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  • AMT Projects win industry awards

    May 18, 2017
    AMT recently received three awards from ACEC-National and Metro Washington and two from the Urban Land Institute of Washington. We are proud to have received a National Recognition Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies Engineering Excellence Award competition for the Brookside Gardens Gateway and Gardens. The Brookside Gardens...
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    AMT Projects win industry awards
  • Bill Rice Joins AMT

    April 7, 2017
    AMT is pleased to announce that Bill Rice has joined our Raleigh, North Carolina office as State Planning and Environmental Services Lead. He will be responsible for AMT’s Planning and Environmental practice throughout the region.
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    Bill Rice Joins AMT
  • AMT Supports Maryland Community Initiative

    March 7, 2017
    AMT was honored to be asked by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s Office of Community Initiatives to assist with the reallocation of public school library books to schools in Prince George’s County over the last few weeks.
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    AMT Supports Maryland Community Initiative
  • AMT Wins ACEC-Maryland Honor Award

    March 7, 2017
    AMT is pleased to announce that the American Council of Engineering Companies of Maryland presented our Brookside Gardens Entryway and Parking Lot project with an Honor Award at its Engineering Excellence Awards Dinner.
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    AMT Wins ACEC-Maryland Honor Award
  • John Boryschuk Joins AMT

    February 1, 2017
    AMT is pleased to announce that John Boryschuk, P.E., has been named Director of Water and Wastewater Services.
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    John Boryschuk Joins AMT
  • Gene Chabak Joins AMT

    January 23, 2017
    AMT is pleased to announce that Gene Chabak has joined the firm as a Senior Traffic Engineer.
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    Gene Chabak Joins AMT
  • Tom Druhot Joins AMT

    January 9, 2017
    AMT is pleased to announce that Thomas Druhot has joined the firm as an Associate.
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    Tom Druhot Joins AMT
  • AMT Delaware Office Moves

    December 30, 2016
    AMT is pleased to announce that its Delaware office has moved to a new office in New Castle, conveniently located near the airport and Interstate 95.
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  • AMT is Pleased to Announce the Opening of its Office in Frederick, Maryland

    December 21, 2016
    The office will operate under the direction of AMT Associate Rick McGraw. Mr. McGraw is a Certified Construction Manager with more than 30 years of industry experience.
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    AMT is Pleased to Announce the Opening of its Office in Frederick, Maryland
  • AMT Baltimore Office Moves to Towson

    December 19, 2016
    AMT is pleased to announce that its Baltimore office has relocated to nearby Towson, Maryland. The custom-renovated facility accommodates our growing Baltimore staff while remaining close to our clients and colleagues.
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    AMT Baltimore Office Moves to Towson
  • AMT Kingsport Office Moves

    November 2, 2016
    AMT’s office in Kingsport, Tennessee has moved to a larger location. The new office is located at 108 Main Street, Suite 218, Kingsport, TN 37660.
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    AMT Kingsport Office Moves
  • AMT welcomes Heidi B. Kording to our Pennsylvania practice

    August 17, 2016
    AMT is pleased to welcome Heidi B. Kording, Construction Services Manager, to our
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    AMT welcomes Heidi B. Kording to our Pennsylvania practice
  • AMT opens Parkersburg, West Virginia office

    July 18, 2016
    AMT is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Parkersburg West Virginia.
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    AMT opens Parkersburg, West Virginia office
  • AMT named to Hot Firms List

    July 5, 2016
    AMT has once again been named to AEC publisher ZweigGroup’s Hot Firms List at number 88. The Hot Firms List is a ranking of the 100 fastest growing firms in the U.S. and Canada based on revenue growth over a three-year period.
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    AMT named to Hot Firms List
  • AMT named Best Firm to Work For

    June 20, 2016
    The Washington Post has once again named AMT to its list of Top Workplaces, ranking at number 43 among mid-sized firms in the Washington D.C. metro area.
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  • AMT earns Partnered Project of the Year Award

    June 1, 2016
    AMT, with VDOT, Orders Construction, the project's partnering facilitator, and the bridge designer were awarded a Ruby Level Partnered Project of the Year Award from the International Partnering Institute for the Avens Bridge Replacement
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    AMT earns Partnered Project of the Year Award
  • Eric Eckhardt promoted to Director

