Category: General Civil / Municipal

Resilience and Sustainability: Now and Later

By Subrata Bandy There is no question the pandemic has shifted priorities for a lot of individuals and entities. This past year has forced us to become resilient, as businesses, communities, and people. Resilience is the ability to recover quickly and bounce back from difficult situations. But the trend we are seeing is that we’re… Read More »

How to Design a Better Parking Lot

By Scott Maier, PE Parking lots are not generally known as the most orderly environment in modern society. A poorly designed parking lot could easily be compared to the bumper cars at the county fair. But a well-designed, well-maintained parking lot helps people get in efficiently, find their way to a stall, walk safely to… Read More »

Converting Rural Streets to Urban:
What are the Design Considerations?

A project in the City of Green Bay, WI, turned Hillcrest Drive from rural to urban. By Trace Hubbard, PE As communities improve their failing streets and infrastructure, we find more are seeking to urbanize their rural typical roadway sections. About the Expert: Contact Trace Hubbard, PE, is a civil engineer in Ayres’ Green Bay… Read More »