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On August 15, EMH&T hosted the second of a two-session series with leaders from the Columbus area development community on Central Ohio housing. The forums facilitated the group in moving toward identifying solutions for the widening gap of available housing in Central Ohio and the expected million-plus new residents in the next 30 years. EMH&T is proud to work with professionals who care deeply about Central Ohio.

Congratulations to OSU Newark and the Central Ohio Technical College on the groundbreaking of the new Alford Center for Science and Technology. EMH&T was proud to provide professional site/civil engineering services as part of the team led by Design Group, Inc. architects for this 60,000 sf state-of-the-art facility that will be dedicated to science and technology education for the two schools’ shared campus in Newark, Ohio.

EMH&T, a 2018 Business First “Best Place to Work” and a 2019 Columbus CEO “Top Workplace” is proud to be recognized on the latest edition of the Columbus Business First “Largest Employers in Central Ohio” list. We are proud to be included with so many great local companies and to represent the local A/E/C industry!

EMH&T President Sandy Doyle-Ahern has been appointed to the Expo 2050 Task Force, which was recently created by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. The Task Force will develop and recommend a long-term vision for the Ohio Expo Center, which includes the Ohio State Fairgrounds, Ohio History Connection, and Mapfre Stadium. The task force will review the Expo experience and develop ideas for getting the most use and enjoyment out of this state land in the future.

On Tuesday, June 18, EMH&T hosted leaders from the Columbus area development community in a conversation about a significant issue facing Central Ohio: the widening gap in available housing. Over 50 individuals attended this discussion focused on how best to address the growing need for housing in the greater Columbus area to accommodate the additional million residents predicted by 2050. EMH&T was pleased to bring together representatives from several Columbus area developers – both single family and multi-family – to discuss this increasingly important topic. A follow-up conversation will occur in August, focusing on how best to move toward solutions for this important issue.

Congratulations to EMH&T’s newest registered Professional Engineers! Back row (L to R): Ryan Irwin, Traffic Division; Jacob Schroeder, Land Survey Division; Kyle Kungle, Urban Design Division. Front row (L to R): Christian Goodrich, Transportation Division; John Bruno, Development Division.

The June issue of Columbus CEO magazine is the annual Columbus Partnership issue and this year it focuses on six of its CEO members, including EMH&T’s Sandy Doyle-Ahern. Each member’s profile article looks at that individual’s “passion project” and how it informs not only their role with the Columbus Partnership, but also their role as a leader in the greater Central Ohio community.

As we celebrate Public Works Week 2019, EMH&T is pleased to announce that its Blacklick Creek Sanitary Interceptor Sewer (BCSIS) project for the City of Columbus, which began its initial design phase in 2007, has reached substantial completion. The tunnel and shafts are fully installed and the shaft construction sites along its length are currently being restored.

The Grange Insurance Audubon Center welcomes two new members to its Stewardship Board. Jim Dziatkowicz, Director of Planning and Landscape Architecture at EMH&T and Scott Doran Director at Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter have been appointed for three-year terms. The Stewardship Board is a ten member board comprised of community leaders who invest their time and resources in supporting the Center whose mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

The Association of Floodplain Managers’ annual Floodplain Management Conference is underway at the Huntington Convention Center in beautiful downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The conference is the premier event for floodplain managers from around the world. This year’s theme is “Flood Fest 2019: The Mitigation and Resilience Tour” and features a range of subject matter experts from diverse fields presenting on the topic, including EMH&T’s Miles Hebert, PE, LEED Green Associate, CFM and Shawn Arden, PE, CFM.

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