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Kurt Prochorena Joins Connecticut Building Congress Board of Directors

Kurt Prochorena, PE, LEED AP, a BSC Group principal and head of the firm's Connecticut office, has been appointed to the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) board of directors for 2020 to 2021. Kurt has taken an active role in the CBC, serving as co-chair of the organization's Marketing Committee, as well as a member of…Read More

Resilient Mystic Collaborative Regional Climate Assessment

BSC Group was chosen as a subconsultant to Arup to design a critical infrastructure tabletop exercise for a regional climate assessment involving six municipalities, the local watershed association, and more than a dozen critical infrastructure and community-based organizations. The project aims to identify critical infrastructure vulnerabilities to climate change and will prioritize measures to storm-harden…Read More

Rural Dirt Road Vulnerability Assessment

BSC Group is conducting a regional vulnerability assessment of rural dirt roads for the Towns of Sheffield, New Marlborough, and Sandisfield, MA. Within the context of climate resilience, the team is assessing road conditions and vulnerabilities. The project seeks to better understand the challenges that are expected to be faced as a result of exacerbated…Read More

Group Manager of Transportation Engineering Services

BSC is seeking an experienced and energetic transportation engineering professional for the role of Group Manager of Transportation Engineering Services. The Group Manager of Transportation Engineering Services will lead the highway, traffic and structural engineering disciplines within our transportation services. The Group provides structural, roadway, and civil/highway services to transportation agencies, municipalities and private clients…Read More

Taylor Dowdy Explores Design for Well Workplaces in NEREJ Article

As the professional community considers return-to-office planning and appropriate health and safety measures, BSC's Taylor Dowdy, PE, LEED AP presented an article in the New England Real Estate Journal, discussing design strategies for creating a well workplace. Drawing from his experience supporting EMD Serono's construction of the first US building to receive WELL certification, Taylor…Read More

Jeff Malloy Contributes to Thought Leadership on the Relationship of Social Justice and Climate Change

Continuing to demonstrate industry leadership and expertise, senior climate adaptation planner Jeff Malloy recently published an article in the academic journal, Climatic Change. In the article, Jeff offers a review of relevant literature on the theoretical underpinnings of socially just climate adaptation solutions. He suggests that three criteria must be met to achieve just adaptation:…Read More

New Professionals Employee Resource Group Supports Colleagues

Starting a new job, working in a new industry, making a career change, or entering the workforce can cause stress for professionals at any stage in their career. BSC Group is working to make these transitions easier by forming a New Professionals Employee Resource Group (ERG). Co-Chairs Matt Ciminella, Carley Corbo, Heather Hamilton, and Sara…Read More

Construction Underway on DCR’s Southern New England Trunkline Trail

BSC was on-site in Franklin last month to see the construction of a rail-trail tunnel designed by our team. The tunnel, which is being constructed using a concrete culvert, will be completed this summer. BSC has provided design, permitting, and survey services under this contract. As part of the design process, our team reviewed a…Read More

Public Participation in the Age of COVID-19

BSC is proud of our ability to connect and engage with diverse stakeholders to deliver projects that reflect community values and needs. While BSC has excelled in community engagement for some time, our planning department has had to quickly adjust strategies and programs in light of the current COVID-19 situation. After a scheduled public meeting…Read More

Monique Hall to Serve as D&I Committee Co-Chair

BSC Group’s D&I Committee is excited to announce Monique Hall as a new committee co-chair. In this role, Monique will help drive BSC’s diversity and inclusion efforts and advance and enhance the firm and profession to a higher level of inclusiveness. Monique said of her new role: “With the variety of expertise at BSC, there…Read More