W. Allen Engineering provided construction management services for Lockheed Martin’s (LM) MTA-C3 contract, as a subcontractor to UCI, Inc. W. Allen Engineering was the sole construction manager that provided oversight for construction of a new MTA regional security center in Long Island City, NY as well as oversight of the construction of an extension to the Varranzano Narrows Bridge Administration Building. The LIC facility is a high security, 3 story structure with a regional security command center for the MTA. The VNB extension project involved construction of a one story addition that will act as a local security command center for the MTA. Both projects involved ground-up construction, redundant mechanical and electrical systems, security and access control systems, forced entry structures, and elaborate computer equipment rooms. LIC facility involved tie-in to existing water mains, tie-ins to existing sewer systems, and installation of site drainage systems & man holes. It also involved installation of a Con Edison vault, coordinating with Con Edison to bring power to the building, and excavating adjacent to NYCTA subway structures. Our duties included ensuring that work was performed according to contract specifications, reviewing requests for payment by the contractor, updating LM progress schedules, preparing invoices for LM to submit to MTA for payment for work performed at both facilities, quality assurance observances, site safety, identifying additional scopes of work and preparing request for proposals for additional work orders, reviewing proposals for additional work orders, providing cost estimates for additional work orders, on site coordination, running weekly meetings with client and subcontractors, facilitating delivery of LM electronic equipment and video wall equipment, coordinating/ facilitating testing of LM computer systems and electrical equipment in a construction environment, as well as ensuring that the contractor adheres to the schedule to ensure LM meets Beneficial Use commitments.
Client: Lockheed Martin / UCI
Location: Long Island City & Verranzano Bridge, NY
Type of Service: Construction Management Services
Construction Cost: $25,000,000