In the News

2015 |2014

August 27, 2015 — FST has signed a letter of intent to join Stantec

After 101 years of memorable projects and dedicated client service, we have taken a major step toward joining a team that unites more than 15,000 employees working in more than 250 locations. » MORE

August 13, 2015 — FST’s Brenner publishes third book

Brian Brenner, P.E., a vice president and structural engineer in the Boston office of Fay, Spofford & Thorndike, has released his third book, Too Much Information: Living the Civil Engineering Life. Published by the ASCE Press, the e-book is available now, with the hard copy version expected to drop September 30, 2015. » MORE

July 31, 2015 — Burns Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule

The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge project, spanning Lake Quinsigamond and linking the communities of Worcester and Shrewsbury opened both the eastbound and westbound bridges on Thursday, July 23, 2015. » MORE

July 27, 2015 — Tewskbury Rail Trail Getting Great Reviews

FST’s study for a rail trail in the town of Tewksbury received a favorable response at a public outreach session on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. An article in the Lowell Sun quoted Jayne Miller co-founder and member of the Tewksbury Rail Trails committee saying, “I’m feeling really excited about these options. I think it gives us really good visibility into the future of rails trails in Tewksbury.” » MORE

July 15, 2015 — Massport Officially Opens Framingham Garage

Life got a little easier for MetroWest residents and travelers with the opening of Massport’s new Logan Express Garage and Terminal in Framingham. Cleared for use in April while the final construction details were completed, the FST-designed project was honored with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, July 13, 2015. » MORE

June 12, 2015 — Service to Municipalities is a Hallmark of FST

Advice & Service to Cities & Towns Throughout its long history, FST has provided design, engineering, planning and consulting advice and service to municipalities all across the Northeastern United States. Recent examples include asset and pavement management assistance to the Cape Cod town of Mashpee, water supply improvements for the City of Gloucester, a new bicycle and walking trail for the town of Tewksbury, traffic calming in the picturesque New Hampshire town of Dublin, and stormwater management of the Long Creek Watershed in South Portland, Maine. » MORE

May 22, 2015 — Gloucester Public Water System Honored at Drinking Water Awards Day

The MassDEP gave special recognition to the City of Gloucester to acknowledge its vastly improved public drinking water system during Drinking Water Week. A ceremony rededicating Gloucester’s entire system kicked off MassDEP Drinking Water Awards Day festivities on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. » MORE

March 19, 2015 — FST Wins ACEC-NH Engineering Excellence Award

FST's Turner Center Bridge Replacement Project in Turner and Greene, Maine won the American Council of Engineering Companies of New Hampshire (ACEC-NH) Engineering Excellence Award for Structural Systems. » MORE

March 18, 2015 — FST Takes Gold at ACEC Mass Awards

Fay, Spofford & Thorndike's project, Logan International Airport Runway 33L End Safety Area, won a Gold Award at the ACEC Massachusetts 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards.

February 25, 2015 — Remembering George Nelson

Over the course of 63 years – from the day he joined Fay, Spofford & Thorndike in June of 1951 until he retired in July of 2014 – George Nelson contributed immeasurably to the firm's success. Especially in his later years, George provided the kind of invaluable institutional and project-related knowledge that can't be kept in a logbook or computer file. » MORE

January 30, 2015 — Record WEMO crowd greets Lt. Gov. Polito

An audience of nearly 250 attendees of the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) Convention enthusiastically welcomed newly elected Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito at the 12th Annual Women Elected Municipal Official (WEMO) Luncheon on January 23, 2015 » MORE

January 30, 2015 — 80th Anniversary of Cape Cod Bridges Nears

Two of FST's founders, Frederic Fay and Charles Spofford, were the men most responsible for the design of the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges. If you travel over either bridge, you'll see a plaque recognizing FST as the "designing and supervising engineers." » MORE

January 14, 2015 — Antique Model T to Highlight FST's Booth at MMA Conference

Fay, Spofford & Thorndike will exhibit a working 1914 Ford Model T at the Massachusetts Municipal Association's Annual Conference, January 23-24, 2015, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. » MORE