Roeder Avenue Bridge Construction Administration

Roeder Avenue Bridge Construction Administration City of Bellingham

Central Avenue Improvements

Central Avenue Improvements City of Bellingham

Inspection, Load Rating and Bridge Rehabilitation

Inspection, Load Rating and Bridge Rehabilitation City of Bellingham

Old 99 (Riverside Drive) Improvements

Old 99 (Riverside Drive) Improvements Cities of Mount Vernon & Burlington

I-405 South Bellevue Design/Build Project

I-405 South Bellevue Design/Build Project WSDOT

Middle Fork Bridge Rehabilitation Construction

Middle Fork Bridge Rehabilitation and Construction Management, City of Bellingham

  • Sound Transit Lakewood Layover Yard

    Friday, 23 September 2011 00:00
  • Broadway Avenue Bridge Replacement

    Thursday, 22 September 2011 00:00
  • Roeder Avenue Bridge Construction Administration

    Thursday, 15 September 2011 06:46
  • Central Avenue Improvements

    Thursday, 15 September 2011 06:40
  • Inspection, Load Rating and Bridge Rehabilitation

    Thursday, 15 September 2011 04:29
  • Old 99 (Riverside Drive) Improvements

    Thursday, 15 September 2011 03:55
  • I-405 South Bellevue Design/Build Project

    Thursday, 15 September 2011 03:47
  • Middle Fork Bridge Rehabilitation Construction

    Thursday, 15 September 2011 03:22

Jeff Thistle

Jeff Thistle is a practiced construction inspector of transportation and utility projects including bridges and roadways. The majority of his professional experience comes from his work with the City of Bellingham Public Works Department, where the quality and variety of his construction inspection work led to his promotion to Operations and Maintenance Superintendent. Prior to working for TranTech, Jeff worked in the private sector providing construction management of large site developments and facilities.

Education

AA Civil Engineering Technology, Bellingham Technical College, 1972
WSDOT training in construction management and documentation mgmt
WSDOT bridge inspection training

Industry Tenure

30+ years

Project Experience

Seattle Department of Transportation, South Spokane Street Viaduct Widening | Seattle, WA

Construction Inspector. Provided Construction Management Services for Seattle Department of Transportation. This project included the relocation and installation of new utilities at street level for the widening of the viaduct, including drainage, water and sewer lines, Seattle City Light electrical utilities, and improvements to the City’s traffic signal system. Also included in the project was structural inspection of a WSDOT Box Girder Bridge, shafts and columns, bridge deck, and micro-silica overlay of existing deck. Participated in bi-weekly safety reviews with SDOT Safety Manager and traffic control monitoring. All soils and ground water on the jobsite were deemed contaminated and directed their proper removal per King County Health Department standards.

Seattle Department of Transportation, South Spokane Street 4th Avenue Off-Ramp | Seattle, WA

Construction Inspector. Provided Construction Management Services for this project, including structural inspection, traffic control monitoring, and inspection of the relocation of drainage, water and sewer lines, and Seattle City Light electrical utilities. Noteworthy on this Project was the replacement of a 36” in diameter Cast Iron Water Main pipeline for approximately 800’ (between 1st and 2nd Avenue S.) with a new 36” in diameter Ductile Iron Pipeline.

City of Redmond, Construction Inspection for 2013 Capital Improvement Program | Redmond, WA

Construction Inspector Provided Construction Inspection Services to the City of Redmond for their Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for the 2013 construction season. The services included field observation and other tasks as requested to ensure that the work monitored was in compliance with the Contract Documents. The CIP projects were of various types, including roadway reconstruction; removal, repair and replacement of stormwater, sewer and water main system piping and structures; demolition of structures; signal and lighting improvements; landscaping and site access improvements; and other work as required to complete the projects.

City of Bellingham, Central Avenue Improvements | Bellingham, WA

Construction Inspector. Provided structural construction inspection for the 400-foot elevated wharf structure rehabilitation. The inspected features included replacement and realignment of a 16-inch water main, roadway and intersection improvements, sheet pile wall installation, and installation of a new Illumination system on the wharf structure.

 
Services

TranTech Bridge Projects Requiring Overcrossing BNSF Railway Tracks

Structural Engineering:
TranTech's structural engineering group provides comprehensive services for structural design of bridges; highways and other industrial facilities. We also provide services in the areas of seismic retrofit, structural condition inspection and load rating of bridges.

Civil Engineering:
TranTech’s civil engineers provide comprehensive services for roadway design; drainage & stormwater treatment; traffic signals and illumination design.

Construction Management:
TranTech’s construction administration team provides services in the areas of contract administration, construction inspection and materials testing coordination and management, resident engineering, contractor work coordination.