Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act Signed into Law
This week, the White House released updated fact sheets that highlight the nationwide impact of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the largest long-term investment in our infrastructure and competitiveness in nearly a century.

The state-specific fact sheets highlight how the legislation will deliver to repair roads and bridges, improve transportation options, build a network of EV chargers to accelerate the adoption of EVs, help connect to reliable high-speed internet, eliminate the nation’s lead service lines and pipes for clean drinking water, protect against extreme weather events and cyberattacks, and improve our nation’s airports.

In the coming days and weeks, we expect to receive additional data on the impact of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act state by state. Contact us to see how BETA can help you prepare to receive and benefit from the anticipated funding.
Congratulations to our award-winning team!
Frank Romeo, PE honored by URI Transportation Forum for Outstanding Contribution & Support

Frank Romeo, PE was honored at the 34th Rhode Island Transportation Forum alongside the Honorable US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Honorable US Senator Jack Reed in recognition of their Outstanding Contribution and Support. The Forum, hosted by the Rhode Island Transportation Research Center and the Construction Industries of Rhode Island, is a collaborative effort to recognize the support of engineering industry leaders and also provide opportunity for presentations regarding recent infrastructure investments in the state. Frank has been a long-time supporter of the annual event, as well as the organizations who coordinate it. Read more here.
Francis Marinaccio, PE named APWA Myron Calkins Young Leader of the Year Award

Frank, a Project Engineer in BETA's civil/site engineering group, has worked at BETA since 2017. He is involved with engineering, planning, project management, and construction management and oversight. Throughout his involvement with American Public Works Association (APWA), Frank has been devoted to developing opportunities to increase awareness of the public works profession and to creating a succession plan for both public works and APWA through YP involvement. He has maintained an active role as the New England Chapter’s YP Liaison to National since 2014. Read more here.
Rick Stinson, PWLF awarded prestigious APWA Presidential Leadership Award

The Presidential Leadership Award may be bestowed at the sole discretion of the national APWA President. This year, APWA President Mary Joyce Ivers recognized Rick as a member who has distinguished himself with his leadership in the community and within the public works profession. Rick has an extensive background in the public sector, including 18 years as the Director of Public Works in Wakefield, MA. Rick has been an active member of New England APWA since 1988, having held the roles of National Region 1 Director, Chapter President, and National Delegate, as well as participating on several committees. Read more here.
Every map tells a story: Celebrating our diversity on GIS Day
GIS Day, celebrated on November 17th, is a day dedicated to showing, teaching, and inspiring others. Every map has a story to tell and the potential to make a difference.

As part of Global Diversity Month in October, we wanted to bring awareness to the rich cultures that are a part of each of our employees' lives. With GIS Day and cartography in mind, we decided to tell our story with a map. We encouraged our employees to place pins on a shared map to represent their cultural backgrounds. While we now primarily work and live in New England, we were amazed to see the countries that we and our ancestors began in. Through travel, immigration, and often bravery in the face of adversity, these roots have expanded and brought us together.

Employee Spotlight: Joe McLoughlin, LSP, LEP
BETA Associate Joseph McLoughlin’s expertise is clearly seen in the multitude of services he provides that protect human health and the environment. His work often sets the stage to bring new life to contaminated properties.

With over 28 years of experience, Joe serves a key senior role at BETA, directing a diverse staff of scientists, engineers, and risk assessors conducting environmental assessments, site remediation, Brownfield assessments, soil management, regulatory compliance and indoor air quality assessments.

Interested in brownfields remediation in your community? The FY 2022 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup Grant Guidelines are now available. The application submission deadline is December 1, 2021. Click here for more info.
Welcome to the team!
Charles McCormick, EIT is an engineering designer in BETA's transportation group. Charlie earned his bachelor's in civil and environmental engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

During college, he worked at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation as an Intelligent Transportation Systems Intern. In this role he worked with ArcMAP to update asset locations and visited field sites to locate and update various ITS equipment.

Please join us in welcoming Charlie to the BETA team!
Attention graduating students and job seekers!
We will be hosting our third “Virtual Open House” College Recruiting Event TODAY, November 18, from 3-5pm.

The goal of this event is to provide students with the opportunity to virtually meet and interact with some of BETA’s employee-owners as well as learn more about the various disciplines and opportunities that BETA has to offer. We strongly encourage students to attend this event as it is an excellent opportunity to gather information in their field, explore future possibilities, and ask pertinent questions regarding hiring processes, current needs, culture, benefits, employee ownership, and more! REGISTER HERE.

We are currently looking for talented staff across many of our disciplines in offices throughout New England. BETA will challenge you with interesting work and offers the potential for growth and advancement. Browse our current job openings.