I-75 from North of SR 80

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Nov 29, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Oral Presentation

I
-
75 from North of SR 80

to South of SR 78

Contract: 12165 FMN: 413066 1 62 01



April 11, 2012

Agenda


Awareness/approach to project


Understanding of scope


Unique issues


Best of value added



Proposed staffing


Quantity


Availability


Qualifications/certifications


Quality/experience on other projects


Team’s past performance on similar projects


Other considerations


Communications


Commitment


Volkert Team Experience


Awareness/Approach to Project

Understanding of Scope


D/B/F $80M lump sum 21st Century Vision
project to widen 1.6 miles of I
-
75 to eight
lanes


Two step D/B procurement process


CEI support for 140 days


Full FHWA oversight


Widening of four pairs of bridges


Caloosahatchee River (steel main span)


Tidal Creek


Tidal Marsh


Popash

Creek

Awareness/Approach to Project

Understanding of Scope


CEI duration 1,220 days


Construction duration 1,050 days


New noise barrier walls at I
-
75/SR 80
Interchange


Stormwater management facilities


Drainage improvements to SR 78


Milling and resurfacing of I
-
75, ramps, median
crossover


Structural ITS accommodations


Median barrier system


Utility coordination/relocation

Awareness/Approach to Project

Understanding of Scope

CEI role


Assistance during procurement phase


Assist with review of ATCs


Book of promises


Manage D/B design and permitting


Review and acceptance of CPM and schedule of values


ERC and submittal tracking


Review comment clarity


CEI services during construction


Construct the project in accordance with all contract
documents and approved permits


Utilize CPPR as needed


Communication


Partnering

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Procurement overview


Bridge inspection
report
recommendations


Designing for vessel
collision


Field attachments
welding


Lateral bracing


Cross frame
connection plates


Bridge drainage

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Inspection report items


verify in RFP



Paint entire steel
span


Replace fender
system


Replace all deck
expansion joints


Repair footing
delaminations


Replace access
ladders/platform

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Designing for vessel
collision


Barge traffic has
decreased


New/larger
foundations and piers
to distribute vessel
impact loads


Increased
construction costs

Suggest


review with
SDO

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Field
attachments/welding


RFP prohibits field
attachments and
welding

to bridge
girders web/flanges


Eliminates use of cross
bracing for loads


Drilling of bolt holes
allowed by SDG

Suggest


clarify RFP
language

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Lateral bracing


RFP directs removal of
the lateral bracing and
connection plates


Current design practice
considers bracing
unnecessary


Removal may not add
value

Suggest


revisit RFP with
SDO

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Cross frame connection plates


Plates are welded to girder web and
compression flange


Results in fatigue prone connection where
girder flange is in tension


RFP requires new detail to correct

Solution


standard detail

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Bridge drainage


RFP states, “bridge
drainage shall not
discharge directly into
the Caloosahatchee
River”


RFP Q&A, “portion of
the bridge can continue
to discharge into…”


Widening of SB bridge
to high side of
superelevated

curve

Suggest
-

clarifying RFP
intent

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Design Development
overview


Managing D/B/F
payments


Prioritizing and
tracking submittals


Review comments
for clarity and
conformance with
contract



Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Managing D/B/F payments


First availability payment is August 2013


Payments governed by D/B/F contract
terms


Future payments after CEI contract term

Solution
-

we will manage this effectively

Cash Availability Schedule

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Prioritizing submittals


D/B/F team design schedule is critical


Significant volume of design documentation/plans


Submittals must be prioritized for efficient reviews

Review comment clarity


Comments must be focused on compliance with


RFP requirements


Department criteria

Solutions
-

we will lead the design partnering effort
with D/B/F team EORs and District 1; we will review
every comment

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Construction overview


Environmental impacts


Smalltooth

sawfish, manatee


Outstanding Florida Waters


Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuge


Public recreation area access


Great
Calusa

Blueway

Paddling Trail


Morse Shores and Dos Rios noise barrier walls


Maintenance of traffic


Marine and vehicular


Bridge construction methods


Pile driving


Coordination with adjacent projects


Blue logo signs relocation





Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Noise barrier walls

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Impacts to wetlands, wetlands species, and essential
fish habitat



Construction conditions commitments to NMFS


Sea turtle, smalltooth sawfish, manatee

Smalltooth sawfish habitat and education


Nursery habitat includes Charlotte Harbor Estuary


Will restrict contractor marine operations


Education program commitment

Solutions
-

extensive review and analysis of
construction plan and prepare/deliver the education
program

