SEPI is providing construction engineering and inspection services on the I-485 Express Lanes project in Mecklenburg County, NC.

This project will construct one express lane in each direction along I-485 between I-77 and US 74 (Independence Boulevard); construct one general purpose lane in each direction along I-485 between Rea Road and Providence Road; construct a new interchange at I-485/Weddington Road; and improve the existing interchange at I-485 and East John Street/Old Monroe Road.

Construction engineering and inspection services include QA/QC oversight, construction materials testing, project documentation control, contract administration, project claims avoidance, and project closeout.

SEPI staff will perform inspection services on earthwork, asphalt paving, drainage installation, subgrade stabilization, MSE walls construction, reinforced concrete box culvert extensions, bridge construction, noise wall construction, drilled piers installation, ITS installation, traffic signal installation, monitoring permitted sites, sedimentation and erosion control devices, and utility relocation.

The SEPI Team is providing one Senior Assistant Resident Engineer and 10 construction technicians, including the Lead Roadway Technician.