Athletic Facilities

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Rockdale County Schools

Client

Rockdale County School District

Location

Conyers, GA

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with Breedlove Planning to completely renovate the footballs fields and tracks at three high schools in Rockdale County. Heritage High School, Salem High and Rockdale County High received new tracks, new artificial turf and complete upgrade of field amenities.

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Greene County High School

Client

Greene County Board of Education

Location

Greensboro, GA

Brief Project Description

Working with CGLS Architects, Astra constructed a new artificial turf field for the high school. This project included new track, new lighting, paving, sidewalks, walkways and new ticket booth

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Chastain Tennis Center

Client

City of Atlanta Parks & Recreation

Location

Atlanta, GA

Contract Value

$1.06 million

Completion Date

June 2010

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with the City of Atlanta to design and build a new tennis center and renovate 12 tennis courts. The project involved the demolition of the existing tennis center, earthwork, infrastructure improvements including underground detention and landscaping. In addition, a new Earthcraft certified new tennis center was constructed

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Duncan Creek Park

Client

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Location

Dacula, GA

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with Lose and Associates to build a multi-purpose park for Gwinnett County. The park includes a football field, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts and a playground. In addition, there is an open air pavilion and extraordinary concrete skate park. This park sits on more than 89 acres of land and took 18 months to complete.

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Harbins Community Park

Client

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Location

Dacula, GA

Contract Value

$5.43 million

Completion Date

July 2013

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with Lose & Associates on this park in Dacula. Astra constructed seven (7) baseball fields, including plazas, dugouts, fencing and irrigation. The park’s amenities also include a playground, concession/restroom building and a 0.9 mile asphalt trail. Construction included road improvements, parking lots, retaining walls and lighting

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Sweetwater Park

Client

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Location

Lawrenceville, GA

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with W.K. Dickson to build this 25-acre park in Gwinnett County. Amenities include a 2,000 SF open-air pavilion with seating, ¾ mile multi-purpose trail, playgrounds, double tennis court, horse shoe pits, two half-court basketball courts, a sand volleyball court, picnic tables and porch swings

Commercial Construction

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Don Carter State Park

Client

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Location

Gainesville, GA

Contract Value

$12.55 million

Completion Date

April 2013

Brief Project Description

Don Carter State Park, located where the Chattahoochee meets Lake Lanier, is Georgia’s newest state park. Astra built this park from the ground up, using a design from Jacobs Engineering Group. Development included building roads, parking lots and a self-contained water system. The park covers more than 150 acres and includes cottages, a LEED certified visitor’s center, park ranger residences, picnic shelters, bath houses, boat ramps and a beautiful beach

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Fairburn Memorial Plaza

Client

City of Fairburn

Location

Fairburn, GA

Contract Value

$1.7 million

Completion Date

March 2015

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with the City of Fairburn, GA, and John Benson and Associates to construct a new downtown plaza. The project included a stage, new building featuring reclaimed wood, as well as a significant amount of hardscape

Infrastructure

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Charlie Loudermilk Park

Client

Buckhead Community Improvement District

Location

Atlanta, GA

Contract Value

$1.7 million

Completion Date

March 2015

Brief Project Description

This urban park is situated across from the Buckhead Theater, in a spot that once housed Henry Irby’s General Store, the hub of Buckhead’s earliest activity. In a project sponsored by Buckhead CID, and designed by HGOR, Astra built a one of a kind public space that includes a clock tower, sculpture, green space and a modern granite fountain.

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Historic Fourth Ward Park/ Clear Creek Combined Sewer Basin Relief

Client

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. / Department of Watershed Management

Location

Atlanta, GA

Contract Value

$13.7 million

Completion Date

March 2011

Brief Project Description

Astra companies worked in conjunction with the Atlanta Beltline, Inc. on the first park on the Beltline. Clear Creek is located in Historic Fourth Ward Park, and includes a two acre detention pond providing relief to the City of Atlanta’s combined sewer system. The project included a 24” tap into the existing 9×9 trunk sewer, re-routing and reconstructing city streets, elevated walkways, stone walls, water features, decorative railings, exposed aggregate hardscapes, site lighting and landscaping. Clear Creek has established itself to be a beacon park of the Atlanta Parks System.

