DeKalb resident honored as “Georgia Engineer of the Year in Construction”

Loretta Washington
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Loretta Washington, president and CEO of LCW Engineering Inc. in South DeKalb County, has received the “Georgia Engineer of the Year In Construction” Award by Engineering Georgiamagazine.

Washington was honored for her work in the construction management and design-build industry.

Washington served as project manager for the Interstate 75 widening project in Lowndes County, one of the Georgia Department of Transportation’s first design-build projects. Washington also oversaw the maintenance task order for the I-75 resurfacing project from the Brookwood Interchange to Interstate 285 in Fulton and Cobb counties; and recently, she completed utility relocation services for the I-285/Georgia 400 design-build-finance project.

Washington holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Ohio State University. She founded LCW Engineering in August 2004.

Washington has had a direct hand in defining and advancing practice through GDOT and was co-chair of the plan presentation guide subcommittee and the QC/QA subcommittee, where members co-wrote and developed manuals for GDOT.
A volunteer in the professional engineering community, she has served both on the American Society of Civil Engineers National Committee on Diversity and Women in Civil Engineering.

LCW Engineering, Inc. is located in the South DeKalb Business Park at 4260 Clausell Court, Suite 103, in Decatur.






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  • André Dowdell

    May 7, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    Excellent choice to be have this award to be given to Loretta Washington. I hope to meet ms. Washington and say a great big hug for her works


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