully permitted and constructed in South Florida in more than 20 years. Despite challenges from the courtroom, the clock and members of the local community, the bridge stands today as a success.So much so that the project has earned the [...]

Breaking Ground on Jacksonville’s Interstate Hub

By |2019-01-09T15:31:05-04:00November 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Thursday morning, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) was joined by Governor Rick Scott and a number of other state and local officials in breaking ground on Jacksonville’s bustling I-95/I-295 interchange. This interchange is a vital connection used to reach destinations like JIA, JAXPORT, and downtown Jacksonville, making the major upgrades to safety and mobility [...]

RS&H Builds Halloween Costumes for ILRC Children

By |2018-09-11T22:52:51-04:00November 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Caiden Whitmarsh, 6, Kasey Iles, 8, and Will Barkoskie, 9, lined their wheelchairs up in front of the RS&H Jacksonville office Thursday, Oct.27, each dressed up in their new costumes for Halloween, complete with wide eyes and wider smiles. Their costumes were about to get a lot more expansive. Caiden, already dressed like a [...]

Jacksonville Converts to Clean Fuel

By |2018-12-13T15:07:37-04:00June 11th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Florida Engineering Society magazine (FES) recently featured an article on Northeast Florida’s initiative to convert its public transportation using the clean fuel of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The initiative was based on a P3 model developed by RS&H, in which a private developer designed, built and operated the CNG fueling infrastructure at minimal [...]