NYSDOT

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NYSDOTNew York State Department of Transportation
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The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) anticipates therelease of a best value Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking proposals fromresponsible and responsive Appraisal Consultants.
During the course of his tenure at NYSDOT, he served as Regional Construction Manager for Region 11, and managed Construction's Local Let and railroad groups for Regions 10 and 11 by providing supervision and oversight of their respective locally-sponsored federally funded construction programs and railroad-related activities.
According to NYSDOT, this research, which includes case studies featuring four demonstration sites, provides new insights on the structure and snow-trapping potential of living fences over time.
Contact: Jennifer Post, NYSDOT, phone 518-457-6400, website http://www.dot.state.ny.us.
Moved by the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Phase II regulations and financial considerations, the NYSDOT had to find more cost-effective, environmentally friendly designs to clean up slurry generated from the hydro-demolition of the concrete decking, to prevent negative impacts on neighboring ground surfaces, and--most importantly--to prevent negative impact on the adjacent surface waters.
NYSDOT has recently allowed directional drilling on a trial basis on state roadways in Long Island.
When ready, the RFP will be postedto the NYSDOT website and will contain all the information necessary for firms tosubmit a complete proposal.
"NYSDOT is proud that our MWBE attainment for the 2013-2014 fiscal year was 30.6%, well exceeding the goal of 20% and that $209M in total expenditures went to MWBEs.
NYSDOT researchers have found that deer composting provides a financial benefit and an opportunity to recycle materials such as asphalt millings, wood chips, and roadkill, which are readily available within the realm of highway work.
Pataki noted that $235 million of the NYSDOT capital plan is earmarked for non-MTA systems throughout the state, including $50 million in proposed Transportation Bond Act funding to help accelerate the purchase of hybrid electric buses and other clean fuel technologies.
Earth Tech is responsible for overall project management, quality assurance/quality control, maintenance and protection of traffic, public safety, material certifications, field changes, final record plans, daily inspection reports, monthly and final cost estimates, and all project records and record keeping in conformance with the NYSDOT Manual of Uniform Record Keeping.
NYSDOT also deployed two additional electronic Portable Variable Message Signs on the approaches to the King Street bridge, displaying very visible "TRUCKS MUST EXIT NOW!" warnings.