On June 23, 2019, GBA will mark its 50th year of carrying out its core purpose: creating remarkable solutions for a higher quality of life. Founded by civil engineer George Butler, the firm George E. Butler & Associates, Inc. started with ten employees in an office on the sixth floor of a downtown Kansas City, Missouri office. Specializing in site Read More>
On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, the American Public Works Association Kansas City Chapter announced that the US-50 @ MO-291S Interchange was chosen for its Public Works Project of the Year (Transportation Project category – over $5 million but less than $25 million). The innovative divergabout design used in GBA’s winning entry was a joint effort with the Missouri Department of Read More>
The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) announced that the Canal Route Bridge Repair – Phase 1 project was chosen for its Engineering Excellence Award. The national award is presented to feats of engineering that show innovative applications, advancements to the future of the industry, development considerations, complexity and the successful fulfillment of a client’s needs.
GBA was selected as the first-place entry for the Commercial/Enterprise Operation category of the XCELLENCE Awards. The Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) chose GBA from a pool of accomplished applicants and several finalists. Winners were announced during the awards ceremony at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL trade show on Tuesday, April 30 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. GBA’s Advanced Read More>
The American Society of Civil Engineers Kansas City Section announced that the 6200 Nieman Storm and Turkey Creek Tributary Improvements project was named its 2018 Civil Engineering Project of the Year. This award focuses on civil engineering designs that use innovative technologies, creative solutions and enhanced sustainability methods. The design used in GBA’s winning entry was a joint effort with Read More>
GBA’s Life Sciences Group understands that quality and efficiency are top priorities when designing a new facility. Our team uses this knowledge to meet the facility needs of rapidly growing start-up biotech companies. Recently a client asked GBA to design their new gene-therapy manufacturing facility located in the greater-Chicago area. The client developed a new gene therapy product that was Read More>
On Saturday, February 9, 2019, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri announced that US-50 @ MO-291S Interchange was chosen for its Engineering Excellence Competition Honor Award. This award is part of an annual competition that recognizes engineering feats in a range of fields. The innovative design used in GBA’s winning entry was a joint effort with the Missouri Read More>
GBA is excited to announce the promotion of Leslie Barnt to Water Environment Principal. For over 27 years, Barnt has directed stormwater and environmental planning, design and construction improvements for clients in the public and private sector. Starting as a staff engineer at GBA in 1991, Barnt has worked on notable projects throughout his career with the firm, including work Read More>