C.W. Matthews Contracting Company Inc.


Peachtree Creek Bridge Gets Its $20M Upgrade

The Peachtree Creek Bridge on SR 3/Northside Drive in North Atlanta (Fulton County), built in 1926, is being replaced by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) via a $20,164,623.92 contract that was awarded to C....


Georgia's Alabama Highway Widening Project Set for September Finish

After more than 3½ years, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has announced that its widening project along Alabama Highway/GA Highway 151 in north Georgia is closing in on the final stages of completion....


Georgia DOT Begins Work on New I-85 Widening in Jackson County

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) on Nov. 17 announced the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Interstate 85 Phase 2 widening project in Jackson County. Work has already commenced to expand I-85 from two to three lanes in both directions east of Braselton from Georgia State Road 53 to just north of U.S....


Work Continues on Major Upgrade to Macon's I-16/I-75 Interchange

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) are hard at work on the construction activities related to the I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvement Project in Macon-Bibb County. With a cost of $500 million, GDOT considers the upgrade to the I-16/I-75 interchange to be a top safety and mobility megaproject for the state of Georgia....


Georgia DOT Awards $58.5M in Construction Contracts for May

Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded 32 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $58,534,346. The largest single awarded investment, worth approximately $6.3 million, was awarded to Oxford Construction Company to construct 0.578 mi....


Crews Confront 'Very Challenging Job' on $500M Project

A little more than three years into a projected eight-year interchange project in Macon, the contractor can't seem to buy a break. Environmental issues, flooding and unmarked utilities have added at least a year and a half to the project to improve the I-16/I-75 interchange....


Former Educator Making a Difference With C.W. Matthews Contracting Co.

Jeremy Whitaker taught construction trades education for seven years at Kennesaw Mountain High School in Cobb County, Ga., before he was hired by C.W. Matthews Contracting Co. Inc. last June to promote the construction industry in elementary and high schools as a means to secure much-needed workers for an industry that is experiencing a labor shortage....


Atlanta 10 Years Later: Business Booming as Growth Continues

Did you know that Atlanta's metropolitan area is the third largest and fastest growing in the country? And not only that, its growth rate is consistently in the top five? Now that you do, what does all of that mean? Improving the city's infrastructure is a necessity....


Crews Rebuild Tenn. Bridge One Week After Collapse

The collapse of the I-75 South bridge over I-24 West in Chattanooga April 1 proved to be anything but a funny April Fool's Day prank to motorists and the Tennessee DOT. All lanes at the busy interchange of I-75 and I-24 closed for several hours after the failure, stopping traffic in all directions throughout most of the day....


GDOT's $135M Widening of I-85 Presses Forward

The first of the Georgia Department of Transportation's 11 Major Mobility Investment Program (MMIP) projects, the $135 million-plus design-build widening of I-85, is being constructed by C.W. Matthews Contracting Company (CWM) Inc....






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