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  • Pump Station Project Wins Third Place ASCE Outstanding Civil Engineering Award

    Prein&Newhof’s Spring Lake Township Wastewater Collection System Pump Station Improvements project has been awarded third place for Outstanding Civil Engineering Award with the ASCE. This award will be acknowledged at the Michigan Engineering Conference, held by the ASCE and ACEC on May 9 & 10, in Lansing, Michigan. Spring Lake Township is located in Western Michigan, […]

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  • New Prein&Newhof Officers

    At its meeting on Wednesday, April 17, Prein&Newhof’s Board of Directors elected new officers: Jim Cook, Chairman; Tom J. Newhof, President & Treasurer; Mark Prein, Vice President; Jason Washler, Vice President; Chris Cruickshank, Secretary. Tom, Mark, Jason, and Chris were appointed as our new Management Committee.    

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  • Whitehall Lake Street Project Wins Third Place ASCE Quality of Life Award

    The Lake Street project in the City of Whitehall will receive recognition for 3rd place in the ASCE Quality of Life category for Michigan Section of ASCE. This award will be acknowledged at the Michigan Engineering Conference, held by the ASCE and ACEC on May 9 & 10, in Lansing, Michigan.

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  • Village of Lyons Receives Bridge Street Streetscape MEDC Downtown Infrastructure Grant

    Congrats to the Village of Lyons, who won over $600,000 towards downtown infrastructure improvements! Prein&Newhof’s engineer, Jason Washler, helped Lyons apply for the MEDC Downtown Infrastructure Grant from Pure Michigan. The money will help improve their downtown by reconstructing Bridge Street.  The proposed streetscape project will include storm sewer improvements, permeable pavers, on-street parking, water […]

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  • Health Department: Grand River E. Coli Levels ‘Dangerous’ and ‘Disturbing’

    The recent floodings around Grand Rapids have led Fox 17 to test the Grand River for water quality at Prein&Newhof’s laboratory. The results?  High and unsafe levels of E. Coli bacteria. The Kent County Health Department has since done its own testing and issued a warning to avoid contact with the flood waters. Bob Erickson, our […]

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  • P&N Engineer Presents on Preventative Traffic Engineering

    Some of us have noticed a shift in focus for transportation: a shift away from car-centric planning and towards multi-modal travel, complete streets, and walkability. The missing link in getting our communities to be safe and welcoming for pedestrians can be found in traffic engineering, whose reactive process and warrant procedures inhibit the timely installation […]

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  • Whitehall’s Story Retold: “Urban Stormwater Management Using Low Impact Design”

    Award-winning environmental journalist Jeff Alexander of Grand Haven has written a summary of our Whitehall project for the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition (page 10) and it was included in a report to Congress on the on-the-ground success of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Jeff writes a success story like this about once a week. […]

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  • Prein&Newhof puts former Wilcox employees back to work in Cadillac

    Prein&Newhof announces it has opened an office in Cadillac, Michigan, in a vacant building at 1202 North Mitchell Street owned by the Wexford County Transit Authority. The new office plans to provide transportation, municipal, environmental, and geotechnical engineering services. The employees hired were key members of the former Wilcox Professional Services organization, and work extensively […]

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  • Engineers Week: Happy Girl Day

    Why do girls seem to shy away from engineering? They may not even know what it is until later in life!  Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, a part of Engineers Week, is dedicated to combating this. Our female engineers at Prein&Newhof do us proud every day: Ariana Jeske, P.E. is taking traffic safety by storm. […]

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  • Happy Engineers Week!

    Engineers are changing the world—all the time. We dream up creative and practical solutions and often team  with other innovative professionals to better serve our clients. The things we design matter. We at Prein&Newhof are excited to celebrate Engineers Week by recognizing our own engineers. Some of the infrastructure we use every day has been […]

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