22 October

Wet Utilities

Sizing Water and Sewer Laterals? Within new developments, the water and sewer lines are placed in trenches underneath the new streets to be constructed.  To avoid asphalt repair and additional costs after the streets are completed, the pipeline contractor will …

26 September

Site Planning

Land Planner vs Civil Engineer? In the creation of grading and site improvement plans, the effort usually requires the services of a land planner or civil engineer to design and complete the drawings.  In many ways, the skill sets of …

24 September

Architectural Plans

The Role of Structural Engineers? In last week’s post, we talked about the various design phases of architecture.  The final phase is the construction drawings, which has all the dimensions, notes, and details necessary to pull building permits and start …

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