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2020

Infrastructure changes in a post-COVID world

According to a recent study, city mayors across the U.S. are prioritizing infrastructure investments as a key part of their “COVID rebound” strategy. Learn more >> https://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/new-study-u-s-mayors-prioritize-infrastructure-investment-to-drive-post-covid-19-economic-recovery/

2020

FAST Act Update

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) expired on September 30, 2020. Ahead of that, “the American Society of Civil Engineers released new data on transit systems, roads, and bridges, showing that the current transportation system investment trends are […]

2020

How design has changed since 9/11

Prior to 9/11, buildings were designed with defenses against total destruction. There was little known or understood, however, about progressive collapse. This is when primary structures are affected or destroyed, resulting in weakness of adjoining structures. In the years since […]

2020

The Fatal Four

GFA International, Inc. compiled the presentation in the following link, which focuses on important health and safety information for Civil Engineers. It includes a detailed look at the “Fatal Four”, how and why to implement safety programs, as well as […]

2020

OEI: Certified Floodplain Manager

A flood plain civil engineer that has the expertise to be most helpful is called a “Certified Floodplain Manager” or CFM. This Civil Engineer knows the regulations, conditions and processes of FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program and has […]

2020

Post Water Resources Summit

OEI attended The Annual SAME Post Water Resources Summit on September 21 in which it served as a Sustaining Member Sponsor. “Nothing replaces in-person meetings,” says OEI President, Jim O’Brien. “Even as engineers, we are missing the “human element,” like […]

2020

Federal Virtual Small Business Conference

Our very own Jim O’Brien’s abstract, “Business Development During COVID and Beyond” has been accepted for an educational session at the Federal Virtual Small Business Conference. Jim will serve as a moderator of the event on November 6 at 10am […]

2020

Testimonial

Many thanks to Audie L. Murphy and VAMC.

2020

Geographic Information Systems

OEI utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) on nearly all of our projects. Our team is proficient at putting to use the powerful tools that GIS offers, such as mapping and database development, which can help individuals and organizations better understand […]

2020

Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center

A Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, OEI continues to serve our veterans. Our in-house design team of architecture and mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and civil engineer experts, together with a strong team of specialty subs, are kicking off the surgical […]

CECON Update

"The 2020 Texas Civil Engineering Conference (CECON) offers a snapshot of the best in Texas civil engineering, while providing unique opportunities to learn and build relationships across the state and beyond, contributing to the industry’s technical diversity as never before."…

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Infrastructure changes in a post-COVID world

According to a recent study, city mayors across the U.S. are prioritizing infrastructure investments as a key part of their "COVID rebound" strategy. Learn more >> https://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/new-study-u-s-mayors-prioritize-infrastructure-investment-to-drive-post-covid-19-economic-recovery/

Read More

FAST Act Update

The Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) expired on September 30, 2020. Ahead of that, "the American Society of Civil Engineers released new data on transit systems, roads, and bridges, showing that the current transportation system investment trends are…

Read More

How design has changed since 9/11

Prior to 9/11, buildings were designed with defenses against total destruction. There was little known or understood, however, about progressive collapse. This is when primary structures are affected or destroyed, resulting in weakness of adjoining structures. In the years since…

Read More

The Fatal Four

GFA International, Inc. compiled the presentation in the following link, which focuses on important health and safety information for Civil Engineers. It includes a detailed look at the "Fatal Four", how and why to implement safety programs, as well as…

Read More
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