October 14, 2020

Renovation of the former Thaddeus Stevens School

INDUSTRY:
Site Development

LOCATION:
Pittsburgh, PA

CLIENT:
City of Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh is planning a renovation of the former Thaddeus Stevens School, a Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmark. The space will be renovated to accommodate public safety departments including Specialty Deployment Division Law Enforcement and a parking garage will be built to accommodate these departments. Sci-Tek is working in coordination with the Architect Buchart Horn to provide the following services:

SURVEYING

  • Perform a survey of the existing site conditions.
  • Coordinate SUE services to locate the subsurface utilities to SUE Level B using ground penetrating radar (GPR)
  • Prepare a topographic survey drawing to show the details of the features surveyed.

SITE CIVIL DESIGN

  • Prepare schematic design, design development, final design and construction drawings, permitting applications, and specifications suitable for bidding of the site/civil items.

 GSI INFILTRATION TESTING

  • Perform up to four test borings and four borehole infiltration tests.
  • Prepare a letter report to transmit the infiltration test results, test boring logs, and laboratory test results.

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

  • Perform a geotechnical subsurface exploration for a proposed garage to be located on the property.
  • Present recommendations based on the data obtained at the test boring locations, visual observations, laboratory test results, and the analyses performed.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING

  • Provide asbestos containing materials (ACM) and hazardous materials survey and submit abatement drawing(s) in AutoCAD that will indicate locations of ACM.
  • Provide consultation during the bidding phase.
  • Provide environmental air monitoring services during asbestos removal.