Augusta Recreation and Parks Master Plan reviewed by Commission

May 5th, 2016

Cranston Engineering Group recently served as lead consultant for a new Augusta Parks and Recreation Master Plan. (Augusta Chronicle) One finding in a new Augusta Recreation master plan released Wednesday might surprise Augusta residents familiar with the city’s 60-plus parks and recreation facilities.

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Data Center plans announced for historic Sibley Mill

May 4th, 2016

The redevelopment of Sibley Mill is a great opportunity for our community, and Cranston is proud to be a part of this project. (Augusta Chronicle) … Sibley’s canal-side location and built-in 2.5-megawatt hydroelectric turbines provide the two things a data center needs most: electricity to power its servers and water to keep them from overheating. The property also is eligible for historic-redevelopment and community-renewal tax credits that could cover up to $20 million of the multiphase project’s cost.

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Updating Augusta’s sidewalks could cost $105 million

April 20th, 2016

The Cranston team is helping lead the way on updating our city’s sidewalks to increase accessibility for all residents and visitors. (Augusta Chronicle) Cranston Engineering and two subconsultants catalogued every sidewalk, crosswalk, curb ramp and other pedestrian way around the city, rated its level of accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and held public hearings on what is now a draft self-evaluation and transition plan …

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