Category Archives: Did You Know

Did You Know: The Importance of Accurate Measurements in Surveying

By Roger Joiner, Survey Team Leader When designing a construction site, surveying is an extremely important part of the process. It’s the first step that must be done in order for the engineer to know the existing topography, or geographical … Continue reading

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Did You Know: The Difference Between Detention Ponds and Retention Ponds

By Chris Jenkins, P.E., Civil Engineering Project Manager 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 … Continue reading

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Did You Know: The Inconvenience of Road Construction

By Matt Stoops, Project Manager and Alicia Bailey, P.E., Transportation Team Leader 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 … Continue reading

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Did You Know: Counting Cars is Fundamental to Traffic Engineering

By Jeff Stephenson, P.E., PTOE, Transportation Team Leader 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 … Continue reading

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Did You Know: Working With the Land and Where to Build What

By Lawren Pratt, P.E., LEED AP, Site Engineering Team Leader 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 … Continue reading

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Did You Know: “Centralized” Computing

By Joe Moon, MCSE, IT Network Administrator 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 … Continue reading

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Did You Know: Interstates and Highways

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 … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Traffic Signals, Part B

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 … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Traffic Signals, Part A

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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