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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. 

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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The Verona Project included many unique and complex aspects, including a Single Point Urban Interchange. Imagine, ten years of your engineering...

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At a site believed to be an inspiration for John Muir, a growing city replaces a 75-year-old water tower with a double-reservoir system to better...

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(With National Engineers Week (February 18-24) coming up, I can’t help but think about the important roles engineers play in Wisconsin. It is...

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