Staff Spotlight: My Trip to Colombia

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Civic, Outreach, Staff | 2 Comments
Staff Spotlight: My Trip to Colombia

Schaefer structural engineer, Bernie Kooi, recounts his experience providing structural assessments in Colombia.

Final Approach: The Story of Blue Ash Summit Park

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Civic | No Comments
Final Approach: The Story of Blue Ash Summit Park

Renderings courtesy of MSA Architects The Cincinnati-Blue Ash Airport never quite took off. Originally opened as the Grisard Airport in 1921, it was one of the first public airports in the country and was considered to be the prime location for the development of what is now the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. However, after failed […]

We Use Recycled Products Daily, Why Not Recycled Concrete?

We Use Recycled Products Daily, Why Not Recycled Concrete?

Every day we engineer building structures using various types of materials: concrete, steel, masonry, wood, etc. But what about recycled materials? Think about it…we use products made from recycled materials all the time. We drink water from recycled plastic bottles. We dry our hands using recycled paper towels. The concrete industry is one of the […]

Unique Renovation Method Gives New Life to 65 Year Old Bridge Over Dam

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Civic, News | No Comments
Unique Renovation Method Gives New Life to 65 Year Old Bridge Over Dam

Hamilton County Park District Sharon Woods Kreis Dam and Bridge Repair Rusting at the bottom of corrugated metal arches was causing the top of the concrete piers extending above the dam to deteriorate and threatening the stability of the structure. The bridge was essential to the park as the main access to the golf course […]