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Liberty Plaza

Client

Georgia Building Authority

Location

Atlanta, GA

Contract Value

$4.4 million

Completion Date

January 2015

Brief Project Description

A new public space located across from Georgia’s Capitol building, Liberty Plaza is a gathering place for formal ceremonies and rallies. Previously, the site contained a parking deck. Astra demolished the parking deck, and using a design from Stevens & Wilkinson, constructed the beautiful plaza including granite walls, hardscapes and a lawn for visitors.

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Savannah Gardens

Client

City of Savannah

Location

Savannah, GA

Brief Project Description

The Savannah Gardens project entailed completing a new storm drainage system and new water and sewer services for single family, multi-family development, and future multi-use commercial properties. Hardscape included pervious pavers, road and roadways, as well as a public plaza, sidewalks and two (2) future parks.

Public Spaces

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Play Chastain

Client

Chastain Park Conservancy

Location

Atlanta, GA

Completion Date

December 2015

Brief Project Description

Play Chastain entailed building out of new play structures and hardscapes in existing Chastain Park. The project included acres of hardscape and landscaping, a new treehouse, new play structures and a roller slide. Astra worked with Chastain Park Conservancy to create a world-class playground within the park.

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Eastside Trail

Client

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

Location

Atlanta , GA

Contract Value

$8.9 million

Completion Date

October 2012

Brief Project Description

The Eastside Trail project included the construction of a 2-mile trail through an urban residential setting. The project included a decorative concrete path, pedestrian bridges, 25,000 square feet of granite wall veneer, and $1.3M in stainless steel railing. In addition, Astra completed all other appurtenances from Irwin Street to Monroe Drive and intersection improvements at 10th Street and Monroe Drive.

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Suwanee Town Center Park

Client

City of Suwanee

Location

Suwanee, GA

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with the City of Suwanee to build this 10 acre park in the heart of town. The park includes one mile of lighted paver and concrete pathways, decorative hardscapes and granite walls. The park also contains an amphitheater with an orchestra shell. Affectionately known as “Suwanee’s front lawn”, the park was completed in a year and a half.

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Lillian Webb Park

Client

City of Norcross

Location

Norcross, GA

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with the City to create Norcross’ crown jewel, Lillian Webb Park, which hosts concerts and other community events. Stone faced retaining walls house cascading waterfalls while other decorative hardscapes complete a picturesque place for local residents to relax. The park’s interactive fountain area has become a favorite summer cooling off spot for local children.

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Ivy Creek Greenway

Client

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Location

Buford, GA

Brief Project Description

Astra completed Ivy Creek Greenway for Gwinnett County from the ground up. The project consisted of asphalt trails and boardwalks for bikes and pedestrians and a beautiful suspension bridge.

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Morgan Falls Overlook Park

Client

City of Sandy Springs

Location

Sandy Springs, GA

Contract Value

$2.93 million

Completion Date

July 2010

Brief Project Description

Astra worked with Lose and Associates and the City of Sandy Springs to build Morgan Falls Park on Bull Sluice Lake. Astra constructed new playgrounds and buildings, as well as hardscapes, including pervious pavers. The project also included preserving historic landmarks and environmental protection of state waters.

Transportation

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DeKalb Peachtree Airport Westside Hangar

Client

DeKalb Peachtree Airport

Location

Atlanta, GA

Contract Value

$8.24 million

Completion Date

July 2014

Brief Project Description

Located at the end of Runway, 9/27, just east of Clairmont Road, this renovation at Dekalb Peachtree Airport (PDK) began with the removal of existing pavement. Astra performed grading and installed drainage and a detention pond. Astra also designed and constructed hangar facilities, including the taxiway pavement, access road, sanitary sewer and landscaping surrounding these hangars. Three small “T” design hangars with room for 13 aircraft were built, one large “T” design, with room for 10 aircraft, and one small box design to accommodate four (4) aircraft.

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Paulding County Airport

Client

Paulding County Airport Authority

Location

Dallas, GA

Contract Value

$2.81 million

Completion Date

July 2014

Brief Project Description

Astra worked to widen and lengthen a taxiway at Paulding County Airport in Dallas, Georgia. The work included site improvements, grading and concrete.