E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. Contracting Office is proposing a DuPont Experimental Station expansion in Wilmington. The $200-million project would include more than 850,000 sq ft of office and research space, redesigned parking facilities and three new garages. The preliminary approvals process is underway. E. I. du Pont de Nemours Contracting Office, 200 Powder Mill Road, Wilmington, 19899. DR#201800502490 v1.

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Smithsonian Institution Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations is planning an underground visitor center at its Institution Building in Washington known as the Castle. The $150-million center will be accessible by sloping pathways excavated near the front entrance. The facility would accommodate educational programs currently housed in the Castle, allowing for other program expansion within that building.  Officials hope to begin construction in 2022. Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Ste. 5200, Washington, D.C., 20001-4505. DR#201700867778 v1.


The Chesapeake Bayhawks are planning a lacrosse-specific stadium in Crownsville. The multisport field and performance complex would include an amphitheater. It would also include a 10,000-seat stadium for the Bayhawks, a Major League Lacrosse franchise. A preliminary study of the site is underway for the project, which is valued at up to $50 million. The team is seeking approvals from state agencies for the design-bid-build project. Chesapeake Bayhawks, 1997 Annapolis Exchange Parkway, Ste. 200, Annapolis, 21401. DR#201700866940 v1.

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