Client: Uptown Development Authority (UDA)
Location: Houston, TX
Role: Construction Engineering/Management & Inspection
This project is part of the UDA’s ongoing area roadway construction program in the Houston Galleria Area. Westpark Drive included widening and reconfiguration of roadway from South Rice Boulevard to IH-610, completion of misc. boulevard work Hidalgo Pond to Richmond, modification of bus platforms and pavers, and installation of Metro surveillance and communication duct bank. S. Post Oak Lane included the reconstruction of 1,500 LF of the existing three-lane pavement with a new 10” reinforced concrete pavement and subgrade along S. Post Oak Lane from Doliver to Tilbury, N Wynden Dr. Scope of work also include widening of N. and S. Wynden Dr. with lane reconfiguration, concrete curb, sidewalk, street lights, storm sewer trunk line and inlets, a new traffic signal at Longmont Dr., pavement markings improvements and relocation of all overhead power and communication lines underground in a private Utility Duct Bank system within the existing ROW.
A+ Services serves as the Lead Construction Engineer to support overall construction field services including project coordination with TxDOT/ METRO operation of BRT and Uptown Transit Center. A+ Services provides daily construction management support for construction inspection and testing. Among other CE/M&I services, our team is responsible for establishing the construction protocol, managing the inspection and testing team, assisting in review of RFIs/submittals, negotiation with contractor on work directives, as well as addressing construction phasing and issues related to construction schedule, critical path constructability matters, traffic circulation, traffic safety, and business and public access management. Both projects are near final completion.