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Tom Lawson Keynote Speaker at Wilkes University Engineering Banquet // 04.17.2017

Borton-Lawson Executive Vice President Emeritus Thomas Lawson was the keynote speaker at Wilkes University’s Engineering Banquet and Order of the Engineer Ceremony. Mr. Lawson’s  presentation was titled “Design and Construction: Bloomsburg Flood Management Project.”  His talk focused around the recently-completed flood wall in Bloomsburg, and the challenges he and his team faced on the project. Borton-Lawson served […]

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Pennsylvania DEP Flood Protection Workshop Presentation // 04.12.2017

Borton-Lawson’s Water/Wastewater Manager Samantha Albert joined Sayre Borough Manager David Jarrett to present at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Flood Protection Conference and Workshop. The presentation focused on the recently-built Oliver Lane Stormwater Pump Station. Borton-Lawson was responsible for the design, bidding and construction administration services of the project.     The September 2011 flood damaged […]

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Celebrating National Surveyors Week // 03.23.2017

This week marks National Surveyors Week, a time set aside by the profession to promote public recognition of surveying and honor the role surveyors play in the nation’s economy. National Surveyors Week aims to highlight both surveyors’ contributions throughout history and the new technologies that are influencing the future direction of the profession. Our survey team works […]

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ASCE Philadelphia YMF Social // 02.02.2017

Borton-Lawson was proud to be one of the sponsors of  the Younger Member Forum (YMF) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Philadelphia Section annual winter social. The event brought together over 150 engineers in the local Philadelphia area. The ASCE Philadelphia Younger Member Forum (YMF) is an organization for members of the American Society of […]

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Think About Energy Briefing // 01.20.2017

Borton-Lawson joined Cabot Oil & Gas, UGI Energy Services and Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Mike Stack earlier this week for the Think About Energy Briefing held at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute. The event featured three panel discussions: “Pennsylvania’s Energy Revolution,” “Fueling the Region,” and “Natural Gas: Working for Businesses and Families.” Borton-Lawson’s Scott Bush was part of […]

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A Day in the Life of Our Surveyors // 01.09.2017

Borton-Lawson’s Survey Manager Chad Keating takes us behind the scenes to look at what a typical day is like for his teams. The work life of a surveyor is one of variety, whether it be in project types, work conditions or skills required. A typical day for our surveyors starts at 6:30am, when they begin to load their […]

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Keystone Northeast Chapter of PSPE // 01.06.2017

The Keystone Northeast Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) recently hosted their December Holiday Luncheon. Borton-Lawson’s A.J. Speicher, P.E. conducted the technical instruction portion of the meeting which counted for 1.0 PDH (professional development hour). Mr. Speicher’s presentation was “Building Commissioning: A process to Save Energy” and described the commissioning process, how […]

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SR 0555 Bridge Replacement over Trout Run // 01.05.2017

Borton-Lawson Vice President Mark Boris presented a poster display board to PennDOT District 2-0 officials to commemorate the SR 0555 bridge replacement over Trout Run, in Benezette Township, Elk County PA. Mr. Boris presented the board to Assistant District Engineer-Design Tom Zurat and District Engineer Karen Michael. Borton-Lawson was the prime consultant responsible for Preliminary Engineering, Final Design, […]

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Temple University’s College of Engineering Commencement // 01.04.2017

Borton-Lawson’s John Caperilla recently had the honor to speak at Temple University’s College of Engineering Winter Commencement Ceremony. John spoke as the Alumni Association Representative for Temple University College of Engineering. He serves as the Immediate Past President of the College of Engineering Alumni Association.  Joining him on stage was PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards, who was the graduation’s keynote speaker. […]

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Grotto Pizza’s Annual Parade of Trees // 12.21.2016

Borton-Lawson employees and their families got into the holiday spirit together by decorating a tree for Grotto Pizza’s annual Parade of Trees. Grotto Pizza at Harvey’s Lake holds this event for local businesses to sponsor a local charity. Each participating organization decorates a tree that is kept up until the first week of January. Borton-Lawson is sponsoring Domestic Violence Service […]

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