In July of 2016, Asa Engineering & Consulting, Inc. was selected by the City of Chattanooga’s Public Works Department to provide on-call Resident Project Representative Services on various projects throughout the City. The categories of projects for which Asa was selected include:
Linear Infrastructure Projects
Green Infrastructure/Stream Restoration Projects
The first work order assigned to Asa under the On-Call RPR services contract is the $8.4-million revitalization of Miller Park in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. This revitalization is Phase 1 of a 3-Phased $10-million public and private sector revitalization effort for the comprehensive MLK District make-over. The project includes the complete demolition of the existing Miller Park and the construction of amenities, including a glass enclosed stage with restrooms and a warming kitchen, terraced granite steps, multi-color paving stones, the complete reconstruction of MLK Boulevard between Market Street and Georgia Avenue, the addition of Silva Cell tree wells, replacement of approximately 500-ft of combination storm and sanitary sewer, the replacement of approximately 300-ft of water main, pedestrian-level lighting, ribbon curbs, a large open lawn area for pedestrians and spectators, rock outcropping art exhibit, and public wi-fi throughout.
Construction of the new park began in August of 2017 and was completed in September of 2018.