LDA inc. Expands into Fiber Communication

We are excited to announce the official launch of LDA Fiber! LDA Fiber develops high-speed fiber systems for telecommunications and infrastructure clients to meet the need of public and private investments to expand the reach of dependable, high-speed internet. For 40 years, LDA Engineering has worked to build stronger, happier communities through sustainable, creative, and economic infrastructure solutions. Our employee-owned … Read More

Three options given for critical Town greenway connection – by farragutpress

May 17, 2023 by Tammy Cheek Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen was given three options to connect the Turkey Creek Greenway between Brixworth and Sheffield subdivisions during a workshop before its regular meeting Thursday, May 11. While no action was taken at the workshop, Town administrator David Smoak said the greenway connection is a “project that is in the current … Read More

LDA Engineering promotes Matt Movahed to senior vice president

LDA Engineering has promoted Matthew “Matt” Movahed to senior vice president of engineering. In this role, he will serve as a member of the executive leadership team and will manage all engineering team members and their assignments to projects and programs. “Matt sets the example as a leader and excels in his engineering expertise,” said Jason Brooks, CEO of LDA … Read More

Annoor Academy of Knoxville team takes top honors in Future City Competition

LDA Engineering hosts regional STEM event for students to address solutions to sustainability issues A team from Annoor Academy of Knoxville won first place in the Future City Competition, a middle school science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program, and will move to the national competition in February in Washington, DC. For the sixth consecutive year, LDA Engineering has participated … Read More

Treatment Facility Response to Covid-19

The measures that treatment facilities and operators are taking during the time of this virus (COVID-19) are not typical and may seem drastic. However, the actions they are taking help ensure the continuation of water supply and wastewater treatment.

Johnson City – Continuing Redevelopment through the Epidemic

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.

New Water Quality Technology Program at Pellissippi State

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

Today’s Minds Tapping into Tomorrow’s Future City

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.

Johnson City Celebrates 150 Years

Congratulations to Johnson City, Tennessee on its 150th anniversary!  The city kicked off its year of special commemorative events last January with the revealing of the 1969 time capsule and finished up in December with a community celebration in King Commons Park and the sealing of a new time capsule.

Development Versus Infrastructure

The economy is thriving in 2019 and everyone is attempting to make the most of it, including developers.  Land prices are increasing as large tracts are not as readily available near municipalities. Whether commercial or residential, development increases the tax base for municipalities, which helps fund the local and state infrastructure programs.