- Newsletters

Newsletter: Next Level Trails (IN, March 2019)

New Indiana Grant Makes Trail Connections The largest infusion of state trail funding in Indiana history – $90 million – is available for the development of significant trails throughout the state. The Next Level Trails (NLT) grant program, part of … Continued

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Surveyors Week: Past to Present, Part 2

The advancement of technology has been the biggest change to the surveying industry. Over my 40 years of surveying experience, I’ve seen the use hand chaining and transit surveys change to the use of GPS, scanners, and drones, as well … Continued

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Surveyors Week: Past to Present, Part 1

Wenley Q. Smith, PS, was a pioneer of sorts in the southwest Michigan surveying world. The son of the Van Buren County surveyor grew up helping his father survey property and work on drain projects and when Wenley returned home … Continued

- Awards, Press Releases

F&V’s ‘Woonerf’ Design in Hudsonville a Winner

Fleis & VandenBrink (F&V) received an Engineering Merit Award in the 2019 American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) annual Engineering & Surveying Excellence competition. The award recognizes outstanding Michigan engineering and surveying projects from the past year, as … Continued

- Awards, Press Releases

F&V’s AMP/CIP Plan for Albion Captures Survey Award

Fleis & VandenBrink won the Honorable Award for Surveying in the 2019 American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) annual Engineering & Surveying Excellence competition. F&V’s “Integrating Surveying: An Innovative Approach to CIP,” project was a survey for the … Continued

- Press Releases

F&V Named 2019 ACEC/Michigan Firm of the Year

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) recently presented its highest honor, the 2019 “Firm of the Year” award, to Fleis & VandenBrink, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The award was presented during the Annual Engineering & Surveying … Continued

- Conferences / Tradeshows

F&V at seven March conferences

F&V staffers will be doing a little of their own March Madness, attending seven different conferences next month. The Purdue Road School is the first stop in West Lafayette, Ind., March 5-7. F&V will be attending and exhibiting at the … Continued

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Engineers Week: Meet Jeff

“Jeff’s communicative, collaborative approach and broad technical knowledge of municipal engineering has allowed him to establish a deep trust with these clients. I would consider Jeff to be a role model for our aspiring Project Managers. We’re proud to have … Continued

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Engineers Week: Meet Doug

“Doug works efficiently to keep projects on time and budget, especially as demonstrated on his work for KWA. He did an outstanding job to complete the complex water main design in a record setting time! He uses this expertise to … Continued

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Engineers Week: Meet Mohamed

“Mohamed has been a great addition to the Traffic Services Group and F&V since joining the team last year. He brings a unique perspective from his past experiences and is eager to learning new skills. We are glad that he … Continued