How to Maintain Control of Your Future: Recent FAA design standards may impact your long-term airport plans.

With the summer roll-out of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) Runway Incursion Mitigation program (RIM), it is apparent that focus on airfield safety remains a priority. The nearly complete RSA program and FAA’s significant rewrite of the Airport Design Advisory Circular (AC) 150/5300-13A in 2012 were initial steps that illustrate the their strategy to place…

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CMT’s Rich Thuma Explains “Total Value Delivery” in this TME (the Military Engineer) Magazine Article

In this article for TME (the Military Engineer) magazine, CMT’s Rich Thuma, PE, ENV SP (Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, ret.) discusses how to bring Total Value Delivery to runway reconstruction projects. This approach calls for taking a holistic view of the airfield to address challenges and reveal opportunities that extend beyond the single project at…

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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits Reissued with New, Revised and Expanded Special Conditions in Illinois

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits are being reissued now with new, revised and expanded special conditions. The special conditions include: A New Phosphorus Feasibility Study A New Phosphorus Optimization Plan A Revised Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan; Revised (SWPPP) New 85% Removal of BOD and TSS Special Condition Expanded Capacity Management Operation and…

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CMT Staff Earn Envision Sustainability Professional Credentials

CMT has been a charter member of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) since its inception and recently strengthened its involvement with the organization when seven additional staff members passed the exam to earn their Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) credentials. Congratulations to Ty Besalke, Shannon Brady, Christy Crites, Nate Davis, Shane Remmert, Henry Schmitz…

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Mississippi River Bridge Project Takes Home Top Awards for Engineering Excellence in Illinois and Missouri

The New Mississippi River Bridge (MRB) in St. Louis  – one of the most significant transportation projects in the nation in recent years – is the culmination of decades of effort by the states of Missouri and Illinois. Earlier this year, the American Council of Engineers (ACEC) in both states honored this momentous achievement with…

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