Tag: Sidewalks

Carefully Designed Sidewalks Take Center Stage

By Daryl Myers, PE Most people probably don’t spend much time thinking about sidewalks unless they: A) Have to pay for one. B) Have to walk in the street because their neighborhood lacks them. However, engineers and landscape architects give a lot of thought to sidewalks and/or multi-use paths when these pedestrian lanes are a part of… Read More »

Northern Roads Need to Accommodate Plows, Snow

By Eric Sorensen, PE Snow: the s-word, the white stuff, whatever you want to call it, we get a lot of it in our northern and mountain states, and it has to go somewhere safely as it gets plowed off our streets and highways. Roadway designers need to factor in elements that allow it to… Read More »