More than 950 of Georgia's engineering, transportation, business and community leaders gathered last week in Athens for the 22nd annual Georgia Transportation Summit, held in partnership with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Georgia Chamber of Commerce and Georgia Transportation Alliance.

Featured speakers included GDOT Commissioner Russell McMurry, GDOT Chief Engineer Meg Pirkle, GRTA/SRTA Executive Director Chris Tomlinson and MARTA CEO and General Manager Keith Parker. Thank you to everyone who joined us and for all the sponsors who made the day possible.

The New Issue is Here!

From protecting Georgia's natural environment to helping meet its energy needs - this issue takes a look at the people and engineering firms who make it happen, including updates straight from the EPD's new heads Richard Dunn and Lauren Curry.  Read more

Want to be included in the next issue? Advertise with us! Readers include decision makers from the leading A/E/C firms, the public and private sector clients who hire engineering companies, as well as the local and state officials who influence the industry. View the Media Kit or contact sasha.ugi@acecga.org to learn more.

Join ACEC Georgia Board members, engineering professionals and business leaders to hear from Georgia's new Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Director, Richard Dunn, who will keynote our January General Membership Meeting.


7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
The Commerce Club
Atlanta, GA

Save the Date

Join us, along with the Associated General Contractors of Georgia, elected officials and business leaders, for the 18th annual Building Georgia Legislative Day! 
The event includes networking and breakfast, a message from keynote speaker Chris Carr - the new Attorney General of Georgia, opportunities for one-on-one visits with your legislators and a tour of the Capitol with our very own Michael Sullivan.

7:30 a.m.
James H. "Sloppy" 
Floyd Building
Atlanta, GA

Celebrating the Best 
in Engineering
Join us for this new, black-tie event, which is a celebration of exceptional engineers, engineering projects and achievements of the industry as a whole. Awards presented during the night include winners of ACEC Georgia's Engineering Excellence Awards and GSPE's Engineer of the Year Awards. 


6:00 p.m.
The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Congratulations to all the winners of the 2016 GPTQ Preconstruction Design Awards:
  • Arcadis, U.S., Inc.
  • Edwards-Pitman Environmental
  • GDOT Office of Bridge Design
  • Gresham, Smith and Partners
  • Michael Baker International, Inc.
  • Pond
  • Qk4, Inc.
  • R. K. Shah & Associates, Inc.
  • Wolverton & Associates, Inc. 
Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering (ICE) took top honors as the Grand Award winner for its work on the widening of State Route 400. Read more

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