Mountain Brook Sidewalk Project

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017
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 […]

Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017
Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Author: Darren Hamrick, PE, MS, LEED AP, Leader/Civil Engineering Division  A relatively new topic, green infrastructure for drainage has become increasingly popular in recent years, as the desire to take care of our watersheds becomes even more important. In addition, new stormwater ordinances and more stringent criteria for state permit renewals are contributing to this […]

Prattville Industrial Park Tenant

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017
Prattville Industrial Park Tenant

By: Jim and Joe Meads Sain Associates has been involved in Prattville South Industrial Park, owned by the city of Prattville, since the late 1990s as the park’s engineering firm. That means we’re often called in to come help answer questions that potential tenants may have regarding the park and the logistics of executing what […]

Cahaba Road Transportation Enhancement Project

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014
Cahaba Road Transportation Enhancement Project

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.

Which Came First – Utilities or the Roadway?

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014
Which Came First – Utilities or the Roadway?

When you’re looking at designing (or redesigning) a roadway, you need to think first about the impact that project will have on the utilities surrounding the road. If you don’t, you’ll likely find yourself grinding to a halt when you encounter a utilities-related roadblock in your project.

Big Year Ahead for Sain Associates

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013

After the holidays and a little downtime spent clearing the clutter and getting ready for the New Year, we are excited about 2013 and all it has in store for Sain Associates.

Sain Associates doing site engineering for new ThyssenKrupp facility

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012

Sain Associates was busy this summer working on two large site engineering projects – Von Braun IV at Redstone Arsenal and what was called “Project Deepsouth” until a couple of weeks ago.

New project at Redstone Arsenal

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012

We’ve done numerous projects at Redstone Arsenal in the past, and we are excited to announce that we’re now the engineers for Von Braun IV.