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Emergency water main repairs close SB Becks Run Road in Carrick area
Emergency repairs to a water main in Carrick will shut down alternating lanes of Becks Run Road through Saturday morning.
9 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Traffic Road Infrastructure Civil engineering Allegheny County Pennsylvania Street Lane Pittsburgh metropolitan area
Report sees progress, challenges in upgrading transportation
BOSTON — Massachusetts has made gains in modernizing its aging transportation infrastructure, but needs to spend hundreds of millions more to continue making progress.That's one of the conclusions of a new report issued by the advocacy coalition Transportation for Massachusetts.The report finds that a number of investments, including bridge repairs and new transit vehicles, have been undertaken since passage by the Legislature of a transportation finance law in 2013.
3 points by Boston Herald | Transport United States Road Bridge Infrastructure Million Need Civil engineering
Howard Community College steps into the future with SET Building's time capsule
Howard Community College faculty, staff and students crowded into the nearly completed Science, Engineering and Technology Building Wednesday afternoon to install a time capsule filled with academic items that will be reopened in 2066. College spokeswoman Elizabeth Homan said the community college...
69 points by Baltimore Sun | Engineering Technology University Science Civil engineering Building Professional Engineer A Christmas Story
Science Cafe Concord on Tuesday discusses ‘Coping with Climate Change’
Let’s say you’re a civil engineer about to build a big, taxpayer-funded something or other. You don’t want to spend more than you should, but also don’t want to be rebuilding everything in five years.No problem. Finding that balance is standard practice for engineers.Now add one more thing: Increasi...
17 points by Concord Monitor | Civil engineering Federal Emergency Management Agency Want Weather Engineer Café WANT Floodplain
1 dead, dozens injured & missing after Tel Aviv building collapse (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Israeli police have confirmed at least one person died following a building collapse at a construction site in Tel Aviv. At least 15 people have been hospitalized for injuries sustained in the incident. Read Full Article at RT.com
1544 points by Russia Today | Rescue Construction Building Fire protection Architectural engineering Occupancy The Jerusalem Post Civil engineering