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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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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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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