GBA Announces the Hiring of Molly Narendran, Director of Marketing

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GBA has named Molly Narendran as its Director of Marketing. In this role, Narendran will use her extensive marketing and communications experience to lead the firm’s Marketing Department and share the GBA story with clients, partners and potential employees. “I’m excited to be part of a company with 50 years of successful history and a strong focus on continual growth,” Read More>

Foxridge Drive Project Awarded ACEC of Kansas – City Public Improvement Award

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On Thursday, November 15, 2018, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas selected the Foxridge Drive project for its City Public Improvement Award. The GBA-designed project rehabilitated Foxridge Drive from 51st to 56th Street in Mission, Kansas. The success of the project, submitted in the 5,000 to 19,999 population category, was a joint effort between GBA’s Transportation Group, the Read More>

GBA Breaks Ground on Road Improvement in Expanding Northland Area

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GBA broke ground on the Old Tiffany Springs Road reconstruction with Kansas City Public Works. This project, which was managed by GBA as the prime consultant, is funded by a combination of KCI Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and a Federal Surface Transportation Program (STP) grant. The reconstruction is one of many that has been funded by the TIF program, which Read More>

GBA Joins KDOT’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration Pilot Program

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LENEXA, Kan. (July 27, 2018) – GBA is excited to announce its partnership with the Kansas Department of Aviation’s (KDOT) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP). This program will allow the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to create new regulations based on information collected by government and private partners. GBA is one of Read More>

Holly Lehmkuhl Graduates from Emerging Leaders Program

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Holly Lehmkuhl, a senior bridge engineer, graduated from the ACECKS Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). The program develops leadership skills through six half-day sessions. Topics include talent management, business development, governmental affairs, leadership, risk management, economics of private practice and senior leaders roundtable. Each of the sessions are interactive and taught by experts in their fields. “ELP was a great program Read More>
Ethan Voyles graduates from Water Leadership Institutre program.

Ethan Voyles is a Water Leadership Institute Graduate

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We are excited to announce GBA design engineer, Ethan Voyles, graduated from the Water Leadership Institute program. Voyles works in the water environment group specializing in waste water collection systems. He participated in the intensive program, which included education, training, networking, and leadership development opportunities. We were proud to sponsor Voyles when he got accepted into the competitive WEF program. “I Read More>

What to do with all that data?

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Is there such a thing as too much data? In transportation, big data is being produced through smart technology in abundance. It’s being generated so fast it’s difficult to analyze and use. For just one autonomous vehicle, there is 4,000 GB of data produced each day. There is valuable information contained in all that data, but who oversees it and Read More>