    May 23, 2016
    AMT is pleased to announce that Eric Eckhardt, P.E. has been promoted to Director of Construction Management and inspection services – Northeast Region.
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    Eric Eckhardt promoted to Director
  • Bart Schumacher joins AMT West Virginia office

    May 13, 2016
    AMT is pleased to announce that Bartley Schumacher, P.E. has joined the firm as a senior transportation engineer. Schumacher comes to AMT from the West Virginia Division of Highways where he worked for 22 years, most recently as a District Design Engineer leading a team of designers as well as...
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    Bart Schumacher joins AMT West Virginia office
  • Raleigh Staff Expands

    April 26, 2016
    AMT is pleased to announce the expansion of its staff in Raleigh, North Carolina with the addition of a transportation design project manager and transportation project engineer. Nick Ramirez, P.E. is a
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    Raleigh Staff Expands
  • Chantilly office moves

    March 3, 2016
    Due to AMT’s expansion in Northern Virginia, the firm’s Chantilly office has moved to a new, larger space.
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    Chantilly office moves
  • AMT ranked 8th largest firm in Washington

    February 25, 2016
    The Washington Business Journal has ranked AMT at number 8 on its annual list of
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    AMT ranked 8th largest firm in Washington
  • AMT makes second calendar donation

    January 4, 2016
    Thanks to donations from AMT staff, we made donations totaling $1,382 to Bourbon County Rescue and Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation on January 2. Bourbon County received $852 and Lost Dog $530. This is the second annual donation to the organizations.
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    AMT makes second calendar donation
  • AMT opens office in Christiansburg, Virginia

    December 2, 2015
    AMT, a multidisciplinary engineering firm, is pleased to announce the opening of its office in Christiansburg, Virginia. The office will complement the firm’s six Virginia offices serving public and private clients in the Eastern United States.
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    AMT opens office in Christiansburg, Virginia
  • AMT wins three transportation awards

    October 9, 2015
    AMT received three Transportation Engineering awards from the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance: Indian Hollow Road Bridge won in the "VDOT Less Than $10 Million" category, Avens Bridge won an Honorable Mention in the "VDOT More Than $10 million" category and the Crozet Streetscape won an Honorable Mention in the "Municipal...
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    AMT wins three transportation awards
  • Raleigh office moves to accommodate growth

    August 31, 2015
    To accommodate continued growth, such as our nearly complete Skipper Bowles Drive project at the University of North Carolina, AMT's Raleigh office has expanded to a larger space. The new address is:
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  • AMT opens office in Charlotte, North Carolina

    August 28, 2015
    AMT is pleased to announce the opening of its office in Charlotte, North Carolina. The new office provides engineering design and inspection services for both public and private clients. The new office is located at 10735 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262.
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    AMT opens office in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • AMT promotes Torgerson to Design Associate

    August 14, 2015
    AMT has promoted Steve Torgerson, a landscape architect in its Rockville office to Design Associate. In his new role, Torgerson will lead landscape architectural design throughout the company.
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    AMT promotes Torgerson to Design Associate
  • AMT Named Zweig Group Best Firm to Work For

    July 28, 2015
    Based on employee responses to a questionnaire earlier this year, AMT placed 6th in the Civil Engineering category in ZweigGroup’s Best Firm to Work For rankings. Best Firms To Work For is a national ranking by ZweigGroup publications that recognizes the top firms leading the way in creating a work...
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    AMT Named Zweig Group Best Firm to Work For
  • AMT named to Hot Firms List again

    July 5, 2015
    AEC publisher ZweigGroup has once again named AMT to its Hot Firms List at number 64.
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    AMT named to Hot Firms List again
  • Rankin to lead Pennsylvania Structural Engineering Team

    June 22, 2015
    Kyle Rankin, a professional engineer and certified bridge safety inspector joined AMT’s Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania office as an Associate with our structural design practice. Rankin offers 12 years of diversified project and structural engineering experience which he will apply to business development and as a technical resource for team members throughout...
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    Rankin to lead Pennsylvania Structural Engineering Team
  • AMT Top 200 ENR Ranking

