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Safety Tips for After a Storm

September is National Preparedness Month and typically the most active month of Hurricane season. During hurricane season we tend...

Giving Back

This is the time of year when each of us gives thanks for the many gifts that we have. We are especially thankful for the gifts of...

Navigating Holiday Parties Safely
Brace yourselves, the holiday parties are coming! The end of the year brings plenty of opportunities to celebrate with clients...
Reasons to Consider a Career in Engineering Consulting

With more than 303,000 jobs in civil engineering, and expected job growth in the coming years, we wanted to share a few reasons...

Drive Like You Work Here
April 8 – 12, 2019 is National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW). This year’s theme is “Drive Like You Work Here.” The annual...
Women in Construction Week

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is celebrating Women in Construction (WIC) Week March 3-9, 2019. The...

Holiday Giving Back
This is the time of year when each of us gives thanks for the many gifts that we have. We are especially thankful for the gifts of...
Winter Safety

Winter presents more diverse and severe safety challenges than any other season. Our homes, cars, and other machinery are less...

Veteran's Day
In honor of Veteran’s Day, we’d like to share some stories from a few of our own employees who have served in the military. Tell...
STEM Halloween Projects

With the crisp autumn air and changing leaves, it’s time to celebrate fall. Halloween is around the corner and we wanted to share...

Emergency Preparedness - Tornadoes

Many of us are familiar with watching a tornado on the evening news. People who live in certain parts of the Continental United...

Labor Day – More than just a Summer Picnic

It’s hard to believe that summer is nearly over, and that Labor Day is just around the corner. Traditionally celebrated by outdoor...

CANthedral – CANstruction Chicago 2018
ECS Chicago has teamed up for the fourth consecutive year with FitzGerald, Eriksson Engineering Associates and Power Construction...
Professional Engineers Day

To celebrate Professional Engineers Day, hear from a few of our licensed professional engineers about why they decided to become...

Where in the World Does ECS Vacation?
We asked our team where they vacation and why that location is important to them. Scroll through this interactive map to check out...
Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks Safety Tips As National Safety Month continues and July 4th is right around the corner, we want you to enjoy the...

Summer Safety Tips

As part of National Safety Month, here are some safety tips for you and your family to keep in mind during this season. Sun...

A Letter to the Families of ECS Team Members
Dear Families of ECS Team Members, We know that you count on your loved one coming home to you safe every day and so do we. Your...
Eliminate Distracted Driving
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving has become a significant safety issue on American highways. Many...
Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day began in 1970 and has turned into a global event recognized by more than 190 countries. We can demonstrate how much we...

The History of National Work Zone Awareness Week
Coinciding with the beginning of the roadway construction season, each April the construction industry celebrates National Work...
ECS’ 30th Anniversary Story: A Look Back to 1988

ECS was established on February 15, 1988. Things were a bit different back then. We transport back to 1988 to take a look at what...

Celebrating International Clients' Day
The most valuable part of a business is the clients.
Women in Construction Week
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is celebrating Women in Construction Week by highlighting women as...
Celebrating Engineers Week
This year's Engineers Week theme is Engineers: Inspiring Wonder. While gathering information to celebrate our 30th anniversary, we...
College Programs Q&A
Did you know that ECS offers College Programs to reinforce education through practical, hands-on work experience? Our programs...
ECS Gives
How We Give Back to Our Community At ECS, we strongly believe in giving back to our community. Our offices participate in a...
Welcome to the Table
Our team shares who they'd invite to Thanksgiving Turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and...
Honoring Our Veterans
ECS has always held a special regard for our employee owners that service in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our founders, Henry Lucas and...
National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month We rarely think they will happen to us, but a natural disaster can happen anywhere in the...

So You Want to Redesign Your Website?

As part of our website redesign launch, we wanted to share some insights we learned as we went through the process of creating our...

Are You HEART-SAFE?

Relax: I’m not going to talk about heart attacks or medical issues. June is National Safety Month. Safety training can be mostly...

Got GRIT

The ECS PAWS (Promoting All Women’s Strengths) program was founded in 2015 to encourage professional women’s growth through...

Work Zone Safety

After 28 years of experience completing transportation-related geotechnical design phase services and construction-phase testing...

Bring on the Pi

Happy Pi Day! Pi, otherwise known as π, is an irrational number that is the ratio between the diameter and the circumference of a...

Nominations for Best Engineering Film

Movies have the ability to inspire. From the beginning of time, stories have taught life lessons and encouraged dreaming. As...

Fundamentals Of Football And Business
“Gentlemen, this is a football. This is how you hold a football,” - Vince Lombardi Just as football stresses the fundamentals of...
Responding To Tragedy With Service –A 9/11 Retrospective
ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC Subsidiary President Leo J. Titus was a first responder at the Pentagon on 9/11/01. He’s had time during the...
Engineering, Education, and the 2016 National Spelling Bee

Feldenkrais. F-e-l-d-e-n-k-r-a-i-s. Feldenkrais You may not be familiar with this word, but it was one of the winning words from...

Fawn Lake Dam

What good is waterfront property when there’s no water? In the winter of 2015, the residents of Fawn Lake in Spotsylvania County...

OSHA Final Rule: Silica Dust Exposure

OSHA issued its final rule for respirable crystalline silica on March 24, 2016. Considering that silica was first listed on OSHA’s...

EPA Issues New Regulations

On August 31, 2015 EPA issued proposed new rules for management of hazardous waste for the pharmaceutical industry and for general...

Flood Recovery - Infrastructure Failures

The unprecedented flooding in South Carolina reminds us of not only the dangers of high waters during the initial event, but also...

Flood Recovery - Dams

The unprecedented flooding in South Carolina reminds us of not only the dangers of high waters during the initial event, but also...

Flood Recovery - Environmental Considerations

The unprecedented flooding in South Carolina reminds us of not only the dangers of high waters during the initial event, but also...

ASCE Report Card for America’s Infrastructure
If the United States had to apply for college admission based on this grade, it would have a slim chance of being admitted: With...
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