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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. 

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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Written by Leslie Blaize, Blaize Communications Engineers Week Feb. 16-22 We salute Wisconsin’s hard-working engineers. They take on complex...

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Written by: Troy Pankratz, PE, Mead & Hunt Once a small, rural community, regional population growth made the City of Fitchburg one of the...

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Written by: Raine Gardner, PE, MSA Professional ServicesThe Baraboo River in south-central Wisconsin is the longest restored free-flowing river in...

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Written by: Lisa Fleming, PE, Ayres Associates When the USH 53 bypass opened in 2006, the roadway divided four quadrants of undeveloped land from...

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Written by: Jed Munroe, PE, JT Engineering The City of De Pere, with a population of just over 25,000, is virtually landlocked. With the help of an...

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Written by Lindsay Kaufmann, PE; Michael Baker International Improving a Vital Interchange The Marquette Interchange is a major, high-volume...

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Written by Douglas R. Snyder, PE, Baxter & Woodman Inc. Determining Water and Facility Needs Determining Water and Facility Needs The City of...

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Written by Dan Sydow, PE, Ayres Associates How times change. How projects evolve. And how transforming the end result of those changes can be. Never...

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