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Employee Spotlight: Vann Rutledge

With our recent news and exciting company announcement, we wanted to take a moment and shine the spotlight on our two new shareholders – Vann Rutledge and Becky White. Both have extensive tenure with the firm and serve on Sain’s … Continue reading

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Sain Associates Announces Two New Shareholders

We have big news to share! Sain Associates is excited to announce two new shareholders. It was a natural transition that Becky White and Vann Rutledge are Sain’s newest shareholders as they both demonstrate incredible leadership and have been a … Continue reading

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Could You Go Car-less?

Have you ever thought about going car-less? How would this affect your daily schedule? How would you get around? Several large cities in Europe have set goals to car-free in their urban centers. 

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Looking Back at 2015 and Ahead at 2016

By Jim Meads, Sain Associates President/CEO How would I describe the current economic climate in relation to civil engineering as 2015 ends and we start 2016? Pretty solid. It’s not what it once was, and we may never see things … Continue reading

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Sain Leaders Help ALDOT ‘Access’ Training

By Jim Meads, P.E., President/CEO As you are driving down the road, flicking on your turn signal to enter a turning lane, you are likely not thinking about why that turn lane is there, when the intersection behind you didn’t … Continue reading

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From Dot Matrix to GPS – 30 Years in Engineering

By Steven Ray Hall, Senior Designer, Infrastructure When I came to Sain Associates in November 1985, the Chicago Bears were on their way to a Super Bowl victory, Oprah was gearing up for her first broadcast, and desktop computers had … Continue reading

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Which Came First – Utilities or the Roadway?

By Alicia Bailey, Team Leader, Transportation When you’re looking at designing (or redesigning) a roadway, you need to think first about the impact that project will have on the utilities surrounding the road. If you don’t, you’ll likely find yourself … Continue reading

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What We’re Thankful for This Year

It’s been a big year at Sain Associates, and we have a lot to be thankful for. We continue to love our new office at Perimeter Park. We’ve enjoyed giving tours and sharing it with everyone. We also made significant improvements to … Continue reading

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The Road to Becoming a Professional Engineer

By Brandon Denny, Traffic Designer After several years in school and a lot of tests, I honestly wasn’t excited about the thought of taking another one. But the Professional Engineer (P.E.) Exam is worth it. For engineers, this is the … Continue reading

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Sain Participates in First Annual Canstruction® Birmingham Event to Benefit the Foundry

By Kelley Duncan, Marketing Coordinator As a civil engineering firm, our engineers are always planning buildings and structures. When we heard about The First Annual Canstruction® Birmingham Event to Benefit the Foundry Rescue Mission and Recovery Center that involved building … Continue reading

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