Projects tagged: Structure Design & Inspection

Sweetwater Road Extension

NCDOT TIP U-5510 involves the extension of Sweetwater Road (SR 1468) along the eastern side of Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) from US 70 to Startown Road (SR 1005). This half-mile stretch will create a new 2-lane facility between the main campus and its east campus in Hickory, North Carolina. This improvement will alleviate traffic…
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Riverbend Park Observation Deck

TGS designed the replacement of the observation platform that had been washed out by flooding in 2015. Located in Catawba County, North Carolina, Riverbend Park features 450 acres and 12 miles of trails to explore this river basin park. The team prepared design drawings, specifications for construction bidding, secured permits and managed the project through…
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Upper Twin RR Bridge

In order to replace an aging 1908 historic pin truss bridge with a modern plate girder structure over the French Broad River in Cocke County, Tennessee, TGS provided turn-key engineering services to Norfolk Southern. Over 1 million cubic yards of rock were excavated to improve track alignment and build a causeway in the river to…
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Bridge Inspections

Our Bridge Inspection teams have inspected over 2,000 structures owned by NCDOT and municipal-maintained bridges and culverts. Tasks include the routine inspection, documentation of findings, repair recommendations, WIGINS reports, load ratings and load posting recommendations. One such project was the inspection of Dare County Bridge #9, William B. Umstead Memorial Bridge, carrying US Highway 64…
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