A regulatory patchwork poses challenges for professional engineers.
The Americas region board for Arup has announced the promotions of its newest associate principals and associates. They include 10 associates working with the consulting engineering firm’s Canadian offices, in Toronto and Montreal, as follow (in alphabetical order by surname).…
Jury Comments: “This project’s team found a unique technical solution using bridge slide technology to improve the performance of a 103-year old infrastructure. By using silent piling they also minimized the impact on the surrounding residential area. The project shows a remarkable understanding of the strategic significance of rail and public transit in our communities.”
Juror Comments: “The engineers brought harmony to a project that had multi-faceted conflicting and complex needs. It involved changes to 2.5 kilometres of roads and included the replacement of three at-grade rail crossings with new vehicle overpasses. Pedestrian and cycle trails and bridges, street lighting, and the relocation of utilities were involved.