Atkins snaps to attention with choice West Point contract wins

22 January 2014 0 Comments

22 January 2014

UK-based engineering consultancy Atkins has won two substantial contracts in the US – one to help upgrade barracks at the famous West Point military academy, and another to help get people moving at Florida’s Orlando International Airport.

Atkins won two multimillion-dollar contracts to help modernise the MacArthur Short and Long Barracks at the US Military Academy in West Point, New York, following several previous assignments there.

The $53.8m renovation of West Point’s historic Scott Barracks envisions cutting energy costs by 30% (Atkins)

The $53.8m wall-to-wall renovation of West Point’s historic Scott Barracks, built in the 1930s, involves upgrades to meet current codes and replace outdated building systems, with a goal to cut energy costs by 30%.

Elsewhere, Atkins has also been selected to provide civil engineering design services for the Automated People Mover (APM) complex, part of Orlando International Airport’s $1.1bn