Project Location

IDOT District 1 –Various Counties

Services Provided

Inspectionand NDTServices

Project Owner

Illinois Department of Transportation


Collins Engineers Graef Wang

Project Contact

Moussa A. Issa, PhD, PE, SEProject Manager (708)236-0900

Prime Consultants:

HBM Engineering Group, LLC

Key Team Members

Moussa A. Issa, Project Manager Mustafa Alobaidi, Project Engineer Dan Abraham, Team Leader Hassan Issa, Team Leader

HBM scope of work included traffic control coordination and submitting lane closure requests, review existing documents, existing plans and shop drawings.

The coordination includedarrangement of lane closure in the following Highway and/ or Arterial: I-94, I-90/94, I-355, I-290, I-80, I-55, Lake Street, Army Trail Rd, Roosevelt Rd, Mannheim Rd, Grand Ave, Butterfield Rd, River Rd, 159th Street, and CiceroAve.

For the overhead sign structures, HBMobtainedfield documentation and measurements as per the FHWA/IDOT Guidelines for structural supports for highway signs, perform visual inspection for the signs structure, and perform non-destructive testing as required. The inspection report includeddigital pictures for each sign structure and the obtained field measurements in compliance with the FHWA/IDOT Guidelines.

HMLT work orders consisted of reviewingexisting as-built plans, shop drawings, Inspection documents, performing field inspection, and non-destructive testing (to determine existing conditions).Field documentation and measurements were obtained as per the FHWA/IDOT Guidelineson the HMLT Inspections.