Archive for February, 2021:

Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers for EWeek

Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 by Kristen Kocen
In Community, tagged in affinis eweek stem

Every year, Engineers Week celebrates the engineering profession and strives to inspire the next generation of professionals. Committing to STEM education and outreach year-round is one way we support those efforts. In this short video, you can see some of the ways we give back to our communities and lend our expertise. A/E/C Internship Program Last […]

Signal Improvements and Added Sidewalks Increase Access to Local Amenities in Shawnee

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 by Mike McKenna
In Traffic, tagged in shawnee kansas traffic signal improvements

With the opening of the new Monticello Library, the City of Shawnee, Kansas wanted to improve access for all pedestrians. The library is located near busy Shawnee Mission Parkway (SMP), a growing commercial district, and a thriving residential area. Although there were sidewalks along the path between the neighborhood and the library, they were not […]

Prairie Village Connects Neighbors and Improves Quality of Life with Paving Program

Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 by Levi Cole
In Projects, Transportation Engineering, tagged in prairie village paving program

The City of Prairie Village’s paving program was developed to maintain quality roadways for residents. It also creates more connectivity for pedestrians by adding sidewalks and preserves the integrity of local streets with stormwater run-off management. For the last 10 years, we have been partnering with the city on these neighborhood improvements as part of […]

John Skubal Recognized with the Richard A. Worrel Community Legacy Award

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 by Kristen Kocen
In Community, Culture, tagged in richard a worrel award john skubal

Late last year, the Overland Park Chamber presented John Skubal with the Richard A. Worrel Community Award. Senator Skubal was selected, because of his work within our community. He believes investments in education, infrastructure, and business development are critical components to an area’s success. Before becoming a senator in the Kansas Legislature, John served on […]