McGill Helps Town of Marshall with Emergency Repairs

January 4, 2018

McGill Associates assisted the Town of Marshall with permanent repairs to the Redmon Road sewer force main. Repairs were completed in record time to return service prior to the Christmas holiday. Heavy rains on October 28th resulted in a rupture of the sewer force main under the French Broad River. The town secured an emergency loan from the Division of Water Infrastructure for repairs. The short notice repair was a team effort – Faith Underground… READ MORE »

McGill Aids in Renovation of NC School for the Deaf Gym

December 13, 2017

McGill worked with Mathews Architecture to renovate the Western North Carolina School for the Deaf gym, built in 1924, which had been unused for decades. The renovation transformed it into a space for therapy and education that includes a sensory gym, audiology suite, and recreational gym. All meet special lighting and acoustical standards for the deaf population. READ MORE »

City of Asheville and McGill Host Water Line Meeting

September 8, 2017

The City of Asheville, T&K Utilities, Inc., and McGill Associates hosted a public information meeting August 15, covering the Phase 2 McGill-designed water lines in Enka-Candler and Emma to improve public health and safety by replacing undersized and aging water lines and installing fire hydrants. The City of Asheville is replacing 20 miles of water lines, inside and outside of the City, under its current Neighborhood Enhancement Projects. READ MORE »

Multiple McGill Clients Surpass Federal and State Drinking Water Standards

May 10, 2017

The N.C. Division of Water Resources recently honored 51 water treatment plants for exceeding federal and state drinking water standards in 2016, 20 of which are some of McGill Associates’ longtime clients. Though all drinking water systems must meet strict state and federal drinking water standards, the following list of McGill Associates’ clients demonstrated a more rigorous set of drinking water performance goals. READ MORE »

City of Oxford Celebrates 2017 North Carolina Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Master Plan

May 3, 2017

The City of Oxford was successful in securing funding from DWI for significant water and sewer system replacement projects. The water project will replace approximately 35,000 linear feet of 2-inch through 8-inch aged water lines dating back to 1905. The sewer project will replace approximately 25,000 linear feet of 8-inch through 15-inch aged gravity sewers, reducing infiltration and inflow into the sewer system. Both projects are funded by a combination of grants and loans provided… READ MORE »

Town of St. James Celebrates the Grand Opening of Maxwell Drive

April 27, 2017

The completion of the St. James Drive Extension, now formally known as Maxwell Drive, was recently celebrated by the Town of St. James with a grand opening ceremony held on March 24. The ceremony featured speeches from several town leaders including the project’s namesake Mayor Pro Tem, Bruce Maxwell. The ceremony culminated with Bruce taking the first official drive down Maxwell Drive in the Town’s Fire Truck. READ MORE »

McGill’s Knoxville Office Provides CEI Services for the Historic Niota Train Depot

March 27, 2017

McGill Associates’ Knoxville office is providing CEI services to the City of Niota during the restoration of the 163-year-old Niota Train Depot, the oldest train depot in Tennessee and home to Niota City Hall. The Train Depot is currently undergoing repairs and renovations after receiving $378,000 in funding from the Tennessee Department of Transportation enhancement grant; McMinn County will fund a 20-percent local match. READ MORE »

City of Morristown Receives $500,000 Site Development Grant

March 23, 2017

In the latest round of funding awards from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, the City of Morristown learned that it had received a Site Development Grant worth $500,000 for the construction of a roadway for its East Tennessee Progress Center Park. The site, intended for new businesses operations and job growth, secured $500,000 in funds to offset the cost of the construction of a roadway, which is projected at $604,000. The Town… READ MORE »