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R.A. Smith National’s Nathan Vaughn Obtains Wisconsin Land Surveyor Registration

by Tyler hauser 22. March 2011 07:00

BROOKFIELD, WIS. – Nathan Vaughn, survey transportation technician, of R.A.Smith National – a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm – Brookfield, Wis., has obtained his Wisconsin land surveyor registration.

Vaughn has eight years of experience in surveying on projects for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, local government and the private sector. His field surveying experience as both crew chief and crew member includes boundary, ALTA/ACSM Land Title, subdivision, topographic, engineering, and as-built surveys, as well as construction staking. Nathan’s office experience includes drafting and production of highway right of way plats, ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, preliminary and final subdivision plats, certified survey maps, plats of survey, easement exhibits, property exhibits, plats of survey, and 3D laser scanning deliverables. Vaughn’s expertise also includes utility location and research, construction inspection and geographic information systems (GIS).

Vaughn has a bachelor's degree in geography with a minor in environmental studies from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. He is a resident of Johnson Creek.

CTH Y (Barker Road) Roundabout, Brookfield, Wis. Wins 2010 Top Projects Award from "The Daily Reporter" and "Wisconsin Builder"

by Tyler hauser 18. March 2011 07:00

Barker Road Roundabout BROOKFIELD, WIS. - The CTH Y (Barker Road) and CTH M (North Avenue) roundabout, Brookfield, Wisconsin, was recently selected as a 2010 Top Project by “The Daily Reporter” and “Wisconsin Builder.” The new multi-lane roundabout vastly improved one of Waukesha County’s top 10 most dangerous and severely congested intersections. R.A.Smith National – a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm – Brookfield, Wis., provided construction services, traffic engineering and landscape architectural design services. One Source Consulting provided design engineering. MTJ Roundabout Engineering provided capacity analysis, horizontal design and design review services through 60-90% plan development; field inspection; and layout assistance for pavement markings.

R.A. Smith National also provided professional services for two other Top Project award winners including Madison Children’s Museum (provided landscape architectural design and civil engineering) and Marquette University Law School (provided civil engineering and surveying). An awards ceremony honoring these and other Wisconsin construction projects will be held on May 25 at the Country Springs Hotel, Pewaukee, Wis.

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