Author Archives: Peggy Amor

Co-Worker News: Affinis Adds Construction Professional

Posted on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by
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We’ve been growing our construction observation team over the last year and are pleased to share we’ve added John McCanless to that group. At the job site, he ensures projects are completed in accordance with plans, specifications, budget and schedule. Quick on his feet, John is skilled at finding solutions that deliver for our clients. […]

Save Dollars with Pavement Preservation

Posted on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 by
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Maintaining pavement impacts not only safety, but also a city’s bottom line. To increase performance and ensure roads reach their full service life, it’s important to prevent micro-cracking with surface treatments. Untreated, these small cracks can spread, resulting in an expensive and disruptive, full tear out. We sat down with two of our pavement experts, […]

Leawood and Liberty Win Awards for Project Work

Posted on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by
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The City of Leawood, Kansas and the City of Liberty, Missouri both received awards for work within their communities. Leawood’s project featured stormwater improvements in a residential area, while Liberty completed infrastructure improvements in a residential section as well. Both cities were committed to providing great solutions to their residents. The Leawood Heritage Stormwater Improvements […]

Sweet 16 Open House

Posted on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 by
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Last week, we hosted co-workers, colleagues, and clients at our office for a Sweet 16 Open House. Over food and drinks, we toasted the long-lasting relationships that have helped us stay in business. Below, you’ll find photos from the festivities.

16 Great Projects from Affinis’s 16 Years

Posted on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 by
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The last 16 years have been sweet. We’ve worked on everything from residential streets to large scale levee inspections. While we’ve grown and changed since we first opened our doors, our commitment to moving communities forward remains the same. To commemorate the long history with many of our clients, we’ll be sharing a project for […]

Affinis Surveyors Help Preserve 200-Year-Old History

Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 by
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2016 marked the 200th anniversary of the running of the Osage Treaty Line. This was the first boundary survey line in what is now western Missouri. To commemorate the event, members of the Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors (MSPS) led the charge in retracing historic steps to find it. While the exact location was unknown, […]

Intersection Study Establishes Design for 159th St. Improvements from Metcalf to Nall

Posted on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 by
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There were a number of key questions surrounding the improvements to 159th Street between Metcalf and Nall Ave. We worked with the City of Overland Park to determine the thoroughfare size and the best way to manage school traffic around Blue Valley High School (BVHS). To learn more about why the study was conducted and […]

2017 Future City Competition

Posted on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 by
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A few weeks ago, Robert Ubben and Jason Davis judged entries at the Great Plains Regional Future City Competition. At this event, small groups of middle-school students design and build cities with their ideas of how to make the world a better place. Students work together to develop solutions that are presented via a virtual city […]

Bill Bishop Receives Schmitty Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 by
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At the end of the year, we announce the winner of our in-house award, the Schmitty. It is given to the co-worker who best models Affinis’s core values. We’re pleased to announce Bill Bishop, a member of our survey team, was the 2016 recipient. Bill was chosen for this award for a number of reasons. […]

Happy New Year!

Posted on Friday, January 6th, 2017 by
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2016 was a great year for Affinis, and we are looking forward to an even better 2017. This new year will be a new “16” for us, as we celebrate our 16th year of business beginning January 1, 2017. We hope you’ll join us as we celebrate our Sweet 16 Anniversary throughout the year. Keep […]