Three transportation projects in Cobb County were recognized for their designs at the annual Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality Preconstruction Design Awards during the 2016 Georgia Transportation Summit held Nov. 30, 2016, in Athens, Ga.
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Transportation announced Arcadis U.S. Inc., a Cobb County Department of Transportation consultant, as the winner in the categories of “Design of an Alternative Mode Transportation Facility” and “Bridge and/or Structural Design” for the Kennesaw Mountain to Chattahoochee River Trail (a City of Marietta project) and the Skip Spann Connector Bridge in Kennesaw, respectively. For “Context Sensitive Design including Public Participation Plan,” CCDOT consultant Pond & Company was honored for work on the Mableton Town Square.
“Our department is proud to partner with the exceptional engineers at Arcadis and Pond to create projects that exemplify the spirit of Cobb,” said CCDOT director Jim Wilgus. “The work showcases our desire for a sustainable future that improves quality of life through transportation as the county continues to grow.”
The Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality Preconstruction Design Awards recognize engineering consultants and firms for exemplary work, innovation and ingenuity in transportation and infrastructure projects across the state of Georgia. For a complete list of honorees, visit the GDOT website.
(Photo courtesy of Town Center Community Improvement District. L-R: Russell McMurry, Georgia Commissioner of Transportation; Tracy Rathbone, Executive Director, Town Center Community Improvement District; Shamir Poudel, Arcadis; Jim Wilgus, Director, Cobb County Department of Transportation; James Hudgins, Arcadis; James McNabb, Arcadis)