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuge


Established in 1920, 40 acres, three islands


“Preserve and breeding ground for natural birds”


Construction operations must be minimized

Public recreation access


Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail


closure
necessary


Orange Harbor RV Park


Local fishermen

Solutions
-

extensive planning, public information and
continuous monitoring of contractor’s operations

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Outstanding Florida Waters


Impacts typical construction operations


“Zero” NTU increase above background


Major concern of Department, SFWMD, Lee
County and City of Fort Myers

Solution
-

continuous emphasis and
vigilance


Blue logo signs


Coordinating temporary removal

Solution
-

Florida logos coordination

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Maintenance of traffic


Marine


USCG notice to
mariners



Vehicular


Coordination with
SWIFT Center


Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Bridge construction
methods


Commitment to top down
or work trestle bridges


Barges restricted to
adequate depth


Straddle cranes produce
unequal load distribution

Solution
-

we will be
engaged continuously with
the contractor to minimize
environmental risks and
impacts


Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Pile driving


44 test piles on
conceptual plans


24” pile, length from
60’ to 140’


Test pile program is
developed and
managed by D/B/F
team

Solution


experienced
staff

Awareness/Approach to Project

Unique Project Issues

Coordination with adjacent projects


I
-
75 Widening from Luckett Road to
SR 80


Estimated completion is May/June 2013


I
-
75 Widening south of SR 78


Letting in May 2012


Construction start in September 2012

Solutions
-

seamless integration with
SR 80; we will attend SR 78 progress
meetings

Awareness/Approach to Project

Approach


Procurement

Objective


Same project
understanding


Crystal Gorman and
Nikesh Patel


DDE Bernie Masing
and his staff


Design Project
Manager Ray Porter


Structures Design
Office


D/B/F EORs

Awareness/Approach to Project

Approach


Procurement

Execution


Jim Lynch, PE,
available


Scott Collister, PE,
CPCM, available


Can attend all ATCs
and meetings


No limits on support

Unmatched FDOT procurement

and CC2 Bridge CEI expertise

Awareness/Approach to Project

Approach


Design Development

Objectives


Final plans and specifications


Comply with RFP and Department
criteria


“Released for Construction” on
schedule

Execution


Design Partnering “Kick
-
Off”


