MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Engineering design and facility consulting firm Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
(SSR) was awarded the City of Memphis, City Engineer’s Award of Excellence for the Wolf River Pedestrian Bridge project. The award was presented recently at the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers
’ Engineers Week Banquet.
The City of Memphis created the Engineer’s Award of Excellence to recognize projects that contribute to the city’s vision, to be known as “the City of choice in which to live, learn, work and play.” This marks the second time SSR has received the award in its three-year existence. Select projects are recognized for contributing to the quality of life, economic vitality and cultural vibrancy of the city, and for reflecting innovative application of engineering principles to solve design problems.
SSR was responsible for the structural engineering of the bridge, which connects the Wolf River Greenway with the neighborhoods of Shelby Farms Park. The bridge provides pedestrians with safe and easy access to the park and encourages physical activity, socialization, and recreation in the area.
About Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
SSR is an employee-owned engineering design and facility consulting firm with 40-plus years of experience with facilities nationwide, including healthcare, education, science and technology, research, sports and entertainment, corrections, infrastructure, commercial and industrial clients. For more information about SSR, visit www.ssr-inc.com