SERVICES

Explore our comprehensive range of transportation,
engineering and construction management services

TRANSPORTATION

Roads, Bridges, Transit, Rail, Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Design and Planning

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

RFP Preparation, Designer Selection Assistance, Schedules, Budgets, Design Review, Communications and Construction Phase Services, Parks & Recreation Programs, CEI & Testing

LAND ACQUISITION

Titles, Appraisals, Specialty Reports, Negotiations, and Closings

DESIGN SUPPORT

Geotechnical Materials Testing, Survey & Mapping, Civil / Site Design, Structures, Architecture and Landscape Architecture

ENVIRONMENTAL

Environmental NEPA and GEPA documents, Air and Noise analysis, Cultural Resources (History and Archaeology), Surveys and Assessment of Effects, Ecological Assessments, Stream and Wetland Delineation and Section 404 Permitting, Stream Buffer Variances, Storm Water Management, Solid Waste Management

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Construction Management, Construction Engineering & Inspection (CEI), Material Testing, Project Oversight & Documentation, and Comprehensive Audit Support

Prequalification

Anyone seeking to bid on and / or perform work on Georgia Department of Transportation projects must be prequalified or registered with the Department. Follow the link below for more information and pre-qualification application documents

GDOT TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT

The Transportation Enhancement Program is a GDOT administered federally funded program. Streetscapes, multi-use trails, and pedestrian bridges are typical TE projects. We support & guide communities through the project development process. Follow the link below for more information

TRANSPORTATION

When it comes to resurfacing roads, building complex interchanges, incorporation of bike and pedestrian facilities or transit and rail planning, MA has the experience and expert staff to get the job done.  Our engineers have significant and proven experience in building lasting transportation infrastructure.  Transportation engineering and planning, traffic studies, roadway and bridge design, construction engineering & inspection, and traffic control / signal timing plans are some of the services we perform for the following disciplines:

 

• Roads
• Bridges
• Transit
• Rail
• Bicycle & Pedestrian Facilities Design and Planning

Our Portfolio:

• Rottenwood Creek Multi-use Path

• Abernathy Road

• 17th Street Bridge

• I-16 / I-75 Interchange Reconstruction in Macon

• Horse Stamp Church Road Interchange at I-95

• I-85 / SR 316 Interchange Modification

• Ashford Dunwoody Road Diverging      

Diamond Interchange (Georgia’s first)

• 14th Street Bridge in Atlanta

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

With more than $1.5 billion of in-place construction, we manage large and small-scale facility improvement programs and multi-year local option sales tax programs and also provide comprehensive program support to public and private sector clients.  We are an extension of a government or institution during each stage of a capital improvement program.

Services include:

  • Planning and Program Development
  • Conceptual Design
  • Cost Estimating
  • Budgeting & Cash Flow Analysis
  • RFP Preparation and Bidding Assistance
  • Schedule Monitoring and Tracking
  • Communications & Public Outreach
  • Land Acquisition
  • Surveying & Mapping
  • Utility Relocation Coordination
  • Procurement Services
  • Design & Constructability Reviews
  • Contract Negotiations
  • DBE Requirements
  • Construction Administration / CEI & Testing
  • Project Closeout

Our Portfolio:

  • Gwinnett County Road Improvement Program, Gwinnett County, GA – $1.5 M
  • Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Program (2001 and 2005 SPLOST), – $100 M-plus
  • Douglas County Road Improvement Program, Douglas County, GA – $160 M
  • Forsyth County Road Improvement Program, Forsyth County, GA – $110 M
  • Bibb County Road Improvement Program, Bibb County, GA – $300 M
  • Road Improvement Program, Chatham County, GA – $250 M
  • Cobb County Transportation Improvement Program, Cobb County, GA – $500 M
  • Cobb County PARKS SPLOST Program (2011 and 2016 SPLOST – Active) – $150 M
  • City of Sandy Springs
  • City of Suwanee

LAND ACQUISITION

MA has developed a highly specialized land acquisition department that provides turnkey services for local and federal-funded projects in Georgia, Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina, Virginia and Mississippi.  Our experienced team will provide all the services for:

  • Titles
  • Appraisals
  • Specialty Reports
  • Negotiations
  • Closings

Our Portfolio:

  • SR 20 from Canton to Cumming
  • Gwinnett County Road Improvement Program
  • Douglas County Road Improvement Program
  • Bibb County Road Improvement Program
  • GDOT Transportation Enhancement Program
  • Forsyth County Transportation Improvement Program
  • Augusta Richmond County
  • City of Marietta
  • City of Johns Creek
  • Effingham Parkway

DESIGN SUPPORT

MA offers support services to all disciplines, both in-house staff or through partnerships.

