Welcome to This Week in Civil Engineering (TWiCE), the first weekly audio and video podcast covering weekly news stories and events related to civil engineering and its sub-disciplines.
In this week’s episode we provide you with the latest news in the Civil Engineering industry including how the University of Nebraska–Lincoln engineer Shannon Bartelt-Hunt and a small team of graduate students and building systems personnel can be found every Thursday morning at various campus sites, lifting manhole covers and collecting sewage samples in search of COVID-19..
Breaking News in Civil Engineering:
- Bartelt-Hunt searching sewage for COVID-19
From: Deann Gayman | news.unl.edu
- Malfunction Junction’ interchange makeover gets final go-ahead to start next summer
From: Adam Benson | postandcourier.com
National News in Civil Engineering:
- Maryland City Developing a ‘Living Shoreline’ With a Boat Ramp, Kayak Launch on Water Street Lots
From: David Anderson | baltimoresun.com
- New Oregon Inlet bridge to get ‘behavior’ test with billions of laser points
From: Jeff Hampton| pilotonline.com
International News in Civil Engineering:
- ‘Inspirational’ engineering projects take top honors at ICE South West Awards
From: Lidia Pearce | ice.org.uk
- Everton submits modified plans over its new stadium
- Federal Aviation Administration Announces More Airport Infrastructure Grants
From: Jordan Green | airlinegeeks.com
- Federal Highway Administration initiates transportation innovation support
From: Douglas Clark | transportationtodaynews.com
Career Inspiration of the Week:
On your next journey out to work, school, or even just on day out with family, have a look around you and you will notice how important Civil Engineering is to our daily lives.
Quote of the Week:
“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us” ~ Winston Churchill
About the Host:
Danny Luu MEng (Hons) CEng MICE is a Chartered Civil Engineer from London with over 20 years experience in highways and infrastructure and has worked on large high-profile schemes such as London 2012 and Southall Waterside. He graduated from the University of Bristol in2000 with a M Eng in Civil Engineering. He is the founder of www.civilengineeringmentor.com, supporting graduates in pursuing a professional qualification with the Institution of Civil Engineers, and is also a Professional Reviewer with the ICE. Outside of work, Danny is a keen runner and is slowly getting back to spinning tunes on his decks (after a 15 year hiatus!).
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To your success,
Anthony Fasano, P.E., LEED AP
Engineering Management Institute
Author of Engineer Your Own Success