Atkins wins $60m contract for GDOT Design-Build Program in Georgia USA
Atkins, 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.”