To assist clients with their understanding of the complex project, Bolton & Menk, Inc. used state-of-the-art AutoCAD Plan 3D design software and renderings to produce a realistic model of the treatment facility allowing operators, the public utilities department, city management, and council to easily review and understand the upgrades. The 3D plans provided the cities with drawings showing the structures, equipment, pumps, piping, and valves as they will be constructed.
We are thrilled to announce Bolton & Menk, Inc. has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.
The demand to actively engage communities is increasingly essential to the success of a project. In response to this demand, having someone dedicated to managing your public engagement and communication will benefit both staff and community members affected by the work. Project communication services identifies and executes effective communication tools and strategies throughout the life of a project, be it the preliminary design phase or final construction.
This week we launch our fourth children's book, Doug the Water Drop. Join Doug as he travels from your home to the wastewater treatment plant, and back out into the environment. To read about Doug and all of our other children’s books, visit www.Bolton-Menk.com/Library.
By Justin Ernst, P.E., Project Engineer
Whether a project is small or large, simple or complex, embraced or confrontational, challenges and complications can arise at any point during a public improvement project. Projects sometimes don’t go as planned and curveballs are thrown your way. These curveballs can pop up anytime, from project initiation to project closeout.
When the City of New Prague wanted a more reliable and accessible system for locating electrical and water utilities, they looked for a long-term solution. They found their answer via a web-based GIS mapping application. This forward-thinking system not only saves time and money, but has provided many additional benefits to the City and the New Prague Utilities Commission.
We are excited to announce that Bolton & Menk, Inc. has opened an Algona, Iowa office as of March 1, 2018. The opening of the office gives us better access to serve the needs of our northwest Iowa clients in municipal engineering, agricultural drainage, and land surveying. Come visit us at 1609 US Hwy 18 East, Algona, IA 50511, or give us a call at 515-395-3140.
Bolton & Menk, Inc. has opened an off-site studio location in downtown Mankato. Demand for high end video has advanced the company to new lengths in order to meet clients’ needs and produce the standard of video the firm has been known for. Bolton & Menk Studios houses the Graphics Work Group, specializing in 3D animation, video editing, music and audio recording, graphic design, green screen production and aerial photography.
Bolton & Menk, Inc. ranks third on Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Largest Metro Engineering Firms top 25 list. There are 101 metro registered engineers and a total of 343 Bolton & Menk employees in the metro area. The firm has a total of 492 employees in 17 office locations in Minnesota, Iowa, and North Dakota.