Schnabel Engineering has opened a new office in the Pacific Northwest to service their dam engineering clients. Two dam engineers from their Greensboro, N.C. office relocated there to get it established. They have been working for utility clients in Alaska, Seattle, and around the Pacific Northwest, so establishing a lasting presence there made sense.
The ADSC [Editor] (Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors) [/Editor] will join the FHWA as co-sponsors of a research project to develop a database of the available grout-to-ground bond stress of Hollow Core Anchors (HCAs) and to determine if correlations exist with traditional solid bar, drill and grout soil nails. The FHWA and the ADSC are interested in documenting the performance of HCAs in soil nail wall type construction and identifying methods of quality assurance so that HCAs can be specified with confidence in appropriate applications, both temporary and permanent. [Editor] Photo of hollow core nail installation underneath an existing bridge abutment, courtesy of NCS Consultants, LLC. Read on for the rest of the release. [/Editor]
According to the Schnabel Engineering website: Schnabelâ€™s NYS office is located in the Capital District region, approximately 20 miles north of Albany in Clifton Park, New York. The NYS office will focus its efforts on […]
Hitachi Zosen Corporation has been selected by Seattle Tunnel Partners, WSDOT’s joint venture constructing the SR 99 bored tunnel. Hitachi Zosen was the best value manufacturer based on overall technical requirements, support capabilities, price and […]