Sarasota Selects Hazen and Sawyer for Construction Management Services
(HOLLYWOOD, FL –August 11, 2009) – Sarasota County, Florida, has selected Hazen and Sawyer to provide a full suite of construction management services over the next five years, for projects associated with parks and recreation, utilities, and navigable waterways maintenance. This diverse array of projects will both enhance the environment and provide public benefits.
Hazen and Sawyer will assist the County in providing on-site inspection services for these projects, review contractor drawings and other document submittals, and ensure compliance with all contractual requirements governing construction, equipment installation, and health and safety of workers and the public. The firm’s efforts will assist the County in delivering high-quality projects that serve their intended function and provide reliable benefits over the decades to come.
Hazen and Sawyer has assisted Sarasota County in the past on several major undertakings, including serving as Program Manager for the Phillipi Creek Septic Tank Replacement Program, providing planning assistance the South County Wastewater Improvement Program, and designed and performed construction administration of a major expansion to the Bee Ridge Water Reclamation Plant, in association with another firm.
Sarasota County, located on the gulf coast of Florida, is home to approximately 400,000 residents. The utility department provides services to more than 74,000 water customers, 57,000 wastewater customers, and 3,000 reclaimed water customers.
For more than half a century, Hazen and Sawyer has focused on two things: providing safe drinking water and controlling water pollution. Our range of services encompasses the planning, design, and construction management of water and wastewater-related projects – from clean water treatment, storage, and distribution to wastewater collection and treatment. Since our founding in 1951, we have grown in size to over 740 employees in 26 offices.