Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP (HEA) has been hired by Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (a consortium of some of the world’s best-known and most highly-regarded design, engineering and construction firms) to provide Independent Quality Assurance Commissioning Engineering services for the $3.98 billion Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project.
HEA will be providing commissioning services for all bridge and facility systems (maintenance and state policy facility). Building systems include bridge systems (power, lighting, intelligent traffic systems, structural health monitoring, security, network communication, radio and facilities systems), building automation systems, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. HEA’s services will provide documented confirmation that building systems function in accordance with criteria set forth in the project documents to satisfy the owner’s operational needs.
“HEA is extremely proud to be a part of this high profile project. The new bridge will provide less congestion and greater mass transit opportunities,” said Michael C. English, PE, CCP, LEED AP, Founder and Senior Partner of HEA. “The entire project team is committed to delivering a bridge that is built to the highest standards. In addition, we support the project’s goals to uphold the highest environmental standards and minimize the impact on the local environment.”