Mountain Brook Sidewalk Project

Mountain Brook Sidewalk Project

Author: Jennifer Brown, P.E. The Mountain Brook Sidewalks APPLE Study was initiated by the City of Mountain Brook through the Advanced Planning, Programming, and Logical Engineering (APPLE) program developed by the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB). The City requested professional planning assistance to evaluate the feasibility of installing sidewalks along roadways located in […]

Leadership St. Clair County (LSCC)

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Community | No Comments
Leadership St. Clair County (LSCC)

By: Jennifer Brown, P.E., Project Manager Shortly after we got married, my husband and I moved to Springville, AL. As a relatively new resident of St. Clair County, I came across an interesting article in the St. Clair Times. The article was highlighting the 2016 graduating class of “Leadership St. Clair County”, a local program […]

Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning

Posted by and on May 17, 2016 in Road Safety, Transportation | No Comments
Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning

Who doesn’t love to ride a bike or walk around their city? Have you ever thought about the planning that goes into making a street bicycle- or pedestrian-friendly?

What You Need to Know About the NPDES General Permit

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Wastewater Management | No Comments
What You Need to Know About the NPDES General Permit

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) has different programs it manages such as Air, Coastal, Waste/Remediation and Water. At Sain, we’re typically only tasked with acquiring a permit for the discharge of stormwater runoff into state waters during construction activities.

Did You Know: Erosion Control

As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the public. In this “Did You Know” blog series, we’ll answer some of these questions.

RSAs: Step-by-Step

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 in Road Safety | No Comments

There are several steps to the RSA process. Let’s get started.