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Omni-Means and GHD Merge to Expand Transportation Services

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Omni-Means, Ltd, an award-winning, engineering consulting firm focused on the transportation market, merged with GHD on February 1, 2017. With more than 8,500 people around the globe, GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. With Omni-Means offices in Napa, Redding, Roseville, San Luis Obispo, Visalia, and Walnut Creek, California, GHD enhances their capacity to meet client and market demands for transportation services across the western United States....

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Why aren’t you working with the firm Caltrans hired?

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Blog, News | 0 comments

How does the Caltrans Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE) Process work and how does ICE criteria relate to roundabout operations and geometric design? We can show you! Omni-Means has expertise in designing roundabouts and working with the ICE Process, for projects on and off the State Highway System. This led Caltrans to retain Omni-Means to provide roundabout operational and ICE training for Caltrans staff. The training focused on the use of transportation operational modeling systems to plan and design operational and safety improvements for users of the California transportation system....

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Navigating the Farmersville Roundabouts

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Omni Means and the City of Farmersville are excited about the soon to be completed roundabouts at the Route 198/Farmersville Boulevard interchange. In addition to providing planning and design services for this highly visible City of Farmersville project, Omni Means continued to provide design support during construction. In anticipation of the upcoming opening of the roundabouts to all directions of traffic, Omni Means assisted the City in preparing the traveling public for the new traffic patterns. The image below illustrates the functional elements specific to the Farmersville Roundabouts...

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Rocklin Residents can BREATHE a Little Easier

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Blog, News | 1 comment

A Blue Ribbon Panel of community leaders from Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails (BREATHE) selected the City of Rocklin’s Public Services Department as the recipient of the 2015 Clean Air Award in the Sustainability Category for initiative, leadership and outstanding contributions to clean air in the Sacramento region for the Rocklin Road Roundabouts at S. Grove and Meyers Streets. The Rocklin Road Roundabouts were designed by Omni-Means as part of a roundabout corridor through the City of Rocklin. BREATHE is an organization that has a national reputation for breaking new...

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Omni-Means in Motion at the Local Motion Awards

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Blog, News | 1 comment

Omni-Means is proud to announce the nomination of one of our projects, the South Jaye Street and Montgomery Avenue Roundabout Improvement Project, for the 2014 Tulare County Association of Government’s (TCAG) Annual Local Motion Awards. Access issues along Jaye Street in the City of Porterville were becoming problematic for business owners, motorists and local law enforcement personnel. Chief among these was the prohibition of left-turn egress movements from a fueling station and convenience store onto Jaye Street to gain access back to Highway 190, due to intersection spacing, and...

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Cal Poly Civil Engineering Students Hear from Omni-Means

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Omni-Means’ San Luis Obispo office recently had the opportunity to guest lecture Cal Poly’s Civil Engineering 321 “Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering” class. Rich Krumholz and Nate Stong gave a presentation on roundabouts and enjoyed meeting some of our future transportation industry leaders in the process. Rich and Nate have been engaged in several Cal Poly engineering events in the past, including meetings with the local ITE Student Chapter and last year’s ITE Leadership Summit, which attracted transportation engineering students and professionals from...

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