The Growing Demand for Infrastructure Resiliency—How Digital Transformation Can Help

Infrastructure is one of the least technologically transformed sectors in the economy. And the challenges that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic illustrated just how badly critical infrastructure needs digital modernization. As a result, there is a global consensus that critical…

BIM Helps Bring the State Fair Transit Center to Life for the Citizens of Detroit

Both sustainability and historic preservation are big topics in the world of construction. Detroit’s new up-and-coming State Fair Transit Center covers both of these topics while also truly taking into account the needs of the citizens of Detroit. And digital…

How Digital Design can Facilitate the Movement to More Sustainable Transportation

Sustainable transportation is a huge topic in today’s world, and for good reasons. According to the International Institute of Sustainable Development, transportation accounts for about 64 percent of global oil consumption, 27 percent of all energy use, and 23 percent…

Biden’s American Jobs Plan Makes Digital Design Solutions Essential

From roads and bridges to electricity and water treatment, Americans rely on their federal, state, and local governments for the construction and maintenance of critical infrastructure. The free movement of people, products, and goods are necessary for modern life, and…

Innovative methods, collaboration, and shared learning benefit U.S. infrastructure and taxpayers

In a recent Q&A series on the GovDesignHub, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Casey Dinges talked about the state of U.S. infrastructure, and the importance of investment now to both improve our infrastructure grading and spur the economy…

The ASCE explains why 2020 is the year we must invest in infrastructure

In our last post on the GovDesignHub, we featured the first part of a two-part Q&A interview with the American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) Casey Dinges. During our discussion with Casey, we talked about the current status of our…

ASCE on why America’s infrastructure deserves a D+ grade

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) puts out their Infrastructure Report Card which provides, “…a comprehensive assessment of the nation’s 16 major infrastructure categories…using a simple A to F school report card format…” In addition to…

Best Practices in 3D Design from the Wisconsin DOT

The next time you’re on the highway, take a moment to consider all the features along the road that had to be built to get you from Point A to Point B: there’s the guard rails, the slope off of…