Road & Parking Lot Construction Projects

1. Phoenix Rearing Facility Roof Replacement

Contract

Contract number: 12639519C0074
Contract Award date: 08/19/2019
Contract Amount: $331,000
Contracting officer: James Roloff
P: 612-336-3223
James.g.roloff@usda.gov

Project Location
  • Phoenix Roof, 3645 E Chipman Rd., Phoenix, Az
Requirement
  • Required for this project was a total clean up and removal of approximately 30 tons of gravel and dust from a 70000 square foot flat roof. After removal placing of 2in of foam roofing material as well as elastomeric top coatings.
Challenges
  1. This roof is older as it was built in 1984. Noted on roof is a severe lack of slope on 6 of 9 total sections. Corrected by using foam to create slope. Other challenges included close proximity vehicles and a working plant. Daily coordination with facility supervisors and surrounding companies to try and avoid overspray. In addition we had a larger than normal amount of rain which set us back several days. This job was completed per the customer’s needs and satisfaction. Hope to continue to do more work in the future.
Result
  • Some key factors on this job were the resilience of our team to work together to overcome the obstacles we encountered. The teamwork shown to complete the job even under pressure.
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2. Duck Blind Bodie Island Project

Contract

Contract number: 140P5319C0022
Contract Award date: July 30, 2019
Contract Amount: $167,099.00
Contracting officer: Mr. Ashley Warcewicz
P: 828-348-3417
Ashley_Warcewicz@nps.gov

Project Location
  • Nags Head, Outer banks, North Carolina
  • East coast of the United States, Fancy Islands and best spots for fishing and duck hunting.
  •  Duck Blind Bodie Island Project by the National Parks Service as the client.
Requirement
  • Installing 8X8” wood piles with a 2.5 CCA for salt water resistance, walkway made of concrete pads for 206 ft. covered blind with a disabled access and stairs, two benches sets and concrete parking lot.
Challenges
  1. Hurricanes and storms hitting the area during the project implementation.
  2. Weather challenges such as heavy rain and high speed winds.
  3. Hunting season which results of stop or slowing down the project for a week.
  4. Special orders for certain required specification which are not available in the market and have to be manufactured specifically for this project, such as 2.5CCA wood.
  5. The continues heavy rain resulted a delay in the process of pouring concrete for the parking lot cause the trenches stayed flooded and wet for a while.Although all these challenges , the project actual work days were pretty close to the period of performance.
Result
  • In spite of all the challenges and requirements of the project that we were facing during the project implementation, but we finished the project with the required quality and specification, with a total satisfaction of the client (NPS).
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3. Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Trail

Contract

Contract number: 140F0619C0015
Contract Award date: August 10, 2019
Contract Amount: $295,600.00
Contracting officer: Mr. Tim officer
P: (203)236-4791
tim_officer@fws.gov

Project Location
  • Lake Audubon located along the Lewis & Clark Trail in central
    North Dakota.
Requirement
  • The project involved paving an ABA compliant multi use trail. The trail was to be Handicap accessible that follow strict guidelines and requirements as set forth by the ABA
Challenges
  • The project was difficult to manage due to limited access upon the National Wildlife Refuge. The Fish & Wildlife Service limited the amount of disturbance to 12 feet either side of the trail and only allowed two access points. This made it difficult to get equipment and materials to remote locations along the trail.
Result
  • To the e be project was a success with over 3000 feet of concrete trail being installed inside 60 days.
Key Factors
  • People make the difference on any project. The refuge staff was very helpful and played a key role with their willingness to provide valuable resources in building the trail.

