MNS along with team members PGH Wong Engineering, Inc., AECOM, Ghirardelli Associates, and Stacy and Witbeck, Inc./Amaroso/MRS Joint Venture are the 2019 recipients of the prestigious ACEC California Engineering Excellence Honor Award for the eBART to Antioch: East Contra Costa Extension Project in the Transportation category. The 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards competition recognizes engineering and land surveying firms for projects that demonstrate an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement, and value. [ read more… ]
The Elkhorn Road Emergency Storm Damage Repair Project in Monterey County wins a National American Public Works Association (APWA) Project of the Year Award for Disaster/Emergency Construction/Repair projects less than $5 Million. Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 5, wins a National American Public Works Association (APWA) Project of the Year Award for Disaster/Emergency Construction/Repair projects over $5 Million but less than $25 Million.
Elkhorn Road Emergency Storm Damage Repair: Winter storms battered the Central Coast of California in January and February of 2017. In February, cyclone force winds ripped through the Monterey-Salinas area, shredding trees, blocking lanes of Highway 101, and wreaking havoc throughout the County. This new winter storm added a new vocabulary word to area residents: bombogenesis. This rare occurrence of a bombogenesis is a mid-latitude cyclone that drops in surface barometric pressure by 24 or more millibars in a 24-hour period, which means intense downpours along with extremely strong winds battering the area. [ read more… ]
MNS Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Sheilah Neff, Principal Engineer and Southern California Transportation Market Leader, to our Transportation Department. Ms. Neff will be based in our new Ontario office.
“I am thrilled to be instrumental in opening our new office in Ontario,” says Sheilah. “Over three decades of experience, training, and lasting relationships will be beneficial in my new role to help strategically plan, manage, and operate the fast growth of the Transportation group in Southern California. I’m proud to be a part of a company that provides solutions to our crumbling infrastructure.”
Sheilah has over 33 years of experience in the civil engineering industry and specializes in transportation projects. Sheilah began her career at Caltrans at the age of 18 working as an Engineer Tech while attending school full-time. [ read more… ]
Westlake Village, CA- MNS Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Vandrey, Principal Surveyor, to the Survey Team! Mr. Vandrey will be working out of the Westlake Village Office and serving the greater Los Angeles area.
The MNS Survey team is actively overseeing construction staking of the Newhall Ranch Road Bridge Widening in the City of Santa Clarita, which will improve traffic and pedestrian safety. The bridge, which lies 0.25 miles west of McBean Parkway and is built over the San Francisquito Creek, will be widened to four lanes in each direction.
MNS is excited to provide design and engineering services to the City of Goleta and the City of Diamond Bar on their upcoming streetscape improvement projects! These projects will preserve and enhance the quality of life, support local economic vitality, and strengthen public infrastructure within their communities. The MNS Transportation design team has a strong resume of providing successful streetscape services to many clients and agencies. [ read more… ]
San Jose, CA — MNS Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Goryl, PE, LEED AP, as its new Principal Transportation Manager. Mr. Goryl will be based out of the San Jose office, working as a member of the construction management department. [ read more… ]
This past Sunday, MNS Engineers celebrated with the City of Santa Monica, locals, and visitors, with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Colorado Esplanade, kicking off the City’s first annual open streets event, COAST.
The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) has awarded MNS Engineers, Inc. a Merit Award for the Ranchero Road Interchange at I-15, in the 2016 Engineering Excellence Awards. This project was submitted under the Special Projects/Program and Construction Management category. The awards recognize private sector firms for projects that demonstrate an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement, and value. [ read more… ]