The LPA Group of North Carolina, a unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE Amex: BKR), announced today that it has been selected by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to perform structure design work on a $688,000 contract for a 3,400-foot bridge on U.S. 70, Beaufort Bypass, Morehead City, Carteret County, North Carolina.
Baker will be providing structure design including vessel impact analysis on this project which is in support of improved navigation for the North Carolina Port Authority Expansion Program. The project is expected to take between 12-18 months.
“We presented a logical approach to completing the required work of the project to ensure a project of the highest quality and durability for NCDOT. Our unique qualifications include recent experience in the design of very similar structures over navigable coastal waterways and we believe that this successful experience makes us qualified to perform this work for NCDOT,” said Peter Graf, P.E., S.E., project principal.