4.Washington-Aggregates:

Contract

Contract number: INP16PC00727
Contract Award date: 06/30/2017
Contract Amount: $141,263.00
Contracting officer: Ms. PHAEDRA FULLER
600 East Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362
(360) 461-1827
(360) 565-3009

Project Location
  • Within Elwha Sub district (nearest city Port Angeles, WA) and Mora Sub district (nearest city Forks, WA) within Clallam County, Olympic National Park, WA.
Requirement
  • Within Elwha Sub district (nearest city Port Angeles, WA) and Mora Sub district (nearest city Forks, WA) within Clallam County, Olympic National Park, WA.
Challenges
  • Fine grade and pave four locations on Olympic Hot Springs Road (Elwha sub-district)
  • One location on Mora Road (Mora sub-district) within Olympic National Park, WA
Result
  • Fine grade and pave four locations on Olympic Hot Springs Road (Elwha sub-district) and one location on Mora Road (Mora sub-district) within Olympic National Park, WA.
Key Factors

Key Factors Contributing to the Success:

  • Persistency

Persistency is one of the main characteristics of GDI staff. They don’t get tired and keep working till they reach the result.

  • Quality Control

Green dream was committed to supply the required specification at all costs. So it took every measure to search and find the best material available in the area and finally did achieve the goal.

  • Management

The key element of success in this project was close and momentary control over all aspects including time, quality , probabilities, possible delays and … We did not fear to face the problems. Instead we had the determination to solve them.

5.Pennsylvania-Callen Run Rd Project:

Contract

Contract number: 4300544693
Contract Amount: $ 99,970.00
Contracting officer: Carol Durham
717-783-3309
cdurham@pa.gov

Project Location

Callen Run Road
FOREST DISTRICT 08
Jefferson COUNTY, PA

Requirement

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Clear Creek State Forest required services to deliver, paver-place and roll approximately 2,710 tons of DSA (driving surface aggregate), to Callen Run Road.

Challenges
  • Delivery had to be at a rate of 6 trucks per hour.
  • No material were to be delivered before 7:00 a.m. or after 3:00 p.m.
  • All trucks must be driven by individuals capable of placing material in a paver.
  • Delivery had to be continued on an uninterrupted basis.
  • All material must be certified to not degrade the environment nor create health hazards.
  • Aggregate must originate from a PennDOT qualified quarry source. Quarry source must be approved for the production of C2A, as listed in PennDOT Bulletin 14.
Result
  • GDI completed the work successfully fulfilling all the requirements.
Key Factors

Key Factors Contributing to the Success:

  • Persistency

Persistency is one of the main characteristics of GDI staff. They don’t get tired and keep working till they reach the result.

  • Quality Control

Green dream was committed to supply the required specification at all costs. So it took every measure to search and find the best material available in the area and finally did achieve the goal.

  • Management

The key element of success in this project was close and momentary control over all aspects including time, quality , probabilities, possible delays and … We did not fear to face the problems. Instead we had the determination to solve them.

6. Arkansas-Road Grading and Repair:

Contract

Contract number: P17PX03450
Contract Amount: $67,733.97
Contracting officer: Kathryn Logsdon
(217)391-3225
kathryn_logsdon@nps.gov

Project Location

Buffalo National River
30 miles south of Harrison, Arkansas

Requirement

The project consisted of grading 4 Roads in Buffalo National River Area, nearly 30 miles south of Harrison, AR. Culverts in these roads were also repaired. Finally, gravel was spread in all roads with a thickness of 3 Inches.

Challenges
  • There was a concurrent government project for repaving highway 65, which effected hauling gravel for different roads.
  • Scheduling had to be coordinated with other simultaneous works in Buffalo National River.
Result
  • GDI completed grading, repair and spreading gravel successfully for all 4 roads in Buffalo National River.
Key Factors

Key Factors Contributing to the Success:

  • Persistency

Persistency is one of the main characteristics of GDI staff. They don’t get tired and keep working till they reach the result.

  • Quality Control

Green dream was committed to supply the required specification at all costs. So it took every measure to search and find the best material available in the area and finally did achieve the goal.

  • Management

The key element of success in this project was close and momentary control over all aspects including time, quality , probabilities, possible delays and … We did not fear to face the problems. Instead we had the determination to solve them.

