ADA Compliance and Curb Ramp Survey System

BSC Group, along with our subsidiary company Geonetics, was engaged by MassDOT to design and build a full stack, mobile field data collection system to support the inventory of curb ramps throughout the Commonwealth. To date, data has been collected on over 8,000 miles of jurisdictional roads and at over 30,000 ramp locations. The system…Read More

On-Call Survey Services for MassDOT

BSC Group provides a variety of on-call survey services to support various contracts with MassDOT. Under two separate contracts, BSC provides full-time survey crews for engineering field services that aid in the construction of MassDOT projects throughout northeastern Massachusetts and Worcester County. BSC also provides baseplan preparation services in southeastern Massachusetts, which services include right-of-way…Read More

MassDOT On-Call Environmental Services

BSC Group is providing on-call construction assistance to assure compliance with environmental permits for construction of state and interstate roadways and highways to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s Construction Division. Expertise provided includes erosion and sedimentation control inspection, roadway design and layout guidance during construction, wetland science, water quality science, and rare and endangered species…Read More

MassDOT Bridge Preservation

The bridge preservation improvements for MassDOT bridges are intended to address localized deterioration consistent with bridges that are approximately halfway through their 75-year service lives, enabling said bridges to conclude their remaining service lives with greatly reduced repair and maintenance costs. BSC Group has performed localized steel, concrete deck, and waterproofing membrane repairs, as well…Read More

MassDOT Bridge Inspections, Ratings, and Rehabilitation

BSC Group has provided bridge inspection services, statewide, for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Under this contract our structural engineering team members have performed field inspections and prepared reports for numerous structures. Bridge types inspected have included a full range of concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures. Inspection data was collected and compiled in accordance…Read More

I-290 Bridges Rehabilitation

BSC Group provided bridge rehabilitation and preservation design services for 12 bridges along I-290 in Worcester, MA, which involved the design of stringer replacements, deck slab modifications for continuity, and bridge roadway joint replacements. One of the largest—and most complex—jobs involved the 8-span, 1,600-foot bridge carrying I-290 traffic over multi-lane ground level roadways and water.…Read More

Route 31 Reconstruction

BSC Group prepared and submitted a semi-final roadway design addressing safety issues, providing a continuous sidewalk for the entire length of the project, solving longstanding drainage issues, and proposing areas for special gateway treatments to further enhance the aesthetics of the village in Coventry, CT. The reconstruction of Route 31 is CTDOT’s Context Sensitive Solutions…Read More

MassDOT Park and Ride Facilities – Northampton and Whately

BSC Group prepared environmental permitting, preliminary and final plans, specifications, and cost estimates as well as engineering services and advice during construction associated with two park and ride lots in the City of Northampton and the Town of Whately for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Work included parking lot layout design, pedestrian crossings, signal and…Read More

MassDOT High Crash Locations On-Call Services

Working under an on-call contract, BSC Group has been providing traffic engineering services to address high hazard locations throughout MassDOT’s District 5. Many of these projects are marked by the need to effectively manage the schedule to allow for continued project funding, with adequate time for local and state permitting, as well as MassDOT review.…Read More

Kneeland Street (District 6) Parking Lot Improvements

BSC Group provided engineering design services for the reconstruction of a MassDOT parking facility located at 185 Kneeland Street (District 6) in downtown Boston. The parking lot provides space for 157 vehicles. In keeping with MassDOT's "GreenDOT" implementation plan, the parking lot upgrade was designed with parking stations for plug-in hybrid vehicles as well as…Read More