Cabrillo Bridge Seismic Retrofit and Rehabilitation Project Wins Caltrans 2017 Seismic Safety Award
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that the Laurel Street Overcrossing/Cabrillo Bridge Seismic Retrofit and Rehabilitation Project in San Diego, California, has won the 2017 Seismic Safety Award from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). TYLI was selected by Caltrans to upgrade the historic bridge to current earthquake safety standards. Scope of work included performing detailed inspections; determining the scope and cost of necessary rehabilitation work; developing the seismic retrofit strategy; preparing final plans, specifications, and estimate (PS&E), and providing support during construction for both the rehabilitation and seismic retrofit. The Seismic Safety Award is given by the Caltrans Seismic Advisory Board and honors the best of California’s transportation projects, with emphasis on seismic safety. The project was completed in May 2015.
Jennifer Lott, P.E., Named 2017 Member of the Year by WTS Atlanta Chapter
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Jennifer Lott, P.E., TYLI National Rail and Transit Marketing Coordinator, has been named 2017 Member of the Year by the Atlanta Chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) International. This award, which is voted on by all chapter members, acknowledges a WTS member who has made extraordinary contributions to the success of the organization. Lott received the Member of the Year award at the WTS Annual Scholarship Luncheon on October 26, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia.
T.Y. Lin International Hires Alan P. Glen, P.E., as Senior Project Manager, Transportation
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Alan P. Glen, P.E., has been hired as Senior Project Manager, Transportation. Based in TYLI’s office in Sacramento and serving clients throughout the firm’s Northern California District, Glen will plan and manage the execution of surface transportation projects, supervise technical staff, and perform business development activities.
T.Y. Lin International Announces Opening of the Pedestrian Overpass at University Metrorail Station in Coral Gables, Florida
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces the opening of the new Pedestrian Overpass at University Metrorail Station (Pedestrian Overpass) in Coral Gables, Florida. TYLI provided overall management and design coordination services for the bridge, working closely with the lead agency, Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (Miami-Dade County DTPW). The translucent steel pedestrian bridge provides an important link between the residential and business neighborhoods of Coral Gables and the University of Miami (UM) campus, as well as the adjacent University Metrorail Station. Allowing safe passage over the heavily used U.S. 1 Corridor, the Pedestrian Overpass opened to the public on August 8, 2017.
State Route 178 Widening in Bakersfield, California, Named 2017 Roads & Bridges Top 10 Road Project
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Roads & Bridges has ranked the State Route (SR) 178 Widening project in Bakersfield, California, as #5 on its 2017 list of Top 10 Roads. TYLI served as Designer on the project for the City of Bakersfield. Roads & Bridges' annual Top 10 Roads awards recognize the top projects in North America based on project challenges, impact to the region, and scope of work.