TERRA’s team of engineers was retained by the City of Milwaukee to oversee the construction of the St. Paul Avenue lift bridge on an accelerated, 10-month schedule. As part of this project, TERRA was responsible for overseeing the replacement or rehabilitation of structural steel, concrete pavement, approach spans, bridge decking, bridge house, electrical, mechanical and hydraulics systems. TERRA’s scope of services included:

  • Processing and reviewing construction submittals
  • Conducting weekly construction progress meetings
  • Providing structural, architectural, mechanical, hydraulic and coating inspections
  • Completing daily construction diaries, inspection reports and progress reports
  • Tracking quantities
  • Reviewing change orders and progress payment requests
  • Assisting with project close-out


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