Q&A with ‘housing champion’ Sylke Knuppel

IMEG’s Sylke Knuppel, PE, MRED, is a self-proclaimed housing champion, dedicating her career to working with land entitlements and development. Recently named the 2024 President of the Maryland Building Industry Association, Sylke is passionate about advocating for and facilitating diverse housing solutions. In this Q&A, Sylke, a Project Executive based in Lanham, Maryland, talks about

Curing concrete in cold weather? Follow these tips.

By Steven Myer Freezing weather doesn’t have to shut down bridge construction. But steps must be taken to protect the concrete on those days to allow it to cure properly and thereby gain the full design strength. IMEG and Sioux Falls Construction took cold-weather measures recently when we completed a cast-in-place reinforced concrete box culvert

There’s more federal infrastructure funding available for roads and bridges. Here’s what you need to know.

By Corey Stout, PE  Local and state governments have a chance to rebuild roads and bridges by tapping into recently released Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding. A new, easier application process will award up to $5.575 billion in grants from three programs, with no local match!   Each program supports goals of strengthening supply chains, spurring economic