Category: Construction Services

Through or Around? Lots of Options for Accommodating Traffic During Construction

Concrete paving proceeds along East Washington Avenue in Madison, Wisconsin. Four lanes of traffic were maintained on this six-lane arterial during construction. By Kim Ballweg, PE, and Lisa Fleming, PE When it’s time for a community to reconstruct a busy street, visions of orange barrels cause foreheads to wrinkle reflexively. It can be hard to… Read More »

Top 5 Reasons to Celebrate Civil Engineering

By Disa Wahlstrand, PE, LEED AP It’s National Engineers Week, which makes this a great time to celebrate all engineers. Engineers come in many specializations, from aerospace to software and everything in between. But the engineer with the greatest impact on the public good could well be the civil engineer – designer of water pipes… Read More »

Engineering Careers Have Solid Future

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates civil engineering, surveying, and environmental engineering are among the technical fields that will see job growth exceeding the overall 7% projected U.S. job growth rate between 2016 and 2026. Civil and environmental engineering technicians holding two-year degrees also will be in high demand, according to the Bureau of… Read More »