WOODMAN Lorrin E. Woodman, co-founder and former CEO of transportation and environmental infrastructure engineer Baxter & Woodman Inc., Crystal Lake, Ill., died on June 13 in Woodstock, Ill., of an undisclosed cause. He was 94. Woodman, who started the firm with fellow civil engineer Richard M. Baxter in 1946, retired in 1975. Baxter & Woodman, now owned by its 200 employees, ranks 352nd on ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms, with $29.2 million in 2009 revenue. MATZZIE Donald E. Matzzie, 69, a transportation engineering executive and researcher for 44 years, died on July 5 in Mt. Lebanon, Pa.,
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.