• Mobile LiDAR Applications for Pavement Projects

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    Alexis Eades

    Why Mobile LiDAR is Ideal for Mapping Pavement Projects Whether you are changing traffic flow at an intersection or working on a highway, pavement projects involving roadway corridors require engineers to understand the features and conditions they are working with. Using Mobile LiDAR for mapping long roadway corridors and associated features is ideal because it ... Read More

  • Advances in Terrestrial Laser Scanning

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    Alexis Eades

    Terrestrial laser scanning aims to capture reality at a rate of up to two million points per second. From its inception to this very moment, it has improved at lightning speed. The training time required, complexity of the technology used, accuracy, field of view, cost, and possibilities of what laser scanning can be used for ... Read More

  • Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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    Alexis Eades

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Woman, Judge, Inspiration “I surely would not be in this room today without the determined efforts of men and women who kept dreams of equal citizenship alive in days when few would listen. People like Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Harriet Tubman come to mind. I stand on the shoulders ... Read More

  • How Commercial Development Can Increase Tax Rateables

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    Elizabeth Bell

    COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our lives. With staggering rates of unemployment, some states still shut down and the threat of a second wave, many entities are looking for ways to boost their local economies. One group working to develop a strong tax base is the Alliance for Balanced Growth (ABG). The ABG is ... Read More

  • Engineering a Safe Back to School

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    Alexis Eades

    Engineering a New Normal It’s the end of September, and the past month has been very different for everyone. Across the country, schools have not agreed whether to be online, in-person, or hybrid. Each district has chosen a different path. Public, private, K-12, university, every school is dealing with the uncertainty that has become such ... Read More

  • The Role of the Utility Coordinator

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    Elizabeth Bell

    Many utilities occupy public rights-of-way. While some sit above ground, others run hidden underground. These utilities may have been there for decades or recently installed unbeknownst to others. So, it should come as no surprise that it can be challenging to identify what utilities exist, where they are and who owns each one. In fact, ... Read More