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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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Bruce Morrow, PLA, LEED AP, Ayres Many communities have them: Cool spaces that no longer function to their full potential. Downtown Sheboygan had...

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Written by: Laura Schroeder, P.E., PTOE, RSP, raSmith Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) is a valuable tool that is becoming increasingly important to...

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Written by: Brian Pehl, PE, Short Elliott Hendrickson Challenge The Bark River Restoration in Delafield began as a volunteer effort by the Friends...

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Written by: Bill Honea, PG, Ayres Located only four miles from Milwaukee, the small community of Glendale, Wisconsin, is recognized as “one...

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Wellness in the form of trimming travel lanes; rejuvenates a community.

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Written By: Zachary Nienow, GISP, Ayres The Wisconsin Regional Orthoimagery Consortium (WROC) is unique by design, formed to improve the way...

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Written by: Kenneth R. Ward, PE; Ruekert & Mielke, Inc. In 2017, the Racine Water & Wastewater Utility (RWWU) partnered with Ruekert &...

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Written By: Jonathan Olinger, PE- R.H. Batterman & Co. Inc After 110 years, it was time to upgrade the single span, single lane steel structure...

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Written By: Paul Hansen, PE, IMEG Corp. Most people don’t think about the time it would take emergency personnel to reach them until they are...

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Written By: Bruce Morrow, PLA, LEED AP, Ayres A project doesn’t have to be large to provide substantial impact. Milwaukee’s Harbor...

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Written by Bruce Lunde, MSA Professional Services Developing programs for shoreline stability and resiliency has been a significant topic recently....

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Written By: Ryan Amtmann, PE, Ruekert & Mielke, Inc. Beaver Creek is a tributary to the Milwaukee River running through the heart of the...

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