Asheville, NC – BLE provided geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing for Phase I of a road improvements project. Outcomes for the project included improved management of high water during flood events, creating new and improved infrastructure for vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists at one of the City’s most popular park complexes. The $3.7 million project utilized a mix of federal state and local funds and included the construction of flood control mechanisms, the addition of a traffic signal and turn lane, the addition of sidewalks, bike path & road improvements, and a one-way road to improve safety.