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SR-520 Bridge and Landings Finalist for ASCE 2018 OCEA Award

The SR-520 Floating Bridge and Landings project had the prestigious honor of being one of five finalists for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2018 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award. The other four finalist projects included the Elizabeth River Tunnels Project in Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA; the Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway, Phase IV, in […]

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New SR 520 floating bridge named America’s top engineering feat

The SR-520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and Landings project won the 2017 “Grand Conceptor” Award at ACEC National’s 50th Anniversary Engineering Excellence Awards gala, held April 25, 2017, in Washington, D.C. WSDOT released a statement celebrating the award, which coincides with the anniversary of the bridge’s first year in service. Read an excerpt from WSDOT’s […]

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SR 520 Floating Bridge Wins ACEC National Grand Conceptor Award

The SR-520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and Landings project won the 2017 “Grand Conceptor” Award at ACEC National’s 50th Anniversary Engineering Excellence Awards gala, held April 25, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Wood Harbinger provided the electrical and fire protection engineering as well as commissioning services for this project. We are so very proud of our […]

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Commissioning: On the Fast Track to the Future

by Nick Baker, EIT, CCP, GPCP, LEED AP BD+C This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Commissioning has evolved over the last 20 years from an engineering add-on to a thriving specialty, third-party service. It has grown in application from building HVAC systems to all energy-consuming systems (HVAC, lighting). We are seeing continued […]

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SR-520 Floating Bridge Wins DBIA 2016 National Award of Excellence

The SR-520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and Landings project has won the National Award of Excellence for Engineering Design from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). Wood Harbinger provided the electrical and fire protection engineering as well as commissioning services for this project. We are so very proud of our involvement in this iconic public […]

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SR-520 Floating Bridge Wins DBIA 2016 National Award of Merit

The SR-520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and Landings project has won a National Award of Merit in the “Transportation (other than Aviation),” category from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and is a nominee for a National Award of Excellence in that category. All National Award of Merit winners are also being considered for one […]

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Commissioning Horizontal Structures: SR520 Floating Bridge

by Shaun May, EIT This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Nursery rhyme lore taught us all about the deteriorated condition of the iconic London Bridge and the many attempts to rebuild it with a variety of different materials – wood and clay, iron and steel, silver and gold, and so on. And […]

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