5 November 2017 | U.S. Army New disaster response mission, USACE team keeps Puerto Rico's generators operational

Louis Berger has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support an unprecedented, nonfederal generator operations and maintenance mission in Puerto Rico.

5 November 2017 | The Weather Channel Raising Puerto Rico from Ruins: A status report six weeks after Hurricane Maria

In live broadcast interviews with Weekend Recharge and AMHQ at The Weather Channel, Louis Berger’s U.S. division president Tom Lewis discusses the progress of power restoration in Puerto Rico as well as the role renewables and private capital can play in the island’s recovery.

5 November 2017 | The Peninsula, Qatar's Daily Newspaper Al Rayyan Stadium passes five million man-hours safety mark

Construction at Al Rayyan Stadium near Doha, Qatar has reached a major milestone following completion of more than five million man-hours without a ‘Lost Time Accident’. Louis Berger provides construction supervision services for the project on behalf of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy. The stadium, scheduled to be completed in 2019, will have a seating capacity of 40,000 to meet quarter-final requirements during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. This will be reduced to approximately 21,000 seats following the tournament. Louis Berger was one of four companies honored at a ceremony celebrating the major construction safety landmark.

2 November 2017 | Power Systems Design Maintaining a secure power infrastructure in the aftermath of Maria

In this podcast, Power Systems Design talks to Louis Berger’s Tom Lewis about Louis Berger's efforts in assisting in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. After the tropical storm hit Puerto Rico, Louis Berger shipped hundreds of commercial power generators to help with the island’s hurricane-devastated infrastructure.

25 October 2017 | Bloomberg Forget the grid of the future, Puerto Ricans just want power back

With more than half of Puerto Rico still waiting for power, the residents are ready to accept oil power temporarily if it turns the lights back on in the island. Tom Lewis, Louis Berger’s U.S. division president, shares his views on the immediate power needs in Puerto Rico and alternative financing options to bridge to a long-term, more resilient power solution. 

23 October 2017 | USA Today Five weeks after Maria most of Puerto Rico remains an island in the dark

More than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico's power grid, a majority of the island's residents are still without power. Louis Berger is helping FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to bring power back to the island. Tom Lewis, president of the U.S. division of Louis Berger, notes that new technology, such as solar and wind power generators and smart micro grids, can help Puerto Rico become more resilient for the next storm. 

20 October 2017 | Associated Press What Puerto Rico is doing to get power back after storm

As government agencies and contractors work feverishly to restore Puerto Rico's ravaged power grid, Louis Berger is supplying emergency generators and other relief to clients that include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA. Tom Lewis, U.S. division president at Louis Berger, shares his views with the Associated Press regarding the impact of deferred maintenance and the need for a more resilient power grid in Puerto Rico.

9 October 2017 | San Antonio Express-News Texas Power Broker highway exec Bailey taking road less traveled

Louis Berger operations and maintenance expert Andrew V. Bailey II is the new CEO of the SH 130 Concession Co., the private entity that operates and maintains the 41-mile tollway section of Texas State Highway 130 immediately south of Austin. Bailey, who became CEO after the company emerged from bankruptcy in June, discusses the challenges and opportunities involved in overseeing the lightly used toll road which, at 85 mph, has the highest posted speed limit in the nation. Bailey hopes to attract traffic and increase revenue by investing in improvements to the tollway, which now serves from 10,000 to 12,000 vehicles per day, and by improving the rider’s experience. The restructured concession company hired Louis Berger to tackle infrastructure and development challenges and operate and maintain the road.

21 September 2017 | The Hindu Louis Berger is consultant for Sabarimala airport

Louis Berger was recently appointed by the Kerala state cabinet as the consultant for a techno-financial feasibility and environment impact assessment (EIA) of the proposed Sabarimala airport. The company has been tasked to complete all the procedures required to obtain the requisite permission from the central government and other departments within nine months.

