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Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 10:49AM

Braselton man named to new position with GDOT

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Georgia Department of Transportation District Engineer Bayne Smith announces that Shannon Giles of Braselton is now the Assistant Area Engineer for Construction in Barrow and Gwinnett Counties.

Giles has worked with GDOT since 2001 in the Construction Division. He served as project manager for intersection improvements and the widening of the McGinnis Ferry Road Bridge over the Chattahoochee River in Forsyth County. Giles moved to the Utility Office in 2011. He worked with the utility coordination on all construction and maintenance projects with the 150 utility companies in Northeast Georgia's District One. In his new position, Giles will manage all construction projects on State Routes and Interstates in his Barrow and Gwinnett Counties.

Giles graduated from Lanier Technical College with a diploma in Micro-Computer Technology.

"Shannon is an excellent employee. He works well with contractors and understands our construction specifications in great detail," Smith said. "His attention to detail and thoroughness in everything he does will help keep our Construction Projects moving forward on time and on budget. Shannon is an asset to the State of Georgia and specifically to the Department of Transportation."

Shannon and his wife Lisa are the parents of two daughters; Sarah Morrow, age 13 and Emily Giles, age 10.
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