Tag: civil engineering

Piecing Projects Together: Permit Puzzle Lays Foundation for Site Development

By Gareth Shambeau, PE Wherever you go, chances are you’ll encounter some kind of construction project, whether it be minor road repairs on your commute or a major undertaking to prepare a site for a big-box store. What you see isn’t always what you get – by the time you drive by and see that… Read More »

Done by the Bell: Campus Projects Demand Punctuality

The renovation of the Falcon Center for Health, Education, and Wellness was the largest project in the history of UW-River Falls and had an extremely complex schedule to be completed on time. For architects and engineers, “back to school” doesn’t just mean shopping for pencils and checking class schedules. It means having the school and… 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 »