United Receives IPTQ Award

The Indiana Partnership for Transportation Quality (IPTQ) recently awarded eight Quality Awards during Road School on March 8, 2011. United Consulting received a quality design award for the SR 62 & Booneville Project/ Phase III with the INDOT Vincennes District as the owner and E & B Paving, Inc. as the Contractor for this project. Road Team 3 Leader, Jeromy Richardson, accepted the award on United’s behalf.

IPTQ is a partnership of 14 Indiana agencies, industry associations and academia that is dedicated to continuous quality improvement in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of Indiana’s highways. The Quality Awards Program was created to recognize Indiana projects which exemplify outstanding quality, teamwork, innovation, safety and customer focus.

Pigeon Creek Greenway

The Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage – Industrial Corridor Phase 5 Ribbon Cutting & Dedication Ceremony took place Monday, October 18, 2010 in the City of Evansville. United completed the construction inspection for this 10 foot wide, 0.81 mile long section of bike and pedestrian trail. The construction also included 3,000 feet of levee wall and over 300 feet of mechanically stabilized earth wall. The landscaping will include over 100 trees, 1,600 wetland plants and 150 flowers and shrubs

United Hosts NHI Training

United recently hosted a National Highway Institute (NHI) training class from August 16 – 27. United employees, Chris Dyer, Joe Rupp and Chris Wheeler, along with 16 other professionals attended the Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges course that was held in the back conference room.

The NHI was established in 1970 by the U.S. Congress and is a part of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The purpose of the NHI is to offer transportation related training to State DOTs, LTAP and TTAP centers, universities, local municipalities and governments, planning groups, and consulting firms. The NHI trains by means of instructor-led, classroom-based, Web-based, Video and Web-conferencing training.