When it comes to airports, safety is job #1. What’s job #2?

The Jackson County Airport terminal area apron had degraded to point where repairing the apron wasn’t a viable option. Geotechnical borings of the pavement section were so thin that a mil and overlay project wasn’t even feasible, so it was determined that a comprehensive apron rehabilitation project was required to properly remedy the situation. However,…

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WK Dickson promotes Weston Boles to Vice President

WK Dickson is pleased to announce that Weston Boles, PE, has been promoted to Vice President. Having taken on the role of Practice Area Leader in our Land Development group in February 2021, Weston and his team of engineers and designers have taken the practice to historic new levels of collaboration and success. Weston joined WK…

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WK Dickson welcomes new project manager – Tricia Malinowski, Ph.D., PE

WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of Tricia Malinowski, Ph.D., PE, as a project manager for our watershed services practice in Charlotte, NC. Tricia has over 25 years of experience advising public and private sector clients in environmental compliance and water resources engineering, planning, and management. Her principle areas of expertise are Clean…

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WK Dickson welcomes new project manager – Anita Robertson

WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of Anita Robertson, PE, as project manager for our North Carolina water resources practice in Raleigh, NC. Anita has over 20 years of progressive engineering and management experience, including process design, remediation engineering, municipal water and wastewater engineering, project management, state and local environmental permitting, state and…

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WK Dickson promotes Weston Boles to Land Development Practice Leader

WK Dickson is pleased to announce that Weston Boles, PE, has been promoted to land development practice leader. In this role, Weston will be responsible for leading the growth and development of WK Dickson’s land development group in existing and new strategic locations throughout the southeast. He will also continue in his role as program…

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WK Dickson wins engineering excellence award for $32M stormwater culvert project

WK Dickson has received an Engineering Excellence Honors Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina for our work on the Town Creek Culvert Project in Greenville, North Carolina. The original culvert built-in 1935 was failing in multiple places, and the city was experiencing severe localized flooding. This $32 million capital improvement…

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WK Dickson wins ACEC-GA Engineering Excellence People’s Choice Award

WK Dickson wins ACEC-GA Engineering Excellence People's Choice Award

In late 2019, WK Dickson was honored to have won a 2020 ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence State Award for our work on the Wastewater Treatment Facility in Dahlonega, GA. The state award is the organization’s highest category. Today we learned we were also awarded the People’s Choice Award, as revealed this morning during a live…

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WK Dickson welcomes new aviation program manager – Chris Birkmeyer

WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Birkmeyer, PE, as program manager for our South Carolina aviation practice. In this role, Chris will be responsible for leading project delivery, business development, and strategic growth of the aviation group in South Carolina and surrounding areas. With over 25 years of service in the…

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Can you recycle a taxiway? You can.

Heavy equipment piles large rocks and gravel at a construction site

RDU’s Taxiway F, originally constructed between 1986 and 1988, has deteriorated due to age, as well as Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) in the concrete, and is scheduled for rehabilitation. Currently, the project is in its first year of a two-year construction effort to replace a portion of the taxiway. This $26 million project involves removal of…

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Rebuilding Eden

Rebuilding Eden- Image of a forested river

Although named for the idyllic garden of the Old Testament, the city of Eden, N.C., has battled infrastructure challenges that have been anything but paradise. Formed in 1967 through the consolidation of three old mill towns and one sanitary sewerage district, the city inherited an aging wastewater collection system that has struggled with chronic sanitary…

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: Town Creek Culvert

After completing a citywide stormwater Master Plan for Greenville, NC across its entire 35 square mile jurisdiction, WK Dickson served as the engineer to retrofit the Town Creek watershed, which encompasses the majority of the uptown area that is quickly redeveloping. Because this area was prone to flooding that causes safety, as well as property…

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: Infiltration Gallery – How does it work?

In many areas of the U.S., our drinking water supply comes from a nearby river. But how does that water get from the river to your faucet? One method of extracting water from a river is through something called an infiltration gallery. What exactly is an infiltration gallery and how does it work?

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Integrating Green Infrastructure into Your Community

Integrating Green Infrastructure into Your Community

We integrate green infrastructure into your projects by helping you navigate the funding, regulatory environment, design, and implementation of these practices to add value through increased resiliency and performance. Why is green infrastructure needed? Communities are continually facing challenges associated with our changing climate – including more intense and frequent storms and flooding associated with…

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NCSD Ashley Interceptor Rehabilitation Phase 8 Surprises and Successes

NCSD Ashley Interceptor Rehabilitation Phase 8 Surprises and Successes

The Ashley Interceptor Rehabilitation – Phase 8 differed from previous phases of the Sewer District’s interceptor rehabilitation program because in addition to the sections of the interceptor that was laid in the marshes associated with the Ashley River, other portions were constructed within narrow, live oak lined roads in an upscale neighborhood. The setting(s) proved…

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