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Infrastructure Solutions that make sense for clients

At GRANT ECG, we plan, design, and manage the construction of civil infrastructure. Our goal is to maximize our client's return on their infrastructure investment. That focus on finding the right solution for our clients remains the core ingredient in who we are and what we do.


Planning


Infrastructure

GRANT ECG evaluates the condition of existing infrastructure such as road, sanitary and storm sewers, and buildings. Then we prepare an improvement plan that allows our clients to prioritize their infrastructure investment. Learn more


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Pavement Management Plans: GRANT ECG performs visual inspection of roadways, sidewalks, and other flatwork. We assign asset condition ratings based on industry practice, and outline long term repair and/or replacement options and estimates.

Sewer Condition Analysis: GRANT ECG performs visual inspections and mapping of sanitary and storm sewers to assess structural condition, illicit inflows and infiltration, and alignment issues. We then prepare a plan which prioritizes repairs, and estimates repair and/or replacement costs.

Building Condition Assessment: GRANT ECG performs engineering assessments for buildings to assess structural integrity, condition of mechanical systems (HVAC, plumbing, Fire protection), adherence to current ADA regulations, and site evaluation (including pavement condition, traffic circulation, and lighting issues).

 

Zoning - Land Use

GRANT ECG provides engineering reviews and inspections for residential and commercial developments to ensure compliance with local regulations and approvals. Learn more


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GRANT ECG performs detailed engineering reviews of development applications, for residential uses, commercial and institutional uses, and mixed uses on behalf of Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Adjustment. Our reviews address engineering issues related to:

  • Variances and/or Design Waivers being requested;
  • Offsite and Offtract Improvements;
  • Traffic and Circulation;
  • Drainage;
  • Sanitary Sewer Impacts and Connection Fee determination;
  • Grading;
  • Permits required;
  • Photos of the existing project site;
  • Aerials of the existing project site (where applicable); and
  • Municipal development (proposed) that may impact subject application.

 

We also attend Board meetings, if requested by the Board, to address testimony by the applicant and the public that is related to the engineering aspects of development applications.

Sewer Condition Analysis: GRANT ECG performs visual inspections and mapping of sanitary and storm sewers to assess structural condition, illicit inflows and infiltration, and alignment issues. We then prepare a plan which prioritizes repairs, and estimates repair and/or replacement costs.

Building Condition Assessment: GRANT ECG performs engineering assessments for buildings to assess structural integrity, condition of mechanical systems (HVAC, plumbing, Fire protection), adherence to current ADA regulations, and site evaluation (including pavement condition, traffic circulation, and lighting issues).

 

Parking

GRANT ECG evaluates and implements onstreet and offstreet parking operations and equipment for public and private clients. Learn more


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GRANT ECG evaluates parking networks (on-street and off-street) to determine:

  • Additional revenue opportunities and projections from existing parking inventory;
  • Whether the existing parking policy provides the appropriate balance amongst the different user groups (owners, customers, employees, and residents);
  • If there are opportunities to expand the parking network, and the phasing of the implementation of such expansion;
  • Whether the concerns of stakeholders subject to existing and proposed parking are reflected in proposed parking policy and operations; and
  • The appropriate design / redesign for the parking network to reflect policy and stakeholder concerns.

 

GRANT ECG provides independent analysis of parking payment technologies to ensure that such technology meets the short and long term needs of our clients. GRANT ECG ensures that our client does not over invest or under invest in payment systems.

GRANT ECG prepares Requests for Proposals that appropriately ranks features according to our client’s objectives. For example, while price is always an issue, additional features such as data transmission security and speeds, multiple payment options, and machine reliability are also important factors that should be part of the parking system evaluation and selection.

GRANT ECG can evaluate parking operations and provide recommendations to improve the efficiencies associated with enforcement, maintenance, collections, and implementation.

GRANT ECG can prepare Operations Manuals to ensure operational consistency and knowledge transfer to new employees.


Engineering


Civil Engineering

GRANT ECG evaluates the condition of existing infrastructure such as road, sanitary and storm sewers, and buildings. Then we prepare an improvement plan that allows our clients to prioritize their infrastructure investment. Learn more


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  • Roadway Design services for municipalities, and counties.
  • Site Design Development Services for public and private real estate developers.
  • Drainage Design services for new construction and reconstruction. Design includes hydrology and hydraulic calculations, pipe layout, and retention/detention system design.
  • Design of detention and retention systems located at grade and below grade.
  • Design of parking lots, building layouts, and site improvements to facilitate pedestrian and vehicular circulation.
  • Design of in-situ and replacement solutions for sanitary and storm sewers, force mains, and sewer pump stations

 

Structural Engineering

GRANT ECG provides structural design and assessment for buildings, retaining walls, and marine structures. Learn more


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  • Structural analysis of existing buildings and superstructures made from wood, steel, and/or concrete.
  • Design of new structures, and additions to existing structures.
  • Design of shallow foundations for buildings and decks.
  • Retaining wall design including anchored, cantilevered, or segmented retaining wall systems.
  • Soil analysis and preparation of soil strength reports.

 


Construction


Construction Management

GRANT ECG provides complete construction management services which include project scheduling, construction inspection, and contract administration. Learn more


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Constructability Reviews
  • Constructability Reviews: This service includes review of draft construction drawings and specifications to ensure that proposed design is cost effective, and minimizes the potential for construction change orders
Construction Inspection
  • Owner’s representation services: This service supplements the client's in-house or third party construction management team, and provides field personnel to ensure that construction is being performed per the design.
  • Onsite inspection services: This service includes preparation of Daily Inspection Reports and photos, coordination with quality assurance testing inspection agencies (welding, concrete, steel, asphalt); and support of the Construction Managers / Engineers with RFIs, Submittals, Change Order Requests is also part of our service.
Contract Administration (CA)
  • Pre-construction CA services include preparation of bid package from construction documents (drawings and specifications), bid advertisement, bid evaluation, recommendation of bid award, facilitation of contract execution, performance bond review and distribution, and issuance of notice of award and notice to proceed.
  • Construction CA services include administrative support for change order management, issue management, submittal management, punchlist management, processing of payment requisitions.
  • Post construction CA services include maintenance bond receipt and distribution, and punchlist log maintenance, and processing of retainage release.

 

Program Management

GRANT ECG can manage an Owner's entire real estate and infrastructure development program to ensure that competition, experience, budget, and schedule priorities are met. Learn more 


Surveying


GRANT Engineering performs topographic and boundary surveys, as-built surveys, and construction stakeout for building, roadway, sewer and bridge projects. Learn more


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  • Preparation of Boundary Surveys.
  • Preparation of Topographic Surveys.
  • Field Services including building layout.
  • Preparation of As-built surveys.
  • Construction stakeout.