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WGI Engineers Offer Tips for Protecting Buildings From Hurricanes and Other Extreme Weather
In the Age of Climate Change, Storm Hardening Is Essential
We are in the midst of a record-breaking hurricane season that has already seen 17 tropical storms, five of which have become hurricanes that have caused nearly $20 billion in damage and over 100 deaths. And now, for just the second time in history, there are five tropical cyclones simultaneously in the Atlantic racing towards the United States and threatening to become hurricanes. In the face of these increasingly deadly and destructive storms, the engineers at WGI Inc. are offering tips on how to protect buildings and other valuable assets.
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Proper coordination and communication is vital to setting your team up for a successful project.
Owners should already have mitigation strategies in place to protect their buildings and essential infrastructure. For those that don’t, there’s no time to lose.
WGI’s design-build project, I-75 Design-Build from South of SR 50 to Hernando/Sumter County Line, was recognized by the ACEC-FL Outstanding Projects Awards Committee as a 2020 Outstanding Major Project.
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WGI makes a very significant 41-spot jump from last year’s Hot Firm ranking of #76.