Post-Hurricane Irma emergency bridge repair design
Infrastructure Engineers proudly served as engineer-of-record for the fast-tracked repairs made to the CR 218 bridge over South Fork Black Creek in Clay County, Florida, which reopened to traffic on Friday, December 8th after being closed for approximately 12 weeks due to damages caused by Hurricane Irma.
2017 Top 10 Bridges ranking in Roads & Bridges magazine
Infrastructure Engineers is featured in Roads & Bridges magazine’s 2017 Top 10 Bridges Awards list for design services performed on the Newnan/Hubbard Street over Hogans Creek Historic Bridge in Jacksonville, Florida.
Award-winning contribution to Jacksonville, FL interchange project
Christopher Howard, PE, Infrastructure Engineers’ chief structural engineer, was recognized for his outstanding contributions as a subconsultant technical lead on the I-95/I-10 interchange project in Jacksonville for the Florida Department of Transportation. The project was selected as the Outstanding PD&E/Planning Project at the 2017 Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers (FICE) Conference.
Innovative CM/GC project delivery provides stellar results for Pueblo of Acoma, NM
Utilizing the innovative Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) process, Infrastructure Engineers, as the engineering design firm, partnered with the Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico to deliver a bundle of transportation projects. The CM/GC collaborative approach includes the owner, engineering designer, construction manager, and independent cost estimator, all of whom are engaged in the project from conceptual design to ribbon cutting, resulting in accelerated construction and project delivery significantly under budget while enhancing quality and long term sustainability. The Pueblo of Acoma, along with our team and FHWA, presented the stellar project results at the National Tribal Transportation Conference in Tucson, Arizona in September 2017.
Hurricane Harvey emergency response inspection teams supporting Texas
Infrastructure Engineers personnel from Colorado, Oklahoma, Florida, and Texas are assisting the Texas Department of Transportation with Hurricane Harvey recovery on the Texas coast by scanning the navigation channel for debris at the Port Aransas Ferry Terminal in order to re-open service.
Post-earthquake bridge inspection manual and response plan development
Infrastructure Engineers’ Edmond-based team, led by Gregg Hostetler, PE, is nearing completion on a two-year, two-phase contract with Oklahoma Department of Transportation for assistance in developing ShakeCast, an earthquake response protocol created by the US Geological Survey (USGS).
TSP2 conference presentation for field metalizing of bridges
As a national member of the TSP2 for Bridge Preservation group, Infrastructure Engineers participates in four regional conferences a year dedicated the “actions or strategies that prevent, delay, or reduce deterioration of bridges or bridge elements, restore the function of existing bridges, keep bridges in good condition, and extend their life.” The Western Bridge Presentation Partnership was held in Denver, CO on May 22 – 24, 2017, and featured Infrastructure Engineers’ Chris Sasher, PE as a presenter for how to install metalizing to steel superstructures in the field and the challenges/solutions for our SR 292 Bridge at Perdido Key project for Florida DOT District Three.
2017 Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking
Infrastructure Engineers is ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm at No. 496. This year marks our first appearance in the listing. “I am exceptionally proud of our staff for achieving this milestone,” said founder and CEO David Reser, PE. “Our employees are people of extraordinary talent who are committed to providing excellent service to our clients and communities. We look forward to continued success.”
Join us at the 2017 IAI Summit in Texas
As a Founding 5 Partner for Texas’ Infrastructure Advancement Institute (IAI), Infrastructure Engineers is committed to collaboration with transportation professionals for solutions to infrastructure issues. The Institute is organized to foster development in infrastructure construction, operation, and maintenance, while encouraging cooperation between the public and private sector. Join us in San Antonio, TX on October 30 – 31 (rescheduled dates due to Hurricane Harvey) for the 2017 IAI Summit, which includes over 16 technical sessions (12 PDH available) on a wide range of subjects.
Continued partnership with the Sooner State for bridge inspections
Our partnership with Oklahoma DOT for truss and fracture critical bridge inspections continues with our most recent selection for the state’s off-system bridges. Performing these types of inspections under consecutive contracts since 2010, Infrastructure Engineers combines expertise in NBIS inspection and industrial rope access techniques to assess bridges statewide.
Western offices expansion
Infrastructure Engineers has expanded our western US presence to include offices in Washington and Hawaii.
Our Tacoma, WA office is led by Heath Pope, PE, Executive Director for Marine and Waterfront Facilities. Heath has over 24 years of experience with a wide range of above and below water inspection and rehabilitation design projects. He is also member and contributing author on the ASCE Ports and Harbors committee, which developed the new ASCE “Waterfront Facilities Inspection and Assessment Standard Practice Manual,” published June 2015.
Western Regional Manager Ikaika Kincaid, PE leads our Honolulu, HI office. A Hawaii native, Ikaika has 18 years of experience in above and below water structural inspection, coastal design, oceanographic studies, beach processes, bathymetric surveying, and construction services. He also serves as the current chairman of the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) Engineering Diving Committee.