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Glass Bridge Safety - Interview with Lochsa Principal, Bill Karren

The news this week that a glass bridge in China cracked has many fearful that these new tourist attractions are unsafe.

Bill Karren, a principal at Lochsa Engineering in Las Vegas, Nevada, said that if designed and built properly, glass bridges are not dangerous...

Lochsa Surveying Ranked in the top 100 surveying companies in the nation!

The Inaugural POB Top 100 Surveying Companies in the Nation

For a number of years, leading professionals in surveying, mapping and geospatial companies and associations large and small have wondered aloud just who exactly is doing the business throughout the United States and beyond. POB magazine set out to find out, and Lochsa Engineering made the cut!

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By / Riley J. Mahaffey, Principal, P.E., LEED Associate, with Jared Keller,
Associate, P.E., Dana Hennis, S.E., P.E., and Nick Hrico, P.E.



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Bridge tours; the new family vacation?

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Jointing in Wall and Finish Framing

An inside look at jointing standards by Lochsa Engineering Principal, Riley Mahaffey, and Senior Project Engineer, Dana Hennis. 

BIM market projected to top $8.6 billion by 2020

Building information modeling is a process that involves the maintenance of digital data for communicating project decisions related to different issues such as designing, visualization, collaboration, a

Q&A with Mark Hedge, principal at Lochsa Engineering

Lochsa co-founder Mark Hedge talks shop in this Q&A article from March 2014.

Value Engineering in an Unstable Market

Las Vegas, Nevada is an international destination resort known for gambling, entertainment, nightlife and over-the-top glitz and glamour.  The use of neon lights, water features, flame effects and unusual architectural elements provides our visitors with an unforgettable experience.  The development of these unique attractions has always been an interesting challenge for Lochsa Engineering.  The recession and the associated impact to project funding further enhances this challenge.

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