AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATCX) (“Atlas” or the “Company”), a leading provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering, program management and consulting services, announced today the award of a $8 million contract from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) services. The newly awarded contract will support the TxDOT’s Odessa District in West Texas.
“Atlas’ relationship with TxDOT spans more than 20 years and we are pleased to continue our partnership in servicing the critical infrastructure of this rapidly growing state,” said Atlas CEO, L. Joe Boyer.
Atlas has delivered quality CEI services for TxDOT since 2015 and will continue to do so for the next four years under the terms of this new contract. Under TxDOT’s oversight, Atlas will provide the day-to-day management of construction inspection, material testing, record keeping and documentation and overall project management for construction activities on strategically selected projects. The Odessa District oversees approximately 8,160 lane miles of roadway, employs 286 employees and has nearly $500 million in construction contracts in progress, with another $500 million scheduled to start next fiscal year. Atlas is proud of the working relationship and the opportunity to provide quality service to the State’s residents.
“We operate as an extension of TxDOT: we work hard to partner with the contractor to deliver on time, on budget and high-quality construction projects,” said Will Barnett, Project Manager for the TxDOT CEI project.
“Atlas has managed construction oversight for us on some of the most challenging projects in the western Permian Basin oil and gas fields. We are pleased to again have them helping us manage a new round of roadway infrastructure projects to improve safety and access within the nation’s largest energy production zone. Based on their track record, we know Will and the Atlas team will continue to provide excellent CEI service to our District,” said Odessa District Engineer John R. Speed, PE.
About Atlas Technical Consultants
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Atlas is a leading provider of professional testing, inspection engineering and consulting services under the name Atlas Technical Consultants, offering solutions to public and private sector clients in the transportation, commercial, water, government, education and industrial markets. With more than 100 offices in 40 states and 3,200+ employees, 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, go to https://www.oneatlas.com.
About Texas DOT
The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 195,000 lane miles of roads and for supporting aviation, rail, and public transportation across the state. Through collaboration and leadership, we deliver a safe, reliable, and integrated transportation system that enables the movement of people and goods.