Our Services


Bridge Inspection

LSEA can provide evaluation, inspection and rating services on a wide variety of highway, railroad and movable bridges for both the private and public sectors. LSEA has the experience in the evaluation, inspection and rating of structures ranging in size from single span bridges to major suspension bridges. LSEA has the experience in the inspection of a wide variety of materials including steel, concrete, prestressed concrete and timber. Our NHI certified Team Leaders are familiar with the NBIS and various clients' inspection procedures and requirements.

  • Suspension Bridges
  • Movable/Complex Bridges
  • Railroad Bridges
  • Long Span Bridges
  • Short Span Bridges
  • Culverts
  • Sign Structures
  • Pedestrian
  • Utility Bridges

Our experienced staff can inspect and report on the structural condition of the bridges through the use of a variety of inspection techniques and also provide the necessary traffic management.

  • Access Equipment (Lift Trucks, UB Trucks, Man Lifts)
  • Free Climbing

Our experienced staff also can perform and/or implement several types of evaluation programs.

  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Load Testing and Rating
  • Fracture and Fatigue Analysis

Past Projects

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Garden State Parkway Inspection

As the Prime Consultant for 2017 and 2018, LSEA inspected and provided inspection reports for 250 bridges located in the southern region of the Garden State Parkway.

NJ Transit Bridge Inspection

As the Prime Consultant, LSEA performed inspections and structural rating analyses of multiple projects with approximately 500 bridges carrying New Jersey Transit rail lines.

Bridge Design and Rehabilitation

LSEA can provide complete bridge rehabilitation and replacement design services for a variety of highway and railroad bridges from the conceptual stage through to the final design stage for both the private and public sectors, using innovative concepts and the latest technology in the field of bridge design. LSEA has the experience in the design of all types of bridges using a wide variety of materials including steel, concrete, prestressed concrete and timber.

  • Short Span Bridges
  • Multi-Span Bridges
  • Railroad Bridges
  • Timber Bridges
  • Straight and Curved Girders
  • Culverts
  • Arch Bridges
  • Truss Bridges

Our staff is experienced in all phases of bridge and roadway design.

  • Feasibility Studies and Reports
  • Initial Scoping Phases
  • Alternative Types of Solutions
  • Structural Analysis and Design
  • Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Design
  • Seismic Analysis and Design
  • Foundation Studies and Reports

Past Projects

West Hudson Park Bridge Rehabilitation

LSEA prepared the preliminary and final design contract plans, specifications and engineer’s estimate, and provided construction support services for the rehabilitation and widening of the West Hudson Park Arch Bridge in Kearny, NJ.

Fanny Road Bridge Replacement

LSEA handled the design, construction inspection, and management of replacement of the Fanny Road Bridge over New Jersey Transit's Booton line for NJDOT.

Building Assessment

LSEA has provided our customers with the most comprehensive inspection services available for both industrial/commercial buildings and residential homes.

Industrial/Commerical:

LSEA can provide complete services in the inspection, condition survey, evaluation, and assessment of a variety of commercial/industrial buildings which includes but is not limited to warehouses, stadiums, office buildings, multi-family apartments and condominiums, hospitals, laboratories, schools, churches and residential complexes (HUD housing), for a variety of clients.

Our inspection teams are licensed professional engineers with many years of relevant experience and have performed many projects in the State of New Jersey and New York. Our inspection teams are dedicated to providing our customers with valuable information about their buildings. We are familiar with the Standards of Practice of the National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers(NABIE). Our inspection teams provide the following services:

  • Comprehensive Needs Assessment
  • Condition Assessment Inspections
  • Future Needs Assessments
  • Uniform Physical Condition Inspections (UPCS)
  • ADA (American Disability Act) Codes Compliance Inspections
  • HUD Green Physical Needs Assessments (GPNA)
  • Electrical System Assessments
  • Mechanical System Assessments
  • Emergency Damage Assessments
  • HUD RAD Physical Condition Assessment (PCA)

Residential

LSEA can provide complete services in the inspection, condition survey, evaluation, assessment and design of various types of residential housing. Our qualified staff of licensed professional structural engineers are highly experienced and have performed numerous projects in the State of New Jersey. We are familiar with current New Jersey and New York building codes and other standard codes including BOCA, IBC , ACI , AISC, ASTM, HUD and ATC standards. LSEA offers the following services for residential properties:

  • Pre-purchase home inspections
  • Seller inspections
  • Structural and mechanical consultations
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Lead paint testing
  • Mold and mildew testing
  • Asbestos investigation and testing
  • Pre-construction plan examination and in-process construction inspections

Past Projects

World Trade Center Memorial Site Condition Survey

In 2017, LSEA was selected by the Port Authority of NY & NJ to perform a condition survey of the World Trade Center Memorial site and 9/11 Memorial Building, and provide a condition survey report.

