Extreme temperatures, from the heat we feel here in Texas to the depth of a Colorado winter, can affect concrete in detrimental ways (and then affect our tires.) A research team at CU Boulder has discovered that including a molecule…
As civil engineers, a good portion of our work occurs outside. In these long summer days, it's incredibly important to practice sun safety by wearing protective gear and sunscreen, and staying hydrated. https://www.cancer.org/latest-news/stay-sun-safe-this-summer.html
A new solar cell technology? Here in the Texas summer, we know that we have plenty of sun to take advantage of this! https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200424132600.htm
Old Hangar 9 at Brooks Air Force Base near San Antonio, TX offers a glimpse into the innovative quick-build construction that developed in the United States' leading into World War I, when a sudden need for airfields required a new…
Happy Independence Day from O'Brien Engineering!
Out on the job site, a good pair of sunglasses is a must-have for the O'Brien Engineering team. Everyone has their favorite brand; what's yours? #NationalSunglassesDay
Happy Father's Day from all of us here at O'Brien Engineering!
The sun is out, the lakes are warm, and it's summer in Texas! We hope you and your family are safely enjoying Texas' hundreds of lakes and accompanying public park land. #FirstDayOfSummer