Long Engineering, Inc. was retained by the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management and the Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy to provide technical input into the city’s approach to reducing sanitary sewer overflows, flooding and stream bank degradation within Peachtree Creek and Tanyard Creek that traverse the Atlanta Memorial Park property, including the Bobby Jones Golf Course. The Peachtree Creek basin encompasses 94 square miles of urbanized portions of DeKalb County and the City of Atlanta. This urbanization of time has continually taxed the aging infrastructure carrying sanitary sewer and stormwater through the basin. LONG’s services included reviewing the city’s evaluation of alternatives to reduce wet weather sanitary sewer overflows within the Peachtree Creek basin, Capital Improvement Program priorities, combined sewer overflow treatment facility operations and basin hydraulic modeling. The collaborative effort also included interfacing with City Council and the Mayor’s office.
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.
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.
Long Engineering, Inc. is performing construction inspection work for the Georgia Department of Transportation in District 1. One of the current project involves slab replacement on SR 365 in Hall County. Our inspectors are monitoring the concrete removal, concrete installation and traffic control.
Long Engineering, Inc. recently completed the structural design of a major detention pond for the City of Sandy Springs, Georgia. The project was completed in partnership with Keck & Wood and will serve to detain water in the Windsor Parkway corridor where stormwater runoff has increased dramatically due to development on the basin.
Long 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.