Tag: Transportation

Highways Designed with Snow and Cold in Mind

By Eric Sorensen, PE From temperature extremes to drainage, roadway designers factor in the snow and cold when designing for our northern and mountain states. Let’s look at the properties of various pavement types and the basics of how that pavement is placed and treated for optimal performance in climates plagued by cold and snow.… Read More »

All You Need to Know About Asbestos Inspections

By Bill Honea Before structures can be rehabilitated, renovated, or demolished, they must be checked for the presence of asbestos-containing materials (ACM) to meet strict state and federal laws. In Wisconsin, these rules apply to institutional, commercial, industrial, and public buildings or structures and multifamily residential buildings with more than four dwelling units. About the… Read More »

New Funding Available for Wisconsin Transportation Projects

Wisconsin’s transportation system is getting a welcome funding boost: $75 million for qualifying projects, with as little as 10% local funding. Here’s what you need to know about the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Multimodal Local Supplement (MLS) program for transportation improvements. Who is Eligible to Apply for MLS Funds? Local units of government with… Read More »