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Jun 26

GRW In the News: Nicholasville Fire Station Groundbreaking

A ground breaking was held for Nicholasville, KY's newest fire station. Shown is a GRW rendering of the exterior of the 7,200 SF facility and a snapshot from the event.
 A ground breaking was held for Nicholasville, KY's newest fire station. Shown is a GRW rendering of the exterior of the 7,200 SF facility and a snapshot from the event.

It was a great day for a groundbreaking for the City of Nicholasville's fourth fire station to be built at 785 E. Brannon Road. 

GRW was proud to participate with the Nicholasville's Mayor Pete Sutherland, City Commissioner Betty Black, whose administrative areas are police and fire departments, and Fire Chief Mark Case.

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Jun 05

GRW Names New Vice Presidents

Read more about our five new vice presidents.

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May 31

Midway University Honors GRW's Lyle Wolf

A snapshot of the Spotlight Awards program is shown above left. Above right is a photo of Lyle Wolf, center front, during Midway's ceremony. He's joined by GRW employees, from left, Bob Smallwood, Rob Hench, Harvey Helm, Brad Montgomery (GRW's current president), and Joe Henry. Rick Wolf, second from left, is Lyle's son; he started his engineering career at GRW alongside many of those shown above.
 A snapshot of the Spotlight Awards program is shown above left. Above right is a photo of Lyle Wolf, center front, during Midway's ceremony. He's joined by GRW employees, from left, Bob Smallwood, Rob Hench, Harvey Helm, Brad Montgomery (GRW's current president), and Joe Henry. Rick Wolf, second from left, is Lyle's son; he started his engineering career at GRW alongside many of those shown above.

Midway University's sixth annual Spotlight Awards ceremony included a special member of the GRW team, the firm's second president Lyle Wolf; he served as GRW’s president from 1967 to 1991. GRW joined the universi

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May 30

Congratulations to Kentucky's 2019 SJWP Winners

Ellie Hummel and Jane Hu, at center, left and right, respectively, hold their SJWP certificates. Attending the ceremony were Valerie Lucas, representing KY-TN WEA, at Ms. Hummel's left; Kay Sanborn, representing KY/TN AWWA, back row between the prize winners, and Milad Ebrahimi, representing Louisville MSD, far right. Louisville office team members shown include, from left, Tyler Bridges, Nick Gunselman, Shanna Stone, Josh Flanery, Robert Bates, Joe Pavoni, and Adalyn Haney.
 Ellie Hummel and Jane Hu, at center, left and right, respectively, hold their SJWP certificates. Attending the ceremony were Valerie Lucas, representing KY-TN WEA, at Ms. Hummel's left; Kay Sanborn, representing KY/TN AWWA, back row between the prize winners, and Milad Ebrahimi, representing Louisville MSD, far right. Louisville office team members shown include, from left, Tyler Bridges, Nick Gunselman, Shanna Stone, Josh Flanery, Robert Bates, Joe Pavoni, and Adalyn Haney.

No one can say Louisville high school students Jane Hu and Ellie Hummel don't take water or science seriously. This week they won Kentucky's 2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) for their water-related research. 

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May 23

Louisville MSD Holds Ribbon Cutting for Clifton Heights Basin

Louisville MSD holds ribbon cutting for new wet weather storage basin.

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May 06

GRW Ranked Among Top 500 Design Firms by Engineering News Record

Construction is well underway -- as shown in this shot taken by an unmanned aerial system -- for the Escambia County Correctional Facility in Pensacola, FL.
 Construction is well underway -- as shown in this shot taken by an unmanned aerial system -- for the Escambia County Correctional Facility in Pensacola, FL.

This year marks the 47th year in a row GRW has been named to the Top 500 Design Firms. The annual Top 500 Design Firms ranking is provided by Engineering News Record, one of the industry's premier publications, providing the engineering and construction news, analysis, and data for industry professionals.

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May 01

GRW Welcomes Cory Sharrard

Cory Sharrard, PE, LEED AP, has joined GRW's mechanical engineering team in the firm's Lexington, KY, office. 

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Apr 30

The State of Water Loss in Kentucky and Tennessee

In a report published in the spring 2019 issue of Straight from the Tap, David Osborne, PE, discusses the state of water loss -- also known as non-revenue water -- in Kentucky and Tennessee. Straight from the Tap is a publication of American Water Works Association Kentucky/Tennessee Section.

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Apr 05

Mitch Long Promoted to GRW Vice President

Mitch Long, GRW's newest Vice President, shown at work, far left and at right. With Mitch above left are two other GRW Vice Presidents/Officers, Ben Fister, center, and Rob Hench, seated.
 Mitch Long, GRW's newest Vice President, shown at work, far left and at right. With Mitch above left are two other GRW Vice Presidents/Officers, Ben Fister, center, and Rob Hench, seated.

Mitch Long, PLS, CP, GISP, has been named GRW’s newest Vice President.

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Mar 25

Two GRW Clients & Projects Recognized at ACEC-IN Engineering Excellence Awards Program

Thank you to ACEC-Indiana for sharing photos from your event, like these showing members of our Indianapolis office project team, Joe Tierney, Alex White, George Lewis, as well as representatives from Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District and Fall Creek Regional Waste District.
 Thank you to ACEC-Indiana for sharing photos from your event, like these showing members of our Indianapolis office project team, Joe Tierney, Alex White, George Lewis, as well as representatives from Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District and Fall Creek Regional Waste District.

