Joe VanHoose

About Joe VanHoose

Joe is a storyteller with more than a decade of experience in media relations, with particular specialty in writing and promoting. He can be reached at

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 [...]

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 [...]