September 2020

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September 2020 letters

Readers write about the role of civil engineers in public health and the complexity of the earth’s systems

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Limiting contingent payment clauses: A new trend?

Is limiting contingent payment clauses a new trend

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Choose an inspiring mentor and a job that fits your values

Katie Bowman, P.E., M.ASCE, is making a long-lasting difference in the world

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3D holograms offer alternative to 2D construction drawings

Can holograms replace construction drawings

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Harbinger of the future: The Suez Canal (Part 1)

Bridging East and West, the Suez Canal was a pinnacle of 19th-century infrastructure

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Net-positive energy building designed with circularity in mind

The Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands is constructing its newest teaching building with circularity and sustainability in mind.

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Engineers help New York buildings prepare for hurricane season

In the years since Hurricane Sandy brought flooding to New York, the city has been working to prepare its buildings for the next natural disaster

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Construction begins on stormwater treatment area to benefit Florida’s Everglades

Construction recently began in Florida on a key component of the Central Everglades Planning Project, an ambitious to increase flows of water headed south through the Everglades

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Design under way on large-scale sanitation project in Egypt

A Stantec-led consortium has begun planning and design efforts to upgrade and add to the existing wastewater infrastructure in the Fayoum governorate in central Egypt—an initiative that will affect approximately 940,000 Egyptian residents. By providing sanitation to some areas for the first time, the seven-year Fayoum Wastewater Expansion program is expected to improve public health and safety and reduce a significant source of environmental pollution.

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Arizona train derailment and fire damage historical bridge

A Union Pacific Railroad cargo train crossing a historical bridge in Tempe, Arizona, derailed and caught fire on July 29, causing a portion of the north–south bridge to collapse, sending several railcars toppling off the bridge and onto the ground below.

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