ENR (Engineering News-Record) Announces Top 500 Design Firms

enr1United Consulting was named to the 2013 ENR Top 500 Design Firms.  The Top 500 Design Firms list, published annually in April, ranks the 500 largest U.S.-based design firms, both publicly and privately held.  Companies on the ENR list are ranked according to design-specific revenue for services performed in 2012.  For more information, go to http://enr.construction.com/toplists/

2013 Best Places to Work Rankings Announced

BPTW 8-UnitedConsulting resizedThe Indiana Chamber of Commerce announced the rankings for the 2013 Best Places to work in Indiana at their annual event.  United Consulting ranked 8th in the medium-sized employer (75-249 employees). Over 100 companies throughout Indiana made this year’s list.  28 Indiana companies from various industries were listed in this category.  All companies participating in the Best Places to Work program receive an in-depth evaluation identifying strengths and weaknesses according to their employees.  Representatives from United Consulting at the event were:  Bill Curtis, Rachelle Pemberton, Kelly LaValley, Brian Pierson, Lisa Swain, A J Moffatt, Mike Campbell, Caleb Ross, Jacob Blanchard, and Dave Richter.  For more information, go to http://www.indianachamber.com/index.php/2013-best-places-to-work-in-indiana-rankings-announced.

Best Places to Work in Indiana Award

Best Place logo 2008-13United Consulting is pleased to announce we were named “one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana” for the sixth year in a row in the small/medium-sized employer category (those employing fewer than 250 people nationwide and at least 15 in Indiana) by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.  United has won this award consecutively every year it has applied. United was one of 28 Indiana companies in this category to receive this achievement. Thanks to our staff for continuing to make United one of the Best Places to work in Indiana.

 

United Responds to INDOT’s Call

On Friday, February 15th at the beginning of evening rush hour, a lift being haulAdam Tooed by a semi-truck struck the Virginia Avenue Bridge over I-65 northbound and I-70 eastbound.  INDOT responded on-site within minutes restricting and closing the interstates to assess the damage.  United Consulting was contacted by INDOT to assist in the assessment and collaborate with INDOT on the design for repairs.

United’s Senior Engineers and Bridge Inspection Program Manager assessed the damage including arm length inspections to document the results of the truck’s impact.  Concurrently, INDOT and United staff began evaluating potential repairs.  United’s design was completed just after 3:00 am early Saturday morning for INDOT’s review, in order for repairs to begin that same mInspection Adamorning.

The result of the collaboration was such that the design and repairs were completed in time for the interstates to be reopened before the Monday morning rush hour.   For additional information click here:  INDOT’s Press Release   

 

2013 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Award

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Each year the Indiana Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association present their awards to honor quality in constructed concrete pavements.  During the recent awards ceremony, United Consulting was presented with an Award of Excellence in the Divided Highways (Rural) category for the I-69 Corridor, Section 2, Contract 5 Project in Pike County.