Wes Parker Elected President of VASITE’s Virginia Section

Wes Parker was recently named president of the Virginia Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (VASITE). This distinction represents a promotion for Wes within the organization, as he previously served as the Vice President. At its core, VASITE is…

Roadway Improvements Project Receives ACEC Virginia Honor Award

Clark Nexsen received an Honor Award at the 2020 ACEC Virginia’s Engineering Excellence Awards Gala held February 6 for the Nansemond Parkway and Portsmouth Boulevard Improvements project. The expansion, completed in conjunction with Kimley-Horn, achieved multiple benefits for both cities:…

Academy Street Recognized as a Great Main Street in the Making

Academy Street in downtown Cary, North Carolina has received a 2018 Great Main Street in the Making Award from the American Planning Association North Carolina Chapter. As a winner in the Professional’s Category, Academy Street demonstrates the qualities of a…

Our Transportation Practice is Growing

We are excited to announce the addition of Jim Harrington and Andy Payne to our Transportation practice, along with a new office location in Vienna, Virginia.

Transforming the Pedestrian Experience: Academy Street Reimagined

by Josh Hurst

Downtown revitalization is a hot topic in urban design, with big and small cities seeking to redevelop and re-energize their cultural cores. Tied to both the resident experience and economic development, these efforts emphasize key characteristics such as walkability and…

The High Impact of Low Impact Development

by Allyson Monsour

A case study on the implications of Virginia’s new stormwater regulations. By mimicking the natural environment through thoughtful land planning and design, low impact development (LID) fundamentally enhances water quality – and in turn, the future of our world.