Structural News

McLaren Completes Technical Feasibility Study for Albany-Rensselaer Gondola

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Study finds Gondola is technically feasible and constructible with minimal impacts, and has strong support from stakeholders in both Albany and Rensselaer.

Click here to view the complete study.

Transformational, environmentally friendly transportation project will connect the two downtown destinations, serving hundreds of thousands annually.

Pushing for a Commute That Would Rise Above the Rest

- By Lisa W. Foderaro

They would seem more at home in Austria or Switzerland, zipping up the side of the Alps. But suddenly, American cities from Albany to Austin, Tex., are pinning their hopes on, of all things, gondolas.

The allure is not just speed. Gondolas do not contribute to greenhouse gases, and they soar over clogged highways and balky subway signals. They are relatively fast and cheap to build. And unlike most forms of transportation, they offer singular vistas that attract tourism as well.

416 Kent Topping Out Party

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Spitzer Enterprises celebrated with a topping off party at 416 Kent, a 23-story residential building in Brooklyn, NY, with the design and construction team. Elliott Spitzer gave a speech thanking the architect ODA New York, construction manager ZDG, engineer McLaren Engineering Group, and MEP consultant MG Engineering D.P.C. for their work. The project is on schedule and construction is accelerating due to the town crane erection on-site. McLaren is proud to be a part of this iconic project!

Matt Kawczenski is Presenting

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Pennsylvania Regional Director, Matt Kawczenski, PE, SE will be speaking at the 5th Annual Half-Day Ben T. Yen Structural Engineering Seminar on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Lehigh University. His presentation titled, “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Drawing Notes” will discuss drawing note code requirements and will provide general tips and examples!

Two Light Topping Out Party

McLaren is proud to be a part of the development of Two Light, a 500,000 square-foot mixed-use building in downtown Kansas City, that will include a rooftop pool and floating sundeck!