As part of a Joint Venture, DFI was the managing partner and provided construction inspection services for bridges and highways in Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) District 5. Work included highway and bridge construction projects asphalt paving, patching, concrete flat work, clearing and grading, SWM and sediment control, and utility adjustments. Public relations were necessary to deal with residents’ concerns and complaints during project implementation.
All staff assigned were environmentally sensitive, had computer experience including working with MCMS schedule experience, and were MARTCP certified. Additionally, inspection services were performed on ADA Compliance Projects including sidewalks, medium treatments, ramps, driveway crossings, accesable pedestrian signals, electrical installations and traffic pavement markings. Concrete construction included curb, gutter, sidewalk, driveway, retaining walls, inspection of the base asphalt and sub base.
DFI assigned between 7-10 Resident Construction Inspectors to the contract. DFI was responsible for construction monitoring, materials inspection and testing, constructability reviews, quality control efforts involving soils, concrete, and asphalt paving operations. DFI performed final inspection and prepared documentation on a daily basis following SHA procedures.
Project scope also included bridge demolition and inspection of pile driving operation for construction of replacement and new construction bridges. DFI provided inspection of downstream waterway outfalls assuring effectiveness and compliance of grading and sediment control facilities.