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HWC Aquatics Projects Keep Indiana Residents Cool

With summer in full-swing, the sweltering Indiana heat and humidity is here to stay. Not to worry – HWC has recently partnered with several communities throughout Central Indiana to provide oasis from the sun’s rays and keep Hoosier families cool this season.

Residents near Lebanon can enjoy the newly-opened Seashore Water Park, while those farther west can seek Greencastle’s Bob York Splash Park. HWC has eastern Indiana covered, too, with the recent revitalization of the Portland Water Park. Indianapolis, HWC’s headquarter location, has also seen a new water project come to fruition with the Douglass Park Pool.

No matter what side of the city you’re on, HWC has got you covered with a place to cool off this summer. Check them out for yourself!

            

            

HWC Announces New President, Terry Baker

CONTACT: Katie McLear, Marketing Manager                      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHONE: 317.981.1292 or 317.694.7034
EMAIL: kmclear@hwcengineering.com

HWC Announces New President, Terry Baker
Firm’s current president, Ed Jolliffe, named chairman of the board and CEO

INDIANAPOLIS (July 2, 2018) – HWC Engineering today announced two strategic organizational changes that will best position HWC to better serve its clients and employees for sustainable growth.

Terry Baker has been named president of HWC, effective immediately. Baker joined HWC Engineering in 2010 and previously served as HWC’s executive vice president.

Ed Jolliffe will take on a new role as chairman of the board and chief executive officer (CEO). Jolliffe joined HWC Engineering in 2009 and previously served as HWC’s president.

Baker and Jolliffe have been majority owners of HWC since they led a management group who acquired the company in 2013. Under their leadership, the firm has grown from 50 to more than 100 full-time employees in five offices across the state. Annual service revenue is expected to top $18 million in 2018.

“This is an exciting time for HWC. I am excited and humbled to take on this role,” said Baker. “Everything we do is predicated on creating opportunities for our talented employees to grow and to provide outstanding professional service to our clients. I look forward to helping serve and sustain our long-term efforts to do both.”

“Terry is an experienced and capable leader with deep expertise in the engineering industry,” Jolliffe said. “His contributions and dedication to HWC, our employees and our customers have been immeasurable. I look forward to continuing our long relationship from my seat on the board.”

This is the latest exciting news for HWC. In recent years, the firm has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for three consecutive years; opened two additional offices around the state; signed the largest infrastructure design contract in the firm’s 25 year history; and is annually ranked by the IBJ as one of the state’s Largest Engineering Companies.

About HWC Engineering

HWC Engineering is a full-service planning and infrastructure design firm that provides water, wastewater, stormwater, transportation, inspection, site engineering, survey, landscape architecture and planning services for both the public and private sectors.

Founded in 1989, HWC has offices in Indianapolis, Terre Haute, New Albany, Lafayette, and Muncie.

For more information about HWC Engineering, visit www.hwcengineering.com or the company Facebook page.

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Marc Hildenbrand Joins HWC Engineering

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CONTACT: Katie McLear, Marketing Manager
PHONE: 317.981.1292 or 317.694.7034
EMAIL: kmclear@hwcengineering.com

Marc Hildenbrand Joins HWC Engineering

New Albany, Ind. (June 26, 2018) – HWC Engineering welcomes Marc Hildenbrand to our New Albany team as senior project manager. Hildenbrand will use his industry expertise to support land/site development in the New Albany and Louisville area.

“Marc is a great fit for the HWC team,” said HWC President Ed Jolliffe. “His experience and unique skill set will allow us to expand our land development services to better serve our clients in the New Albany and Louisville area.”

Hildenbrand is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and has 20 years of civil engineering experience. Hildenbrand’s expertise includes commercial, industrial and government site design and construction. He comes to HWC Engineering from River Ridge Development Authority in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

While with the River Ridge Development Authority, Hildenbrand managed over $50 million of road and utility infrastructure improvement projects throughout all stages of development and managed property maintenance operations for the 6,000-acre property. In addition, Hildenbrand was responsible for overseeing the operations of the water system that served the industrial and commercial customers located within the River Ridge Commerce Center.

HWC Engineering opened its New Albany office in 2016 in an effort to better serve and support clients in the greater Louisville area. In two years, the New Albany office has grown to nearly 20 employees. Approximately 15 percent of HWC’s business comes from clients in Southern Indiana and the greater Louisville area.

About HWC Engineering

HWC Engineering is a full-service consulting engineering firm that provides water, wastewater, stormwater, transportation, inspection, site engineering, survey, landscape architecture and planning services for both the public and private sectors.

Founded in 1989, HWC has offices in Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Lafayette, Muncie and New Albany.

