Transportation

Rainwater Harvesting Preserves Ft. Lauderdale Airport’s Landscape

By |2018-08-10T13:10:37-04:00April 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Faced with increasing demands and costs for potable (safe to drink) water, as well as increased salinity in the shallow coastal aquifer, the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was searching for an alternative to potable water irrigation for 30 acres of mature tropical landscape on its property. The area, known as the Greenbelt, has become [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

COO Dave Sweeney’s Career, Contributions Spotlighted

By |2018-08-09T22:02:16-04:00February 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

RS&H’s Chief Operating Officer Dave Sweeney was recently spotlighted in the Jacksonville Business Journal for his desire to contribute to a community and create lasting impressions through projects. According to the article, his most memorable project was the Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation in St. Augustine, Florida. He recalled first seeing the bridge when he [...]

Steve Cote Describes 4 Steps to Integrated Corridor Freight Planning

By |2018-08-10T14:49:38-04:00January 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

RS&H’s Steve Cote contributed an article in October to the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) news update, Inside Lane. His article explains the purpose of the Georgia Department of Transportation’s I-75 study, which will form the policy blueprint and proposed course of action for future transportation system improvements of the corridor through the [...]

RS&H-Designed Topsail Bridge Featured in Roads & Bridges

By |2018-08-10T13:37:53-04:00January 13th, 2014|Tags: , , |

The December issue of Roads & Bridges featured the RS&H-designed Topsail Bridge, which links Topsail Island, a 26-mile long barrier island, to the North Carolina mainland. According to RS&H Project Manager Chad Critcher, the bridge replaced a very popular swing span bridge but, there were many environmental, economic, and social factors the team had [...]

Chad Critcher Featured as Rising Star in Transportation Builder

By |2018-12-13T15:06:08-04:00January 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

RS&H’s Chad Critcher, National Market Leader of Design-Build Major Highway Projects, was recently featured in Transportation Builder magazine as a rising star in the transportation design and construction industry. According to the article, each year, young professionals from firms across the nation are selected to attend the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) [...]