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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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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: Amanda Zacharias, PE, VMA, Alfred Benesch & Company State Highway (STH) 70, between Divide Road and STH 55, in Forest County, WI,...

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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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Engineers Week – February 21 – 27 During Engineers Week, we celebrate Wisconsin’s hard-working engineers and acknowledge the many...

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Engineers Week – February 21 – 27 During Engineers Week, we celebrate Wisconsin’s hard-working engineers and acknowledge the many...

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Written By: Jeff Steiner, PG, PH, CPG, Ayres Associates The before-and-after transformation is striking. Just a few years ago, what’s now a...

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Written by: Joe Schlimgen, PE, Mead & Hunt The City of Hartford had some unique operational needs for Hartford Municipal Airport (HFX). With...

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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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