We are pleased to announce the opening of our new branch office in Huntsville, Alabama. The full-service branch will be in Cummings Research Park at 5021 Technology [...]
By: Charles Cochran, P.E., PTOE, RSP We have written previously about our work associated with the I-59/20 bridge replacement project in downtown Birmingham. If you live or work in the area, you already know that the interstate bridges are back open! Jeff Stephenson and I had the opportunity to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, […]
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 […]
By: Charles, Cochran, PE, PTOE We recently developed Event Traffic Handling Plans for the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in downtown Birmingham. The BJCC is home to the 19,000 seat Legacy Arena, which hosts concerts and sporting events year-round. Additionally, the complex hosts conferences and conventions in its Exhibition Halls and meeting rooms.
By: Charles Cochran, PE, PTOE Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 61st Annual Transportation Conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery, AL. This was my second year attending the two-day conference, which usually has around 900 guests. The attendees represented a wide-range of transportation-related professions, including contractors, consultants, federal and state personnel, […]
Author: Charles Cochran, PE, PTOE Sain Associates is currently working for ALDOT (Alabama Department Of Transportation) on two TSM&O projects– one for ALDOT’s East Central Region (includes the Birmingham metropolitan area) and one for ALDOT’s Southwest Region (includes the Mobile area). What is TSM&O? TSM&O stands for Transportation Systems Management & Operations. Essentially, TSM&O is […]
Speed limits are used to set the maximum (or minimum in some cases) speed at which vehicles may legally travel on particular stretches of road. Speed limits in the United States vary depending on jurisdiction, with 75 to 85 mph common on interstate highways in the Western United States and 65 to 70 mph common […]