Program & Construction Management

US 59 South Reconstruction

US 59 South Reconstruction TxDOT | Rosenburg, Texas Binkley & Barfield | DCCM provided construction management, utility coordination, and roadway/utility inspection services for the construction and inspection of US 59 South from west of SH 762 to west of FM 2759 in Richmond. The transformation of the roadway included the widening of US 59 from a four-lane rural freeway to an eight-lane freeway with a two-way high occupancy vehicle and improved frontage roads. Also included in this project were the upgrades of grading, cement-treated base, concrete pavement, a computer transportation management system, bridges, a storm drain, signing, pavement marking, lighting, and traffic signals. Binkley & Barfield | DCCM provided support with inspection of substructure and super structures on this project. Binkley & Barfield also assigned utility inspectors to verify the proposed alignment of utility relocation and monitor the installation of the utilities by working closely with owners and assigned subcontractors to verify that the proposed utilities were placed per the approved plan and profile.

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IH 45 South Expansion

IH 45 South Expansion TxDOT | Galveston County, Texas The expansion of IH 45 South in Galveston County was designed with the goal of expanding the interstate and improving mobility in a region that has seen continuous growth in recent years. Binkley & Barfield | DCCM provided utility relocation and inspection (including water line, communication cable, and gas line), grading, concrete pavement, asphalt-stabilized base, cement- and lime-treated base/subgrade, bridge structures, storm sewer, and detentions. Construction of the widening of a freeway facility consisted of grading, concrete pavement, asphalt-stabilize base, cement-treated base, lime-treated subgrade, asphalt concrete pavement, bridge structures, storm sewers, detention ponds, retaining walls, signing, pavement markings, traffic signals, continuous lighting, and traffic management system. Binkley & Barfield | DCCM was selected to perform utility coordination, subsurface utility engineering, and utility inspection for the entire project. Binkley & Barfield | DCCM provided utility coordination and relocation for Frontier, AT&T, Comcast, CenterPoint Energy gas, Texas-New Mexico Power, and Phonoscope. Binkley & Barfield | DCCM performed subsurface utility engineering to identify the existing 39-inch encased water line (City of League City) that hindered the construction of the drilled shaft and stone columns along abutment No. 1 on the SH 96 bridge widening. Binkley & Barfield | DCCM was also entrusted by TxDOT to review and approve permit applications for proposed relocation for the entire project.

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SH 249 (Tomball Tollway), Phase II and four Direct Connectors

SH 249 (Tomball Tollway), Phase II and four Direct Connectors Harris County Toll Road Authority | Tomball, Texas Binkley & Barfield | DCCM performed construction engineering inspection services for the SH 249 (Tomball Tollway), Phase II and SH 249 (Tomball Tollway), and SH 99 (Grand Parkway) direct connectors projects. Binkley & Barfield | DCCM provided Field Engineers, Office Engineers, Critical Path Method, Sr. Scheduler, Construction Inspectors, and Utility Inspectors as personnel on both projects. Binkley & Barfield | DCCM also performed SUE as needed for fiber-optic cables (AT&T, Verizon), pipelines, and City of Tomball water lines. In addition, Binkley & Barfield | DCCM reviewed the detection of defects or deficiencies in project contractor(s) work. To support timely project completion, Binkley & Barfield | DCCM responded to project RFIs, coordinated and tracked submittals, reviewed and approved required project shop drawings, and other services requested by the client. SH 249 (Tomball Tollway), Phase II Construction: The project included the construction of 3 miles of six toll lanes and two three-lane frontage roads consisting of a grading embankment, drainage, structures, stormwater detention, signings, a cement-treated base, SWPPP, tolling infrastructure, a computerized transportation management system, and continuously reinforced concrete pavement. Construction completion: 2021.  SH 249 (Tomball Tollway) and SH 99 (Grand Parkway) Direct Connectors: The project included the construction of the SH 249 (Tomball Tollway) and SH 99 (Grand Parkway) four direct connectors and approaches, consisting of traffic control, earthwork, grading, paving, structures, retaining walls, drainage, illumination, signing, pavement markings, ITS, and cross-sections. Our team inspected the curved concrete beams (U-96s) that were spliced mid-air. This innovative project marked the first of its kind in Texas and only the fourth of such undertakings in the entire United States. Construction completion: 2023. 

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