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Nation’s Spaceport Network Expected to Expand

By |2018-08-09T22:47:09-04:00August 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

SpaceRef recently reported on a presentation that RS&H’s spaceport development team leader Brian Gulliver gave at the AIAA Space 2014 Forum in San Diego. The presentation, “An Expanding Network of Commercial Spaceports,” explored the growth of our nation’s spaceport network, which is expected to increase from eight to 17 functioning facilities in the next [...]

Mathews Bridge Repairs Featured in National Publication

By |2018-08-13T18:37:48-04:00August 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) official publication, Transportation Builder, recently featured RS&H’s Jack Haynes, PE and Todd Kincaid’s article, “Creativity And Teamwork Save a Landmark Bridge.” The story also made the front cover of the magazine (photo on the left). The feature addressed how collaboration and coordination was key to repairing Jacksonville’s [...]

DoDEA Improves Indoor Air Quality at 18 Schools

By |2018-08-09T22:10:38-04:00July 13th, 2014|Tags: , |

Well-ventilated classrooms and good indoor air quality are essential in schools and other learning environments. Poor indoor air quality can result in a decline of student performance by as much as 10 to 15 percent or as much as an entire letter grade. Studies at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory indicate poor ventilation and elevated [...]

RS&H Analyzes Noise Impacts from Suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicles at Cecil Field

By |2018-08-10T13:28:32-04:00July 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

In a recent article published by ArcNews, RS&H’s Highway Designer Lloyd Facklam and Environmental Scientist Cynthia Grizzle explain how geographic information systems (GIS) were used in a project to map potential noise exposure levels in 3D, setting a new standard for the analysis of potential spaceport noise impacts. The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) has teamed [...]

Team Overcomes Challenges During Mathews Bridge Repairs

By |2018-08-10T15:07:05-04:00June 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

RS&H, in association with Five Studios, has produced, “In the Blink of an Eye,” a documentary detailing the story of the heroic Mathews Bridge Emergency Repairs in Jacksonville, Florida. When the bridge was hit by a ship in late 2013, a main truss member of the structure was severed, causing safety concerns and authorities [...]

RS&H Moves Up in Top 500 Firms List

By |2018-08-10T14:01:00-04:00June 12th, 2014|Tags: , |

Engineering News-Record (ENR) recently released its 2014 Top 500 Design Firms rankings, and RS&H has climbed from No. 80 to No. 69, its largest jump over the last 15 years. “RS&H’s rise in the ENR rankings reflects positively on the hard work of our client and project managers,” said CMO Joe Debs. “Our dedication [...]

Collaboration Turns Mathews Bridge Repairs into Award-Winning Project

By |2018-08-09T21:57:03-04:00June 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

News4JAX recently sat down with engineers who were involved in the Mathews Bridge Emergency Repairs project to discuss how the team collaborated to reopen the bridge in an impressive 33 days. The bridge, one of Jacksonville’s main corridors into the heart of the city, was struck by a Navy ship in September 2013 and [...]

Public Involvement Key to Unlocking Anchorage Airport’s Future

By |2018-08-10T13:05:29-04:00May 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

In order to secure Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding for development projects and to ensure Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is prepared for success in an uncertain environment, RS&H helped Alaska’s largest and busiest airport control its own destiny by preparing a thoughtful, engaged master plan – a document that hadn’t been updated for [...]

San Antonio International Terminal Receives Upgrades

By |2018-08-10T14:41:21-04:00May 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Terminal A at San Antonio International Airport is currently being constructed and designed to bring the 31-year-old area out of its vintage days and up to 2014 standards. According to a recent article in Airport Improvement, RS&H Project Manager Pat Hargrove, who led the design and architectural planning for the renovation, said the mechanical systems [...]

Kingsolver-Pierce Elementary School to Begin Construction

By |2018-08-09T22:35:20-04:00May 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

In a recent article published by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, two contractors were chosen to build the Kingsolver-Pierce Elementary School at Fort Knox, Kentucky. RS&H is the architect for the project and designed the 115,000-square-foot facility that will replace and consolidate two older elementary schools and accommodate 635 students from pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. [...]