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Affinis Clients Recognized with Awards

Posted on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 by Peggy Amor
In Accolades, Clients, tagged in meadowbrook park overland park edgerton kansas

We are excited to share three clients have received awards for projects on which we partnered with one another. That list includes the City of Overland Park, Kansas; City of Edgerton, Kansas; and the Johnson County Park and Recreation Department (JCPRD). Learn more about each honor and how they helped move communities forward below. The […]

Moving Edgerton Forward

Posted on Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 by Peggy Amor
In Clients, Projects, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Edgerton Video

The City of Edgerton, Kansas is focused on moving their community forward through economic development. Over the years, they’ve done this through strategic partnerships and infrastructure investment. In 2018, Kubota, an international manufacturer, approached the city about expanding their warehouses. Based on the city’s projections, they knew the existing gravel roadways wouldn’t be sufficient. They […]

4 Takeaways from the Edgerton, KS Concrete Paving Projects Presentation

Posted on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 by Kristen Leathers
In Clients, tagged in concrete pavement edgerton ks

In November, Dan Merkh, Public Works Director for the City of Edgerton, Kansas; David Hamby, PE, City Engineer for Edgerton and Principal of BG Consultants; Joe Chick of Miles Excavating; and myself presented at the Missouri/Kansas Chapter of the American Concrete Paving Association’s Annual Concrete, Pavement, Parking Lot, and Flatwork Seminar. At the event, we provided […]

Women in Engineering Spotlight: Sarah Shafer

Posted on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
In Clients, tagged in sarah shafer interview women in engineering

We recently had the honor of interviewing Sarah Shafer, PE, LEED AP BD+C about her career. Over the years, she’s seen multiple facets of the engineering profession, including corporate consulting and municipal civil service. Drawing on that dual perspective, she shared with us her thoughts on how the engineering profession has changed over time and […]

Client Interview: Merriam, Kansas

Posted on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Clients, tagged in Tags: , client interview city of merriam ks

We recently sat down with Chris Engel, the City Administrator of Merriam, Kansas, to discuss how his community is moving forward. In the interview below, you’ll find his insight on infrastructure maintenance, funding, and how the city expects to change over the next decade. What are some of the changes you’ve seen in regards to […]

City of Overland Park Receives ACEC Award

Posted on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 by Rick Worrel
In Accolades, Clients, Transportation Engineering, tagged in ACEC Award Presentation - Affinis

On September 12, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas (ACEC-Kansas) presented the City of Overland Park, Affinis Corp, and Miles Excavating with their 2016 Engineering Excellence Award for the 159th Street Improvements between Quivira Road and Antioch Road. Selected earlier this year, the 2-mile thoroughfare project improved safety, increased roadway capacity, and spurred […]

Weatherby Lake Improvements

Posted on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 by Jason Davis
In Clients, Stormwater, tagged in Tags: , , , weatherby lake - affinis

For nearly 30 years, we have provided professional engineering services to the Weatherby Lake Improvement Company (WLIC). During that time, we have worked on a variety of projects related to the lake, its dam, and the spillway. Some of the services have included: Dam inspections Lake bottom surveys FEMA Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) Spillway […]

Qualifying for KDOT Access Management Funding

Posted on Friday, July 8th, 2016 by Mike McKenna
In Clients, Projects, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , , KDOT access management plan

As areas experience economic growth, they often discover they need to make changes to their existing roadways. Systems that once worked may no longer be effective. To help with access management, KDOT is now taking a proactive approach. They are encouraging cities and counties to put an access management plan in place with the introduction […]

Public Engagement Strategies for Complex Projects

Posted on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 by Peggy Amor
In Clients, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , k-68 public engagement complex projects

For our public engagement series, we interviewed Affinis co-workers on strategies, best practices, and lessons learned. In the first installment, we’re sharing thoughts from Linda Rottinghaus, PE, ENV SP on complex projects. This post covers her recent work on K-68. Who are the stakeholders on the K-68 project? The stakeholders include property and business owners, the […]

High Mast Lighting with KDOT

Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 by Mike McKenna
In Clients, Traffic, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , , highway-lighting

We’re currently partnering with the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) on several highway lighting projects. Together, we’re replacing existing, weathering steel poles before they become a hazard to the public. These high mast poles are placed strategically to light interchanges and surrounding intersections. This is done to improve visibility and ultimately safety. When it comes […]