We are excited to announce the acquisition of Vision Engineering & Planning, a transportation planning and engineering DBE firm with offices in Columbia, MD and Atlanta, GA.
By: Erin Curry, P.E., R.S.P. Did you know the census is mandated by the US Constitution in Article 1, Section 2? The first decennial census was conducted in 1790 and has been conducted every 10 years since. The purpose of the census is to apportion Congressional Representatives and taxes, by population. The census counts the […]
By: Erin Curry, P.E., R.S.P. Did you know the state departments of transportation oversee all construction and maintenance of our Interstate System, but the federal government maintains oversight to interstate access? Therefore, any change of access to the Interstate System requires approval by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). I recently attended an FHWA workshop at […]
By: Erin L. Curry, P.E., R.S.P. I have some new initials behind my name. Erin L. Curry, P.E., R.S.P. I am now a certified Road Safety Professional (RSP). (To read what the P.E. means, check out this blog post). Charles Cochran in our Birmingham, AL office also obtained the certification. A few months ago the […]
By: Erin Curry, P.E. When I was in high school my favorite teacher was Mr. Billy Hamlett, who taught me Algebra II and Geometry. At some point, I think in my sophomore year, he suggested I look into engineering as a career. I did and I never looked back. I think one reason engineering appealed […]
By: Erin Curry, P.E. The week of February 18 – 24, was Engineers Week in 2018. E-Week is a time for engineers to increase public knowledge of the need for engineers and celebrate the difference engineers make in our everyday lives. Engineers are encouraged to visit local schools to educate students about engineering and encourage […]
Authors: Becky White & Erin Curry We are so excited for TDOT’s Project Safety Office. They have been recognized by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Roadway Safety Foundation as one of nine National Roadway Safety Award winners for their contribution to improving roadway safety. TDOT was recognized in the Program Planning, Development, and […]
Author: Erin Curry Sain’s branch in Pulaski, TN is a made up of a hard-working group of four: Richard Holt, Branch Manager, Mark Randall, Project Engineer, Justin Watson, Designer, and myself, Erin Curry, Project Manager. We enjoy the ability to work for a thriving engineering firm from the comfort of a small town like Pulaski. […]
Many of us have seen the “Move Over” signs on Tennessee interstates. The “Move Over” campaign was created to raise awareness of the Move Over law, and protect state troopers and others whose workplace is often the side of a busy highway. The “Move Over Law,” which was passed in Tennessee in 2006, is a […]
Recently, Erin Curry, Justin Watson, and Richard Holt attended their first tnAchieves mentor meeting with their new students. tnPromise is the Tennessee scholarship that provides two years of post-secondary education at no cost to Tennessee high school students. tnPromise is part of an initiative, the Drive to 55, to get 55% of Tennesseans equipped with […]
Leadership programs are designed for many purposes, and participants often get a variety of things out of the programs. As an engineer in the Pulaski, Tennessee office of Sain Associates and recent member of Leadership Giles in Giles County, I continue to see benefits professionally and personally.