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Firm Selected for the Multimodal Transportation Center Design

Post Date:10/09/2019 12:12 PM

Albany, GA (October 8, 2019) – The Mayor and City Commissioners approved the Niles Bolton Associates of Atlanta, GA, contract for the design services for the Multimodal Transportation Center for the total expenditure $1,209,350.00.

David Hamilton, Director of Transportation, stated, “This project is important to the City and the Harlem District and will serve as the catalyst project for economic development. We will be engaging the community to provide feedback on the overall project.”

The funding for this project comes from two sources, 80% Federal and 20% local, Go Transit Funds awarded to the City in 2016, by the State Road and Tollway Authority. The City was awarded $1.9M dollars of which $400,000 can be used for preliminary engineering and design.

A Selection Committee was created to evaluate the three firms that submitted proposals. The Selection Committee consisted of staff from Transit, Community and Economic Development, and Central Services. They assessed the proposals based on the following factors: Multimodal Facility design experience that includes both municipal and intercity bus components, Experience integrating multimodal facilities into historically sensitive areas, Experience with GDOT ad with FTA funded multimodal projects, and Office Location. The Selection Committee recommendation was that Niles Bolton Associates is the most qualified firm and has met all of the requirements for contract award.

For more information, please contact Monique Broughton Knight, Public Information Officer at mbroughton@albanyga.gov.

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