HRP Associates, Inc. (HRP) provided construction oversight inspection and hazardous materials inspection services for the demolition of a 40,000 s.f. vacant building and parking garage located on 333 Meadow Street in Waterbury, CT. The Waterbury Development Corporation (WDC) working with State funding has commissioned demolition of the building in order to make way for future parking for the Metro-North train station adjacent to the site. Because the project was State funded, it was administered by Connecticut of Transportation District IV MSAT group.
As Chief Inspector, HRP oversaw the abatement of asbestos containing materials (ACM) abatement and building demolition. The inspection role was to ensure that ACM materials had been manifested and properly disposed of, that utility disconnections were performed by the demolition contractor,
Our services daily oversight of the work to ensure that conformed to the demolition documents, preparing daily inspection reports (IR’s) reviewing payment requizitions and mangeing construction change orders. Our field inspector held bi-weekly progress meeting which included folks from the DOT MSAT group as well as the WDC. Coordination with Metro-North Railroad was also performed by coordination with patrons parking and safe access to the train platform. As resident engineer, Mr. Battles reviewed requests for information (RFI’s) shop drawing submittals and approved payment requisitions. Finally, project closeout procedures were performed and all documents delivered to District IV. The project was completed on time and within budget.