Oakland Touchdown Detour Project Completed Ahead of Schedule


T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Oakland Touchdown Detour (OTD) project. As the prime design engineer, TYLI provided full services from developing the basic concept to delivering final design plans and providing construction support—all over a period of 12 months. Design was sequenced from the foundation upwards to expedite construction for the contractor.

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Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge Wins ACEC California's 2012 Engineering Excellence Award


The American Council of Engineering Companies of California (ACEC California) recognized T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) as a 2012 Engineering Excellence Award winner. TYLI won an Honor Award for the recently completed Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge, a single cable, self-anchored suspension bridge.

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San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Featured in The New York Times


The New York Times recently published a story titled, “A Bridge Built to Sway When the Earth Shakes,” which featured T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) as the lead designer for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. New York Times science reporter, Henry Fountain sat down with TYLI vice president Marwan Nader, PhD, to discuss the seismic innovations of the unique structure.

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T.Y. Lin International Group Website Wins “Best-in-Class” Accolades from IMA

T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, has won a “Best-in-Class” Interactive Media Award (IMA) for its website ( in the 'Professional Services' category. The Best-in-Class award is the highest honor bestowed by the IMA organization. It represents the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism. In order to win this award, the site must successfully pass through a comprehensive judging process, achieving high marks in each of the judging criteria — an achievement only a fraction of sites in the IMA competition earn each year.

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Former Erie County DPW Commissioner Gerard J. Sentz, P.E., Joins T.Y. Lin International

T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces former Erie County Department of Public Works Commissioner Gerard J. Sentz, P.E., has joined the firm’s Buffalo, New York office as Associate Vice President/Unit Manager. Sentz has nearly 30 years of engineering experience including 11 years working for Erie County and 18 years in consulting engineering. In his new position, Sentz will lead the expansion of T.Y. Lin International’s staff and services in the greater Buffalo area.

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