February 2015: In This Issue
Thank you from Olsson Associates
Thank you to everyone for your kind words and actions following the passing of John E. Olsson, our company founder. His legacy will continue to live on in the work we do every day at Olsson Associates. We appreciate your kindness and sympathies.
The Kansas City Business Journal recently announced the winners for its 10th annual Capstone Awards, which honor achievements in Kansas City's real estate developments. Olsson was pleased to be involved with four of the award-winning projects. You can read more about the award and Olsson's award-winning projects here.


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Designing 'glass highways' to transport data


By David Hoelzel, Technology Services


All across the United States, metropolitan landscapes are experiencing exponential growth in highway systems. But these highways aren't meant for cars. Rather, they're data highways, and they're allowing for instant access to data like never before. Olsson Associates is in the middle of this growth, designing and overseeing the installation of fiber optic infrastructure and helping clients make the most of their fiber.



Protected bike lane still on track

By Linda Van Hoosen, Communications

It's been a long time coming. After two years of planning, discussing, and designing, the N Street Protected Bikeway in Lincoln, Nebraska, will become reality by the end of next year. Olsson Associates has helped bring this project to fruition.



Award-winning drainage project mitigates flooding in Phoenix neighborhood

By Rachel Wiester, Marketing

For its work on the Lafayette Interceptor Drain and Outlet project in the Phoenix neighborhood of Arcadia, Olsson's Phoenix Water Resources team won a 2014 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Arizona Engineering Excellence Honor Award.


Air Consulting team expands, invests in new emissions technology to help oil and gas clients

By Paul Kuhns, Air Consulting

With an eye toward the future to best assist its oil and gas clients, Olsson has expanded its roster of professionals who are skilled in operating Optical Gas Imaging cameras,the latest in emission-detecting technology.