URS Corporation was founded in 1951, and incorporated in 1957, as Broadview
Research – a research group active in the areas of physical and engineering
sciences. In 1967, management developed a growth strategy focused on building a
multidisciplinary professional services firm. In 1968, Broadview Research
acquired United Research Incorporated (URI) of Cambridge, Massachusetts. During
this period, the name Broadview Research was changed to United Research
Services, which was later shortened to URS.
The URS Cleveland Office, formerly Dalton, Dalton, Newport Inc., has been
providing architectural and engineering services to both public and private
sector clients in and around the City of Cleveland and surrounding areas for
over 50 years.
URS provides consulting services in planning, design, and construction
management for architectural and engineering projects as well as planning and
environmental consulting services to both public and private sector clients.
The firm is one of the nation’s largest professional service organizations
whose total staff of more than 27,500 includes some of the most distinguished
and experienced representatives of the architectural and engineering
URS’ staff includes urban planners; landscape architects; architects; civil,
structural, geotechnical, mechanical, fire protection and electrical engineers;
engineering economists; computer specialists; estimators and specification
writers; construction managers, inspectors, and schedulers; and the full range
of technical and support personnel. These professionals have extensive
experience and project insight gained from experience on similar projects
across the country.
With over 180 employees, URS Cleveland uses its local office structure and its
national capabilities to provide clients with the best possible scenario -- a
mixture of professionals with local knowledge of issues, contractors,
regulations and national experts familiar with industry advancements and new