Baker to Provide Construction Management Services for PennDOT District 6-0
Posted on February 06, 2013 at 10:56 AM EST
Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), has been awarded an open-end construction management (CM) contract by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 6-0, which encompasses the five-county Philadelphia area. The agreement is for five years and has a total value over the term of $2.0 million.
Specifically, Baker will provide a broad range of CM services on various construction projects in the District, including: implementing a Project Control System to evaluate and assist PennDOT in the resolution of all project-related issues; analyzing and evaluating project schedules; coordinating regular progress meetings on each project; providing advice, making recommendations and preparing draft correspondence for PennDOT signature on specific contractual items; and, providing claim avoidance evaluations.
“By selecting Baker for this construction management open-end agreement, PennDOT has demonstrated its confidence in our experienced and talented CM staff,” said Joe Meehan, P.E., Baker’s construction services manager. “We eagerly look forward to not only meeting but surpassing all of the Department’s expectations.”
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.
David Higie, 412-269-6449
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