LDA Engineering is excited to welcome Tazio Qubeck, P.E., to the firm’s leadership team. Based in our Nashville office, Tazio is joining LDA’s Middle Tennessee team as a Principal and Senior Client Services Manager. He will be supporting business development, tracking and overseeing projects, providing technical expertise, and supporting team members in working with clients to build stronger, happier communities across Tennessee, Kentucky, and the Southeast region.
The Industrial Development Board of Blount County has awarded a contract to LDA Engineering to provide consulting engineering services related to the design and construction of the Denso Greenway Trail Extension. The project consists of approximately 4,600 linear feet of a multi-modal greenway that follows ADA standards and includes pedestrian lighting and several locations where a boardwalk might be necessary to negotiate grades too steep for a regular greenway trail.
Stefanie Farrell, Senior Project Manager at LDA Engineering, has been named the Tennessee Delegate to the Water Environment Federation (WEF), a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 35,000 individual members and 75 affiliate associations representing water quality professionals around the world.
Future City, a project-based learning program where students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future, has just announced the 2019/2020 competition challenge! This year’s special challenge — to choose a threat to the city’s water supply and design a resilient system to maintain a reliable supply of clean drinking water.
Construction for Phase 1 of a long-term improvement plan for the Alcoa Duck Pond has officially begun.
When LDA Engineering employee Terry Grubb was in high school, he would often go up to the Watuaga Lake area in Butler, Tennessee to take in the scenic wonder. “It has always been a beautiful, pristine place” he says. As a vice president and project engineer at LDA, Terry now has the chance to help introduce others to this lovely spot in Carter County.
On Thursday, February 21st, Chattanooga held its Engineers Week Banquet at the DoubleTree Hotel. Engineers Week (“E-Week”) was founded in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and is among the oldest of America’s professional engineering outreach efforts. The banquet is the culmination of E-Week, which included various engineering related activities, tours, seminars and even STEM competitions for local school children.
The year-end banquet for the ACE Mentor Program of Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia was held on February 5, 2019 at The Church on Main in Chattanooga. Eight high school teams completed the ACE Program this year and showcased their projects at the banquet, complete with table displays, computer and 3D scale models, and oral presentations.
Will Witcher, Associate Engineer at LDA Engineering, is participating in the 2019 Water Professionals Leadership Academy (WPLA), which kicked off in October and ends with a graduation ceremony at the 2019 Water Professionals Conference in August. The WPLA is sponsored by the Kentucky/Tennessee Section of the American Water Works Association (KY/TN AWWA) and the Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Federation (KY/TN WEA). Participants attend sessions in various locations across the region.