On a brisk morning on February 2nd, Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity hosted the site dedication of a future home for a deserving local family. Volunteers, local officials, and Habitat Board members gathered at 589 Howard Avenue in Franklin Township, Somerset County, to show support for the family. The event was covered by local radio station Magic 98.3. Continue reading
On March 6th at DeSales University in Center Valley, PA, Lehigh Valley Business held its’ Real Estate and Development Symposium. Continue reading
The Montgomery County Association of Township Officials (MCATO) held its Spring Convention March 1st at Presidential Caterers in East Norriton, PA. Township officials gathered at the event to discuss various issues affecting municipalities throughout Montgomery County. Various presentations included “Bike Montco and Making Your Roads Bicycle and Pedestrian Friendly” given by Matthew Edmonds, Montgomery County Planning Commission, Section Chief; as well as “Construction Projects in Montgomery County, Where Will Those Orange Barrels be in 2019?”, presented by Brian Early, Senior Civil Engineer Manager for PennDOT District 6-0. Continue reading
Bucks County recently re-opened the Walnut Street Bridge – Bridge No. 13 – in Perkasie Borough after over a year of construction. The bridge was taken out of service in October 2017 to initiate the bridge replacement project. Bucks County Bridge No. 13 was previously reconstructed in 1907 (original crossing built in 1867) and was a three-span, concrete arch structure with spans of approximately 65 feet. The bridge carried two lanes of traffic and a sidewalk along the upstream fascia. Continue reading
The Bucks County Association of Township Officials (BCATO) held its 111th Annual Convention February 16th at the Northampton Valley Country Club in Richboro, PA. Township officials gathered at the event to discuss various issues affecting municipalities throughout Bucks County.
Carroll Engineering Corporation was represented at the event by Joel Ardman, Vice President and Manager of our Sales and Marketing Department. Also in attendance were various special guests including County Commissioner Robert Loughery; PSATS Executive Director, David Sanko; and Bucks County District Attorney, Matthew Weintraub.
Commissioner Robert Loughery spoke about various topics that are happening in Bucks County, including various bridge projects that are currently in design or construction and planned bridge projects for 2019. Carroll Engineering Corporation serves as Bucks County’s Bridge Consultant and assists the County in managing their 115 bridges. For more information about Carroll Engineering, please visit our website at www.carrollengineering.com.
Daniel Bhaumik, Civil Engineer from Carroll Engineering Corporation (CEC), attended the ASCE Philadelphia Younger Member Forum’s (YMF) Winter Social on February 4th held at McGillin’s Olde Ale House in Philadelphia. This is an annual event for young engineers in and around the Philadelphia area to network and socialize. The YMF was able to raise over $4,000 (CEC donated a raffle item to the event) which will be used to benefit local non-profits and STEM education initiatives, including the Future City competition and Friends of the Wissahickon. For more information about the ASCE Philadelphia YMF, please visit their website at http://www.ymfphilly.org/index.html, or please contact Mr. Bhaumik at email@example.com or 215-343-5700, ext. 256. For more information about CEC, please visit our website at www.carrollengineering.com.
The employees at CEC participated once again in the “Jeans for a Cause” fundraiser, which began in 2007, and again raised money this year to help a local family have a merrier holiday season. CEC employees donated $5 to wear jeans on the first Friday of month throughout the first ten months of the year, and then every Friday in November and December. CEC works closely with local school districts in determining who would benefit from the funds the most. This year with the money raised, two families in need will be able to enjoy the holiday a little better. Continue reading
CEC attended the Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC), “Next Gen Transportation: Preparing Industry for Tomorrow, Today” December 5-7 put on by the Penn State College of Engineering in State College, PA. This is an annual event for professionals throughout the country on important issues given by experts in the transportation industry today. Leslie Richards, PennDOT Secretary of Transportation, and Dr. T. Pete Ruane, President and CEO of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) were keynote speakers.
Daniel Bhaumik, Civil Engineer from Carroll Engineering Corporation, visited Archbishop Ryan High School in Northeast Philadelphia on December 6th to help run a workshop with the two dozen students in their engineering club. The workshop included discussion on the variety of disciplines there are in civil engineering, including roadway and structural design, after which students asked questions. Continue reading
The 103rd annual New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference was November 13-15th in Atlantic City and Carroll Engineering was there to network with municipal elected and appointed officials as well as consultants and other professionals. The event had over 10,000 attendees and over 100 education sessions and the theme of the conference was “Municipalities Leading the Way”. Our office in Hillsborough, New Jersey serves municipalities throughout New Jersey. Continue reading