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City Of Memphis Taking Steps After Sewage Leak

Local 24 | CW30 | Fox 16 | LocalMemphis.com - May 2, 2016

It has been about a month since a broken pipe leaked more than 350 gallons raw sewage into McKellar Lake and Cypress Creek. The Department of Environment and Conservation Division of Water Resources with the state of Tennessee wants to make sure the city is meeting their deadlines to fix the problem and make sure it wont […]

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Advanced metering being studied for Cookeville utility departments

The Herald Citizen - April 25, 2016

COOKEVILLE — The Cookeville City Council has approved a measure to evaluate equipment that could simplify billing and usage issues for its utility departments. Engineering firm Allen and Hoshall has been hired as a consultant to develop specifications for an advanced metering infrastructure and assess the specific needs for such equipment of all city utility […]

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Recycling: A crucial component of LEED construction practices

American Recycler News - April 1, 2016

For more than a decade, there has been a significant push toward sustainable construction initiatives. Green methodologies in the construction and waste reduction process are now taking center stage for construction projects, both large and small. The goal is a simple one: to extend, preserve and recycle resources used in the sustainable construction initiatives. As […]

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U of M to build three pedestrian crossings over railroad tracks

Memphis Business Journal - March 29, 2016

The University of Memphis has reached an agreement with Norfolk Southern Corp. to build three pedestrian crosswalks across the Southern Avenue railroad tracks. The U of M has started construction on a $1.6 million effort to build pedestrian crossings across the railroad tracks that divide the university’s main campus from its recreation center, alumni offices […]

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Allen & Hoshall’s Legacy Spans Memphis

The Daily News - March 5, 2016

To an outside observer, the building process might seem segmented with planning, architecture, engineering and consulting firms all providing necessary aspects to the finished project. Allen & Hoshall tries to simplify the process with its comprehensive offering of all those services and more. Whether it’s mechanical or plumbing engineering for a building project or wastewater […]

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$200M Parkside at Shelby Farms clears first hurdle

The Commercial Appeal - February 12, 2016

The proposed, $200 million Parkside at Shelby Farms cleared the first of many hurdles Thursday by gaining the heavily conditioned approval of the Land Use Control Board. The board approved a planned development that would “activate’’ the now-quiet, north edge of vast Shelby Farms Park with 1,200 apartments in 21 buildings, plus 50,000 square feet […]

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Harahan boardwalk now extends nearly halfway across the Mississippi

The Commercial Appeal - October 22, 2015

Harry Pratt stepped onto a newly poured slab of concrete at one end of the Harahan Bridge Thursday and looked toward the east — and the future. “This is our trailhead on the west,” said Pratt, technical project manager for the $17 million bicycle-pedestrian boardwalk that’s being built on the 99-year-old railroad span over the […]

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Study: City should make more asphalt, replace plant

The Commercial Appeal - October 13, 2015

Steamrolling contractors’ hopes, a new study says the city of Memphis should expand its hot-mix asphalt production while preparing to spend upwards of $2.5 million on a new plant. After looking at a mix of options, including outsourcing roughly 22 jobs, the study’s authors said the best deal for the city would be to keep […]

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Methodist to expand emergency room

Memphis Business Journal - July 31, 2015

A Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare hospital is about to break ground on a renovation and expansion project that will make the emergency department a bit roomier. July 30, brg3s architects filed a $5.4 million permit to renovate and expand the emergency department of Methodist South Hospital at 1300 Wesley Drive. Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare filed […]

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City to raise water, sewer rates

April 15, 2015

The City of Vicksburg is raising the fee it charges customers for water and sewer service. In a tiered system presented by a utility committee comprised of city employees, during a work session of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, customers who use less than 2,000 gallons of water per month would see no increase. […]

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