The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) implemented improvements to the intersection of I-581 and Valley View Boulevard to incorporate an innovative new diverging diamond design to ameliorate congestion. The work includes building a new exit ramp from southbound I-581 to Valley View Boulevard as well as a new entrance ramp from Valley View onto northbound I-581.
Froehling & Robertson, Inc. is currently conducting Quality Control (QC) field and laboratory services as required by the Quality Assurance and Quality Control Plan for Design Build Project as outlined by VDOT. All testing procedures are being performed in accordance with the 2007 VDOT Road and Bridge Specifications in support of the construction phase of this project. Our services include soils for compacted fill used to develop the final grades, as well as concrete testing comprised of reinforcing steel, slump, air content, temperature, unit weight, compressive strength test specimens, and chloride permeability. F&R’s QC services also include inspection and testing for the new asphalt pavement and Metals/NDT services required for the erection of structural steel on the replacement bridges.