SAM-CS, LLC has been contracted to provide Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI) services for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in the Odessa District. The award was an $8M, five-year Master Service Agreement (MSA) under an Indefinite Deliverable Contract with Multiple Work Authorizations.
The scope of work by SAM-CS includes structure inspection for bridges and bridge class culverts, concrete paving inspection, hot mix asphalt paving inspection, change order estimating and negotiations, shop drawing tracking for submittals, reviews, and approvals, as well as reviewing work schedules, plan changes, construction issues, traffic changes, public information, and contractor baseline schedules.
Provisions of the contract will rely on SAM-CS demonstrated enhanced capabilities to deliver timely project reporting and communications through the use of digital devices pre-loaded with plans, specifications, contract documents, cross-sections, mix designs, and other fundamental information.
According to Miguel Torres, SAM-CS Field Engineer, “SAM has worked with TxDOT for a quarter century and we’re excited to extend our relationship by providing reliable and accurate construction phase services to help build and maintain Texas’ critical transportation infrastructure in the Odessa region.”
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, TxDOT is responsible for building a safe, reliable, and integrated transportation system for the state. With 25 districts statewide, the Odessa District covers over 18,000 square miles with over 3.4 million roadway centerline miles.
More information about SAM-CS capabilities can be found on our webpage.