    May 8, 2015
    Engineering News Record (ENR) has released its annual rankings of the Top 500 Design Firms and has ranked AMT at number 189 with revenue of $63 million, up from number 217 last year. AMT debuted with ENR in 2008
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    AMT Top 200 ENR Ranking
  • Kids learn lots at Bring Your Child to Work Day

    April 23, 2015
    AMT welcomed 31 children to its Rockville headquarters for Bring Your Child to Work Day today.
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    Kids learn lots at Bring Your Child to Work Day
  • Green infrastructure wins National Recognition award

    April 22, 2015
    AMT's DDOT Green Infrastructure Standards project received a National Recognition Award last night at the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Engineering Excellence Gala, an event attended by more than 600 people at the Marriott Wardman Hotel in Northwest, Washington, D.C.
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    Green infrastructure wins National Recognition award
  • AMT green infrastructure project wins Maryland Award

    February 20, 2015
    Last night, AMT's project, DDOT Green Infrastructure Standards, received an Outstanding Project Award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies at the Engineer's Club in Baltimore.
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    AMT green infrastructure project wins Maryland Award
  • AMT welcomes Brian Bernstein, Director of Environmental Services

    February 16, 2015
    Brian Bernstein joined AMT as Director of Environmental Services. Bernstein offers more than 26 years of experience in environmental consulting.
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    AMT welcomes Brian Bernstein, Director of Environmental Services
  • Walt Harrison promoted to Associate

    February 2, 2015
    AMT is pleased to announce the promotion of Walt Harrison to firm Associate. Mr. Harrison manages AMT’s VDOT District-wide Construction Engineering and Inspection contracts. He has further extended those services to a number of municipalities, helping to make AMT a sought-after construction engineering and inspection resource in the region and...
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    Walt Harrison promoted to Associate
  • AMT wins ACEC-MW Award for DDOT Green Infrastructure Standards

    January 23, 2015
    On January 22, AMT received an award for our DDOT Green Infrastructure Standards project from ACEC of Metro Washington. DDOT turned to AMT to help it develop and standardize green infrastructure design solu­tions within its right of way between the sidewalk and property line. The resulting groundbreak­ing
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    AMT wins ACEC-MW Award for DDOT Green Infrastructure Standards
  • Lester to establish AMT office in Christianburg, Virginia

    January 14, 2015
    Joshua Lester, P.E., CCM has joined AMT as an Associate to establish an office in Christiansburg, Virginia. There he will focus on construction engineering, management and inspection, design/build projects and he will provide design assistance.
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    Lester to establish AMT office in Christianburg, Virginia
  • Underwood to establish Charlotte office

    December 2, 2014
    John Underwood joins AMT as an Associate responsible for establishing and managing a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina to offer construction inspection services. He comes to AMT from the North Carolina Department of Transportation where he spent 14 years in roadway construction management, inspection, contract admin
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    Underwood to establish Charlotte office
  • Suffolk Office Move

    October 27, 2014
    AMT is pleased to announce that due to growth in our Suffolk office we have moved into a new, larger space. We are now located at 1520 Breezeport Way, Suite 500, Suffolk, VA 23435. The phone number and email remain the same.
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    Suffolk Office Move
  • Senior traffic engineer joins AMT Chantilly office

    October 7, 2014
    Charles O’Connell, P.E., has joined AMT as an Associate leading the firm’s traffic engineering services in Virginia. He brings to the position 29 years of experience including 11 with the Virginia Department of Transportation.
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    Senior traffic engineer joins AMT Chantilly office
  • Trevor Blankenship Remembered

    October 2, 2014
    AMT and our clients note with heavy hearts the anniversary of Trevor Blankenship’s death. We miss him terribly and the outpouring of love and support from all who knew him
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    Trevor Blankenship Remembered
  • Steve Brown brings NEPA/Environmental expertise to AMT’s Raleigh office

    August 7, 2014
    AMT is pleased to welcome Steve L. Brown, P.E. to its Raleigh, North Carolina office as a senior project manager and National Environmental Policy Act/environmental lead.
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    Steve Brown brings NEPA/Environmental expertise to AMT’s Raleigh office
  • AMT Welcomes Traffic Engineering Lead in West Virginia

