FOCUS Promotions

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Congratulations! FOCUS is built by our strong and passionate team. We are proud to promote some of our most hardworking people, who inspire us. Carson Griffin, Crew Chief 2 | Construction Staking Guangyao Li, Project Engineer 1 | Transportation

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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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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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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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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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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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Project Spotlight: State Route 87 Intersection Improvements Concept Study

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Client: Utah Department of Transportation Location: Talmage, UT Project Duration: June 2021 Services: Transportation engineering Utah State Route 87 (SR-87) spans 37 miles and connects communities in Duchesne County. A county road intersecting SR-87 at Mile Post 7.6 services a landfill and oil refinery. Large trucks regularly turning off SR-87 onto the county road were […]

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Traffic Impact Studies: Improving Utah Growth

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Engineering Safe and Efficient Traffic Flow for Utah Communities When a new development or an expansion to existing real estate is proposed, it is generally assumed that the project will generate additional vehicle trips using public roads. Traffic impact studies (TIS) are becoming more important in determining the extent of these impacts. A credible and […]

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