Employee-owned firm also announces $120,000 in engineering scholarships In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Knoxville-based LDA Engineering has made a $500,000 renewed commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and also has dedicated $120,000 in college scholarship funds. The company has invested in STEM and additional engineering education and outreach in all of its markets, and in 2015 … Read More
Joe Martin has joined the LDA team as a geomatics/GIS analyst. Since joining our geomatics department in late 2020, he already has contributed to various projects such as the use of Civil 3D in a large streetscape design project for Johnson City; assistance with GIS on a sanitary sewer rehabilitation project for Metro Water Services in Nashville; and draft of … Read More
LDA is excited to welcome Ethan W. Skaggs, PE as the newest member of firm’s leadership team. Based in our Memphis office, Ethan is joining LDA’s team as a Principal Engineer. He will be managing transportation and public works infrastructure projects as part of a team working with clients to build stronger, happier communities throughout Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and the … Read More
What started as a comprehensive Downtown drainage study in 2008 has evolved into a multiple phase redevelopment effort for Johnson City. Several capital improvement projects over recent years, including the construction of Founders Park and King Commons, have alleviated flooding issues, created beautiful and useable green space, and promoted economic redevelopment in and around the Downtown District.
In 2017, when Pellissippi State Community College applied for an ATE grant through the National Science Foundation to fund the establishment of a new program to prepare students for careers in water and wastewater treatment plants, LDA Engineering enthusiastically supported that effort. We understood fully the need that public utilities and private companies have for water/wastewater certified operators and the … Read More
Future City is a STEM program for middle school students to imagine, research, and design sustainable cities of the future. These students use their creative minds to collaborate in teams to design innovative solutions and sustainable cities of tomorrow. The student teams work with engineering professionals and teachers as mentors throughout the year in the development of their future city.