Embankment Construction Technical References

When it comes to technical references, I like a minimalistic library. I don’t like to keep reference materials I never use. I like high-quality resources. I like my tools to be readily available, sharp, and […]


Episode 12 – Looking for Problems

We all know people who look to cause problems, and we know people who look to solve problems. There is a dichotomy in the word “Problem:” To some, it becomes a chasm that forces progress […]


Develop Your Engineering Training Plan

I’m going to start this article out with a question: How has your training been? Training? What training? Are engineers supposed to train? When is the last time you’ve been asked that question? Or, have […]


IDOT Width Restriction Signage

If you work in Illinois, occasionally, your maintenance of traffic designs may develop conditions where you have a lane width restriction. What are the signing requirements for it? In the category of “sometimes-hard-to-find” resources, I’ve […]