Maurer-Stutz Unmanned has been out and about doing some Water Tower Inspections in the Peoria Area!Read More
The Illinois River crested around noon on Monday February 26th in Peoria. While there are signs that the flood waters are receding, the flooding will likely hang around for about the next two weeks. Maurer-Stutz Unmanned took to the skies to view the flood waters.Read More
EVERYONE IS INVITED!
27th ANNUAL NOTE CARD BRIDGE CONTEST
Central Illinois 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students will be testing their imagination and their technical skill! The Illinois Valley Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is sponsoring the 27th Annual Bridge Contest.
Design and construct a bridge using standard 3” x 5” (176 mm x 127 mm) index cards. The winning team will be judged based on team participation, conformance to the design and construction requirements, a written report, and finally, the performance of the bridge under a dead load.
Sun, Feb 18, 2018: Starts at Noon. Contest and awards at the Peoria Riverfront Museum (part of Engineering Day) This is a free day from Noon to 5 pm at the museum for public and members to explore exciting and engaging engineering activities, galleries and planetarium shows. Sponsored in part by the local chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
The Illinois Valley Branch of the ASCE recently held their annual canned food drive that resulted in over 3400 food items being donated to the Peoria Friendship House. The food goes into their Friday Night Take-Out Program. Maurer-Stutz is delighted to be able to help with this program. Watch this video for more information. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10156007344509413&id=88977754412&_rdr
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.Read More