14 September 2017 | Energy Boardroom Manuel Perez, senior vice president and international managing director civil infrastructures, Louis Berger, Spain

Manuel Perez, Louis Berger senior vice president and managing director of civil infrastructure, describes the importance of flexibility and cross-cultural understanding in international engineering projects, the global importance of Louis Berger's international design center based in Spain, the ease of finding engineers in Cantabria and the opportunity to increase access to affordable energy.

1 September 2017 | Global Construction Review US firm Louis Berger to modernise Indian roads

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded Louis Berger the contract to upgrade 820km (509 m) of road in India. It includes two major packages of work as part of the Bharatmala-Pariyojna scheme. “These projects will make the roads wider, safer and more efficient while protecting the environment and enabling local and regional economic development,” said Kshitish Nadgauda, Louis Berger senior vice president and managing director, Asia.

1 September 2017 | American Public Transportation Association Public transportation organizations recognized for sustainability accomplishments

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recognized Louis Berger for continued achievements in sustainability. APTA recognized such accomplishments as the Louis Berger Sustainability Vision and Policy, the certification of more than 130 Envision Sustainability Professionals (ENV SPs), and employee engagement.

28 August 2017 | Business Standard MMRDA appoints consultant for Metro 4 corridor

The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has appointed a consortium comprising DB Engineering & Consulting, Hill International and Louis Berger to serve as consultants for design and construction of the Mumbai Metro Line 4. Their work will include design, procurement assistance, construction management, supervision, system integration, interface management, testing and commissioning of the entire Metro-4 corridor. Louis Berger also served as independent engineer and owner's representative for the Mumbai Metro Line 1

18 August 2017 | Business Standard Sagarmala is the first port of call for specialised firms

Through the Sagarmala project, the Indian government aims to promote port-led development of the country's 7,500-km coastline, potentially navigable waterways, and strategic locations on key international maritime trade routes. Louis Berger, with more than 20 years of experience in India, is well-primed to provide engineering, architecture, program and construction management, environmental planning and economic development services to help further the project’s strategic goals.

9 August 2017 | The Metro Rail Guy DB-Hill-Louis Berger JV wins Mumbai Metro Line-4's GC contract

Louis Berger and consortium partners have been awarded the general consultant services contract for the Mumbai Metro Line 4. The metro line will connect Wadala, Ghatkopar, Mulund, Thane and Kasarvadavali through 32 elevated stations on the eastern side of Mumbai, India. Louis Berger also served as independent engineer and owner's representative for the Mumbai Metro Line 1.

4 August 2017 | State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection DEP promotes campaign asking Two Rivers area residents to help identify properties as part of flood resiliency planning

The Two Rivers, One Future campaign is a component of the New Jersey Fostering Regional Adaption through Municipal Economic Scenarios (NJ FRAMES) Project, which uses resiliency planning to help the Two Rivers Council of Mayors prepare for and respond to coastal hazards and flooding risks. In partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Louis Berger has developed an online map tool that allows area residents to #MapWhatMatters in the Two Rivers region of Monmouth County, New Jersey.

3 August 2017 | Construction Week Himalayan Wonder

The Chenani-Nashri tunnel is an engineering marvel that connects Jammu to Srinagar in Northern India. Louis Berger in joint-venture with LRP Consultants prepared a feasibility study, detailed project report (DPR) and engineering designs for the unique project.

19 July 2017 | The Hindu Kundannoor-Angamaly bypass DPR to be ready in a year

The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has selected Louis Berger to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) for the approximately 40-kilometer-long Kundannoor-Angamaly National Highway bypass. 

18 July 2017 | Deccan Chronicle Louis Berger to be Sabarimala airport project consultant

The Kerala government will soon appoint Louis Berger for the proposed Sabarimala greenfield airport. The firm was shortlisted by the nodal agency Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation as the consultant through a global tendering. 

15 July 2017 | Construction World Perspective: With increased construction, there will be a need to procure or lease more equipment

Kshitish Nadgauda, senior vice president and managing director for Asia, shares his views with Construction World about India’s growing transportation infrastructure needs.