Mike O’Callaghan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Wins NCSEA 2011 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award
The Hoover Dam Bypass/Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge was named the Outstanding Project by the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) for best overall engineering achievement in the New Bridge and Transportation Structures category. The NCSEA Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards recognize creative achievement and highlight some of the best examples of structural ingenuity throughout the world.
Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge Wins ENR California’s Best Projects 2011 Award
Engineering News-Record (ENR) California recently announced the winners for its Best Projects 2011 Awards. Among the recipients was T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), which received the Best Transportation Project Award for the Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge in San Diego, CA.
The annual Best of Awards is a competition which recognizes and honors the most outstanding construction projects as well as the companies that design them. Projects built anywhere in the U.S. are eligible to enter and compete in one of 18 categories, which range from civil engineering to green building. The number of entries for this year’s ENR California competition was 116, of which only 34 projects received awards.
Chinese Institute of Engineers Hosts Transportation Seminar
The Chinese Institute of Engineers in conjunction with Santa Clara University is hosting a Transportation Seminar to be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, from 7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA.
Francis Lo, Vice President and Project Manager with T.Y. Lin international, will speak on "The Changing Face of Transportation Project Delivery" focusing on strategies and approaches for delivering transportation projects in today’s challenging environment.
Now Open: New Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Over Tempe Town Lake
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that the new Tempe Town Lake Pedestrian Bridge in Tempe, AZ has been completed and is officially open. The $5 million bridge complements the existing aesthetics of the Tempe Town Lake area and features unique criss-crossing parabolic arches that lead as a gateway into the Tempe Center of the Arts.
American Public Works Association Honors Hoover Dam Bypass
The Hoover Dam Bypass/Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge was named an American Public Works Association (APWA) National 2011 Project of the Year in the Transportation, cost greater than $75 million category. The APWA Public Works Project of the Year awards recognizes the partnership between the managing agency, the consultant/architect/engineer, and the contractor who, working together, complete public works projects.