28   Inside Job
By Darren Hartman, PE, Matthew Farber SE, PE, and Shawn Leary, PE
Transforming Seattle’s historic KeyArena into the new state-of-the art Climate Pledge Arena required the near-total demolition of the old structure and construction of a new one—all while keeping the roof and façade intact.

36   Flipping the Script
By Andrea Reynolds, SE, PE, and Tim Tracey, AIA
A healthcare facility in western Michigan writes a new prescription for an efficient, enhanced, engaging experience.

44   Bolting Ahead
By Larry Kruth, PE
The latest version of the RCSC Specification marks one of the most significant revisions to the document in its 70-year history.


47   Driving Innovation
By W. Steven Hofmeister, SE, PE
How can the steel industry drive true innovation?

50   Keep on Moving
By Charlie Woods, PE, Temple Overman, PE, and Jose Mares, PE
When a railroad bridge is taken out of commission, the most important consideration isn’t what caused the outage but rather that bridge is replaced quickly.

52   Legal Lineup
By Edward Seglias
This year’s NASCC: The Steel Conference will feature a range of legal-related sessions, presented by law firm Cohen Seglias.

54   Moving Bridges Forward
By Ashley P. Thrall, PhD, and Jason Provines, PE
Corrosion-resistant steel bolts and built-up press-brake-formed tub girders are showing promise.



16   A New Chapter for Certification
By Michael A. West, PE, and Larry Martof
AISC’s new Standard for Certification Programs includes a new structural approach, new terminology clarifications, and a new chapter on hydraulic metal structures.

data driven
19   ABI and GDP
This month’s Data Driven page focuses on AIA’s Architecture Billings Index and the U.S. GDP’s impact on construction spending.

field notes
21   A Series of Fortunate Events
Interview by Geoff Weisenberger
Armed with sound advice from her father, Nyckey Heath has forged a rewarding path to become a project manager with one of the country’s top steel erectors.

business issues
24   You There?  
By Anne Scarlett
Tips for grabbing and keeping attention during virtual meetings.