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Topsail Island Bridge Reflects the Community’s Voice

By |2018-07-31T02:03:19-04:00February 11th, 2015|

The southern portion of Topsail Island lies in Pender County, North Carolina. Since the 1970s, only two bridges served this 26-mile barrier island, even as boat traffic and bridge traffic increased. In 2005, a structural inspection indicated a very poor sufficiency rating for the steel truss swing span bridge, scoring six out of 100 [...]

Behind-the-Scenes Efforts Make I-95 Rehab Run Smoothly

By |2018-08-13T18:22:28-04:00February 7th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Rehabilitating concrete along interstates is not at all glamourous. In fact, when it’s done successfully, that’s the point – to complete the work quickly, and ideally, with little notice by the traveling public. But these projects can also be very challenging, often requiring constant coordination, attention to detail, and a particular emphasis on safety. [...]

New Pensacola YMCA: A Centerpiece for the Neighborhood

By |2018-09-11T18:59:51-04:00February 4th, 2015|Tags: , , |

In November 2014, RS&H, serving as Designer of Record, completed the architectural and interior design of a new 52,000-square-foot YMCA facility in downtown Pensacola, Florida. The new facility will serve 8,000 members and sits in a historic district. The building, which incorporates the latest technology and amenities, will showcase the YMCA’s major state-of-the-art venues [...]

NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building Undergoes Renovation

By |2018-08-07T01:22:10-04:00February 1st, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

The historic 50-year-old Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida is undergoing a $100 million interior renovation. In a recent article by ENR Southeast, the rebuild will better serve NASA’s new deep-space vehicle, known as the Space Launch System. RS&H is engineering the design of the new steel-framed platforms. Engineering systems [...]

RS&H Consulting on Detroit Metro Airport Runway Repairs

By |2018-08-10T20:39:34-04:00January 23rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

The Detroit Free Press reported recently that cracks and flaws in the concrete at Detroit Metro Airport’s $225-million runway, which was added in 2001, are now posing risks and forcing a costly reconstruction. RS&H is serving as a consultant to the repairs and is advising on the application for a federal grant to pay [...]

Army’s First Unmanned Aircraft Hangar Sets Design Standards

By |2018-12-13T15:03:40-05:00January 18th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Unmanned aircraft systems are enhancing US battlefield capabilities, allowing our military to become lighter, faster, more flexible, and more intelligent. While the demand for unmanned systems continues unabated today, several factors will influence the development of unmanned programs in the future, such as urgent operations, affordable solutions in a fiscally constrained environment, and safer [...]

RS&H to Design Cayman Island Airport Expansion

By |2018-08-08T13:31:01-04:00January 10th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

The Cayman Compass reported that RS&H has been signed to provide the design of a $55 million expansion to the Grand Cayman’s central airport, which will double the capacity of the terminal to 2.5 million passengers annually. According to Albert Anderson, CEO of the airport authority, RS&H consultants will also be responsible for keeping [...]

Impacting Texas Communities

By |2018-11-02T08:38:59-04:00January 7th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |

From community involvement to networking opportunities, we dedicated time to impact Texas communities and industries in 2014 and plan to do even more in 2015. Below is one of our favorite experiences. From community involvement to networking opportunities, we dedicated time to impact Texas communities and industries in 2014 and plan to do [...]

Collaborating in the Biotech Industry

By |2018-07-31T02:11:06-04:00December 12th, 2014|

Laboratory Design recently published a commentary, "Teaming for Success," by RS&H’s Vice President and Health & Science Practice Leader, Michael Vascellaro on the importance of collaboration within the biotech industry. Mr. Vascellaro participated on a panel during BioFlorida’s 2014 Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. “Often adversity is the best catalyst for change—forcing one to [...]

Sierra Nevada Corporation Teams with RS&H on Spacecraft Presentation

By |2018-07-31T22:24:08-04:00November 12th, 2014|Tags: , , |

Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems and partner organization RS&H presented findings regarding the challenges and opportunities of landing the Dream Chaser reusable spacecraft at public-use airports during the Space Traffic Management Conference. The conference was held in November at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University campus in Daytona Beach, Florida. RS&H’s Brian Gulliver, PE, is [...]