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 [...]
The world looks different today than it did yesterday. As we face the unknown of the coronavirus, Sain Associates will continue to bring weekly content to the blog. We find comfort in providing uplifting news but also bringing a sense of routine while we navigate through this fluid environment. By: Matt Stoops, Infrastructure Project Manager […]
By: Matt Stoops We’ve all seen paving crews out working at some time or another. But what are they doing – especially when the road seemed to be in fine shape? Well hopefully the city, county, or state is being proactive about doing preventative maintenance. The buzz word on this right now is called Pavement […]
By: Matt Stoops & Jeff Stephenson Construction Engineering & Inspection (CE&I) is a crucial aspect for every project in the engineering world. This is essentially making sure the building or infrastructure is being built according to the plans and specifications from the owner. Sain has been involved in numerous CE&I projects this summer with several […]
By: Matt Stoops, Infrastructure Project Manager American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is a national organization, with state chapters that acts as the “voice” of America’s engineering industry. The ACEC of Alabama developed a leadership class in 2001 for engineering firms to be able to train their midlevel staff about the business side of engineering […]
By Matt Stoops, Infrastructure Project Manager As a project manager in construction, I often encounter a number of different challenges on any given day. Many times those challenges are unseen because they are underground. That’s right: utilities.
A slope failure typically occurs after heavy rains when the water adds weight to the soil and acts as a lubricant making it weaker and more likely to slide. Sain Associates recently completed a slope repair construction project on Golson Road in Autauga County, just outside of Prattville.
Sain Associates is currently working with the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB) to help their member governments comply with requirements for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plans. Sain’s role is to serve as a technical resource for the cities and counties in the greater Birmingham region. Once a city/county identifies their ADA […]
As engineers who work in the traffic and transportation sector, we are very involved in the roadway construction process. Because it affects us all, people are not shy about asking questions related to the inconvenience of the road construction process.
If you visited the Birmingham Zoo or Birmingham Botanical Gardens this summer, you likely noticed that improvements are underway on Cahaba Road. Sain Associates is currently providing Construction, Engineering and Inspection (CE&I) services for the owner of the project, the City of Birmingham. This project was funded by the City of Birmingham and a federal grant.