NYCEDC Rockaway Boardwalk Project

CH2M Hill was retained by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to perform a redesign of the Rockaway Boardwalk, including an evaluation of the existing condition of the structures following Super Storm Sandy, design and preparation of plans to rebuild the Boardwalk in accordance with new NYC requirements to incorporate resiliency to enable the Boardwalk ... ... Read More

NJTA Facilities Improvement Program – Parkway North

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) retained T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) to provide final design services and prepare construction contract documents for the Parkway North section of its Facilities Improvement Program, which included Maintenance Districts in Holmdel, Clark, Clifton and Paramus. Many of the NJTA’s facilities are 60 years old, dating back to original construction of the roadways. Environmental regulations have to be addressed while accommodating increased maintenance responsibilities and workforce, including ... ... Read More

NJSDA Elementary School #3 Design-Build

The New Jersey Schools Development Authority (NJSDA) retained the Design-Build Team of Dobco, Inc. and RSC Architects (Dobco/RSC) to construct a new Elementary School #3 facility in Jersey City. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) was part of the Dobco/RSC Team to provide comprehensive Site-Civil and Environmental Engineering services. DESI prepared plans for ... ... Read More

Newark Public Schools – LSRP Services

Newark Public Schools (NPS) retained Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) to provide Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) Services at multiple locations owned by the Newark Public Schools. Challenges included developing a unique scope of work for each site based on existing files and reports for sites which were approaching the May 2012 deadline for completion of a Remedial Investigation Report. In many cases, DESI had to submit an Open... ... Read More

Monmouth University

Monmouth University needed to remove a 20,000 gallon No. 2 heating oil underground storage tank (UST), serving their Student Center facility, during the summer break. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) provided turnkey services to competitively bid the project to retain a qualified UST-certified subcontractor to remove the tank. DESI provided field supervision during the tank removal operation, documented field conditions, obtained soil samples per ... ... Read More

Belmont Runyon Elementary School

Newark Public Schools (NPS) retained Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) to assist Belmont Runyon School with various pending UST related issues and bring closure to school sites that were incomplete from prior investigations performed by others. DESI reviewed previously prepared environmental reports, available daily logs, correspondences, construction bid drawings and as-built drawings, etc. and submitted the missing data to NJDEP. DESI ... ... Read More

ESA LIRR – 55th Street Ventilation Facility

MTA/New York City Transit has undertaken infrastructure redevelopment to improve the East Side Access Line along the east side of Manhattan. Schiavone Construction Company and John P. Picone Inc. JV (SCC-JPP) was contracted for construction of a Ventilation Building Structure and reconstruction of 55th Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue. The construction requires demolition of a portion of 55th Street and its sidewalk to relocate utilities, ... ... Read More

MTA CC/NYCT, C-26511: Subway 7 Line Extension-Site K

MTA/New York City Transit had undertaken an infrastructure redevelopment plan for New York City to improve the subway system along the west side of Manhattan. Scalamandre Oliveira JV (SOJV) was contracted for the construction of a Ventilation Building Structure and reconstruction of 11th Avenue between West 35th and 36th Streets (Site K). The project incorporates construction of a reinforced concrete Ventilation Building and a plenum structure to ... ... Read More

MTA CC, C-26007: Second Avenue Subway-72nd Street Station

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Capital Construction retained Schiavone Shea and Kiewit (SSK) Constructors JV for construction of the 72nd Street Station for a new Second Avenue Subway line in New York City, New York. The project scope includes the extension of shafts to a previously-bored tunnel, the construction of caverns for the station, and relocation and temporary support of utilities. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) provides ... ... Read More

Massapequa Park Direct Fixation Anchor Repair

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is performing renewal of existing railroad fasteners through a Design-Build Contract being undertaken by HNTB and Kiewit Infrastructure Company. Work involves replacement of over 11,000 direct fixation anchors in a 2 mile section located in Massapequa Park, New York. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) has been retained by Kiewit as a Special Inspection Agency to oversee quality of the ... ... Read More