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Innovative project will improve stormwater drainage in downtown Aiken

September 6th, 2017

Construction recently wrapped up on a project to replace stormwater infrastructure and stabilize a historic railroad bank in the heart of downtown Aiken, South Carolina. Cranston Engineering’s civil design group provided a feasibility analysis and worked with the City, State Historic Preservation Office, SC Dept. of Transportation, and Aiken Railway to improve drainage along the […]

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Cranston’s engineers continue legacy of dam and levee specialization

July 10th, 2017

Since the 1970s, Cranston Engineering Group has specialized in engineering design of dams and levees. The firm has left its stamp on such projects throughout the southeast, from Georgia and the Carolinas up to Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Virginia. Most recently, Cranston’s work in this arena has continued through the development of Emergency Action Plans. Recent […]

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Cranston leaders attend groundbreaking for Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center

June 22nd, 2017

Tom Robertson, Cranston Engineering President, and Scott Williams, Vice President, recently attended the groundbreaking for the new Cyber Innovation and Training Center as groundbreaking ambassadors. The cutting-edge facility is slated to open July 10, 2018 as part of Augusta University’s Riverfront Campus. The Cranston team is providing surveying, site design, site planning, traffic study, and […]

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Helping to make our streets and communities great places to walk

May 10th, 2017

This month Mitchell Murchison, Cranston Project Manager for our Civil Design Group, lent his expertise to the 2017 Georgia Walks Summit in a presentation on increasing ADA accessibility. The Georgia Walks Summit is an annual statewide gathering of transportation experts and other community stakeholders “committed to making our streets and communities great places to walk.” […]

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Work is fully underway for Cyber Innovation and Training Center

April 24th, 2017

Augusta is buzzing with news of a game-changing new development on the Riverfront. The Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center, a state-of-the-art facility on Augusta University’s downtown campus designed to improve Georgia’s cybersecurity education, is also projected to elevate Georgia on a global level as “the best place for business through innovation and collaboration with private industry […]

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The Euchee Creek Greenway, a place to gather and explore

April 18th, 2017

“It will be a place for people to gather, a place where residents and visitors alike can stroll, ride, and run, a place where generations can explore the natural world and neighbors can become friends.” So describes the future Euchee Creek Greenway, an exciting project underway in Columbia County, Georgia. We’re teaming with Alta Planning […]

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Officials unveil early design ideas for Whiskey Road

March 15th, 2017

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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Hyatt House Hotel planned for Broad Street

October 26th, 2016

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

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

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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