Posts Tagged ‘Jarrod Ravencraft’

Design-build and design-bid-build methods get projects done on time

By LYNN LOFTON Architects, engineers and construction managers are embracing the design-build and design-bid-build methods for projects that include transportation and water infrastructure projects, office buildings, schools, and stadiums. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility, according to the Design-Build Institute of America. […] [...]

MDOT chief: Design flaw halted I-55 work

By Jack Weatherly A design flaw in the widening of Interstate 55 between Byram and the I-20 interchange brought work to a halt on the heavily traveled stretch, according to Mississippi Department of Transportation Executive Director Melinda McGrath. The mistake is in the design of retaining walls flaw in the 7.5-mile stretch from the southbound […] [...]

PRAM installs new board members

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) has installed its 2011 board of directors. Serving as president of the association is Kristie Aylett, APR, principal and owner of The KARD Group Public Relations and Marketing. Other officers are: Meagan Coughlin, vice president of programs; Shannon Coker, APR, vice president of awards; Melissa Bryant, vice president […] [...]

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