Quality Assurance

About Us

Mission: To improve the quality of construction contracts by adding value in the design phase, construction phase, and post-construction phase.

Primary Functions:

  • Constructability Reviews – perform constructability plan and specification reviews during all phases (Study/30%/60%/90%/100%) of design
  • Value Engineering Program – manage, track and administer the State Value Engineering Program for both consultant and in-house VE analyses
  • Construction Project Closeout – track performance metrics and process the closeout of all Construction projects
  • Records Examining – perform final project record audits of all Construction projects and perform intermediate project record audits for Construction projects over $25 million

Secondary Functions:

  • Construction Manual Committee – maintain and revise the Construction Manual to reflect changes to specifications, design manuals, and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Lessons Learned, Best Practices – solicit feedback from Construction, Maintenance, and Design units in order to improve plans, specifications, manuals, and business practices
  • Standard Specification Committee – maintain, update, and create Standard Specifications, Owned Special Provisions, Directives, Guidance Documents, and Standard Drawings

Requests for additional information should be addressed to:


Transportation Supervising Engineer

State Value Engineering Coordinator

Phone: (860) 594-XXXX



Constructability Reviews and Construction Manual Revisions



Transportation Engineer 3

Phone: (860) 594-XXXX



Records Examining


Bonney S. Whitaker

Transportation Engineer 3

Phone: (860) 594-3270



Value Engineering and Post Construction Reviews


Gerard J. Graci

Transportation Engineer 3

Phone: (860) 594-2658



Final Project Closeout and Performance Metrics


Susan Orsini

Transportation Engineer 2

Phone: (860) 594-2691