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26th Street Reopens Following Collapse From Storm

Baltimore, MD – On April 30, 2014, following heavy rains, a block of E. 26th Street collapsed onto the railroad tracks below, taking with it eight cars, streetlamps and a portion of the roadway as well. May 22, 2015 was the official opening of E. 26th Street, which had collapsed over a year ago.…

WRA Honored for MARC Station Work

Baltimore, MD – The MARC Halethorpe Station project was honored by being featured in the July edition of Modern Steel Construction Magazine. The 6-page article emphasizes the extraordinary structural engineering challenges overcome by WRA and the contractor during design and construction of the…

Oyster Planting - Healthy Harbor Initiative

Baltimore, MD-On Tuesday, June 30, WRA and Brown Advisory volunteers, along with members of the Healthy Harbor Partnership and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, embarked on the Snow Goose with their oysters. After growing for nine months in the Inner Harbor, the oysters were being moved from their…

Augustine Bridge Work Wins 2014 Construction Excellence Award

Baltimore, MD – The DelDOT Augustine Cut-off (Bridge 1-585) rehabilitation project was awarded the Delaware Contractor’s Association 2014 Construction Excellence Award for the category of Bridge Restoration under $5 Million. Bridge 1-585 contains a fracture critical pin and hanger assembly which,…

WRA Goes Global

Baltimore, MD – In early May, employees from WRA attended an international conference in Ghent, Belgium for Young Professionals of the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC). PIANC is a global organization that provides guidance on sustainable waterborne transport…

WRA Celebrates 100 Years with Anniversary Gala

Whitman, Requardt and Associates, LLP (WRA), a privately-owned engineering and architectural firm founded at the beginning of World War I, announced that its 100th year anniversary celebration -- featuring Baltimore’s own Mike Rowe -- was held at the Maryland Science Center this past Thursday…

East 26th Street Project Close to Completion

Baltimore, MD – A little over a year ago, the century-old retaining wall located between the CSX Transportation railroad tracks and East 26th Street gave way, carrying part of the street and several cars down onto the tracks below. Under an on-call contract with the Baltimore City Department of…

Temporary Repairs of Baltimore’s East 26th Street to Be Completed Ahead of Schedule

Baltimore, MD – Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP along with the various City Departments and other contractors, specifically Hayward Baker and Concrete General Inc., will be finishing the first phase of temporary repairs for Baltimore’s collapsed East 26th Street ahead of schedule. WRA…

WRA On-Call Engineering Contract to Repair Collapsed East 26th Street and Retaining Wall

Baltimore, MD – Around 4 p.m., on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, a century-old retaining wall located between the CSX Transportation railroad tracks and East 26th Street in Baltimore’s Charles Village neighborhood gave way. The wall, along with one lane of East 26th Street between North Charles and…

ENR Mid-Atlantic Top Design Firms for 2017

The ENR Mid-Atlantic Top Design Firms is composed of the largest publicly and privately held design firms in the United States. The rankings are based on design-specific revenue. Whitman, Requardt & Associates is ranked at #11. The list mentions one of their largest projects to break ground,…