KDOT Leads Airport Inspections Utilizing UAS

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The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Division of Aviation has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) test flights at Wichita’s Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) beginning today. Planned inspection missions include obstruction analysis, foreign object detection, wildlife hazard management and airfield emergency response. FAA authorization was received through partnership with the Read More>
Group photo of interns.

Getting Out of the Classroom and Into a Career: GBA’s Internship Program

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At GBA, our internship program is focused on getting students out of the classroom and into their career. GBA’s Human Resources department concentrates on recruiting the best and brightest students to participate in our summer internship program. “Our goal is to attract talented students on college campuses and help them explore their career options at GBA,” said Danielle Stetzenbach, GBA Read More>

GBA’s Craig Rogge Named Buildings Group Principal

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GBA is excited to announce the promotion of Craig Rogge to Buildings Group Principal. Rogge brings more than 34 years of experience involving all phases of the building process to his new role. Starting as a project architect at GBA in 1996, Rogge has led the firm’s Architecture Department in projects for the pharmaceutical, consumer products, commercial real estate and Read More>

GBA’s John Cooper Named Transportation Principal

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GBA is thrilled to announce the promotion of John Cooper to Transportation Principal. Cooper has over 25 years of experience as a construction inspector, project manager and group leader for construction engineering and inspection services. Starting as an associate leading the Construction Engineering & Inspection Department at GBA in 2007, he has worked on notable projects throughout his career with Read More>

GBA Celebrates 50 Years of Remarkable Solutions in the Architecture/Engineering Industry

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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>
Aerial view of interchange post-construction.

Divergabout Design Awarded APWA Kansas City Chapter Project of the Year

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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>

GBA’s Canal Route Bridge Repair Project Wins ACEC National Engineering Excellence Award

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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.