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We are Atkins.

Established in 1938, Atkins has become one of the largest


international design and engineering consulting firms, with offices
across the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific.
Our experience in the most vibrant markets in the world enables us
to deliver the best, most up-to-date technical solutions to our clients
infrastructure projects by sharing expertise and knowledge on a
worldwide scale.
At the same time, Atkins understands the vital importance of being
local of having deep roots in the communities in which we live and
work. In the United States, our experience and office network span
the nation and more than half a century. Our understanding of local
requirements, practices, and culture enables us to be true partners
with our clients.
Atkins core transportation services in the US surface transportation,
tolls, aviation, and transit markets encompass engineering, planning,
construction management, program management, environmental
science, geomatics, architecture, emergency management, asset
management, and information technologies. Our clients represent a
mix of both public and private sectors and include regional, state, and
federal agencies; counties and municipalities; development companies;
airports; toll road agencies; and contractors.
Our ongoing success is based on the recognition that client satisfaction
is paramount. Committed to helping lead the charge for a low-carbon
economy, we help our clients fulfill the social and practical challenges
of an environmentally conscious world.
We are widely noted for the high caliber of our technical professionals
and our comprehensive capabilities in key markets. This is reinforced
by our efforts to provide our professionals with an environment that
promotes continuous learning and quality improvement; and furthers
our goal of increasing diversity in both our workforce and leadership.

Floridas Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) Group D


Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) Services.
This master contract with FTE involved providing
CEI, materials sampling and testing, and contract
administration for various construction projects,
including Ft. Pierce Interchange Improvements,
Port St. Lucie Interchange Improvements, Indian River
County Milling and Resurfacing CEI, St. Lucie County
Milling and Resurfacing CEI, and Martin County Canal
Protection Program CEI.

Our services
Project controls
Construction engineering and inspection
Program management
Project delivery methodology

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Project controls
The primary goal of every construction project is
to produce a high-quality product while staying
within budget and on schedule.
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Atkins provides in-house construction


consulting expertise to keep
projects on track from inception
to completion. Through all phases
of a project, Atkins employs cost
estimating, scheduling, document
management, and state-of-the-art
technology to effectively manage
your time and money and to ensure a
successful project.
Atkins has successfully represented
public and private owners across
the United States on complex
transportation construction projects.
We understand your goals and
objectives, and work tirelessly to
ensure they are met. With diverse
professional backgrounds in
transportation, engineering, general
contracting, and construction
management, our seasoned
professionals provide the broad

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1. Texas Turnpike Construction Project


Management Services, Texas Department of
Transportation. Services included right-of-way
and utility management, value engineering
and constructability reviews, construction
engineering and inspection, materials testing/
inspection, design oversight and plans review,
change order preparation, public information,
traffic control inspections, construction
sequencing and scheduling, cost estimating,
cost control analysis, final closeout procedures,
operations and maintenance estimating, and
quality assurance.

2. Lake Lewisville Toll Bridge, North Texas


Tollway Authority. Construction management
for this 13.8-mile-long corridor including a
bridge with a lighted, tied arch spanning 360
feet at the center of the 1.7-mile bridge.

perspective and experience to


anticipate and avoid unnecessary
setbacks throughout the life of
the project.
Our cost-consulting professionals
develop budgets at the beginning
of each project and cost estimates
at various stages of design. We help
you remain within your target costs
by reconciling variances if they occur.
We use state-of-the-art technology
for document management and
control, which enables real-time
access to a projects status. We
employ world-class experts in
computerized scheduling who can
analyze complicated schedules,
identify issues that could affect
project completion, and recommend
time-saving solutions.

Our capabilities
Bid analysis
Change order preparations
and negotiations
Contractor baseline and
progress schedule reviews
(including variance analysis)
Cost and resource loading
of schedules
Cost estimates
Design and construction schedules
Dispute and claims resolution
Master plan program schedules
Schedule of values and pay
application reviews
Time extension reviews
Value analysis
Work program budgets

3. Hoover Dam Bypass, Arizona Approach,


Federal Highway Administration, Central
Federal Lands Highway Division.
Construction management for a 3.5-mile
corridor including a 2,000-foot-long concrete
arch bridge across the Black Canyonthe longest
concrete arch structure in America.

