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
The Chamber held its Annual Meeting on November 8th at the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem, PA. The event had over 1,000 attendees which included municipal and county officials as well as businesses and professionals from all over the Lehigh Valley and beyond. The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is the 7th largest chamber in the country. Continue reading
The Chester County Association of Township Officials held its Fall Convention November 8th at the Mendenhall Inn, in Mendenhall, PA. Continue reading
The Delaware Valley Association of School Business Officials held its annual trade show November 7th at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. School officials gathered at the event to discuss various issues affecting school districts throughout the Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia Counties. Continue reading
CEC attended the Greater Valley Forge (GVF) Advancing Mobility Summit November 5th in King of Prussia. This event brought together top local and state officials, private and public sector organizations, and leaders in the transportation industry to speak on various transportation topics, including relevant approaches in transportation demand management (TDM) strategies, technology, infrastructure and more. Continue reading