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Cumberland, Old City Projects Win State Engineering Awards 
At the Nov. 6, 2018, City Council meeting, Mayor Madeline Rogero recognized and congratulated City of Knoxville staff and partners for winning two statewide awards for redevelopment projects in the Old City and Cumberland Avenue.

“These projects represent fantastic teamwork across multiple City departments, consultants, contractors and the community,” said Mayor Rogero. “The collaborations and resulting improvements are something we can all celebrate.”

Knoxville was recognized with two "Grand Awards" for projects in the Old City and Cumberland Avenue at the Tennessee Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Awards and 50th Anniversary Gala in Nashville in October.

Vaughn and Melton
Pictured from left to right: Becky Rehorn, Chief Marketing Officer, Vaughn and Melton; David Harrell, Regional Vice President, Vaughn and Melton; Mayor Madeline Rogero; Anne Wallace, Office of Redevelopment; Dawn Michelle Foster, Office of Redevelopment; Jim Hagerman, Engineering; and, Ryan Henley, Project Manager, Vaughn and Melton.

The Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project and consulting team Vaughn and Melton Consulting Engineers Inc. received the “Grand Award” for Special Projects in a Large Jurisdiction.

CDM Smith
Pictured from left to right: Rick Emmett, Downtown Coordinator; Mayor Rogero; Dawn Michelle Foster, Office of Redevelopment; Kassie Holmes, Project Manager CDM Smith; Bob Bowers, Business Development Manager, CDM Smith; and, Jim Hagerman, Engineering. 

The Old City Streetscapes Project along Jackson Avenue and CDM Smith received the “Grand Award” for Surveying and Mapping Technology which used cutting-edge technology to make a 3-D image of the space under the streetscapes which had been altered over time and impacted design and construction work.

These and additional winning projects are now eligible for consideration for national awards to be handed out at the ACEC National Convention, May 2019, in Washington, D.C.
Posted by fmcanally On 07 November, 2018 at 3:08 PM