• My Name is SUE

    SUE rendering
    Maraliese Beveridge

    Subsurface Utility Engineering: Finding Hidden Infrastructure Beneath the ground, subsurface utilities weave intricate pathways of water, electric, sewer, gas, drainage, and communication lines. But even with the most vigilant maintenance programs, the eventual repair or replacement of these subterranean utilities is inevitable. So, while above ground infrastructure has the advantage of visual inspection, what about ... Read More

  • Much Ado About Fort Monmouth

    Site Plan for Fort Monmouth Redevelopment
    Maraliese Beveridge

    Fort Monmouth, a once bustling Army installation consisting of over 1,126 acres, is nestled within the communities of Eatontown, Oceanport, and Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Initially designed as a self-contained community, today there are only remnants of services and businesses still active along the main thoroughfare. Since the base officially closed in 2011, there has been much ado over its fate. ... Read More

  • NJ Municipalities Gather for 102nd Annual Conference

    Maser Consulting at NJSLOM Conference
    Maraliese Beveridge

    It’s Just Not Fall in New Jersey Until the Mayors Come to Town! As an engineering firm with a large municipal clientele, the annual New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJSLOM) conference always seems to herald-in the fall season. What’s intriguing is that all 565 municipalities in the state are League members! Meeting and greeting ... Read More

  • “Sunny” Advice from a Young Engineer

    Sunny Mullen
    Maraliese Beveridge

    “Set achievable goals and make a plan to reach them”, explained Erica “Sunny” Mullen, PE, M.ASCE, one of our young project engineers during an interview with ASCE Civil Engineer Magazine’s Editor in Chief, Laurie A. Shuster.  Sunny had the distinction of being featured in the September issue of Civil Engineering magazine’s newest department, Next Step. ... Read More

  • Maser Consulting & LDDI: Partners in Real Time Education

    Maraliese Beveridge

    The LDDI is a collaborative effort of the Via Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech with industry practitioners. The program’s primary objectives include improving land development design education; increasing student awareness of land development design as a career path; and increasing interaction between practitioners and undergraduate civil engineering students at Virginia Tech. ... Read More

  • Seminar Sparks Rethinking Curve Number Rainfall-Runoff Method

    Maraliese Beveridge

    The USDA NRCS Curve Number Method (CN Method) is an application used to provide guidance to design engineers in calculating single event rainfall-runoff volumes that was originally developed in the mid-1950s for agricultural uplands and overland flow. Over time, the CN Method has become entrenched with governmental agencies and private entities dealing with hydrology and embedded in flood control, environmental impact, and sediment-erosion modeling methodologies... ... Read More