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Fairfax County Annual Engineering Services Contract

Stream Stabilization/Restoration Environmental Permitting and Ancillary Services BOA

Client: Fairfax County
Approximate Project Cost (Design and Construction): 5M+
Project Timeline: 2011 – 2016
Project Manager: Scott C. Blossom, P.E. (while with Stantec Consulting Services Inc.)

Project Summary: While with Williamsburg Environmental Group Inc. (WEG) and Stantec, Scott C. Blossom P.E. was directly involved with the assessment, design and implementation of multiple urban stream restoration projects. The projects consisted of eroded urban stream channels with utility easements, crossings, bridges and stormwater outfalls, all of which were addressed in design and construction document preparation. As senior engineer, tasks manager, and engineering program manager, Scott oversaw the engineering components of thousands of linear of stream channel per year, for five (5) years. He is intricately familiar and knowledgeable in the components of urban restoration, assimilating information and specialized training for projects in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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Looking downstream at a potential restoration reach in Fairfax County. Scott C. Blossom P.E. was senior engineer and engineering manager for the contract for Stantec.

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Looking upstream at culvert outfall with energy dissipater and J-Hook installed with bioengineering methods for revegetation. BCE combines geomorphology and engineering.

Project Role: As senior engineer and water resources engineering program manager for Stantec, Scott managed a staff of approximately 20 engineers and CAD technicians working on various levels of designs on a range of urban channel restoration projects and ecosystem restoration initiatives. For select projects, Mr. Blossom was responsible for overall project management and coordination with the assessment, design and engineering staff. As senior engineer of record, Mr. Blossom oversaw preparation of proposed channel geometry using a combination of geomorphic and hydraulic design principles and followed many projects through construction, conducting on-site field review of construction activities.