Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Construction Complete on Phase I of the Atlantic County NJ DPW Improvements

Northfield, NJ – Construction on the W2A designed New Truck Wash Facility for the Department of Public Works is complete! The new 5,500 SF Truck Wash Facility, new roofed road material bins and associated site improvements including new site entry gate, new site security fencing, new roadways, new parking areas and storm water detention basins are now complete and operational.

The 12,800 SF Crew Quarters, including shops, storage, offices and locker / toilet facilities, is in the final stages of construction, and is anticipated to be occupied this spring.

The overall project scope involved planning for 262 employees and 109 DPW Vehicles on a 17-acre site with multiple buildings. The entire site has been re-planned to include: some proposed building demolition; construction of an addition plus complete renovation of the existing Engineering, Planning and DPW administration building; a new vehicle maintenance garage; personnel support facilities; vehicle / equipment storage buildings; and revised site entries, drives and parking areas.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

'KEVA Built It Up! exhibit at Da Vinci Science Center through April 1st

There's still time to check out Da Vinci Science Center's 'KEVA Built It Up! interactive exhibit, inlcuding W2A's Design Team Challenge entries.

KEVA Build It Up! Da Vinci Science Center
Now Showing KEVA Build It Up! is an interactive visitor experience in which curious minds of all ages can show off their design and construction skills.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Construction Nearing Completion on W2A's current Adaptive Re-use project for Bucknell University

Construction is nearing completion on W2A's current adaptive reuse project for Bucknell University. The project involves renovations to the former United States Post Office and Federal Courthouse building in downtown Lewisburg PA. WIth over 32,000 SF, the project provides new space for the Development and Alumni Relations Department, with the Post Office continuing to provide public services on a portion of the first floor.

Typical upper level corridor

Conversion of courtroom into offices

New accessible building entrance