AtkinsRéalis awarded $30M Florida transport engineering contract

Resurfacing work on the Dames Point Bridge near Jacksonville, Northeastern Florida.

Florida Department of Transportation hands five-year package of transport engineering services work to AtkinsRéalis.

AtkinsRéalis has been awarded a $30m US contract to provide general engineering consulting services for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The company has provided engineering services for more than 35 years to multiple FDOT districts across the state.

“Developing and delivering comprehensive solutions that improve the quality of life where we live and work is how we make a difference in our communities and make good on our purpose,” said Ian L. Edwards, president and chief executive officer, AtkinsRéalis. “Our end-to-end service expertise across various modes of transportation, uniquely positions our team to accommodate all of Florida DOT’s needs,” said Edwards.

AtkinsRéalis will provide services that connect and support all departments within District Two (Northeastern Florida) including programming, planning, project development and environment, public involvement and emergency operations. Engineering services provided under the five-year contract encompass project management, survey and mapping, architectural and design.

Additional operations, maintenance and construction support will be made available as needed.
FDOT’s District Two in Northeastern Florida, where work will occur, covers nearly 20,000 square kilometers (km) across eighteen counties and is home to approximately two million residents who travel an estimated 69.5 million roadway km daily. District Two is served by two major transit agencies, three major rail lines, two deep-water ports and 144 public and private use airports.

Steve Morriss, president, engineering services US at AtkinsRéalis, said: “Our close connections, collaboration and ongoing delivery performance under all circumstances have allowed us to serve as FDOT’s consultant of choice in District Two for 15 years. We are proud to continue supporting FDOT’s vision, providing a well-planned transportation network that supports economic growth and preserves the quality of our environment and communities.”

AtkinsRéalis has a strong reputation of providing general engineering consulting services to transportation authorities and state DOTs in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina and Texas.