In February of 2014, christopher consultants announced its partnership with newly-formed subsurface utility engineering (SUE) company utility professionals inc. UPI was launched January 2, 2014 and is a start-up SUE company providing a full range of subsurface utility location, utility designation, utility survey mapping and test pit facilitation services.
UPI was created to provide enhanced SUE services to their valued clients, which are private and public sector organizations throughout Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. UPI is a multi-disciplinary company focusing on services related to utility infrastructure. The company’s services include utility research, utility designation and interpretation, geographic information systems (GIS) and data management to the design and construction industries. UPI’s services follow the standard of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
UPI was founded by executives at christopher consultants. The founders saw a need in the market for higher-quality, more reliable and efficient SUE work. UPI was built on a history of good work and knowledge of the SUE industry.
UPI’s range of subsurface utility engineering services includes:
- Utility research
- Utility designation
- Utility survey mapping
- Facilitation of test pits