Industry Insights

Balancing Major Bridge Repairs with High Traffic – US 50 Chipman Rd., Lees Summit

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When a major commuter route near busy shopping centers has multiple bridges that need to be replaced, how do you balance the urgency of public safety with the needs of the businesses in the area? One thing is certain, efficiency and communication must be top-notch to ensure expectations are met so construction can be completed safely, efficiently and on budget. Read More>

GBA Named #293 on Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms List

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GBA is honored to be named one of the top 500 design firms in the country by Engineering News-Record (ENR) by achieving its highest ranking yet climbing 84 spots to number 293. The 2022 ENR ranking is based on the 2021 revenues of both publicly and privately held design and construction firms throughout the nation. “Across the industry, the last Read More>

GBA Project Awarded Kansas City Business Journal’s 2022 Capstone Real Estate Award

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The Congress Logistics Center was recently awarded the Kansas City Business Journal’s 2022 Capstone Real Estate Award in the Industrial Category! GBA provided architectural and engineering design for the project. Warehouse Location and Current Tenant  The 637,000 square foot warehouse, Congress Commerce Building B, is located at the northwest corner of NW 112th St. and N. Airworld Dr. in Kansas Read More>

GBA named Employer of the Year by WTS-KC

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GBA is honored to be named Employer of the Year by the Kansas City chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS-KC)! Each year, WTS-KC honors exceptional women, members, employers and diversity leaders who exemplify the WTS mission of equality and access for women working in the transportation industry. GBA is a strong supporter of women in the transportation industry as Read More>

Safety Study Leads to Design – Route 54 Intersection Safety Improvements Project

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Imagine… a high-speed rural multi-lane corridor that hosts an assortment of local drivers, tourists, commercial trucks and farm equipment. It has driveways with direct access to the corridor and numerous at-grade intersections. Crashes are common and when they do occur, the crash severity is higher due to this dangerous combination of factors. If you drive in central Missouri, chances are, Read More>