State Government

Life Safety Assessments

SPAAN Tech served on a team to perform on-site building surveys for all medical clinics and facilities in order to assess and identify areas of material non-compliance with regard to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101, 2000 Edition, Life Safety Code.

The firm’s Conditions Assessment Report for each site included: supporting photographs, a description of suggested building modifications, and construction cost data related to the deficiency list.

M-7 Salt Dome Replacement

SPAAN Tech provided construction management services to the Illinois Tollway for new improvements at the M-7 Salt Dome Facility located in Winnebago County, Illinois. SPAAN Tech supervised the demolition of the existing salt dome and related facilities and the construction of the new salt dome. This new facility was designed and built for rubber-tired vehicles and equipment only.

Interstate 90 Pavement Repairs

SPAAN Tech provided construction management services to the Illinois Tollway for pavement repairs to I-90 located in Winnebago County, Illinois. The firm supervised the completion of pavement repairs to all lanes of traffic for 14 miles in both directions (totaling 28 miles of highway). The construction work included breaking-out existing concrete pavement that had failed and replacing it with new, steel-reinforced roadway material with proper tie-ins to the existing pavement.

I-355 Communication Towers

SPAAN Tech provided construction management services to the Illinois Tollway for new improvements at the I-355 Highway Extension Communication Towers Facility.

SPAAN Tech supervised the construction of two new communication towers and two pre-fabricated utility buildings. The construction work performed included: site preparation work, foundation and footing work for thetowers and utility buildings, drainage design, parking planning, and lead-in roadways to the site.

Phase III Engineering for I-80 Reconstruction

SPAAN Tech provided Phase III Engineering Services for construction management, construction inspection, and contract administration on I-80/94 (IL 394 to US 41).

Duties included: schedule and budget control, on-site material testing, and material quality assurance testing for advance work on the highways. The work also encompassed structure removal and replacement of Wentworth Avenue over I-80

The electrical contract included: high-mast lighting advance work, fiber optic cable and systems, CCTV, surveillance, and dynamic message sign systems.

I-90 Corridor Master Plan

As part of the I-90 Corridor Master Plan, SPAAN Tech was retained to conceptually design the roadway lighting and drainage system for the study to determine the minimum build requirements to add a lane in each direction along the Illinois Tollway I-90 corridor. SPAAN Tech’s design primarily focused on the segment of roadway between Route 31 and Higgins Road.

Tri- State Tollway I-294 Reconstruction

SPAAN Tech provided phase II drainage, roadway lighting design services, and quality assurance and quality control services for the widening and reconstruction of two miles of the Tri-State Tollway I-294.

SPAAN Tech prepared all drainage construction documents including: drainage plans, drainage and ditch profiles, drainage removal plans, drainage details and drainage cross sections. The firm also developed supplemental project specifications, quantity and cost estimates, along with all supporting computer models, calculations, and exhibits.