IAH Oculus, Rendering courtesy of HOK/Page

Burns Leads Immersive Multimedia Design for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

As part of the George Bush Intercontinental Airport Terminal Redevelopment Program (ITRP), state-of-the-art multimedia displays will become the focal point within the new Mickey Leland International Terminal Complex (ITC). Burns will guide Houston Airports through the immersive multimedia design and installation process, leading the development and procurement of a fully customized content-production system. The engineering… Read More

Woodley Park-Zoo | Credit: Phil Roeder

Burns Undertakes Design of Washington Metro’s Fiber Optic Infrastructure

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is performing a complete voice communications upgrade. Installation of the secure, resilient broadband fiber optic network will provide enhanced, seamless coverage throughout the Metrorail underground tunnel network. The new 700 MHz interoperable, public safety-grade digital voice radio network will improve performance of WMATA’s voice and data communication systems,… Read More

Valley Metro Light Rail

Burns Completes Building System Designs for Valley Metro Light Rail Expansions

Phoenix’s Transportation 2050 initiative involves tripling the city’s light rail system with 42 miles of new extensions, enhancing overall mobility across the “Valley of the Sun.” Valley Metro’s 5.5-mile South Central Light Rail Extension will connect riders to South Phoenix, university campuses, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. A 3.2-mile Northwest Phase II extension will… Read More

Michael Partney

Michael Partney Joins Burns’ Growing Houston Team

Burns welcomes the addition of project manager Michael Partney. Michael will apply insights from a three-decade career overseeing the planning, feasibility, design, and construction stages for a wide range of highly sophisticated, critical infrastructure projects. Past projects include hospital and educational campus expansions, biomedical and petrochemical laboratory facilities, and large-scale international commercial developments. “Working across… Read More

Michael Langton

Michael Langton Expands Burns’ Footprint Across South Texas

Burns continues our expansion across the Southern U.S. with the welcomed addition of Michael Langton, PE, CEM, Cx, LEED AP as our new Houston Regional Manager. Michael brings a unique blend of engineering experience in healthcare, aviation, and various critical-infrastructure industries. Applying expertise in mechanical and electrical engineering, Michael will focus on broadening Burns’ growing… Read More

Creation Happens Here

Burns Ranks in Top 250 on ENR’s List of Largest Design Firms

During a time of exciting growth and progress, Burns is grateful to our clients for entrusting us with their mission-critical facilities — and to our employees across the country for continuously raising the standard of engineering excellence. In this year’s annual Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 List, Burns remains among the 250 largest design firms… Read More

Two Burns Rising Stars Honored with Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 40 Under 40 Award

Burns congratulates Erica Antoine, PE and Philip Gonski, PE for their recognition among the industry’s most talented young engineers. Both are recipients of this year’s Consulting-Specifying Engineer 40 Under 40 Award. Erica is a transportation project manager entrusted by transit agencies up and down the East Coast. She oversees design and construction of large, complex… Read More

Top Workplace people collaborating in office

Burns Ranked Among Top Workplaces

Burns is proud to be ranked among The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Top Workplaces of 2022. We’re honored to be featured among the region’s best employers, as decided by each company’s employees. At Burns, our talented team is the driving force for the company’s continued growth. Our culture recognizes each employee’s specialized expertise and rewards their solutions-oriented… Read More

Sound Transit

Burns Leads Rail Systems Design for Sound Transit Tacoma Dome Extension

The Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) is expanding their light rail system to connect the Seattle region with Tacoma, the second largest city in Washington state. Supporting HDR, Burns will build upon our role for the Federal Way Link Extension. Engineering and design services include: Traction power, Overhead catenary system, Signals and… Read More

BNA Vision Terminal Interior Day Bridge Mezzanine

Burns Brings to Life Nashville International Airport’s BNA Vision

Burns is collaborating with the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority to create a multimedia showpiece for a new state-of-the-art International Arrivals Facility. To accommodate Middle Tennessee’s booming population growth, construction of the new 440,000-square-foot, six-gate lobby terminal and arrivals facility will be the largest component of Nashville International Airport’s multi-phase “BNA Vision.” Upon their arrival, traveling… Read More


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