Crawford Consulting Services, Inc. (CRAWFORD) has been providing quality construction consulting services since 1993, ranging from pre-construction through occupancy. Recognized as an industry leader in federal cost engineering services, CRAWFORD focuses on best practices to develop accurate and credible cost estimates. These best practices represent an overall process of established, repeatable methods that result in high-quality cost estimates that are comprehensive and accurate and that can be easily and clearly traced, replicated, and updated. Additionally, CRAWFORD provides a wide-variety of construction consulting services to our clients that add value during the total project life-cycle.
U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN
CRAWFORD provided Independent Technical Review cost engineering services for the new $1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium which serves as the home of the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL. The new stadium is a fixed roof stadium with a translucent roof and features the five largest pivoting glass doors in the world. The stadium’s signature feature is five large doors that are between 75 and 95 feet tall and were incorporated to allow fresh air. With about 2,000 Wi-Fi beacons and 1,300 access points, U.S. Bank Stadium will have full Wi-Fi access throughout the building. The stadium will seat 66,200 people for most games, slightly more than the Metrodome. However, it will be expandable to 73,000 for special events such as the Super Bowl.
U.S. Military Academy Science Center, West Point, NY
CRAWFORD provided cost engineering, CPM scheduling, value engineering, and construction scheduling analysis for the $107 million state-of-the-art science center. Working with the USACE New York District CRAWFORD provided both PACES and MCACES MII cost estimates throughout the design phase. This extensive project is being completed in two phases. Phase II, currently under construction, includes the modernization and renovation of existing laboratory. Our RTA cost estimate was within 6% of the awarded construction contract which allowed USMA to secure all 22 bid options associated with the project.
USACE Middle East District Dahla Dam, Afghanistan
CRAWFORD provided cost engineering and DD Form 1391 development for the Arghandab Irrigation Rehabilitation Dahla Dam Project. This project includes two unique strategies. The first strategy involves the raising and rehabilitation of the Dahla Dam. This consists of six Saddle Dikes, one Spillway, and the raise and modification of the Dahla Dam. The second strategy is an optional study involving the construction of a new dam at Hasanzay. The project is currently estimated at approximately $443 million. Dahla Dam Phase 1 is on schedule for July 2015 completion and Phase 2, the actual raising of the dam, in 2017.
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