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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. 

Written by Leah Rhodes, PE, MSA Professional Services As you drive into the City of Park Falls, you are greeted with a sign reading,...

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Written by Rusty Schroedel, PE, AECOM Meeting strict environmental demands, saving taxpayer money and reducing flood risk to the community; the...

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Written by: Roy Forsyth, PE, CWI, C.H. and Mark Mutziger, PE; Collins Engineers Engineers are intimately aware that what is out of sight, cannot be...

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Written by: Leslie Blaize, CPSM, Blaize Communications Engineers Week Feb. 17-23 When Wisconsin’s citizens enjoy a glass of clean water,...

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Written by Chris Goodwin, PE; Ayres Associates Dams are an integral part of our lives, providing recreational opportunities, power generation,...

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Written by: Scott Kiley, MSA Professional Serivces Bringing our children home Nearly half a million children are reported missing in the United...

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A Major Capital Investment Highlights Long Road to a Revitalized Clean Water Plant Eight years ago, the City of Waukesha sought to replace its tired...

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Using LiDAR Scanning to Take a Close Look at Aging Infrastructure in the City of Sheboygan Repair, or demolish and build new? This was the question...

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The City of Appleton, Wisconsin, has long been considered the heart of the Fox River valley, with beloved Erb Park being its cultural pulse for...

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Written by: Dave Pantzlaff, Ayres Associates It was three years after the Model T became the first mass-produced automobile when a salesman from the...

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Written by: Fred Groth and Bryant Stempski, GRAEF Society, scholars, and semi-trucks, how will they get along? For 90 years, UW-Madison’s...

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Municipal building design projects are often fraught with numerous stakeholder groups. Sometimes these groups are at cross purposes and have...

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