Industry Insights

How to Manage Scope Creep

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In the A/E/C industry, being able to plan for the unexpected minimizes risk and creates successful projects. Project managers, engineers, and architects are trained to anticipate unforeseen events and handle them accordingly. However, scope creep can be difficult to handle for even seasoned professionals. Our expert, Ed Rafter, P.E., Senior Associate in the Mission Critical Market offers a few tips Read More>

GBA Acquires Rio Engineering, a Strategic Partner in Texas

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LENEXA, Kan. – October 12, 2021 – George Butler Associates, Inc. (GBA) is excited to announce the acquisition of Rio Engineering, Inc. (Rio), its second deal in Texas, to capitalize on market potential for infrastructure preservation and expansion. The partnership began several years ago at a diving inspector training conference and the two firms have been working together on multiple Read More>

CE&I Project Receives KDOT Partnering Award

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GBA provided Construction Engineering & Inspection (CE&I) services for a bridge replacement project that was honored recently with a Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Partnering Award, for a District 4 project greater than $1.5 million. The project – a replacement bridge on Montana Road over I-35 near Ottawa – is a four-span, steel girder bridge with pile and drilled shafts Read More>

Welcome Summer 2021 Interns!

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The GBA team of companies is excited to announce the start of our Summer Internship Program and introduce our Summer 2021 Interns:     Aidan Leaird School: Purdue University Department: Life Sciences Office: Broomfield         Anna Swoboda School: University of Nebraska-Omaha Department: Life Sciences Office: Lenexa       Camron Gibson School: Kansas State University Department: GBA Read More>

K-177 Micro-Duct Design – Not Your Everyday Transportation Project

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Most transportation projects designed by GBA deal with roads, bridges, signs, signals, intersections or interchanges. The K-177 Micro-Duct Design project brings a new form of transportation to the forefront – the transportation of data. The ability to move goods and services is key to any transportation network. In the case of this project, instead of transporting material goods, it is Read More>