Summer Survey Intern

Summer Survey Intern

We are excited to highlight our survey intern this summer, Ben Adams! Ben is a student at the University of Alabama, majoring in Civil Engineering. We have loved having Ben at the Sain office this summer and are sad for the summer to come to an end! However, we are excited to see what the […]

Protective Stadium Traffic & Parking Study

Protective Stadium Traffic & Parking Study

By: Charles Cochran, P.E., PTOE, RSP The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex is beginning grading work this month at the site of the future Protective Stadium.  The multi-use stadium will have a 45,000 seat capacity and will serve as the home stadium for UAB’s football team in addition to hosting other athletic events and concerts.  The […]

Redstone Advanced Gateway – Dynamic Design for a Dynamic Project

Redstone Advanced Gateway – Dynamic Design for a Dynamic Project

By: Darren Hamrick, PE, LEED AP and Chris Jenkins, P.E. Project Manager Site Department I would have to say that we were all thrilled when we received confirmation from Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) that Sain was selected to perform surveying, civil, and traffic engineering for the Redstone Advanced Gateway – the second major phase of […]

A Look Inside the Pulaski Branch

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in Community, Uncategorized | No Comments
A Look Inside the Pulaski Branch

In 1997, Sain Associates opened a branch office in Pulaski, Tennessee, a city known for its tight-knit community, turkey hunting, fishing, and beautiful landscape. If you are local or have visited the area, you know that Downtown Pulaski is a major focal point in the community. It is a charming area with boutiques, restaurants, and […]

Did You Know? What To Do When a Signal Is In Flash

Did You Know? What To Do When a Signal Is In Flash

By: Jeremy Greer, P.E. Traffic signals are part of daily life for most U.S. citizens.  Traffic signals are commonly seen at roadway intersections and primarily function to assign the right-of-way to the various traffic movements.  A traffic signal uses three colors, directional arrows, and circular indications to convey certain messages to drivers.  When signals work […]

What’s In Your Backpack?

Posted by on May 28, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
What’s In Your Backpack?

By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. An old motto that has echoed the hallways at Sain Associates for many years is “Learn, Earn, and Return”.  As school comes to an end and summer begins, we reflect on the “return” being invested into building a future of engineers.  With this, we would like to share a special story […]

Did You Know? Connected Vehicles

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Did You Know? Connected Vehicles

We sat down with Charles Cochran, P.E., PTOE, RSP, to learn about the ins and outs of connected vehicles. Q: What are Connected Vehicles? A: Connected Vehicles use communication technologies to “talk” to other vehicles, drivers, pedestrians, and infrastructure.  For example, as a vehicle approaches an intersection outfitted with connected vehicle technology, the traffic signal […]