For more information about HWC Engineering, visit www.hwcengineering.com or the company Facebook page.

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HWC Celebrates Groundbreaking in Hammond, Indiana

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HWC recently joined the mayor of Hammond, Thomas McDermott Jr., to break ground on Edison park. The $1.8 million Edison Park Project is the first of many park projects in Hammond.

HWC is working with the city to provide construction document development, bidding assistance and construction administration services associated with the neighborhood park project.

The park will feature a playground with rope climbers, agility course equipment, inclusive play features, a slide and swings. The park will also include porch swings, soccer courts, a skating area, an open recreation field, plaza space, a shade structure, signage, site furnishings, landscaping, and decorative site lighting.

Click here to read more.

Take a virtual tour of the park here.

HWC Engineering Awarded Two 2017 ACEC Indiana Engineering Excellence Awards

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Contact: Katie McLear
Phone: 317-981-1292 or 317-694-7034
Email: kmclear@hwcengineering.com

HWC Awarded Two 2017 ACEC Indiana Engineering Excellence Awards

INDIANAPOLIS (March 21, 2018) – Two HWC Engineering projects were recognized for engineering excellence by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Indiana at an awards luncheon on March 15.

The Zionsville Creekside Corporate Park Project received a Merit Award, and the Franklin King Street Corridor Project received a State Finalist Award.

The Engineering Excellence Awards are presented annually by ACEC Indiana to recognize engineering achievements, which demonstrate the highest degree of merit and ingenuity, by Indiana consulting engineering firms.

About the Projects

Zionsville Creekside Corporate Park

Creekside Corporate Park, owned by the Zionsville Redevelopment Commission, is a state-of-the-art project that enhances Zionsville’s quality of place and improves the community’s overall economic well-being.

A conservation office park, Creekside includes corporate headquarters and office buildings built alongside beautiful ravines and woodlands. In fact, 29 percent of the property is preserved as woodlands, waters of the US and wetlands. Creekside includes 66 acres on the north side of 106th Street in Zionsville. Of these 66 acres, 47 acres are developable and 19 acres are maintained for green space and passive recreation. Creekside is the first office park in the Indianapolis region to fully utilize low impact development, and it is the first choice for conscientious corporations that appreciate the natural setting and amenity-rich surroundings.

Click here to view project photographs.

Franklin King Street Corridor

HWC Engineering worked with the city of Franklin, Indiana to complete the Franklin King Street Corridor Project. The King Street corridor, previously SR 44, is the primary gateway from I-65 into the city of Franklin.

Project improvements serve as a gradual gateway into Franklin with an emphasis on enhanced roadway elements, such as curbed and planted medians, reduced lane widths and other traffic calming features. Pedestrian improvements were also added along the north and south sides of King Street to improve connectivity to the surrounding neighborhoods, schools and the Franklin Historic Trail System. The resulting project creates a signature gateway statement at I-65 and a new linear park corridor to welcome visitors into the recently revitalized downtown.

Click here to view project photographs.

About HWC Engineering

HWC Engineering is a full service consulting engineering firm that provides water, wastewater, stormwater, transportation, inspection, site engineering, survey, landscape architecture and planning services for both the public and private sectors.

HWC Engineering, headquartered in Indianapolis, has additional offices in Lafayette, Muncie, New Albany and Terre Haute.

For more information about HWC Engineering, visit www.hwcengineering.com or the HWC Engineering Facebook page.

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HWC Engineering Named One of the Best Places to Work in Indiana

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CONTACT: Katie McLear                                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PHONE: 317-981-1292 or 317-694-7034

EMAIL: kmclear@hwcengineering.com

HWC Engineering Named One of the Best Places to Work in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 20, 2018) – HWC Engineering was named one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for the third consecutive year.

The statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Indiana that benefit the state’s economy, workforce and businesses.

Rankings were determined through employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys. Employee feedback provided as part of the application process will be used to further improve HWC.

The final rankings will be announced at an awards dinner on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Final rankings will also be published in the May-June issue of the Indiana Chamber’s BizVoice magazine.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Indiana program, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkIN.com.

About HWC Engineering

HWC Engineering is a full service consulting engineering firm that provides water, wastewater, stormwater, transportation, inspection, site engineering, survey, landscape architecture and planning services for both the public and private sectors.

Founded in 1989 in Terre Haute, Indiana, HWC has additional offices in Indianapolis, Lafayette, Muncie and New Albany.

For more information about HWC Engineering, visit www.hwcengineering.com or the company Facebook page.

 

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HWC Trails Increase Character & Connectivity in Indiana Communities

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The weather is getting chilly, but there’s still time to get outside and hit the trails before winter (and the snow) comes.

