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Michael K. Austen, PS
Member
Principal Professional Land Surveyor

Registered Professional Land Surveyor: Ohio
West Virginia
Pennsylvania

Years of Experience: 27 years

Education: Rancho Santiago College
Citrus College
North Harris Community College

Experience and Qualifications:

Mr. Austen has an extensive and diverse background in land surveying and mapping, including numerous major highway construction projects, industrial/construction/site surveying, bridges, slope staking, rights-of-way, as-builts, topographic, A.L.T.A., utilities, subdivisions, photogrammetric, boundary/monumentation, horizontal and vertical control networks, and aerial surveys.

Representative Projects:

Industrial

Allegheny Energy Supply Company, LLC - Fort Martin Power Station - Units 1 & 2 FGD Project, Monongalia County, West Virginia
Project Surveyors for preparation of construction site for expansion project, survey for extensive conveyor systems for moving materials, foundations, buildings, utilities and design plant access roads and parking lots as part of major environmental project.  $550 million project

Ormet Rolling Mill, Hannibal, Ohio
Project Surveyors for location of monitoring wells and elevations for expansive plant site.

Monroe County Industrial Park - Industrial Paint and Strip
Site topography, building stake-out and site map.

Marine

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District - Charleroi Locks & Dam Upper and Lower Guard Walls, Solicitation Number W911WN-09-B-0004, Westmoreland and Washington Counties, Pennsylvania
Project Surveyors for construction of lower and upper guard walls. $28.3 million project

Highway Construction

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Berkeley County, Project U302-9-16.13 02
Project Surveyors for preparation of construction site for expansion project, mass earth moving operations. $15.6 million project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Jefferson County, Project U319-9-2.28 05
Project Surveyors for construction (paving) of State Route 9, Charles Town, West Virginia.  $17.7 million project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Jefferson County Project U319-9-2.28 03
Project Surveyors for construction of State Route 9, Charles Town, West Virginia. $5.4 million project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Tyler County Project S348-2-8.84
Project Surveyors for Sistersville Bridge No. 2155.1 rehabilitation. $707,400 project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Harrison County Project S317-20-36.26&36.09
Project Surveyors for North and SouthWallace bridge replacements. $2.0 million project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Wetzel County Project S352-250-8.66 00
Project Surveyors for Watersnake and Littleton bridge replacements. $4.6 million project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Brooke County Project E305-2-U09.04
Project Surveyors for slide repair, State Route 2, Wellsburg slip. $802,355 project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Jefferson County Project U319-9-2.28 07
Project Surveyors for construction of State Route 9, Ranson, West Virginia. $12.1 million project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Hancock County Project U315-2-13.34
Project Surveyors for construction of State Route 2, New Cumberland-Congo Road, West Virginia. $5.3 million project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Brooke County Project U305-2-13.16
Project Surveyors for construction of State Route 2, Follansbee-Weirton Road #1, West Virginia. $19.8 million project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Wood County Project X354-D-7.00 04
Surveyors for construction of U.S. Route 50, Parkersburg, West Virginia.  $140 million project (seven projects)

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Brooke County Project U305-2-13.16 02
Surveyors for construction of State Route 2, Follansbee, West Virginia. $21.4 million project

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Ohio County Project U335-2-8.05 and U335-2-8.05 (02)
Project Surveyors for construction of State Route 2, Warwood, West Virginia. $6.3 million project

Ohio Department of Transportation, Belmont County Project BEL-7-16.68
Project Surveyors for construction of State Route 7 through Bellaire, Ohio.  Bridges and structures layout for National Engineering & Contracting Company.  Environmental staking for Petro Environmental Technologies.  $20 million project

Ohio Department of Transportation, Jefferson County Project JEF-043-7.50, State Route 43
Project Surveyors for construction of State Route 43, City of Wintersville, Ohio.

Commercial

Shepherd University - Center for Contemporary Arts - Phase IA, Jefferson County, West Virginia
Project Surveyors for all site work including construction layout of building and utilities.

Shepherd University - Nursing Facility, Jefferson County, West Virginia
Project Surveyors for preparation of construction site for expansion project, mass earth moving operations.

Shepherd University - Residential Apartment Complex, Jefferson County, West Virginia
Project Surveyors for construction layout of four-story dormitory buildings, site work and utilities.

Shepherd University - West Campus Site Infrastructure, Jefferson County, West Virginia
Project Surveyors for preparation of construction site for expansion project, mass earth moving operations.

Westwood Elementary School - Monongalia County, West Virginia
Project Surveyors for preparation of construction site for elementary school, mass earth moving operations.

West Virginia University Research Park - Monongalia County, West Virginia, AAI Project No. 0301004.00
Project Surveyors for preparation of construction site for research center, mass earth moving operations.

Cabela's, Fort Henry Industrial Park, Ohio County, West Virginia
Project Surveyors for curbing and paving of parking lot and entrance roads.

Utilities

Wheeling, Ohio County, WV - Phase I Wastewater Collection and Treatment System Improvements Contract No. 4
Sewer Replacement, Rehabilitation and Separation Construction Kruger Street, Parker Avenue and Lounez Avenue Area - Project Surveyors for construction layout of sanitary and storm utilities systems.

Parks & Recreation

Marshall County Commission, Grand Vue Park - Phase I Cabin Development
Project Surveyors for preparation of construction site and layout.

Airport

Jefferson County Airpark, Relocated C.R. 33, Federal Aviation Administration, A.I.P. Project No. 1-3-39-0074-0801
Project Surveyors for construction of relocated C.R. 33, Wintersville, Ohio. $1.3 million project

Barnesville - Bradfield Airport, Federal Aviation Administration, A.I.P. Project No. 3-39-0007-0303
Project Surveyors for construction of airport access road and aircraft ramp construction, Belmont County, Ohio.

Environmental

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Brooke County, Pierce Run Mine & Tipple Project
Project Surveyors for land restoration of mining refuse pile area, original ground topo, as-builts, quantities.

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Marshall County, Fish Run Refuse and Mining Facilities Project
Project Surveyors for land restoration of mining refuse pile area.

Subdivision

South View - St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio

Whispering Pines - Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV - St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio

Hendershot Development - Powhatan Point, Belmont County, Ohio

Riverside Subdivision - Powhatan Point, Belmont County, Ohio

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
  • National Society of Professional Surveyors
  • Ohio Contractors Association
  • Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio
  • West Virginia Association of Land Surveyors