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Construction engineering and


inspection/construction management
Our focus is always to represent your interest
in delivering a quality project safely, within
budget, and on-time.
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Faced with limited staff resources
and increasingly complicated
transportation projects, owners
across the country are being
challenged daily. This is where
Atkins professionals can step in,
functioning as trusted advisors
on your behalf, and representing
your interests exclusively. For some
clients, we oversee their projects as
an extension of staff; for others we
serve as a full-service construction
consultant during the entire projectdelivery process.
Atkins professional construction
staff is fully trained to manage all
facets of transportation construction
projects. We understand that quality
construction means lower maintenance
and operation costs in the future.
Therefore, we are passionate about
working closely with project owners

and contractors to ensure compliance


with plans and specifications.
With decades of experience in the
industry, Atkins has been a fullservice provider of professional
construction management services
for a wide variety of clientsfrom
those with a local focus to those
with a national scope. Our approach
incorporates your goals, policies, and
procedures into our internal quality
management processes.
Our staff believes in client service.
We strive to understand your goals
and objectives and to seamlessly
integrate into your operations.
As a result, we have grown to
become one of the nations largest
construction consultants.
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1. Guanella Pass Road, Federal Highway
Administration, Colorado. Construction
management for this 8.8-mile mountain road
reconstruction project that passes through the
Pike-San Isabel and Arapahoe-Roosevelt National
Forests. The work consisted of grading, drainage,
retaining walls, asphalt, gravel surfacing, and
bridge construction.
2. Monroe Connector/Bypass Construction
Management, North Carolina Turnpike
Authority. Construction management for
the 19.7-mile, new-alignment, toll roadway
that will connect US 74 near I-485 in eastern
Mecklenburg County to US 74 between the
towns of Wingate and Marshville in
Union County.

3. SR 65 Liberty County, Florida Department of


Transportation, District Three. Construction
engineering and inspection for 25.6 miles of
SR 65 from the Franklin County line to north of
Cypress Branch Bridge in Liberty County.

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Our capabilities

4. Phase 3 Intelligent Transportation


Systems (ITS) Nashville SmartWay
Construction Engineering and Inspection
Services, Tennessee Department of
Transportation (TDOT). Provided inside
and outside plant inspection of fiber and
device installation, erosion control monitoring
inspection, quality control and assurance
for device functionality, project coordination
with all stakeholders, and maintenance of all
project documentation in the TDOT project
management system during the third and largest
phase of the States ITS system upgrade.

Contract administration
Environmental compliance
Inspection
Issue resolution
Materials management
Quality assurance
Safety
Traffic control
Utility coordination
Value engineering/
constructability analysis

5. Central Phoenix/East Valley Light Rail Transit


Construction Management, Valley Metro
Rail, Arizona. As a joint-venture partner, served
as the overall construction manager responsible
for overseeing and coordinating all construction
activities among the five-line section contracts,
including the Tempe Town Center Bridge,
operations and maintenance facility, park-andride lots, passenger stations, and systems.

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Program management
Helping you implement
a transportation
program, whether
building a specific
project or developing a
complex transportation
system, is the
foundation of Atkins.
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In an age of increasing public scrutiny
and fiscal accountability, it is more
important than ever to make a sound
decision when selecting a program
management consultant.
Why does Atkins excel as a provider
of program management services?
Because we recognize that we serve
as an extension of your staff, and we
always focus on achieving your goals.
We bring the right technical experts

to provide your specific services, as


needed. You can realize significant
benefits from having access to
our subject matter experts, as
we have many experienced
employees who have successfully
completed numerous program
management projects.
As we have grown to be one of
the premier program management
consultants in the nation, we have
focused on doing what is right for
the client firstkeeping promises,
providing quality, meeting schedules,
and delivering innovation. Whether
for the design and construction
of a toll facility in California or the
delivery of a county infrastructure
development program in Georgia,
Atkins has the broad-based
experience and staff resources
to ensure successful program
management assignments,
no matter what the scope.

Our capabilities

Our capabilities

Asset management
Contract support
Design management
Funding assistance
Information systems
Interagency coordination
and public outreach
Maintenance management
Operations support
Procurement support
Program/project controls
Programming
Quality assurance program
Regulatory compliance
Requirements analysis
Scheduling and
cost estimating

Comprehensive design
development and engineering
Construction management
Construction quality assurance
Design management
Interagency coordination and
public outreach
Owners representative
Procurement support
Project controls, scheduling,
and cost estimating
Project management
Quality assurance program

1. Cobb County Program Management,


Cobb County Department of Transportation,
Georgia. Providing ongoing program and
construction management services since 1993.

Our proven process


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We employ a process to help
you develop an effective asset
management system that provides

you with an accurate inventory


of your assets and enables you to
forecast asset conditions; develop
maintenance, rehabilitation, and
replacement plans; plan and budget
for capital improvements; and
generate critical reports.

