Archive for March, 2020:

A Letter to Clients: Public Infrastructure, COVID-19, and Affinis

Posted on Friday, March 27th, 2020 by Kristen Leathers-Gratton
In Firm News, tagged in

By and large, our clients are public servants. They work for local, state, and federal governments and make tough decisions year-round to best spend taxpayer dollars and protect the health and safety of our communities. We know those skills have been needed over the last few weeks, as our communities responded to COVID-19, and they […]

A Look at Professional Land Surveyors

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 by Affinis Corp
In Survey, tagged in national surveyors week

Founded by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), National Surveyors Week is an annual, week-long celebration of the surveying profession. It was designed to raise awareness and encourage others to consider this career path. In recognition, we asked our professional surveyors to share their favorite projects and the new technology and trends they’re excited to […]

City of Olathe Increases Accessibility Around High School

Posted on Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 by Affinis Corp
In Roadway, Traffic, tagged in intersection traffic olathe

The City of Olathe, KS was faced with aging infrastructure at a key intersection near Olathe South High School (OSHS). They needed to replace the existing traffic signal at 151st and Lennox and decided to make the area ADA compliant and add pedestrian crossings at the same time. Working closely with the city, our team […]

5 Steps to Begin Preparations for Flood Season

Posted on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 by Affinis Corp
In Federal Services, Stormwater, tagged in Tags: , , preparing for flood season

Though it can vary from year to year, flood season typically begins in April and runs through the end of July. This year, we are anticipating above average snow melt. Currently, the mountain snowpack is slightly above average. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is working to provide additional reservoir storage in the […]