From Intern to Engineer

From Intern to Engineer

By: Ryan Medley Summer may seem far away, but here at Sain Associates, we are already searching for our next student intern for the summer of 2020.  In 2016, I had the chance to intern over the summer at Sain and gained invaluable experience working alongside Sain’s engineers.  As I approach my three-year anniversary in […]

Why We Love Sain

Why We Love Sain

By: Caroline Young In 1972, Hack Sain founded Sain Associates, and in our training room, we have a framed shadow box of Hack’s old design instruments. Although these tools are now relics, they reflect our history and remind us of how much we have evolved. Just as engineering has moved forward, incorporating better technology, our […]

Walktober

Walktober

By: Caroline Young This October Sain Associates is stepping up our physical activity in a friendly walking competition, Walktober.  Sain has five teams competing to be Walktober Winners, and the teams are sporting team badges to display their creative names and team pride. The Walktober challenge is part of a new wellness program we started […]

Sain Hosts 8th Annual Client Appreciation Fish Fry

Sain Hosts 8th Annual Client Appreciation Fish Fry

Last Friday, we hosted our Annual Fish Fry at the Cahaba Pumping Station Museum. This is one of our favorite events because we get to celebrate you – our amazing clients who keep our business flourishing. Guests enjoyed the warm September weather, feasted on Whisker’s Catfish, and cooled off with Bendy’s Cookies & Cream. Thanks […]

I-59/20 Closure Update

Posted by on Aug 27, 2019 in Sain Projects, Transportation | No Comments
I-59/20 Closure Update

Sain has been involved with the I-59/20 bridge replacement project long before the closure in January. Teaming up with the Alabama Department of Transportation in 2012, Sain aided in planning and designing for the deployment of Intelligent Transportation System devices to be installed as part of the bridge construction. Sain also provided traffic forecasting and […]

Sain’s Newest Shareholder: Alicia Bailey

Posted by on Aug 6, 2019 in Sain Associates News | No Comments
Sain’s Newest Shareholder: Alicia Bailey

We are thrilled to announce Alicia Bailey, P.E. as the newest shareholder at Sain Associates! Alicia, now Principal/Owner, previously served as Team Leader for transportation design, construction inspection, and environmental planning projects. Alicia has twenty years of engineering experience with specialties in roadway and drainage design, construction administration, and bicycle, pedestrian, and ADA design. Alicia […]

Post P.E. Exam Reflections

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Site Engineering, Training, Uncategorized | No Comments
Post P.E. Exam Reflections

New requirements for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam went into effect late 2018. See the details on the changes in this post. Calvin Lokko, David Coggin and Ryan Abernathy recently took the PE exam, being the first Sain employees to complete the test with the new regulations. Calvin, David, and Ryan explained […]

Summer Survey Intern

Summer Survey Intern

We are excited to highlight our survey intern this summer, Ben Adams! Ben is a student at the University of Alabama, majoring in Civil Engineering. We have loved having Ben at the Sain office this summer and are sad for the summer to come to an end! However, we are excited to see what the […]

Protective Stadium Traffic & Parking Study

Protective Stadium Traffic & Parking Study

By: Charles Cochran, P.E., PTOE, RSP The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex is beginning grading work this month at the site of the future Protective Stadium.  The multi-use stadium will have a 45,000 seat capacity and will serve as the home stadium for UAB’s football team in addition to hosting other athletic events and concerts.  The […]