Design Matters: A FOCUS on Traffic Flow

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Utah ThrU-Turn Improves Safety and Wait Times No one enjoys sitting at a red light. Especially when you’re late for a meeting or running errands in a busy commercial corridor. That’s why the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) continually investigates improvements and upgrades to reduce traffic and travel time and improve safety. The field of […]

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Specialized Site Civil Departments Meet Unique Client Needs

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When Ron Paul founded Focus Engineering & Surveying in 2007, providing civil engineering for residential development projects was the firm’s bread and butter. Fast forward to 2021 and the full-service engineering and surveying firm has evolved into an industry-leading powerhouse that specializes a wide variety of both residential and commercial development projects, including office buildings, […]

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High Accuracy Monitoring Surveys

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Critical data on ground stability for Utah developers, owners, and municipalities When land developers want to determine the viability of a potential development site or a municipality needs to investigate ground stability before development, they require concrete data that can be used to verify settlement or structural behavior. Our high-accuracy monitoring services ensure the safety […]

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CAD Services Help Lighten Clients’ Workloads

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Utah Architects, Contractors, and Developers turn to FOCUS for Home Engineering CAD, or computer-aided design, allows users to create clear and detailed design plans in both 2D drawings and 3D models. 3D CAD especially leads to a shared vision that can be reviewed, simulated, and adjusted, creating a better experience for FOCUS clients. After all, […]

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Building Without Wood: Alternatives to Lumber

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Providing Utah’s Developers and Contractors Budget-Friendly Options in a Time of Shortage In the continuing lumber shortage, many designs are turning toward wood alternatives. FOCUS Structural Engineers have found several options, from structural insulated panels and insulated concrete forms (ICF) to structural concrete insulated panels (SCIP) and light gauge metal studs. While the current cost […]

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Congratulations Joel Whitmer | Structural Department Manager

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Standing with Integrity: Structural Engineering Joel Whitmer, PE, has a new role at FOCUS: Structural Department Manager. Joel’s promotion is an essential step in the department’s growth as we continue expanding to serve our long-standing and new clients. Joel focuses on client success and teamwork in his leadership role. In his five years with FOCUS, […]

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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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FOCUS: School of Beginnings

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Back to School, FOCUS style As the number of COVID-19 cases decreases and more of us get vaccinated and return to the office, FOCUS has resumed its School of Beginnings. Last year you may have read about the six-month internal education program for new employees as part of our Commitment to Excellence. With school back […]

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New ALTA Land Survey Requirements

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Updated standards help Utah surveyors provide accurate project insights Whether an existing building or new commercial site, FOCUS surveyors know an accurate survey is critical to project success. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment to provide precise information for clients who may be acquiring, selling, or lending in a commercial real estate transaction. Our experience also extends […]

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