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Darion Warren joins Waggoner as project manager

Waggoner Engineering has announced the addition of Darion Warren, CFM as a Project Manager in our Jackson office. In his new role, Warren will be interacting with and serving our public agency clients to ensure that we are delivering value to their projects. “Darion has spent his career in public works and in leadership of capital programs for public agencies ...

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Jackson State engineers improvise slopes made of Yazoo Clay that’s blamed for costly erosions on highways

Two Jackson State University civil engineers, along with graduate students, from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been working on Mississippi highway slopes with notorious Yazoo clay. Dr. Sadik Khan  and Dr. Farshad Amini from the College of Science, Engineering and Technology have been leading a project funded by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). They’re studying six ...

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Eley Guild Hardy and Barlow Eddie Jenkins announce merger

Eley Guild Hardy Architects and Barlow Eddy Jenkins have announced their merger, effective May 18. New member of the Eley Guild firm are as follows: Charles “Chuck” C. Barlow, Jr., AIA – Principal Chuck Barlow graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Mississippi State University. As a testament to the quality of his academic achievements, at graduation, he was ...

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Buddy Black joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Structural Engineer

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., has announced that Buddy Black, PE, has joined the firm as a Senior Structural Engineer in the Birmingham office. Black has more than 40 years of experience with the Alabama Department of Transportation, including 37 in the Bridge department. His experience at ALDOT included nine years as a bridge designer, 10 as a bridge design section supervisor, 10 ...

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Brent Story joins Neel-Schaffer as Georgia Director of Transportation Services

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., has announced the addition of Brent Story, PE, to our Georgia Operations as Director of Transportation Services. Based in Neel-Schaffer’s Atlanta office, Brent will play an integral role in enhancing our services to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). Having spent his entire career with GDOT, Brent brings over three decades of diverse project experience to his new ...

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Neel-Schaffer names Cunningham engineer manager for Starkville office

Neel-Schaffer, Inc. has announced that John Cunningham, PE, has been promoted to the position of Senior Engineer Manager for the firm’s office in Starkville. Cunningham joined Neel-Schaffer in 2007 and has more than 25 years of experience as a Project Engineer and Project Manager for a wide variety of projects and disciplines. He is a Vice President with the firm ...

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Hinds parkway segment in Byram cited in national engineering competition

The Jackson -based joint venture of Waggoner Engineering and IMS has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 53rd annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for Segment 2 of the Hinds Parkway in Byram. The fully functional, 3.53-mile standalone roadway from Davis Road to Parks Road will eventually become part of the ...

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David Calvert joins Waggoner to lead construction services

Waggoner Engineering has hired David Calvert as the firm’s new Senior Discipline Manager for Construction Services. In his new role, Calvert will coordinate and supervise a wide variety of projects and work closely with specialized contractors and other personnel to maximize efficiency and productivity. “We are very fortunate to have someone of David’s caliber join the Waggoner team,” said Bill ...

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Two Vicksburg researchers earn Black Engineer of the Year awards

LeKenya Walker and Cameron Thomas, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center employees in Vicksburg, are winners of the 2020 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) for Modern Day Technology Leaders. The award recognizes African-American scientists and engineers around the country who are shaping the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as well as promoting diversity and ...

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