What Happens When a Bridge on a Dead-End Road Needs Repair?

By Dan Sydow, PE When a bridge on a dead-end road needs repair or replacement, it creates a special set of challenges for the people who live on the other side or who need to reach the other side. A short detour is simply not an option, so we turn to other ideas when a… Read More »

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It All Counts: Video Data Collectors Do Much More Than Tally Vehicles

By Alexander Cowan, PE Engineers and state Departments of Transportation are always looking for ways to improve safety for the traveling public – and they’re continually seeking more efficient ways to do it. A great example of an innovative approach is the use of MioVision Scout video data collection units. The portable units allow transportation… Read More »

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UNDER PRESSURE: How Municipal Water Commutes to Work

For the City of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Ayres designed a 1.5-million-gallon water tank located in a west-side high-pressure zone, an area that includes two business parks. By Michael Stoffel, PE With a mere turn of the faucet, water arrives when and where we need it so routinely that few give this modern-day miracle a second… Read More »

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