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Roads and Highways

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-Alice Ghirardelli

Project requirements: Widening of US 101 between Morgan Hill and South San Jose. Project involved widening 3 bridges and PCC pavement construction and required extensive stage construction, night work, and Public Relations.

Ghirardelli Associates provided contract management and Resident Engineering services on this contract to widen State Route 101 between San Jose and Morgan Hill. This project involved adding two new lanes of PCC pavement in each direction, in the median of Route 101, for approximately 7.5 miles, as well as modifications to the drainage facilities and widening three bridges. Duties include, but are not limited to; responsibility for control of the technical aspects of both roadway and bridge construction activities, contract administration, preparing and negotiating change orders, analyzing potential claims, and supervising other consultant staff. Ghirardelli Associates was also responsible for the coordination of numerous environmental and regulatory requirements in permits from State Department of Fish and Game, National Marine Fisheries Service, Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Army Corp of Engineers, and Caltrans Encroachment Permits.

Services Provided: Resident engineering, bridge representative, and inspector training program.