Connecting Cities with the Zoo Connector Sidewalk

Posted by on Aug 14, 2018
Connecting Cities with the Zoo Connector Sidewalk

By: Nathan Currie  A section of sidewalk planned nearly 10 years ago is nearing construction. The sidewalk, currently under design by Sain Associates, will connect to existing sidewalk near the intersection of Hermosa Drive and Poinciana Drive in Homewood.  It will pass beneath US Highway 280 before continuing east along 20th Place Access Road and […]

Spreading the Love: Part II

Posted by on May 30, 2018
Spreading the Love: Part II

By: Nathan Currie, P.E. In a previous post on June 20, 2017, Spreading the Love, I wrote about my family and the role that adoption has played in the growth of our family. I described being the lucky dad of two beautiful daughters, and I mentioned the possibility of adding another child to our family in […]

When 3 is Better Than 4 (Road Diets)

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018
When 3 is Better Than 4 (Road Diets)

By Nathan Currie, P.E. If you’re like me, when you hear the word “diet”, your first reaction isn’t the thought…sign me up! However, in the world of transportation, it may often be an easy solution that provides a very favorable outcome for all involved.

Back in the Classroom with Inverness Elementary

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017
Back in the Classroom with Inverness Elementary

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 […]

Spreading the Love

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017
Spreading the Love

The following post is a guest post by Sain’s very own Nathan Currie, Infrastructure Project Manager, on a personal subject: the adoption of his twin daughters. Nathan has graciously chosen to share his story in an effort to show that we at Sain are a family! 

Showing Some Love for Engineering

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017
Showing Some Love for Engineering

This week was Engineers Week, a national recognition of the contribution of engineering professions sponsored by Discover E, a group dedicated to increasing K-12 and public understanding of engineering careers. “E-Week” serves as a time to celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world, increase public dialogue about the need for engineers and bring […]

Did You Know: Roundabouts

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016
Did You Know: Roundabouts

Posted by Nathan Currie, P.E. Although Alabama does not have as many roundabouts as some of its neighboring states, such as Florida or Georgia, these intersections are becoming more common throughout the state. This could be due to the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT)’s 2015 release of a Roundabout Planning, Design, and Operations Manual providing […]

Disney Magic Event

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016
Disney Magic Event

Posted by Nathan Currie A few Sain employees recently had the opportunity to attend an exciting event presented by the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce. “Put a Little Disney Magic in your Organization” featured professional speaker and trainer Pete Blank, a former Disney University leader. Speaking from his experience at Disney, Pete shared insight into […]

Meet Sain’s Newest Hires: Part 2 of 2

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016
Meet Sain’s Newest Hires:  Part 2 of 2

In this two-part blog, we are excited to introduce you to two new engineers who have recently joined our firm. Sain Associates Welcomes Nathan Currie as Project Manager Sain Associates is proud to welcome Nathan Currie as Project Manager in our Infrastructure Department. In his new position Nathan will be responsible for serving municipal clients […]