2. Light Rail Transit Program Management/


Construction Management, Hampton Roads
Transit, Virginia. Program management/
construction management services for the
7.4-mile light rail transit (LRT) system.

Evaluation

Collection

Assessment

User evaluation

Existing database

Condition assessment

Asset integration
and management

Valuation and appraisals

Data integration

System evaluation

Field data collection

Asset inventory

Historical records

Inventory management
Performance modeling
Forecasting

Analysis
Manage or depreciate
Service level
determination

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Project delivery
methodology

Report generation

Asset inventory status


Condition forecast
Maintenance plan development
Rehabilitation and replacement plan
Capital planning and budget prioritization
Reports

Atkins innovative
project delivery
strategies are
aimed at effectively
managing cost,
schedule, quality
control, and risk
for transportation
infrastructure projects.
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As funds decline for transportation
infrastructure projects across
the country, the popularity of
alternative methods for project
delivery is growing. Why? Owners
continue to discover the inherent
advantages, with real potential to
save time and money in project
completion, of using alternative
project delivery methods that enable
them to do more with less. The
advantages of alternative project

delivery can include saving time and


money, appropriately transferring
performance risk, fostering design
innovation, and leveraging expertise
to manage large and complex
infrastructure projects. Whether
the delivery strategy is design-build,
public-private partnership (P3),
general contractor/construction
management (GC/CM), or
construction manager at risk (CMAR),
Atkins builds strong, cohesive teams
to work efficiently with builders,
lenders, and owners. Our approach
begins by understanding your project
goals, ideals, and risks, and focusing
on your specific value proposition.
We then mobilize our experts, who
apply innovative solutions to quickly
complete projects that satisfy your
objectives. We build long-term
relationships and foster collaboration
with our clients to deliver technical
and innovative solutions for a broad
range of infrastructure projects.

1. SR 84 Widening Construction Engineering


and Inspection Services, Tennessee
Department of Transportation. Providing
construction engineering and inspection services
for the corridor widening near Memphis.
2. Highlands Pedestrian Bridge Construction
Management, Colorado Department of
Transportation, Region 6. As an extension
of Colorado Department of Transportation
staff, provided full inspection, documentation,
traffic control implementation, stakeholder
coordination, and quantity tracking services.

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Worldwide expertise

With experience throughout the


world, Atkins has the depth and
breadth of expertise to respond to
the most technically challenging
and time-critical infrastructure
projects and the transition to a
low-carbon economy.
We plan every aspect of our clients
projectsfrom cost and risk
planning, feasibility studies and
logistics, to impact assessments and
stakeholder engagement activity.
We design intellectual capital such
as management systems and
business processes. We also design
physical structures such as office
towers, schools, bridges, and
highways. Whatever we design,
we apply the same passion and
creativity combined with rigorous
quality standards.

Our clients choose Atkins because


they need assurance that their
projects are procured safely and
predictably. They entrust us with the
management of projects, people,
and issuesensuring that deadlines
are met, costs are controlled, and
success is delivered.
Whether it is the concept for a
skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail
network, the modeling of a flood
defense system, or the improvement
of a management process, we
plan, design, and enable quality
solutions that improve the quality of
life for us all.

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1. Dubai Metro Station (United Arab Emirates)
2. 140 mph Pendolino Tilting Trains
(United Kingdom)
3. London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic
Games (United Kingdom)

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4. Newport City Footbridge (United Kingdom)


5. Copenhagen Metro (Denmark)
6. Durrat Al Bahrain (Bahrain)

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7. Flordas Turnpike Enterprise (Florida)

9. Piccadilly Circus (United Kingdom)

12. Amiri Flight Hangar (Qatar)

15. Taiyuan Wusu International Airport (China)

8. Houston Light Rail Transit (Texas)

10. Wilmington Bypass. Construction


Inspection Services (North Carolina)

13. Xian Xianyang International Airport (China)

16. Luis Muoz Marn International Airport


(Puerto Rico)

11. M25 Widening (United Kingdom)

14. Birmingham International Interchange


Airport (United Kingdom)

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www.atkinsglobal.com

North America: 4030 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 700


Tampa, Florida USA 33607 T: +1.800.477.7275

UK & Europe: Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, London,


NW1 3AT, United Kingdom T: +44 20 7121 2000

Asia Pacific: 5th Floor Wharf T&T Centre, Harbour City,


Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong T: +852 2972 1000

Middle East & India: PO Box 5620, 3rd Floor, Al Rostamani


(Al Hamriya) Building, Khalid Bin Waleed Road, Dubai,
United Arab Emirates T: +971 4 4059 300

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