26    Strong Recovery
By Tom McLane, PE, and Craig Fisher, PE
A beautiful, modern steel structure sets the stage for a positive rehabilitation experience at a new sports medicine center in Denver.

32    Live Transformation
By David McLaren, PE, Brad Fallon, PE, and Cassandra Dutt
Maryland’s LIVE! Casino and Hotel uses an existing structure as a launchpad for a new steel-framed entertainment venue.

38    Doubling Up
By Kevin G. Casey, SE, PE
A framing material change facilitates an enhanced expansion at a Florida Hospital.

42    All Aboard
By Keith Itzler, PE
Design-build delivery of a new steel station keeps the LIRR trains running.

46    Bent on Innovation
By Ronnie Medlock, PE, Mike Culmo, PE, and Timothy Fields, PE
A new straddle bent solution demonstrates its success on a Connecticut Interstate interchange project.

52    Century Club: Geiger and Peters
By Geoff Weisenberger
AISC is 100! And we’re featuring our longest continuously running member fabricators throughout 2021.

54    Send in the Drones
By Geoff Weisenberger
Drone makers and software developers provide their thoughts on the potential of drones in the steel construction industry, particularly for bridge inspection.


60    Streamlined Design
By Domenic Coletti, PE
A forthcoming document provides guidance on streamlining the design process for routine steel girder bridges.



16    Off the Wall
By Jim Casper
A curtain wall engineer provides tips to structural engineers for streamlining curtain wall attachment design.

field notes
22    Making a Mark
Interview by Geoff Weisenberger
After a quarter-century with a West Virginia steel fabrication business, Mark Trimble brought his knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm to AISC’s Chicago headquarters.

business issues
24    Sustain Your Focus
By Dan Coughlin
Knowing how to maintain focus during the workday takes practice outside of the workday.