Tips to Use When Selecting a Civil Engineering Firm

January 23, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re looking for ways to improve your existing residential or commercial site, or if you’re considering erecting a new building or constructing an addition, it’s important to begin your development process by hiring a qualified civil engineering firm. Working with trusted civil engineers can help you understand the limitations and capabilities of your site, and allow you to ascertain the best way to move forward and make your dreams become a reality. However, not every civil engineering firm is of the same caliber. Some companies are more adept at executing certain types of civil engineering projects, and it’s important... View Article

Be in the Know: How Construction Site Staking Keeps the Job on Track

January 9, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

When working on your home or commercial site, it’s extremely important that you have quality survey work performed prior to breaking ground. Construction site staking can help you and your team ensure that your construction project is executed on time and on budget. Working with a trusted local surveying or civil engineering company is the best way to make sure that your site is properly staked before you begin your construction project. During the staking process, a team of qualified surveyors will lay out stakes in areas where they recommend specific types of site improvements so as to ensure that... View Article

Frequently Asked Questions About Land Planning in Muscogee County, GA

January 1, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

At Moon, Meeks, Mason & Vinson, Inc., we frequently receive questions about the nature of our land surveying and land planning in Muscogee County, GA. Here are some examples of those questions and more information about the work we perform in our area. Q: What does a land planner do? Land planning is the practice of setting the location of buildings, walkways, streets, open spaces and other elements of planned communities. These tasks often require a background in land surveying or civil engineering, so land planners are either people who have been trained in those areas or are people who... View Article

What Are ALTA Surveys in Muscogee County, GA?

December 18, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

At Moon, Meeks, Mason & Vinson, Inc., among the services we provide to our clients are ALTA surveys in Muscogee County, GA. But what exactly do these surveys entail, and what are they used for? ALTA land title surveys are comprehensive boundary surveys that are conducted in accordance with the national standards set by the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (formerly known as the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping). These surveys have been specifically designed to fulfill the needs of banks, lending institutions, title companies and various corporations as part of the... View Article

Civil Engineering Explained

December 5, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

“Civil engineering” is probably a term that you have heard before—but do you know what civil engineers do? Unless you are a part of the profession, there is a good idea you have little sense of what civil engineers in Columbus, GA fill their days with! Civil engineering provides a crucial function that allows societies to build and thrive. If you are a land owner, then there is a good chance you will interact with a civil engineer at some point in your life. So, what do civil engineers do? How do you become a civil engineer? And how can... View Article