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Atkins awarded $60M US contract for GDOT Design-Build Program

Atkins awarded $60M US contract for GDOT Design-Build Program

ATLANTA, Ga., USAAtkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been awarded a contract to provided general engineering consulting (GEC) and construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). As prime consultant, the company will provide services for GDOT’s Office of Alternative Delivery (OAD) for up to five years under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract not to exceed $60 million. Technical support will include assisting in the implementation of design-build projects located in District 1, which encompasses 21 counties in the northeast region of the state.

“Our team brings the resources and expertise of a global firm coupled with a strong local presence that has been delivering projects for GDOT for nearly four decades,” said George Nash, CEO of Atkins North America. “Focusing on OAD’s mission to efficiently deliver numerous transportation projects and programs, we will leverage our experience and innovation to help improve mobility for motorists and freight which impact Georgia’s growing economy.”

The company’s on-call experience includes more than 17 on-call contracts spanning almost every GDOT office. In addition to the new contract, Atkins is currently supporting OAD with professional services on the I-285 Eastside Express Lanes Project, the I-285 Eastside Bridges Advanced Improvement Project, and design-build CEI services for the state’s northern region.

“Georgia’s transportation network is facing higher demands and service expectations,” said Brad Dennard, Atkins Department of Transportation Business Unit Director. “We are committed to continuing our support to GDOT and providing innovative solutions that address these challenges and drive efficient project delivery.”

About Atkins

Atkins (www.atkinsglobal.com) is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing over 18,300 people across the UK, North America, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Europe. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. You can view Atkins’ recent projects here.

About SNC-Lavalin

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, technology and data to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital – and delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at snclavalin.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.