Category Archives: Engineering

Murray Viaduct Project: Replacement Bridge

Murray Viaduct Project: Replacement Bridge Schemmer was retained by the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) to provide design services for a replacement bridge located on NE-1. The bridge will span the Union Pacific Railroad in Murray, Nebraska. The NDOT required the bridge to be reconstructed in a single construction season to reduce safety concerns due…
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120th Street Expansion Project Update

120th Street Expansion Project Between Stonegate Drive and Fort Street Update Schemmer, along with the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, City of Omaha and Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), has started the 120th street improvement project. This project will add additional lanes to 120th Street to reduce congestion and improve safety for the…
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Sustainability in Engineering

Sustainability in engineering is and will continue to be at front of mind for design professionals and project owners when planning vertical and horizontal infrastructure. As the world’s population increases, engineers face ever-evolving challenges with regard to issues of sustainability and the health of the natural environment. Planning for sustainability in engineering has to begin…
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Schemmer Receives Two 2021 ACEC Nebraska Merit Awards

Schemmer has received two 2021 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Nebraska Merit Awards. The categorical Merit Awards were awarded to the firm for our N-79 Improvements – Agnew North and South and the Pine Lake Road Improvements, 61st Street to Highway 2 projects in Category H: Transportation. ACEC Nebraska Engineering Excellence Awards Once a year, the ACEC celebrates those exhibiting the…
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Schemmer Celebrates Engineers Week

Happy Engineers Week (EWeek) to Schemmer's engineers and all of the other engineers out there!  Schemmer is thankful for all of our talented and dedicated engineers, thank you for all of the important work you do in our local communities and across the country. Schemmer Celebrates Engineers Week About EWeek Engineers Week was founded by…
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Engineering for Learning Environments

"Is any built environment more important than learning environments? We could argue that hospitals, churches and homes all have their important place in society, but schools are key, and have unique engineering design requirements. Ventilation, acoustics and lighting need to be considered from the perspective of the teacher and student. Oxygen for an active brain…
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Love of LEGOs and Engineering

The Love of LEGOs It's no secret that kids have a love of LEGO. As a young child, one often looks forward to shopping with Mom and Dad because it means a possible stop in the toy aisle. There may be some pleading, convincing or bargaining here and there, but whatever it takes, it’s all…
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Schemmer’s Construction Field Services

Schemmer's Construction Field Services: Build with Confidence! Schemmer's Construction field services covers a wide variety of construction phase activities. Central to these activities is quality control management. Construction site quality control management involves trained professionals validating the work in place, conforms with construction documents. Without proper quality control management, a project might not be built…
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Schemmer Brand Tagline – Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.

Schemmer Brand Tagline - Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence. A tagline is similar to a mini-mission statement. Many companies have them for the same reason they have a logo, brand awareness and advertising. Taglines take out the guesswork and tell you a little bit more about a company’s product or service being offered or…
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