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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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Patrick Nordmann, P.E.

September 29th, 2016

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

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

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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Jake Eavenson, P.E.

June 22nd, 2016

Congratulations go out to Jake Eavenson for officially getting his professional engineering license earlier this month! Jake has been integral to the success of our Hilton Head office, designing and delivering projects for Cranston for the last two 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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Grand Oaks at Crane Creek: high-end apartment lure

May 27th, 2016

Cranston Engineering provided civil engineering and surveying services for the luxury apartment complex, Grand Oaks at Crane Creek. Per the Augusta Chronicle, “the 300-unit ‘Class A’ apartment complex under development in west Augusta at the intersection of Walton Way Extension and Interstate 20 has features more commonly found in new single-family homes, including engineered-wood flooring, granite countertops, walk-in showers and stainless steel appliances. Grand Oaks is no less posh on the outside, where its ‘contemporary craftsman’ architecture uses tumbled brick and rough-hewn cedar brackets to evoke the feel of a resort lodge.”

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Hiring Surveyors – Augusta Office

May 23rd, 2016

Cranston Engineering is actively hiring survey crew field technicians. Read more to see the job posting details, which includes information on prerequisites and the application form.

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Pendleton King Park – Sunday in the Park Concert

May 22nd, 2016

(Pendleton King Park) Thanks to generous sponsorship by the Cranston Engineering Group, admission to this event is free to the public. Seating is not available so please be sure to bring chairs and/or blankets. We are looking forward to a great afternoon of music and fun and we look forward to seeing you there!

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Hiring Engineers – All Offices

May 17th, 2016

Cranston Engineering is actively hiring project engineers with varying degrees of experience in all three offices: Augusta, Charleston, and Hilton Head. Read more to see job posting details, which include information on prerequisites and application forms.

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