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Zuvic, Carr and Associates Announces Promotions
Marici Zuvic, President of Zuvic Carr, has announced three promotions effective in May 2018.

Robert J. Carr, P.E., LEP has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Mr. Carr will be managing day-to-day operations in accordance with the company’s strategic plan. He has served as Vice President and principal-in-charge for environmental projects since joining the company in 2007.

Miroslav Grajewski, P.E. has been promoted to Vice President. In his new role, Mr. Grajewski will be responsible for business development and client relations. His engineering experience includes project management, design, and oversight of master plan development on a variety of projects.

Victoria L. Man, LEP has been promoted to Director of Environmental Services. Ms. Man has served as the Senior Project Manager for environmental projects since joining the firm in 2009. In her new role, she will direct all environmental projects, manage staff, and oversee the company’s remediation activities.

Samuel Hopkins, P.E., Civil Engineer, recently received his Professional Engineer’s license after working for five and a half years as a licensed Engineer-in-Training. Mr. Hopkins has six years of civil engineering experience with an emphasis on structural design, superstructure analysis, and field inspection. He assisted in the design of seven bridge rehabilitations/replacements in the last five years.

MDC South Hartford Conveyance and Storage Tunnel (SHCST)
Zuvic Carr is providing professional environmental services to Kenny/Obayashi IV, A Joint Venture, on the Metropolitan District (MDC) SHCST project. Environmental engineering work includes investigations for PCBs; documentation of the removal, management and off-site disposal of the soil, and the results of verification sampling; providing Qualified Environmental Professional services for the entire project; and soil and rock sampling and characterization. See project descriptions and a video for additional information.

Connecticut Airport Authority
Zuvic Carr will prepare construction plans and technical specifications for a new lawn Irrigation System at Bradley International. The system will be installed in various airport entrance areas along Schoephoester Road and Ella Grasso Turnpike, and in one location adjacent to the main terminal building. Green initiatives and sustainability measures (rain/storm water collection, storage, treatment, and pumping) will be investigated. Our services will include survey, utility coordination, environmental soil investigations, and civil engineering design.

CAA – Hartford-Brainard Airport

Zuvic Carr will provide construction plans, detail drawings, and technical specifications for the removal of two 4,000 gallon underground fuel storage tanks (unleaded and diesel) and a dispenser island at Brainard Airport. The existing system will be replaced with a new above-ground fuel storage tank for diesel fuel, new dispensers, a new or re-used monitoring system, and a new fuel management control system.

Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU)
 
SCSU retained Zuvic Carr in April 2017 to provide survey, geotechnical services, and site design services for the rehabilitation of Wintergreen Parking Lot (56,100 sf) and Parking Lot 5 (63,450 sf). Design and bid documents were prepared in just seven weeks, so construction could be completed during summer months. Zuvic Carr assisted with bidding services and will provide construction administration. Work will include: full-depth reconstruction of the pavement; demolition of concrete curbing and walks; installation of granite curbing; replacement of concrete walks, ramps, and storm drainage structures; and upgrading lighting to LED.

Town of Woodbury

Zuvic Carr was selected by the Town of Woodbury to design a replacement for Middle Quarter Road Bridge over South Brook and associated roadway improvements. See project description for additional information.

Town of Middlefield
Zuvic Carr designed the new Route 147 bridge replacement over Lyman Meadow Brook, an Accelerated Bridge Construction project, for the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The old bridge was demolished and the new bridge and 1,100 feet of roadway were installed in just nine days. See CTDOT Press Release and project description for additional information.

UConn Health Center Parking Lots
UConn Health Center retained Zuvic Carr in 2016 to provide consulting engineering services related to the evaluation and replacement of two parking lots servicing the main building. Our firm completed a geotechnical investigation to determine the composition of the pavement and design options for the reconstruction of each lot. Zuvic Carr also designed drainage and utility improvements for this project. In 2017 we were retained again by UConn Health to design improvements for three additional parking lots.

Torrington High School
The Connecticut Department of Administrative Services, Division of Construction Services (DAS/DCS) selected Zuvic Carr to provide the design and construction administration services for site improvements to the Oliver Wolcott State Technical High School in Torrington. The project scope included site survey, evaluation of possible drainage improvements, and preparation of roadway/parking reconstruction plans. On-site accessibility to sports fields and overall safety improvements were also addressed.

The Connecticut Department of Administrative Services, Division of Construction Services
DAS/DCS selected Zuvic Carr for a three year (7/1/16–6/16/19) Civil Engineering On-Call Consultant Services contract.  

Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority (MIRA)
Zuvic Carr was selected by MIRA in 2016 to provide On-Call Environmental Consulting and Engineering Services for three years. (7/1/16 – 6/30/19)

EPA Video
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a video in March 2014 of the cleanup and redevelopment of Goodwin College Riverside Campus. View video

Goodwin College Dedicates Classroom to Zuvic, Carr and Associates Engineering Firm
Over the past several years, the Rocky Hill-based civil and environmental engineering consulting firm has been instrumental in the cleanup and redevelopment of Riverside Drive and Goodwin’s award-winning Riverside Campus. The College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in February 2013 dedicating and naming a classroom at Goodwin in honor of the firm. more

Goodwin College Receives EPA Environmental Merit Award for Riverside Campus in East Hartford

At a ceremony in Faneuil Hall in Boston, Goodwin College received the 2012 Environmental Merit Award for outstanding efforts in preserving New England’s environment. Zuvic, Carr and Associates has provided environmental consulting and engineering, civil engineering, site planning, and surveying services for this project since 2005. more

Marici Zuvic receives Anchor Award
Marici Zuvic, Founder and President of Zuvic, Carr and Associates, was presented with the prestigious Anchor Award by the University of Hartford’s Alumni Association in 2011. This award honors alumni "who have distinguished themselves by achieving the highest level of professional accomplishments and who possess absolute standards of integrity and character to positively reflect and enhance the prestige of The University of Hartford." more


ARTICLES

"Transactions in Connecticut – What Type of Environmental Due Diligence is Necessary," October 2008 for SIOR and New England Real Estate Journal, by Robert J. Carr, P.E., LEP

"Closing the Deal – Utilizing a Remediation Cost Estimate in the Negotiation Process," July 2007 for SIOR CT Chapter Newsletter, by Robert J. Carr, P.E., LEP

"The Connecticut Transfer Act – Keeping the End in Mind," Part I, June 2006 for the Auto Body Association of Connecticut, by Robert J. Carr, P.E., LEP

"The Connecticut Transfer Act – Keeping the End in Mind," Part II, September 2006 for the Auto Body Association of Connecticut, by Robert J. Carr, P.E., LEP
 
"Guidelines for Inspection & Maintenance of Dams," 2001, CT DEP Bulletin No. 36, co-authored by James C. Otis, P.E.





 

Zuvic, Carr and Associates, Inc.
40 Cold Spring Road, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
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