• Mapping the Last Frontier

    Elizabeth Bell

    Alaska, the largest state in the U.S., spanning 663,268 square miles, offers a diverse landscape of deep valleys and rigid mountains, traversed by rivers, speckled with lakes and teeming with wildlife. The State has some of the longest days and nights during the summer and winter solstices and is an ideal spot to view the ... Read More

  • Breathing Life Back into Union County’s Four Lakes

    Elizabeth Bell

    Built during the Great Depression, Nomahegan Park was designed by the Olmsted Brothers landscape architectural firm. As the sons of renowned landscape architect and Central Park designer, Fredrick Law Olmsted, the brothers designed the park with the beautiful, 7.5-acre Nomahegan Lake as the centerpiece. The Brothers previously designed three other Union County parks in a ... Read More

  • West Front Street Bridge Improves Red Bank Traffic Flow

    Elizabeth Bell

    The sound of metal rattling and the feel of the ground shaking are probably familiar side effects for anyone crossing the West Front Street Bridge that connects Red Bank to Middletown. The original West Front Street Bridge (Monmouth County S-17) was built in 1921, and due to extensive deterioration, the bridge was replaced with a ... Read More

  • Engineering Better Readers

    Maraliese Beveridge

    Engineering touches almost every aspect of our lives. Driving down a smoothly paved highway, turning on your faucet for a glass of water, or flicking on a light switch. When it’s working right—you don’t even notice it. As National Engineering Week comes to a close, we commend engineers throughout the nation who helped raise awareness ... Read More

  • DEP Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA) Extensions

    Robert Zelley, PG, LSRP

    Governor Christie signed Assembly Bill A-4543, allowing DEP to grant two year extensions for the completion of certain remedial investigations under the Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA), which previously required that any site at which a remediation obligation arose on or before May 7, 1999, and for which a remedial investigation had not been submitted ... Read More

  • Wireless Upgrades Keep You Connected During Big Pro Ball

    Craig Zeidman

    The wireless industry continues to grow as the number of people with Smart phones, tablets and laptops increases. In fact, according to the CTIA Wireless Association, there are now more wireless devices being used in the United States then there are people. In order for wireless providers to keep up with this growing demand, carriers are building-out their networks by attaching their transmitting antennas on a variety of tall structures including monopoles, buildings, utility towers, steeples, silos, billboards, and water tanks. ... Read More