Baker Awarded Design Contract for Rehabilitation of Three Pittsburgh Bridges
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million contract by the Allegheny County (Pa.) Department of Public Works for the rehabilitation of the Roberto Clemente (6th Street), Andy Warhol (7th Street), and Rachel Carson (9th Street) Bridges in Pittsburgh.
Specifically, Baker will provide preliminary engineering, final design and construction-phase services for the rehabilitation of the three bridges. Included in these services will be bridge inspection, structural analysis and rehabilitation design, utility coordination, maintenance and protection of traffic, roadway design, lighting design, paint evaluation, field surveys, right-of-way investigation, and public involvement services. L.R. Kimball will serve as a subconsultant on the project and will perform the bridge inspection and prepare the rehabilitation plans for the 7th Street Bridge.
"We are very pleased to have been selected for this high-profile bridge rehabilitation project in downtown Pittsburgh," said John Tricini, P.E., PLS, Baker's project manager. "We look forward to working with our partners at Allegheny County and PennDOT, and coordinating with the local community and other project stakeholders to deliver a successful project."
Michael Baker Corporation (www.mbakercorp.com) provides engineering, design, planning and construction services for its clients' most complex challenges worldwide. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defense, environmental, geospatial, homeland security, municipal & civil, oil & gas, rail & transit, telecommunications & utilities, transportation, urban development and water. With more than 3,000 employees in over 100 offices across the United States, Baker is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.
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