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Structural Fabrication Unit

Implement the Department's quality assurance program for fabricated materials required to be accepted based on "Fabrication Inspection" per the Materials Quality Assurance Procedures Manual. Perform final installation inspection of sign, traffic signal, Intelligent Transportation System, and lighting support structures for the project office. Serve as the Department's structural fabrication expert and provide recommendations to design and construction staff regarding plan details, specifications, shop inspection, and field inspection. Perform technical reviews of shop fabrications and field construction related documents required to be submitted for review and approval.

MDOT Supplier Qualification Program

SQS - Prestressed Concrete Beams

Approved Supplier List Prestressed Concrete Beams

SQS - Steel Highway Structures (coming November 2022)

Approved Supplier List Steel Highway Structures (coming spring 2023) 

Contact

Matthew Filcek
Structural Fabrication Engineer
517-282-9137

Cole Christy
Transportation Engineer
517-331-4387

MDOT-StructuralFabrication@Michigan.gov

Reference Documents

2021 Structural Fabrication Quality Manual

Shop Drawing Review Process

Elastomeric Bearing Guidance Document

Structural Precast Concrete Fabrication

Perform quality assurance inspection for structural precast (prestressed and non-prestressed) concrete products required to be accepted based on "Fabrication Inspection" per the Materials Quality Assurance Procedures Manual. Provide technical support to the project offices for grouting post-tensioned structures and erection of bridge members and highway structures. Perform technical review of structural precast concrete shop drawings.
 
Deanna Papanek, Structural Precast Concrete Specialist
517-204-6689
 

Structural Steel Fabrication

Perform quality assurance inspection for structural steel products required to be accepted based on "Fabrication Inspection" per the Materials Quality Assurance Procedures Manual. Provide technical support to the project offices for structural bolting, welding, and erection of bridge members and highway structures. Review and approve shop welding procedure specifications (WPS), pile welding QC plans, heat straightening plans, and structural field welding plans and perform technical review of structural steel shop drawings.
 
Bob Otremba, Structural Steel Specialist
989-233-6826
 

Metals Laboratory

Perform statewide metals testing as required per the Materials Quality Assurance Procedures Manual. Serve as statewide metals testing expert and provide recommendations to Development/Region/Transportation Service Center staff regarding specifications and acceptance of metals for their projects. 
 
All Metals Lab inquiries and e-construction notifications must be sent to MDOT-MetalsLab@Michigan.gov.

Metals Lab Guidance Document

John Carlson, Metals Laboratory Technician
517-285-6128
 
Metals Testing Videos