Technical Support Services – Precast/Prestressed Concrete Plant Inspection

TRC’s in-plant quality assurance staff helps ensure that concrete products delivered to New York State transportation projects meet specified expectations.


New York State Department of Transportation

Project Location

Various locations

Under contract to the NYS Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), TRC provides appropriately certified Materials Inspectors at precast/prestressed concrete fabrication facilities throughout the northeast United States that supply concrete products for NYSDOT projects. Plants which have been staffed under this contract are located in NY, PA, NJ, OH, CT, VT, and NC. TRC has managed and staffed this contract continuously since 1993, including several consecutive renewals.

Typical duties of our Inspectors include:

  • Verifying plant QA/QC programs
  • Witnessing of materials sampling and testing
  • Pre-pour set-up and dimensional checks
  • Verification of rebar cage assembly and position
  • Concrete material quality assurance
  • Concrete placement inspections
  • Post-pour inspections
  • Verification of finishing and aesthetics
  • Inspection of shipping procedures
  • Inspectors that are assigned under this contract are required to maintain active certification from the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and / or Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI).

In addition to precast and prestressed inspection duties, TRC has also been tasked with the assignment of Quality Assurance Technicians (QAT) under the NYSDOT Engineering Unit who are responsible for performing routine plant audits, assisting with yearly audits, and performing monitor core sampling.

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