7.Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site-New York:

Contract

Contract number: P17PX02051
Contract Amount: $ 32,445.00
Contracting officer: Roselyn Sessoms
P: 718-354-4716
roselyn_sessoms@nps.gov

Requirement

NPS, NER Supply MABO required rehabilitation of an asphalt tennis court at the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (ELRO) Hyde Park, NY. The tennis court area was about 4,000 square feet. Tennis court was constructed in 1950, the court had a 2-inch thick asphalt surface over a 6-inch compacted gravel base.

Challenges
  • The material needed to be tested and accepted by National Park Service. Project setting was a national historic site, which was open to the public. Green Dream had to ensure safe conditions by limiting public access through fencing, barricades or other means.
  • There was a miscalculation about the area in the original solicitation but Green Dream completed the job and reported the difference between the reality and the numbers in the solicitation.
Result
  • GDI assigned a team of experts to remove the old asphalt, power clean the court and repave.
  • GDI completed the job much sooner than government estimation.
  • GDI kept a systematic and close communication with the teams and controlled the paving.
  • Project was satisfactorily completed on time.
Key Factors

Key Factors Contributing to the Success:

  • Persistency

Persistency is one of the main characteristics of GDI staff. They don’t get tired and keep working till they reach the result.

  • Quality Control

Green dream was committed to supply the required specification at all costs. So it took every measure to search and find the best material available in the area and finally did achieve the goal.

  • Management

The key element of success in this project was close and momentary control over all aspects including time, quality , probabilities, possible delays and … We did not fear to face the problems. Instead we had the determination to solve them.

8.Staten Island Park Case Study:

Contract

Contract number: 140P4518P0063
Contract Amount: $124,390.75
Technical POC: Jim Grant
718-815-4460
jim_grant@nps.gov

Requirement

The Department of Interior required to purchase, delivery and leveling of 1955 tons of ¾ inch crushed stone base (Blue Stone) aggregate road material, delivered to Great Kills Park 3270 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY. The contractor shall grade road surface and cut ditches prior to the delivery of crushed stone base for leveling.

The contractor also shall properly spread and level new gravel on .80 miles of roadways and parking areas providing for 6” of coverage +/- ½”. Gravel will be spread 20ft wide and .80 miles in length along roadway and cover entire parking areas. In addition to the above, the contractor shall also provide a crown along center of road surface to ensure proper drainage and run off. The existing gravel roads have experienced rutting, wash boarding and drainage issues due the extended use.

Challenges
  • DOI had clearly clarified in the contract that time is an important essence and would like to have the contract completed ASAP due to the extensive use of the Park by local residence.
  • Due to the frequent demands for pickup trucks delivering plants for tree event coming up soon, high level of coordination was required by all parties to avoid any conflict with road grading project.
  • DOI had a very special requirement about the quality work in the Great Kills Park because of extensive use of the Park by local residence…
Result

Green Dream was determined and committed from the first day to complete the project satisfactorily. So it took every measure to achieve that goal. Some of these measures included:

  • GDI assigned a project manager plus hiring a couple of experienced team of sub-contractors to execute the project on a timely manner.
  • GDI project manager was persistent to go by the schedule and paid every price to deliver the quality work as planned…
  • Consequently, GDI completed the project on time and kept a systematic and close communication with the DOI office all the time. Thanks to all of them for the great support they provided.
Key Factors

Key Factors Contributing to the Success:

  • Commitment

Commitment is one of Green Dream’s basic principles. We pay the price for our promises.
Green Dream cares about the success of our clients’ projects and takes its job very seriously.

  • Quality Products

Green dream was committed to supply the highest quality material. That was achieved through a quality control program as well as determination to fulfill the exact requirement at all cost.

  • Management

Every project has its own challenges that must be taken seriously and must be timely treated. This needs persistence and care from our side to understand every problem and seek a solution and to track the immediate actions needed.

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