Teterboro Airport Condition Inspection

LSEA performed condition inspection on 7 buildings within Teterboro Airport, including office buildings, hangers, the tower, and the museum.

Evergreen Facade Assessment

LSEA provided facade assessment services for the Evergreen Corporation at One Evertrust Plaza, by using a UAC for performing the inspection.

Building Design and Rehabilitation

LSEA can provide complete architectural and engineering services for a variety of commercial/industrial buildings for a variety of clients, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Warehouses
  • Stadiums
  • Office buildings
  • Multi-family apartments and condominiums
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Schools
  • Churches
  • Residential complexes (HUD housing)

Our design teams are dedicated to providing practical, functional and cost-effective designs for any size project and/or solutions for particular problems. LSEA can provide architectural and engineering services for new construction, rehabilitation and repair projects. LSEA has preformed numerous architectural and engineering design services for various clients throughout the State of New Jersey and New York. Our design teams provide the following services:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Diagnostic Studies
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Structural Design/Renovations/Repair/Upgrading
  • Site Planning and Design
  • Landscaping Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Electrical System Design
  • Mechanical System Design
  • Security System Design

Past Projects

Evertrust Plaza in Jersey City

LSEA has provided various A & E services for the Evergreen Corporation, including the design of a 3 story elevated addition at the back of the building, chiller and cooling tower replacement, elevator upgrade, and full HVAC replacement.

Morris County Courthouse

LSEA was involved in the asbestos abatement, cornings upgrade, elevator improvement, handicap lift installation, and building expansion.

Architecture

LSEA has provided architectural design and consulting services to clients throughout the Tri-state area. The projects we have been involved with include, but are not limited to:

  • Residential - Single and Multi-Family
  • Commercial - Low Rise to High Rise Building
  • Industrial - Warehouses, Hangar Buildings, Storage
  • Shopping Center, Stadium, Plaza, Apartment complex
  • Churches/Religious Buildings/Libraries

Past Projects

Nanjing University Stadium Design

LSEA, teamed with Nadel Architects, provided Architectural/ Engineering Services for the conceptual design of this Stadium for Nanjin University in Nanjing, China. The total area was about twenty four thousand square meters, with estimated construction costs of $24,000,000.

MEP Engineering

LSEA has provided MEP Engineering Services to various state agencies, local municipalities, and private sectors. Our specialties include the following services:

  • HVAC Upgrade and Replacement
  • Emergency Generator Design
  • Fire Protection/Sprinkler/Standpipe System Design
  • Energy Audit
  • Electrical System Upgrade
  • Solar Power Design
  • Boiler/Chiller Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Lightening Protection System
  • Underground Feeder Distribution
  • Switchgears/CT Cabinets
  • High and Low Tension Power Distribution System
  • Transformer Design
  • Domestic Hot Water
  • Building and Plumbing Piping Distribution System
  • Elevator and Escalator Design

Past Projects

City Hall of Jersey City Electrical System Restoration

LSEA was retained by Jersey City to investigate and provide complete restoration services of the electrical system at the City Hall of Jersey City. The entire electrical system was submerged by water from Hurricane Sandy, and needed to be replaced.

Boonton Housing Authority Boiler System Replacement

LSEA provided A/E services for replacing the domestic hot water boiler system of Riverview apartment building for Boonton Housing Authority.

Evergreen Fire Pump Replacement

LSEA engineered the fire pump replacement for Evergreen International corporate headquarters building.

Site and Highway Engineering

LSEA has carried out many highway projects in the New York and New Jersey State areas, managing the construction or reconstruction of different segments of highways, the design and construction assistance for complex interchanges and safety assembles connected to this important sector of the states infrastructure.

The company’s technical team is of highly professional qualification and by using the most advanced technology in highway design has obtain a high rate of proficiency reflected in the quality, term delivery and budget cap of the project.

LSEA has provided Site and Highway Engineering services to various state agencies, local municipalities, and private sectors. Our services include the following services:

  • Planning for future traffic flows
  • Design of highway intersections/interchanges
  • Geometric alignment and design
  • Highway pavement materials and design
  • Structural design of pavement thickness
  • Pavement maintenance

Past Projects

NJ Turnpike Bridge Deck Assessment & Resurfacing

LSEA is part of the teams providing preliminary and final design of deck reconstruction and miscellaneous improvements for high priority bridges on the Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension.

