First Diverging Diamond Interchanges Open for the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority’s (MDX) SR 836 Toll Highway Capacity Improvements Construction Project in South Florida
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that South Florida’s first two Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDIs) have opened to traffic, the first on August 13, 2018, and the second on January 14, 2019. The Owner agency is the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX). TYLI served as Prime Designer for the project, providing roadway design, bridge design, and drainage design.
T.Y. Lin International’s Dan Heller, P.E., and Madhu Reddy, P.E., Earn Design-Build Professional™ Certification
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Dan Heller, P.E., TYLI Vice President, and Madhu Reddy, P.E., TYLI Senior Project Manager, have successfully completed the Design-Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) comprehensive education and certification testing program to achieve the design-build industry’s highest designation as a nationally certified Design-Build Professional™. A prerequisite for this certification is two to six years of substantial, documented direct project experience in design-build project delivery.
T.Y. Lin International Wins 2019 Engineering Excellence Platinum and Silver Awards from ACEC New York
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that two TYLI projects have won awards in the American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition. The Construction Management for the Rehabilitation of the Cranberry and Joralemon Tubes project in New York, New York, was selected for a Platinum Award in the category of Special Projects. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) SHRP2 C11 Reliability Tool Testing Technical Assistance project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, won a Silver Award in the category of Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services. Entries to the ACEC NY EEA program are judged using a rigorous set of criteria, which includes complexity, innovation, and value to society. The awards will be presented at an ACEC NY black-tie gala on Saturday, April 13, 2019, in the Ballroom of the Hilton Midtown in New York City.
Niagara Falls State Park Transformation Initiative and I-390 Interchange Improvements Design-Build Project Win 2019 ACEC New York Diamond Awards
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that two TYLI projects have won Diamond Awards in the American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition. The Niagara Falls State Park Transformation Initiative in Niagara Falls, New York, won in the Special Projects Category. The I-390 Interchange Improvements Design-Build Project in Rochester, New York, won in the Transportation Category. The ACEC NY EEA Awards recognize projects for complexity, innovation, and value to society. A panel of industry experts judged entries from more than 60 firms. The Diamond Award is the top honor in each category. The awards will be presented at a black-tie gala on Saturday, April 13, 2019, in the Ballroom of the Hilton Midtown in New York City. As Diamond Award winners designed and built entirely in New York State, both projects are candidates for the Empire Award, which goes to the top-rated project across all 12 categories. This award will be announced during the gala.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Announces Partners and Construction Start for Commercial System in Abu Dhabi
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies in Playa Vista, California, USA, announced that it will develop the first commercial Hyperloop system with Aldar Properties in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Global design and engineering firm Dar Al-Handasah (Dar) has been selected as Lead Design Consultant for the new 10-kilometer route and related facilities. The Dar Team includes Perkins+Will (architects, USA); T.Y. Lin International (engineers, USA); GPO Group (engineers, Spain); and Currie & Brown (cost management consultants, UK), all members of the Dar Group. Construction is targeted to begin in the third quarter of 2019.