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 […]

Redstone Advanced Gateway – Dynamic Design for a Dynamic Project

Redstone Advanced Gateway – Dynamic Design for a Dynamic Project

By: Darren Hamrick, PE, LEED AP and Chris Jenkins, P.E. Project Manager Site Department I would have to say that we were all thrilled when we received confirmation from Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) that Sain was selected to perform surveying, civil, and traffic engineering for the Redstone Advanced Gateway – the second major phase of […]

A Look Inside the Pulaski Branch

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in Community, Uncategorized | No Comments
A Look Inside the Pulaski Branch

In 1997, Sain Associates opened a branch office in Pulaski, Tennessee, a city known for its tight-knit community, turkey hunting, fishing, and beautiful landscape. If you are local or have visited the area, you know that Downtown Pulaski is a major focal point in the community. It is a charming area with boutiques, restaurants, and […]

What’s In Your Backpack?

Posted by on May 28, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
What’s In Your Backpack?

By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. An old motto that has echoed the hallways at Sain Associates for many years is “Learn, Earn, and Return”.  As school comes to an end and summer begins, we reflect on the “return” being invested into building a future of engineers.  With this, we would like to share a special story […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Posted by on May 7, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Happy Mother’s Day!

As Mother’s Day approaches, we sat down with Becky White and Alicia Bailey to discuss being a working mom and how to balance both career life and mom life. Alicia who currently has three young children, explained how she has exactly nine minutes to drive in the driveway, get her boys and drive to baseball […]

New Traffic Signal Technology Coming to Cobbs Ford Road in Prattville

New Traffic Signal Technology Coming to Cobbs Ford Road in Prattville

By: Jeff Stephenson, P.E., PTOE A project to implement new traffic signal technology for Cobbs Ford Road in Prattville is nearing completion. The project includes new traffic signal controllers and additional vehicle detectors for the nine signalized intersections along Cobbs Ford Road from Silver Hills Drive to I-65. These signals are also being connected to […]

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. One of my favorite quotes from Jim Meads is “I’m not up in the stands; I’m on the playing field with you.”  When you are in charge of managing a design project, it’s always helpful to know “who is on the playing field” with you.  An easy way to describe how we […]

Mentoring the Senior Design Class

Mentoring the Senior Design Class

The Senior Design program at the University of Alabama provides students with the opportunity to get realistic experience practicing engineering with area industries. Sain Associates has had the pleasure of working with the Senior Design Class every semester since the Fall of 2017. Each semester the class is given a different engineering project, and professionals […]

Behind The Scenes With The I-59/20 Big Build

Behind The Scenes With The I-59/20 Big Build

By: Jeff Stephenson, PE, PTOE If you live anywhere close to the Birmingham area or if you have traveled through Birmingham within the past several months, you are certainly aware of the construction taking place on I-59/20 in the Central Business District (CBD) of downtown Birmingham. The emphasis of the project is to replace the […]