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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 Lee Baer
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 […]

159th Street Improvements Win ACEC KS Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 by Ryan Fleming
In Accolades, Clients, Projects, Stormwater, Traffic, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , , http://affinis.us/159th-street-improvements-win-acec-ks-award/

We recently received an ACEC of Kansas Engineering Excellence Award for our work with the City of Overland Park on the 159th Street improvements between Quivira Road and Antioch Road. The competition recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate a high degree of innovation, achievement and value. Completed under budget and within schedule, this complex […]

2015 Year in Review

Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 by Peggy Amor
In Accolades, Clients, Culture, tagged in 700 Holiday Mail Chimp Header

It’s been almost 15 years since Affinis began building long-lasting relationships with clients and colleagues. We want to take an opportunity this holiday season to say ‘thank you.’ This past year, we have continued engineering ways to make life easier while enhancing our community impact. Because of the confidence you have in us and our […]

Wolf Creek Parkway Presented Award at ACEC Ceremony

Posted on Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 by Ryan Fleming
In Accolades, Clients, Streets, Traffic, Transportation Engineering, tagged in http://affinis.us/wolf-creek-parkway-presented-award-acec-ceremony/

Our work with the City of Basehor, Kansas on Wolf Creek Parkway between 155th and 158th Streets was recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas at the Engineering Excellence Award ceremony this week. This award recognizes innovative and outstanding examples of engineering excellence. That being said, this particular project was a win for […]

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 […]

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 […]