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 […]

Employee Spotlight: Becky White

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017
Employee Spotlight: Becky White

  A few weeks ago, we happily announced two new shareholders within our company- Vann Rutledge and Becky White. Both have extensive tenure with the firm and serve on Sain’s Executive Committee, which allowed for a natural progression to shareholder. But, did you know that Becky worked as a stage manager for an opera company in […]

Employee Spotlight: Vann Rutledge

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017
Employee Spotlight: Vann Rutledge

With our recent news and exciting company announcement, we wanted to take a moment and shine the spotlight on our two new shareholders – Vann Rutledge and Becky White. Both have extensive tenure with the firm and serve on Sain’s Executive Committee, which allowed for a natural progression to shareholder. But, for example, did you know […]

Sain Associates Announces Two New Shareholders

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017
Sain Associates Announces Two New Shareholders

We have big news to share! Sain Associates is excited to announce two new shareholders. It was a natural transition that Becky White and Vann Rutledge are Sain’s newest shareholders as they both demonstrate incredible leadership and have been a part of Sain’s Corporate Executive Committee for a number of years. Becky White was formerly […]

Driveways: They’re Not as Simple as You Think!

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016
Driveways: They’re Not as Simple as You Think!

People are often surprised to find out that they need to obtain a permit before adding a driveway that accesses their property from the highway.  The addition of a driveway could have an adverse impact on the safety and operation of the highway, so a permit must be acquired to ensure that a balance is […]

2016 Client Appreciation Fish Fry

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016
2016 Client Appreciation Fish Fry

A big thank you to everyone who attended our Client Appreciation Fish Fry on Friday, September 9, 2016! We enjoyed spending time with clients, co-workers and colleagues.  Nearly 200 of our closest friends attended and it was a huge success.

Move Over!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016
Move Over!

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 […]

Where to Find a PechaKucha

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016
Where to Find a PechaKucha

PechaKucha is a simple presentation format where you talk about 20 slides, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically, so your presentation is limited to 6 minutes and 40 seconds. At Sain Associates, we are hosting PechaKucha presentations from staff members at our bi-monthly company breakfast.

EDAA and ASCE Summer Conference Review

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016
EDAA and ASCE Summer Conference Review

Joe Meads, co/owner of Sain Associates recently attended the Economic Development Association of Alabama’s (EDAA) annual summer conference. Joe currently serves as chair of the EDAA Associates Advisory Council and served on the summer conference Planning Committee.

What Is a Slope Failure?

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016
What Is a Slope Failure?

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.