Our History & Industry Highlights

T2 Utility Engineers has been providing Subsurface Utility Engineering and surveying services for decades. Throughout our history, our professionals have been actively involved in industry organizations that develop professional standards and best practices for locating and designating underground and above-ground utilities. T2ue is proud to provide our clients with industry-leading expertise in the management of utility-related risks.

2022

T2ue holds multiple educational webinars about the changes found in the ASCE 38-22 Standard, led by T2ue members of the ASCE Standards Committee.

2022

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases “Standard Guideline for Investigating and Documenting Existing Utilities” (ASCE 38-22), providing more details on best practices to replace ASCE 38-02. Again, our professionals were on the subcommittee that wrote the document.

2021

Mid-December, T2ue becomes a member of the Kiwa Group of companies, a Netherlands-based leader in testing, inspection, certification, and consultancy.

2021

Ranked #7 in Trenchless Technology 2021 Top 50 Engineering firms. The top ranked 100% Subsurface Utility Engineering services firm for the third year.

2020

Ranked #6 in Trenchless Technology 2020 Top 50 firms. The top ranked 100% Subsurface Utility Engineering services firm for the second year. 

2019

Ranked #8 in Trenchless Technology 2019 Top 50 firms. The top ranked 100% Subsurface Utility Engineering services firm.

2019

Cardno’s Utility Engineering & Surveying (UES) Area becomes a separate firm, T2 Utility Engineers.

2019

Canadian operations expand into Province of Alberta with an office in Edmonton.

2018

Colorado signs Senate Bill 18-167. A licensed professional engineer is required to approve underground utility plans. T2ue contributed expertise to the legislation.

2017

T2ue becomes wholly owned by Cardno and rolls into Cardno’s US UES (Utility Engineering & Surveying) Area.

2015

T2ue launches CCTV services in Canada.

2015

T2ue leads the industry, offering Multi-Channel GPR (MCGPR) STREAM technology in Canada, and later in the US.

2015

Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI) is launched by ASCE to develop and advance industry standards. T2ue is proud to be a founding and sustaining member.

2012

TSH/TBE JV becomes – T2 Utility Engineers (T2ue) in Canada.

2008

TBE Group merges with Cardno in the United States. TSH merges with AECOM in Canada.

2004

One of the first in Florida to offer terrestrial LiDAR technology. Often combined with above-ground laser data.

2003

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) published the Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data, known as ASCE 38-02. Our professionals were on subcommittees that wrote the standards.

2002

TBE Group and TSH Associates create Canadian-based TSH/TBE Subsurface Utility Engineers Joint Venture with an office in Whitby, Ontario.

1997

Tampa Bay Engineering expands into the northern US with Indiana office.

1995

TBE Group begins offering surveying services as an extension of Subsurface Utility Engineering.

1993

Tampa Bay Engineering establishes Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) services and begins a long-standing relationship with Florida Department of Transportation.

1991

The US DOT Federal Highway Administration encourages the use of Subsurface Utility Engineering on highway projects.

1984

Tampa Bay Engineering is established.

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