Schwartz & Associates, Inc.
Consulting Engineers

  

 
 

Projects

 

Route 45 over Appomattox River – Town of Farmville – Schwartz & Associates was selected by the Town of Farmville in 2006 to provide the construction observation services for this 300-foot long, $2.6 million project.  The work involved the widening of the substructure, which is supported on steel h-piles, and the complete replacement of the superstructure for this four-lane bridge structure.  All of the work was performed in stages while portions of the structure remained open for vehicular traffic.  Work was completed in 2007, and was funded as a local revenue sharing project with VDOT.

 


WBL Rte. 58 over Sandy River, City of Danville, Virginia – Schwartz & Associates was selected by the City of Danville in 2007 to design and provide construction observation services for the widening of this three-span, 226-foot long bridge.  The construction costs was approximately $1 million, and it involved the widening of this three span, continuous steel beam span bridge while maintaining traffic in the adjacent lane.  The completed structure is three lanes wide.

 


Rte. 58 Bridge over NS Railway – City of Martinsville – Schwartz & Associates was selected by the City of Martinsville in 2006 to provide evaluation, design, and construction observation services for this three-span, concrete t-beam structure's rehabilitation.  The major rehabilitation included major concrete repairs to the deck, beams, sidewalk, and substructure, as well as the placement of a waterproofing system on the sidewalks and a latex concrete overlay on the bridge deck.  The total construction cost of this project was approximately $500,000.  It was completed in 2008 and was funded with VDOT as a local revenue sharing project.

 


Colorado Street over Roanoke River – City of Salem, Virginia –  Schwartz & Associates, Inc., was selected in 2003 by the City of Salem to perform design and to assist with construction inspection services for the replacement of this five-lane bridge over Roanoke River.  This is a three-span, continuous, reinforced concrete slab span, with solid concrete piers and deep cantilever abutments.  The approximate construction cost for this structure is $2.8 million.

 


Lynchburg Turnpike over Masons Creek – City of Salem, Virginia – Schwartz & Associates, Inc., was selected in 2000 by the City of Salem to perform an evaluation and design for superstructure replacement and substructure remodeling for this two-span continuous composite steel beam span structure.  The approximate construction cost of this structure was $515,000.

 


Reservoir Street Bridge over I-81 – City of Harrisonburg, Virginia Schwartz & Associates, Inc. was selected in 1997 by the City of Harrisonburg to perform design and construction inspection services for the replacement of the Reservoir Street Bridge over Interstate 81.  The new structure is a 4-lane wide structure with sidewalks on each side and four continuous steel girder spans having a total length of approximately 400 feet.  The approximate construction cost of this structure was $2.8 million.

 


City of Lynchburg – D Street Bridge ReplacementSchwartz & Associates, Inc., was selected in 2008 to provide design and construction inspection services for the replacement of the D Street Bridge and related utilities and approach roadway design.  This project involved replacing a functionally obsolete, structurally deficient bridge with a new 4-span, 312- foot long structure.  The new bridge was designed with aesthetic fascia panels to replicate the historic haunched girders in the original bridge.  The approximate construction cost is $3.3 million.

 


Lynchburg Expressway Bridges (Phases I, II & III)SAI provided evaluation of 10 existing structures, preliminary and final design, negotiating and bidding, and construction observation services for this project, which cost approximately $14 million.  This project involved major remodeling of six bridge structures and strengthening of steel beams, encasement of pier caps and pier stems, repairs to abutments and placement of new concrete decks.  It further included the replacement of four structures.  It also included the development of the maintenance of traffic plan for this 4-mile, 42,000-vehicle per day, 33-ramp project.

 


Bristol District-Wide Bridge Maintenance & Construction Inspection -  In 1993 Schwartz & Associates, Inc., was selected by the Virginia Department of Transportation to provide construction inspection of bridge rehabilitation projects.  Under this contract, we completed work on 16 projects that involved 32 bridges.  In 2000 Schwartz & Associates, Inc., completed a second contract in the Bristol District involving construction inspection for bridge repair and new bridge construction.  There were 23 projects assigned under this contract.  In 2003 Schwartz & Associates, Inc., completed a third contract for similar services in the Bristol District, which involved construction inspection for eight structures and associated roadway work.  In 2005 we began work on a fourth project in the Bristol District for construction inspection of roads and bridges (new and repair).