Long Engineering, Inc. hosted its summer interns to a farewell outing at Murph’s restaurant located at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Our Construction Engineering & Inspection (CEI) interns had the opportunity to work on the high profile, $834 million dollar Northwest Corridor project. LONG has provided up to 25 inspectors to complete field engineering and inspection services on 39 bridges, 100 retaining walls, and both concrete and asphalt paving. During this project, our interns learned how to inspect steel and erosion control, pour barrier wall, drive pile, perform concrete testing, and learned about super & sub bridge structures. In addition, all of our CEI interns received their field concrete certification as well as their Level 1A erosion control certification. During the outing, our CEI interns had the opportunity to take a picture with the MLB Hall of Fame player himself; Dale Murphy.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Long Engineering, Inc. is pleased to join with Associated Builders and Contractors, one of the leading organizations representing America’s business community and the merit shop construction industry.
The Auburn Avenue Research Library is the first library in the southeast dedicated to the study and research of African American culture and history. The project included a 2,800 square foot addition and renovation to the existing 56,00 square foot building resulting in a new auditorium, archive space, café and gift shop. Long Engineering, Inc. provided civil design, permitting services, and input on civil related LEED points. The project was certified LEED Gold. Long Engineering, Inc. designed an inexpensive stormwater management system despite very limited space on site, ADA parking and access to building, and improvements of sidewalks along Auburn Avenue where there are Olympic hexagonal pavers. The Auburn Avenue Research Library for African-American Culture and History received the 2017 Award of Excellence from the Atlanta Urban Design Commission.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges. Long Engineering, Inc. partnered with Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health to provide site and grading plans for their newly built amphitheater and stage. The project also features an ADA compliant access to the facility. Long Engineering, Inc. donated their services on this project in an effort to give back to the community providing faculty members with a gateway to better educate their students.
Each year the Associated General Contractors of Georgia recognize the first-place winners of the Build Georgia Awards. Long Engineering, Inc. provided civil engineering services for three of these award winners: The Longleaf Café and Garden House at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, the Whitmire Pavilion at Sandy Springs Baptist Church and the Wildwoods at Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
Top Atlanta Chef Linton Hopkins has opened the new Café at Linton’s at the renovated and expanded Garden House in the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The 10,140 s.f. Café addition includes dining space, a state-of-the-art kitchen and kitchen support facilities on
the ground floor and a rooftop deck that provides spectacular views of the Garden and Midtown skyline. Also, an addition to the Garden House building to provide much needed office and event space will soon be under construction as well.
Long Engineering, Inc. was responsible for topographic and utility surveys, site design sensitive to impacts of utility excavation and grading to existing trees and construction period services.
The Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvements Program (ATRIP) is an ALDOT administered federal aid highway program that funds up to 80% of the construction of transportation projects. The purpose of the program is to rehabilitate and improve transportation infrastructure through the accelerated delivery of project funding. The program’s main goal is to address critical project needs across Alabama to improve or rehabilitate existing facilities or provide new facilities. The program’s focus is on essential needs relating to roads and bridges. As part of the ATRIP program, Long Engineering, Inc. is providing bridge design services for the design of ten new bridges at sites located throughout Alabama.