Happenings

BSC Parks Demonstrate Importance of Open Space

Parks and open space have taken on new importance as many people have turned to outdoor recreation as a means to get outside, stay connected to the community, and get some exercise. BSC's parks and trails are key elements of our community's natural resource network and contribute a valuable function to our shared response. In…Read More

BSC Companies – COVID-19 Update

On behalf of BSC Companies, Inc., I am writing to let you know that we hope you, your family, and your friends are safe and secure during these trying times. And that we acknowledge that the COVID-19 response will present unprecedented challenges that will require cooperation, flexibility, and our collective best. For more than five…Read More

BSC’s Growing Ecological Team Offers Expanded Capabilities

BSC's ecological group is growing! We are excited to introduce new members of our team who will help BSC to provide expanded service offerings on a variety of projects. Matt Burne brings extensive experience in wildlife surveys and vernal pool evaluations to BSC. He spent ten years with the MA Natural Heritage Program performing wetlands environmental…Read More

Colrain Opens Adamsville over Tisdell Brook Bridge

BSC’s structural group recently provided design and construction phase services for the replacement of the Adamsville Road over Tisdell Brook Bridge in Colrain. Opening the new bridge capped off a three-year collaborative process with the Town. BSC’s involvement in the project began in 2016 when our structural engineers met with Colrain officials to discuss several…Read More

Marissa Valentino and Rachel Salch to Co-chair Women’s Employee Resource Group

In celebration of International Women's Day, BSC Group has named Marissa Valentino, PE and Rachel Salch, PLA as co-chairs of the firm's Women's Employee Resource Group (ERG). The ERG, formed by BSC's Diversity & Inclusion Committee, provides a forum for colleagues to support each other in their professional growth and development. Marissa said, "International Women's…Read More

CEO Sean O’Brien Talks Transportation and Land Development at Bisnow Event

BSC's president and chief executive officer, Sean O'Brien participated in a recent Bisnow panel discussion tackling the issue of transportation infrastructure and its effect on the private land development market. Other panelists represented transportation and private land development, including Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack, Rebecca Davis of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Leslie…Read More

Hudson Residents Contribute to Riverwalk Plans

Last night BSC Group's planners, landscape architects, and ecologists led a public forum to gain input that will guide the development of the Hudson Riverwalk. Using a Story Map and dynamic map graphics, BSC's team presented a history of the trail and its adjacent properties, including mill buildings, factory space, and abutments from a former…Read More

Partnering with Eversource to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Electric vehicles have emerged as a popular and effective way to reduce the use of fossil fuels and associated greenhouse gases. In fact, sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States increased by 79% in 2018 and are predicted to make additional gains in 2019. Naturally, this has generated a growing demand for EV…Read More

BSC Group Celebrates National STEM Day

BSC is joining in recognizing National STEM Day with a new edition of “60 Seconds” with civil designer Matthew Ciminella and transportation project manager Heather Hamilton. Matt and Heather have taken an active role in supporting initiatives to help promote access to and awareness of STEM opportunities, including partnering with American Council of Engineering Companies…Read More

Article Features BSC’s Community Engagement for Old Lyme, CT Sidewalk Project

Recognizing that public infrastructure projects are about connecting people and communities, BSC's project team for the Hartford Avenue project in Old Lyme, CT, initiated the effort with a walk through the project corridor. Project principal Kurt Prochorena and landscape architect Jesse Harris took a back-to-basics corridor tour, stopping along the way to talk to residents…Read More
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