Archives March 2018

Got an Indiana Jones in your family?

Got an Indiana Jones in your family? Amateur archaeologists are invited to join MSG archaeologists for an archaeological dig at the site of the new Maumee River Bridge along SR 110 west of CR 12 in Napoleon. Busses will leave the parking lot of the office of the Henry County Engineer, 1823 Oakwood Avenue, Napoleon, Ohio, every 30 minutes on April 7, 14, and 21 from 10 am to 2 pm. (Dates are weather permitting.) For more information and to make reservations, please contact the Office of the Henry County Engineer at 419-592-2976 or hce@HenryCountyOhio.comhttp://www.henrycountyengineer...

West Viriginia Construction & Design Expo - March 21 and 22

Join our Transportation Team Members at the West Virginia Construction & Design Exposition, March 21-22, at the Charleston Civil Center. The region’s largest trade show for the construction and design industries, The Expo draws nearly 5,000 attendees across the US to discover new products, meet directly with experts and suppliers, learn from speakers and educational seminars, and see live demonstrations.


Grand Rapids, Michigan - MSG's Newest Office Location!


Announcing our newest office location in Grand Rapids, Michigan! Located at 1345 Monroe Ave. NW, Suite 334, Grand Rapids, MI 49505; telephone 616-202-2312. We’re pleased to call Michigan’s second largest city our home and look forward to being a part of the business community in this vibrant municipality.

Moving Communities Forward


“Moving Communities Forward” is the theme of the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments, 2018 Annual Meeting, at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. MSG’s Chris Owen was in attendance at this regional forum to discuss issues of mutual interest and concern and help improve the quality of life for residents of Northeast Ohio.

TMACOG Regional Transportation Summit

Proud to be an exhibiting partner for the 2018 Transportation Summit, presented by the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG), Friday, March 16, at Premier Banquet Complex, in Toledo. We’re looking forward to learning about local and statewide transportation issues and how to tackle these issues with innovative collaborations. Building a strong multimodal transportation network that incorporates non-motorized users is key to sustainability in our region to keep us competitive.  #TMACOG


Ohio ACEC Honor Award - McCord Road Grade Separation Project

Congrats to our project team and our clients – the Office of the Lucas County Engineer and ODOT District 2 – on earning an Honor Award for the McCord Road Grade Separation project in the 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards competition, sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Ohio. Shown receiving the award are (from left): ACEC Board Chairman Fred Seling; ODOT District 2 Real Estate Administrator Dave Seasly; MSG Engineer Chris Beaulieu; MSG Engineer Travis Rhoades; Lucas County Engineer Keith Earley; and ODOT District 2 Deputy Director Pat McColley. #ACECOhio


GAL-35 Project Stakeholder Meeting

The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 10, along with MSG professionals Steve Bergman, Beth Thornton and Chris Owen hosted a second stakeholder meeting to present conceptual interchange alternatives for the US35/SR735/SR7 Interchange near Gallipolis yesterday. Project challenges include an existing non-traditional interchange resulting from the 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge, an airport adjacent to US35, and a commercial business area near the interchange. A public meeting is expected later this year to share the results of the study.

Composite Solutions for Sustainable Infrastructure

Last week, Owens Corning and MSG hosted a forum on “Composite Solutions for Sustainable Infrastructure” for dozens of construction professionals, engineers and business leaders at Owens Corning’s World Headquarters in Toledo.  MSG’s Travis Rhoades presented on Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer reinforcing design and MSG’s CEO, Rich Bertz (seated second from left in picture), joined a panel of thought leaders to discuss the future of infrastructure innovation.  With any luck, MSG’s design of ODOT’s first GFRP-reinforced concrete bridge deck will be awarded this March.  Stay-tuned! http://compositesmanufacturing...