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Get rid of over-paving for healthier communities
Get rid of over-paving for healthier communities

Unnecessary pavement contributes to stormwater pollution, degrading water quality, and disconnects us from the natural world.

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Shiny new dam in Wisconsin
Shiny new dam in Wisconsin

The new Little Falls dam will provide a lake for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing in the Willow River State Park for future generations to enjoy.

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Commercial architecture of the postwar era
Commercial architecture of the postwar era

Five staff members will present various topics at an e-symposium titled “Kodachrome Commerce: American Commercial Architecture, 1945-1980” on October 25th.

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QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success
QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success

Do new employees understand the value of checking their work to confirm it follows the prescribed design criteria—or recipe for success?

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Vail Pass set the standard for modern highway design
Vail Pass set the standard for modern highway design

The design of the I-70 segment of Vail Pass represents an important standard that, in many ways, highway designers still hold to today.

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Top 4 tips for a successful fast track food project
Top 4 tips for a successful fast track food project

As speed to market becomes increasingly important in the food industry, understanding how to execute a successful fast-track food project is a necessity.

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What can ancient infrastructure teach a modern civil engineer?
What can ancient infrastructure teach a modern civil engineer?

It is incumbent on us to design for the long term, and press our political representatives to make the necessary investments to maintain our infrastructure.

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A road by any other number…
A road by any other number…

Ever wonder how highways and interstates get their numbering? Numbering conventions for highways are actually not as random as they seem.

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A-Frames: not as simple as they seem
A-Frames: not as simple as they seem

The A-frame is a prime example of how a deceptively simple architectural style can actually reveal a lot about the histories that helped shape it.

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Tips and tricks in AutoCAD and Civil 3D
Tips and tricks in AutoCAD and Civil 3D

Brian Veit will be co-presenting “Tips and Tricks in AutoCAD and Civil 3D” version 2.0 at the ACEC-WI Civil 3D User Group workshop.

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