Gresham, Smith and Partners is pleased to announce the official opening of a new office in Chattanooga, Tenn. The firm, which is headquartered in Nashville and has operated an active Knoxville office for many years, is committed to growing its operations in East Tennessee. The newly established Chattanooga presence supports firmwide growth, allowing GS&P to better serve its clients with closer proximity to East Tennessee projects and stakeholders. The office is located at 1100 Market Street, Suite 600, Chattanooga, Tenn., 37402.
“As our clients and projects continue to increase throughout the state, we believe our presence in Chattanooga will better connect us with clients, business partners and projects in East Tennessee,” said Al Pramuk, P.E., chief executive officer at Gresham, Smith and Partners. “Chattanooga’s location will also position us well to utilize resources in our nearby Nashville, Knoxville and Atlanta offices. We also look forward to getting more involved in the local community in order to deepen our knowledge and enable GS&P to deliver solutions that will support the economic development and quality-of-life interests of the region.”
GS&P is already serving Transportation and Water + Environment clients in the Chattanooga area. Local Transportation services are being led by Bert Kuyrkendall, P.E., who joined the firm in 2017 and brings strong transportation-industry experience and knowledge of the city’s transportation networks. Kuyrkendall previously served as the city transportation engineer for the City of Chattanooga, where he led efforts to establish a complete streets ordinance, drafted transportation design standards, developed citywide implementation plans for bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and coordinated the funding, design and construction of numerous bicycle, pedestrian, transit and complete street projects.
Additionally, the firm’s Water + Environment market will be providing engineering services for the City of Chattanooga’s Waste Resources Division (WRD) supporting the Wastewater Consent Decree Compliance Program for the Interceptor Sewer System.