Maximize ERC efficiency


In
-
depth review of D/B/F Quality
Management Plan


QA Audit during first 120 days

Every comment reviewed
by Jim Lynch, PE

Awareness/Approach to Project

Best of Value Added

CEI QA/QC program


Provide QA Plan within 30 days of CEI
contract award


Executed semi
-
annually


Comprehensive
-

covers all phases


Includes interviews with Department,
contractor and project staff


World class written report








Awareness/Approach to Project

Best of Value Added


Florida Bridge Professionals


Scott
Collister
, PE, CPCM


John Horn, PE


Tom White, PE


Paul Looney, CEP, CSE, PWS


Office at no cost to Department


Same as adjacent project


Coordination with adjacent I
-
75 projects


James “J” White has dual roles as CSS/Assistant PA


PA, CSS and all Senior Inspectors have CTQP
Concrete Level 2


Secure FTP site and
GoToMeeting








Awareness/Approach to Project

Best of Value Added

Florida Bridge Professionals


John Horn, PE


Project CEI Services QA/QC Manager


23 years of bridge/Volkert experience


Steel and concrete structure design
experience


CC2 bridge portfolio


I
-
10/I
-
110 Interchange


I
-
10 Escambia Bay Emergency Repairs


I
-
10 Twin Spans, Lake Pontchartrain

Awareness/Approach to Project

Best of Value Added

Florida Bridge Professionals


Tom White, PE


Tampa bridge design department leader


35+ years of bridge design experience


Steel and concrete structure design experience


Bridge portfolio


D/B Selmon Expressway Widening, Hillsborough
County


I
-
75 Bridge Widening, Lee County


SR 80/US 27 Interchange, Hendry County


SR 25/US 27 bridges over CSX RR, Polk County

Awareness/Approach to Project

Best of Value Added

Florida Bridge Professionals


Paul Looney, CEP, CSE, PWS


Project environmental specialist


20+ years of ecology/wetlands
experience


Permit and construction monitoring
expertise


Wetlands


Threatened/endangered species

Proposed Staffing

Overview

Team selection


Subconsultants

we have worked with


Most highly qualified CEI
professionals


CC2 bridge over water experience


Focused on delivering the project
safely


Committed to delivering project
quality

Proposed Staffing

Project Staffing Chart

Proposed Staffing

Staff Quantity


Start dates CEI 5.2.12


D/B/F Contract 9.15.12


Total time 1,220 days


Total effort 400 staff months

Proposed Staffing

Availability/Qualifications

Scott
Collister
, PE, CPCM



Principal
-
In
-
Charge


25+ years of infrastructure experience


Former Director of Transportation
Development, District 7


Bridge portfolio


D/B Ringling Bridge Replacement


D/B US 19 Barge Canal Bridge Replacement


I
-
4/
Selmon

Connector


First FDOT “Build/Finance” Project

Proposed Staffing

Availability/Qualifications

Jim Lynch, PE, Senior Project Engineer


25+ years of experience delivering projects


FDOT Resident Engineer experience


Marrel Barber Bridge


Roosevelt Bridge


Evans Crary


Big John Monahan


CEI for 160 road and interstate projects


I
-
75 in Lee County


I
-
95 D/B Rest Area in Martin County


Delivering Luckett Road/SR 80 I
-
75 Widening Project


Fort Myers resident


50% available April 24, 2012


Proposed Staffing

Availability/Qualifications

Anthony Fresolone, Project Administrator


18+ years of CEI experience


Six years CC2 experience


Seven over water bridge projects


CTQP Concrete Level 2


Bridge CEI experience


I
-
10 Twin Spans Bridge Replacement


I
-
10 Escambia Bay Emergency Repairs


I
-
10/I
-
110 Interchange


I
-
110 Fairfield to Airport Boulevard


SR 173 Blue Angel Parkway


Perdido Pass Bay Bridge Painting


QA/QC for Luckett Road/SR 80 I
-
75 Widening


Certified Steel Coatings Inspector (SSPC)


100% available April 24, 2012

Proposed Staffing

Availability/Qualifications

James “J” White, Jr., CSS/Assistant PA


28+ years of CEI experience


CTQP Concrete Level 2


Bridge CEI experience


I
-
75 Caloosahatchee Asbestos Removal


Mariana Avenue Bridge Widening


I
-
75 Deck Replacement/Widening, Charlotte County


I
-
75 over Kings Highway Bridge Deck Replacement


I
-
75 over SR 80 Bridge Deck Replacement


I
-
75 Caloosahatchee Bridge Repairs


PA for Charlotte County ITS D/B Project


Certified Final Estimates Level 2 instructor


100% available April 24, 2012

Proposed Staffing

Availability/Qualifications

Norman Brownlie, Senior
Bridge Inspector


15+ years of experience


CTQP Concrete Level 2


Bridge experience


Sanibel Causeway
Bridge Replacement


Florida’s Turnpike
Widening over Canal 38


SR 80 over
Okaloacoochee River


Matanzas Pass Bridge
Painting

Mike Edge, Senior Bridge
Inspector


16+ years of experience


CTQP Concrete Level 2


Bridge experience


Toledo Blade Bridges


Sanibel Causeway
Bridge Replacement


Proposed Staffing

Availability/Qualifications

Steve Wall, Senior Bridge
Inspector


27+ years of experience


CTQP Concrete Level 2


Bridge experience


Vanderbilt Road


Estero Parkway Flyover


Clearwater Pass Bridge


Sanibel Causeway
Bridge Replacement

Robert McCrumb, Senior
Roadway Inspector


20+ years of experience


CTQP Concrete Level 2


QC Manager for iROX
D/B


Senior Inspector for
I
-
75
Luckett

Road/SR
80, Vanderbilt Beach
Road, Bee Ridge Road,
SR 64, SR 70, SR 80


Bridge experience


Myakka River Bridge

Proposed Staffing

Qualifications/Experience Matrix


Proposed Staffing

Experience on Similar Projects

Proposed Staffing

Experience on Similar Projects

Other Considerations

Communication

Objectives


Effective communications


Efficient communications

Execution


Choose best method, email, teleconference,
meeting


GoToMeeting


Volkert secure FTP site


Open lines of communication


internal and
external


Public involvement support


Other Considerations

Commitment

Other Considerations

Commitment

I
-
75
Luckett

to SR 80


Personnel changes


Jim Lynch moved to Fort Myers


Tom White involved in review of
CSIs and other structural issues


Bridge inspection staff provided
guidance on HMLP issues

35% DBE commitment

The Volkert Team is Prepared and

Committed to Deliver this Project!


Questions and Answers

Thank You!