Joe VanHoose

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Ramping Up the East End Connector with NCDOT

By |2018-10-06T02:37:45-04:00March 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

The East End Connector Project for the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division 5 will transform the way that people get around Durham, providing travelers with a direct controlled access roadway between NC 147 and US 70. Consisting of multi-tier interchanges and complete reconstruction of both roadways, the connector is expected to take about [...]

Unique Solutions Executed for Tallest Twin Bridges in Virginia

By |2018-12-13T15:15:48-04:00February 23rd, 2016|Tags: , , |

Capitalizing on our segmental bridge expertise to lead us into a new market, RS&H was selected in 2009 to serve as Owner’s Representative for the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Route 460 Connector Phase I Design-Build project. A major part of the project was the construction of the Grassy Creek Bridges, now the tallest [...]

RS&H Design Plans Lead to Economic Revitalization in Missouri

By |2018-08-10T20:48:56-04:00December 12th, 2015|Tags: , , |

In its December issue, Roads & Bridges published a feature on how the Missouri Department of Transportation (MDoT) implemented an innovative plan to convert a 3-mile stretch of U.S. 60, a major expressway linking Rogersville and Springfield, into something more than an access-controlled freeway—one that not only could improve mobility, but also spur economic [...]

RS&H among Three Finalist in Healthcare Design Competition

By |2018-09-11T19:32:03-04:00December 7th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Annie DeNardo, Senior Editor of Health Care Design recently reported that RS&H was one of the three finalists in The Institute for Patient-Centered Design Inc. fourth annual design competition on patient room design for mental health facilities.  Design teams were invited to submit their ideas to be reviewed by a panel of behavioral health [...]

RS&H Provides Environmental Study at Bob Hope Airport

By |2018-08-13T18:03:56-04:00November 6th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

The Los Angeles Times recently reported that RS&H will study the environmental impacts of building a replacement terminal at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California. The Times said that the scope of work for the $1.2-million environmental review calls for Jacksonville, Florida-based RS&H Inc. to scrutinize two options for a proposed 355,000-square-foot replacement terminal, [...]

San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport Terminal Breaks Ground

By |2018-08-08T21:30:56-04:00October 13th, 2015|Tags: , , |

RS&H participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new passenger terminal building at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport in San Luis Obispo, California. The event was very well attended by the local community and was held in conjunction with the airport’s air show. RS&H designed the new terminal building as a single-story, 50,000-square-foot [...]

FDOT Wins AASHTO’s Grand Prize, People’s Choice Awards

By |2018-09-07T15:17:41-04:00October 1st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

RS&H congratulates the Florida Department of Transportation, winner of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Grand Prize and the People's Choice awards in the 2015 America's Transportation Awards competition. The awards were presented September 26 in Chicago. A panel of judges selected FDOT’s $670 [...]

DeCA Consolidates, Enhances Distribution Center in Japan

By |2018-08-03T16:31:18-04:00September 30th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Working with the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) for more than ten years, our team has created a long-standing relationship with the agency. We’ve provided a wide-range of services, including waste audits, compliance management, energy management, and more on commissaries and distribution centers worldwide. In March 2014, we were tasked with sustainment projects for two [...]

Designing 21st Century School with Virtual Reality

By |2018-08-13T18:26:49-04:00September 22nd, 2015|Tags: , , |

As technology develops within the US military, the quality of life and safety in America improves. While security remains the number one priority of the Department of Defense, a more recent technology has a slightly different mission. In order to provide our military families with comprehensive education, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) [...]

NASA Group Achievement Award Honored to RS&H Team

By |2018-09-10T13:22:08-04:00September 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

RS&H was honored with the Group Achievement Award from NASA for our work on the Mobile Launcher at Kennedy Space Center. As the most prestigious honor, this award is given to teams who have distinguished themselves by making outstanding contributions to NASA’s mission. The Space Launch System (SLS) is NASA’s current mission, which revolves [...]