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Have you met Maricelle?

posted September 12, 2014 by Serena

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Meet Maricelle Venegas. With more than 18 years of experience in media relations, community relations, and print and electronic media, she has an excellent track record in establishing successful public involvement programs. Praised by her colleagues as a dedicated public information professional, Maricelle has successfully completed a multitude of projects ranging from design to construction. As a bilingual associate, she plays a vital role in bridging the relationship between Florida communities and the construction industry.

She has worked on such notable projects as:

  • FDOT District One, Design of US 17 Reconstruction Project
  • FDOT District One, Ringling Causeway Bridge Replacement Project
  • FDOT District One, SR 78 / Pine Island Improvement Projects
  • FDOT District One, Davis Boulevard from Santa Barbara Boulevard to Radio Road Widening Project
  • City of Cape Coral, Parkway Resurfacing Improvement Project
  • Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, Selmon Crosstown Expressway Reversible Lanes Project
  • And More!

QCA is proud to have you on our team, Maricelle!

SR 78 / Pine Island Road Widening Project

posted September 12, 2014 by Serena

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Supporting American Consulting Professionals, QCA is providing public information services to close out the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) State Road 78 (Pine Island Road) four-lane improvement project that included improvements from Burnt Store Road to Chiquita Boulevard in Cape Coral.

QCA's Maricelle Venegas has worked closely with the various stakeholders to communicate the upcoming construction activities for the duration of this project.

"This project completes multi-lane expansion of State Road 78 from Burnt Store Road to I-75 and will provide tremendous benefits to local residents, seasonal visitors and the business community," shared Maricelle. "It's been a true pleasure representing FDOT and serving the community of Cape Coral."

It has been an honor to serve you on this project, FDOT and American Consulting Professionals!

American Consulting Professionals, specializes in planning, design and construction engineering and inspection of transportation facilities, with locations in the south and midwest regions, since 1987.

QCA has more than 18 years of experience providing full-service communications and office administration for a wide array of transportation projects. These specialized services include project documentation, scanning, database management, EEO compliance and overall office management. www.QCAusa.com

Joe Duhamel Designs for the Arc Jacksonville

posted September 12, 2014 by Serena

Joe Duhamel Designs for the Arc Jacksonville

Recently, Senior Graphic Designer Joe Duhamel used his skills and expertise to give back to the community by designing a brochure for the Arc Jacksonville to help them in their marketing endeavors. Having a long-established history in the area, QCA is happy to give back to the Jacksonville area.

The Arc Jacksonville's mission is to enable people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential, enhance their quality of life, promote dignity and self-esteem, and become active and productive participants in their communities.

"I'm always more than happy to donate my time to a worthy organization that sparks a change for the better within our community," shared Joe.

Have you met Beth?

posted August 29, 2014 by Serena

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QCA Area Manager Beth Zsoka is responsible for client relations, project management, product and project delivery and Quality Assurance/Quality Control. She serves as a senior public information and involvement specialist with extensive experience in public information and market research. Being a local South Florida resident, she has established positive relationships with area stakeholders, elected officials and various government agencies while acquiring first-hand knowledge of the counties surrounding her. Beth's experience reaches beyond District Four as she has served cities and counties all across Florida and nationwide in every area of transit, from traditional road and bridge projects to aviation. She has served on a variety of projects including:

  • Indian Street / Veterans Memorial Bridge Project
  • Palm Beach International Airport, Focus Groups
  • Martin Downs Boulevard (SR 714) Reconstruction Project
  • Lee County Incident Management System (IMS) Project
  • Airport Cooperative Research Program Industry Research Project
  • Georgia Department of Transportation, Economic Impact Study
  • And more

Thank you for your dedication, Beth!

I-95 / SR 9 Reconstruction Project Continues

posted August 29, 2014 by Serena

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Working alongside Johnson, Mirmiran and Thompson (JMT), Inc. (formally GBF Engineering), QCA is providing public information and inspector aide services for the reconstruction of I-95 / SR 9 in Indian River County from SR 60 to the Indian River / Brevard County Line. This sizeable project involves a number of improvements including two new lanes, bridge replacement, pavement resurfacing, construction of sound barrier walls, ramp reconstruction and new lighting throughout the corridor.

For this project, Beth Zsoka produces timely project information to keep the media, businesses and community informed and works closely with the project team on anticipating community concerns. She distributes weekly traffic reports, maintains a project database as well as coordinates with the Florida Highway Patrol on accidents throughout the project and the hire back program. She also regularly attends the Community Traffic Safety Team (CTST) and the Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Team meetings to provide project updates and answer project concerns.

"I have really enjoyed working with the JMT team on the I-95 project. We continue to work closely with JMT, the FDOT, Sunshine RV resort, FHP and the adjacent I-95 projects," shared Beth. "I am also excited to have our new Inspector Aide, Anthony Cappadoro, serve the I-95 project starting at the end of this year."

JMT engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined architectural and engineering firm regarded to be one of the foremost engineering companies in the United States. Their mission which shines through in each of the projects they complete, is to provide quality professional services that produce positive impacts and exceed expectations through imagination, innovation, involvement, and sound technical and business practices. www.Jmt.com

With more than 19 years of experience, QCA is known for developing teams of skilled, knowledgeable professionals who demonstrate exceptional performance in the office and in the field. We guarantee to add value to the total team by providing full service communications.