Transitioning from Plan Sheets to BIM & 3D Design

Transitioning from Plan Sheets to BIM & 3D Design

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The continued adoption of building information modeling (BIM), 3D design, and digital delivery means transportation design and construction professions should be prepared for a sea change in how they develop and utilize project...
The Digital Construction Technology Revolution is Here

The Digital Construction Technology Revolution is Here

By Gregory Nadeau The construction industry is entering the digital age. Technological innovation has transformed many industries—retail, auto manufacturing, media—but the construction and infrastructure segments of the economy have been slow to adapt, operating much...
Seattle’s Route 99 Tunnel Project Wins National Award

Seattle’s Route 99 Tunnel Project Wins National Award

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The Washington State Department of Transportation’s State Route 99 Tunnel Project, which replaced the dilapidated and earthquake prone Alaskan Way Viaduct in downtown Seattle, has received the Grand Prize in the 2020 America’s...
Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Opens in California

Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Opens in California

The Gerald Desmond Bridge, a cable-stayed span that replaces the adjacent arch bridge that connected the Port of Long Beach (POLB) with the California mainland for more than half a century, opened in early October. The six-lane, 2,000-foot-long bridge crosses Long...