Hudson County Passaic Avenue Resurfacing

LSEA provided design and construction management for the Rehabilitation of Passaic Ave Bridge Over Passaic River Bank and Secaucus Road Bridge over Penhorn Creek.

Land Surveying

LSEA has been providing Land Surveying services for our public and private clients in the Engineering, Transportation, and Construction industries in the following areas:

  • Transportation Design Surveys
  • Right-of-Way Surveys
  • Property Surveys
  • Construction Layout Surveys
  • Subdivision Surveys
  • ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Environmental Surveys
  • Mapping Control Surveys

Past Projects

Orange Housing Authority Parking Lot

LSEA provided land surveying services to improve the existing parking areas at two locations for the Housing Authority of the City of Orange: Washington Manor and Walter G. Alexander complex.

Monmouth County Property Boundaries

LSEA provided land surveying services to strict county standards for properties along Johnathon Holmes Road in Upper Freehold, NJ.

Structural Assessment and Design

Our inspection teams are licensed professional engineers with many years of relevant experience and have performed many projects in the State of New Jersey and New York. Our inspection teams are dedicated to providing our customers with valuable information about their buildings. We are familiar with the Standards of Practice of the National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers(NABIE). Our inspection teams provide the following services:

  • Comprehensive Needs Assessment
  • Condition Assessment Inspections
  • Future Needs Assessments
  • Uniform Physical Condition Inspections (UPCS)
  • HQS (Housing Quality Standard) Inspections
  • Emergency Damage Assessments
  • HUD Green Physical Needs Assessments (GPNA)
  • Electrical System Assessments
  • Mechanical System Assessments
  • HUD RAD Physical Condition Assessment (PCA)
  • ADA (American Disability Act) Codes Compliance Inspections

Structural Safety and Security Auditing

Safety Audits provide the necessary oversight to ensure that System Safety Program Plans are being properly followed and implemented correctly. Our engineers conduct thorough safety audits, and work to ensure that safety programs are meeting the required standards set by the oversight agencies.

Through measuring and collecting information about a safety program's reliability and effectiveness, and through on-site inspections, we are able to determine whether that safety program is meeting safety goals. LSEA has provided Safety Auditing services to various state agencies, local municipalities, and private sectors.

Drone Assisted Inspections

LSEA has partnered up with Y Bird Airways, a leading innovator for the integration of drone technology towards the best safety, security, and reliability in the service industry. Using Y Bird Airways's drone inspection technologies, we are able to easily take large amounts of photos and videos of an inspection site, and then use that information to generate a 3D model.

The use of drones for site and structural assessment allows for us to perform inspections without the need for scaffolding or climbing, and provide HD pictures of the entire site or structure. This supplemental inspection service helps our engineers to get a good view of previously inaccessible or difficult to access locations.

Past Projects

NJTA Antenna Tower Inspection

As the Prime Consultant for 2017, LSEA provided inspection services for 15 towers along the GSP, and 10 towers along the Turnpike.

High Mast Lighting at JFK and Newark Airports

LSEA performed a condition survey of the sign and high mast lighting structures at JFK International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport.

WMATA Safety Audit

LSEA provided safety review services for the State Oversight Agency by performing an on-site review of WMATA's implementation of its system safety program plan.

PATCO Line Safety Audit

LSEA was involved in the inspection of the various structures including: stations, platforms, viaducts, tunnels, bridges, buildings, and retaining walls within the PATCO line.

Traffic Engineering

Most of the bridges that LSEA has provided the design and construction engineering supporting services, for new or replacement of them included traffic engineering studies, milling and resurfacing of adjacent roadways, eventually necessary temporary detours layout and the design of new gas and water lines carried within the structures.

Past Projects

Fanny Road over NJ Transit

LSEA, as the prime consultant, provided final scoping, design, and construction engineering support services for this project. Extensive coordination with NJ Transit and utility companies was required for detours, track outages, flagging personnel, and for the relocation of affected utilities.

NJ Transit Aberdeen-Matawan Park and Ride Study

The traffic analysis included: reviewing of existing studies and data, performing a field survey of the triangle site and surrounding intersections, and the development of six traffic simulation models. LSEA developed a concept plan to estimate the amount of decked parking that could be provided adjacent to the Aberdeen-Matawan train station on the triangle site.