SUMMARY OF CAPABILITIES
Massaro & Welsh has developed extensive in-house capabilities representing a broad range of specialties to provide total service to clients: services from initial feasibility studies through design and construction are offered. The following sections briefly summarize categories of capabilities of Massaro & Welsh which may be called upon to provide assistance on projects, or which illustrate the extensive background of the firm.
Massaro & Welsh's capabilities and experience cover the entire field of engineering, surveying and mapping, and virtually all forms of land surveys. The surveys provided include boundary control, topographic, cadastral, A.L.T.A., construction, route and subdivision surveys together with related office functions such as right of way engineering, rigid survey adjustments and computations, legal descriptions, and title analysis. To attain Massaro & Welsh's primary objective -- highest quality work with greatest efficiency -- the surveying division has maintained technological leadership by continuous upgrading to the most up-to-date instrumentation available for rapid, precise, field measurements with a minimum number of personnel.
LAND SURVEYING AND MAPPING
- Topographical surveys
- Topographic mapping
- Control establishment for photogrammetric operations
- Subdivision maps and surveys
- Site and plot legal descriptions
- Construction staking
- Property surveys and mapping
Massaro & Welsh engineering resources provide the necessary skills to enable the firm to meet the total demands of any technological pursuit for which it may be engaged.
Massaro & Welsh has applied its abilities to diverse and comprehensive projects such as: total land development from conceptual studies through facility design to construction staking and inspection; highway engineering from route selection through design and construction staking including drainage design, landscaping, and illumination and signalization design; flood control engineering, including public works facility master planning and engineering budget development, assessment district engineering, and professional client representation; and recreational facility design from site grading through landscaping structure, roadway and trail design to construction contract administration.
HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGE ENGINEERING
Massaro & Welsh provides comprehensive roads, highway and bridge planning and design capabilities. Services include estimating traffic demands, alternate route cost-benefit analysis, preliminary and final designs including interchanges, separation structures, retaining walls, innovative safety features, signing, lighting, drainage and landscaping for conventional and interstate highways, and environmental impact statements. The firm provides level of service analyses to verify designs or identify deficiencies, right of way engineering and acquisition, parking facility designs, detour designs, and other services associated with highway engineering.
ROADS, HIGHWAYS, AND BRIDGES
- Feasibility studies and cost estimates
- Grading plans and earthmoving projects
- Local street design
- Detailed area designs for all types of road, highway, and bridge construction
- Design of public utilities
TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC SYSTEMS
- Transportation system studies and corridor analysis
- Highway route studies and design
- Federal Aid Urban (FAU) Projects
- Parking studies
- Bridges and interchanges
Massaro & Welsh provides a background of varied experience in design of structures. Design capabilities include reinforced concrete structures, reinforced masonry structures, small bridges, retaining walls, embankment protection structures, and roadway structural sections of either portland cement concrete or asphalt concrete. Services provided include project analysis and cost estimates, final design, working drawings, specifications, contract documents, and supervision of construction.
FLOOD CONTROL AND DRAINAGE ENGINEERING
Massaro & Welsh offers complete services in the prediction and management of natural runoff waters. Hydrology and hydrologic analysis are performed on tributary areas of all kinds to determine the quantity and flow characteristics so that the means of handling the runoff can be adequately and economically determined. Designs accomplished in the past include major flood control systems, urban storm drain systems, and roadway drains to handle both offsite and onsite waters.