The ribbon-cutting ceremony in Fairfax County, VA

Scott’s Run Trail Opens in Fairfax County, VA

Earlier this month, the completion of the Scott’s Run Trail project was celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Fairfax County and Virginia Department of Transportation leaders and covered by Inside NoVA. RK&K provided on-site testing and inspection services for the 2,500-foot-long asphalt trail running between Chain Bridge and Magarity roads and through Westgate… Read more »

A view of the United States Capitol from S Capitol St SE in Washington, DC.

Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Highlighted in Construction Equipment Guide

RK&K was recently featured in Construction Equipment Guide for our work on the $453 million Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge project in Washington, DC, the largest public infrastructure effort in the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) history. The project includes reconstructing Suitland Parkway/I-295 interchange and adding four pedestrian overlooks, two piers alongside six traffic lanes, and… Read more »

RK&K Transportation Leaders Honored as Top Professionals Under 40

Congratulations to Rebecca Biro, PE, PTOE, and Ben Snyder, PE, who were recognized by Pennsylvania nonprofit Greater Valley Forge (GVF) a Top TDM (transportation demand management) Professional Under 40!  Nearly 30 leaders in the industry were recognized (virtually) during the organization’s seventh annual event on Thursday, Oct. 29, “for their determined work ethic and leadership in improving… Read more »

Engineering News-Record bridge over water at dusk

ENR Names RK&K Among Top 500 Design Firms

We are pleased to announce that RK&K was once again ranked in the Engineering News-Record (ENR) annual listing of the Top 500 Design Firms, climbing to the #62 spot. According to their mission statement, “Engineering News-Record provides the engineering and construction news, analysis, commentary and data that construction industry professionals need to do their jobs… Read more »

Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant ENR Upgrades Now Complete

After 15 years of construction, the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant’s enhanced nutrient removal project (ENR) is now complete. The city celebrated the major milestone in improving the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay with a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 30th, 2020. The event was attended by RK&K, the DPW and state and city officials.… Read more »

MdQI Awards

Patapsco Flats Bridge Named “Project of the Year” at MdQI Annual Awards of Excellence

RK&K’s Patapsco Flats Bridge project earned three awards at the MdQI Annual Awards of Excellence conference banquet on January 23rd, including the Innovation Award, the MDOT/Municipal Award (over $5M), and the “Project of the Year” award. RK&K supported MDTA on the project, which was completed in September 2019. The bridge, which is located on the… Read more »

Deborah Poppel Elected PAEP President

Deborah Poppel Elected President of the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professionals (PAEP)

At their meeting on January 10th, the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professionals (PAEP) elected board member Deborah Poppel, Senior Project Scientist in our King of Prussia office, to serve as President of the organization. Founded in 1985, PAEP is a nonpolitical, multidisciplinary professional society whose mission is to “support individuals in the environmental field through… Read more »

Heather Henck and Patrick Hager to Moderate Panels at Maryland Quality Initiative Conference

The Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) Conference started as an initiative to get involved in the quality discussions at the state level to expand and enhance the quality of Maryland’s transportation infrastructure. The conference brings professionals in the transportation engineering industry together to compare notes on a technical scale, make continuous improvements, network, and celebrate quality… Read more »