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New Terminal Construction Underway at Albert J. Ellis Airport

By |2018-08-02T20:40:32-04:00May 6th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |

As the general consultant for Albert J. Ellis Airport in Jacksonville, North Carolina, RS&H provides architectural, engineering, environmental, and planning services. Recently, WITN reported that the public is anticipating the new, 58,000-square-foot terminal building at the airport. The new terminal is expected to accommodate more airlines and is equipped with the latest technology. RS&H [...]

Midtown Express P3 in Texas Breaks Ground

By |2018-08-07T01:12:01-04:00May 5th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

A ceremonial ground breaking was held on April 27, 2015, for the Midtown Express project in Irving, Texas. RS&H’s John Pollard participated in the ceremony and celebrated the monumental public-private partnership (P3) that spans 28 miles, five cities, and connects Fort Worth and Dallas. After completion, drivers will enjoy new express or “TEXpress” lanes. [...]

ASHE Scanner Features Overland Bridge Design-Build Project

By |2018-12-13T15:04:01-04:00May 4th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

The Overland Bridge Design-Build project, located in Jacksonville, Florida, was recently featured on the cover of the ASHE Scanner. Along the 2.3-mile interstate corridor, improvements are expected to increase capacity and lessen the weaving and crossing that motorists experienced. Once completed, the Overland Bridge project will also create safety improvements to this section of [...]

John Pehling Featured as Long-Time Tampa Business Leader

By |2018-09-11T19:37:13-04:00May 3rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tampa Office Leader John Pehling was featured recently in the Tampa Bay Business Journal for his long history in serving the Tampa community as one of its leading architects. Pehling, who has been at the forefront of RS&H projects in the area for the last 20 years, spoke about the historically significant projects the [...]

Costa Rican Airport Sets Country Standard

By |2018-08-03T15:58:21-04:00May 2nd, 2015|Tags: , |

Initially selected in January 2012 for only a six-month assignment to create the conceptual and schematic design drawings for the expansion of a terminal building, RS&H associates flew down to Costa Rica to begin a relationship with an international client that we had hoped to nurture and grow for the coming years. But, little [...]

New Clean Water Act Rule Still Pending

By |2018-11-02T08:35:05-04:00April 27th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Last year around this time, we updated our subscribers on the EPA's new proposed Waters of the U.S. ruling. Not surprisingly, there is still no final rule, and maybe for good reason. The EPA administrator recently apologized during the National Farmers Union for how they handled the proposed, new definition of Waters of [...]

Spaceport Licensing: Converting Runways for Next Generation Space Travel

By |2018-07-31T18:34:20-04:00April 21st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

RS&H’s Aviation Consultant and Spaceport Planner Ken Ibold authored a recent article in the FES Journal titled, “Spaceport Licensing: Converting Runways for Next Generation Space Travel.” Ken addresses the current state of the spaceport industry and identifies some of the challenges that airports face when converting into a spaceport. While referencing some of the [...]

Jacksonville’s Infrastructure Front and Center

By |2018-08-03T20:53:25-04:00April 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

The Jacksonville Business Journal reported that a recent riverfront pier failing has put the city’s infrastructure front and center. This comes on the heels of the Obama Administration announcing new steps to bring private sector capital and expertise to bear on improving our nation’s roads, bridges, and broadband networks. RS&H’s Kim Holland, PE, VP [...]

I-4 Ultimate Selected as America’s Transportation Deal of the Year

By |2018-08-03T20:21:51-04:00April 10th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

The I-4 Ultimate project was recognized in February as the Americas Transportation Deal of the Year by Project Finance International (PFI). The awards dinner was held in Park Lane, London. The PFI awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, recognizing corporate and individual success in the global financial industry. The project reached commercial [...]

Mathews Bridge Documentary Selected for International Film Festival

By |2018-08-07T00:53:24-04:00March 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

“In the Blink of an Eye,” a documentary that tells the story of the Mathews Bridge repairs, was selected for 9th Annual Gasparilla International Film Festival in Tampa, Florida. RS&H and Five Studios produced the short film that shows how the repair team came together to fix the bridge for the Jacksonville community in [...]