Interstate 35 and Pleasant Valley Interchange
This project located on Route 35 in Clay County Missouri consists of grading, pavement, drainage, lighting, signal, signing, sound walls, retaining walls and bridges. Other project secondary components include over 7000 linear feet (ranging in size from 12 to 60 inches) of storm sewer pipes, inlets, drainage ditches, channels, curb, and gutters. The bridges (Northbound I-35 and Southbound I-35) span from I-435 to approximately 1 mile north of the intersection with Pleasant Valley Road, with the total length of improvement being 2.4 miles.
Premier Engineering Consultants LLC was retained by the Contractor to provide Construction Quality Management service (in accordance with Section L of MoDOT standard specification) for this $26.5 million major interchange. The overall goal is to ensure that the project work and materials meet or exceeds all contract requirements. In this role, we developed the Quality Management Plan (QMP) that will be the guide throughout the project. This QMP was approved by the project design professional prior to the start of work. In addition to all other pertinent component of the work, the QMP included an organizational structure of the contractor’s project management, production staff, and QC staff; a list of all certified QC testers who will perform QC duties on the project, including subcontract work, and the tests in which they are certified; a list of all QC inspectors who will perform QC inspection duties on the project, including sub-contract work, and the areas of inspection that they will be assigned; a procedure for verifying documentation is accurate and complete and all other standard needed to meet the overall goal of the QMP. This project is on-going and scheduled to be completed in 2017
In addition to our construction management services, Premier Engineering Consultants, LLC (Premier) is also providing Engineering Design During Construction (EDDC). In that role we have designed shoring for the retaining walls and checked the top slab of existing inlets for adequacy to support H-20 loading.
Project Cost: $26.5 Million
Role: Construction Quality Manager