Bringing you the Best in Construction Inspection
Our expert team of construction inspection engineers uses their combined decades of expertise, knowledge, and skill to deliver industry-leading construction engineering inspections, construction management, and survey verification capabilities to our transportation clients.
At Summit, we strive to serve the communities where we live and work. We know that the transportation infrastructure is one of the binding tissues that ties every community together. That’s why we take pride in knowing that our work creates impactful and resilient projects that will continue to serve our communities and drive our economies forward.
Summit is one of the leading Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) firms in the southeast. This is because we provide attentive and comprehensive services for transportation projects and have professional, knowledgeable, and certified staff.
Our qualified staff provides construction inspection services for:
- Heavy Highway Construction
- Municipal Transportation Improvements
- Coatings Inspections
- ITS and Traffic Signal Systems
- Erosion Control
Our inspection versatility grows from our ingrained knowledge and familiarity with multiple Departments of Transportation. This allows us to adapt quickly in the field and the lab, working efficiently to exceed standards and expectations. The collective and comprehensive project delivery experience we provide bolsters our philosophy – “Designing for Constructability and Serviceability.”
Our construction management team knows that a successful project hinges on strong communication and leadership. That’s why we manage each component of your project while simultaneously tracking how all the parts synchronize together as a whole. By working together with our CEI team, we can provide construction administration, inspections, and overall project management simultaneously.
Combined, our capabilities for both vertical and horizontal projects include the following:
- Plan Development Reviews
- Contract Documents and Technical Specifications Creation
- Bid Administration
- Contractor Recommendations
- Pre-Construction Activities Facilitation
- Onsite Activities Monitoring for Conformity to Plans and Specifications
- Construction Administration Duties
Our Construction Engineering and Inspection department works with our Surveying and Geomatics team to provide survey verification services. We take pride in validating information that becomes the foundation for the projects that improve our communities.
Our team can verify all contractor staking, including:
- Wet Utilities
- Drainage Structures
- Pipe Culverts
- Culvert and Wall Structures
- Sign S-Dimensions
- Roadway Staking
- Construction Inspection
- Construction Staking/Survey Verification
- Bidding Services
- General Contractors Pre-Qualification
- Award Contract Recommendations
- Contract Administration
- Quality Assurance During Construction
- Construction RFIs Processing
- Change Orders Review and Processing
- CMT Reports Review
- Perform Final Inspections/Punch Lists
- Project Close-Out Services
Earl M. Vickers Bridge Rehabilitation
As a sub-consultant on the District 9 On-Call CEI contract, Summit is providing a Level III Technician to support the WVDOH on the $15.2M rehabilitation of this 1,660-foot-long Warren Truss structure over the Kanawha River between Kanawha (District 1) and Fayette (District 9) Counties. Bridge rehabilitation provides substantially extended service life at a fraction of the replacement costs.