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project according to plans and specifications .”
But Ballweg would be the first to say this definition hardly conveys the complexity of the East Washington Avenue project , which covered “ just about everything that could be involved in roadway reconstruction ,” she said . This included underground public utilities , concrete pavement , curb and gutter , sidewalks , bicycle facilities , bridges , lighting , signals , pavement marking and landscaping , as well as public relations , railroad accommodations , and extensive private utility coordination .
Part of Ayres Associates ’ responsibilities was to keep the City and WisDOT informed of project issues , maintain day-to-day records of the contractors and utilities coming in and out of the project , and also serve as the primary point of contact for anyone – client staff , contractors , utilities , or the public – who had questions or concerns .
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