Knowledge and Experience Wins SAM-CS Contract for OVTI Services on TxDOT NEX Project

February 11, 2021

SAM-Construction Services (SAM-CS) has been selected for a multi-year contract from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) San Antonio District to provide Owner Verification, Testing, and Inspection (OVTI) services for the I-35 Northeast Expansion (NEX) project. The project is expected to start later this year and be completed in 2025 with a total construction cost of approximately $1B. This phase of the project will include elevated express and HOV lanes as well as elevated connectors at Loop 410 and Loop 1604.

SAM-CS was selected for this assignment based on our extensive experience and successful history of providing OVTI services throughout the state of Texas. Under this contract, SAM-CS will provide oversight inspection, materials testing, and conduct audits to verify the Design-Builder’s compliance with contract requirements during construction.

“We are extremely pleased to be selected to support the TxDOT San Antonio District,” said SAM-CS Senior Vice President, Associate, and Central Region Director of Construction Services, Gregory Cleveland, PE, CCM.  “We look forward to utilizing our expertise in Design-Build OVTI services to help deliver this vital corridor to the citizens of San Antonio.”

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