Norfolk Light Rail System

Client: Hampton Roads Transit
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Services: Construction Management
Completion Date: 2010

Keville Enterprises provided construction management and inspection services in connection with the new $232M Norfolk Light Rail System (The TIDE).

Significant project elements included:

  • 11 stations
  • 3 Park and Ride lots
  • Overhead traction power propulsion system for nine LRT vehicles on the 7.4 route miles of the system
  • Ballasted track
  • Vehicle storage and maintenance yard
  • Embedded track through downtown Norfolk
  • The construction of two major bridges over water at Broad Creek and Smith Creek, along with four other bridges

As a sub-consultant on this project, Keville provided construction management services including project control and construction inspection services for HRT. Daily activities included: preparing Daily Progress Reports; taking periodic construction progress photos and special field condition photos; evaluating and processing proposed change orders; processing project submittals and providing weekly verification that the GC was maintaining a current set of as-built record drawings; reviewing the GC’s pay requisitions for accuracy and verifying that actual work had been completed; and ensuring that all daily reports, test results, and all additional reports, records, and documentation were maintained in a complete and orderly manner.