Infrastructure Week, Day 1: Bridges

How do we resolve a problem as widespread as nationally deficient bridge infrastructure? Year after year, America’s deteriorating infrastructure is so critically neglected that now, in 2021, we face a multi-billion-dollar backlog for the rehabilitation of bridges, a vital facet of the nation’s transportation infrastructure. While the number of structurally deficient bridges in the United …

What is a cofferdam?

Have you ever crossed a bridge with its support rooted underwater and wondered how engineers managed to construct it, or how they maintain it? You certainly would not be the only one. Underwater bridge supports are typically accomplished through the building of cofferdams, which are temporary barriers – essentially 3- or 4-sided boxes – that …

National Safe Digging Month

Regardless of any lingering chill in the air, spring has officially sprung and most homeowners are happy to trade in their snow blowers for lawn mowers. This is the time of year when people start to make landscaping and gardening plans. Not only is April the first full month of spring, it is also National …

It’s Our Anniversary!

This month we are celebrating the 38th anniversary of KC Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. (KC). If you are interested in a short history of our company, please read on! KC is a diversified, multidisciplined consulting engineering firm. KC was founded on April 13, 1983 to provide our public and private sector clients with a …

Aeronautical Engineers Born in March

  March is overflowing with birthdays of engineers who made history in the United States, and we want to highlight the achievements of these inspiring engineers: Kalpana Chawla was born March 17, 1962 in Karnal, India. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in India, and later on moved to the United …