Fernbank Forest – Wild Woods

Wild Woods is now open at Fernbank Museum of Natural History.  This all-new outdoor experience featuring dramatic highline trails, elevated tree pods, hands-on exhibitions, immersive nature experiences and direct access to Fernbank Forest.

Long Engineering, Inc. provided the civil engineering services that included design of a 50,000 cubic foot underground stormwater management system, utility design, erosion control design, and permitting through Corp of Engineers, State EPD, and DeKalb County.

To learn more about the new attractions of Fernbank, click here for a recent article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

 

GGC Building C Expansion Now Open

The Georgia Gwinnett College Building C expansion is now open.  The 54,000 square foot expansion includes 16 classrooms, 100 offices and numerous education/classroom support function spaces.  The main entrance opens to the campus Quad with connecting sidewalks to the Student Center, Library and Student Housing.

Long Engineering, Inc. provided civil engineering design services that included site grading, stormwater management, ADA access, utility services, erosion control, and permitting through the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, the City of Lawrenceville and Gwinnett County.

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Northwest Corridor Update – September 2016

img_2101Long Engineering, Inc. currently has 22 inspectors providing Construction Inspections and Engineering (CEI) services on the $800 Million project being undertaken to improve almost 30 miles of Interstate 75 and 575 in northwest Atlanta.  Our inspectors are responsible for testing and inspections of the bridges, asphalt pavement, concrete pavement, retaining walls, sound barrier walls, drainage systems, and erosion control.

Atlanta United Construction Update September 2016

The grading and utility installations are complete and the field installations are underway at the Atlanta United Training Grounds on Franklin Gateway in Marietta, Georgia.  This 32 acre site will serve as the headquarters and training facility for Major League Soccer’s newest franchise, Atlanta United FC.

Long Engineering, Inc. has been responsible for providing the civil engineering design services for the 30,000 s.f. headquarters building, three artificial turf and three natural turf fields, along with surface parking for 176 vehicles.

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GDOT District 5 Roadway Materials Testing Services

pic 1Long Engineering, Inc. is performing field materials testing and asphalt plant quality control work for a number of roadway projects in GDOT District 5.  District 5 is comprised of 24 counties in Southeast Georgia, encompassing the entire coastal region (including Savannah, Brunswick and the Golden Isles) and extends across to Waycross and up to McRae, Vidalia and Statesboro.  These projects include the US-84 widening between Manor and Homerville; the SR-40 Improvements in Kingsland; upgrades to the I-95 / SR-251 Interchange in Darien; and US-1 /SR-252 in Charlton.  Our services include field compaction testing of asphalt and graded aggregate base for grading operations and asphalt paving, soil cement coring, and pipe bedding compaction as well as quality control at several asphalt plants where our technicians run ignition tests and sample liquid asphalt.