Archive for May, 2019:

Co-Worker News: Meet our Interns

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in Tags: Conner and Jason

This summer, we’ve added two interns to our team. Conner Jackson started with us on May 13 and will be serving as a construction services intern. He is a student at Missouri Western State University. Jason Eskina began last week and is a civil engineering intern from the University of Kansas. We asked each one […]

The City of Shawnee Saves Dollars with Stormwater System Evaluation

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 by Brad Schleeter
In Stormwater, tagged in infrastructure management cmp affinis

Knowing when to replace aging corrugated metal pipe (CMP) can be an involved process that requires commitment and resources from cities managing infrastructure. There are obvious signs of CMP failure that are easier to identify once they occur, such as crushed, bowed, or deformed pipes or a rusted pipe bottom. But, staying on top of […]

Moving Communities Forward with Cultivate, Inc.

Posted on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 by Cindy Martens
In Community, tagged in Tags: , , cultivate growth restart affinis

Cultivate, Inc. is a relatively new organization making a big impact in the metro area. Their programming provides an opportunity to those who’ve been incarcerated or had criminal charges brought against them, as well as local families. “Over 60 percent of adults who leave the Johnson County Adult Residential Center become residents. What we’ve found is […]

5 New Things About Autonomous & Connected Vehicles

Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 by Lee Baer
In Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , , connected vehicles autonomous cars

As we race towards the future, new advancements are made in autonomous and connected transportation every day. We pulled five stories from the headlines and included excerpts to keep you up to speed on how technology is moving forward. As more data becomes available, many struggle with how to make the best use of it. […]