By Joel Scanlon
Michael Baker Jr, a part of Michael Baker Corporation, has been presented with a contract worth $1 M from Newark, N.J., to modify the Delancy Street, with a development project on 1.1-mi roadway and drainage facility of the Newark business district’s southeastern sector.
Baker is the key consultant whose expertise in drainage design, roadway design, lighting design, utility coordination and design, pavement and geotechnical design, facilitating protection and maintenance of traffic.
According to Baker’s project manager Magdy Hagag, the project is intended for the roadway improvement to increase reliability, safety, and performance.
Delancy Street, a major part of the Liberty Corridor, is a regional port way that links the truck traffic from Route 1 to 9 with the industrial waterfront area of the city down the Newark Bay. The Liberty Corridor will connect Newark Liberty International Airport, rail and port facilities, the area’s major highway network including Routes 1 and 9, and I-78. The New Jersey Turnpike is connected with the entire industrial base of the port way region, commercial interests, and warehousing and distribution centers.
This project will be supported by various associate professionals including Matrix New World Engineering, which will carry out investigations related to hazardous materials and provides remedial measures and GTS Consultants will be focusing on precedent survey research.
Michael Baker Corporation offers services like planning, design, engineering and construction for its clients globally. The key business areas of the firm include aviation, environmental, architecture, geospatial, defense, rail & transit, homeland security, transportation, telecommunications & utilities, municipal & civil, oil & gas, urban development and water. The firm has 3,250 employees and almost 110 offices across the United States. It is intended to improve its value by providing sustainable and advanced solutions for the environment and the infrastructure.