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: Dan Mellott, GISP In my role as GIS Manager at Sain, I recently attended a workshop sponsored by the GIS Association of Alabama that demonstrated the employment of GIS and drone technology for search and rescue operations by the Springville, AL Fire Department. During the workshop, a field exercise took place showing how drone […]
By: Richard Holt, P.E. Have you ever wondered what that terrible noise and vibration is when you slightly veer over the center or edge line of the roadway? Those noisy bumps are referred to as rumble strips or rumble stripes. They are formed when a strip of asphalt has been milled (cut) or rolled with […]
By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. If you have been on Shelby County Road 41/Dunnavant Valley Road near the Town of Mt Laurel lately, you have probably noticed a lot of construction. A gas station, grocery store, and other retail stores in the Dunnavant development will provide the area with new shopping and eating options. In addition […]
By: Jim Meads, P.E. I am extremely honored to serve as President of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Alabama for the 2018/2019 fiscal year. ACEC is the voice of the engineering profession in Alabama. I am looking forward to an exciting year working alongside our Executive Director, Ms. Renée Casillas, and a fantastic […]
By: Jim Meads, P.E., President/CEO Sain Associates joins Professional Engineers (PE’s) from around the world in celebrating Professional Engineers Day on August 1, 2018. On this third annual PE Day we want to raise awareness about what it means to be a PE and to show appreciation for the work they do each day. To […]
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: Alicia Bailey, P.E. Have you ever wondered how paving a new road through an undisturbed wooded area impacts the environment? Sain Associates certainly has. Sometimes there are no major issues, but occasionally an engineer can get an unhappy surprise.