infrastructure

  • New Service: Asset Management

    New Service: Asset Management

    July 12, 2013

    We’ve been talking about Asset Management lately, especially in connection to the MDEQ’s Stormwater, Asset Management, and Wastewater (SAW) Grant Program. This is a great way to get money to jump start your stormwater and wastewater projects. We’d love to help you apply for this funding. An important part of preparing the work plan for […]

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

    Village of Lyons Receives Bridge Street Streetscape MEDC Downtown Infrastructure Grant

    April 30, 2013

    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 […]

  • P&N Engineer Presents on Preventative Traffic Engineering

    P&N Engineer Presents on Preventative Traffic Engineering

    April 16, 2013

    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 […]

  • Asset Management: Getting the most from your infrastructure

    Asset Management: Getting the most from your infrastructure

    April 11, 2013

    By James R. Hegarty, P.E., Barbara Marczak, P.E., and Brian Vilmont, P.E. Our infrastructure provides the foundation on which our communities are built: the roads that enable our transportation, the watermains that provide our drinking water, the sewers and treatment plants that put clean water back into our environment, and the buildings upon which our […]

  • Engineers Week: Happy Girl Day

    Engineers Week: Happy Girl Day

    February 21, 2013

    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. […]

  • Happy Engineers Week!

    Happy Engineers Week!

    February 18, 2013

    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 […]

  • Press Release: ASCE Michigan’s Response to Snyder’s State of the State Address

    Press Release: ASCE Michigan’s Response to Snyder’s State of the State Address

    February 8, 2013

    The latest Michigan Chapter of ASCE’s press release highlights and responds to Snyder’s State of the State’s infrastructure points.  Our own Dan Lewis is the current president of the Michigan Chapter. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2013  Lansing, MI – As stewards of our state’s public works, the American Society of Civil Engineers is proud of the […]

  • $654 million wastewater, stormwater funding bills signed into law

    $654 million wastewater, stormwater funding bills signed into law

    January 7, 2013

    New State of Michigan grants available for asset management programs, planning Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed HB 5673 and SBs 1155 through 1158 into law late last week, authorizing an investment of $654,000,000 in grants and loans for wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. MDEQ’s Revolving Loan Section will manage the funds and develop the application process, […]

  • DDAs and Economic Development

    DDAs and Economic Development

    January 3, 2013

    Not everyone is aware of downtown development authorities (DDA), or why they are important. Many cities have one, and Michigan has 35 of them. Prein&Newhof often works with DDAs on projects related to streetscapes and downtown infrastructure. Downtown is considered the heart of the city. It is an expanse of a few streets that are […]

  • Wastewater, Stormwater Planning Grants up to $2,000,000 Brewing in State Legislature

    Wastewater, Stormwater Planning Grants up to $2,000,000 Brewing in State Legislature

    November 19, 2012

    P&N is closely tracking HB 5673-5676 and SB 1155-1158, which we expect Governor Snyder to sign before 2012 ends. We participated in the committee that developed this concept, and we are in close contact with Legislators and regulators as the bills move through the adoption process. Grants up to $1,000,000 with 10% match, and $2,000,000 […]