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GZA retained to support $30M “RAISE Manchester” project in N.H.

GZA has been retained to provide geotechnical and other engineering services for the “RAISE Manchester: Connecting Communities” project that will transform several downtown streets and upgrade pedestrian and bicyclist connections.

Working as one of several subcontractors to project manager Fuss and O’Neill, GZA will support the $30 million project that includes extensions of South Commercial Street and Gas Street, a pedestrian bridge over Granite Street, a revamped South Willow Street-Queen City Avenue intersection, and pedestrian and bicycle paths throughout the project zone. 

GZA President and CEO Patrick Sheehan said: “RAISE Manchester is a transformational project for the city of Manchester that will enhance community connection, reduce traffic, improve safety, and expand green transportation options including walking and biking on an expanded trail network.  One of GZA’s Core Values is that ‘We Care for our Communities,’ and we are both honored and proud to be part of the team supporting the city and Fuss and O’Neill in bringing this exciting vision to life.’’ 

Other entities working alongside GZA on the project include Cornerstone Energy Services, Drive Engineering, Hartgen Archeological Associates, HMMH, KCI, Keville Enterprises, LM Preservation, Montagne Powers, Pirie Associates, and STV. GZA expects to begin geotechnical work in the field this month to help support the design of foundations for the new bridges and other structures being constructed as part of RAISE Manchester.

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