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The Burns Group Acquires Orth-Rodgers & Associates, Inc.


The Burns Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Orth-Rodgers & Associates, Inc. (ORA), an award-winning engineering and planning firm specializing in highway, bridge and traffic engineering, environmental services, and public involvement. Matthew Burns, President/CEO of Burns, emphasized that “The addition of ORA’s core highway and bridge talents reinforce Burns’ mission of applying uncommon skill to solve the toughest engineering challenges. We’ve worked together with ORA on several transportation projects to guide clients to successful engineering solutions. The addition of ORA’s transportation expertise adds tremendous capabilities to help us deliver a superior client experience.”

Steven Bolt, PE, President of ORA, becomes Vice President of the newly formed Highway Group at Burns. Bolt noted that “We will continue to deliver the responsive professional services our clients expect, with the same team, and without interruption.” Jill Thompson becomes Business Development Manager for Burns.

Orth-Rodgers & Associates, Inc. (ORA) has provided transportation engineering, planning and environmental services since 1977. With offices in Malvern (PA), Mechanicsburg (PA), and Nevada, ORA has served a variety of public and private clients including state departments of transportation, municipal and county government, and private developers. ORA has a reputation for bringing innovation to projects and offering creative real-world solutions to help clients meet their goals.

The Burns Group provides professional engineering design and construction management for clients in the transportation, municipal, water resources, higher education, and energy markets. Burns has a 50 year reputation of exceptional client service, employee commitment and technical quality.

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