Summarized by the Alliance for Fort Gordon
Published May 12, 2023
n May 5, 2023, Governor Brian Kemp signed the state budget that included $2.7 million in design funding for Augusta Technical College’s large capital project request: a new advanced manufacturing & engineering technology facility that will be located in Columbia County. With the approval of design funding, the college is now in line to obtain $35,970,00 in construction funding in FY25 and $6,965,000 in FF&E in FY26.
The facility is planned to be 81,000 square feet and will house engineering technology programs (architectural, computer/electrical, mechanical, and nuclear), machine tool/CNC, chemical technology, industrial automation, mechatronics/robotics, metrology and quality management, hydraulics/pneumatics, additive manufacturing/3D printing, welding, and soft-landing space for economic development projects and/or research and development projects.