Award of Merit, Transportation: South Meadows Roadway, Bridge and Utilities Construction Project

Photo courtesy Gannett Fleming West
South Meadows Roadway, Bridge and Utilities

While slightly less than one mile in length, this key roadway finally completes a 20-year-old Santa Fe transportation plan. The project includes new roadway construction, a two-span bridge and water and storm-sewer line construction in a narrow right-of-way, all of which was done with considerable interaction with the local public and county officials.

A delay caused by a snag with the bridge foundation that could have been very costly for the county was averted by re-aligning a key water transmission line away from the bridge. The bridge subcontractor's creative foundation fix could be applied on other projects in a variety of situations.

Submitted by: Gannett Fleming West Inc.

Key Players

Owner: Santa Fe County, Public Works Dept., Santa Fe, N.M.

Contractor: TLC Plumbing and Utility, Albuquerque, N.M.

CM/Lead Design/Civil Engineer: Gannett Fleming West Inc., Albuquerque, N.M.

Structural Engineer: The Louis Berger Group, Santa Fe, N.M.

Bridge Subcontractor: Reiman Corp., Moriarty, N.M.

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