Our team is the lead CEI firm for the 16-mile US 17 widening project from South of Belgrade to the US 17 New Bern Bypass in Division 2. Summit is staffing a Project Manager and 12 CEI technicians, which includes lead Tech IV inspectors over roadway and structures. The $143M project consists of over 4.8 million yards of borrow, 300,000 tons of asphalt, numerous utility relocations, 25 bridges and one culvert. This includes two dual 1,200-foot structures over the White Oak and Trent Rivers. Our engineers and technicians were hand-selected for this project based off of their proven team cohesion on a previous project. We were able to build around our strengths and weaknesses to form a team specifically suited for the Maysville Bypass. Our team members’ familiarity with each other allows them to assist each other more efficiently, and tackle tough project issues effectively.
Our team was selected by NCDOT as the prime consultant for the Monroe Expressway connection from US 74 near I-485 in Mecklenberg County to US 74 between Wingate and Marshville in Union County. Summit is providing NCDOT CEI, structures inspections and materials sampling and testing. For this project, Summit staffed one Resident Engineer, three assistant Resident Engineers and 34 technicians between our own and our sub-consultant’s employees. Summit also assisted with all testing and inspection for toll operations to begin once the road opened. Summit inspected all aspects for 7 ORT facilities and gantries for toll collections.
This was the first Intelligent Transportation System(ITS), Design-Build project in North Carolina. As the prime construction engineering, inspection and quality control firm for the Design-Build team, we provided CEI inspection of the Intellligent Transportation System work on NCTA's Western Wake Freeway and Triangle Expressway. Our scope of work included inspection of the installation of fiber optic cable, microwave vehicle detection systems, closed-circuit television cameras, dynamic message signs and the integration of all ITS communications along the road corridor and directly to the Triangle Regional Management Center, State Emergency Operating Center and NCTA's Customer Service Center.