American Structurepoint in the News

American Structurepoint people and projects appeared in the media 17 times in April. Read on for this month’s recap.

  • The Lafayette Journal & Courier reported that the City of Lafayette’s first-ever virtual public hearing occurred on April 8 to collect the public’s ideas on converting one-way streets in downtown Lafayette to two-way streets. American Structurepoint is conducting a preliminary engineering study to determine the feasibility of converting the downtown streets. The public hearing became a virtual Zoom meeting to comply with Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order.
  • The third segment of Chicago Street Reconstruction Project is underway in Hammond, Indiana. Go reported that American Structurepoint is the consulting engineering providing design and construction inspection services for this portion of the project.
  • The Loeb Stadium project in Lafayette continued to attract media attention throughout April. The city of Lafayette stopped construction on the stadium as of April 3 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Three weeks later, construction resumed. The Lafayette Journal & Courier and WLFI Channel 18 reported all new developments. Our architects designed the stadium that broke ground in August 2019.
  • Trade publication ITE Journal published a profile about Project Manager Patrick O’Connor (Traffic Engineering Group), who is the ITE Great Lakes District administrator. (Please see the article elsewhere in the newsletter.)
  • Moving forward on Phase 2 of the Tiffin Pointe housing development that will add 60 new housing units in the City of Tiffin caught the attention of WTOL Channel 11 in Toledo, Ohio. We are doing civil/site engineering for both Phase I and Phase 2 of the project.
  • A blog published by Plasti-Fab EPS Product Solutions touted a creative geofoam solution for a 13-mile section of SR 14 HMA overlay in Jasper and Newton counties that we designed. Plasti-Fab provided 3,778 cubic yards of expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam for the used in ground fill applications where a lightweight fill material is required.
  • This Week Community News in Columbus, Ohio reported three of our projects will receive funding from the Ohio Public Works Commission in 2021. They are the Hudson Street Reconstruction Project in Columbus, the James Road at Livingston Avenue Intersection Improvements project in Columbus, and the Scioto Darby Road/Walcutt Road Improvements projects in Hilliard.
  • The Dubois County Herald reported that the county commissioners approved paying American Structurepoint $70,342 for bridge inspection work.
  • Construction published a case study about a concrete stormwater management system that we designed that solved a complex clearance challenge at the Hendricks Gateway Park in Monrovia, Indiana. The recently opened nearly 2 million-sft multi-facility campus features one of the highest concentrations of modern logistics and distribution space in the Midwest. The article gave kudos to Senior Project Engineer Colin Patterson.
  • The virtual approval of a design for a new $15 million Noble County Annex Building warranted coverage in the KPC News and the Kendallville News-Sun. Our architecture team designed the new facility. (Please see the article elsewhere in the newsletter.)
  • Three major Columbus roadway projects designed by our Columbus staff will move forward during the 2020 construction season, according to the Columbus Underground They are the redesign of Hudson Street from I-71 to Cleveland Avenue, James Road between Livingston Avenue and Main Street, and the widening of Lazelle Road. All three projects should finish construction in 2021 and 2022.
  • The Noblesville Times told its readers that many sponsors, including American Structurepoint, continued their financial support of the Carmel Youth Assistance Program even though a gala fundraising benefit was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • A report on Indiana Public speculated on the projected opening date of the new IU Health Bloomington Hospital currently under construction at the east side of the SR 45/46 bypass near the IU campus. We provided structural and civil engineering services for the project.
  • Insurance Journal Magazine published a press release announcing that Project Manager Don Gillie will join the Ohio Investigative Team May 4.
  • The Chesterton-Tribune reported that the town awarded an engineering contract to American Structurepoint for Phase 3 of the Westchester-Liberty Trail.


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