    August 7, 2014
    A. Morton Thomas and Associates is pleased to announce that Tim Kirk, P.E., has joined its Charleston, West Virginia office as an associate. He will lead technical and business development practices for the firm in West Virginia.
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    AMT Welcomes Traffic Engineering Lead in West Virginia
  • Mike Wiercinski and Murphy Tuomey quoted in Zweig Letter articles

    July 18, 2014
    AMT president Mike Wiercinski and senior vice president Murphy Tuomey were quoted in the Zweig Letter, a publication devoted to leadership in the engineering, architecture and construction industries.
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    Mike Wiercinski and Murphy Tuomey quoted in Zweig Letter articles
  • AMT named a ZweigWhite Hot Firm

    July 17, 2014
    AEC publisher ZweigWhite has once again named AMT to its Hot Firms List at number 37.
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    AMT named a ZweigWhite Hot Firm
  • ZweigWhite names AMT a Best Firm

    July 16, 2014
    ZweigWhite has released its Best Firms ranking, placing AMT as its number nine civil engineering firm in the nation. It also ranked the company at number 16 among all firms that entered.
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    ZweigWhite names AMT a Best Firm
  • Washington Post names AMT a Top Workplace

    July 2, 2014
    AMT has been named to the Washington Post’s Inaugural Top Workplaces list. The firm ranked
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  • Bill Gilbert promoted to Associate

    July 1, 2014
    AMT is pleased to announce the promotion of Bill Gilbert, LS, to Associate. With more than
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    Bill Gilbert promoted to Associate
  • AMT now a CPC Provider in Maryland

    June 5, 2014
    AMT is proud to announce that we are now an approved provider of Continued Professional Competency courses in the State of Maryland.
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  • AMT Rises on ENR Top 500 List

    May 21, 2014
    AMT is proud to have been listed by Engineering News Record at number 217 on its ”Top 500 Design Firms” list, rising
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  • AMT Wins National Recognition Award

    May 6, 2014
    AMT received a National Recognition Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 24.
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    AMT Wins National Recognition Award
  • AMT Welcomes Brent Showalter

    April 28, 2014
    Brent Showalter, P.E., has joined AMT as an associate in its Washington, D.C. office as a technical and business development lead in the company’s transportation practice in the District.
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    AMT Welcomes Brent Showalter
  • AMT Engineer Yilei Shi named Rising Star

    March 21, 2014
    Yilei Shi, Ph.D., was named a 2014 Rising Star by Civil + Structural Engineering Magazine. The award which is given to only 15 recipients nationwide, and recognizes structural engineers 40 years old or younger working in the United States who have shown exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or...
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    AMT Engineer Yilei Shi named Rising Star
  • AMT Adds Development/Public Works Expert

    March 10, 2014
    Rockville, Md.–Carlos Ostria, P.E., has joined AMT as an associate in the firm’s Rockville office. He will expand AMT’s private land development business, public works pursuits and dry utilities work throughout its Eastern U.S. service area. Ostria brings to AMT more than 30 years of experience providing civil engineering services...
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    AMT Adds Development/Public Works Expert
  • AMT Celebrates Engineers Week with Ducks!

    February 24, 2014
    On Saturday, February 22, AMT staff participated in Discover Engineering Family Day at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. as part of Engineers Week 2014. This year, the AMT team created a display to demonstrate Manning’s Equation which
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    AMT Celebrates Engineers Week with Ducks!
  • AMT Project Qualifies for National Competition

    January 17, 2014
    AMT’s Stoney Creek at the National Institutes of Health project has recieved an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Metro Washington. The project provided stormwater management for 204 previously untreated acres in downtown Bethesda, Maryland and
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    AMT Project Qualifies for National Competition
  • AMT Wins Engineering Excellence Award

    January 17, 2014
    AMT received an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Metro Washington for its work on Witter Recreational Fields in Alexandria, Virginia. For this project, AMT designed
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    AMT Wins Engineering Excellence Award
  • AMT I-495 Project Honored

    December 20, 2013
    AMT is honored to have been part of the project team on the I-495 Express Lanes project which has been recognized by Engineering News Record – Mid Atlantic twice. The first award
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    AMT I-495 Project Honored
  • Ashland Parking Lot wins Urban Land Institute Vision Award

