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What to Expect Following Passage of Infrastructure Bill (Source: Pumps & Systems)

What to Expect Following Passage of Infrastructure Bill (Source: Pumps & Systems)

By Drew Champlin On Nov. 15, President Joe Biden signed a bill that allocated $1.2 trillion for infrastructure, including $55 ...
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Houston Chronicle Names LAN as a 2021 Top Workplace

Houston Chronicle Names LAN as a 2021 Top Workplace

By Jay Srinivasan Planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) has been named a top ...
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American Needs to Fix its Sanitary Sewer System (Source: Water & Wastes Digest)

American Needs to Fix its Sanitary Sewer System (Source: Water & Wastes Digest)

By Wayne Swafford and Jeremy Nakashima On Friday, Nov. 5, Congress passed a massive $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, which ...
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Texas Flood Risk Project Targets Grants for Low-Income Communities (Source: ENR)

Texas Flood Risk Project Targets Grants for Low-Income Communities (Source: ENR)

By James Leggate A flood risk reduction program in Texas is seeking minority- and woman-owned small businesses in order to ...
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Scott Maynor, P.E., LEED AP, Joins LAN as Engineering Manager (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

Scott Maynor, P.E., LEED AP, Joins LAN as Engineering Manager (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

By Civil + Structural Engineer Staff Scott L. Maynor, P.E., LEED AP, joins planning, engineering, and program management firm Lockwood, ...
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Back to Basics: Electric Motors (Source: Consulting-Specifying Engineer)

Back to Basics: Electric Motors (Source: Consulting-Specifying Engineer)

By Jeff Thomas Electrical engineers should understand the basics of motors and how to specify them in various applications. This ...
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Phase 3A of Exploration Green Now Complete (Source: Community Impact Newspaper)

Phase 3A of Exploration Green Now Complete (Source: Community Impact Newspaper)

By Jake Magee Phase 3A of Exploration Green, a 178-acre flood control project in the Clear Lake area, is now ...
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Women in Water: Empathy and Getting the Job Done (Source: Stormwater Solutions)

Women in Water: Empathy and Getting the Job Done (Source: Stormwater Solutions)

By Cristina Tuser Kelly Shipley is a team leader and senior associate for LAN’s District Engineering Group, which focuses on ...
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Where the Rubber Meets the Road (Source: Roads & Bridges)

Where the Rubber Meets the Road (Source: Roads & Bridges)

By Hossein Roshani and Sareh Kouchaki Proper tire–pavement interaction is essential for the safety of motorists. Pavement surface texture is ...
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Houston Public Works' Journey Toward a Digital Twin (Source: AWWA Journal)

Houston Public Works’ Journey Toward a Digital Twin (Source: AWWA Journal)

By Satish Tripathi, Melissa Mack, Amy Byland, Lynn Chamberlain, and Charles Shumate Rapid advances have been made in hydraulic modeling ...
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Improving Coastal Facilities Resiliency Systematically (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

Improving Coastal Facilities Resiliency Systematically (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

By Ashish Patel Following extreme storm events such as Hurricane Harvey, Tropical Storm Imelda and Hurricane Laura in recent years, ...
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Why Texas Needs a Resiliency Plan (Source: Houston Business Journal)

By Wayne Swafford Earlier this year, Winter Storm Uri forced more than 3.5 million people in Texas to go without ...
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Stafford MSD opens STEM Magnet Academy (Source: Houston Business Journal)

Stafford MSD opens STEM Magnet Academy (Source: Houston Business Journal)

By Sara Samora Stafford Municipal School District has opened its STEM Magnet Academy, part of its $62 million bond program ...
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Set the Tone: Wayne Swafford (Source: Zweig Letter)

Set the Tone: Wayne Swafford (Source: Zweig Letter)

By Liisa Andreassen Swafford is a structural engineer with more than 30 years’ experience. He’s managed the operations and finances ...
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Luling ISD Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of New Shanklin Elementary School (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

Luling ISD Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of New Shanklin Elementary School (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

By C+S Engineer Staff On Sept. 08 at 6 p.m., Luling Independent School District (ISD) celebrated the ribbon cutting of ...
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Stafford MSD Opens New STEM Magnet Academy

Stafford MSD Opens New STEM Magnet Academy

By Jay Srinivasan Stafford Municipal School District (SMSD), the only municipal school district in Texas, opened its new Science, Technology, ...
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TFMA Honors Thomas Mountz for Long Service (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

TFMA Honors Thomas Mountz for Long Service (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

By C+S Engineer Staff On Aug. 26, the Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA) honored Thomas Mountz, P.E., D.WRE., CFM, for ...
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Nueces County Courthouse and Jail Power Up (Source: Corpus Christi Business News)

Nueces County Courthouse and Jail Power Up (Source: Corpus Christi Business News)

By Alecia Ormsby Nueces County facilities soon will be even better prepared for the worst in the event of severe ...
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LAN Houston Northeast Transmission Line NETL

Taming a Mammoth: Innovative Interconnect Improves Houston Water Operations (Source: Underground Construction)

 By Christine Kirby and Ram Chakradhar With an astounding 21.6-percent population growth over the last decade, the greater Houston region ...
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Robert Goode Joins LAN as Vice President, Senior Program Manager (Source: Mass Transit)

Robert Goode Joins LAN as Vice President, Senior Program Manager (Source: Mass Transit)

By Mass Transit Staff Robert Goode has joined Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as vice president and senior program ...
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Mekbib Degaga, P.E., Joins LAN as Senior Project Manager (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

Mekbib Degaga, P.E., Joins LAN as Senior Project Manager (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

By Civil + Structural Engineer Staff (ORANGE COUNTY, Calif) Mekbib Degaga, P.E., joins planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, ...
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Sneak Peek: Exclusive Tour of Tomball ISD's Big New Stadium Ahead of First Official Event (Source: KHOU 11)

Sneak Peek: Exclusive Tour of Tomball ISD’s Big New Stadium Ahead of First Official Event (Source: KHOU 11)

By Jason Miles Texans love high school football and doing things big. And Tomball ISD is celebrating the completion of ...
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Tomball ISD Celebrates Opening of New Grand Lakes Junior High (Source: Houston Chronicle)

Tomball ISD Celebrates Opening of New Grand Lakes Junior High (Source: Houston Chronicle)

By Paul Wedding Tomball ISD board members and community members gathered Friday to celebrate the opening of the district’s newest ...
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Tomball ISD Celebrates Opening of Grand Lakes Junior High School, 10,000-seat Stadium (Source: Community Impact Newspaper)

Tomball ISD Celebrates Opening of Grand Lakes Junior High School, 10,000-seat Stadium (Source: Community Impact Newspaper)

By Anna Lotz Tomball ISD officials and trustees celebrated the opening of its fourth junior high school, Grand Lakes Junior ...
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Tomball ISD Stadium, Junior High School Complete in Time for the New School Year (Source: Houston Business Journal)

Tomball ISD Stadium, Junior High School Complete in Time for the New School Year (Source: Houston Business Journal)

By Sara Samora Tomball Independent School District has completed two of the biggest projects of its 2017 bond program just ...
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