ACEC-Indiana recognized two GRW-designed projects as State Finalists during its 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards program in March. 

The awards went to two long-time GRW clients; we’ve been working with both Fall Creek and Twin Lakes since 2004:

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Jan 21

Joe Pavoni, GRW Add New Credentials: Assoc. DBIA

Joe Pavoni, above right, is GRW's first employee to earn his Assoc. DBIA credential -- but it's not the first time our firm has delivered projects using the design-build method. The photo shown in the background here was completed for Louisville MSD with GRW as the lead design firm for the design-build of the 1.2 billion gallon per day (BGD) Western Flood Pump Station renovation project.
 Joe Pavoni, above right, is GRW's first employee to earn his Assoc. DBIA credential -- but it's not the first time our firm has delivered projects using the design-build method. The photo shown in the background here was completed for Louisville MSD with GRW as the lead design firm for the design-build of the 1.2 billion gallon per day (BGD) Western Flood Pump Station renovation project.

Joe Pavoni is the first GRW employee to earn the designation Assoc. DBIA (Associate Design-Build Professional) by successfully completing the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)’s comprehensive education, training, and certification testing program.

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Nov 02

GRW Collects Imagery to Assist with Hurricane Disaster Recovery

This cell-phone photo was taking during a flight GRW pilots flew as part of a disaster recovery assignment to collect aerial imagery following Hurricane Michael in Florida.
 This cell-phone photo was taking during a flight GRW pilots flew as part of a disaster recovery assignment to collect aerial imagery following Hurricane Michael in Florida.

GRW used its Vexcel cameras in October to collect imagery of hurricane damage in Florida and Georgia.

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Sep 10

Bob Smallwood Receives 2018 UK Civil Engineering Award

Bob Smallwood receives his 2018 UK Civil Engineering Achievement Award.
 Bob Smallwood receives his 2018 UK Civil Engineering Achievement Award.

Bob Smallwood receives 2018 UK Civil Engineering Achievement Award.

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Apr 18

New Address for GRW's Indianapolis Office

GRW's Indianpolis office has a new address. The team is now located at 9001 N Wesleyan Rd, Suite 200, in Indianapolis. 

Our phone number is the same: (317) 347-3650

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Mar 30

GRW Healthcare Project Breaks Ground

GRW joined Maysville, KY-based healthcare service provider Comprehend in ceremony for facility expansion. 

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Mar 30

Three GRW Projects Garner ACEC-KY 2018 Grand Awards

Three GRW projects receiving ACEC-KY Grand Awards in 2018 were the Frankfort Plant Board's new adminstration and telecommunications headend buildings, and LFUCG's Town Branch Wet Weather Flow Storage and Pumping Facilities.
 Three GRW projects receiving ACEC-KY Grand Awards in 2018 were the Frankfort Plant Board's new adminstration and telecommunications headend buildings, and LFUCG's Town Branch Wet Weather Flow Storage and Pumping Facilities.

ACEC-Kentucky recognized three GRW-designed projects with Engineering Excellence Grand Awards.

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Dec 27

GRW on Design-Build Team for Escambia Co. Correctional Facility

This rendering depicts the southwest view of the new, three-story, 300,000-SF, Escambia County Correctional Facility in Pensacola, FL. The approximately $130-million, two-phase, design-build project will replace the more than 600 beds lost in 2014 following a basement flood and subsequent explosion at the detention center.
 This rendering depicts the southwest view of the new, three-story, 300,000-SF, Escambia County Correctional Facility in Pensacola, FL. The approximately $130-million, two-phase, design-build project will replace the more than 600 beds lost in 2014 following a basement flood and subsequent explosion at the detention center.

GRW is leading the design of a new 300,000 SF, approximately $130-million, correctional facility for Escambia County, Fl.

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Dec 01

Canstruction Teamwork, Creativity, and Lots of Food

From start to finish, Lexington's 2017 Canstruction event was a blend of creativity, sweat, and a competitive, but fun way to collecting food items for God's Pantry Food Bank.
 From start to finish, Lexington's 2017 Canstruction event was a blend of creativity, sweat, and a competitive, but fun way to collecting food items for God's Pantry Food Bank.

The ultimate winner of this year's Canstruction event in Lexington, KY, was God's Pantry Food Bank. More than 22,000 items were collected for the organization that serves 50 counties in the Central and Eastern Kentucky regions.

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Dec 01

GRW Learns from WaterStep, Helps Puerto Rico

GRW's WaterStep fundraiser not only was a success, it was educational and inspiring. Having WaterStep's Tomara Brown (above left) visit our office to give us a hands-on introduction to the organization's water disaster kits was an invaluable highlight.
 GRW's WaterStep fundraiser not only was a success, it was educational and inspiring. Having WaterStep's Tomara Brown (above left) visit our office to give us a hands-on introduction to the organization's water disaster kits was an invaluable highlight.

For two weeks in November, GRW employees learned things about water purification from the point of view of those affected by disaster, including Puerto Ricans recovering from this year’s hurricane season.

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Oct 30

WV DOT Awards Team for Work on Route 10

The West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, recognized Chapman Technical Group and two other firms for their combined work on a project known as South Madison Branch - Guyandotte River Bridge, WV Route 10, Logan County.

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