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Recent MLSoC Milestones

John E. Taylor, professor of civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, presented the John L.

Lawson receives two awards.

Dr. Simmons awarded NSF PRIME Grant

Recent MLSoC News Stories

One of MLSOC’s own Industry board members; Herb Morgan, Senior Vice President of Fluor Construction, writes an article showing the growing importance of safety in the construction industry. With the age old image of construction being a dangerous job the new look on the industry is a welcome change for everyone from tradesmen to CEO’s.

Exploring Housing Innovation

On March 26-27 the Myers-Lawson School of Construction hosted a Futures Conference. The conference brought together some of the best and brightest minds in the construction industry for a two day presentation and panel discussion about the upcoming trends. Collectively this year’s panel brought together over 100 years of industry experience.

The panel included:

The Midtown tunnel in Hampton Roads VA. is projected to open in 2018.  This $2.1 billion public private partnership will look to alleviate traffic in the Hampton Roads area with a new tunnel as well as maintenance work to the existing tunnels.