Baker Awarded NYSDOT Region 8 Design Services Agreement

White Plains, N.Y. (October 30, 2013) - Michael Baker Engineering, Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker International, LLC (Baker), has been awarded a Regional Design Services Agreement (RDSA) by the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Region 8.  Under the $5.0 million, five-year RDSA, Baker will deliver a broad range of design services for NYSDOT projects in the New York counties of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Ulster, Columbia, Orange and Rockland.

Specifically, Baker will provide services to include, but not limited to, preliminary design, final design for bridge and culvert replacement/rehabilitation projects, highway reconstruction/rehabilitation projects, public involvement, environmental assessments, bridge inspection, design-build support, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) design, design for other Department facilities, and construction support services.  Baker’s first assignment will involve bridge deck replacements on Interstate 84 over the Metro-North Beacon Line in Dutchess County which may require Accelerated Bridge Construction and alternative delivery methods.

“We are excited to be working again with NYSDOT Region 8 in providing a comprehensive line of services to this important client,” said Dale Spaulding, P.E., president of Michael Baker Engineering, Inc.  “We’ve assembled a strong team, including several key MBE and DBE firms, and we’re ready to support Region 8 in their efforts to improve transportation infrastructure in the region.”

About Michael Baker International, LLC

Michael Baker International, LLC (Baker), is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility.  With more than 5,000 employees in offices across the United States and internationally, Baker is consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record among the top 8 percent of the 500 largest U.S. design firms.  Baker’s Engineering and Development division provides planning, architecture, engineering, construction services, asset management and asset renewal for a broad range of infrastructure in both the private and public sectors.  Baker’s Technology and Intelligence division provides human intelligence operational support, analysis and training, management consulting and competitive intelligence, emerging technologies consulting, software and application development, and enterprise solutions to meet our clients’ most important mission objectives across the broad spectrum of counterterrorism, threat finance, cyber security and network operations and other priority missions.  Learn more at


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