Nov 8, 2023

Partner Profile: Gardner

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Sustainability. Community. These are more than just buzz words for Gardner, a premier commercial property development and management company. Gardner’s services range from initiating planning, design, and construction to managing daily operations of real estate development projects. They work primarily throughout Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. Cole Peterson, a Development Associate at Gardner, leads one of […]

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Oct 23, 2023

Project Spotlight: UTA Operator Rest Rooms

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Pioneering Pre-Fabricated Restrooms for UTA: A Case Study in Innovation and Collaboration Client: Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Location: Salt Lake & Davis Counties Project Duration: March 2021–May 2022 Services: Transportation Engineering The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is a driving force behind public transportation throughout Utah. When tasked with the challenge of building restrooms for its […]

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Mar 29, 2023

Project Spotlight: SR-71 (900 E) & 6600 S Intersection Improvements

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The design of intersections is a critical part of transportation engineering. It’s the point at which vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles proceed in many directions, often at the same time. Mobility and safety are key design considerations, as well as convenience and ease of use, to minimize delays and maximize progression along a signalized corridor. FOCUS […]

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Oct 24, 2022

Design Matters: UDOT Access Permits

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Creating communities that foster mobility and enhance land use Land development can be a rigorous and complex process. Every project is unique and can bring its own set of challenges. Often, each phase of a project requires separate permitting—land development, demolition, building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, etc. These permits are issued to verify that a project […]

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Oct 19, 2022

Project Spotlight: Holbrook Estates Roundabouts

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Holbrook Estates is a master-planned community in Lehi, Utah. The Estates is part of Holbrook Farms, one of Utah County’s fastest growing communities. Since 2016, FOCUS Engineering and Surveying has worked with Ivory Homes to provide master planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, survey, construction staking, and transportation engineering services to support the 700-acre development.  The […]

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May 23, 2022

Partner Profile: Utah Transit Authority (UTA)

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The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Incorporated in 1970, UTA started with only a few dozen 20-year-old buses while repurposing an old gas station on Beck Street for their first headquarters. UTA is proud to have grown with Utah—supporting the mobility, opportunity, and economic vitality of its […]

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Apr 27, 2022

Project Spotlight: Wild Blossom Boulevard Improvements

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To accommodate recent growth in the area, FOCUS worked with Saratoga Springs City to design a traffic signal and a High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk beacon (HAWK) signal along Wild Blossom Boulevard. The boulevard intersects with busy Mountain View Corridor.  Drawing on our significant experience designing traffic signal systems, FOCUS transportation engineers designed a full traffic signal […]

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Apr 27, 2022

In FOCUS: Guangyao Li, Intern | Transportation

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As a graduate student earning a master’s degree at the University of Utah, Guangyao Li (who goes by Li) was looking for a career opportunity that suited his emphasis of study. He interviewed with FOCUS and found a fit with our Transportation Engineering department. Under the mentorship of department manager Jason Watson, Li has hit […]

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