When Southwest Airlines made the decision to add new gates at Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport as part of its effort to move into the international market, the airline turned to a team that it had worked with before.
With chronic droughts draining reservoir levels to 30% capacity or less in Abilene, the city hired a team to complete the installation of an advanced water treatment system as part of a major upgrade project to the city’s Hamby Water Reclamation Facility (WRF).
Constructing a 77,860-sq-ft facility for the University of Louisiana Athletics Program in less than 11 months posed scheduling and planning challenges, but the university’s decision to include a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy room proved especially difficult.
The University of Houston’s new Guy V. Lewis Basketball Center is a 53,000-sq-ft, three-level building that features identical facilities for men’s and women’s basketball, including practice courts, basketball offices, administration and team support areas and site improvements.
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.