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Designing a Better Wisconsin. Improving the Built Environment.

The Designing a Better Wisconsin Blog features stories and projects from the ACEC WI membership highligting the critical nature of engineering work, life/safey impacts, and cost-effective, innovative solutations. 

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Written By: Bradley Lake, PE and Randy Wirtz, PhD, PE, ENV SP, Strand Associates Inc. Many communities face the pressures of increased nutrient...

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Written by Matt Morrow, PE, MSA Professional Services The City of Sparta is the self-proclaimed “Bicycle Capital of America” and a...

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Written By: Pete Kolaszewski, PE, and Scott Wilson, PSS, Ayres Thick weeds. Contaminated sediment. Marinette’s Menekaunee Harbor at the...

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Donohue & Associates and the City of Medford win 2020 Grand Award for Innovative Low-Level Phosphorus Compliance Project

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By transitioning to LED fixtures, WisDOT’s annual energy consumption will be reduced by 9,475,000 kilowatt hours – a nearly 50% reduction in energy...

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An outstanding balance of performance, practicality, aesthetics, and historic preservation, the rehabilitated Grand Avenue pedestrian bridge...

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Written by Terrence R. Tavera, P.E., CFM, CPESC; Ruekert & Mielke Inc. The City of Greenfield recently struggled with storm events flooding...

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Written by Greg Marconnet, Mead & Hunt When you think of Wisconsin you probably think of beer, cheese and hopefully sausage. Meat products...

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Written by Pete Haug, PE, Ayres Associates One of the principles of engineering is that water always wins. Whether contained in a river or falling...

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Written by Steve Roloff, P.E., LEED AP, raSmith The Hamel Music Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a world-class concert hall that...

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Written by: Diane Thoune, PE, Clark Dietz, Inc. While it's our job as consultants to provide sound technical solutions, we have the responsibility...

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Written by: Mark Petersen, PE, Ayres Associates Just ask the eagles: the fishing is good on the Mississippi River. Every winter they glide over its...

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