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.
“There is excitement surrounding Gov. (John Bel) Edwards’ establishment of a task force to provide a plan to increase revenues for transportation infrastructure in the state of Louisiana as a whole,” Maj. Gen. (ret.) John Basilica Jr. says.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.