Archives for May 2014

Beach front property

Not many major cities can boast having three miles of pristine beach front coastline like San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. As part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the beach provides San Francisco with a wonderful urban park that offers scenic vistas and numerous recreational activities. However, after years of storm surges, pounding waves and the threat of […]

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Big pipes

Plant operator, Charles Beike, takes some updated readings at the MWRA John J. Carroll Water Treatment Facility in Marlboro, Massachusetts. The facility provides the source for most of the drinking water in the greater Boston area. AECOM provided engineering design services and construction management for rehabilitation of the plant with the addition of Ultraviolet light […]

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Capitol transit

A new light-rail train, as part of the Central Corridor project, passes by the State Capitol building into downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. As the prime consultant to the Twin Cities’ Metropolitan Council, AECOM’s services have included preliminary engineering, final design, and design-support services during construction for the $ 1 billion project. These efforts have been […]

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Power plugs galore at new terminal

A United Airlines passenger hunkers down prior to his flight out of the new Terminal B at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. Designed by AECOM, the terminal incorporates many features to enhance the passenger experience and convenience, including integrating flight and passenger information displays into concessions and passenger boarding areas; fitting all departure lounge seats […]

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“All Aboard!” modern rails

Rails terminate under a canopy of steel and Teflon-coated fiberglass at the new modern Union Station in Denver, Colorado. AECOM led the development team for a major public-private project that will result in one of the busiest, most dynamic urban centers in the world. Along with the renovation of a historic terminal, the rebirth of […]

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Big blue

Lindsey Tracy, an engineer-in-training with AECOM’s Houston, Texas office takes a breather during an inspection at one of her projects – the Houston East Water Purification Plant. It’s great to capture our designers and engineers in action in the field. I asked her to tell me a little about herself and her work. Tracy earned […]

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Boxes, boxes, everywhere

A crane operator moves a shipping container form one area to another in preparation for ship loading at the Bayport Container Terminal Complex at the Port of Houston in Texas. AECOM designed 1,660 feet of wharf and related container operations area for the new complex. Their planning efforts included improving equipment and traffic flow in […]

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