Inspiring Wonder: A Shout-Out to All Engineers
Full speed ahead, and a thankful nod to the past
So far, 2018 has started like a tidal wave at J.M. Teague Engineering and Planning. We’re involved in lots of our usual winter activities, like traffic impact analysis and traffic counts; training work zone flaggers, installers and supervisors; and other data collection. We’re also getting started on a new comprehensive planning project, and some exciting product testing and development work. We love the variety of work that we do because it gives our talented team of planners and engineers the opportunity to really use their diverse set of skills and experiences. But before we get too far into this new year, we wanted to look back on some of the fun and important work we did in 2017:
Alternative uses for Powell Bill funds
- The planning, construction, and maintenance of bikeways, greenways, and sidewalks within the municipal limits or within the area of any metropolitan planning organization or rural planning organization.
- Transportation Improvement Projects – N.C.G.S. 136-41.4 (effective October 1, 2007) provides municipalities with an option to use some or all its Powell Bill allocation for Transportation Improvement Projects (TIPs) currently on the approved project list within the municipality’s limits or within the area of any metropolitan planning organization or rural planning organization.
- Traffic control purposes, including the purchase and maintenance of traffic control devices and traffic signs and other equipment necessary for proper traffic control;
- Engineering, surveying, and other expenses incurred in qualifying for Powell Bill Funds providing the data is used as basic information for the construction and maintenance of streets; and
- Necessary legal expenses incurred in street improvement programs.
Thank you, Haywood Chamber!
From left: JMTE staff members Josh Freeman; Jim Kellenberger; Kenny Armstrong; Candace Hladick; Mark Teague; Wes Stokes; Haywood Chamber member Steve McNeil, Chair, Business and Economics Committee; Patience Stepp; and Denise Teague
- The company is considered successful by peers
- Sales or profit growth; Expanding the number of employees
- Outstanding public service contribution
- Implementing sustainable and green business practices