CLARE RUSSELL, RA RESUME Continued
West Mifflin and Ross Garages Rehabilitation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Prior to joining Parsons Brinkerhoff, Project Manager responsible for mechanical and plumbing engineering services for the rehabilitation of two bus maintenance facilities with a construction value of $15 million. The garage rehabilitation included building additions, mechanical systems, maintenance equipment and a “work around” plan to keep the facilities operational during the extensive rehabilitation. This project also included the determination of impacts on the facility resulting from the use of alternate vehicle fuels.
Port Authority of Allegheny County, Various Facilities, Pennsylvania During a 3-year open-end A/E services contract for this client, Ms. Russell’s responsibilities included the Pittsburgh City Center Development, an ADA Review for the South Hills Junction Maintenance Facility, the Collier Garage Air Quality Study, LRT Parking Structure Feasibility Study, Central Business District (CBD) Subway System Ventilation Study, and LRT Signal System Modifications.
Pittsburgh City Center Development: Project Manager responsible for an
extensive analysis and review of the impacts of constructing a large retail, office, and hotel complex on the structure of the existing Steel Plaza Transit Station. The analysis included the impact of future subway lines connecting to the station platform, extensions, and future required egress. The developers’ contract drawings were reviewed for architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical issues resulting from the new development.
LRT Parking Structure Feasibility Study: Project Manager for determining the
feasibility of constructing parking structures at two LRT stations: South Hills Village and Washington Junction. The project included a site analysis, an environmental assessment, and a traffic study for each site; development of concept design schemes for each location; and generation of capital cost estimates for each concept. This project also included an investigation of alternate funding sources, including the private sector, for development.
LRT Signal System Modifications: Project Manager responsible for the
preparation of designs, construction documents, and estimates, as well as for the provision of bidding and construction period services for signal system additions and modifications for the Arlington Avenue flyover and South Hills Junction ramp end loop.
AWARDS Platinum Engineering Excellence Award, New York Association of Consulting Engineers Several Awards for the Hamilton Transit Station, Hamilton, New Jersey
MICHAEL GRAVES & ASSOCIATES with DUANY PLATER-ZYBERK AND COMPANY