Did You Know: Precise Measuring Devices and Accurate Boundary Surveys

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015
Did You Know: Precise Measuring Devices and Accurate Boundary Surveys

As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the public. In this “Did You Know” blog series, we’ll answer some of these questions.

Did You Know: Surveying Basics

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015
Did You Know: Surveying Basics

One of the best ways weve heard to describe surveyors is to say that surveyors are the eyes and ears for the property owners. Many property owners, public or private, aren’t always familiar with the land they are trying to develop or improve. By doing a survey, we are able to show and note on a survey any easement, zoning restrictions or improvements that affect the property either in a negative or positive manner. Our ultimate goal is to provide a true depiction of existing improvements and restrictions, situated on and adjacent to the property, aiding in the engineering and design of future improvements.

Survey Success with Teamwork and Dedication

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014
Survey Success with Teamwork and Dedication

When our Survey Department was awarded the surveying responsibilities for the Bonny Oaks Drive project in Chattanooga, Tennessee last Fall, we knew it would be the largest survey project Sain Associates had ever been awarded.