McGill’s Practice Areas Collaborate as a Full-Service Firm on the Bobby Setzer Fish Hatchery

August 27, 2021

Setzer Fish Hatchery Project Feature
At McGill, we offer a wide variety of resources through multiple practice areas on projects of all scopes and sizes. These practice areas include: water and wastewater; civil engineering; water resources; solid waste; electrical engineering; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP); survey and construction; land planning and recreation; environmental; and consulting services. The Bobby N. Setzer Fish Hatchery renovation project is a large, in-progress project through the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) and involving many… READ MORE »

The City of Asheville’s North Fork Reservoir Spillway and Embankment Improvement Project Receives the ASDSO National Rehabilitation Project of the Year Award

August 19, 2021

In July, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) selected the North Fork Reservoir Spillway and Embankment Improvement Project in Black Mountain as the 2021 National Rehabilitation Project of the Year. The ASDSO offers this award annually to one project in which the ASDSO, “recognizes a unique remedial design, for a project of any size, that advances the state-of-the-art in the field of dam safety and exemplifies the professional engineering and construction standards that… READ MORE »

McGill’s Knoxville Office Shows Success in Jefferson City

August 11, 2021

Jefferson City Industrial Complex
McGill’s Knoxville, Tennessee office is our gateway to eastern Tennessee and works closely with many public and private clients throughout the area. Through our projects and partnerships in the area, we have had the honor of assisting communities with services in all practices. One such project with great success is our work with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD), and the City of Jefferson City on the Jefferson… READ MORE »

Phase 1 of Fountain Park Residential Subdivision Complete

July 21, 2021

McGill recently completed Phase 1 of the Fountain Park Residential Subdivision. The project is located off Pond Road near the Asheville Outlet Malls and consists of 100 single-family homes and 140 townhouse units on approximately 55 acres. The development infrastructure was completed summer of 2020 and now the residences in Phase 1 are completed and occupied. READ MORE »

Creating a Competitive Edge in Grant Applications

July 15, 2021

Every organization strives to create a competitive edge during the grant application process. At McGill, our team of seasoned grant writers, researchers, engineers, and administrators are here to help you and your organization gear up to secure as much funding as possible to move your project forward. Let’s look at four areas of focus to set your project apart. READ MORE »

Roadway Complete and Providing Rewarding Views from the Top of Southcliff

July 7, 2021

McGill has been assisting Southcliff, a gated residential mountain community that is located just 7.5 miles from Asheville, with the phase 3 section of roadway —also known as the Cliff Top Estates area. Our team recently finished paving this area and completed water line turnover to the City of Asheville in the summer 2020. This project included assessing the current roadway condition, evaluating ditches / culverts, and developing construction drawings to complete this phase in… READ MORE »

McGill’s Hickory Office Welcomes Summer Engineering Internships

June 30, 2021

McGill has a long history of mentoring young engineers from interns to project managers. This summer, we welcome two college students to the Hickory office as engineering interns. Our interns will be working as part of our water and wastewater team. Lillie Williams attends North Carolina State University and tutors students in math in her spare time. Nathan Treadway joins us from Emory & Henry College, where he studies physics and plays baseball for the… READ MORE »

Haywood Streetscape Bustling with Activity

June 29, 2021

The timing of the completion of the Haywood Streetscape renovation could not be more perfect. With the lifting of Covid restrictions, and people ready to travel, Asheville’s tourism scene is picking back up. Last Monday night, a stroll through downtown revealed busy restaurants; people dining inside and out, people shopping, and the energetic LaZoom bus in full effect. READ MORE »

McGill Continues Work with the Town of Hoffman

June 21, 2021

With the aid of the McGill team, the Town of Hoffman was awarded a Community Development Block - Infrastructure (CDBG-I) grant last year in the amount of $1,350,000 from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) for Phase 2 of the Hoffman Wastewater project. McGill is honored to have worked with Hoffman in applying for the grant and is now moving forward with engineering services and grant administration for this special project as Phase… READ MORE »

Safety Through Smoke Testing

June 16, 2021

McGill’s mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) practice area offers a variety of services that support the safety of our clients and their projects. Most recently, our team provided smoke testing to aid in the annual inspections for local luxury hotels in the Asheville area, including Hotel Indigo and Renaissance Asheville Hotel. These hotels trust McGill to perform these vital tasks for their facilities. READ MORE »



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