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The Lane Group is a certified small business with three offices located in Abingdon, Big Stone Gap, and Galax, Virginia
The Lane Group, Inc provides Engineering, Architecture, Environmental, and related consulting services to municipal governments, state and federal agencies, and private sector clients in Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Services include planning, design, resident project representation, construction administration, and aid in grant procurement.
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TLG staff members were working extra hard yesterday to meet the deadline for grant applications to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). TLG strives to be the region’s leader in assisting our clients in obtaining state and federal funding. This funding cycle, TLG submitted VDH applications totaling nearly $8 Million. We are hopeful that these projects will be approved for funding, bringing much needed infrastructure improvements to numerous communities throughout our service area.
The Lane Group is pleased to have recently been selected by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to serve as a professional engineering and architectural open-end term service provider. TLG has provided professional services to DCR since 2007 completing over 25 successful projects at state parks across our beautiful Commonwealth. TLG’s current projects include the renovation of the historic Foster Falls Hotel in the New River Trail State Park; the Pedestrian Bridge Replacement at Hungry Mother State Park; and the Massie Gap Parking and Vault Toilet at Grayson Highlands State Park. TLG is proud to continue our relationship with this outstanding state agency!
On Monday, February 25, 2019, TLG Geotechnical Engineer Les Sutherland, PE accompanied Town of Big Stone Gap personnel in evaluating a major landslide adjacent to the Town’s Water Treatment Facility. Thanks to the Virginia State Police, the crew was able to get an aerial view of the area, which allowed them to better assess the risks associated with the landslide.
TLG HOST LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES NO. 7
On Thursday, March 7, 2019, The Lane Group (TLG) hosted Lunch and Learn Series No. 7. The series was titled Infiltration and Inflow Effects, Discovery, and Remediation Methods. Speakers for this series were Mr. Bill Spencer with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Mr. Mike Hoffmaster with Pleasants Construction Refine America, and Mr. Bobby Lane, PE with TLG.
Approximately 30 participants received comprehensive training on infiltration and inflow (I&I) in public sanitary sewer collection systems. Subjects included I&I discovery, prevention, and various proven methods of reduction. Also discussed were the effects of I&I on the treatment process, the state regulatory reporting process, potential funding sources for improvements, and sewer line repair and solutions.
Participants received two hours of continuing education credits. TLG would like to thank everyone for attending.
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TLG was commissioned by the St. Charles Water and Sewer Authority, which is now consolidated with the Lee County Public Service Authority, for the design and construction of the St. Charles System-Wide Water Improvements Project Phase IB. The project includes approximately 10,000 L.F. of 8-inch or smaller waterline, 42 service reconnections, and related water system appurtenances. The project is funded by the Virginia Department of Health. The project is currently being constructed by Hill Construction, Inc. and is projected to be completed in March 2019.
The Lane Group has received two recent opportunities to participate in a weekly professional career planning breakfast program hosted by Galax High School. Different career topics are advertised within the school system each week, applicable professionals from the community are invited to share, and interested students enroll to attend. Architectural Department Head, Doug Williams, presented experiences during the ‘Architecture and Building Construction’ session. Civil Designer, Steven Archer, will take part in a future ‘Engineering and Applied Sciences’ session.
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Happy New Year from TLG!!!!
Good luck to the Chilhowie Warriors and Graham G-men football teams today as they play in the State Championship games! Bring those titles back to Southwest Virginia!
The Lane Group (TLG) prepared the Preliminary Engineering Report and Environmental Report for this $18.5 Million Project and also assisted the Washington County Service Authority in obtaining project funding. The funding package includes over $9 Million in grant funding from USDA Rural Development. The project will provide much needed sanitary sewer service to Western Washington County.
ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Service Authority recently received $18.5 million in financial assistance that will be used to expand sewer services.
TLG would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.
Our offices will be closed on Monday, November 12 in honor of Veterans Day. Offices will re-open on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:30 a.m.
TLG would like to thank all who have served and continue to serve our country.
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On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, The Lane Group (TLG) hosted Lunch and Learn Series No.6. The series was titled Infiltration & Inflow Effects, Discovery, and Remediation Methods. Speakers for this series were Mr. William Spencer with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Mr. Mike Hoffmaster with Pleasants Construction Refine America and Mr. Jon Broskey, PE with TLG.
