Four ways to make your city council meeting more efficient

Running smooth, efficient city council meetings is a source of pride for most mayors. Still, these gatherings often have a packed agenda requiring lots of discussion. Sprinkle in some tangents and questions – and the meeting has the ingredients to extend two or three hours beyond its scheduled running time. In other words – too … Read More

How Moore Engineering helped local communities achieve Safe Routes to School

Does your family use the daily walk to school as an opportunity to exercise and spend time outdoors? If your school lacks a continuous, safe path to the school zone, your opportunity might be limited. It is not uncommon, especially for new schools, to lack sufficient paths and crossings necessary for every student to have … Read More

The learning curve behind the modern roundabout

Since the early 2000s, roundabouts have had Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo motorists driving in circles. With their growing popularity (there are now seven in West Fargo alone), you might be wondering how these circular intersections took form, and why. The answer is simple: Safety. Roundabouts eliminate the left-hand turn – and the car crashes that go with … Read More

Lysne named N.D. Young Engineer of the Year

Kurt Lysne, PE, CFM, was recently named North Dakota’s 2015 Young Engineer of the Year by the North Dakota Society of Professional Engineers (NDSPE). Lysne is the water resources group leader in Moore Engineering’s West Fargo office. Lysne advanced to the state level competition after being named Young Engineer of the Year by NDSPE’s Chapter … Read More

Always There

It’s National Public Works Week. Maybe you’ve seen the poster in your workplace. With the theme, “Public Works: Always There,” these posters (and this week) showcase the pervasiveness of public works staff in communities across the nation. Clearly, each community depends – heavily – on its Public Works Department. And, without a doubt, the men … Read More

Fargo Cricket Club hosts largest cricket tournament in N.D.

Murali Vegi, a professional engineer at Moore Engineering, grew up playing cricket. In India, Vegi says it’s typical to begin developing cricket skills at a very young age. You might be surprised to know this two-team bat and ball game is the world’s second most popular spectator sport, falling right behind soccer. But, unfortunately for … Read More

5 Ways Cities Keep Residents Informed on a Project

Best practices in communicating with the public over the life of a project: what, how, when, where, why Strong communication to residents affected by a city project is key to minimizing the disruption to their day. A system should be in place to disseminate information to keep traffic flows moving during any project. Here are … Read More

Moore lands on ENR’s list of Top 500 Design Firms

Moore Engineering landed at number 448 on ENR magazine’s list of Top 500 Design Firms for 2016. The list ranks by annual revenue the 500 largest firms that provide construction design services. “Moore has experienced dramatic growth the past several years,” said Jeffry Volk, Moore’s president and CEO. “Our footprint in the industry is getting … Read More

Top 5 Benefits of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

If you haven’t taken the leap into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) yet, maybe you’re wondering why you need it or what you would do with it. Whether the maps are for locating and managing your city’s information – be it underground utilities or actual roadways – or to visualize property boundaries, a GIS-based map is … Read More