Category: Planning

Investing in Asset Management: Seven Steps to Help You Strategize

By Thomas Tym From clean water to sanitary sewers to safe roads, elements of our infrastructure are key components in a life where our public health is protected and our desirable living environment is preserved. Problem is, many communities struggle to maintain their deteriorating and aging assets in the wake of limited resources and decreased… Read More »

Turning Back the Clock: Park Site Returning to Pre-industrial State

By Jacob Blue, PLA An ecological transformation is taking shape in South Beloit, Illinois. Known as Nature at the Confluence, the effort will transform an undeveloped vacant area at the confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River into a 34-acre park and preserve dedicated to connecting people of all ages and abilities with the… Read More »

Scholarships Open Doors to Engineering Careers

How can I find engineering-specific scholarships? ACEC offers several. The deadline to apply is in March. A new year brings new opportunities, as the saying goes. And in civil engineering and related disciplines, employment opportunities abound for 2017 and beyond. Buildings and roads are being erected, the housing market has returned to a promising level, and… Read More »