Transportation

RS&H Wins ACEC-IL Award for Chapel Hill Road Bridge Rehab

By |2019-04-16T09:28:28-04:00April 16th, 2019|Tags: , , |

RS&H recently picked up the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Illinois 2019 Engineering Excellence Award for the Chapel Hill Road Bridge rehabilitation project over the Fox River in McHenry County, Illinois. This award recognizes an engineering achievement that demonstrates a high degree of merit, is original and innovative, adds future value to the [...]

OpenRoads Provides Benefits for Transportation Design

By |2019-03-27T16:16:55-04:00March 19th, 2019|Tags: , , |

For years, road and bridge projects of all shapes and sizes have been built off of plan sheets cut by engineers. Even with the advent of three-dimensional (3D) modeling, designers have still relied on two-dimensional plan sheets to take their concepts to construction. But there is a shift in design mentality developing in the [...]

Ryan Vasile Named Northeast Florida Young Engineer of the Year

By |2019-03-13T10:10:40-04:00March 13th, 2019|Tags: , , |

RS&H Senior Structural Engineer Ryan Vasile has long-earned praise from colleagues and clients. Earlier this month, he picked up honors from his profession. Vasile was named Northeast Florida’s Young Engineer of the Year Award. The award honors the Florida Engineering Society (FES), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and American Society of Highway Engineers [...]

In The Media: The Importance of Partnering in the AV Industry

By |2019-03-07T14:13:04-04:00March 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Partnering, whether surrounding joint ventures in the private sector or public-private partnerships for everything from toll roads to public buildings to water systems, is becoming more of the norm these days. For the emerging, fast-paced area of autonomous or automated vehicles (AVs) is concerned, partnering is a must-have more than an option. In the [...]

Wilmington Bypass Wins ENR Southeast Award

By |2019-01-11T09:38:01-04:00January 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The Wilmington Bypass, an extension of the Interstate 140 loop around Wilmington, North Carolina, has been recognized by ENR Southeast as the best highway and bridge project in the Southeast for 2018. RS&H designed two parallel, prestressed concrete bridges that stretch 7,200 feet over the Cape Fear River as part of the $124 million, [...]

Alan Ross Moves Mountains for Clients, Hikes Them in Free Time

By |2018-11-30T09:57:02-04:00November 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

At work, RS&H Denver Roadway Co-Leader Alan Ross is the kind of associate who works to move mountains for clients. In his free time, he’s the type of outdoorsman who hikes them. “Alan is a really enthusiastic, get-with-it kind of guy,” said RS&H Mountain Region Leader and Vice President George Tsiouvaras.  “He’s always smiling, [...]

Three RS&H Transportation Leaders Promoted

By |2018-11-26T17:03:17-04:00November 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

RS&H, one of the leading engineering, architecture and consulting firms in the country, is promoting new transportation leaders at its home office. RS&H Vice President Kim Holland joins the Transportation-Infrastructure leadership team, Vice President Morgan County becomes the Jacksonville Office Leader, and Keith Bogart takes the reins as the firm’s Jacksonville Highway Group Leader. [...]

Paige LaBarr Finds New Career Opportunities in Texas

By |2018-10-31T14:07:58-04:00October 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Paige LaBarr, PE, never imagined her career would lead her into the transportation industry. But she’s thankful that her path has led her to construction, to Texas, and to RS&H. “I feel very fortunate to be here with RS&H,” Paige said. A project engineer in RS&H’s Transportation-Construction Management group in Houston, Paige has been [...]

Second Grand Avenue Bridge Marks Engineering First

By |2018-11-08T12:39:26-04:00October 26th, 2018|Tags: , , |

The 970-foot Grand Avenue Bridge, a heavily used connector in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is notable not only for its community tailored design, but also for the traffic-conscious method used to build it.  In 2012, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) tapped Tsiouvaras Simmons Holderness (TSH), which was acquired by RS&H in May 2018, as [...]

Sisters Creek Bridge Replacement: More than a Bridge, A Destination

By |2018-12-13T15:15:19-04:00September 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

While drivers take a scenic trip down State Road 105 (Heckscher Drive), the award-winning Sisters Creek Bridge replacement provides a breathtaking view of the St. Johns River and miles of pristine salt marsh wetlands. This historic archaeological site is a staple in the Jacksonville community. The existing bascule bridge was replaced with a new [...]