We provide:

  • Geotechnical and Materials Testing
  • Survey & Mapping
  • Civil / Site Design
  • Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Our Portfolio:

  • Hotel at Galleria
  • Chateau Elan’s site development plans and land surveying services
  • Northeast Georgia Medical Center Expansion – Main Campus
  • Augusta Park Master Plan
  • Rottenwood Creek Multi-use Path
  • Allen Creek Regional Soccer Park
  • Johnson’s River Line Master Plan
  • Stout Park Master Plan

ENVIRONMENTAL

Our environmental specialists are historians, archaeologists and ecologists who have a thorough understanding of local, state and federal regulations. Through years of consistent work with regulating authorities, our team provides quality, professional solutions to federal and local mandates.

Our services include:

  • NEPA and GEPA Documents
  • Air and Noise Analysis
  • Cultural Resource (History and Archaeology)
  • Surveys and Assessment of Effects
  • Ecological Assessments
  • Stream and Wetland Delineation and Section 404 Permitting
  • Stream Buffer Variances
  • Storm Water Management
  • Solid Waste Management

Our Portfolio:

  • I-85 / SR 316 Interchange Reconstruction
  • Haynes Bridge Road, Alpharetta, GA
  • US 41 SR 3 Bridge over Chattahoochee
  • West Cobb Loop, Cobb County
  • Kennedy Parkway, Cobb County
  • I-85 / Sugarloaf Parkway Interchange

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

We offer a full suite of comprehensive construction management services for the most challenging projects. Services cover construction management, construction engineering & inspection, project oversight & documentation,
comprehensive audit support, and material testing. Our laboratory is AASHTO-certified and offers a wide array of testing services for construction materials.

We provide a hands-on approach to project management, from inception to completion, assuring designs, plans and construction comply with approved construction documents and client expectations.
Our services include:

Construction Management Services

  • Constructability Review
  • Plan & Drawing Review
  • Bid Evaluation & Award Analysis
  • Contract Documents Preparation
  • Contract Administration

Project Management Services

  •  Project Cost / Schedule Control
  • Alternatives / Value Engineering
  • Permit Preparation & Review
  • Document Review & Control
  • Progress Documentation & Payment Review
  • Change Order Administration
  • As-Built Record Drawings
  • Auditing Project Records
  • Warranty management
  • Claims Avoidance, Review & Mitigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Engineering & Inspection

Construction Materials Engineering & Testing Services

  • Special Inspections / Testing
  • Materials Source & Field Inspections
  • Concrete Testing
  • Steel Inspection
  • Weld Testing and Inspections
  • Soils / Aggregate Testing
  • Coatings & Paint
  • Non-Destructive Testing

Additional Services

  • Project Estimating & Scheduling
  • Surveying
  • Utility Coordination (UC)
  • Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Engineering & Inspection

GDOT PREQUALIFICATION

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) requires routine maintenance contractors, construction contractors, architectural and engineering consultants, and firms providing specialty services for GDOT to be prequalified for the work they are proposing to perform.

Anyone seeking to bid on and / or perform work on GDOT projects must be prequalified or registered with the Department. All engineering consultants are required to adhere to the guidelines set forth by the Department before being considered a prequalified consultant.

Click the link to download the latest GDOT prequalification application form.

GDOT TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT

The Transportation Enhancement (TE) Program was established to enrich the traveling experience of motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

MA / Atlas has been an extension of GDOT’s staff assisting the Department in the management of the federally-funded TE program for more than 15 years; this has involved more than 1,100 projects let by local governments throughout the state.

MA / Atlas facilitates every aspect of project development including, but not limited to:

  • Reviewing Concept Reports
  • NEPA Documents
  • Right-of-way Plans
  • Construction Plans
  • Design Variances
  • Proprietary Items Requests
  • Bid Documents

We coordinate with Engineering Services to ensure all certifications are in place so that the PS&E package can be sent to FHWA for construction funds
authorization. After receiving federal funds authorization we prepare and distribute the project agreements to the sponsors.  Our management tasks include:

  • Assisting in the Bid Phase
  • Pre-construction Meetings
  • Construction Phase Support
  • Project Closeout
  • Final Acceptance of Each Project

We have developed a substantial database and library of sponsor information and project documentation, including sample letters, forms and checklists to assist local governments with the successful delivery of their projects.

Follow the link for more information on the GDOT Transportation Enhancement Program and to access related documents.

http://www.dot.ga.gov/IS/Funding/TE