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Route 460 Connector Stimulates Economic Growth

By |2018-08-10T13:25:29-04:00March 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

When the Route 460 Connector in Breaks, Virginia, is completed, it will be the tallest in the state and will provide an essential link between Kentucky and Virginia through the Appalachian Mountains. The next portion of the connector project, according to a recent article from TriCities.com, is to start construction on Phase II, which [...]

Chung Rutter Named AIA Jacksonville Chapter President

By |2018-09-11T23:25:41-04:00March 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

RS&H’s Senior Architect Chung Rutter, AIA, has been installed as the 2014 President of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Jacksonville Chapter. Rutter has been with RS&H since 2000 and has served as architect and Project Manager on several projects, including Vistakon's (Johnson & Johnson) campus expansion, Medtronic’s new surgical technologies facility, and the [...]

Florida Department of Transportation Paves the Way for P3s

By |2018-08-09T22:26:58-04:00March 12th, 2014|Tags: , |

In a recent article by ENR Southeast, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is leading the way for public-private partnerships (P3s), successfully completing multiple P3s in the state. Florida has set an example for the rest of the nation, showcasing its enthusiastic attitude to get the job done. Its latest project, I-4 Ultimate, is [...]

RS&H Designs SR 417/Florida Turnpike Interchange

By |2018-08-10T13:53:44-04:00February 13th, 2014|Tags: , , |

RS&H’s Jesse Forst and Renato Gonzalez recently spoke with the Orlando Business Journal about how they landed a design contract with the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority for an interchange. The two-phase construction project broke ground in September and will provide an essential connection between SR 417 and Florida’s Turnpike in Central Florida. In this [...]

David Full Comments on Environmental Impacts for Hangar Project

By |2018-08-09T22:03:53-04:00February 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

In a recent article published by the Los Angeles Business Journal, RS&H’s David Full was cited regarding a new hangar project at the San Fernando Valley airfield. The Van Nuys Airport Citizens Advisory Council voted to recommend acceptance of the report that stated the proposed three hangars would not cause any environmental impacts. According [...]

Roads & Bridges Explains Process, Details of I-95 Overland Bridge

By |2018-08-10T13:24:33-04:00February 13th, 2014|Tags: , , |

The I-95 Overland Bridge in Jacksonville, Florida, was on the structurally deficient list and was in dire need of expansion to continue to serve as one of the most important corridors in the city. Roads & Bridges recently published an article covering several aspects of this project, which is currently under construction, including the [...]

Spaceport Houston to Receive License for Horizontal Launches

By |2018-08-10T14:43:15-04:00February 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

According to a recent article in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) publication, Mechanical Engineering, Ellington Airport in Texas will be reborn as Spaceport Houston in the next few years. The article explains that while analyzing what type of launch vehicles the spaceport can accommodate is a priority, an even larger initiative for [...]

Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport Recognized for Resurfacing Project

By |2018-08-09T22:05:37-04:00February 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

On February 5, 2014, the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport in Northwest Florida was recognized by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) with a 2013 Quality in Construction Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement. The award was presented to the contractor, C.W. Roberts Contracting Inc. of Freeport, Florida, at a ceremony during [...]

RS&H Provides Environmental Impact Studies for Louis Armstrong Int’l

By |2018-08-10T14:30:39-04:00February 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Last month, the New Orleans Aviation Board recommended an $826 million redevelopment plan to improve Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. According to a recent article by the Greater New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association, the renovations will transform the mid-century airport into a new airport that represents the modern era. RS&H will be [...]