There were approximately 45 people in attendance that were treated to lunch in addition to two hours of continuing education credits. We would like to thank everyone for attending.
On Fridays during the month of October, TLG employees will be wearing pink to honor survivors of breast cancer, remember those lost to the disease, and to support the progress we are making together to defeat breast cancer. Go Pink or Go Home!!
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Water on Tap! At long last, the residents of the Twin Oaks, Wyatt Hollow and Harr communities and the Jacobs Creek Job Corp in Sullivan County, Tennessee have a safe and reliable source of drinking water. Construction of the 19th District Water System project is complete. The $3.5 million project included the construction of approximately 45,000 feet of water line, a 150,000-gallon water storage tank and a booster pump station. The project was funded by USDA Rural Development, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and the U.S. Department of Labor. The Lane Group assisted Intermont Utility District with planning, funding acquisition, design, inspection and construction administration. This is why we exist as a company…because we believe that the residents of southwest Virginia, northeast Tennessee and northwest North Carolina should have adequate, reliable and affordable infrastructure to improve their quality of life. We are proud to have played a part in this successful project!
TLG held its 8th Annual Client Appreciation/Charity Golf Scramble on Friday, September 14th at the Glenrochie Country Club in Abingdon, Virginia. There were over 100 people in attendance. This year, TLG chose to assist the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center as our charity. The Southwest Virginia Cancer Center is a community-based facility located in Norton, Virginia, where patients spend several hours per day receiving treatments. The Center currently serves approximately 100 patients per day and our goal was to provide some small things (like moisturizers, puzzle books, and hard candy) that can help make the patients’ days a little more comfortable. Together, we collected several boxes of needed items and $2,011 for the Cancer Center!
The winners of this year’s scramble were the Town of Dobson, NC (1st place), the Town of Chilhowie, VA (2nd place), and the Scott County Public Service Authority (3rd place).
We would like to express our appreciation to everyone that came out and participated in this event!!
The Lane Group was proud to participate in the inaugural Scott County Public Service Authority’s (SCPSA) “Annual Gathering” on Thursday, August 23rd. The event was held at Natural Tunnel State Park and was a gathering of SCPSA employees, consultants, contractors, suppliers, and regulatory partners. The day-long event included training classes, supplier/vendor displays, food, music and speakers.
TLG is hiring for the following position:
The Lane Group (TLG) is seeking a full time Licensed Surveyor for our office in Abingdon or Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Applicant should be licensed in Virginia and preferably also Tennessee. Please send resume with reference in confidence to The Lane Group, 310 West Valley St. NW, Abingdon, Virginia 24210 or [email protected]. TLG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Congrats to the Abingdon Falcons on winning the State Senior League tournament. On to the Southeast Regional tournament to represent VA!!
The Abingdon Falcons are on their way to the state tournament in Salem! They play tomorrow at 1:00. Good Luck Falcons!! TLG would also like to wish the best of luck to the Patrick Henry Rebels Baseball, Virginia High Bearcats Baseball, Honaker Tigers Baseball, Richlands Lady Blue Tornado Softball and Lebanon Lady Pioneers Softball as they compete in the state tournament.
The Lane Group would like to wish the best of luck to Abingdon High School Falcons Baseball tonight as they host Western Albemarle at 6 pm in the state quarterfinals!!
In April, the Lee County Public Service Authority (PSA) was named the Virginia Rural Water Association 2018 Best Tasting Drinking Water for the second year in a row.
The winning water was produced at the 0.25 MGD Blue Spring Water Treatment Plant in Rose Hill, Virginia which utilizes Membrane Filtration technology.
The Lane Group (TLG) was commissioned by the PSA for the development of water sources in Western Lee County. TLG provided permitting, design and construction administration of the Blue Spring and KVS Water Treatment Plant project. The $2.3 Million Project was funded by USDA Rural Development and was completed in March 2004.
Pictured L to R: Tracy Puckett (Lee Co. PSA Director), Grant Bledsoe (WTP Operator), Martin Taylor (WTP Operator), and a Virginia Rural Water official
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