Rebuilding America’s Transportation Infrastructure

“Peripheral industries have helped transportation significantly and will continue to do so.  However, we could get there faster by approaching infrastructure itself with this same spirit of innovation. We need to be willing to look outside ourselves, to other areas of life, for inspiration.” – Nathan Johnson, Ph.D., P.E.…

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The Power of Green Infrastructure

We hear the term “Green Infrastructure” thrown around a lot, but what does it mean? This term refers to the integration of ‘nature’ such as flora, fauna, trees, bushes, grasses and ecosystems into construction and infrastructure projects. Examples include green walls, green roofs, gardens, trails and greenways, nature preserves,…

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Steven Weitzman on The Peggy Smedley Show

Tune into the podcast of The Peggy Smedley Show and listen to the interview segment of “The State of Infrastructure” as President and CEO of Creative Design Resolutions, Inc. Steven Weitzman discusses how the incorporation of aesthetics matters for infrastructure projects and how his strategies create a strong, deep…

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Taking on Climate Change

The effects of climate change are becoming more evident than before. From the heat waves, rising sea levels and stronger storms, individual state governments are recognizing its economic and health related impacts and are taking action. State governments are taking the lead in setting environmental laws that reduce greenhouse-gas…

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The Future of Highway Infrastructure

What’s trending in infrastructure this year? From smart highways and electric cities to traffic decongestion strategies and ride sharing, President and CEO Steven Weitzman discusses the future of highway infrastructure and what we can expect to see unfold in 2019. Read our most recent article discussing the future of…

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Virginia Tech Bridge Project Receives ACEC National Award

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) selected CDR’s project, Southgate Virginia Tech, a gateway bridge of Virginia Tech located at Southgate Drive and the US-460 Bypass Interchange, for national recognition during the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards. Read the article in Civil + Structural Engineer Magazine.

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Infrastructure Aesthetics Brings Communities Together

Increasingly since the late 1970s, when the nation worked to revitalize after economic recession, transportation projects have incorporated aesthetic elements. However, infrastructure improvements were generally superficial, added as afterthoughts, and they often clashed with preexisting architecture. It would take another 30 years for design consultants to develop best practices.…

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CEO STEVEN WEITZMAN SPEAKS ON THE PEGGY SMEDLEY SHOW ABOUT THE AESTHETICS OF INFRASTRUCTURE

President and CEO Steven Weitzman appears as a guest industry leader on the Peggy Smedley Show to discuss what DOTs are doing around the country to increase the incorporation of aesthetics within infrastructure design and construction processes. Follow the link below to listen to the full podcast: https://peggysmedleyshow.com/portfolio-items/07-10-18-episode-571-segment-2-the-aesthetics-of-infrastructure/

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