Aurora Research Associates, LLC (ARA) is an EDGE/DBE certified cultural resource consulting firm with extensive experience in architectural and archaeological survey, the National Register of Historic Places, and environmental consulting for local, state and federal agencies. ARA was established in 2011 by Courtney Fint Zimmerman and is an Ohio EDGE-certified firm as well as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) with the Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia Departments of Transportation. ARA is prequalified in History/Architectural Investigations, Categorical Exclusions and Section 4(f)/6(f) Reviews with ODOT. The firm has been competitively selected for the WVDOH Cultural Resource Services Statewide Agreement since 2013 and has successfully completed a variety of Section 106 architectural survey and review projects under this contract. ARA has also provided Ohio State Historic Preservation coordination and review, including Section 106 Project Summary form and I-Form completion, for sewer and transportation improvement projects in Toledo and Akron.