An Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE) is performed to select the best-value intersection design and traffic control solution. Learn more about when it should be used, what’s included, and its benefits.
As a professional in water resources engineering for nearly 28 years, Mark Failla, PE, CFM, is a professional resource for colleagues, clients, and others in the engineering community. Continue reading to learn more about the most frequently asked questions he receives.
The world has shifted and so has the way we do business. For our team, this includes the due diligence process. Learn more about how this has also changed for governing agencies and developers.
Weather elements, such as lightning strikes, can affect infrastructure. When a transmission line experiences a lightning strike, energy within the strike seeks earth ground potential. Continue reading to learn how performing soil resistivity studies and designing custom ground systems improves line performance and tolerance to lightning strikes.
Every year, several road fatalities and injuries occur at intersections. One suggested safety measure is roundabouts. Learn more about the benefits of roundabouts and when they should be constructed.
The industrial market in the state of Texas is booming. Concurrently, the population and need for goods has also increased. Hear from Clayton Strolle, PE, LEED AP, Director, Commercial Market, on the cities with the most notable expansion and their impacts on the industrial market.
Westwood’s Shaun M. McCoshum, Wildlife Biologist, co-wrote a research article on the ecology of milkweed, which is an important host plant for monarchs in the arid southwest. Learn more about why bract milkweed will be important when applying for the permit as it supports conservation for the monarch butterfly and other pollinators.
Transforming a piece of land into a subdivision can take multiple design directions and include numerous stakeholders. Land planning professionals can provide guidance and balance the unique design considerations of all involved. One way to do that is through early consideration of site orientation and water flow elements. Learn more.
Protecting infrastructure from flood risk, complying with permit regulations, and staying within budget can be a balancing act for energy developers. Learn how developers save time and money on energy projects with detailed hydrology modeling.
Cities need to adapt their codes to remain fair to all stakeholders and maintain an orderly framework to operate. Smaller communities outside of the metroplex suburbs are finding their codes insufficient. Learn how they are adapting for short term rental ordinances, density, and parking standards and codes.
Westwood’s Ryan Bluhm has been promoted to Director, Residential Market, North Region. Learn more about the current state of the residential market and predictions for what’s next.
Lack of vegetation establishment on solar farms will have adverse short- and long-term effects on the construction of the facility’s O&M function. To avoid rework, contractors must plan and implement phasing. Check out this blog about common missteps and installation issues that can cause delays and hidden costs on solar projects.