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Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 01 April 2015

Hayward Baker Inc. commends Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD), the 2014 recipient of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) National Rehabilitation Project of the Year Award.

Tuesday marked the 126th anniversary of public access to the Eiffel Tower, which opened on March 31, 1889. Throughout its construction it was marked with controversy and deemed a disaster by France’s best aesthetic minds. The hope was that the World’s Fair “gimmick” would be demolished as soon as possible. Today, however, the Eiffel Tower is an icon, a Paris landmark and surprisingly eco-friendly – sort of.