Bursich Enhances Land Development, Gov’t Services

Fri August 15, 2008 - Northeast Edition

Bursich Associates Inc., a full-service civil engineering and surveying firm based in Pottstown, Pa., has hired two engineers. C. Craig Forwood will serve as senior project engineer within the Land Development Division and Robert F. Preston Jr. has been named managing engineer for the firm’s Government Services Division.

Forwood comes to Bursich from Horizon Engineering Associates where he served as senior project manager. He will work out of Bursich’s Pottstown headquarters.

With nine years of experience in private sector subdivision and land development and municipal services, Forwood also is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

Preston, who will be working out of the Southampton and Lansdale offices, comes to Bursich from Patton Harris Rust Associates where he served as project manager on residential and commercial developments. He has 10 years of experience in the water/waste water-engineering field.

Preston is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Eastern Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Operators Association, and Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association.

“The hiring of Craig Forwood and Bob Preston fits into our strategy of retooling our business in anticipation of an economic recovery,” said President Scott A. Exley. “Bursich is committed to retaining the best talent regardless of economic conditions.”

Bursich Associates Inc., founded in 1972, is an engineering, planning and land surveying firm based in Pottstown, Pa., with locations in Bucks and Berks counties. The firm specializes in land development site design engineering and storm water management; land planning and landscape architecture; highway and roadway design; bridge, culvert and retaining wall design; water and wastewater engineering; and land surveying in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. With a staff of more than 60 professionals, Bursich services residential, commercial, industrial and institutional clients in the private sector and local, county, state and federal government within the public sector.

For more information, visit www.bursich.com.