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Public Review and Comment Period Open for Grassy Point Road Bridge in Haverstraw

Jul. 16, 2020
Source: Rockland County

McLaren is working on the federally funded $2 million project that will completely replace the existing bridge with a modern structure capable of carrying all legal loads. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, project plans are available for public review online.

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4K LED Wall for MGM Theater

Jul. 10, 2020
Author: William B. Gorlin, PE, SE

MGM Theater is Asia’s first truly adaptive and dynamic performance venue installed with the world’s largest reconfigurable 4k LED wall for a fully immersive theatrical experience. Engineered by McLaren, the nearly 10,000 sq ft of LED display screens stands roughly 200 feet long end to end and wraps around nearly half the perimeter of the performance space.

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Capital District Gondola

Jun. 25, 2020
Author: Malcolm G. McLaren, PE, SECB

Modern urban planning has been struggling to rise above the challenges being posed by urban density, economic constraints, geographic barriers and an ever-growing carbon footprint. Major metropolitan areas in the United States grappling with congestion and traffic issues have recently begun considering a progressive, cost-effective and innovative way to move people—urban aerial ropeway gondolas.

The Capital District in New York represents an ideal location for an aerial ropeway installation.

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Ferry System – Resilient NYC Infrastructure

Jun. 17, 2020
Author: Stephen A. Famularo, PE, D.PE

With many subways and buses at near or full capacity and the highest commute time of any major US city, New York has been finding options to bring the best service and quality-of-life to residents and commuters at the water’s edge. With top priority placed on expanding citywide connectivity and modernizing infrastructure across all five boroughs, the waters around New York City have become part of the solution.

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Press Release

Strengthening Our Core Values

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Jun. 12, 2020

Real change starts from within. Part of the journey of getting to a place where we are truly authentic and inclusive is recognizing where there is work to be done. McLaren is taking time to listen, learn, strengthen our core values, and make ongoing change.

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Pop-Up Drive-Ins and Safety

May. 22, 2020
Author: William B. Gorlin, PE, SE

Is the Drive-In Experience Really Safe? With Covid-19 forcing the entertainment industry to reimagine a “new-normal” for the upcoming summer season, business owners are scrambling for innovative and safe ways to generate socially distanced events. The biggest challenge centers around how to bring the public together, while avoiding tightly packed gatherings and providing a new standard of cleanliness demanded by both patrons and local authorities. One solution gaining much traction across the nation is the resurgence of the drive-in movie theater.

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Top 500 Design Firms – McLaren No. 328

May. 5, 2020
Source: ENR

McLaren has moved up to be number 328 on Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms for 2020! This year, more than ever, our team is looking forward to continuing to provide our high level of services as the AEC community works together to build a better future.

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Engineering Industry Experts Weigh in on Teleworking

Apr. 24, 2020
Source: ASCE News

McLaren’s Vice President of Entertainment, Bill Gorlin, PE, SE, and other engineering industry experts weigh in on American Society of Civil Engineers teleworking series.

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COVID19 Update

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Mar. 17, 2020

In response to global concerns surrounding COVID19, McLaren Engineering Group is taking the proper measures to keep our employees, clients, colleagues, and the community safe. As we do our part to flatten the curve, our teams across the nation continue to work together to engineer resiliency throughout the AEC industry.

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St. Pete Pier…Projects That Rock

Mar. 6, 2020
Source: Concrete Construction

The independent steel framing system, for St. Pete Pier head building, resulted in a cost savings of $1.2 million over a more traditional approach of reinforcing the marine deck to handle the construction loads.

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