Industry News

Marco Menendez: Just the Right Fit

Date: June 25, 2019Publication: NC Currents

Author: Marco Menendez

The North Carolina Section of the American Water Works Association (NC AWWA) & The North Carolina Member Association of the Water Environment Federation (NC WEA) recently featured Marco Menendez​, the Southern water/wastewater practice leader, in the spring 2019 issues of their magazine, NC Currents. The article discusses how Marco became interested in this profession, his involvement in NC-AWWA-WEA and how he hopes to expand KCI’s water and wastewater offerings in North Carolina and neighboring states.

Captain’s Cove Fiber to the Home Award

Date: June 22, 2019Publication: Noovis

Author: Justin Wilder

The Noovis board has entered into exclusive negotiations with Broadband Connect, LLC, in partnership with Last Mile Broadband of Maryland LLC, Noovis and KCI, to serve the entire Captain’s Cove community with broadband fiber. The team will provide the project management, engineering, installation, operation and maintenance support for all efforts to provide a reliable Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) network and customer-oriented broadband services for the Captain’s Cove Golf & Yacht Club community.

Deceleration lane, signs, new courts in the works for Charles Carroll Community Center

Date: June 18, 2019Publication: Carroll County Times

Author: Mary Grace Keller

After KCI submitted traffic data showing a projected amount of vehicles entering and exiting the planned Charles Carroll Community Center, the Maryland State Highway Administration requested that the county provide concept drawings of a deceleration lane for the area. KCI was subsequently contracted to design the lane and develop cost estimates for the addition.

The I-59/I-20 Corridor, the Largest Project in the History of Birmingham, Ala., Looks to Reinvent the City’s Business District

Date: June 7, 2019Publication: Roads & Bridges

Author: Brian Budzynski

The massive I-59/I-20 interchange renovation project has been initiated in Birmingham, Alabama. The $750 million venture is the largest construction project in the city to date and will work to reduce traffic congestion and increase the growth of small businesses in the area. KCI provided LiDAR scanning, 3-D models and survey support.

Knowledge Is Power: Improving 311 Customer Service with Two-Way Software Integrations

Date: May 30, 2019Publication: Cityworks Magazine

Author: Madeleine Driscoll, Erin Steinwachs, Joe Murk, Jim Somerville

Madeleine Driscoll, Erin Steinwachs, Joe Murk and Jim Somerville of KCI’s asset management practice recently wrote an article for Cityworks Magazine, which was published in the Spring 2019 issue. The integration of the customer call center software, Salesforce, with the work order management software, Cityworks, enhanced the information available to 311 call-takers, which helped answer citizen inquiries about services provided by Baltimore City Department of Public Works and Department of Transportation​.

Q&A with Austin Broadwater, who urges building owners to think about the birds

Date: May 10, 2019Publication: Indianapolis Business Journal

Author: Mason King

Austin Broadwater, a KCI resource management scientist, was interviewed about his affinity for birds while growing up, his experience with learning about various migratory birds and his suggestions for reducing bird deaths due to building collisions.

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