Archive for 2018

Land Surveyors: Our Place in History

Land Surveyors: Our Place in History

Few people outside of associated professions actually know what land surveyors do. We are rarely seen, but our work makes an impact in every moment of daily life. What other profession can say that? But land surveyors are often conflicted about their place in the world, sometimes seeing themselves as subordinate and working in the shadows of civil engineers, architects…read more →

Aerial Data Collection–Facebook Data Center

Aerial Data Collection–Facebook Data Center

The town wanted to know: How would construction of a 1 million s.f. Facebook data center impact local roads and infrastructure over the 8-10 year duration of the upcoming project? The town government of Eagle Mountain City, Utah had prepared for this moment for decades. They had methodically planned to attract a high-profile anchor for their new tech center. Now…read more →

Horseshoe Bend Safety Rail Survey

Horseshoe Bend Safety Rail Survey

Located near the town of Page, Arizona and five miles downstream from Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell, the Colorado River’s Horseshoe Bend is one of the most iconic and photographed natural landmarks in the western United States if not the world. Horseshoe Bend, part of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, is a horseshoe-shaped, incised meander of the Colorado River….read more →

Historic Woodruff-Snowflake Bridge Renovation

Historic Woodruff-Snowflake Bridge Renovation

Constructed in 1917, the Woodruff-Snowflake Bridge connects two cliff faces above the Little Colorado River. Originally placed in Winslow, it was relocated in 1939 when a wider bridge with greater load capacity was built in Winslow. In 1988, the original structure was placed on the historic register–one of many on the National Parks Historic Register created by Omaha Structural Steel…read more →