Entries by Ashley Smith

Thrasher Employees Give Thousands of Items to Local Food Banks

The Thrasher Group collected and distributed over 4,000 non-perishable food items and $800 in monetary donations to food banks throughout the region. The employee-led effort was spurred by friendly competition of which office floor or location could collect the most items. With bragging rights on the line, the group more than doubled last year’s company…

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Thrasher’s Expanding Environmental Team

The Thrasher Group recognizes the importance environmental compliance plays in successfully moving projects forward and improving communities. As a full service firm, we have offered environmental services to assist our clients for a number of years and have steadily expanded our team in response to market needs. This fall Thrasher welcomed three environmental professionals that…

The Thrasher Groups Wins WV ACEC Honors

The Thrasher Group received two Engineering Excellence Award honors from the West Virginia American Council of Engineering Companies. Thrasher’s design of the Basnettville Bridge Project earned the Award of Excellence for Transportation, while the Greater Harrison County Public Service District wastewater treatment plant upgrades earned honorable mention in the water and wastewater category.  Each of…

Thrasher and Dominion Energy team to restore forgotten cemetery

Tucked away in an obscure wooded area is a long forgotten cemetery that is within sight of modern multi-level office buildings, a 4-lane highway and retail stores. The Ross Family Cemetery is located within the White Oaks Business Complex in Bridgeport near The Thrasher Group’s Bridgeport Office. On September 21, volunteers from the Dominion Energy…

New Fredericksburg Office Location

Fredericksburg, VA – The Thrasher Group, a leading full-service firm in the Mid-Atlantic, marked the opening of their new office in Fredericksburg, VA at a ribbon cutting event on Thursday, September 7, 2017. The new location, 100 Industrial Drive, Fredericksburg, VA, replaces a previous, nearby location. Thrasher has conducted business in the Fredericksburg area for…

Upcoming Soil-Cement Stabilization Seminar

The Thrasher Group and WV Builder’s Supply Association will host a Soil-Cement Stabilization and Full Depth reclamation Seminar on October 12, 2017 at the Thrasher Bridgeport Office. The seminar will feature experts in the field presenting on the Soil-Cement & FDR mix design process and technical concepts. Featured Speakers Andrew Johnson, PhD, PE is the…

The Thrasher Group Expands Transportation Workforce

The Thrasher Group has added to their Transportation Division in preparation for the work that will come with the passage of the SB1006 transportation spending bill. Thrasher, which has a long history of transportation work such as Corridor H and the King Coal Highway, sees a unique opportunity to grow their department and hire within…

Thrasher Hosts VA Municipal Symposium

The Thrasher Group, Inc. is hosting a symposium for Virginia public utilities focused on the latest municipal news and topics on Thursday, June 29, 2017. Technical Services Group Leader for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Keith Tyson, PE will be the keynote speaker. The event is free of charge and qualifies for continuing education…

Thrasher Ranks 198 on the ENR Top 500 List 2019

The Thrasher Group, Inc. was recently ranked No. 198 on the 2019 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firm list. The ENR Top 500 list highlights the best firms in the architecture, engineering, planning and environmental industries, and ranks them accordingly. This is the fifth consecutive year that Thrasher has made the cut. “Being ranked…