The project is located along I-95 between mile markers 135.3 and 129.3 in the City of Fredericksburg, Stafford County and Spotsylvania County. The project adds three lanes parallel to the I-95 southbound general purpose lanes between Truslow Road and 1.29 miles south of Route 3 (Exit 130). Additionally the project includes improvements at Route 17, construction of new bridge over Rappahannock River, construction of a new bridge over Route 17, replacement of the existing northbound and southbound I-95 bridges of Route 17, and associated roadway improvements on I- 95 and Route 17. The total length of the project is approximately 6 miles.
CES as Quality Control (QC) are providing inspection of all project items from the beginning to the end on the Project including: Clearing and Grubbing, Erosion and Sediment Control, Cut & Fill (Excavation and Embankment), Sub Base grading and Base placement, Underdrain Installation, Underdrain Video Inspection, Storm Drainage (Pipe and structures Installation), Sanitary Pipe Installation, Curb & Gutter, Asphalt Pavement, Guardrail, Pavement Marking, Landscaping and Permanent Signage.
Also, Inspection of Bridge Construction including: Inspection of H Pile Driving, Center of Gravity calculations for driven piles, MSE Wall Installation, Structural Concrete Placement Inspection and Testing, Concrete Beam erection, Steel Girders (Beams) erection over the abutments and piers, inspection of all structural connections, SIP Forms Installation, Bridge Deck Slab Concrete pour (Dry depth and Wet depth check), Bridge Deck Grooving, BR-27 Installation, Bridge Fence Installation and Bridge Pavement Marking.In addition, all tests for soil and aggregate (CBR Test, One Point proctor and Density Tests), Concrete Pour (field tests and making cylinders for the lab tests) and tests for the Bridge Bolts and Nuts (Torque Test).
All inspection activities and tests were done according to the VDOT Road & Bridge Specifications and Standards also, Minimum Requirements for QA/QC on Design Build and PPT Projects.
Contract Value: $101 Million
Design Builder: Wagman Heavy Civil
Design Builder’s Design Firm: Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson (JMT)