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Georgia Ports Authority, Garden City Terminal Rail Expansion

Atlas Surveying - Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Port of Savannah’s International Multi-Modal Connector (IIMC) at the Garden City Terminal is underway for a $128 million rail expansion. Astra Group, Inc. is contracted for the $35 million civil infrastructure portion. The project will consist of proving soil improvements, earthwork, drainage and erosion control within and adjacent to the James D. Mason Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF), the realignment of a portion of Pipemakers Canal, installation of two structures across the realigned canal to accommodate future rail tracks, and the installation of a bridge across the canal for maintenance. Read More

Interstate 77 Widening in Charlotte, North Carolina

Atlas Surveying - Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Booming growth of the Charlotte area makes it necessary for expansions and improvements on the highway systems. One of the newest improvements underway is the widening of Interstate 77. This improvement will give drivers of the Charlotte and Lake Norman area the choice of using express lanes, general purpose lanes or a combination of both. The future Express lanes will run adjacent to the existing general-purpose lanes and will be 26 miles of dedicated toll lanes from I-77/ I-277 in Charlotte to Exit 36 in Mooresville.  Read More

Survey Downtown Charleston for Future Apartment Development

Atlas Surveying - Friday, February 02, 2018

Armada Hoffler Properties has teamed up with Spandrel Development Partners to build a five-story, 114-unit structure at 530 Meeting St. The 200,000 square-foot apartment project will have 6,000 square feet of amenity space. The project hopes to house the underserved student population on the Charleston peninsula. Read More

Atlas Surveying Assist Siteworks at Thompkins Hall in Charlotte

Atlas Surveying - Tuesday, January 30, 2018

A former Gingham textile mill just north of uptown that’s more than a century old, is underway to be converted into a food hall/shopping center. Its massive three-story, 138,000 space will be home to restaurants, including a roof top bar, retail stores and office spaces.  Read More

Atlas Surveying at the Lighthouse Awards

Atlas Surveying - Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Did you know that Atlas Surveying was a team member for 26 of the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association’s prestigious Lighthouse Awards in 2016? The Lighthouse Awards are like the Academy Awards for our local home-building industry. They give builders the opportunity to be recognized for their hard work, talent and vision in creating some of the most remarkable homes in the area. Atlas worked on the Best Overall New Home in the $2.8 million plus category, a home built by Simpson Construction, LLC, in Palmetto Bluff. Read More

Kroger Grocery Store

Atlas Surveying - Saturday, July 22, 2017

The Bluffton, SC, community is abuzz about a massive new Kroger grocery store that will anchor a mixed-use development at Buckwalter Place. Read More

Winyah Generating Station in South Carolina

Atlas Surveying - Saturday, July 22, 2017

The Winyah Generating Station in South Carolina produces 1,260 megawatts of electricity and serves more than 160,000 customers in Berkeley, Georgetown and Horry counties. The coal-fired power station, owned and operated by Santee Cooper, also generates power distributed by 20 electric cooperatives in 46 of the state’s counties, which affects more than 1.8 million residents. Read More

Palmetto Bluff’s piece of paradise called Moreland Village

Atlas Surveying - Saturday, July 22, 2017

Tucked amid the majestic live oaks with Spanish moss and meandering waterways that frame greater Bluffton is Palmetto Bluff’s piece of paradise called Moreland Village. Read More

The Haven at Rivergate

Atlas Surveying - Saturday, July 22, 2017

Atlas Surveying provided construction staking services for Siteworks LLC, a licensed general contractor, in Charlotte, NC, for an apartment complex called The Haven at Rivergate. Work included verifying control, staking utility storm structures, sewer, water, the parking lots, access roads and as-builts. The project is being developed by South Tryon Apartments Associates. DPR Associates, Inc., provided civil engineering and landscape architecture. PDI Architecture was the architect for the project. Read More

Horsepower Site Services complex in Bryton

Atlas Surveying - Friday, July 21, 2017

A surge in new residents has led to continuing growth in the Charlotte, NC area, and Atlas Surveying is proud to be part of the progress. Atlas Surveying’s Charlotte office was hired by Horsepower Site Services to assist in construction staking and quality control for a new apartment complex in the Bryton development in Huntersville, NC. Read More

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