public works

January 24, 2023

Meet and greet SCS professionals at the 2023 Florida Public Works Expo, April 18-20, at the Jacksonville River City Downtown Hotel and the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.

The Florida Public Works Expo attracts hundreds of Public Works professionals from the State of Florida and the Southeast, providing a great opportunity to network with your peers, boost your motivation, and gain powerful new tools for success! You will also have the opportunity to attend a variety of Technical Sessions designed to sharpen your skills, maximize production, and keep you on the cutting edge of emerging technologies and products. Be sure to visit the Trade Show and acquire new tools, tips, and techniques from the leading suppliers and manufacturers in your industry!

There are many great reasons to attend the Expo, including:

  • Earn CEUs and PDHs at Technical Sessions that cover all aspects of public works and infrastructure management
  • Hear Keynote Speaker Marc Mero, former amateur boxer and professional wrestler, as well motivational speaker
  • Panel of the Pros General Session Lunch
  • Celebrate your projects and peers at the Awards & Scholarship Banquet
  • Visit the Equipment Rodeo – the best-of-the-best in Florida will compete!
  • Meet leading-edge vendors at the Exhibit Show
  • Fun networking opportunities
  • and more!

The event is hosted by the Florida Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

Click for details and registration information



Posted by Laura Dorn at 4:19 pm

September 19, 2016

The Battle for Miami Beach
A coastal public works department’s assertive strategy for dealing with sea level rise.

By Bruce J. Clark, SCS Engineers


In 2015, the City of Miami Beach Public Works Department took the initiative to raise about 4,200 feet of asphalt streets. It’s also implementing a master plan developed in 2014 to protect the homes and livelihoods of 88,000 residents and $50 million in taxes.

Several U.S. cities are exploring how global climate trends could affect local infrastructure, but Miami Beach is the nation’s first city to face the reality of rising sea levels. Consequently, the city is providing others with unique insight. In the words of City Engineer Bruce Mowry, “There’s no playbook for these solutions.”

Read the full article here.



Posted by Diane Samuels at 6:00 am