ENR MidAtlantic: Pulse
Sagamore Development Co. plans to construct the Sagamore Spirit Distillery at 301 E. Cromwell St. in Baltimore. The project includes a 27,000-sq-ft distilling center, a 22,000-sq-ft processing plant, a 12,000-sq-ft restaurant, a 120-ft-tall water tower and a shoreline promenade. The distillery is being designed by Ayers/Saint/Gross. Whiting Turner Contracting Co. is the general contractor. The project is valued at between $5 million and $10 million. Sagamore Development Co., Attn: Shawn Batterton, Project Manager, 1000 E. Key Hwy., Baltimore, 21230. DR#15-00462855.
BPG Development Co., Equus Capital Partners and Corson Street Acquisition plan to build 400 W. Elm St., an office building in Conshohocken. The seven-story, 324,860-sq-ft building’s amenities include dining and exercise facilities and common areas where people can socialize. The project is valued at between $60 million and $80 million. BPG Development Co., Attn: John Forde, Vice President, 1500 Market St., Philadelphia, 19102. DR#14-00568974.
Frederick County plans to build the Snowden Bridge Boulevard project in Stephenson. The project entails constructing an 0.85-mile-long paved road and a 125-ft-long bridge that will cross four railroad lines. Overhead power lines and water/sewer lines also will be relocated. The project is valued at $8 million. Frederick County, Attn: Julie Cotterell, Accounting Technician, 107 N. Kent St., Winchester, 22601. DR#15-00505053.
West Virginia University plans to renovate its Coliseum Athletic Complex. The project includes constructing additional restrooms and concession areas, updating life safety systems and upgrading premium and general seating. AECOM is the designer and Gilbane Building Co. was selected as the construction manager. The project is valued at between $20.4 million and $24.4 million. West Virginia University, Attn: Robert Beck, Procurement Officer, 1 Waterfront Pl., Morgantown, 26501. DR#14-00660236.
Contracts, Bids, Proposals
Norfolk Dredging Co. has begun the Prime Hook Beach restoration project in Milton. The project consists of dredging beach fill from a near-shore borrow area and placing it along 6,375 ft of shoreline. That will create a dune with a 40-ft-wide crest and beach berm that is 220 ft wide on the seaward side and 70 ft wide on the landward side. Other work includes installing 11,885 ft of sand fence and planting dune grasses across the dune’s surface. The project is valued at $13.5 million. Norfolk Dredging Co., 3415 SW 96th St., Stuart, Fla., 34997. DR#15-00535393.
District of Columbia
Grunley Construction Co. started work on the exterior restoration of Sidney Yates Federal Building. The 1880 Romanesque-style brick building at 1400 Independence Ave., SW, houses the headquarters of the U.S. Forest Service. The project entails repointing mortar, masonry repairs, installing metal flashing on masonry bands, window repainting and perimeter gutter replacement. The work must adhere to historic preservation requirements. The project is valued at $15.1 million. Grunley Construction Co., 15020 Shady Grove Rd., Rockville, Md., 20850. DR#15-00598937.
Bid Proposal Dates
The Pennsylvania Dept. of General Services is seeking bidders to build the Pennsylvania State Police DNA Lab on a 13-acre site that was subdivided from the former Greensburg State Prison. The project entails a multistory 50,000-sq-ft building, parking spaces for 159 vehicles and an emergency generator backup. DRS Architects is the designer. The project is valued at $22.5 million. Pennsylvania Dept. of General Services, 1800 Herr St., Harrisburg, 17125. DR#15-00409947.