    December 17, 2013
    The Town of Ashland, A. Morton Thomas and Associates, and Filterra Bioretention Systems are honored to have received a Vision Award from the Urban Land Institute of Richmond in its Best Transportation/Infrastructure Project category. The award, given on December 4, recognized
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    Ashland Parking Lot wins Urban Land Institute Vision Award
  • AMT Bridge Project Ranked #1

    November 25, 2013
    Roads and Bridges magazine has ranked the Rte. 460 Connector Phase 1 Design-Build, Grassy Creek Bridge as its number one bridge of 2013. The bridge is also the tallest in Virginia and when complete, will link Virginia with
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  • AMT Headquarters to Move to New Offices

    November 6, 2013
    AMT will move its headquarters on November 18 to 800 King Farm Boulevard, 4th Floor in Rockville, Maryland.
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    AMT Headquarters to Move to New Offices
  • AMT opens Pennsylvania office

    October 29, 2013
    A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. The office is located at:
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    AMT opens Pennsylvania office
  • AMT hires Associate in Pennsylvania

    October 29, 2013
    David Snively, Jr., P.E. has joined the transportation practice of A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. to open a new office in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. He joins the firm as an Associate responsible
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    AMT hires Associate in Pennsylvania
  • Trevor Blankenship

    October 3, 2013
    AMT is mourning the loss of Trevor Blankenship, an AMT Construction Inspector who lost his life yesterday while working on Interstate 81. We are deeply saddened by this tragedy and offer our deepest condolences to Trevor's family and friends as they grieve this loss. We will miss Trevor as both...
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    Trevor Blankenship
  • AMT a Top 100 Washington Firm

    October 3, 2013
    AMT ranked at number 81 on the Washington Business Journal's list of the 100 largest privately held businesses in the Washington D.C. metro area.
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  • Seasoned structural engineer joins AMT

    September 26, 2013
    A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. is pleased to welcome Khossrow (Khoss) Babaei, P.E., S.E. as an Associate in the firm’s Chantilly, Virginia office. Babaei will enhance and develop the firm’s structural engineering practice.
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    Seasoned structural engineer joins AMT
  • AMT named a “Hot Firm”

    July 23, 2013
    Zweig White has once again named AMT to its Zweig Letter Hot Firms List for 2013. AMT ranked at number 31 on the list which ranks the hottest architectural, engineering and construction consulting firms in North America.
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  • Raleigh Office Expands

    July 11, 2013
    AMT is pleased to announce the expansion of its Raleigh, North Carolina office.
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    Raleigh Office Expands
  • AMT President Inducted to ACEC-MW Inaugural Class of College of Fellows

    April 19, 2013
    AMT is pleased to announce the induction of Mike Wiercinski, PE, LS to the inaugural class of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Metropolitan Washington College of Fellows. The College of Fellows is a group of distinguished engineers who have made significant contributions to the organization and the engineering...
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    AMT President Inducted to ACEC-MW Inaugural Class of College of Fellows
  • Permeable Parking Lot wins Watershed Excellence Award

    March 8, 2013
    AMT is honored to have received the 2013 Dave Pearson Watershed Excellence Award from the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association, with the Town of Ashland, for the design of a municipal parking lot retrofit. The award was announced at the statewide Virginia Water Conference on Tuesday, March 5.
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    Permeable Parking Lot wins Watershed Excellence Award
  • Longtime VDOT Veteran Joins AMT

    March 4, 2013
    AMT is pleased to announce that Harold Dyson, P.E. has joined AMT’s Richmond, Va. office. Prior to joining AMT, Dyson spent 32 years with the Virginia Department of Transportation, most recently as an Richmond District Construction and Materials Engineer and Area Construction Engineer in which he was responsible for infrastructure...
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    Longtime VDOT Veteran Joins AMT
  • AMT’s Richmond Office Expands

    February 7, 2013
    AMT is pleased to announce the expansion of its Richmond office. The office has recently added four members to its team. New firm Associate Jeff McKay, P.E., is a transportation engineer with more than 18 years of project design and management experience in the Commonwealth of Virginia. New firm Associate...
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    AMT’s Richmond Office Expands