The Construction Services Section within the Construction and Materials Bureau supports the Construction Sections field inspection staff. This work is accomplished by subject matter experts in the areas of Paving, Structures, Environmental Compliance, and Specifications. Their work includes, but is not limited to: field inspection, review of plans and fabrication drawings, development of specifications, contract review, guidance, and facilitation between State and Federal regulatory agencies. In addition, the Finals Unit of the section is responsible for auditing field records and ensuring final payment made to contractors is executed in accordance with the contract documents. The Finals Engineer is also responsible for archiving project as-built plans and records.
The Construction Services Section provides support services to the resident engineers by supplying subject matter experts in Environmental Engineering, Paving, Structures and Water Testing. In addition, the Construction Services Section includes a Finals Engineer, whose role it is to negotiate final project quantities and authorize final payments to contractors, when all requirements have been met.