PROJECT: INTERSTATE 26 WELCOME CENTER CEI
CLIENT: Tennessee Department of Transportation
Vaughn & Melton was selected by the Tennessee Department of Transportation to perform project management, construction inspection and materials testing for the construction of the I-26 Welcome Center in Kingsport. V&M functions in a management and oversight capacity regarding the project construction,
engineering and inspection of installed work. V&M also serves as a liaison for TDOT and the Prime Contractor in conflict resolution and situations relevant to project completion being on time and within budget.
The project consists of the construction of a new Welcome Center on the eastbound side of I-26, with a cross-over bridge providing access to the Center from the westbound side of I-26. The project also includes the construction of a formidable retaining wall and the necessary exit and entrance lanes to I-26. The project has an estimated completion time frame of one year, with the estimated construction cost of $9,526,090.