SEPI is the prime consultant responsible for this design-build project consisting of the replacement of two bridges on NC 215 in Transylvania County. In addition to severe existing horizontal alignments, the US Forest Service owns all of the surrounding property and required several specialized practices.
SEPI’s scope of services also included utility coordination and the development of Utility By Others (UBO) plans. Due to the remote location of these bridges within the Pisgah National Forest, existing utilities were not evident nor visible within the project corridor. SEPI communicated with utility owners within Transylvania County to confirm utilities were not existing on the bridges. The projects include: