FEMA announced that it will award more than $25 million to the American Samoa Power Authority as part of additional funding to rebuild the Satala power plant, which was destroyed by a tsunami in 2009. Louis Berger is providing the engineering and plant design as well as installation and commissioning of the power generation and ancillary electrical equipment.
Tom Lewis, president of the Louis Berger Group, spoke to a capacity crowd representing every sector of architecture, engineering and construction industries at the Professional Women in Construction annual event, Meet the Construction Chiefs. Lewis spoke of the firm’s commitment to diversity; the “amazing level of talent” it attracts; and its global reach with projects in 70 to 90 nations each year.
Louis Berger is set to double its Arabian Gulf over the next year as regional growth in infrastructure spending creates opportunities for the construction industry. With the recent opening of the Middle East North Africa regional headquarters on Abu Dhabi's Reem Island, Louis Berger is showing its trust in the market, said managing director Thomas Topolski.
India's first futuristic monorail is set to launch in Mumbai very soon. Here's a detailed first look at the new Mumbai Monorail, implemented by the MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority) and a consortium that includes bridge maker Louis Berger.
Morristown Municipal Airport is expecting a rush of private jets for the Super Bowl, and the airport plans to turn the shortest runway into an airplane parking lot designed by Louis Berger. Tom Lewis, president of the Louis Berger Group, was interviewed on camera.
It’s been over a year since Louis Berger set up its Middle East headquarters in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE. Construction Week interview Louis Berger International president Jim Stamatis and MENA regional director Thomas Topolski.
The busy regional airport is expecting unprecedented traffic from Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, the day after the Super Bowl concludes about 28 road miles away at MetLife Stadium. Louis Berger provided a conceptual aircraft parking plan.
Policymakers are still grappling with how to make sure roads, tunnels and bridges hold up in the next big storm. Tom Lewis, Louis Berger Group president, remarks upon the vulnerability of city populations to storms.
The 70,000sf renovation of and 67,000sf addition to the Queens Museum, designed by Grimshaw with Ammann & Whitney as Architect of Record and Structural Engineer, will officially reopen on Saturday, November 9. 2013.
Ammann & Whitney's design for the rehabilitation of 6 bridges surrounding Amtrak's historic 30th Street Station in Philadelphia for PennDOT District 6 is the cover story of the October 2013 issue of "PennDOT Digest."