Civil Engineering. Structural Engineering. Land Surveying. Since 1972.
In 1972 Mike Lane founded J. Michael Lane and Company while simultaneously being a partner in TAE, Inc. and Conlan Engineering & Construction Corporation. He was joined by Lawrence Simonetti and Patrick Teter in 1978. By the year 1988, Mike sold his interests in both TAE and Conlan and formed Lane Engineers, Inc. with Larry and Pat.
Over the years, Lane Engineers Inc. has developed into a company known for engineering and surveying excellence and has earned the respect of municipalities, developers and contractors alike. During this time frame, we expanded our licensures to multiple states to better serve our national clients across twenty-five states.Read More
Recent News Items
November 24, 2015 |
I ran across a product recently called Google Cardboard. It’s been around for a few years now, but it never crossed my path until recently. Google Cardboard is a very inexpensive virtual reality (VR) platform. It’s a very ingenious device to bring VR to the masses. Google doesn’t actually sell the device, but makes their specifications available for anyone wishing to construct one of their own. It just so happened that when I discovered this cool device, I had a very bright high school intern in my office. I challenged him to make the 2.0 version of Google Cardboard. We only found the templates for the 2.0 version online, but had trouble locating the...
April 13, 2015 |
Beginning July 1, 2015, the 2013 California Building Code will be removing the requirement for grooved borders at curb ramps, blended transitions and islands. Grooved borders consisted of a 12” wide series of grooves ¼” wide by ¼” deep at ¾” on center along the top of the curb ramp at the level surface of the top landing and at the outside edges of the flared sides. The reason for the grooved border requirement being eliminated is grooves do not meet ADA standards because they are too similar to the surrounding surface to be properly detected. They can be confused with grooves between sidewalk panels and cracks. Also, miscellaneous debris can collect in the...
December 23, 2014 |
Lane Engineers Year in Review 2014 December is always a good time to take a moment and reflect back on the past year’s accomplishments. We can definitely say things are looking positive for Lane Engineers, Inc. We hired a new Engineer-in-Training to better serve our clients and to address the additional workload we experienced over this past year. Kevin Nunes, EIT, is a Tulare native and a Civil Engineering graduate from University of California, Davis. Besides quickly learning the civil engineering side of our company, Kevin has taken an important role in developing our CAD technology capabilities. Speaking of technology, we completed our first few projects utilizing “point clouds.” This amazing technology takes advantage...