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2017 MATHCOUNTS Competition a Success for Both Students and Volunteers

March 17th, 2017
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The 2017 MATHCOUNTS Competition, proudly sponsored by the Augusta Chapter of the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers (GSPE) and coordinated by volunteers from Cranston Engineering Group and other local firms, was held Saturday, Feb. 11 at Augusta University. MATHCOUNTS is a national competition for students grade 6-8, and is carried out by local chapters to […]

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Officials Unveil Early Design Ideas for Whiskey Road

March 15th, 2017
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Cranston Engineering looks forward to providing stormwater analysis for this important project to make one of Aiken’s busiest corridors safer, more accessible, and more scenic for the community. (Aiken Standard) The public learned Thursday night what an improved Whiskey Road corridor could look like based on their input, with preliminary designs showing increased visibility, as well as curb and gutter replacing most of the drainage ditches along the road.

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Welcome Matt Randall, New Charleston Office Project Manager

February 16th, 2017
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Cranston Engineering Group is pleased to welcome Matt Randall, PE, LEED AP to the team. Mr. Randall will serve as a Project Manager for our Civil Engineering Design Group. Matt originally hails from Boston, MA and comes to us by way of Charleston. He is a graduate of Roger Williams University and holds a degree […]

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James Dean and Mitchell Murchison Announced as New Stockholders

January 19th, 2017
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James and Mitchell have had substantial successes in their careers, both as individual engineers and as leaders of team efforts for which they have been responsible. We have every reason to believe that they will continue to exert that positive influence for our company and for our clients in the future.

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Hyatt House Hotel Planned for Broad Street

October 26th, 2016
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Cranston Engineering Group is pleased to be a part of another exciting project coming to downtown. (Augusta Chronicle) An Augusta-based investment group announced Wednesday it will build a Hyatt House hotel on the 1200 block of Broad Street — the second major downtown hotel announcement this week and Broad Street’s first new business-class hotel in decades.

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Augusta Riverfront Adding New Hotel to Convention Center Complex

October 25th, 2016
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Downtown Augusta is growing, and we are looking forward to being a part of the new riverfront hotel. (Augusta Chronicle) Augusta Riverfront LLC on Tuesday announced plans to build a new downtown hotel adjacent to the Augusta Convention Center after city commissioners approved leasing the hotel parking spaces and funding construction of a pedestrian bridge. The new 125- to 130-room hotel at Reynolds and James Brown Boulevard will be at the site of the former city jail being demolished. It will connect across James Brown to the convention center parking deck via a pedestrian bridge.

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Restoring Sibley Mill

September 30th, 2016
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The Cranston team is looking forward to taking part in efforts to repurpose a historic cotton mill into a state-of-the-art data center. (Augusta Chronicle) In about four months, workers will have converted the 19th century warehouse into class A office space [as part of] the first phase of a local investment group’s long-term plan to turn the former textile mill into a high-tech mixed-use complex called Augusta Cyberworks, which aims to be a magnet for a local cyber industry being driven by the relocation of U.S. Army Cyber Command from Fort Meade, Md., to Fort Gordon.

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Patrick Nordmann, P.E.

September 29th, 2016
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We’re proud to announce that Patrick Nordmann in our Augusta office has officially been awarded his professional engineering license earlier this month. Pat has been designing and delivering projects for Cranston’s private development department for the last four years. Here’s to many more! Click “Read More” to see where all our engineers are licensed at on the Licenses webmap.

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Canal Drainage Allowing for Work on Bridges

July 20th, 2016
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Cranston Engineering Group, P.C. is the prime engineering consultant behind work that is beginning now on two bridges spanning the Augusta Canal, including the historic Archibald W. Butt Memorial Bridge on 15th Street and the Broad Street bridge. Although both are structurally sound, the work will allow for some rehabilitation to the bridges. Article via the Augusta Chronicle.

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New River Watch Apartments to Offer Canal Access

June 27th, 2016
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Cranston Engineering provided civil engineering and permitting services for this exciting new upscale apartment community in Augusta, GA. The Augusta Chronicle writes that “the development, known as Riverwatch Apartments, will raise the bar on what is considered a ‘class A’ in the local market … [with] all the features normally found in modern luxury communities” such as a bocce ball court, a dog park, a fitness trail, and access to the Augusta Canal, a National Heritage Area.

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