Diane Hammonds, the Branch Manager for Sain’s Louisiana [...]
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 […]
Author: Nathan Currie, P.E. For most of us, now that summer has passed and school is back in session, we’ve settled back into our usual fall routines, whether it be football, escaping outside to enjoy the fall weather or getting ahead at the office in preparation for the end of the year. For a few […]
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.
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.
Construction, Engineering and Inspection (CE&I) is an area that we are doing more and more work in. To ensure that we’re providing the absolute best services in CE&I, we have recently focused on expanding our staff to add even more expertise. Project Manager, Matt Stoops, and Inspector/Designer, Shawn Calhoun, joined Sain this summer.
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.