Events

  • Pencils Sharpened for 2017 MATHCOUNTS Local Competitions

    On Friday, February 3, local middle school students will compete in the local chapter MATHCOUNTS competitions. Two of P&N’s engineers Jim Kirkwood, PE and Tom Wheat, PE are coordinating these competitions on behalf of their MSPE (Michigan Society of Professional Engineers) Local Chapters. Jim Kirkwood, MSPE Western Chapter Chairman, is overseeing the MATHCOUNTS competition between 100 students […]

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  • Downtown Muskegon Streets: Walkability Makeover

    Muskegon Avenue and Webster Avenue construction is complete! Lots of benefits from this project for downtown Muskegon, including: More walkability to the downtown area. New ‘bump-outs’ at street corners will shorten the crosswalk almost by half, so walkers can cross the street quickly and safely. Narrowing the streets allows for more trees and grass in […]

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  • ENGINEERS WEEK: So, why’d you want to be a civil engineer?

    Happy Engineers Week! We asked our engineers what led them to their career choice. We enjoyed their responses and thought you would too: My grandfather was a civil engineer for CalTrans (California Department of Transportation) and I frequently listened to his stories about improving our lives through effective, efficient and reliable infrastructure. He stressed repeatedly […]

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  • September is Aviation Month!

    “Citing aviation’s vital role in Michigan’s economy, Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed September as Aviation Month in Michigan,” announces MDOT.  At Prein&Newhof we applaud this designation and the Governor’s recognition of the value and significance the aviation industry provides to our state’s economy. We recently expanded our airport team to be able to serve more […]

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  • September SAW Grant Seminars

    As part of our commitment to helping our clients win SAW grants for their asset management plans, we’d like to share this learning opportunity with you. You can now register for MDEQ’s September seminars on the SAW program at these locations: September 19: Roscommon September 24: Marquette September 26: Grand Rapids Seminars will run from […]

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  • Green Streets in Michigan – MLGMA Presentation

    Prein&Newhof Civil Engineers Jim Hegarty, P.E. and Jason Washler, P.E. presented this week at the Michigan Local Government Management Association’s summer workshop about green streets and stormwater treatment, including three case studies of green street projects in Michigan. You can check out their presentation.

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  • Green Streets in Michigan – APWA Annual Meeting Presentation

    Did your community experience flooding and subsequent issues this spring?  Have you considered using Low Impact Development (LID) or stormwater best management practices for your storm sewer system? Jim Hegarty, P.E. and Jason Washler, P.E. gave a presentation yesterday at the American Public Works (APWA) conference at Shanty Creek Resort in Belaire, Michigan, about how […]

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  • Joint Expo and Operators Day – MI-AWWA / MWEA

    The AWWA / MWEA Joint Expo is sponsored by the Michigan Sections of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA).  It is the Midwest’s premier 2-day exposition of wastewater treatment and drinking water treatment & distribution equipment, manufacturers, consultants and representatives. P&N usually sends 10+ people to this event, […]

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