Consultant Construction Engineering and Inspection Practices Within the Florida Department of Transportation

by Nick J. Tsengas, Florida Dept of Transportation, Jacksonville, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Preparing for Construction in the 21st Century

Abstract: This paper presents an overview of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) approach to a program utilizing Construction Consultant Construction Engineering and Inspection (C-CEI). While accomplishing an extensive work program with current in-house construction staffing, the FDOT will use the C-CEI program to meet the increased work loads. The paper discusses the need for consultants, identification of the C-CEI projects, development of the scope of services, the consultant contract process, authority and responsibility, administration and evaluation of the consultant staff.

Subject Headings: Consulting services | Inspection | Transportation engineering | Load factors | Contracts | Construction industry

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