Timber

Safer approach to I-20 project wins top civil and environmental engineering prize at fall Capstone Design Expo

The BAMM Engineering senior design team won top prize among the 18 civil and environmental engineering groups at the fall 2018 Capstone Design Expo Dec. 4. Team members with Buzz at the expo awards ceremony: Michael Nieman, left, Bailey Little, Andrew White and Matthew Gruba. (Photo: Amelia Neumeister)

The Georgia Department of Transportation shut down work on a 13-mile stretch of Interstate 20 earlier this year after officials noticed a spike in crashes and roadway fatalities in the area.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Forest Service funds project using Georgia timber for stronger Army barracks

A drawing shows potential new temporary barracks for Army troops built with cross-laminated timber. Researchers Lauren Stewart and Russell Gentry have received funding from the U.S. Forest Service to create designs for the barracks. (Image Courtesy: Lauren Stewart)

The timber industry, the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are teaming with Georgia Tech to design and build better portable housing for overseas troops.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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