HWC has worked with Indiana communities on a variety of trail projects, from downtown trails to resort trails to riverfront trails. Each trail type includes features that enhance community character and connectivity.

Keep reading to learn more about some of the trail projects HWC has completed.

DOWNTOWN TRAIL HIGHLIGHT
Gateway Trail – Delphi, IN

HWC worked with Delphi, Indiana to complete the Gateway Trail Project. The project included installation of a multi-use trail with period street lighting, handicap-accessible ramps, brick paver accents, site furnishings, wayfinding and landscape areas. The trail created critical connections amongst schools, historic neighborhoods and other points of interest in the community.

PARK TRAIL HIGHLIGHT
Fall Creek Trail Extension – Indianapolis, IN

HWC Engineering designed the Fall Creek Trail Extension Project in Indianapolis. The shared-use path runs from Skiles Test Park to Fort Benjamin Harrison Park. The 10-foot-wide path winds along the scenic Fall Creek corridor and includes portions of trail within the floodway, allowing trail users to experience the flowing creek waters.

 

RESORT TRAIL HIGHLIGHT
Ferguson Trail – French Lick, IN

The Ferguson Trail in French Lick connects the French Lick Hotel and West Baden Springs Hotel. The Ferguson Trail follows the scenic back roads between the hotels and overlooks the valley golf course.

 

RAIL TO TRAIL HIGHLIGHT
Muscatatuck Trail – North Vernon, IN

HWC worked with North Vernon, Indiana to complete the Muscatatuck Trail Project. The multi-use asphalt trail connects the Muscatatuck County Park to downtown North Vernon. The trail begins in North Vernon and extends through several neighborhoods along a former railroad right-of-way before ultimately connecting to the Muscatatuck County Park.

 

RIVERFRONT TRAIL HIGHLIGHT
Kitselman Trail – Muncie, IN

HWC is leading the design of the Kitselman Trail Project in Muncie, IN. The project will revitalize a brownfield site and surrounding area to connect the Cardinal Greenway and the White River Greenway with a pedestrian bridge over the White River.

 

 

Project Highlight – Monon Trail Widening & Resurfacing Project

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HWC is working with the Indianapolis Department of Public Works to complete the Monon Trail Widening and Resurfacing Project. As part of the project, a 10.5-mile stretch of the existing trail from the 10th Street trailhead to the 96th Street trailhead will be widened and resurfaced. 

Because of its complex nature, the project will be completed in phases. Phase I is currently underway and focuses on the project’s schematic design. This phase will determine how to best solve key issues and overcome challenging existing conditions prior to beginning the project’s design phase. Phase I will establish a complete project approach, schedule and budget.

Project Highlight – The Shoppes at Whitestown

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The Whitestown Plan Commission recently gave final approval for The Shoppes at Whitestown, a RealtyLink project coming in 2018. HWC completed surveying, engineering and landscape architecture for the project.

The $50 million development will be located north of Whitestown Parkway and west of Main Street, just east of I-65 at Exit 130. A new roundabout will also be constructed at the main entrance of the complex.

The complex will consist of two large buildings with more than 270,000 square feet of retail space and room for close to 20 tenants. The project will also include the development of seven out-parcels that will attract restaurants and boutique shops. The complex also features green space, including a pocket park. Bicycle racks are included to encourage nearby residents to walk or bike to the center.

Click here to read more about the project.

 

HWC Partnering to Transform Muncie Brownfield Sites

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HWC Engineering is working with several public, private, local and state partners, including the city of Muncie, Cardinal Greenways, INDOT and the Kitselman Pure Energy Park to complete three projects in Muncie.

The projects include the reconstruction of the East Jackson Street Bridge, the Kitselman Trailhead and the Kitselman Pure Energy Park. These projects will revitalize the former Indiana Steel and Wire and King Indiana Forge brownfield factory areas.

HWC is currently leading the design of the Kitselman Trailhead Project. The $13 million project was planned in partnership with Land Collective. The project will revitalize a brownfield site and surrounding area. The project has been divided into three construction phases.

  • Phase I consists of the restoration and installation of the old Bridge 85 and temporary trail connections to Cardinal greenway.
  • Phase II includes construction on the eastern side of the river and the former Indiana Steel and Wire employee parking lot, including a White River greenway trail connection. A large lawn area will also be constructed on the old parking lot.
  • Phase III includes construction on the western side of the river, which includes areas of the former King Forge property. Large art sculptures will be implemented in this phase to act as gateways to the city.

Major construction of the trailhead area will begin this summer and continue for several years. Click here to read the full article in the Muncie Journal.

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