City of Houston’s Wastewater Program
On May 3, 1999, the City of Houston assigned BSCI, Inc. 18 projects varying in duration of 6 months to 18 months with combined construction costs of $37 million. The original contract has been amended several times. To date BSCI CMT has managed over 50 Public Works and Engineering projects with a construction cost of more than $180 million. This enabled BSCI to develop and implement policies and procedures to provide a Quality Assurance Program in order to review and monitor the Contractor and Construction Management Team’s effort for effectiveness, efficiency, and consistency during the construction contract’s administration.
The construction projects ranged from Pump Station and Collection Line Rehabilitation to WWTP Expansion. Collection System – A variety of construction technologies were utilized to meet the EPA deadline, including Open-cut, Micro-Tunneling, Box Tunneling, Jacking, Augering, Pipe , Cure-in-Place, and Sliplining. The service area was 600 square miles with upgrades to approximately 5700 miles of (6 to 144 inches) Sewer, over 100,000 manholes and 377 Pump Stations were either rehabilitated and/or constructed. Three Upstream Wet Weather Facilities were constructed along with fifteen Wastewater Treatment Plant Modifications.
SCOPE OF SERVICES:
- Document Control
- Coordination of review of contractors submittals
- Coordination of field laboratory testing for each project
- Review of pre/post construction TV tapes for project evaluation
- Analysis of contractor monthly and final request for payment
- Evaluation, negotiation, and administration of change orders
- Quality Assurance
- Project Value: 37 Million
- Carl Smitha, P.E.
- Owner: City of Houston
- Completion Date: May 2007