Archive for August, 2015:

Safe Routes to School in Sedalia, Missouri

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 by Mike McKenna
In Clients, Projects, Traffic, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , , , , , http://affinis.us/safe-routes-school-sedalia-missouri/

Two years ago, the City of Sedalia received Safe Routes to School funding from the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). The funds were awarded to improve pedestrian access between Horace Mann Elementary and the adjacent neighborhoods. The existing pedestrian facilities along this nine-block project were in disarray. Broken concrete, steep slopes, missing sections, and lack […]

Affinis’s Distracted Driving Policy

Posted on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 by Mike McKenna
In Culture, tagged in distracted driving policy

In 2013, Affinis introduced a new co-worker policy banning texting and other phone usage while driving. We did this to fight the epidemic of distracted driving and increase safety on the roads. When it comes to driving safely, we all have good intentions, but breaking bad habits is often difficult. If you are used to talking […]

Periodic Levee Inspections

Posted on Thursday, August 13th, 2015 by Jason Davis
In Clients, Projects, Stormwater, tagged in Tags: , , , periodic levee inspections

Periodic levee inspections are critical to maintaining a safe, effective system for flood damage reduction. Over the last five years, we’ve worked on a number of these projects. In fact, we recently completed our fourth task order for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Omaha District as part of our nationwide dam and levee […]