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 [...]
By: Jim Meads, P.E. Alabama drivers saw a 6-cent state gas tax increase this past weekend starting September 1st. This was the first increment of the 10-cent tax approved this year by the legislature and Governor Kay Ivey. Alabama’s Fuel Tax of 18 cents per gallon on gas and 19 cents on diesel was the […]
Guest Blogger: Drew Harrell, Deputy Chief of Staff for the Business Council of Alabama and Executive Director of the Alliance for Alabama’s Infrastructure All over the state, at every level of government, the issue of fixing Alabama’s crumbling road and bridge system is a policy matter that has risen to the forefront over the past few […]
By: Joe Meads, Principal/Owner 2018 was a very good year for Sain Associates on many fronts. If we used a baseball analogy, we hit some singles and some doubles during the year and a home run at the end of the year. It always feels great to finish well and it sets us up to […]
By: Darren Hamrick, P.E., MSCE, LEED AP It is a Whole New World in Alabama. With the recent announcement of Project New World, the Toyota-Mazda joint venture to build a $1.6 billion automotive production plant in Limestone County, Alabama, residents are celebrating a major win (which is not in football). As a result of this […]
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.
By Jim Meads, P.E., President/CEO With the recent election of President-elect, Donald Trump, comes the promise of his trillion-dollar infrastructure plan. Buzz continues to grow as frustrated lawmakers are hopeful cuts in federal transportation spending could be coming to an end. I sat down with Mr. Matt Reiffer, the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) […]
An interview with Luana Ozelim Broshears (Picture: Maracana Stadium, Source: www.theguardian.com) How exciting is it that the Rio Olympics is the first Olympics in South America in the event’s 120-year history! In 2009 the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Summer Olympics. With Brazil being one of the fastest […]