AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) has awarded Kleinfelder five General Consultant Agreements (GCA) on-call contracts, totaling 4-years and $10.1 million, to provide multi-disciplinary design and engineering services throughout the state.
Under the five GCA contracts, Kleinfelder will provide:
The projects are funded from different sources within MaineDOT. Specifically, Kleinfelder was awarded $1.0 million to support Maine’s bridge maintenance program, $2.6 million to support the bridge capital improvement program, $4.6 million to support the highway program, and $2.5 million to support the state’s multimodal program.
Kleinfelder has been working with MaineDOT since 2006, providing bridge design, special inspection, construction management, cultural and archeological surveys, and highway and road inspection services. In 2011, the company designed the Auburn, Maine 38-foot-long Royal River Bridge using Bridge-in-a-BackpackTM technology for MaineDOT, which uses lightweight carbon-fiber tube arches and fiberglass reinforced plastic decking to build the framework for sustainable, long-lasting bridges that can theoretically be transported to the site in a backpack, eliminating the need for heavy machinery. The Royal River Bridge won the ACEC’s coveted Grand Award in 2011.
“We are proud to continue our long relationship with MaineDOT, and do our part to help the agency meet today’s transportation challenges with efficiency, affordability, and innovation.” said Richard Wells, Kleinfelder’s transportation market manager.
To learn more about Kleinfelder’s transportation services, please visit http://www.kleinfelder.com/index.cfm/markets/transportation/surface-transportation/
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As an integrated, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.