Grand Conceptor Award

Franson Civil Engineers is pleased and honored to announce that Helper City Utility Improvements was awarded the 2018 ACEC-Utah Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award, recognizing it as the BEST project in the State of Utah. The award was presented at the ACEC-Utah EEA Banquet on November 16, 2017.

Rehabilitation of the Wide Hollow Dam

Franson Civil Engineers created this video by compiling photos taken during the rehabilitation of the Wide Hollow Dam.

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Rehabilitation of Helper City Main Street

Franson Civil Engineers created this video by compiling photos taken during the rehabilitation of Helper City Main Street.

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The Rebirth of Helper

Article originally published in the Utah Engineers Council Journal.

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Ephraim Agencies Team to Save Water Supply

A press release has been issued on behalf of our clients, Ephraim Irrigation Company and Ephraim City, regarding the award of a $1 million grant from the Bureau of Reclamation for upcoming projects. The news article was originally published in the Daily Herald, the Pyramid, and can be found here.

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WaterSMART Grant Winners

Congratulations to two of our clients, who have been awarded grants from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) WaterSMART Program. Awards for the two companies total 27% of the funds granted in Utah ($2 million out of $7.45 million):

  • Benson Irrigation Company — $1,000,000 for the Benson Canal Enclosure Project, which will convert nine miles of open canal into pressurized pipeline in Cache County, Utah.
  • Mountain Green Secondary Water Company — $1,000,000 for improvements to their secondary system, which will improve water efficiency in Morgan County, Utah.

Franson Civil Engineers has extensive experience assisting clients in obtaining funding to plan, design and construct their projects. Within the past decade, we have acquired over $130 million for our clients.

Franson Civil Engineers 25-Year Anniversary

At Franson Civil Engineers, we are celebrating our 25 year anniversary! Founded in 1989 by Jay W. Franson, the firm has flourished as one of the top water engineering firms in the state. Jay began the firm with the values that are still honored today, which include providing specialized capabilities and superior service. Under Jay’s guidance, Franson Civil Engineers has become a national award-winning firm with creative and effective solutions for clients.

Today, we have offices in American Fork and Logan, Utah and an average staff size of 25. 

We look forward to the next 25 years together.