Engineering Excellence Award

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Indianapolis, IN (March 2, 2017) Congratulations to the city of Muncie and the Muncie Sanitary District (MSD) for receiving a Merit award during the 2017 Engineering Awards Banquet for  Muncie’s Arc Development / Downtown Franklin Street project!

The MSD partnered with United Consulting; Beam, Longest, & Neff (BLN); Rundell Ernstberger Associates (REA); and Bowen Engineering to successfully deliver the drainage project which included the installation of a new storm sewer system and Liberty Pass Canal feature with adjacent multi-modal trail. It marks the beginning of a much grander scheme for the city of Muncie and opens the door to renewed interest for the revitalization of Muncie’s downtown area.

Avon Avenue Bridge over CSX RR Groundbreaking

Avon, IN (February 11, 2017) – Avon Town Council members and other Hendricks County officials hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, February 11, for the Avon Avenue (SR 267) Bridge over CSX Railroad project which will alleviate congestion over the CSX Railroad, reconnecting the north and south sides of Avon through uninterrupted travel.


  • The project is located 0.3 miles south of the SR 267 (Avon Avenue) and US 36 (Rockville Road) intersection within the town of Avon.
  • The project includes the reconstruction of Avon Avenue, new bridge construction over the existing CSX railway, new roundabout configuration at CR 25 S, and nearly 0.75 miles of new concrete pavement.
  • Construction is expected to be completed within 15 months.
  • Work will be performed under a full road closure. Work is expected to begin on February 27, 2017 .


The Flyer Group – Avon Breaks Ground on Big Project

Check out UNITED at Purdue Road School

United Consulting’s Jay Ridens, PE and Brian Frederick, PE will be presenting “Lessons Learned on Post-Tension Bridge Design” during Purdue’s 102nd Annual Road School.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about post-tension bridge design as Jay and Brian showcase the efficient uses of post-tensioning, critical design concepts, pre-construction meetings, contractor certifications requirements, documentation of construction activities, and safety during tensioning operations.

Also -— Remember to stop by our booth on the same day (March 7th) in the Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms during “Coffee with Exhibitors” from 7:00 am – 8:45 and lunch from 11:00 am – 1:50 pm.


New Interchange at I-69 and 106th Street in Fishers

Fishers, IN (December 7, 2016) – The opening of a new interchange at 106th Street and I-69 in the city of Fishers (Exit 204) will greatly improve traffic congestion while adding an additional access point to I-69 from Fishers.

The continued growth in the area created the need for the new interchange due to the increased commuter traffic to and from residential and commercial areas, resulting in frequent bottlenecks and back-ups. The new interchange was uniquely designed as an oval-shaped roundabout to provide traffic control and enable safe travel in all directions including 106th Street and all of the directional ramps which allow on and off access to I-69.

United, in conjunction with the city of Fishers and INDOT, overcame several challenges during the design which included: an advanced geometric layout placing an oval shaped roundabout utilizing two bridges over I-69; minimizing impacts within restrictive right-of-way; complex drainage scheme; and coordinating and designing around several utilities, both overhead and underground.

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Transportation Corridor – Ribbon Cutting

rr-segment-b-ribbon-cutting-mapUnited Consulting congratulates the River Ridge Development Authority, INDOT, IEDC, the city of Jeffersonville, the Clark County Commissioners, and the Ports of Indiana on the successful completion of segment B of the Transportation Corridor Project within the River Ridge Commerce Center. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held December 1, 2016. This new facility provides a direct connection to the east end bridge and will usher new growth and opportunity to the region. The remaining segments of the Transportation Corridor Project include a new roadway from the Old Salem Road Interchange with SR 265 to the Ports of Indiana – Jeffersonville and plans for a railroad corridor from the River Ridge Commerce Center to the Ports of Indiana – Jeffersonville.

Changing Delaware County History

Delaware County, IN (August 17, 2016) — The Delaware County Redevelopment Commission hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the first full-depth reclamation (FDR) project in the County’s history. The Industria Centre Industrial Park Road Repaving project utilized the FDR process which creates a new base for the construction of a new roadway through recycling and stabilizing existing asphalt.

The $1.9 million project features the reconstruction and widening of South Delaware Drive, West Mt. Pleasant Boulevard, and South Hamilton Avenue at the Industria Centre Industrial Park on Muncie’s south side.  Portions of Hoyt Avenue (from Fuson Road to Cornbread Road) and Tillotson Avenue (from Hoyt Avenue to 26th Street) were resurfaced and patched as part of the project scope.