James G. Bach has been appointed as the International division president of Louis Berger. The 35 year industry veteran takes the reigns for company operations in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Bach will operate from the Richmond, London office, where the company’s international division is headquartered.
Kshitish Nadgauda shares his views on Louis Berger's core competencies. Nadgauda discusses ongoing and upcoming projects in India, such as the Chenani-Nashri tunnel, Rajasthan's Smart City, Kandla Smart Industrial Port City and Mangaluru Smart City.
Louis Berger Power, in partnership with the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) and local company Paramount Builders, opened the reconstructed Satala power plant in American Samoa. The plant provides resilient and reliable power to one of the world’s most remote islands, replacing a plant that was destroyed by a 2009 tsunami. Built by Samoans for American Samoa, the more efficient power plant should serve as a bridge to American Samoa's goal of 50% renewable energy by 2015. More>
Louis Berger’s Jahra Road Development Project was awarded the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Special Award for an Infrastructure Project and the Certificate of Excellence during the ACI-Kuwait Chapter’s annual awards banquet in Kuwait City. In collaboration with PACE, Louis Berger is the project designer and consultant on the Jahra Road Development Project, one of the largest of its kind in the Middle East.
Sofia Berger, senior vice president for U.S. transportation, was among 17 emerging leaders participating in the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) 2017 Industry Leader Development Program — an intensive introduction to federal legislative and regulatory processes. From May 16-18, the 2017 class was in Washington, D.C., to urge members of Congress to find a permanent revenue fix for the Highway Trust Fund and to fully fund the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act for FY 2018.
U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim inaugurated classrooms and a livelihood-training center constructed by USAID's Rebuild project. Implemented by Louis Berger, the project to date has built 310 classrooms and 30 livelihood-support facilities to rehabilitate communities in typhoon-affected areas. It has also built 12 health facilities and provided sustainable livelihoods to over 1,000 sari-sari storeowners, 1,400 local entrepreneurs and 10,000 farmers and fisherfolk.
Louis Berger will prepare a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the proposed Kundannoor-Angamaly national highway bypass in Kochi, a city in the state of Kerala, India. The project entails a four-lane bypass, flanked by service roads on either side, to relieve congestion on a busy commuter corridor.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has formally inaugurated Chenani-Nashri, India’s longest roadway tunnel. The 9.28 kilometer-long tunnel is part of the 286-kilometer-long, four-lane Jammu-Srinagar highway project. Louis Berger worked as the project preparation and Detailed Project Reporting (DPR) consultant on the project.
The United States Agency for International Development-Punjab Youth Workforce Development Program (USAID-PYWDP) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) to upgrade selected vocational training institutes in four districts of Punjab, Pakistan. Louis Berger is facilitating skills development of 10,000 youth through the USAID-PYWDP.
Louis Berger engineer's efforts help bring cable dehumidification to U.S. Peter Sluszka persevered in getting bridge owners to try an anticorrosion cable dehumidification system, created in Japan. Read more >