When Land Surveys Were a Modern Marvel

The Public Land Survey System was created because, in the 1780s, the new United States of America needed money. The Revolutionary War had left the federal government with debts, and its leaders planned to raise funds by selling off land where American colonists had yet to settle.  Atlas Obscura on has a great article on how the Public Land Survey System was created.

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What Does a Civil Engineering Company Actually Do?

When one thinks of civil engineering, the first things that spring to mind are bridges and buildings. Of course this is true; however, to someone that is aspiring to become a civil engineer, it is important to understand that there is a lot more to working as a civil engineer than just bridges and buildings. In summary, “civil engineers have to come up with solutions to complex problems and implement them; they literally shape the world we live in.”

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Duryea Apartments

We are excited about being a part of the upcoming Duryea Apartment project in Peoria Heights, IL.  The proposed three-story apartment building will be a mix of two- and one-bedroom apartments and studios.  Maurer-Stutz is providing structural engineering services on the project.

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