Baker to Provide CEI Services for TDOT SR 32/US 25-E Walter's Bridge

Baker to Provide CEI Services for TDOT SR 32/US 25-E Walter's Bridge

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), has been awarded a four-year, $2.12 million construction engineering and inspection (CEI) contract by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the replacement of Walter's Bridge on State Route 32/U.S. 25-East over the French Broad River in Jefferson and Cocke counties in eastern Tennessee.

Specifically, Baker will provide CEI and surveying services for the concrete bridge project which will include grading, drainage, construction of a retaining wall, utility relocations, erosion and sediment control and paving. The addition of the new structure will improve traffic pattern safety by eliminating the current narrow truss structure.

Baker's Chadwick D. Huffines, P.E., regional construction services manager, said, "We are pleased with the selection for this challenging project and look forward to continuing our relationship with TDOT. The replacement structure for this existing 1930s bridge will be a valuable asset to the eastern Tennessee communities of Dandridge, Newport and Morristown."

Michael Baker Corporation ( 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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