Uplifting Communities Through Downtown Revitalizations

March 9, 2021

From street furniture, native landscaping, and decorative paving, to sewer replacements and underground utilities, McGill provides a complete package of downtown streetscape revitalization services. Our land planning and recreation team is passionate about working with communities and their stakeholders to develop a design, budget, and schedule to bring each one of their visions to life. READ MORE »

State Water Infrastructure Authority Awards Funding for Infrastructure Improvements

February 26, 2021

McGill secured over $11 million in funding in the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) fall 2020 round for 8 communities. These funds were allocated from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF), Asset Inventory and Assessment (AIA) grant program, and Merger / Regionalization Feasibility (MRF) program. READ MORE »

Imagining Tomorrow: Celebrating Engineers Week 2021

February 19, 2021

Engineers Week
To celebrate Engineers Week 2021, we interviewed five of our engineers from different disciplines. Each of them shared their story and what being a part of this exciting profession means to them. Common themes of teamwork, problem solving, and facing new challenges emerged in each interview. In their answers, you can find a group of passionate and motivated team members who are committed to their work, teams, and clients. Through this, we hope to inspire… READ MORE »

Asheville’s Downtown Haywood Streetscape Complete

February 9, 2021

Haywood Intersection with Battery Park
What started as a maintenance project in Downtown Asheville turned into a renovation of the entire Haywood Street corridor, from Vanderbilt Place to College Street. McGill was honored to partner with the City of Asheville to provide surveying, site design, and construction administration for this important project. READ MORE »

All About the Journey: Meet Mike Hanson, McGill’s Eastern Regional Manager

January 21, 2021

Mike Hanson Featured Image
Michael Hanson (Mike), PE, LEED AP, joined McGill in 2018 to expand and grow McGill’s water resources service offerings for communities across the Southeast. With over 30 years of experience and licensed in nine states, Mike brought to McGill expertise in watershed assessments, stormwater master planning, drainage infrastructure design, wetland creation, stream restoration, floodplain management, and water quality modeling. In a little over two years, he has built a dedicated team of water resource professionals… READ MORE »

Mission North Tower in Asheville Recognized by ENR as Best Healthcare Project Nationwide

January 14, 2021

Mission North Tower
Engineering News-Record (ENR) recently named Mission North Tower in Asheville the Best Healthcare Project nationwide. The project was previously recognized as the Best Healthcare Project in the Southeast and has now been recognized as one of the twenty best projects nationally. ENR stated, “The 12-story, 615,000-sq-ft concrete surgical tower is Asheville’s largest-ever construction project, providing more than 200 acute and intensive-care rooms, a 79-bay emergency department, and 10 operating suites.” READ MORE »

McGill Virtual Christmas Party is a Success

December 21, 2020

McGill Christmas Party Tree Ornaments
2020 has brought many challenges for everyone. As we navigate this new territory, we search for ways to stay close to each other in a social-distanced world. This year at McGill, we found a solution to bring everyone together and celebrate the holidays in a safe and fun way - a virtual Christmas party! In previous years, the whole McGill team has met for the annual Christmas party in Asheville, but this year, although we… READ MORE »

AWIA Brings New Federal Guidelines to Communities

November 9, 2020

The recently implemented America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) may be a new requirement with a new name, but it is built on the same fundamental principles of previous Safe Drinking Water Act vulnerability assessments, now called risk and resiliency assessments (RRAs), with additional emphasis on cyber security and natural hazards. Having assisted over 40 municipalities and private clients achieve compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, including risk assessments, emergency response plans, asset inventories, and… READ MORE »

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