Highway

Client/Owner: City of Newton

Location: Newton, MA

GPI Contact: John Diaz, P.E., PTOE

Description: GPI provided engineering and design services for the reconstruction of Commonwealth Avenue in Newton, MA. Extensive landscape enhancements, site furnishings and period street lights were added to the reservation to create the linear park. Neckdowns and textured crosswalks were constructed along the carriageway to calm traffic and to discourage through vehicles from using the carriageway as an alternative to the mainline.

Service: Highway

Category: Local Roads

Commonwealth Avenue Reconstruction

Client/Owner: MassDOT

Location: Dartmouth, MA

GPI Contact: Geoffrey Howie, P.E.

Description: GPI was selected to provide engineering design services for the Reconstruction of Faunce Corner Road over I-195 (FCR) in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The purpose of this project is to provide geometric and traffic control improvements to increase vehicular capacity and increase safety and operations.

Service: Highway

Category: Design

Faunce Corner Road over I-195

Client/Owner: Albany County DPW

Location: Albany, NY

Award: American Public Works Association's Capital Branch and New York State Chapter 2012 Transportation Project Award

GPI Contact: Pat Kenneally, P.E.

Description: GPI was the prime consultant responsible for the Preliminary Engineering, Final Design, Construction Support and Inspection for this heavily traveled two mile corridor. Key features of the project included bank stabilization of Patroon Creek and provision of a pedestrian and bicycle access facilities along both sides of the road.

Service: Highway

Category: Roundabouts & Intersections

Fuller Road (CR 156) Corridor Improvements

Client/Owner: New Jersey Turnpike Authority

Location: Clifton, NJ

Award: 2014 ACECNJ Honor Award; 2014 ASHE Award for its achievements in improving highway safety and meeting stormwater management requirements within a confined project area.

GPI Contact: Judith Bowen, P.E.

Description: Sustainable design solutions were used to provide geometric improvements to enhance safety and operations of the Garden State Parkway (GSP). The objective of the project was to separate two closely spaced consecutive entrance ramps and provide acceleration lanes that meet current standards while minimizing the project’s footprint and impacts to Weasel Brook’s environmental resources.

Service: Highway

Category: Design

GSP Improvements to Interchanges 154 and 155P

Client/Owner: City of Boston

Location: Boston, MA

GPI Contact: Joseph Johnson, P.E., PTOE

Description: GPI provided engineering and design services for the reconstruction of approximately one mile of Massachusetts Avenue. The design included roadway reconstruction, adjustment of existing utilities, and the optimization, timing and coordination of eight traffic signal locations.

Service: Highway

Category: Local Roads

Massachusetts Avenue Reconstruction

Client/Owner: Town of Milford

Location: Milford, MA

GPI Contact: Rebecca Williamson, P.E.

Description: GPI prepared preliminary and final design services for Phases 1 and 2 of a bike-path project as part of the Upper Charles Trail. GPI was responsible for preparation of all construction plans. The trail consists of a paved path with grassed or stonedust shoulders and includes bridges and scenic overlooks.

Service: Highway

Category: Rails to Trails

Milford Upper Charles Trail

Client/Owner: NYSDOT

Location: Town of Smithtown, NY

Award: 2014 ACEC New York Platinum Award

GPI Contact: William Barrett, P.E., LEED AP BD+C

Description: GPI provided the engineering for NY 347 to expand it from 4 to 6 lanes. The project included elements to enhance vehicle, pedestrian, and bike safety and mobility, improve water quality, and provide better bus accommodations, while incorporating specific roadway widening needs. The project also achieved Evergreen certification under NYSDOT’s GreenLITES program.

Service: Highway

Category: Design, Local Roads

NY 347 from NY 454 to NY 25

Client/Owner: MassDOT

Location: Worcestor, MA

GPI Contact: Rebecca Williamson, P.E.

Description: GPI provided design services for the new Route 146 at McKeon Road Interchange (Hurley Square) located in Worcestor, MA. Critical elements included two at-grade railroad crossings, one of which required signalization, four coordinated traffic signals and a new closed drainage system. As an old industrial sector, careful consideration of cultural and historical assets and mitigation and disposal of hazardous material was required.

Service: Highway

Category: Design

Route 146 & McKeon Road Interchange (Hurley Square)

Client/Owner: Town of Southwick/Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

Location: Southwick, MA

GPI Contact: Mark Elder, P.E.

Description: GPI prepared preliminary and final design services for a 3.5-mile multiuse path in Southwick, MA. A key element of the design included three at-grade crossings with intersecting streets including one signalized crossing. Environmental permitting was required as sections of the trail impact wetlands buffer zones and the 100-year floodplain.

Service: Highway

Category: Rails to Trails

Southwick Rail Trail Phase II

Client/Owner: Town of Shirley

Location: Shirley, MA

GPI Contact: Mark Elder, P.E.

Description: GPI worked with the Town of Shirley to reconstruct 2.1 miles of Townsend Road. Mitigation of wetland impacts and coordination with the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program (NHESP) was a major component of the project. The existing culverts were replaced as three-sided structures to maintain the natural streambed and not to impede upstream fish movement.

Service: Highway

Category: Local Roads

Townsend Road Reconstruction

Client/Owner: Town of Plymouth

Location: Plymouth, MA

GPI Contact: John Osorio

Description: GPI provided design and construction services for the installation of a modern single lane roundabout at the intersection of Water Street and South Park Avenue in the Town of Plymouth, MA.

Service: Highway

Category: Roundabouts & Intersections

Water Street Reconstruction

 

 

RELATED SERVICES
  • Highway Design
  • Pavement Evaluation
  • Shared Bike Facilities

 

  • Highway Drainage
  • Rails to Trails
  • Toll Plazas
  • Local Road Design
  • Roundabouts & Intersections
  • Truck Weigh Stations