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TxDOT Awards Atlas $8M Contract for Odessa Jobs

Tue October 05, 2021 - West Edition #21
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PaveTex Engineering, an Atlas Technical Consultants company, is the Construction Quality Acceptance Firm taking the lead on quality acceptance for the Texas Harbor Bridge project, one of the biggest in the state.
PaveTex Engineering, an Atlas Technical Consultants company, is the Construction Quality Acceptance Firm taking the lead on quality acceptance for the Texas Harbor Bridge project, one of the biggest in the state.

Atlas Technical Consultants Inc., a leading infrastructure and environmental services provider, announced the award of an $8 million contract from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services.

This five-year contract will support the TxDOT's Odessa District, which includes Andrews, Crane, Ector, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Reeves, Terrell, Upton, Ward and Winkler.

"We are extremely proud of our continued partnership with TxDOT and that we will continue to provide quality CEI services as we have since 2016," said Atlas Chief Growth Officer Priya Jain. "Atlas' investment and growth in providing quality assurance for CEI services is a testament to our focus on helping our clients safely improve and maintain critical infrastructure projects, especially within the nation's largest energy production zone."

Under TxDOT's oversight, Atlas will assist in managing construction of specific operations and provide engineer led inspection teams (ELIT) to perform various CEI services. It is expected at the time of the solicitation that work will be primarily in the Odessa district, but work may be required in other districts. Specific work may include day-to-day management of construction inspection, material testing, record keeping and documentation and overall project management for construction activities on strategically selected projects. Odessa District plans, designs, builds, operates and maintains the state transportation system. The Odessa District oversees approximately 8,226 lane mi. of roadway, employs 286 employees and has approximately $500 million in construction letting and maintenance expenditures.

Atlas has been providing CEI services in the Odessa District since 2016. This is the fifth prime CEI contract for West Texas and the third for the Odessa District. To date, Atlas has managed the construction engineering, inspection, material testing or document control for almost $277 million of projects in West Texas, $175 million of which were in the Odessa District.

About Atlas Technical Consultants

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Atlas is a leading provider of environmental solutions (ENV), testing, inspection & certification (TIC), engineering & design (E&D) and program, construction and quality management (PCQM) services. Under the name Atlas Technical Consultants, it offers solutions to public and private sector clients in the transportation, commercial, water, government, education and industrial markets. With approximately 3,600 employees and a nationwide footprint, Atlas provides a broad range of mission-critical technical services, helping clients test, inspect, certify, plan, design and manage a wide variety of projects across diverse end markets.

For more information, visit https://www.oneatlas.com.




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