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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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Chattanooga Airport upgrade to double rental car space

Free Times Press - September 24, 2014

Chattanooga Invista employee Judy Ciulis says the nylon manufacturer regularly rents cars at Lovell Field so she’s looking forward to a $1.5 million upgrade that would almost double the lot’s size. “The company uses it a lot,” she said as she returned a rental car last week, adding that the revamped space will offer people […]

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